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February 2018

Winter Tracks & Trails Indoor Intensive [Adult & Teen]

February 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$35 – $50

Adult & Teen - Standard Level: $35, Donation Level: $50 This afternoon indoor class is on winter animal tracks and trails. Taught by Jim Bruchac (Ndakinna Director and co-author of Scats & Tracks of The Northeast), participants will learn how to read the stories left behind by an animal's tracks and trails in the winter wilderness of the Adirondack Mountains. This interactive class is a great companion to the following full day Backwoods Tracking & Winter Survival Snowshoe Trek.

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Backwoods Tracking & Winter Survival Snowshoe Trek [Adult & Teen]

February 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$60 – $90

Adult & Teen - Standard Level: $60, Donation Level: $90 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 by snowshoe, participants will both explore the stories found in animal tracks they find as well as learn such key winter survival skills as natural insulation, shelter building, firemaking, natural navigation and more. Dress for the weather and bring a bag lunch. Snowshoe rental…

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May 2018

May – Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Recert (Adult & Teen)

May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018
$175

May 5-6 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm | $175. 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 threatening situations in a wilderness setting. Text and handouts included in…

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June 2018

Dan Bern Performs at Ndakinna Education Center Fundraiser

June 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

June 2nd I 6:00PM - 8:00 PM I All Ages I Join us for a family friendly evening of music, food and drink with musician Dan Bern during a benefit concert for Ndakinna Education Center. He has released some two dozen studio albums, EPs, and live recordings since his first CD on Sony/Work in 1997. Either fronting various bands or as a solo performer, he is convincing, funny and timely, with an unassuming tip of the hat to the spirits of…

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June – Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Recert (Adult & Teen)

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
$175

June 9-10 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm | $175. 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 threatening situations in a wilderness setting. Text and handouts included in price…

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June 23-24 Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Recert (Adult & Teen)

June 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
$175

June 23-24 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm | $175. 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 threatening situations in a wilderness setting. Text and handouts included in…

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July 2018

Wilderness First Responder 72-80 Hours (SOLO Certified) (Adult & Teen)

July 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$795

July TBA, 2018 (weekends off, 9 day course) | 8:00am to 5:00pm daily | $795. Led by Clark Hayward, Director of Adirondack Wilderness Medicine, SOLO’s WFR course is the standard for those who work in the backcountry as trip leaders, mountain guides, river guides, camp counselors and ski patrollers. This 9 day course is challenging and comprehensive and provides a thorough grounding in wilderness medicine practice guidelines. Dress for the outdoors and unexpected weather. Bring a bag lunch. Register at www.adkwildmed.com

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Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5½-7) Session 1

July 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250

Session 1: July 22-24 (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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August 2018

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5½-8) Session 3

August 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
$200 – $250

Session 3: August 12-14 (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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September 2018

Yoga at Ndakinna

September 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Free Intro Classes: Tuesday, September 11th and Thursday, September 13th Fall Session 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 18th-October 18th, 2018 Time: 6:30-7:30pm Cost: 10 class series: $90 5 class card (can be used for any 5 classes in the series): $60 Join us for a 5-week yoga series at the Ndakinna Center! Each class will start with gentle stretching and breathing exercises, flow into a series of standing poses and sequences with options available for beginner through intermediate levels, and…

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Saratoga Native American Festival

September 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
National Museum of Dance, 99 S Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
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free

September 16th | 10:00-4:30 | Free Admission The popular Saratoga Native American Festival is returning to the Saratoga State Park in Saratoga Spring, New York with some changes from past years. The festival is now located at the National Dance Museum, near its former location at SPAC, with activities taking place outdoors and under shelter. We have a large Vendors Tent that will accommodate many of our more than 40 vendors, in addition to our Outdoor Performance Area where our…

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Lost in the Woods! Summer/Fall Tracking and Survival Essentials (Adult & Teen)

September 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$75 – $100

September 23rd, 2018 | 10:00 am to 5:30 pm | Standard Level: $75, Donation Level: $100 Spend a full-day in the woods with Ndakinna Director James Bruchac learning basic to advanced emergency wilderness skills and survival techniques. Following an hour long animal tracking overview in the morning, participants will spend the rest of the day in the woods. Participants will be on and off-trail, learning primitive and modern land navigation, field identification of tracks, shelter construction, finding water, wilderness fire…

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October 2018

Traditional Ash Splint Basket Making with Aaron Wood

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
$65 – $80

Traditional Ash Splint Basket Making with Aaron Wood (October 13th, 10-3,Teen and Adult) Standard Level: $65 Donation Level: $80. Materials: $30 Join us and Aaron Wood for a 5 hour course Saturday, October 13th, in the art of traditional basket making! Learn the ins and outs of how to weave ash splints and make your very own 4" basket to take home. Please note that the basket making materials are not included in the program price. They are an additional…

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Twentieth Annual Scary Story Night

October 27, 2018 @ 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 Twentieth 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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January 2019

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

January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 20 @ 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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February 2019

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

February 9 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 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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Winter Survival and Animal Tracking 101: Teen and Adult

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
$60 – $90

Feb. 10th |10:00 am to 4:30 pm | 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 by snowshoe, participants will both explore the stories found in animal tracks they find as well as learn such key winter survival skills as natural insulation, shelter building, fire-making, natural navigation, and more . Dress for the weather and bring a bag lunch. Snowshoe rental available.…

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Abenaki Language Workshop Weekend

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - February 17 @ 10:00 am
$150 – $200

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. An opening session will kick off the language classes starting at 6 pm Friday evening, and runs to 8 pm. Starting at 9 am Saturday, two hour sessions will take place in the morning, afternoon,…

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

February 18 @ 9:00 am - February 20 @ 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 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 18 @ 9:00 am - February 22 @ 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 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 18 @ 9:00 am - February 22 @ 4:00 pm
$325 – $375

Winter Wilderness Adventure Teen Camp (Ages 13-16) Standard Level $325, Donation Level $375 | 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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