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Family Forest Splendor Midweek at Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center

Date and Time

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:00PM - Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:00AM

Location

The Stephen & Betsy Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center,
New York, Hudson River Valley,
NY

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Enjoy one more mini-vacation with your family before school starts! Spend 3-days, 2 nights glamping in a renovated cabin or a comfy tent in the woods.Meals, nature crafts and other kid-friendly outdoor activities are included! This midweek adventure will offer families delightful hikes along with rustic nature crafts, leaf printing art, a planting project, and more. There will be plenty of time for families to relax and engage in activities on their own. Kids of all ages are welcome. Nature crafts are aimed at ages 6-12 year olds. Families who would like to fish should bring their poles and lures, and I will be glad to go over some good techniques to fish Breakneck Pond. This program is led by the chapter's Harriman Program Committee Volunteer Leaders. Paddling equipment is provided free of charge courtesy of the NY-NoJ Chapter. Personal canoes & kayaks are allowed; no permit is required. Loaner tents and sleeping pads are available. Choose to stay in either a newly renovated cabin or tent platforms. Storm King Cabin has 4 bedrooms, each with 4 bunks. There is a large center common room and 2 small refrigerators. Thick mattresses, blankets, and pillows are provided. Each Beaver Brook Tent Platform can accommodate 4 backpacking tents, which can be borrowed from the camp. Secure beatbox is available for food storage. Bath houses are nearby and have hot showers and flush toilets. Check in that the camp office when you arrive. Check-in time is Tuesday at 3 p.m. Plan to arrive by 6 p.m. for dinner. Check out time is Thursday at 11 am, although you are welcome to enjoy the camp until 3 p.m. Registration is mandatory. Programs fill quickly, so register early! Space is limited to 16 cabin and 8 tenting guests. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. Register by Tuesday, August 6th midnight for Reduced Early Bird Prices. Registered guests will receive an information sheet at least one week prior to the event. Kid prices are discounted. Reservations cancelled more than 14 days in advance receive a full refundminus a $25 processing fee. Reservations cancelled 14 days or less in advanceare not refundable. If the AMC must cancel a probram, registrants will benotified and all fees will be refunded. Normal weather will not cancel this event.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $125 member / $165 non-member
Youth: $105 member / $136 non-member
Child: $85 member / $110 non-member
*Above rates are for early bird camping registration. All rate includes 2 nights accommodation in a shared cabin or personal tent (Tuesday & Wednesday), 2 dinners (Tuesday & Wednesday), and program leadership provided by volunteer leaders. Trail lunch may be purchased separately before you check out or at the camp. Rate excludes EvenBrite and credit card processing fees for non-members.

Related Link(s):

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More about Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center
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Start a Group Carpool

Driving Directions

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The camp is easily accessible by public transportation. Take either the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Tuxdeo, NY, or the Shortline bus from the 42nd Street Port Authority Bus Terminal to Tuxedo, NY. Call the camp office (617-523-0636 ext 56523) in advance to reserve a seat ($5 one way) on the Van shuttle from Tuxedo. The camp is about 45 minutes from NYC. For detailed driving directions go to: https://www.outdoors.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Harriman-Center-Driving-Directions-update.pdf Drive to Harriman State Park which is off the Palisades Parkway. The gate to the camp is on Lake Welch Parkway at the intersection of Pine Meadow Road. (41.217869, -74.106021). Drive up to the camp office to check-in and unload your gear. Then park in the big field. We encourage carpooling, but do not arrange it. Try starting a ride share at www.groupcarpool.com.

Family Fun Hike

Activities

Hiking
Paddling
Social Events
Camping

Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Harriman Outdoor Center

Difficulty

Easy

Audience

Families


Leader



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Aurora was a hard working teacher in New York City for over 10 years. She was the recipient of the Teacher's Network Award for her lively "Schoolyard Trees and Me" program. She has spent many childhood summers at YMCA camps and worked as a counselor as a teen. Now, she is the proud mother of two sons and loves the outdoors.