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In-Person LOCAL Greater Boston & Southeastern, MA “Open” Outdoor Enthusiasts Club for Adults, 5/6/23, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Free

DESCRIPTION: The AANE Outdoor Enthusiasts Club is a group, created to bring together adults in the Greater Boston and Southeastern, MA areas, who share a love of the outdoors. Facilitated by Katie McClean, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, the group will organize fun and interesting outdoor activities.

Join the Outdoor Enthusiasts Club if you are an adult on the autism spectrum looking for opportunities to socialize and participate in fun outdoor adventures. For more information, and to sign up, check out the Club on MeetUp

Join us on SATURDAY, MAY 6th for a walk at the trails at Ponkapoag Pond. We will be meeting at 10:30am at the small parking lot (GPS: Ponkapoag Trail, Milton, MA 02021). Please give yourself enough time to find parking so we can start the hike on time!

Please be prepared to walk for approximately 90 minutes. Also, please note that the time will depend on the speed of the group and the conditions of the trails, so flexibility is important! Do let me know if you have specific time constraints BEFORE the walk so we can determine if you will have enough time to get your next activity. Please do your best to arrive on time and READY to hike. There is often limited or no access to a restroom or food options, so please come prepared.

WHEN: Saturday, May 6, 2023

TIME: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET

WHERE: Ponkapoag Trail, Milton, MA

HOST:  Katie McLean, LICSW

COST: Free – The Outdoor Enthusiasts Club is funded through a grant from the Garth Family Foundation.

CAPACITY: 25 participants

REGISTRATION: *Please read the AANE In-Person Program & Event Attendance Agreement below. You must join the group to attend on the Meetup page.


AUDIENCE: AANE Adult Support Groups, Social Groups, and events are intended for post-high school adults on the spectrum who are able to self-regulate AND independently participate in activities without the assistance of a dedicated caretaker.

EVENT & GROUP INFORMATION: Most of AANE programming is currently online. The following terms are used for different audience specifications:

  • “Open” events/groups may have different participants joining from session to session and “Closed” events/groups have the same participants for a set number of sessions.
  • LOCAL [City, State] programs are intended for those living in the vicinity of the indicated area. If LOCAL is not indicated, the program is available to those living anywhere.

CODES OF CONDUCT: Participants at AANE events are expected to act respectfully toward other participants and group facilitators. AANE reserves the right to deny admission, ask an individual participant to leave, or remove participants from the event/program for inappropriate or disrespectful behavior. For more information see FAQS.


May 6
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Ponkapoag Pond
Ponkapoag Trail
Milton, MA 02021 United States
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Nancy Schwartz, AANE