Teen Adventures

AMC offers exciting and rewarding outdoor trips designed for ages 12-19, focusing on adventure, leadership, advocacy, and conservation – all in spectacular destinations.

Outdoor adventure trips combine hiking, rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing, and more. Participants learn valuable wilderness skills while gaining essential life skills.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Length: Range from 5-20 days

 

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The Outdoor Citizen skills expedition program is an exciting partnership between AMC and The Wilderness Society, combining outdoor adventures and advocacy training. Participants develop advocacy skills and learn how to effectively raise their voices for our public lands.
  • Ages: 16-18
  • Length: 14 days
 

Teen Trail crews combine the experience of learning outdoor skills with camping or backpacking – all while engaging in meaningful conservation service projects. No previous outdoor experience is necessary to try one of our trail crews.

  • Ages: 14-19
  • Length: Range from 7-20 days

 

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Featured Programs

Upcoming Activities

22
Jun
Teen Wilderness Adventures - 10-Day Backpack and Rock Climb Expedition (Ages 14-16)
Sat, Jun 22 - Mon, Jul 1
NH
This 10-day Adventure begins with backpacking through the spectacular White Mountains, hiking three to six miles each day over rugged terrain and camping each night in a shelter, tenting area, or...
26
Jun
Teen Wilderness Adventures - 5-Day Whitewater Kayaking Explorer (Age 13-15)
Wed, Jun 26 - Sun, Jun 30
Pinkham Notch, NH
Have you ever wanted to try whitewater kayaking? This fun and exciting course will provide the adrenaline rush you've been looking for! This program will challenge you to scout and read...
30
Jun
Teen Wilderness Adventures -7-day- Rock Climb and Whitewater Kayak Adventure (Ages 15-17)
Sun, Jun 30 - Sat, Jul 6
White Mountains, NH
Explore the rivers and cliff sides of the White Mountains in one action packed week! On this trip you will spend three days white water kayaking and three days rock climbing. Each section follows a...
30
Jun
Teen Wilderness Adventures-7-day- White Mountains Backpacking Adventure (Ages 13-15)
Sun, Jun 30 - Sat, Jul 6
White Mountains, NH, NH
Explore some of the most striking mountainous terrain in the East. With several wilderness areas and world-famous mountain ranges, the 770,000-acre White Mountain National Forest offers some of New...
03
Jul
Teen Wilderness Adventures-5-day-Backpack and Canoe Explorer (Ages 12-14)
Wed, Jul 3 - Sun, Jul 7
White Mountains, NH
Discover what the excitement is about! Join this adventure and learn backcountry skills, first while backpacking and then while traveling by canoe. The trip will begin with two nights at a backcountry...
05
Jul
Teen Wilderness Adventures-10-day- Wilderness Backpack Expedition (Pemi) (Ages 14-16)
Fri, Jul 5 - Sun, Jul 14
White Mountains, NH
Join a long-standing New England tradition, and begin or continue your quest to climb all 48 of New Hampshire's 4,000-foot peaks! On this 10-day Adventure, backpack with us throughout the...
06
Jul
Teen Wilderness Adventures -7-day- Multi Sport Explorer (ages 12-14)
Sat, Jul 6 - Fri, Jul 12
White Mountains, NH
This 7 day trip begin with two days of hiking and exploring Pinkham Notch. Each evening they will return to basecamp where the group will have the chance to bond, learn to cook on camp-stoves and...
07
Jul
Teen Wilderness Adventures - 20-Day Backpack and Wilderness First Aid Leadership (Ages 15-18)
Sun, Jul 7 - Fri, Jul 26
NH
Learn to be a competent trip leader and acquire lifelong skills through this continuous 20-day backpacking experience! This trip provides excellent instruction for older teens on managing groups and...
13
Jul
Teen Wilderness Adventures-7-Day- Youth 6 Sport Explorer (Ages 12-14)
Sat, Jul 13 - Fri, Jul 19
White Mountains, NH
This fun adventure combines the ruggedness and reward of hiking and backpacking, the relaxing pace of canoeing, the thrill of rock climbing, and the excitement of rafting, and the challenge of a high...
13
Jul
Teen Wilderness Adventures-10-day-Wilderness Backpack Expedition (Pemi) (Ages 13-15)
Sat, Jul 13 - Mon, Jul 22
White Mountains, NH
Join a long-standing New England tradition, and begin or continue your quest to climb all 48 of New Hampshire's 4,000-foot peaks! On this 10-day Adventure, backpack with us throughout the...