At the Ndakinna Education Center, we focus on five main learning areas:

Wilderness & Survival Skills

Firemaking, shelter building, animal tracking, wilderness first aid, snowshoeing

Adirondack & Native Culture

Storytelling, drumming, dance, arts & crafts, games, traditions, exhibit spaces, festivals

Ecology & Nature Studies

Woodland ecology, plant & bird identification, nature trail walks on our 80-acre preserve

Ndakinna (pronounced en-dak-enna) is Abenaki for “Our Land”

Alternative College Break/Group Retreats

Low ropes course, conflict resolution, team building, leadership training, retreats

Fitness & Martial Arts

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Karate, Kickboxing, adults and kids classes

Interested in Supporting Ndakinna? Consider Donating or Becoming a Monthly Patron!

The Ndakinna Education Center is an affiliate of the Greenfield Review Literary Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and charitable organization located in Greenfield Center, New York. The Center offers people of all ages unique hands-on learning experiences, principles of indigenous arts of life, team building, character development, and exhibit spaces focusing on regional Native American understandings, Adirondack culture, wilderness skills and awareness of the natural world. To learn more about Ndakinna, click here.

Do you love what we do? We do, too! That’s why we are asking for your support. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the support of nice folks like you to continue our programming at affordable rates for all.

See the full calendar of Upcoming Camps & Programs