Paddling

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) 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: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

Beginning Whitewater Kayak Instruction

Saturday, June 8, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:00 AM

Experience the excitement of whitewater kayaking in a fun and supportive environment with an outstanding group of paddlers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Bryan Smith
Melanie Rausch

AMC Ponkapoag Camp Family Canoeing, Hiking, and Primitive Camping Overnight, Blue Hills Reservation, Milton, MA

Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM to Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:00 PM

Join us for family camping with canoe and hiking adventures, group dinner, campfire, S'mores and lots of fun. AMC Ponkapaug Camp is on the eastern shore of the 230-acre Ponkapoag Pond in the 8,500 acre Blue Hills Reservation just 13 miles south of downtown Boston. We have planned a night out with a fire and Smores and family friendly canoe experience coupled with friendly walks and hikes on local trails.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Paddling
Paddling - Canoeing
Paddling - Flatwater
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC, among others. Jeanne is Past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and a YOP (Youth Opportunities Program) trained leader with Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training. Jeanne leads hiiking, backpacking, XC Ski, snowshoe, and canoe trips, among others. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco and has trips coming up to New Zealand and Fiji/Tonga.

Brian s Witkov user369128@aol.com (978-807-4901)

Brian is a seasoned hiker and backpacker. His interests are fitness and nature, with a strong fondness for urban parks and anything involving the Olmsteads..thats right ..it was a family business. Brian enjoys leading urban walking trips as well as 4 season trips for families in Boston and new Hampshire. Both backpacks as well as hikes are interesting and fun for children and their families. Within the last year, he has been involved with shelter, hut and all season experiences in the whites.

David Powell davidfreds@beld.net (781-858-5546; NCA 9.00)

Winter Pool Rolling

Sunday, March 24, 2019 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 24-Mar 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club.

Fees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only, no instruction): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Conrad Nuthmann ccn12@live.com
Registrar: 
Susie Carter carter.susie@gmail.com

Winter Pool Rolling

Sunday, March 17, 2019 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 24-Mar 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club.

Fees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only, no instruction): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Conrad Nuthmann ccn12@live.com
Registrar: 
Conrad Nuthman ccn12@live.com

Winter Pool Rolling

Sunday, March 10, 2019 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 24-Mar 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club.

Fees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only, no instruction): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Conrad Nuthmann ccn12@live.com
Registrar: 
Susie Carter carter.susie@gmail.com

Winter Pool Rolling

Sunday, March 3, 2019 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 24-Mar 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club.

Fees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only, no instruction): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Conrad Nuthmann ccn12@live.com
Registrar: 
Susie Carter carter.susie@gmail.com

Winter Pool Rolling

Sunday, February 24, 2019 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 24-Mar 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club.

Fees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only, no instruction): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Conrad Nuthmann ccn12@live.com
Registrar: 
Susie Carter carter.susie@gmail.com

Essex Bay Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Monday, September 3, 2018 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Essex River area is a beautiful place for paddle boarding. Wrap up the summer by exploring the peaceful scenery of the salt water marsh. We will meet at 3:00 at the rental facility (Cape ANN SUP, 35 Dodge Street/ Boat marina, Essex, MA) to fill out rental applications, secure payment, put on life vests, adjust paddles to appropriate height, put on sunblock, and put on life vests. Between 3:15 to 3:30 we will do some brief introductions, provide beginner instruction, and get out on the water. Paddle is roughly from 2 to 2.5 hours going upstream, and then coming back during high tide.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Ellen Stanley ellstan@comcast.net
Coleader: 
Renee Hoekstra reneejhoekstra@gmail.com

YM Labor Day Weekend: CAPE COD BIKE AND BEACH TRIP

Saturday, September 1, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, September 3, 2018 12:00 AM

Join AMC Young Members (20s-30s) for a Labor Day weekend cycling, hiking, kayaking, and swimming on Cape Cod! Enjoy three days of moderate cycling, car camping, sightseeing, seaside hikes and great company. We will cycle approximately 20 miles a day (with breaks!), with destinations depending on the group's interests. All levels of cycler's are welcome on this trip, and there are bike rental options near the park. Within Nickerson State Park there are opportunities for renting canoes and kayaks and swimming in kettle ponds, along with niceties like bathrooms and showers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Paddling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Zoe Rath
Julia Doucett
Coleader: 
Katie Weber katie.fitzgerald6@gmail.com
Steve Weber sweber844@gmail.com

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