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ADK's Education Programs offer something for everyone -- kids, seniors, families, schools, outing groups. Explore New York's wild lands and waters while gaining a better appreciation of these natural treasures. Learn skills and ethics that will enrich your outdoor experiences. Make a deeper connection with the natural world. And help instill a love of nature in your children and grandchildren.

All ADK programs are taught by ADK's highly trained and experienced staff.

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  • Master outdoor skills from bushwhacking to kayaking to snowshoeing. Learn Wilderness First Aid or how to find your way with a map or compass. Take a guided hike. A complete schedule of ADK guided trips and outdoor workshops is available here.
  • ADK's year-round outreach programs for schools and groups are all taught by NYS licensed guides and tailored to your needs.
  • The beauty of New York's wild lands and waters is reflected in the history, culture, and crafts of the region. Enjoy these unique perspectives through a variety of lectures at ADK facilities in Lake George and Lake Placid.
  • Discover the natural wonders of the Adirondacks with the Summer Naturalist Series.
  • Help protect the wild places you love by learning Leave No Trace principles.

You can support these Education Programs with a gift to ADK's scholarship opportunities.

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 · Guided Trips & Workshops
 · Leave No Trace
 · School Outreach
 · Community Outreach
 · Lectures
 · Summer Naturalist Series

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