Where is the School Located?
Orvis Hill Country, Fairfield Pennsylvania.
Located in south-central Pennsylvania along the Maryland state Line - about 1.5 hours from both Baltimore and Washington D.C., just over an hour from Harrisburg, and 2.5 hours from Philadelphia.
What is Included in the Price?
$995. Includes use of gun, ammunition, lunch, ear protection, eye protection, and instruction.
What Skill Levels does this School Cater to?
Beginners or novices looking to advance their skills
.How Many Students are in this School?
What Should I Bring?
Clothes suitable for a day outside in any weather; gloves if desired, personal hunting gear and gun if desired, extra layer, protective eyewear or prescription glasses, boots suitable for walking dry ground, blaze orange hat and vest.
Are there Specific Gear Recommendations?
Break action shotguns in gauges 12-28.
Do I Need to Purchase a License?
What is the Typical Weather?
A range of northeast seasonal weather is possible. During the winter/spring, snow is possible. Fall dates can see warm, sunny days.
What Happens When there is Bad Weather?
Our activities are not canceled due to the weather, with extremes being the exception. We always recommend that you dress in layers appropriate for the season. Cotton, although a comfortable fabric, is not recommended for outdoor activities. It can rain any time of the year. Please remember to bring a waterproof jacket and pants. Hats, sunglasses, and sunblock are also recommended.
What Lodging is Available or in the Area?
Allenberry Resort, an Orvis-Endorsed Lodge, is a short drive away from Orvis Hill Country and a shuttle is available between the two properties (upon request). Enjoy world-class lodging and dining, as well as many additional amenities that Allenberry has to offer. Please contact Allenberry Resort for lodging and reservations:
1559 Boiling Springs Road
Boiling Springs, PA, 17007
Liberty Mountain Resort is nestled in Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania, just 6 miles from Orvis Hill Country. This resort offers four seasons of exciting experiences, featuring winter sports, 18-holes of golf, a salon and spa, and delicious dining options. With conference and celebration space along with hotel rooms featuring sweeping views, Liberty is a chosen destination perfect for any occasion. Reservations can be made at:
Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail
Carroll Valley, PA 17320
What About Meals and Dining?
Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Are there Additional Activities?
Plenty of fishing opportunities nearby as well as skiing. Historical sites abound.
You can bring a dog.
Potential opportunity for folks with limited mobility.
Birds can be packaged to bring home.
"If you must cancel your trip, refund fees are based on the cancelation date, as follows:
+90 days prior to trip - Full refund
60-90 days prior to trip - 50% of trip cost
59 days or less to trip - 100% of trip cost
Cancelation fees cannot be waived for any reason, including health, business or personal emergencies, or weather. We strongly urge you to purchase trip insurance, by clicking here.
For questions please contact Orvis School and Reservations (toll free) 866-531-6213.