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Family Adventure: Winter Exploration

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:00PM - Friday, February 22, 2019 12:00PM

Location

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

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




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

Overview

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 Outdoor Guides and Volunteers. 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: Wed 3:00pm Check in and welcome activity 5:30 pm Dinner 6:30 pm Evening Campfire Thurs 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 Fri 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

Cost*

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 first night dinner- last day Lunch, • guided activities with AMC Outdoor Guides and Volunteers

Past participants say...

"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 "Highlight - Seeing all the kids have fun together and spending so much time outside." Participant, February 2015


family

Activities

Instruction (Skills)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Naturalist

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Cardigan Lodge

Difficulty

Easy-Moderate

Audience

Families


Contact



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


Contact


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.