Camping

In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.

Trekking Italy's Alta Via 1 - #BeOnlinewithAMC

Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM

Spend a virtual evening with AMC local leader Jesse Waites on Thursday August 27th at 7:30pm as he takes you through his trek of Italy's Alta Via 1, a 75 mile long walking trail through the Italian Dolomites. You will see photos of the trailside wildlife, "refugios" deep within the mountains World War 1 battlefields, and along the way will learn to book your own Alta Via 1 excursion. Sign up by adding your name and email to the Google Doc below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Climbing/Mountaineering
Hiking
Photography
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jesse Waites

AMC Boston Family Outings - NH Camping/Hiking Weekend w/Parents and Teens/Young Adults

Friday, July 24, 2020 3:00 PM to Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:00 PM

WELCOME!

Appalachian Mountain Club ("AMC") is pleased to be able to reopen some of its operations in accordance with state regulations. In connection with re-opening, AMC is requiring all volunteers and participants to read the following warning and sign the liability waiver in order to be present at AMC activities.

With that in mind, we would like you to join us Friday July 24th thru July 26th in the White Mountain National Forest in NH. Back to basics; Camping and Hiking

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Micheal V Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (781-438-5680; Anytime after 6 PM)

Currently a Backcountry Leader for the Boston Chapter Family Outings Group. Avid 4 season hiker and have enjoyed AMC Adventure Travel trips to Dolomites, Patagonia, Ireland and Switzerland.

David Beck davebeckrph@comcast.net (781-321-8321; After 7 PM)

AMC Interchapter Novice Family Hiking & Camping Workshop (Pet-Friendly), Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park, Carmel NY - CANCELED

Friday, July 31, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 AM

Family fun hiking and camping weekend July 31st 2020 (after 3 PM) to August 2nd (until 11 AM) at Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park in Carmel NY. Have fun, Improve your hiking and camping skills, and look forward to the option to backpack in the future. This program is at a walk-in (3 - 4 minutes) rustic group campsite next to the Appalachian Trail (AT). Rustic means tent camping, cooking outdoors and there are only portable toilets for bathroom facilities.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Denise Boucher denisegirish@gmail.com (978-470-0243)
Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (339-368-1534)
Majid Ali appkhi@gmail.com (224-515-0417)
David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net (508-361-0508)
Coleader: 
Richard Breusch richge@optonline.net
Chandra Leela Velpula cvelpula@yahoo.com

Family Camping on Cape Cod, MA

Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:00 AM to Monday, September 7, 2020 12:00 AM

FAMILY CAMPING ON CAPE COD, NICKERSON STATE PARK, BREWSTER, MA

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Paul Pichetti paul_pick@verizon.net
Coleader: 
Peter Fraunholtz
Renee Spring

NYE Hike (NH4K) + Hut Stay

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 12:00 AM to Wednesday, January 1, 2020 12:00 AM

Why settle for the old NYE routine in the city when you can do something spectacular that few people have done...Ring in the new year from one of NH's 48 4K's. Join us on this rare member only trip and celebrate the new year in true hiking style. The best part is that you don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn to hike. This is one occasion where you actually sleep in the day OF the hike.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He is heavily engaged in the H/B leadership and training programs such as Spring/Fall Leadership Training as well as our educational programs in the Spring and Winter Hiking Programs. Like other hikers that hike before sun up and after sun down and do 20+ miles, Casey likes to do the same only keep it under 10 miles :) He's experienced but not a speed daemon

WHP Participants ONLY: Beginner Winter Car Camping Weekend (level 1)

Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:00 AM

This trip is part of the Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program (WHP) and is only open to registered participants of that program. If you would like more information about the WHP, please email us at whp19@hb.amcboston.org or follow the link below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Duly whp19@hb.amcboston.org

WHP Trip Coordinator

Pat Grimm whp19@hb.amcboston.org

Trip Coordinator

Jessica Halvorsen whp19@hb.amcboston.org

WHP Program Director

Family Camping at Pawtuckaway State Park, Nottingham, NH

Friday, October 4, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of tent camping and exploring a lake, hiking trails, a fire tower, biking trails, marshes, wildlife, and a boulder field of glacial erratics, all within Pawtuckaway State Park! There are options to rent kayaks/canoes/paddleboards for a fee from the Park. Bring your tent and sleeping gear and the leaders will plan and bring food and cooking equipment for meals. Days are open for you to do your own activities or join with others for a hike or a bike ride. Participants will all pitch in to help prepare the family-style meals and clean up.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@gmail.com

Carrie has been an AMC leader since 2008 and has led family trips for over 7 years. She enjoys camping, rock-climbing, sketching, chocolate trail snacks and hiking in new places.

Amy Kelliher amycbkelliher@gmail.com

Amy is a leader for Boston Family Outings Committee. When she's not working on finishing her 48 4000-footers, Amy enjoys looking at maps, reading, cooking, eating, and spending time with her 12-year old twins, her husband, and their energetic Golden Retriever, "Bentley".

YOUNG MEMBERS MT ISOLATION MIDSUMMER HIKING WEEKEND

Friday, August 2, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 4, 2019 12:00 AM

Celebrate "National Summit Day" with Young Members and start your August off right with a scenic car camping/hiking weekend in the Whites. The group will meet up Friday evening at a campground in New Hampshire, giving us the chance to get on the trail early the next day. We will climb Mt. Isolation via the Glen Boulder trail. This is an out and back trip over 11.3 miles and ~4,900 feet of elevation. This a long and strenuous hike that is not suitable for beginners. Saturday night we will return to the campsite for campfire, dinner, and relaxing.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Maurice Boueri
Coleader: 
Pietari Sulkava

FAMILY COLUMBUS DAY FALL FOLIAGE WEEKEND AT AMC NOBLE VIEW OUTDOOR CENTER, RUSSELL, MA

Saturday, October 12, 2019 1:00 PM to Monday, October 14, 2019 10:00 AM

Join Family Outings Columbus Day Fall Foliage Weekend at AMC's Noble View Outdoor Center, approx. 2-hrs West of Boston! Noble View is a great place to hike easier trails, and take in the picturesque beauty of the Pioneer Valley. Possible options as well for more challenging hikes "off campus" on local trails. $90pp for 2 nights bunk accommodations and meals OR tenting options available for $50pp! North Cottage offers twin bed accommodations in varying room configurations to accommodate family style sleeping arrangements.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nancy Ryan
Coleader: 
Ekaterina Atanasova ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com (774-232-6846; 8-9pm, Weekends)

Mt. Washington Car Camping - Young Members

Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:00 AM to Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us on a Friday 7/5 hike to Mt. Washington via the less-travelled Nelson Crag Trail. Expect steep hike of 12 mi. rdtrp. with elev. gain of 3700 ft. We will do a shorter hike on Saturday, approx. 5 miles. Stay at convenient campground Thurs. 7/4 and Fri. 7/5 nights with heated pool. Hikers in their 20's-30's welcome. Joint HB/Young Members event. Ltd. to 6 hiker campers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Frank Hauschild frankhauschild@rocketmail.com

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