Activities for AMC Boston Family Outings

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AMC Boston Family Outings Hike, Ice Cream Social, and Trip Planning Meeting, Andover, MA

Saturday, July 22, 2017
12:45 PM to 4:30 PM

Join other families for a fun afternoon in Andover, MA half hour north of Boston for a fun 1 - 2 hour hike with a possible swim followed by an ice cream social and our trip planning meeting at a leader home nearby. Join us for one or all of the activities above. Everyone welcome. Children welcome. Please register with Denise Boucher at denisegirish@yahoo.com or 978-470-0243. Registered participants will be sent additional info and directions.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Meetings
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Denise Boucher denisegirish@yahoo.com (978-470-0243)
Registrar: 
Denise Boucher denisegirish@yahoo.com (978-470-0243)

Family Bicycle Camping Weekend, Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA

Friday, August 4, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 6, 2017 12:00 AM

Our Third Annual Family Cycling-Camping weekend, based this year in Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA. 18 mile family oriented bike ride on Saturday; camping at Harold Parker State Campground, stops for ice cream and food :). Includes Dinner Fri through Breakfast Sunday, campfires and the best Smacos Ever, AMC members and non-members alike $55 adults, $40 children; Registrar: Marjorie Cooperman, marjoriecoop@yahoo.com.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marjorie Cooperman marjoriecoop@yahoo.com (781-359-9332; evenings)
Howard Loree
Registrar: 
Marjorie Cooperman marjoriecoop@yahoo.com

Family Outdoor Cooking Workshop, Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Always wanted to learn to cook outdoors? Become a backcountry chef! Learn new cooking techniques, involve kids in meal planning and preparation, enjoy the food we/you cook, and leave with practical (and fun!) recipes to dazzle on your next adventure. We'll fire up our stoves and dine on our creations. Workshop fee $15 for adults; Kids free. Workshop run by AMC YOP (Youth Opportunities Program). Register with Lindsay Watkins at lwatkins@outdoors.org or 617-391-6637.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Leadership Training
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Coleader: 
Lindsay Watkins lwatkins@outdoors.org (617-391-6637)
Registrar: 
Lindsay Watkins lwatkins@outdoors.org (617-391-6637)

Family Camping on Cape Cod, Nickerson State Park, Brewster, MA

Monday, August 28, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, September 4, 2017 12:00 AM

We will be camping at Nickerson State Park, a short walk from the beach at Flax Pond, where there is swimming, non-motorized boating, frog catching, biking and general fun. CHOOSE THE DAYS YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME! Great for kids/teens of all ages. Convenient to the Outer Cape and local attractions, bike trails, and bayside beaches. Informal group activities may include group biking trips, swimming and excursions. Group size is 25-30, and we dine together and share chores on a communal kitchen site known as the "blue tarp diner". Group site for tenting.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Margo CHapski machapski37@gmail.com
David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net
Lisa Renee Spring spring3renee@yahoo.com (857-237-7869)
Coleader: 
Peter Fraunholtz salida04@yahoo.com
Paul Pichetti
Registrar: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com

Labor Day Weekend Family Camping at Tully Lake, Royalston, MA

Friday, September 1, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, September 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Join AMC families at this tent-only family friendly campground set on the shore of a 200 acre lake less than two hrs northwest of Boston. Enjoy roaring waterfalls a short walk away, Explore miles of hiking including the Tully Trail and Tully Mountain, great biking and paddling up the picturesque Tully River or explore the lake's islands and inlets. Or just lounge and relax beneath the towering pine trees. Cost $75 pp ($35 kids four & under) includes campsite, most meals, and s'mores. Communal cooking, chores and fun!

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Paddling - Canoeing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Kara Minotti-Becker
Registrar: 
Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@gmail.com

AMC Boston Family Outings Hike, Light Supper, and Trip Planning Meeting, Newton, MA

Sunday, September 10, 2017
2:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Join other families for a fun afternoon in Newton, MA for any or all of the activities below.:
1. Local walk or hike TBD.
2. Light supper at 4:30 pm followed by Trip Planning meeting. Supper provided by the committee (you bring potluck appetizers and dessert). All welcome. Kids welcome!
Register with Jeanne at jablauner@comcast.net or 978-202-5606 including who/how many you are and children's names/ages. Registered participants will be sent more info and directions.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Meetings
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Jennifer Sullivan Sulewski
Registrar: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Family Camping at Tully Lake, Royalston, MA

Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Join AMC families at this tent-only family friendly campground set on the shore of a 200 acre lake less than two hrs northwest of Boston. Enjoy roaring waterfalls a short walk away, Explore miles of hiking including the Tully Trail and Tully Mountain, great biking and paddling up the picturesque Tully River or explore the lake's islands and inlets. Or just lounge and relax beneath the towering pine trees. Cost $50 pp ($25 kids four & under) includes campsite, most meals, and s'mores. Communal cooking, chores and fun!

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Paddling - Canoeing
Paddling - Flatwater
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, most recently returning from a two week trek in Switzerland.

AMC Boston Family Outings Walk, Light Supper, and Trip Planning Meeting, Boston, MA

Sunday, November 5, 2017
2:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Join other families for a fun afternoon in the Boston, MA area for any or all of the activities below.:
1. Walk or hike TBD.
2. Light supper at 4:30 pm followed by Trip Planning meeting (supper provided by the committee (you bring potluck appetizers and beverages). Everyone welcome. Children welcome.
Please register with Jeanne at jablauner@comcast.net or 978-202-5606 including who/how many you are and children's names/ages. Registered participants will be sent additional info and directions.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Meetings
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Registrar: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

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