Asban Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7)

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

4/18-20 Standard Level: $225, Donation Level: $275 Participants join Ndakinna's Jesse Bruchac 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 […]

$225 – $275

Awasos Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 8-13)

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

4/18-4/20 Standard Level: $225, Donation Level: $275 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. Participants will be using the adjacent […]

May Intermediate Guide to Abenaki Language (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Intermediate Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with experience in the language, but still open for all. Classes will include immersion techniques, as we play games, sing language songs, and do group activities. This is a 4 week course taking place May 2nd to the 24th […]

May Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]

June Intermediate Guide to Abenaki Language (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Intermediate Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with experience in the language, but still open for all. Classes will include immersion techniques, as we play games, sing language songs, and do group activities. This is a 4 week course taking place May 30th to June 21st […]

June Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 1 2022

Session 1: July 18-20 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $230, Donation Level: $285 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 […]

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 1 2022

Session 1: July 18-21 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $300, Donation Level: $375   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 […]

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 1 2022

Session 1: July 18-22 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) 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 […]

Martial Arts Camp (Ages 8-13) 2022

July 25-29 (Mon-Fri | 9:00am to 3:00pm) | Standard Level: $350, Donation Level: $400 Led by Ndakinna Director James Bruchac, who holds a black belt in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Kyokushin Karate along with Muay Thai instructor Don Walton who also holds black belts in multiple martial arts as well as being a professional MMA […]

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-8) Session 2 2022

Session 2: August 1-3 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $230, Donation Level: $285 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 […]

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 2 2022

Session 2: August 1-4 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $300, Donation Level: $375 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. […]

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 2 2022

Session 2: August 1-5 (M-F | 9am to 4pm) 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 […]

August 2022 Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 3 2022

August 15-17 (Mon-Wed | 9:00am to 4:00pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $230, Donation Level: $285   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 […]

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 3 2022

Session 3: August 15-18 (M-TH | 9am to 4pm) Session Pricing: Standard Level: $300, Donation Level: $375 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. […]

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

August 15-19 (M-F | 9am to 4pm)   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, […]

Nadawaha Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 10-14) 2022 (Spruce Mountain

August 22nd-25th (Mon-Thur) | 9:00am to 5:00pm) Session Pricing: $350, Donation Level: $425 Become a Nadawaha; the Abenaki word for woodland scout. Led by author, storyteller and wilderness survival expert James Bruchac, participants ages 10-14 will learn a host of ancient and modern survival skills. All taking place at a newly renovated private camp on the […]

September 2022 Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]

2022 Ndakinna Harvest Celebration

::Pre-Registration For This Event is Now Over::   Join us September 17th for the 2022 Ndakinna Harvest Celebration! Running from 12:00-5:00 PM. The celebration will feature a Traditional Haudenosaunee Opening Ceremony by Tom Porter, performances by the Haudenosaunee Singers and Dancers, and storytelling by Kay Ionataiewas Olan, along with Ndakinna's own James and Joseph Bruchac. […]

October 2022 Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]

Twenty-Fourth Annual Scary Story Night

Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY

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-Fourth Annual SCARY STORY NIGHT. This evening of spooky Native tales will be hosted by the well-known storytelling duo of Joseph and James Bruchac. The first performance will focus on stories that […]

November 2022 Beginner Guide to Abenaki Language Course (Online)

Ndakinna Education Center Abenaki Language Remote Learning Classes: Beginner Guide to Abenaki Classes are designed specifically for those with little to no experience in the language.  We will introduce the basic patterns in the language as easy to remember paired phrases, along with games, songs, group activities, and lesson specific worksheets This is a 4 […]