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Getting your Family Outdoors

Looking for ideas on where to take your kids outdoors close to home? Not sure how to get started? Find “where to” and “how to” advice from our experts at AMC Outdoors and AMC Books, or check out programs in our local chapters or based at our Lodges and Huts.

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February 15, 2017

5 February Break Activities for Kids

Did the February school vacation week creep up on your family? It might feel like we just had... Read More

February 8, 2017

Community Ski Areas

Imagine a tiny ski lodge nestled against a small hill, the lodge no bigger than a typical single... Read More

December 23, 2016

Nordic Skiing for Kids

Cross-country skiing can be the perfect winter activity for a family outing: If snow has just... Read More

December 1, 2016

3 Places to Try Orienteering with Kids

I admit it—Pokemon Go is a pretty awesome game. Basically a digital treasure hunt, it combines... Read More

November 22, 2016

5 Great Gifts for Active and Curious Kids

As the holidays quickly approach, many of us are shopping around for presents for the kids in... Read More