Volunteers prepare to become an AMC-Potomac certified leader.

Welcome to the AMC potomac Chapter

Potomac Chapter hosts New Leader Training

Have you enjoyed an outdoor activity with a group led by an experienced leader, and wondered how you too could become a leader of hiking, paddling, biking or other outdoor activities? Come to the Potomac Chapter’s one-day Outdoor Leadership Training to learn more and start the process to become an AMC-PC certified leader! The training will be held at the Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) Woodbridge Campus on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. To learn more and to register, please see the listings on the Activities Database and Meetup.

Do you have any suggestions for AMC’s Potomac Chapter? Are you interested in getting more involved? Well, now is your chance! Attend one of our upcoming meetings to get your two cents in as to what the Chapter will be doing in 2019 and beyond. Dates are May 5, July 14, and September 8, and all meetings are 3-5 PM. Locations are TBD but will be in DC. Please contact Julia Elkind, Chapter Chair, at Chair@amcpotomac.org for more information’.


The Potomac Chapter has volunteer opportunities for members and guests interested in Conservation.

Volunteers help with trail maintenance and clear out invasive species.

Northern VA Conservation volunteer opportunities for AMC Potomac members:

The Fairfax County Park Authority along with the Nature Conservancy has scheduled events throughout April to clean up area watersheds and help keep trash and debris out of waterways that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. Projects will be held on April 5, 6, 20 and 27. They are looking for 1,000 volunteers to help across 21 parks in Fairfax County. A great opportunity to get out and help our area parks and the Chesapeake Bay!

Go online at the following URL to review dates and locations, and then submit the online registration form to sign-up:



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