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; includes instruction, transportation during the course, all meals, and use of group equipment (tents, stoves, cook sets, etc.).
TEEN ADVANCED BACKPACKING
This five-night backpacking adventure is for teens ages 15 to 17. Take your backpacking skills to the next level by having an opportunity to plan, execute and help lead a 45-mile backpacking trip along the Northville-Placid Trail in the High Peaks Wilderness. Along the way we will build friendship, camaraderie and outdoor skills to become a proficient backpacker. This program is for participants who already have backpacking experience.
Cost: $500; includes instruction, transportation during the course, all meals, and use of group equipment (tents, stoves, cook sets, etc.).
DISCOVERING THE AUSABLE: AN AQUATIC STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM
This aquatic science program is for teens ages 13-16. Participants will explore the Ausable River watershed, while learning about aquatic ecology and participating in water quality experiments. The groups stays in a lean-to at Heart Lake’s Wilderness Campground while going on field trips everyday in the Ausable River Watershed.
Cost: FREE; includes instruction, transportation during the course, all meals, and use of group equipment (tents, stoves, cook sets, etc.). Application required.
COLLEGE WINTER YURT PROGRAM
WEEKENDS FEBRUARY AND MARCH
College groups can reserve a weekend in ADK’s heated yurt during February and March. Come spend a weekend with fellow students in the heart of the Adirondack Park while learning winter preparedness skills with one of ADK’s education staff. Contact Education Programs Coordinator, Seth Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Cost:$90 (members receive 10% discount); includes two night stay in yurt, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday breakfast, guided trips and use of ADK’s snowshoes and cross-country skis.
Contact Education Programs Coordinator, Seth Jones at email@example.com to register your group.
YOUNG MEMBERS WEEKEND AT JOHNS BROOK LODGE
Johns Brook Lodge has been reserved for young members to come together and explore the High Peaks Region for the weekend! Enjoy the comforts of the backcountry lodge and delicious food, make new friends, and get some hiking in! This social and recreational program is geared for people in their 20’s to 40’s and includes two nights lodging and six meals. Cost: $165 (Members receive 10% discount)