Camping 101 and Games for Families

Date and Time

Friday, July 15, 2022, 10:00AM - 12:00PM


AMC Noble View Outdoor Center, 635 S Quarter Rd, Russell, MA 01071,
Massachusetts, Connecticut River Valley,


Registration is required for this activity.


Please join the AMC, WMA Family Outings Committee in collaboration with Hilltown Family Center and Hilltown Libraries, at Noble View Outdoor Center, 635 S Quarter Rd, Russell, MA 01071, for a Guided Story Walk of "The Camping Trip "by Jennifer K. Mann for preschoolers and " Camping Skills 101," and games for elementary through early middle school students on Friday, July 15, from 10:00 to 12:00. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to participate. Pack a family lunch and water for this summer vacation day and enjoy eating the "Gorp" you make compliments of your guides Dawne, Laura and Susan. Be prepared with a water bottle, sturdy closed toe shoes that can get wet, a hat and a jacket just in case. Sunscreen and bug repellent are recommended. Rain will cancel this event.

AMC Trip Policy

COVID 19 Information: As of December 1, 2021 AMC requires volunteers be vaccinated or receive a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the start of an event. AMC relies on the honor system for compliance. Participants may be required to wear masks, provide proof of vaccination, or in the alternative a current (within 72 hours) negative PCR test as a condition of attending this event. For your personal safety, you should expect to be in the presence of vaccinated and unvaccinated people in all AMC settings and should make choices about participating accordingly.



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Leave No Trace Hike


Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

Western Massachusetts






Dawne is a former teacher. She loves the natural world and believes there is a place for everyone in the outdoors.


Laura is a WM Chapter Family Outings Co-Chair & Noble View Outdoor Center Steward's Council Chair. Laura is a former early childhood educator. She is an avid hiker and has been an AMC trip leader for many years. Laura loves to bring people of all ages into the outdoors, especially to Noble View.