Over 8,000+ hikes, walks, canoe and kayak outings, and bike trips, singles events, backpacks, ski activities, and other outdoor events annually plus Conservation, trail maintenance and outdoor leadership training. Make AMC your connection to the great outdoors!
AMC has 110,000 members, outdoor advocates, and supporters; 16,000 volunteers; and 12 chapters from Maine to Virginia. It is the oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization (circa 1876) in the nation.
UPCOMING EVENTS & SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
OUR NEW ADDRESS
5 West 63rd Street, Suite 220, NYC 10023
(inside the West Side YMCA)
We’ll be right next to Central Park! Make this a meeting point for your next city adventure!
Members and non-members welcome. Come meet an active member, ask questions about any AMC activity. Discuss how to choose an event, what to bring, what to expect. Non-members may try out one or two events before deciding to join. We will give you a list of our trips for the next two weeks.
Please stop at the front desk for a visitor pass.
The Next Open Houses:
Monday, December 9, 5:30 to 7:30pm
5 West 63rd St, Suite 220
Chapter Annual Dinner; Saturday, January 11, 2014
Connolly's Pub & Restaurant, Manhattan
New York-North Jersey Chapter Annual Dinner and Meeting will be on Saturday, January 11, 2014 5:00pm to 8:30pm (cash bar opens at 5pm), at Connolly's Pub & Restaurant, 14 East 47th St., Manhattan.
The dinner is a great chance to see your AMC friends, and make new ones. Learn about the latest Chapter news, elect members of the Executive Committee, congratulate longtime members, find out who is this year's Appie of the Year, and more (including guest speaker, to be announced).
Why not get a group of your friends to plan on attending together? New members also find this a good way to meet other members and learn about the AMC.
Before the dinner, short hikes and walks of varying difficulty will be led. For instance, Ray Lin will be leading a 5-mile walk in Central Park, meeting at 2pm inside the Time Warner Building, Columbus Circle. After happy hour with Hors Oeuvres and cash bar, there will be a buffet dinner and dessert. In addition to the meeting, there will be lots of time to socialize.
Special Speaker: Dick Cable who will present a slide show of his recent trips to Mongolia nad Siberia!
Sign up by January 3 at the latest. Register here or send name, address, phone, email address (or SASE) and your check for $34 per person (payable to AMC NY-NoJ; includes tips) to: Bob Susser, 200 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10025. You may contact Bob (rsusser [at] aol [dot] com 212-666-4371) if you have any questions.
VOLUNTEER WILDERNESS FIRST AID INSTRUCTORS NEEDED
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Do you have experience as an editor or would like to get some experience? The Chapter is looking for an editor for Trails and Waves. T/W editor obtains interesting information from our active members of recent trips from nearby or anywhere in the world. T/W is an important source for thousands of our members; we are looking for a motivated volunteer to continue it as a vibrant source of information. Please contact current editor, Nancy Tollefson [see TW link on this page] or Chapter Chair Richard Barcia rRichard [dot] barcia [at] wfadvisors [dot] com