Registration Opens January 3, 2022 at 8 AM (EST)

The general application window will open on January 3, 2022, at 8 AM (EST) and close on January 12, 2022, at 11:59 PM (EST). Acceptances will be made based on a random lottery system, but applications will continue to be accepted until Camp is full and a substantial waitlist is generated.

Camp Dates:

Week 1: July 16 to July 23
Week 2: July 23 to July 30
Week 3: July 30 to August 6
Week 4: August 6 to August 13

***Pricing will be announced by December 1, 2021


August Camp is the longest-running tradition in Appalachian Mountain Club’s history, dating all the way back to 1887.  The location of camp changes every year, ranging from Maine to Washington and many points in between.  Learn more about why so many people return year after year to be part of such a unique summer camp experience – exploring nature, hiking, meeting new friends and sharing the day’s adventures surrounded by the beauty of North America.

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Mt Rainier - Joe Nanfara
North Cascades by Bill Steinmetz 2018
Columbia River Gorge photos by Lennie Steinmetz
Olympic Peninsula Holly Adams
Crater Lake - Janine Brancale
Whistler Monika Jeager