February 2023 Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]

2023 Teen Winter Wilderness Adventure Camp

Winter Wilderness Adventure Teen Camp (Ages 13-16) Standard Level $285, Donation Level $345 2/20-24 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Five days of indoor and outdoor winter activities, that include snowshoeing, animal tracking, and shelter building, as well as Native American games, basic and advanced winter survival and more. Dress for outdoor adventures (bring […]

$325 – $375

2023 Winter Wilderness Adventure & Storytelling Camp [Ages 6-8]

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

Children (6-8) - Standard Level: $225, Donation Level: $280 2/20-22 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm |Run by Assistant Director Jesse Bruchac, this is three full days of both indoor and outdoor activities from shelter making and animal tracking to Native American games, crafts and storytelling. Dress for the outdoors and bring a bag lunch. […]

$225 – $285

2023 Winter Wilderness Adventure Camp [Ages 9-12]

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

Youth (9-12) - Standard Level: $285, Donation Level: $345 2/20-23 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Run by Director James Bruchac, this is four days of indoor and outdoor winter activities from snowshoeing to animal tracking, shelter building, Native American games, basic winter survival and more. Dress for outdoor adventure (bring snowshoes if you […]

$285 – $345

2023 Winter Wilderness Survival and Tracking Walkabout: Adult and Teen

Adult and Teen |10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $75-$100 Join wilderness expert and Ndakinna Director Jim Bruchac for a full-day of winter wilderness essentials and animal tracking. With the help of his vast collection of plaster casts, Jim will teach participants to better identify and interpret the signs left by such animals as deer, […]

$75 – $100

2023 Molsem Teen Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 13-16)

Ages 13-16, 9am-4pm, 4/10-12 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 more in depth skills on how to identify basic mammal tracks (fox, coyote, deer, raccoon, and more) and make plaster casts. Teens will be using […]

Awasos Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 8-13)

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

4/10-4/12 Standard Level: $225, Donation Level: $275 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. Participants will be using the adjacent […]

2023 Asban Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7)

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

4/10-12 Standard Level: $225, Donation Level: $275 Participants join Ndakinna's Jesse Bruchac 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 […]

$225 – $275

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 1 2023

Session 1: July 17-19 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $255, Donation Level: $310 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 […]

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 1 2023

Session 1: July 17-20 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $400   Four days of wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education […]

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 1 2023

Session 1: July 17-21 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $400, Donation Level: $450 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 is a full-day of flatwater kayaking. The camp will also […]

Summer Martial Arts Camp (Ages 8-13) 2023

July 24-28 (Mon-Fri | 9:00am to 3:00pm) | Standard Level: $375, Donation Level: $400 Led by Ndakinna Director James Bruchac, who holds a black belt in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Kyokushin Karate along with Muay Thai instructor Don Walton who also holds black belts in multiple martial arts as well as being a professional MMA […]

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-8) Session 2 2023

Session 2: July 31-August 2 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $255, Donation Level: $310 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, […]

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 2 2023

Session 2: July 31-August 3 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $400 Four days of wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education […]

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 2 2023

Session 2: July 31- August 4 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $400, Donation Level: $450 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 is a full-day of flatwater kayaking. The camp […]

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 3 2023

August 14-16 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $255, Donation Level: $310   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 […]

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 3 2023

Session 3: August 14-17 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $400 Four days of wilderness skills, Native American games, group challenges, Animal Tracking, nature awareness, hiking, Native stories and daily visits to our adventure challenge course. In case of bad weather programming will take place inside our Education center. […]

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 3 2023

August 14-18 (M-F | 9am to 4pm)   Session Pricing: Standard Level: $400, Donation Level: $450 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 is a full-day of flat-water kayaking. In case of bad weather, […]

Nadawaha Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 10-14) 2023 (Spruce Mountain)

August 21-24 (Mon-Thur) | 9:00am to 5:00pm) Session Pricing: $375, Donation Level: $450 Become a Nadawaha; the Abenaki word for woodland scout. Led by author, storyteller and wilderness survival expert James Bruchac, participants ages 10-14 will learn a host of ancient and modern survival skills. All taking place at a newly renovated private camp on […]