AMC Teen Wilderness Adventures is a unique summer outdoor program in New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts and Maine. Teen Wilderness Adventures let you discover more of the great outdoors in the company of exceptional leaders and new friends. We have teen summer camps designed for young people with previous experience as well as those new to outdoor experiences.
Teen Wilderness Adventures videoNew for 2016! This year we're offering Female Specific Mountain Bike and Secret Swimming Holes, Maine and New Hampshire Rock(climbing)!, Appalachian Trail and Long Path Backpacking trips out of Harriman State Park in New York!
We offer exciting, rewarding outdoor adventure education for youth ages 12-18 ranging in length from 5-20 days. Teen Wilderness Adventures combine one or more outdoor activities--like hiking, rock climbing, backpacking, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, and mountain biking--with spectacular destinations. Group size on our programs ranges from 6 to 10, and each of our trips has at least two instructors at all times.
Teen Wilderness Adventures participants learn valuable wilderness skills and develop essential life skills. This unique combination fosters an appreciation for the environment, develops self-esteem, instills a spirit of adventure, and promotes teamwork, friendship, and a sense of community through memorable wilderness experiences.
Teen Wilderness Staff
The AMC's professional instructors are dedicated, energetic, and talented leaders experienced in working with youth. All our instructors are trained and certified in wilderness medicine and water safety, and have strong backcountry skills. They come from a wide variety of backgrounds and life experiences and are committed to providing youth with a fun and educational excursion in the outdoors while maximizing the safety of all participants. They are mature trip leaders who enjoy sharing the outdoor world with teenagers, and take their responsibility very seriously.
Activities and Features
Religious Emphasis None
Outdoor Activities Mountaineering Climb and Rappel Ropes Course Backpacking Hiking Rock Climbing