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February 2020

Winter Wilderness Survival Walkabout: Adult and Teen

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$75 – $100

Feb. 15th |10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $75-$100 A full-day animal tracking and winter wilderness skills under the instruction of Jim Bruchac, Ndakinna Director and co-author of Scats & Tracks of The Northeast. Traveling on foot or by snowshoe (weather dependent), participants will explore both the stories found in animal tracks they find, as well as learn key winter survival skills such as natural insulation, shelter building, fire-making, natural navigation, and more . Dress for the weather and bring…

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

February 17 @ 9:00 am - February 19 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$200 – $275

Children (6-8) - Standard Level: $200, Donation Level: $275 2/17-19 | 9:00 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.  

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Winter Wilderness Adventure Camp [Ages 9-12]

February 17 @ 9:00 am - February 21 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$325 – $375

Youth (9-12) - Standard Level: $325, Donation Level: $375 2/17-21 | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Run by Director James Bruchac, this is five 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 have them). Bring a bag lunch.

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Teen Winter Wilderness Adventure Camp

February 17 @ 9:00 am - February 21 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Winter Wilderness Adventure Teen Camp (Ages 13-16) Standard Level $325, Donation Level $375 2/17-21 | 9:00 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 snowshoes if you have them) and bring a bag lunch.    

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Abenaki Language Workshop Weekend

February 29 @ 10:00 am - March 1 @ 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of the Abenaki Language from Jesse Bruchac during this weekend workshop. Classes are appropriate for all levels and ages, and include basic conversational Abenaki, language learning games, songs, dances and other creative and fun interactive indoor and outdoor activities. Starting at 10 am Saturday, two hour sessions will take place in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Class times are 10am-12 pm, 1-2 pm, 3-5, 8-9 pm.  One final Sunday morning session will conclude the weekend, starting at…

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Pebonkas Storytelling Evening (All Ages)

February 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$7 – $10

February 29th | 6:00 to 8:00 pm | Suggested donation $10 adult / $7 youth. We're proud to present our seventh annual Pebonkas (Winter Moon) Native American Story and Music Night. This evening of Native tales and music will be hosted by members of the well-known Bruchac family and other special guests. Light refreshments will be available during intermission. This event will be held indoors.

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April 2020

Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7)

April 13 @ 9:00 am - April 15 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$200 – $275

4/13-15 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 13 @ 9:00 am - April 17 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$325 – $375

4/13-4/17 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…

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Teen Spring Wilderness & Adventure Camp (13-16)

April 13 @ 9:00 am - April 17 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
$325 – $375

4/13-17 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…

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July 2020

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

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Session 1: July 13-17 (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 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 center. Session 2, and…

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Molsem Teen Wilderness Adventure Camp (Ages 13-16)

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

July 13 - 17 (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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Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 1

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250

Session 1: July 20-22 (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 2

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 24 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Session 2: July 20-24 (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 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 center. Session 2 and…

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Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 2

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250

Session 2: July 27-29 (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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Nadawaha Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 9-14)

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
$375 – $425

July 27-31 (Mon-Fri) | 9:00am to 5:00pm) | Standard Level: $375, Donation Level: $425 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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August 2020

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

August 3 @ 8:00 am - August 7 @ 6:00 pm
$500 – $650

August 3-7 (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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Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-12) Session 3

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 21 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Session 3: August 17-21 (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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August 2027

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-8) Session 3

August 17, 2027 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2027 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250

Session 3: August 17-19 (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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