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.
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.