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.

McLains Woods, Groton

Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:00 AM

1:00pm. Come see this large wild area featuring pretty woods, varied terrain, beaver ponds, and the highest concentration of vernal pools in the area. About 2 hours, moderate pace. Meet by the open field on the SW side of McLains Woods Rd, 42.6396N 71.5582W.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Olin Lathrop (978-742-9014)

AMC Boston Chapter 2016 Spring Leadership Program

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, May 1, 2016 12:00 AM

This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Leadership Training
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Phillip Baraona amcbostonleader@gmail.com

Welcome Spring at Crane Beach

Sunday, March 20, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Hike through dunes and along the beach and look for signs of spring. Bring water, lunch, sunglasses and sun screen. Layered clothing and sturdy footwear are advised.

Trip details

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

Third Wednesday Pot Luck Social

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:00 AM

This Wednesday's social will be held at the Union Church of Waban starting at 7PM, featuring the Local Walks committee. Their group offers local walks and hikes in the Boston area. Whatever your ability, they have trips you'll enjoy-from challenging to relaxed. All members are welcome especially new members who would like to know more about the Boston chapter and the activities available. Please bring a dish of your choice to share. Please RSVP: membership@amcboston.org

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lamar Winters bikeamc53@gmail.com

AMC Boston Chapter 2016 Spring Leadership Program

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, May 1, 2016 12:00 AM

This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees. The program consists of lectures, small group exercises and role-play scenarios spread over two evening sessions and one weekend session, with a follow-on session to organize actual trips. Topics include trip planning and trip organization, safety, leadership styles, and group dynamics.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Leadership Training
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Conlin
Phillip Baraona amcbostonleader@gmail.com

Boston Young Members Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, March 14, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Steering Committee is generally scheduled to meet on the second Monday of every month from 7PM - 9PM Our meetings are open to all YM-ers. If interested in attending, please contact me for details.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Kizette Vanger october_sky24@yahoo.com

Pool Rolling Sessions

Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 21, 28, Mar 6, 13, 20) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chris Rolt
Registrar: 
Chris Rolt

Hiking & Backpacking Committee Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Are you an experienced AMC hiker and curious about how volunteer-led AMC hiking and backpacking activities are governed? The Boston Chapter's Hiking/Backpacking Committee meets monthly, and interested guests are welcome to sit in. For the particulars, contact Alex Nedzel, the chairperson, at chair@hbbostonamc.org

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Alex Nedzel

Up in the mountains on almost a weekly basis, Alex leads outings in all seasons. While best known for fast-paced single day mega-hikes and gnarly back country bushwhacks in all seasons, he'll enjoy sharing his excitement for the mountains on almost any trip, with hikers at all ability levels.

Wollaston Beach, Quincy

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:00 AM

Fast-paced 7-mi walk along Wollaston Beach, Marina Bay, 9:00am-noon. Bring snack/water. From SE Expwy, exit 8(Quincy), take Furnace Brook Pkwy. 2.8mi, L onto Quincy Shore Dr. L at first light into lot. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias (781-335-5034; 7-9pm)

Castle Island, South Boston

Saturday, April 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Fast-paced seven-mile scenic walk along ocean to Castle Island, 10:00am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and water. Meet inside JFK/UMass Red Line T station, upper level gates (no nearby parking). Storm cancels. No e-mail after 4/3. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias Bmosias@yahoo.com (781-335-5034; 7-9pm)

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