Adirondack Backpacking and Canoeing - 16 and 17 only

Credit: Jen Sall

Adirondack Backpacking and Canoeing - 16 and 17 only

You’re ready for the adventure of a lifetime. You dream of scrambling up peaks, canoeing age-old waterways, and falling asleep beneath a blanket of stars. You’re not afraid to work hard, get dirty, and learn hands-on skills. You’re excited to make new friends, and curious about the magic of the natural world around you. If you’re prepared to take on responsibility and to act as part of a high-performing team, then this is the course for you.



2018 Dates

June 15 – July 5, 2018

Tuition: $4,995
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Equipment Deposit
21 days
Minimum Age
16 yrs.
Maximum Age
17 yrs.
Academic Credit
4 College Credits
  • 2 Risk Assessment
  • 2 Skills Practicum

1 High School Credits

  • 0.50 Leadership
  • 0.50 Physical Education
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Course Description

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Travel and Logistics

Paul Smiths, New York
Fly in/out
Saranac Lake Airport
Skills learned



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