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October 2019

Abenaki Language Workshop Weekend

October 26 @ 10:00 am - October 27 @ 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of the Abenaki Language from Jesse Bruchac and Elie Joubert 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…

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Twenty-First Annual Scary Story Night

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Suggested Donation: $10 Adults, $7 Children under 12 On this dark and scary Saturday night in late October, we're proud to present the Twenty-First Annual SCARY STORY NIGHT. This evening of spooky Native tales will be hosted by the well-known storytelling trio of Joseph, James, and Jesse Bruchac. The first performance will focus on stories that may be a bit frightening, but not too scary for smaller children. The second performance will include some truly terrifying tales, including readings from…

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November 2019

Dan Berggren in Concert, Nov. 16

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join consummate folk musician Dan Berggren for an evening of music here at Ndakinna Education on November 16th, 2019 at 7:00 pm. A perennial favorite, Berggren shares his love of the Adirondacks and traditional music with people throughout the world. Dan Berggren’s roots are firmly in the Adirondacks where he was raised but his music has branched out across many borders. The award-winning musician and educator grew up on the land farmed by his mother's family for generations and has…

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February 2020

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

February 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 19, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 21, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 21, 2020 @ 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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April 2020

Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7)

April 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 15, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 17, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 17, 2020 @ 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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