Open House – AMC’s Youth Opportunities Program

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Date(s) - 03/12/2015 - 03/24/2015
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Open House – AMC’s Youth Opportunities Program

Thursday, March 12 (10 AM – 3 PM) AND Tuesday, March 24 (4 PM – 8 PM)

The Appalachian Mountain Club’s Youth Opportunities Program invites you to our Open House! Stop by AMC-Boston (5 Joy Street, Boston, MA) anytime during open house hours to learn how to get your youth into the outdoors and access:

  • Free use of outdoor equipment (sleeping bags, tents, hiking boots, backpacks…)
  • Trip planning assistance
  • Advanced training (Canoe, Wilderness First Aid)
  • Discounted lodging at various AMC lodging destinations in NH, MA, and NJ

The mission of Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) is to make the outdoors accessible and meaningful to youth who would not otherwise have access to these resources. YOP operates as a resource center for youth agencies throughout Boston and the Northeast, providing youth workers and teachers the skills they need to independently take their youth outdoors.

Contact Jamie Aspenson for more information or to RSVP: or 617-391-6637. We hope to see you there!

Outdoor Leadership Training – Youth Opportunities Program

Learn how to independently lead your youth on outdoor trips! No experience is required! Successfully participate in this training to become a YOP Member and benefit from all of YOP’s services such as free equipment use, trip planning assistance, participation in Youth Adventures, and discounted lodging.

Training Dates: May, June, August, and September

Cost: $140-$170; scholarships available!

Questions or more information: Contact Jamie Aspenson ( or 617-391-6637) or visit the YOP website

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