Teen and Young Adult ProgramsAdvanced Teen Backpacking
Teens (ages 15-17) with backpacking experience: Take your backpacking to the next level by helping to plan, execute and lead a 45-mile backpacking trip along the Northville-Placid Trail.
Location: Heart Lake Program Center/Field
Cost: $500 (members receive 10% discount); includes transportation during the course, meals, and use of group equipment.
Scholarships are available to cover the participation fee.
Johns Brook Valley Teen Adventure
This four-day, three-night camping adventure is for teens ages 14 to 17. Explore Johns Brook Valley’s mountains, streams and lean-tos while we build friendship, camaraderie and outdoor skills in the Adirondack backcountry. Participants will experience hiking high peaks and learning the skills to become a proficient backpacker.
Cost: $300 (Members receive 10% discount)
; includes instruction, transportation during the course, all meals, and use of group equipment (tents, stoves, cook sets, etc.).Summer 2017Scholarships
are available to cover the participation fee.Young Member Johns Brook Lodge TakeoverSeptember 9-11
ADK’s young members (20s & 30s) are taking over Johns Brook Lodge! Enjoy the comforts of the backcountry lodge, make new friends, and explore the Johns Brook Valley and High Peaks Region.
Location: Johns Brook Lodge/Field
Cost: $165 (members receive 10% discount); includes 2 nights lodging, meals, and guided hike options.Register Now
Custom Guided Hikes
Do the scheduled group hikes not fit into your schedule? ADK does offer custom guided trips and programs to fit your needs.