President’s Society members provide critical support for AMC’s conservation, environmental education, and recreation programs.
Annual unrestricted contributions from President Society members of at least $1,000 per year make AMC’s mission possible.
With your AMC President’s Society gift, 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 sustainable forestry, protecting trees that store carbon, and reconnecting trout and salmon spawning habitat.
- 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, special insider access to AMC expert staff, special outdoors experiences from Washington DC to Maine, and more!
Please note these great benefits do not affect the tax deductibility of your gift.
Member Levels and Benefits:
Mt. Madison – $1,000 – $1,875
- 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
Each following level includes all of the benefits of the prior level, plus additional inclusions:
1876 Founder – $1,876 – $2,499
- Advance notice and booking for President’s Society Adventures
Mt. Jefferson – $2,500 – $4,999
- Complimentary book or map from AMC Books
Mt. Adams – $5,000 – $9,999
- Custom outdoor adventure for you and your family led by AMC staff
Mt. Washington – $10,000 – $14,999
- Invitation to Alpine Supper Club, a special intimate dinner with AMC leadership
Mt. Katahdin – $15,000 – $24,999
- Personal concierge for AMC bookings
Challenger – $25,000 – $49,999
- Opportunity to hike Katahdin, Mt. Washington, Bear Mountain, or other regional peak with AMC staff
Champion – $50,000 and up
- 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
Join us for exclusive President’s Society events to connect with AMC leadership and fellow President’s Society members. Learn more about the important AMC work that you support by attending these special upcoming events. Please note that AMC adheres to local and national COVID-19 protocols. Events listed below are subject to change as we continue to monitor the evolving situation. To learn more about the events and our safety protocols, please contact Alli Burdick at 617-391-6626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMC Holiday Reception and Special Celebration
Thursday, December 8 (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
10 City Square, Boston, MA 02129
Please join fellow President’s Society and Summit Trust members for a festive evening at AMC Headquarters. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and camaraderie with fellow supporters as we ring in the holiday season and raise a special toast to celebrate AMC’s recent conservation achievement, the protection of the Pleasant River Headwaters Forest. By bringing this 27,000-acre parcel under permanent protection, AMC has now safeguarded 100,000 contiguous acres of forestland and waterways in Maine—an incredible feat! You can RSVP here!
AMC Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, December 15 (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Please join AMC’s Interim President and CEO Susan Arnold and other senior leadership online on Thursday, December 15, for a virtual year-end town hall featuring an organizational update. This insider event is a special offering for top supporters of AMC’s mission and will include time for Q&A. Please feel free to share your questions with us beforehand. Donors like you have helped play a critical role in stewarding AMC and we are committed to keeping you updated on all that your support makes possible. You can register for the event here.
XC Ski Day at Jackson Touring Center
Thursday, January 19
How are you getting ready for ski season? Dust off your skis and enjoy a day of cross-country skiing at Jackson Ski Touring! Whether it’s your first-time cross-country skiing or you’re an experienced pro, you’ll enjoy the beauty of gliding through the woods. Lessons and rentals are available; skiers of all ability levels (including beginners) are encouraged to join.
Medawisla Winter Weekend
January 27 – January 30
Please join fellow winter enthusiasts for a weekend in the Maine Woods! Our lodge-based adventure at Medawisla Lodge and Cabins, with drive-in access, offers the very best of winter, including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and more.
Options for cabin with ensuite bathroom ($780 per person) or with shared bathroom ($640 per person) accommodations. Price includes all meals, lodging, tips, taxes, and staff-led adventures.
Lodge-to-Lodge Ski Adventure
February 16 – February 20
There’s nothing like the magic of a lodge-to-lodge ski trip in the Maine Woods. Experience this four-night XC ski adventure that takes you over rivers and through the woods of a wild landscape that AMC has conserved. Due to the demanding nature of this trip, expert skiers only.
Options for cabin with ensuite bathroom ($990 per person) or with shared bathroom ($870 per person) accommodations. Price includes all meals, lodging, tips, taxes, and staff-led adventures.
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.
Please contact Alli Burdick at email@example.com or 617-391-6626 for more information on any of these adventures.
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Missed a webinar? Browse recordings of past webinars to catch up on valuable information you missed the first time around.
Sustainable Forestry in the Maine Woods April 4, 2019
Defeating Northern Pass November 21, 2019
Mountain Lakes and Streams March 11, 2020
Trout and Salmon Habitat Restoration April 7, 2020
Tramping with the Appies: AMC History Trivia April 16, 2020
AMC’s Net Zero Initiative April 28, 2020
The True Colors of Spring May 15, 2020
Discover the Bay Circuit Trail June 11, 2020
Bringing the Huts to You July 23, 2020
Search and Rescue in the White Mountains September 17, 2020
Hidden Gems: Lesser-Known Trails in AMC’s Region October 8, 2020
What’s Next? AMC Conservation Policy in 2021 January 22, 2021
Clips from the Archives March 4,2021
Protect the View April 15, 2021
Backcountry Composting September 14, 2021
Climate Change in the Mountains November 3, 2021
AMC and Carbon Offsets in the Maine Woods September 21, 2022
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