Family Adventure: Wee Wanderers Family Explorations

Date and Time

Friday, July 13, 2018 5:00PM - Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:00PM


Highland Center at Crawford Notch,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

(best time to call: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm)


Now AMC offers the perfect 3-day program for you and your little ones to explore the outdoors! Designed for families with 3-5 year old kids, Wee Wanderers Family Explorations will tap into and encourage the natural curiosity of young children as we explore the natural world around Highland Lodge. Our professional guides will lead fun activities while balancing the needs for activity and rest. Pond discovery, nature trail exploration, and plenty of games and play time on the Highland Mountain Playscape will help introduce kids to the animals and other inhabitants of the White Mountains region. Outdoor sessions involve walking less than a mile on uneven terrain for pond discovery and nature trail exploration. Indoor sessions include stories and craft time. SAMPLE ITINERARY: Friday 3:00 - 5:00pm Check in at the Highland Center and Registration 5:00pm Family Social Hour 6:00pm Highland Center Buffet Dinner 7:00 pm Welcome Session / Overview of the weekend Saturday 7:30am Morning Explorations 9:00am Family Hike Options 12:00pm Lunch 1-3pm Rest Time/ Free Time 3:00pm Hands on Activities 5:00pm Parents' Social Hour 5:00pm Kids' Power Hour 6:00pm Family Dinner/ Kids Dinner options 7:00pm Campfire Sunday 7:30am Morning Explorations 9:00am Family Hike Options 12:00pm Pizza Lunch

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $399 member / $439 non-member
Youth: $225 member / $240 non-member
Child: $89 member / $103 non-member
*Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights, Dinners on Friday and Saturday, Breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday, Lunches on Saturday and Sunday, Free use of equipment and clothing from the L.L. Bean Gear Room, Guided programs and activities throughout the weekend

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Driving Directions

Driving Directions to Highland Center at Crawford Notch and Shapleigh Bunkhouse Address to enter into GPS: U.S. 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03595 (44.22° N, 71.41° W) From Greater Boston Area: 1. Take I-93 North to NH Exit 35 toward Rt. 3 North. 2. Take Rt. 3 North for 10 miles. 3. Turn right onto Rt. 302 East and continue 8.3 miles to Highland Center, located on right side of road. Or 1. Take I-95 North to NH Rt. 16 North (NH exit 4) 2. Follow 16 North to 302/16 Junction in Glen, NH. 3. Turn right onto Rt. 302 West. Follow for 15.8 miles to Highland center, located on left side of road. From Portland, ME: 1. Take Rt. 302 West approximately 90 miles to Highland Center, located on the left side of the road. From Montreal: 1. Take AutoRt. 10 East to AutoRt. 55 South (north of Magog). 2. Take AutoRt. 55 South to I-91 South (at US/Canada line). 3. Take I-91 South to I-93 South (VT Exit 19). 4. Take I-93 South for 22.2 miles to Rt. 302 East (NH Exit 40). 5. Take Rt. 302 East to Highland Center, located on the right side of the road. From New York City (and Hartford, CT, or western MA): 1. Take I-95 North to I-91 North (Exit 48). 2. Take I-91 North through MA and VT to Rt. 302 East (VT Exit 17). 3. Take Rt. 302 East to Highland Center, located on the right side of the road. Approximate driving times and mileage to Crawford Notch: • From Boston, 160 miles, three hours. • From Portland, 90 miles, two and a half hours. • From New York City, 360 miles, seven hours. • From Montreal, 175 miles, three hours and a half hours.

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AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.