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May 2021

Conversational Abenaki (Online)

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - May 30 @ 8:00 pm

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Conversational Abenaki: Open to all, no prior experience with the language is required. This course is built entirely around everyday essential conversational phrases utilizing recordings of heritage speakers as our guide to both learn to hear and say each phrase with confidence. Similar to our Intro to Abenaki Course, classes are taught using elements of immersion, games, songs, stories and built around the Abenaki culture.  Includes a certificate of completion in Conversational…

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July 2021

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

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm

Session 1: July 19-21 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $230, Donation Level: $285 ::WAITLIST ONLY:: 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. …

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

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 23 @ 4:00 pm

Session 1: July 19-23 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) ::WAITLIST ONLY:: Session Pricing: Standard Level: $375, Donation Level: $425 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…

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

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 4:00 pm

Session 1: July 19-22 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $300, Donation Level: $375 ::WAITLIST ONLY:: 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. Session 2, and 3 include a wealth of new skills, stories, and activities. Bring a bag lunch and dress for adventure. Group will…

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August 2021

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

August 2 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 4:00 pm

Session 2: August 2-4 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $230, Donation Level: $285   ::WAITLIST ONLY:: 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…

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

August 2 @ 9:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm

Session 2: August 2-6 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $375, Donation Level: $4   ::Waitlist Only:: 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.…

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

August 2 @ 9:00 am - August 5 @ 4:00 pm

Session 2: August 2-5 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $300, Donation Level: $375 ::WAITLIST ONLY:: 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. Session 2, and 3 include a wealth of new skills, stories, and activities. Bring a bag lunch and dress for adventure. Group will…

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

August 9 @ 8:00 am - August 13 @ 6:00 pm
$500 – $650

August 9-13 (Mon-Fri | 8:00am to 6:00pm)| Standard Level: $500, Donation Level: $650   Led by Ndakinna Director James Bruchac, this camp will include a mix of wilderness training and field trips into the Adirondacks. Participants will learn a host of ancient and modern wilderness skills such as animal tracking and survival skills including shelter making, land navigation, and fire by friction. Along with their wilderness exploration, participants learn numerous basic to advanced awareness through activities and games. From navigation…

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

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm

August 16-18 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $230, Donation Level: $285   ::WAITLIST ONLY::   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.…

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

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 20 @ 4:00 pm

August 16-20 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) ::WAITLIST ONLY::   Session Pricing: Standard Level: $375, Donation Level: $425 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, programming will take place inside the educational center. Bring a bag lunch and dress for adventure. The group will at times be divided…

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

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 19 @ 4:00 pm

Session 3: August 16-19 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $300, Donation Level: $375 ::WAITLIST ONLY:: 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. Session 2, and 3 include a wealth of new skills, stories, and activities. Bring a bag lunch and dress for adventure. Group will…

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Nadawaha Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 9-11)

August 30 @ 9:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

August 30- September 2nd (Mon-Thu) | 9:00am to 5:00pm) | Session Pricing: Standard Level: $340, Donation Level: $415   ::waitlist only:: Become a Nadawaha; the Abenaki word for woodland scout. Led by author, storyteller and wilderness survival expert James Bruchac, participants ages 9-12 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,…

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Naozat Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 12-16)

August 30 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

August 30th - September 3rd (Mon-Fri) | 9:00am to 5:00pm) |   ::WAITLIST ONLY:: Session Pricing: Standard Level: $425, Donation Level: $485 Become a Naozat; the Abenaki word for animal tracker. Led by author, storyteller and wilderness survival expert James Bruchac, participants ages 9-12 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…

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