November/December 2013

Few things can ruin a trip faster than blisters on your feet. The good news is that you can take some simple steps—and carry a few items of essential gear—to prevent or deal with them before they burst your hiking fun… This column originally appeared in the September/October edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the…

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As winter approaches, a terrarium, generally defined as a glass or plastic container used for growing plants indoors, is a wonderful way to keep a little green in your life as well as a creative way to keep kids engaged with nature. I asked two avid terrarium builders for advice in getting started. Faith Salter,…

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AMC’s Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) began small. In 1968, leaders from AMC and the Boys’ Club of Roxbury agreed on a simple partnership. A small group of boys would spend a weekend in the mountains, with the aid of AMC staff and gear, and two members of the Boys’ Club staff received scholarships to AMC’s…

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