Appalachian Mountain Club Teen Wilderness Adventures



Through excursions lasting five to 23 days, TWA provides summer outdoor adventure education in the White Mountains of northern New Hampshire and Maine. Trips typically include such elements as backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and rock climbing. A minimum of two instructors leads each group of six to eight campers. Participants in each session may take part in a service project to help maintain the trail systems in the White Mountains. Specialty camps in mountain biking, white-water kayaking and leadership are available to boys and girls who wish to concentrate on a specific skill.

General Info

Name Appalachian Mountain Club Teen Wilderness Adventures
Location Gorham, NH
Summer Phone 603-466-2721
Off-season Phone 617-523-0636
Program Focuses & Features Canoeing, Conservation, Exploration, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountain Trips, Outdoor Education, Rock Climbing, Survival Training, Swimming, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 12-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Andrew J. Falender, Executive Director
Residential Fee $874-3724, 1-4 weeks.
Year Established 1992
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 35 sessions, 1-4 weeks long


Andrew J. Falender, Executive Director