Cold River Camp, AMC
North Chatham, New Hampshire
Tin Mountain Bird Society
Albany, New Hampshire


May 16 – 19, 2019 (2 or 3 nights)


·      Peak spring migration

·      Wild & varied habitats within an hour of Camp: subalpine, spruce/fir, northern hardwoods, wetlands, lakes, rivers, farms, villages, edges… guided trips to all…

·      We had 94 species in 2 days at the last CRC Bird Camp (May 2017)!


Starts Thursday evening dinner & ends after Sunday breakfast (2 or 3 nights).

Two or more trips led daily by area birding experts…. Plus evening programs!

All ages & experience levels welcome.


REGISTRATION: Space is limited / Available until full. Download form below.


·      rustic, beautiful cabins with fireplace or wood stove, 2 – 6 beds per cabin

·      separate shared bathroom buildings with hot showers

·      central dining & socializing in the Lodge

·      Rec Hall (games, activities, & evening programs)

·      minimum overnight stay: 2 nights

·      day trips & meals available à la carte (reserve in advance)



            $89/person/night total for lodging & 3 meals & use of all Camp facilities

            À la carte pricing (reserve in advance by emailing

Breakfast: $10           Lunch: $10     Dinner: $20

½-day trip: $5            full-day trip: $10

shorter outings & evening programs: free (except Saturday evening: $5)


Details & registration forms:  

Registration Form

Bird List

This Brochure

Questions: Ned Beecher, or 603-387-7869. 


More about Cold River Camp & accommodations, see



About Bird Camp
Birding enthusiasts from around the region will meet up at AMC's Cold River Camp ( for a weekend of birding during peak migration in the wild & varied habitats around Chatham, NH.  Starts with Thursday evening dinner & ends after Sunday breakfast; come for 2 or 3 nights. Includes scheduled outings & evening programs in an informal and comfortable atmosphere.  Just $89/night for lodging & all meals.  À la carte options for meals & trips available. All ages & experience levels welcome.  

Choose # of nights. You will choose how many people after you click "Pay Now."


(additional details to be determined, TBD)


Thursday, May 16

Trip (on the way to Camp!):  Thompson Preserve (Sandwich) – Dahl Sanctuary (No. Conway) – Saco Valley bottomlands (No. Conway) – Hurricane Mountain Road.  Meet at 12:30 pm at the Alice B. Thompson Preserve (NH Audubon), Route 113, Sandwich, NH.  End about 5:00 pm at Cold River Camp (Ned Beecher)

6:00 pm dinner

8:00 pm – Evening presentation: TBD


Friday, May 17

6:00 am Dawn option TBD

7:00 Trail lunch table opens

7:30 Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 Trips depart

Full-day trip: TBD (Will Broussard, Tin Mountain Bird Society)

½-day trips:

·      TBD

·      TBD

6:00 pm dinner

8:00 pm – Presentation: TBD


Saturday, May 18

6:00 am Dawn option TBD

7:00 Trail lunch table opens

7:30 Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 Trips depart

Full-day trip:  Pondicherry & Jefferson Notch Road (TBD)

½-day trips:

·      Brownfield Bog

·      Basin Pond


Sunday, May 19

6:00 am Dawn option TBD

7:00 Trail lunch table opens

7:30 Breakfast

CHECKOUT: 10:00 am on Saturday or Sunday: Remove your stuff, fold blankets, sweep cabin, take trash to Housekeeping. Do this before you go on any trip. You can leave things in your car at Camp and use bathhouses & grounds until 4:00 pm.

8:30 – 9:00 Trips depart

Full-day trip:  TBD

½-day trips:

·      Hurricane Mountain Road, Saco River Valley bottomlands, & Dahl Sanctuary, North Conway – ½ day  - on your way south and west (TBD)

·      North Fryeburg, Fryeburg, & Saco River farmlands - on your way south and east… (TBD)