Camping

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

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

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: 
Open
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: 
Michael Savas mts7419@gmail.com

I've been an AMC hiking leader since 2017 and recently became a backpacking leader this year. In addition, I am an instructor in the NYNJ Chapter Novice Backpacking Workshop(s).

Chandra Leela Velpula cvelpula@yahoo.com

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

Young Members Summer Camp Weekend at AMC's Cold River Camp

Friday, June 7, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:00 AM

Join AMC Boston Young Members as we kick off the summer with a weekend of outdoor fun at AMC's Cold River Camp in North Chatham, NH. In true summer camp style, a variety of hiking and other activities will be offered each day as we explore the Evans Notch region of the White Mountains. Hikes will be offered each day for all experience levels. After hiking cool off with a swim, or return to camp to relax in the main lodge where dinner will be served. Enjoy socializing after dinner around the bonfire, or with games or other activities in the lodge.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Deb Conrady

Family Camping on Cape Cod, MA

Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:00 AM to Monday, September 2, 2019 12:00 AM

FAMILY CAMPING ON CAPE COD, NICKERSON STATE PARK, BREWSTER, MA. We will camp 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! (2 night minimum on the weekend). 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. Group site for tenting. Breakfast and dinner included.

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

SHP Participants only: Famous Steak Tip/CarCamp Weekend Pool and HOT showers

Friday, August 9, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. This car camp weekend will start off Friday night at CRAZY HORSE FAMILY CAMPGROUND, 788 HILLTOP ROAD, LITTLETON, NH, where we will set up tents and socialize. Saturday morning we will wake up early with a pancake breakfast and carpool to Mount Moriah . Mt Moriah is bare rock above tree line, offering incredible views on a clear day with 360° views of the Presidential Range and the rest of the Carter-Moriah Range.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

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

AMC Ponkapoag Camp Family Canoeing, Hiking, and Primitive Camping Overnight, Blue Hills Reservation, Milton, MA

Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM to Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:00 PM

Join us for family camping with canoe and hiking adventures, group dinner, campfire, S'mores and lots of fun. AMC Ponkapaug Camp is on the eastern shore of the 230-acre Ponkapoag Pond in the 8,500 acre Blue Hills Reservation just 13 miles south of downtown Boston. We have planned a night out with a fire and Smores and family friendly canoe experience coupled with friendly walks and hikes on local trails.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Paddling
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, among others. Jeanne is Past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and a YOP (Youth Opportunities Program) trained leader with Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training. Jeanne leads hiiking, backpacking, XC Ski, snowshoe, and canoe trips, among others. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco and has trips coming up to New Zealand and Fiji/Tonga.

Brian s Witkov user369128@aol.com (978-807-4901)

Brian is a seasoned hiker and backpacker. His interests are fitness and nature, with a strong fondness for urban parks and anything involving the Olmsteads..thats right ..it was a family business. Brian enjoys leading urban walking trips as well as 4 season trips for families in Boston and new Hampshire. Both backpacks as well as hikes are interesting and fun for children and their families. Within the last year, he has been involved with shelter, hut and all season experiences in the whites.

David Powell davidfreds@beld.net (781-858-5546; NCA 9.00)

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