Upcoming Family Activities

27
Nov
Family Hike Princeton Institute for Advanced Study Woods
Fri, 1 PM – 4 PM
Princeton Battlefield State Park parking lot, off Mercer St. in Princeton, NJ, NJ
Stroll for late Autumn Nature Study in the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study Woods (from Princeton Battlefield State Park). Suitable for ages 5-12 and parents. Expect some muddy trails near Stony…
28
Nov
Griggstown Grassland Preserve Loop Hike (2C3)
Sat, 12 PM – 4 PM
Griggstown Grassland Preserve (, NJ
Easy Hike across fields of John Clyde Native Grassland Preserve, and through woods trails, perhaps as far as the Water Tower and then Graeber Woods Preserve (on Simonson Brook\/Bunker Hill Rd.), with…
04
Dec
Bike-Packing in the Monongahela National Forest\/Otter Creek Wilderness
Fri, Dec 4 – Sun, Dec 6
Hendricks WV, WV
This bike-packing trip into the Monongahela National Forest is on gravel forest roads and wilderness trails. It consists 10 miles round trip bike-packing through the Fernow Experimental Forest with a…
04
Dec
BIKE-PACKING IN THE MONONGAHELA NATIONAL FOREST\/OTTER CREEK WILDERNESS
Fri, Dec 4 – Sun, Dec 6
Hendricks WV, WV
This bike-packing trip into the Monongahela National Forest is on gravel forest roads and wilderness trails. It consists 10 miles round trip bike-packing through the Fernow Experimental Forest with a…
06
Dec
#BEONLINEWITHAMC AMC BOSTON CHAPTER FAMILY OUTINGS COMMITTEE MEETING AND LEADER TRIVIA SOCIAL
Sun, 7 PM – 9 PM
Online, MA
Join us Sunday evening December 6th from 7 – 9 pm for our Family Outings Committee and Leader Trivia Social. We will discuss committee business and plans for the winter season. After the business…
12
Dec
Rescheduled: Beonlinewithamc – Conservation Conversation: Down on the Farm and Out in the Woods, What is Conservtion Worth?
Sat, 7 PM – 8 PM
Join Steven Wallander, PhD for a virtual happy hour where he will give us an overview of how environmental economists evaluate conversation programs. No math required – just a willingness to broaden…
18
Dec
Introduction to winter backpacking.
Fri, Dec 18 – Sun, Dec 20
Little Bennett Campground Clarksburg MD, MD
This two night program is intended for those with previous hiking and camping experience who want to start making the transition to winter backpacking. We will be focusing more on teaching skills…
02
Jan
AT IN MARYLAND BEGINNER WINTER BACKPACK
Sat, Jan 2 – Sun, Jan 3
Raven Rock Shelter in Maryland, WV
A 4 mile one night out and back backpack on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland from the Route 491 Trailhead (Raven Rock Road) north to the Raven Rock Shelter camping area. The climb to the shelter is…
09
Jan
Bickle Knob Snowshoe Hike WV
Sat, 9 AM – 5 PM
Stuart Recreation Area Bowdon WV, WV
Come join us on a gradual 1,762' climb up a forest service road to the observation tower on Bickle Knob. For this 8.2 mile round trip out and back hike we will use snowshoes or microspikes…
22
Jan
Cranberry Backcountry\/Wilderness WV Sled-Backpacking (Option 1 of 3) 4 days base camping on easy terrain.
Fri, Jan 22 – Mon, Jan 25
Cranberry Nature Center Hillsboro WV,, WV
This program is held in the Cranberry Backcountry near Hillsboro WV. We will backpack or use sleds to drag our gear 2-6 miles into the backcountry depending on how much trail we have to break and set…

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