Outings and Events

Current Outings

Game Nights
No game nights will be held at the camp lodge from January through March.  Game nights at the camp will begin again in April.

Saturday, January 27, Harvard Forest in Petersham. Hike or cross- country ski the backcountry roads and trails of Harvard Forest. We will hike or ski for about 5 miles. We will visit a goat farm and the Fisher Museum at the Harvard Forest if time permits. Please call Margos Stone at 508-826-6842 to register and for meeting time and place, or email him at mstone12242@charter.net.

Wednesday, January 31, 4:00 pm. Sibley Farm Meet at the Greenville Street parking lot at Sibley Farm in Spencer. Hike a short distance to enjoy a view of the full moon. Hot cocoa will be provided. Sponsored by the Common Ground Land Trust.

Saturday, February 10, Mid State Trail Hike, Buck Hill. Hike south 5.2 miles around Treasure Valley, by Samson’s Pebble and Browning Pond. Micro spikes or snowshoes will be needed. Please email Betty Jenewin at bettyjenewin@charter.net or call Margos Stone at 508-826-6842 to register.

Saturday, February 10, 9:30 am. Poutwater Pond. This 3-mile round trip hike will ascend 300 feet in elevation through North Sterling Woods and then traverse open fields. We will stop at the pond’s bog walk and enjoy pristine views. Poutwater Pond is a delightful destination any time of the year, but few venture there in winter. The bog and pond were named a national Natural Landmark in 1972. Snowshoes are available for loan. Nordic skiers are welcome, but beware the terrain is steep in
sections. Contact Mike Peckar to sign up and reserve snow shoes at 508-835-2959 or email Mike at fog@fognet.com.

3/22 Update: This Hike, which was rescheduled for 3/24, has been cancelled due to poor trail conditions (crusty untracked snow).  Saturday, March 10, Mid State Trail Hike, Moose Hill and Reservoir. Hike south by Buck Hill shelter, by Moose Hill shelter and then over Moose Hill and across Moose Hill Reservoir dam for a total of about 6 miles. Micro spikes or snowshoes will be needed. Please email Betty Jenewin at bettyjenewin@charter.net or call Margos Stone at 508-826-6842 to register.

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