Volunteer


Love getting outside…and giving back?

The Bay Circuit Trail & Greenway is grassroots and exists because of volunteer efforts!
There are many ways to get involved:

Love seeing dedicated volunteers get the recognition they deserve?

The Bay Circuit Trail Committee has announced a request for nominations for two new annual awards recognizing supporters who go above and beyond. Learn more!

Volunteer for Trails

Contact the local Bay Circuit Trail maintainer in your town. There are many ways to get involved! For example…take part in your town trail committee…lead nature walks and hikes to involving scouts, schools, senior citizen or other community organizations in using the BCT…become a trail marker and maintainer…share your specialized skills or knowledge, such as GIS/mapping, photography, construction, etc…

Take part in trail work events with the Appalachian Mountain Club: Day-long trail work parties at locations across the BCT. No experience needed!

  • Day-long trail work parties at locations across the BCT: April 22, May 13, June 17, July 15, September 23. CANCELLED: October 21, November 11. No experience needed! Check back in for 2018 dates posted during the winter.
  • Teen Trail Crewtwo one-week sessions this summer: July 23-28 and August 6-11, 2017 in Andover/North Andover.
  • Custom-designed trail service projects for groups. AMC staff will lead your team of employees, students, community group members, etc. in a volunteer project that meets your needs. Read and return the applicable form for your group: Corporate Employee Custom Crew Inquiry Form or the Non-Profit/Community Group Custom Crew Inquiry Form.

 

While You’re On the Trail:

  • Help us keep the trail guide and maps accurate by reporting any issues you’ve noticed on trails or maps.
  • Do you like to get outside and write? Take photographs? Play music? We would love to hear from you! Share your experiences on the BCT and how the outdoors inspires you creatively by:

Support the Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway

  • If there is no local trail group or land trust in your town, work to establish one. Contact the BCA office for suggestions and sources of information.
  • Give political and financial support to local land trusts and organizations that try to preserve open space.