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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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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

November 17, 2016

Easy Hike to Open Vistas at Bayle Mountain

Highlights Short hike in a secluded area to a bald knob with views of the Ossipee Mountains... Read More

November 14, 2016

Where to Take Kids on an Owl Prowl

As the days get shorter, the leaves start falling, and winter gets closer, it becomes easier... Read More