Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia is the latest addition to the AMC’s Outdoors with Kids series. Providing comprehensive guides to low-cost adventure, the book >includes destination and trip information for locations in and around Philadelphia. It focuses on the “pay-off” for children of each age group while specifying which locations are good for hiking, swimming, paddling, biking, etc. It features safety tips and a “Plan B” for each destination.
AMC Books are available wherever books are sold, or order directly from AMC at outdoors.org/amcstore or by calling 800-262-4455.
The Spring Edition of our Chapter Newsletter Footnotes is available on line. This feature loaded edition features an interview with the first woman president of the AMC board who also was a major force in forming the DV Chapter. Also, the history of Glen Onoko, a popular hiking biking and paddling destination is presented in this edition. Of course, there is much, much more, including additional features and many great photos. Enjoy!
In 2013 August Camp returns to the breathtaking North Cascades of Washington State. We'll hike in the North Cascades National Park, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, and Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation areas. Choose from a variety of hikes every day, or add in backpacking, rafting or kayaking to expand your experience. Take an excursion to the San Juan Islands to hike or bike, and enjoy the Washington State Ferry System. No matter what you do, you'll be surrounded by amazing vistas. Our full service tent village for 64 campers each week offers home-cooked meals, daily hikes at all levels, nightly campfires and wonderful camaraderie.
Registration forms and detailed Camp information can found at http://www.augustcamp.org . Plan your one or two week adventure now and be part of one of the oldest camps in the AMC.