Adult & Teen Programs (Age 15+)
Interested in our Adult and Teen Programs? Typically these programs are separated into three categories: Wilderness Skills & Adventures, Animal Tracking, and Nature Studies Programs.
Wilderness Skills & Adventures
Wilderness skills include survival and team building, shelter construction and primitive fire-making.
Most Survival skills classes and trips are led by Ndakinna Director, James Bruchac. Classes and trips are usually limited to no more than 15 participants. Moderate physical activity required – dress for the weather. Certification available.
Depending on length of program, skills can include shelter making, navigation, fire making, emergency insulation, rescue signaling, proper reaction to a survival situation, basic wild edibles, drinking water, and more.
- One-on-one rates start at $75 dollars per hour
- Group rates average at $45 per person per hour, depending on the size of the group
- Multiple day discounts available
- Special Group Rates
- Limited number of work exchange programs also available.
Animal Tracking Courses & Expeditions
Most tracking classes are led by James Bruchac, co-author of Scats & Tracks of The Northeast, Scats & Tracks of The Southeast and Midatlantic. Guest trackers include Dr. James Halfpenny, senior author of Scats & Tracks series and A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking. Certification available.
For more information, please visit our Tracker Training Center page.