Massachusetts, Boston Area

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.

Outdoors.rx & Boston Family Outings Walk, Cutler Park Needham, MA

Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cutler Park sits at the edge of the Charles River in Needham, MA. The park has beautiful forests and marsh land next to the Charles River We will walk at a gentle pace for an hour on this flat walk. Families of all ages are welcome.

Please bring a water bottle, insect repellent, sun screen and a hat. Wear shoes suitable for walking.

This walk does not require pre-registration and there is no fee for members or others.

The walk will cancel if it is raining.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Christopher Stix stixc2001@yahoo.com (781-894-2924; before 8 PM)

Chris has an environmental studies degree from the University of Wisconsin. He leads Outdoorsrx trips for families in the Western suburbs of Boston. He also leads nature awareness trips, called Appreciating Nature. In 2014, Chris offered trained volunteer and crew naturalists in how to run nature awareness programs for families. He loves to hike and bike.

Summer Hiking in the Fells

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions?

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Shannon MacKenzie
Coleader: 
Caitlin Hall ceh5169@gmail.com

Summer Hiking in the Fells

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions?

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Shannon MacKenzie
Coleader: 
Caitlin Hall ceh5169@gmail.com

Summer Hiking in the Fells

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions?

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Shannon MacKenzie
Coleader: 
Caitlin Hall ceh5169@gmail.com

Coolidge Reservation

Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Summer is for hiking and relaxing. This will be an easy hike up Bungalow Hill on Coolidge Reservation. Manchester-By-The-Sea, folllowed by a brief visit of sandy Gray Beach. Then we will venture over to the Ocean Lawn for a . potluck-style picnic. Sorry, no dogs. Ltd. to 12 people

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Uschi Kullman ukullamc@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Uschi Kullmann

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)

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 - Road
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.)
Coleader: 
Paul Nelson nelsn161@hotmail.com (781-209-1100; 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.)

Thurs PM Ride-Lexington

Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM

18 mi. Map & cue sheets provided. Helmet and bike in good condition required. Riders should be able to fix a flat and complete the ride in about 1.5 hrs. Rain cancels. Dinner at local restaurant follows ride. Meet at 5:45 for 6:00 start at Lexington Common, Mass Ave side near Minuteman statue. See Meetup Group url for more information, to comment and see comment threads.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Bicycling
Bicycling - Evening
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

Mike has been biking since junior high and has been leading rides with the AMC since he moved here in the 1990's. He leads rides from evening rides to local day trips to regional weekends to week long tours in New England and in Tuscany and the Czech Republic for AMCs Adventure Travel Program.

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 5:30 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (5:30 pm - dark, June 8 - Aug 31) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.
Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch mellrr@yahoo.com

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:30 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (5:30 pm - dark, June 8 - Aug 31) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.
Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch mellrr@yahoo.com

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