A fun afternoon hike at Harold Parker State Forest in Andover, MA half hour north of Boston followed by ice cream and our trip planning meeting at a nearby leader home. We'll meet at 12:45 pm at Harold Parker State Forest Headquarters and hike 1 ½ - 2 hours around Salem Pond (~ 2 miles) on varied terrain, mostly flat, but with some ups and downs. At 3 pm we'll have ice cream (compliments of Family Outings) and our trip planning meeting from 3:30 - 4:30 pm at a nearby leader home. Join us for one or all of the activities. Everyone welcome. Children welcome.
Unique outdoor happy hour event where one can play with dogs on the patio of the Liberty Hotel.
Join Boston's AMC young members to help volunteer at a Mass Audubon site and organic farm in Lincoln! We will help with chores from 1:30 to 4:00 and can also explore their wildlife sanctuary afterwards. Public transportation is limited to the commuter rail so please get in touch with each other for carpooling using the sign-up list below.
Come join us for an early summer swim at Walden Pond after work at the Walden Pond State Reservation in Concord! What is more refreshing than going for a swim after work? The weather is getting hotter, and the water at Walden Pond is warming up rapidly. The Walden Pond swims will be taking place at an ongoing basis throughout the summer twice a month. As the water gets warmer the goal will be to swim across the pond and back for roughly a mile of swimming.
Join AMC Boston Young Member's 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 Evans Notch region of the White Mountains. At least four hiking options will be provided each day.
Join us for some summer fun and camping at Rangeley Lake State Park! The Maine Young Members group is hosting our Fifth Annual Inter-Chapter Maine camping weekend! Come and meet folks from all over New England. There are plenty of hiking trails and mountains in the area, including many 4k's such as Mount Abraham, Crockers, Saddleback and the Horn. Mount Abraham is one of my favorite mountains in Maine, with the second largest alpine zone in Maine. You can join us on a hike led by one of our volunteer leaders or go off on your own day adventure.
Come celebrate the start of the summer with the LAST EVER ROOFTOP DECK PARTY AT JOY STREET! Come help us see off our old headquarters in style. Meet new and old friends, learn about great Young Members events & trips being offered this summer, and enjoy classic grill food. In case of rain, we will move into the auditorium. YM will provide burgers and other grill items as well as sides and alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages. Vegetarian options will be provided, and please contact Samantha with any other food restrictions or allergies.
Join AMC families (and new and prospective families) at Houghton Pond for hikes, grilled burgers and dogs, and a Trailside Museum Naturalist presentation with live animals.. Meet leaders and learn about Boston Family Outings. Hikes start at 9:30 am. BBQ at 11:30 am. Naturalist at noon.
Multiple hikes planned for all ages and abilities:
9:30 a.m. Longer "Advanced" Hike (2 hours)
10:00 a.m. Shorter "Medium" Hike (1 hour)
10:30 a.m. Younger Kids Nature Exploration (1 hour)
11:00 a.m. Walk around the Pond (½ hour)
Looking for a spark of inspiration for your next story? Or maybe you're looking to bounce some new ideas off other writers? We think a walk through the Boston Common and Boston Public Garden with some AMC creatives will help. Our workshop invites writers of all levels, genres and mediums to join us for a leisurely walk around the Boston Common and Public Garden, where we will spend some time exploring the green spaces of Boston, with a stop to see the annual Memorial Day flag planting display in the Common.
Stephanie has been an AMC leader for 3.5 years, leading everything from local walks and hikes, to art and writing themed trips, day hikes, and multi-day backpacks. She is a visual artist, writer, amateur naturalist and Certified Interpretive Guide, and so especially enjoys leading outdoors trips with creative, natural history, or cultural components. She also loves leading instructional programs and working with people of all abilities and skill levels. she/her pronouns
Kelleigh is a life-long hiker, growing up in Massachusetts and spending her summers hiking in the White Mountains, and expanded to hiking out west and abroad starting in college. She recently moved back to Massachusetts after living in NYC for a few years, where she spent most of her weekends hiking any trail that was accessible by public transportation. Kelleigh is a writer and communications specialist, and loves to merge those skills with her love of the outdoors as often as she can.
This is our LAST game night at Joy St., so join us for a night of board games and card games to remember! Bring your favorite board game or come to play something you haven't before. Game night will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, come for whatever time frame works for you. Food will not be served, though you are welcome to bring in food or snacks. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XfGLXPqOzvxCcNgZJSb0jFDHVrW1KUr56QuC...