Family Adventure: Winter Exploration

Date and Time

Monday, February 18, 2019 3:00PM - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00PM


AMC Cardigan Lodge and Reservation,
New Hampshire, Lakes Region,


Registration is required for this activity.

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


AMC's Family Adventure combines three days of outdoor adventure with traditional hospitality in spectacular settings. Experience the serenity of Cardigan Reservation while gaining a deeper appreciation and understanding of the forest, rivers, and wildlife around us through hands-on exploration and the help of AMC's knowledgeable staff. The whole family will enjoy plenty of outdoor fun including guided snowshoe hikes, sledding, animal tracking, starlit walks, snow shelter building and stories by the campfire. Activities geared toward children aged 5-10. Activity level: easy to moderate. Rates include lodging, meals, and guided activities. Program Highlights: •Sledding •Snowshoeing •Animal tracking •Camp fire with s'mores •Night walk •Winter naturalist activities Sample Itinerary: Monday 3:00pm Check in and welcome activity 5:30 pm Dinner 6:30 pm Evening Campfire Tuesday 7:30 am Breakfast 8:15 am Getting Ready for Winter Relay 9:15 am Outside Adventures: Option A - Snowshoe Walk Option B - Sliding fun & Snowshelter building Lunch 1:30 pm Outside Adventures Option A - Frozen Waterfalls Option B - Winter snow games 2:45 pm - Warm up Break 3:15 pm Animal Tracks and Traces - indoor and outdoor session 4:00 pm Afternoon nature crafts 5:30 pm Dinner 6:30 pm Evening Program - Night time Adaptations & Night Sky Wednesday 8:30 am Kids Only (time for parents to pack up) 9:30 am Winter Olympics Cardigan Style 11:30 am Lunch 12:30 pm Closing Activity

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $289 member / $329 non-member
Youth: $129 member / $149 non-member
Child: $69 member / $89 non-member
*•2 Nights Lodging and all meals Monday dinner- Wednesday Lunch, • Guided activities with AMC Outdoor Guides and Volunteers

Past participants say...

"It is a great way to enjoy the outdoors in the winter with your family. The guides are great and parents and kids meet lots of nice people." Participant, February 2015 "The kids were engaged the whole time! I didn't hear 'I'm bored' once". Participant, February 2015 "Most memorable - "The people we've met, the beautiful scenes we've seen and the smile that hasn't left my son's face since we arrived." Participant, February 2015

family winter


Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff



Nearby AMC Destination

Cardigan Lodge