School Day Trip PennsylvaniaPoconos Retreat for Pennsylvania Schools!
Looking to Book your Pennsylvania School Day Trip?
At Pocono Valley, we have a long history of serving schools that are looking for a scenic mountain setting in the Poconos. Pocono Valley is located only 90 miles from New York City and Philadelphia and is the ultimate setting for a variety of groups. We serve multiple school groups during the school year along with corporate retreats, team building events, retreats, weddings, and more.
We offer a multitude of new and exciting activities including Twin Pines Challenge Ropes Course which enables participants to build camaraderie amongst their peers. Enjoy PV’s private 40-acre lake with kayaks and pedal boats as well as swimming in our 2 Olympic size heated pools. All water activities are supervised by certified lifeguards and can be closed at your group’s request.
Why Have a School Day Trip?
Effort and Results
Bringing a subject to life outside of the classroom has its own particular excitement and joy for kids, that undeniable “school trip vibe.” Learning activities let students connect academics and themes to personal experiences and memories. This often improves classroom behavior, achievement, and participation.
Relationships and Dialog
Who among us hasn’t seen how pupils react when you say “you can work together and choose your partners”? Who wouldn’t gravitate towards their pals during group assignments if given the chance? But on school day trips, pupils learn outside the classroom, share experiences and create relationships outside of their typical groups. Students form unique bonds based on shared interests, memories, and experiences. This will help both the students and you, the professors. These experiences improve their performance and accomplishment in collaborative work, group conversations, and group projects.
Social and self-esteem
Students typically struggle with public speaking, interpersonal skills, and the dreaded presentation, preventing them from realizing their full potential. School day trips push students who are timid or uncomfortable interacting with strangers to confront their fears. Asking for directions, visiting staff, and even ordering meals when traveling require social engagement, which builds students’ confidence. As a consequence, classroom engagement and participation may rise in all the right areas!
Pocono Valley: #1 Day Trip Location for Pennsylvania Schools
90 minutes from Philadelphia, Pocono Valley is the #1 day trip location for Pennsylvania Schools.
Pocono Valley offers 5 outstanding student packages to choose from! Whether it’s a single day or overnight stay, we have a package for your school trip. Located 90 miles from New York City and Philadelphia, we offer a wide variety of fun and exciting activities geared for students of all ages. We take pride in providing a unique combination of fun and educational experiences.
Pocono Valley’s experienced staff are stationed at each activity to ensure a great time for everyone! Delicious food is served buffet-style in our beautiful dining rooms.
For more of our exciting activities visit our ACTIVITIES page.
Ready to book your school’s day trip?
We have everything you need to make your school day trip a success.
- Daily accommodations up to 5,000 guests
- Overnight accommodations up to 800
- Custom menus for all meals to suit everyone’s tastes
- 10,000 sq. ft. fully staffed kitchen
- Indoor & outdoor dining
- 25,000 sq. ft. indoor space
- 7,000 sq. ft. gymnasium space
- Auditoriums, breakout and presentation rooms
- Lakeside DJ
- Event programming
A few of the great companies that have enjoyed Pocono Valley!
300 Camp Akiba Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18360