The Ndakinna Education Center

Contact Information
23 Middle Grove Road, Greenfield Center, NY, 12833
Features
Full Day (6+ hrs)
Extended Day (8+ hrs)
Half Day (2-5 hrs)
Financial Aid Avail.
Nut-Free
Swimming
Field Trips
Summer Camp
Spring Break Camp
Winter Break Camp
Holiday Break Camp
Detailed Information

Ndakinna is a place to learn…

  • Wilderness & Survival Skills: fire making, shelter building, animal tracking, snowshoeing, awareness
  • Adirondack & Native American Culture: storytelling, dance, crafts, games, traditions, exhibit spaces
  • Ecology & Nature Studies: plant & bird identification, healing, sustainability, nature trail walks on our 80-acre preserve
  • Fitness & Martial Arts: Kyokushin Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts, kids classes
  • Personal & Team Development: low ropes challenge course, conflict resolution, team building, leadership training, corporate retreats

Our many programs emphasize observation skills, regional cultural awareness, outdoor learning, critical thinking, team building, and character development with a special focus on the Arts of Life. These arts integrate traditional skills such as tracking, survival, dance, storytelling, the martial arts, and conflict resolution.


2021 Winter Camps:

Winter Wilderness Adventure & Storytelling Camp [Ages 6-8]
February 15 @ 10:00 am – February 16 @ 4:00 pm

Winter Wilderness Adventure Camp [Ages 9-13]
February 17 @ 10:00 am – February 19 @ 4:00 pm


2021 Spring Camps:

Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 5½-7) – $155/205
April 5 @ 9:00 am – April 6 @ 4:00 pm

Spring Tracking & Adventure Camp (Ages 8-13) – $225/275
April 7 @ 9:00 am – April 9 @ 4:00 pm


2021 Summer Camps:

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 1 – $230/285
July 19 @ 9:00 am – July 21 @ 4:00 pm

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 1 – $375/425
July 19 @ 9:00 am – July 23 @ 4:00 pm

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 1 – $300/375
July 19 @ 9:00 am – July 22 @ 4:00 pm

Nadawaha Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 9-11) – $340/415
July 26 @ 9:00 am – July 29 @ 5:00 pm

Naozat Wilderness Survival Day Camp (Ages 12-16) – $425/485
July 26 @ 9:00 am – July 30 @ 5:00 pm

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-8) Session 2 – $230/285
August 2 @ 9:00 am – August 4 @ 4:00 pm

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 2 – $375/425
August 2 @ 9:00 am – August 6 @ 4:00 pm

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 2 – $300/375
August 2 @ 9:00 am – August 5 @ 4:00 pm

Adirondack Pathfinders Wilderness Skills and Expeditions (Ages 12-16) – $500/650
August 9 @ 8:00 am – August 13 @ 6:00 pm

Asban Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-7) Session 3 – $230/285
August 16 @ 9:00 am – August 18 @ 4:00 pm

Awasos Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 10-12) Session 3 – $375/425
August 16 @ 9:00 am – August 20 @ 4:00 pm

Nolka Wilderness Adventure Day Camp (Ages 8-9) Session 3 – $300/375
August 16 @ 9:00 am – August 19 @ 4:00 pm