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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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March 29, 2017

Book Review: “The Gutsy Girl,” By Caroline Paul

Early in the book The Gutsy Girl, the author, San Francisco firefighter Caroline Paul, recounts... Read More

March 16, 2017

Where to Take Kids Maple Sugaring

Spring officially starts on March 20, but New Englanders know the season really begins when... Read More

February 24, 2017

Growing Young Environmental Advocates

Woody Guthrie famously sang, “This land is your land / This land is my land,” but... Read More

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