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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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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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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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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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Ndakinna Fundraiser: How to Make Maple Syrup with a Maple Product Taste Testing

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Feb. 23rd I 6:00-7:30 pm I Suggested Donation: $12 Adults, $7 for Children under 12 Join Retired DEC Forester and long time Maple Producer John Hastings for an evening talk on the history and basics of making Maple Syrup from the trees near your home. Whether you want to set up a few buckets on a couple of trees or run a modern tubing system in a woodlot, learn the necessary steps needed to start producing your own maple syrup…

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March 2019

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

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 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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Wilderness First Aid Course (SOLO Certified) / WFR Resert [Adult & Teen]

March 30 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 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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April 2019

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

April 13 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 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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Author Talk with Melissa Otis: Rural Indigenousness: A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Join us for an evening book reading, signing, and panel discussion with Melissa Otis, author of Rural Indigenousness: A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks. Joining Otis for a panel discussion of the book will be Abenaki authors Joe Bruchac, and his sister Margaret Bruchac. Margaret Bruchac has recently released Savage Kin, which will also be available for sale and signing. We're also glad to welcome back Northshire Books! They will have copies of both books and…

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Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7)

April 22 @ 9:00 am - April 24 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$200 – $275

4/22-24 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 22 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
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$325 – $375

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 world…

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Teen Spring Wilderness & Adventure Camp (13-16)

April 22 @ 9:00 am - April 26 @ 4:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States
$325 – $375

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 world…

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

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 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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May 2019

Michael Jerling and Bob Warren Concert

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where the Song Is - Bob Warren & Michael Jerling in concert Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 7pm $25 Adults, $15 Students For nearly forty years, Bob Warren and Michael Jerling have enjoyed a musical connection that, like their friendship, grows deeper with time. Both have sung and played on the each other's projects, both on stage and in the studio. Each has been a sounding board for the other, lending a supportive and critical ear. Jerling and Warren will…

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Adirondack Pack Basket Class with Aaron Wood

May 18 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Ndakinna Education Center, 23 Middle Grove Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833 United States

Traditional Ash Splint Basket Making with Aaron Wood (May 18-19, 10-5, Teen and Adult) Standard Level: $135 Donation Level: $175. Materials: $50 for medium size Pack Basket, including Canvas Straps Join us and Aaron Wood for a 2 day course, Saturday and Sunday May 18-19 in the art of traditional Adirondack Pack Basket making! Learn the ins and outs of how to weave ash splints and make your very own pack basket to take home. Please note that the basket…

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