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February 2019

Ndakinna Fundraiser: How to Make Maple Syrup with a Maple Product Taste Testing

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Feb. 23rd I 6:00-7:30 pm I Suggested Donation: $12 Adults, $7 for Children under 12 Join Retired DEC Forester and long time Maple Producer John Hastings for an evening talk on the history and basics of making Maple Syrup from the trees near your home. Whether you want to set up a few buckets on a couple of trees or run a modern tubing system in a woodlot, learn the necessary steps needed to start producing your own maple syrup…

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March 2019

Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Resert [Adult & Teen]

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

|8:00 am to 5:00 pm | WFA $175 Wilderness First Responder Recert / Wilderness EMT Recert $185 pp, w/ CPR $225pp Led by Clark Hayward, Director of Adirondack Wilderness Medicine, this 16-hour course is designed for the wilderness professional and recommended for anyone who spends a lot of time in the outdoors. Through a combination of lecture and plenty of hands-on activities, including role-playing wilderness accident scenarios, participants will learn how to deal with variety of injuries and potentially life…

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Adirondack Pack Basket Class with Aaron Wood

March 16 @ 10:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Traditional Ash Splint Basket Making with Aaron Wood (March 16-17, 10-5,Teen and Adult) Standard Level: $135 Donation Level: $175. Materials: $150 for medium size Pack Basket, including Canvas Straps Join us and Aaron Wood for a 2 day course, Saturday and Sunday March 16th and 17th, in the art of traditional Adirondack Pack Basket making! Learn the ins and outs of how to weave ash splints and make your very own pack basket to take home. Please note that the…

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Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Resert [Adult & Teen]

March 30 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

|8:00 am to 5:00 pm | WFA $175 Wilderness First Responder Recert / Wilderness EMT Recert $185 pp, w/ CPR $225pp Led by Clark Hayward, Director of Adirondack Wilderness Medicine, this 16-hour course is designed for the wilderness professional and recommended for anyone who spends a lot of time in the outdoors. Through a combination of lecture and plenty of hands-on activities, including role-playing wilderness accident scenarios, participants will learn how to deal with variety of injuries and potentially life…

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April 2019

Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Resert [Adult & Teen]

April 13 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 5:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

|8:00 am to 5:00 pm | WFA $175 Wilderness First Responder Recert / Wilderness EMT Recert $185 pp, w/ CPR $225pp Led by Clark Hayward, Director of Adirondack Wilderness Medicine, this 16-hour course is designed for the wilderness professional and recommended for anyone who spends a lot of time in the outdoors. Through a combination of lecture and plenty of hands-on activities, including role-playing wilderness accident scenarios, participants will learn how to deal with variety of injuries and potentially life…

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Author Talk with Melissa Otis: Rural Indigenousness: A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

More information will be added soon. Join us for a visit and book signing with Melissa Otis, author of Rural Indigenousness: A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks. Joining Otis for a panel discussion of the book will be Abenaki authors Joe Bruchac and his sister Margaret.

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Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7)

April 22 @ 9:00 am - April 24 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$200 – $275

4/22-24 Participants join expert tracker Jim Bruchac (co-author of three Scats and Tracks books – covering the Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic) for a three day outdoor adventure to learn how to identify basic mammal tracks (fox, coyote, deer, raccoon, and more) and make plaster casts. Kids will be using the adjacent 80-acre Nature Preserve as well as our extensive animal tracks collection. Also included will be various Native American legends, awareness games and activities to further heighten participants understanding of…

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Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)

April 22 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$325 – $375

Participants join expert tracker Jim Bruchac (co-author of three Scats and Tracks books – covering the Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic) for an outdoor adventure to learn how to identify basic mammal tracks (fox, coyote, deer, raccoon, and more) and make plaster casts. Kids will be using the adjacent 80-acre Nature Preserve as well as our extensive animal tracks collection. Also included will be various Native American legends, awareness games and activities to further heighten participants understanding of the natural world…

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Teen Spring Wilderness & Adventure Camp (13-16)

April 22 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
$325 – $375

Participants join expert tracker Jim Bruchac (co-author of three Scats and Tracks books – covering the Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic) for an outdoor adventure to learn how to identify basic mammal tracks (fox, coyote, deer, raccoon, and more) and make plaster casts. Teens will be using the adjacent 80-acre Nature Preserve as well as our extensive animal tracks collection. Also included will be various Native American legends, awareness games and activities to further heighten participants understanding of the natural world…

