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AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:34 PM to Monday, September 17, 2018 12:00 AM

The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee is dedicated to encouraging people in their 20s and 30s to get involved in the AMC and enjoy the outdoors. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in becoming involved with the Committee. If you have attended a few YM events and are interested in exploring opportunities to contribute to the steering committee, please contact us at amcbostonym@gmail.com.

Descriptions of typical YM Steering Committee and Volunteer positions can be found at this link:

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Sean Deshaies amcbostonym@gmail.com

Sean has been hiking with the AMC for four years now. He is currently working on his Northeast 111, which includes all 48 4000'ers in New Hampshire and all 46 4000'ers in the Adirondacks. When he's not hiking, you'll see him running half-marathons, marathons, triathlons or working out with November Project.

Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group

Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:53 AM to Saturday, September 22, 2018 12:00 AM

Join the Young Members Google Group: Spontaneous Outings and Socials (SOS). SOS includes local hikes, walks, nature trips, socials, talks, workshops, etc., within the Boston area. The goal is to bring like-minded people together and encourage exploration, enjoyment, and appreciation of local open spaces and environmental issues. Trips and socials will be emailed 3-5 days in advance and will include meeting location, required equipment, skill level, and duration.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda mgrzenda@aol.com

Boston YM Game Night at City Square

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:00 AM

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. There may be light snacks but you should plan on figuring out dinner plans on your own. Feel free to bring food for yourself or to share.

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JULr1icPlguCtcUNCresnTgRz156T-UuhrMm...

Trip details

Activity: 
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com
Shannon MacKenzie

Shannon is a 3-season leader with Young Members. She's happy to lead hikes, backpacks, and nordic ski trips in the whites or locally. She'll also recite a poem if you request it.

Boston YM: Mt. Isolation

Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Looking for a challenging but rewarding hike? Join us for a day of hiking out to one of the White Mountain's most remote 4,000-ft peaks-Mt. Isolation. This 13.3-mile loop hike will have us first climb up to an elevation of 5,175 feet along Mt. Washington's southern side, taking us above tree line for some amazing views, then heading downhill to Mt. Isolation (elevation 4,003 ft). Total elevation gain for the day is 3,800 ft. This hike is for experienced hikers, comfortable with long mileage and a faster pace.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Leah Salloway
Coleader: 
Kelleigh Welch

Mt. Adams

Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us on our ascent of Mt. Adams via the rugged Star Lake Trail. Expect steep and challenging conditions on Star Lake Trail. This hike will focus on the unhurried exploration of the above treeline terrain and krummholz. Ltd. to 10 experienced hikers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Sarah Perez de Heredia sarinski@gmail.com

Potluck and Free Outdoor Movie

Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:15 PM to 10:00 PM

Join Morgane and Alex for a potluck dinner and free outdoor movie at the Christopher Columbus park in downtown Boston near the North End. Bring a dish to share with everyone. We will then be watching the movie "Apollo 13". Come spend your Sunday evening with us by the waterfront with good company!

Trip details

Activity: 
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton
Alexander Mattern

Lake Elmore Labor Day Hiking Weekend in VT

Friday, August 31, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, September 3, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of hiking in Vermont at lovely Lake Elmore. We will car camp at state park complete with modern amenities and hot showers, near Stowe, Vermont. The first day we will hike Mt. Mansfield or similar (10-12 mi rdtrp.); the 2nd day we will do a shorter 7-8 mile hike. Expect rugged and steep terrain. Enjoy a roaring evening campfire, swimming in Lake Elmore, picnic opportunities, and woodsy campsites next to a babbling brook. Ltd. to 6 experienced hiker campers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Dilrukshi Vitharana vitharanad@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: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Rath
Julia Doucett
Coleader: 
Katie Weber katie.fitzgerald6@gmail.com
Steve Weber sweber844@gmail.com

YM Wildcat Mountains hike

Saturday, September 1, 2018 12:00 AM

Join this AMC Young members trip with like minded outdoor enthusiasts for a hike to the Wildcat Mountains. We will take the Wildcat Ridge trail and Nineteen mile Brook trail to summit two New Hampshire 4000 footers (Wildcat A 4422' and Wildcat D 4062'). Most of the hike will be in the trees but we'll have excellent views of Carter Notch and Presidential Range from the peaks. The hike will be at a moderate pace(1.5 to 2mph). The total distance will be 9.5 miles with around 3000 feet of elevation gain. We'll be doing a car spot for this hike.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. Some of the trips that she has led with young members in the past are: day hikes in NH, sailing trips on the Charles River, and going to an outdoor potluck and movie in a park.

Coleader: 
Kanishk Tripathi

20's and 30's September Social

Thursday, September 6, 2018 12:00 AM

AMC Boston Young Members Social from 6:30-9:30pm on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the American Legion - Marsh Post 442. Join other Young Members to celebrate the tail end of the summer hiking season, and learn about AMC events taking place this fall. This will be a great way to meet both new and active AMCer's. Enjoy a fun evening filled with food, drinks, and cool door prizes! Each ticket will include an entry into the raffle/door prizes, and an all you can eat dinner provided by Seta's Cafe in Watertown. Cost is $15.

Trip details

Activity: 
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Julia Doucett juliamdoucett@gmail.com

Boston YM Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, September 10, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Interested in learning about the inner workings of the AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee? The YM Steering Committee is generally scheduled to meet on the second Monday of every month from 7-9 pm - dinner is provided! Our meetings are open to all in AMC YM. If interested, contact Zoe K (zoe.karp@gmail.com) for information on location and other details.

Trip details

Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com

Young Members Fall Getaway Weekend

Friday, September 21, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 23, 2018 12:00 AM

Join 40 AMC Young Members for a weekend getaway to Three Mile Island Camp (TMIC), Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Situated on an island of 43 rocky woodland acres, TMIC offers a delightful recreational experience in the heart of New Hampshire's lake district. Participants will enjoy a weekend of canoeing, kayaking, sitting by their cabin or camp fire, playing games, and having a grand ole time! A couple of 'led' activities will be offered but mostly this will be an unstructured weekend to socialize, exercise, and relax!

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Flatwater
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda michelehikes@gmail.com (781-697-1410)

Michele has been a volunteer hike leader for AMC since 2006. She enjoys connecting people with nature and is one of the lucky few who have made her avocation her vocation. By weekday, Michele protects wetlands and manages 2,000 acres of Open Space for Weston, MA. Besides leading backpacks, nature walks, and hikes for AMC, Massachusetts Audubon Society, & other local non-profits, Michele can be found on rainy nights in spring, helping frogs & salamanders cross the road on the way to vernal pools

Samantha Mandel samantha.a.mandel@gmail.com
Leah Salloway