Camping

Boston Harbor Islands: swimming, s'mores and stargazing at Peddock's Island - Young Members (20s & 30s)

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:00 AM to Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Join AMC Boston Young Members for a Friday night camping trip to Peddock's Island! We'll arrive by ferry Friday afternoon, share a delicious potluck dinner, take an island hiking tour or swim and roast s'mores over the campfire. Saturday morning includes a group breakfast, time for more swimming, hiking or other recreation and a return to Boston at your leisure.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chuck Monjak cmonjak@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Molly Lunn
Christine Malinowski

Family Bicycle Camping weekend, Hingham, MA

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 7, 2016 12:00 AM

The Second Annual Family Cycling-Camping weekend, based this year in Wompatuck State Park, Hingham, MA. Cycling approx 18 miles on Saturday through Hingham and Scituate, exceptional ocean views, the Scituate Lighthouse, stops for ice cream and food. Incl dinner Friday through brunch Sun. Registrar: Howard Loree, howard.loree@alum.mit.edu, 617-781-6334.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Howard Loree howard.loree@alum.mit.edu
Coleader: 
Marjorie Cooperman marjoriecoop@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Howard Loree howard.loree@alum.mit.edu

Campfire Skits, Songs, and Activities Workshop, Andover, MA

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This workshop is ideal for trip leaders who want to take their family and youth campfires from fun to unforgettable. Workshop includes a delicious campfire treat (hint: it is not s'mores)! Bring your flashlight and ideas to share.. Workshop fee $8. This workshop is run by AMC YOP (Youth Opportunities Program). Contact Lindsay Watkins, lwatkins@outdoors.org or 617-391-6637 to register.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
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 Outdoor Cooking Workshop, Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA

Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join AMC and other families for dinner outdoors! Learn new cooking techniques, involve the kids, enjoy the food we/you prepare, and leave with fun recipes. We'll fire up our stoves and dine on our creations. Up to two kids FREE per adult.. Adults $15 includes dinner. Vegetarian? Vegan? Meat eater? Other? No worries. We accommodate. Workshop run by AMC YOP (Youth Opportunities Program). Register with Lindsay Watkins, lwatkins@outdoors.org or 617-391-6637.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
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)

Old Speck and Baldpates Car Camping Weekend

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 7, 2016 12:00 AM

Working on your New England 4,000-footers or 100 highest? Then join us for a peak-filled car camping weekend in the Mahoosuc Mountain Range in eastern Maine. On Saturday, we'll hike the Old Speck Trail to the summit of Old Speck Mountain - Maine's 4th highest peak at 4,170'. The distance is a modest 7.6 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 2,700'. Hiking up the steep summit trails rewards hikers with spectacular 360° views from its summit tower.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Peter Monnes
Keith Watling

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

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 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)

Meet AMC Boston Family Outings, Marlborough Public Library, Marlborough, MA

Thursday, June 2, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come meet and learn about AMC Boston Family Outings. Get info, get inspired, get your family out! Bring the kids 6 pm for slides, fun, and refreshments. AMC Boston Family Outings is an active group of familes, parents, and grandparents who like to get outdoors with their kids. Come learn about our activities including hiking, camping, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and biking in summer, and snowshoeing, skiing, skating, and sledding in colder months.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Bicycling
Bicycling - Mountain
Bicycling - Road
Camping
Climbing/Mountaineering
Hiking
Ice Skating
Paddling
Paddling - Canoeing
Paddling - Flatwater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
David Beck
Registrar: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Meet AMC Boston Family Outings, Clinton, MA

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Come meet and learn about AMC Boston Family Outings. Get info, get inspired, get your family out! Bring the kids for slides and fun. AMC Boston Family Outings is an active group of familes, parents, and grandparents who like to get outdoors with their kids. Come learn about our activities including hiking, camping, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and biking in summer, and snowshoeing, skiing, skating, and sledding in colder months.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Bicycling
Bicycling - Mountain
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Camping
Climbing/Mountaineering
Hiking
Ice Skating
Paddling
Paddling - Canoeing
Paddling - Flatwater
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Intermediate Bike/Luxury Camping/Yoga Trip on Martha's Vineyard

Friday, August 19, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Bike scenic country roads, enjoy beautiful beaches, watch amazing sunsets, practice yoga outside, and stay at luxurious campground with full service kitchen, modern bathrooms, and large multi-purpose room. Must be comfortable riding 12-20 miles per day with hills. $160 includes two nights tent site fee, two breakfasts, Saturday boiled lobster seafood feast and great company! Parking on mainland and ferry extra (no cars). But sag wagon will take tents, sleeping bags, and pads; you just need to bring your clothing.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Road
Bicycling - Touring
Camping
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jon Grand jhgrand@verizon.net (617-566-1849)
Jacqui Sweeney jfysoutdoors@gmail.com (781-209-1100; 7:00-9:30 p.m.)

August Camp 2016

Saturday, July 16, 2016 12:00 AM to Saturday, August 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Join YM Leaders Phil Baraona and Michele Grzenda from Aug. 6-13 at AMC's August Camp located on the shore of Lake Leland in Quilcene, Washington. This site is located in the foothills of the Olympic Range west of Seattle, just outside Olympic National Park. The forest, coastal, and mountain ecosystems of the Olympic Peninsula combine to create a spectacular wilderness park. We will explore this diverse environment with multiple hike offerings each day at varying levels of difficulty.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Other U.S.
Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
WA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda michelehikes@gmail.com

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