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Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Resert [Adult & Teen]

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

|8:00 am to 5:00 pm | WFA $175 Wilderness First Responder Recert / Wilderness EMT Recert $185 pp, w/ CPR $225pp Led by Clark Hayward, Director of Adirondack Wilderness Medicine, this 16-hour course is designed for the wilderness professional and recommended for anyone who spends a lot of time in the outdoors. Through a combination of lecture and plenty of hands-on activities, including role-playing wilderness accident scenarios, participants will learn how to deal with variety of injuries and potentially life…

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May 2019

Michael Jerling and Bob Warren Concert

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where the Song Is Bob Warren & Michael Jerling in concert Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 7pm $25 Adults, $15 Students For nearly forty years, Bob Warren and Michael Jerling have enjoyed a musical connection that, like their friendship, grows deeper with time. Both have sung and played on the each other's projects, both on stage and in the studio. Each has been a sounding board for the other, lending a supportive and critical ear. Jerling and Warren will be…

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July 2019

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-12) Session 1

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Session 1: July 15-19 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $375 A full week of wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. Also included in sessions 1 and 3 is a full-day of flatwater kayaking. The camp will also feature special off site field trips throughout all sessions. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education…

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Martial Arts and Wilderness Camp (Ages 8-13)

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

July 15 - July 19 (Mon-Fri | 9:00am to 4:00pm) | Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $375 Led by Ndakinna Director James Bruchac, a wilderness survival expert and fifth degree black belt as well as other highly trained martial arts instructors and wilderness staff, participants will learn the basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, kickboxing, and self-defense. Between training sessions, participants will also enjoy Native American storytelling and wilderness activities in the surrounding nature preserve. These team-based activities and native games…

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Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-12) Session 2

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Session 2: July 22-26 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $375 A full week of wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. Also included in sessions 1 and 3 is a full-day of flatwater kayaking. The camp will also feature special off site field trips throughout all sessions. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education…

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Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5½-7) Session 2

July 29 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250

Session 2: July 29-31 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $200, Donation Level: $250 Three days of outdoor fun including wilderness skills, animal tracking, Native American games, storytelling and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. Taking place at the Ndakinna Education Center with miles of nature trails, Native American wigwams, and other educational exhibits. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education center with 3,200 square feet of teaching space. Bring a…

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Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-12) Session 3

July 29 @ 9:00 am - August 2 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Session 3: July 29-August 2 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $375 A full week of wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. Also included in sessions 1 and 3 is a full-day of flatwater kayaking. The camp will also feature special off site field trips throughout all sessions. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our…

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Molsem Teen Wilderness Adventure Camp (Ages 13-16)

July 29 @ 9:00 am - August 2 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

July 29 - August 2 (Mon-Fri | 9:00am to 4:00pm) | Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $375 A full week of intensive wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. The camp will also feature special off site field trips throughout all sessions. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education center.  

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August 2019

Adirondack Pathfinders Wilderness Skills and Expeditions (Ages 12-16)

August 5 @ 8:00 am - August 9 @ 6:00 pm
$500 – $650

August 5-9 (Mon-Fri | 8:00am to 6:00pm) with one overnight | Standard Level: $500, Donation Level: $650 Led by Ndakinna Director James Bruchac, this travel camp will include a mix of wilderness training and field trips into the Adirondacks. Field trips will include climbing at least one high peak, an Adirondack canoe trip, and a one night sleep over trek. Participants will learn a host of ancient and modern wilderness skills such as animal tracking and survival skills including shelter…

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Nadawaha Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 9-14)

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 15 @ 5:00 pm
$275 – $325

August 12-15 (Mon-Thu | 9:00am to 5:00pm) | Standard Level: $275, Donation Level: $325 Become a Nadawaha; the Abenaki word for woodland scout. Led by author, storyteller and wilderness survival expert James Bruchac, participants ages 9-14 will learn a host of ancient and modern survival skills. After setting up a base camp deep within the Ndakinna preserve, participants will focus on primitive shelter making, navigation, basic wild edibles, camp craft, fire by friction, and nature awareness. While similar skills are…

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