Family President's Day Calumet Winter Weekend, West Ossipee, NH

AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.

Trip dates: Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Join AMC Family Outings for a fun relaxed Winter Weekend roughly 2 ½ hours north of Boston at Calumet lodge & cabins. On the edge of Lake Ossipee, Calumet offers hiking, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, x-c skiing at our doorstep, and optional DH skiing nearby. Adults relax while kids build snowmen and snow angels and play outdoor basketball and broom ball at the covered pavillion. This weekend includes accommodations, all meals, activities, & down time for kids & adults. Saturday evening, there is a campfire w/singing & stories on the beach.

Accommodations are rustic comfortable. The lodge has a lounge, kitchen, bathrooms with showers on the first floor which is where the group shares our meals and down time. The 2nd floor sleeps up to 22 (three bedrooms for 2, 8, and 12) in bunk-style firm beds. The sleeping areas are co-ed, so families can stay together. Bring your sleeping bags or sheets and blankets, pillow and towels. The cabins are insulated and heated and sleep up to ten (four bunk beds and two single beds). Those staying in the cabins have their choice of the bathrooms in the lodge or separate heated bathrooms. Meals are simple, hearty, and delicious. Everyone helps cook, prep and clean-up.

$115 for adults in the Retreat lodge or $95 in cabins. Kids 7 - 21 years enjoy a reduced "kid" rate of $85. Kids six and under enjoy a reduced "kid" rate of $45 including all meals Friday evening to Sunday lunch. To Register contact: Leader - Susan Cournoyer,, 617-794-8658.


  • "Calumet is a blast ... the kids love it ... very fun and relaxed winter wonderland with ... snowshoeing, tobogganing, ice skating, skiing, broom ball, and a campfire on the beach Saturday evening".

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New Hampshire, Lakes Region
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Jeanne Blauner (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, most recently returning from a two week trek in Switzerland.

Susan Cournoyer (617-794-8658)
Marta and Victor Fernandez Suarez
Trip location: 
Ossisspee New Hampshire
skiing, family, weekend retreat, Calumet, West Ossipee, NH, AMC, Families, sledding, tobogganing, snowshoeing, x country skiing, ice skating, cabins, Retreat Lodge
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Registration required: 
Susan Cournoyer (617-794-8658)


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Detailed prices noted in the text above include lodging, meals (Fri Dinner thru Sun lunch), and all activities.

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2016-10-19 18:51:58.0
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2016-12-26 09:29:09.723