President’s Society members provide critical support for AMC’s conservation, environmental education, and recreation programs.
Annual unrestricted contributions from President’s Society members of $1,000 or more per year make AMC’s mission possible.
Through your generous donations, you are:
- partnering to protect and fund public lands and build trails.
- researching climate change and its impact on outdoor recreation and fragile ecosystems.
- connecting people of all ages to the outdoors and inspiring the next generation of outdoor stewards.
- working in the Maine Woods, practicing responsible forestry, protecting trees that store carbon, and restoring trout and salmon
habitat and other areas of ecological importance
- inspiring leaders and giving them the skills they need to succeed through AMC’s Center for Outdoor Learning and Leadership (COLL).
In addition to knowing you are making a positive impact on the outdoors you can enjoy a suite of benefits that have been designed to give you the very best of the AMC experience. Enjoy exclusive invites to President’s Society Adventures, insider access to AMC expert staff, and learning opportunities to understand the impact you are making through your generous giving.
Please note these great benefits do not affect the tax deductibility of your gift.
Member Levels and Benefits:
Each level includes the benefits of prior levels, plus additional perks:
- AMC family-level membership
- Subscription to Appalachia
- Invitations to outdoor adventures and events
- One complimentary membership to give to a friend
- Recognition in AMC’s Annual Report
- Advance notice and booking for President’s Society Adventures
- Complimentary book or map from AMC Books
- Custom adventure led by AMC staff
- Invitation to Alpine Supper Club, a special intimate dinner with AMC leadership
- Personal concierge for AMC bookings
- Opportunity to hike Katahdin, Mt. Washington, Bear Mountain, or other regional peak with AMC staff
- VIP tour by foot, boat, or airplane of landscape such as the Maine Woods, Harriman camps, or Pennsylvania Highlands where AMC is a conservation leader
Cardigan Exploration Weekend
March 3 – March 5
Just a 2-hour drive from Boston, Cardigan Lodge is a local gem with winter activities for all to enjoy. Guests can expect snowshoeing and winter hiking, as well as cross-country and backcountry skiing, all weather dependent, of course! Accommodations start at $340 per person. Price includes all meals, lodging, tips, taxes, and staff-led adventures.
AMC Town Hall
Thursday, April 6, 2023
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Please join us for a town hall for President’s Society and Summit Trust members on Thursday, April 6! This virtual event will feature AMC’s President and CEO Nicole Zussman as she shares her goals and what’s in store for AMC in 2023 and beyond. AMC’s VP, Learning and Volunteer Community Engagement Faith Salter will also provide an Outdoors Connector update.
This insider event is a special offering for valued supporters of AMC’s mission and will include time for Q&A. Donors like you have played a critical role in stewarding AMC and we are committed to keeping you updated on all that your support makes possible.
Please feel free to share any questions or thoughts for Nicole ahead of time by contacting Alli Burdick at email@example.com or 617-391-6626. We look forward to seeing you online!
AMC’s 17 Years of Phenology
With AMC Staff Scientist Georgia Murray and AMC Research Fellow Jordon Tourville
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
The Appalachian Mountain Club, working with multiple partner organizations, established alpine plant phenology monitoring across the Northeast in 2004 under the program Mountain Watch. This program has now grown to include woodland flowers and tree canopy data and engages community science participants along the Appalachian Mountain corridor. AMC’s research team has results to share. Please join AMC Staff Scientist Georgia Murray and AMC Research Fellow Jordon Tourville as they tell the 17-year-long story of the collected data on open flower timing in woodland and alpines areas of New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and New York. Georgia and Jordon will walk us through AMC’s unique effort to collect long-term data, what the data says, and how you can continue to be a part of the story.
This President’s Society and Summit Trust exclusive webinar will have time for Q&A. Register here.
Paddle on Breakneck Pond
Thursday, May 18, 2023
AMC Corman Harriman Outdoor Center
Harriman State Park, Haverstraw, NY
Please join fellow outdoor enthusiasts for a paddle on Breakneck Pond, launching from the AMC Corman Harriman Outdoor Center. Hidden in New York’s second-largest park, The Stephen & Betsy Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center is a great escape from the city. No need to bring your own boat; we will provide canoes and kayaks for the day. It will be a great mid-spring activity!
Please contact Alli Burdick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-391-6626 for more information on any of these adventures.
Missed a webinar? Browse recordings of past webinars to catch up on valuable information you missed the first time around.
May 26, 2022
Dave Publicover and Steve Tatko
September 21, 2022
March 11, 2020
Trout And Salmon Habitat Restoration
by Steve Tatko
April 7, 2020
January 22, 2021
April 15, 2021
September 14, 2021