Carter Mountain Orchard
Charlottesville, VA

Bring your school group for some hands-on learning!

Carter Mountain Orchard’s wholesome, educational, and fun field trip packages are offered throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Choose one that's right for your group! All group packages and field trips are by reservation only; one teacher or staff member FREE for every 10 paying children.

Educational field trips at Carter Mountain Orchard include:

•    Buzzy the Honey Bee – designed for 4th Grade
•    Tree Degree – designed for 3rd Grade
•    Diggin’ Dirt – designed for 3rd Grade
•    Apple Picking – several packages available – for pre-K  thru 2nd grade
•    Peaches ‘n’ Cream – for summer camp and child care programs of all ages

Visit or call 434-977-1833 for more information or to make a reservation.


Elkton Elementary School, 2nd Grade | Posted to Carter Mountain’s Facebook page



Family-owned and operated since 1912, Carter Mountain Orchard offers pick-your-own peaches and apples, in season. The orchard holds family fun events throughout the year; signature annual events include:

•    Easter Egg Hunt (April)
•    Thursday Evening Sunset Series (every Thursday, May through September)
•    Happy Birthday America (July)
•    Peach Festival (July)
•    Salute to Hometown Heroes (November)
•    Holiday on the Hill (December)

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