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Guided Canoe Paddle

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff.  Participants will learn about Adirondack wetlands and bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support as you navigate along the Barnum Outlet into Barnum Pond.   Hats and sunscreen recommended.  Ages 5+.  Children must be accompanied by one adult per two children.  Every …

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$15.00 – $25.00

Moth Nightlighting

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Join us for hands-on "moth nightlighting" at the VIC.  Forests harbor an amazing diversity of moths whose caterpillars are an important food source for birds and other insectivores. The Paul Smith’s College moth biodiversity survey is an ongoing project undertaken by Professor Janet Mihuc.  The survey has found over 450 moth species on the Paul …

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Free
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Guided Canoe Paddle

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff.  Participants will learn about Adirondack wetlands and bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support as you navigate along the Barnum Outlet into Barnum Pond.   Hats and sunscreen recommended.  Ages 5+.  Children must be accompanied by one adult per two children.  Every …

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$15.00 – $25.00

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Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16
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Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16

Introduction to Fly Fishing

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Join Sean Platt, from Bent Water Anglers, for an introduction to Fly Fishing. The course will cover everything you need to get started, including equipment, water types, proper fish handling and casting. A large portion of the course will be spent outdoors so please dress accordingly. All fishing equipment will be included, a current NYS …

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$100

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – William Shakespeare

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Don't miss the "Shakespeare in the Parks" production of 2022, A Midsummer Night's Dream!  This abridged version (to run about an hour) will be OUTDOORS and FREE.  Four Athenian lovers – Lysander, Demetrius, Hermia, and Helena – run away to a magic forest, only to fall victim to the schemes of a mischievous fairy named Puck.  Between …

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Free

Dragons and Damsels with Dan Spada

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Join Dan and Redia Spada in a journey to several habitats on PSC VIC property in search of dragonflies and damselflies. We will discuss the natural history of the Odonata and we will try to capture some of the insects using nets. Be prepared for wet feet. If you have an insect net, please bring …

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Bat Walk

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Interested in exploring and learning about the bats of the Adirondacks? Grab your headlamp (we have a few to borrow) and walk our trails to a wetland, where participants can watch and listen to the world’s only flying mammals enjoy their dinner. Bat facts provided by Oto Tomaszewski. Preregistration required.

$7.50 – $15.00
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Guided Canoe Paddle

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff.  Participants will learn about Adirondack wetlands and bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support as you navigate along the Barnum Outlet into Barnum Pond.   Hats and sunscreen recommended.  Ages 5+.  Children must be accompanied by one adult per two children.  Every …

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$15.00 – $25.00
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Mushroom Foray

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Mushroom expert Susan Hopkins is back at the VIC for another summer of wonderful fungi hunting.  Join her for a casual walk in the woods to look at all mushrooms and fungi. We will discuss and identify poisonous and edible species and point out some of medicinal value too. This walk will take at least …

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$7.50 – $15.00
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Guided Canoe Paddle

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff.  Participants will learn about Adirondack wetlands and bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support as you navigate along the Barnum Outlet into Barnum Pond.   Hats and sunscreen recommended.  Ages 5+.  Children must be accompanied by one adult per two children.  Every …

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$15.00 – $25.00

Concert – The Gibson Brothers – Music over the Marsh

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Bluegrass Superstars, the Gibson Brothers perform on the VIC stage August 7th at 2 P.M. The celebrated duo, Leigh and Eric, were named back-to-back Entertainers of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2012 and 2013. This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of …

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$50
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Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16
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Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16

Learn 10 Trees @ the VIC

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

The Paul Smith's College VIC, the NY Flora Association and the Adirondack Botanical Society are collaborating to present a botanical training program pioneered by the NYFA. During the course of the afternoon participants will learn how to use identification keys, how to create their own keys and will learn the key features of a host …

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Guided Canoe Paddle

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff.  Participants will learn about Adirondack wetlands and bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support as you navigate along the Barnum Outlet into Barnum Pond.   Hats and sunscreen recommended.  Ages 5+.  Children must be accompanied by one adult per two children.  Every …

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$15.00 – $25.00
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Guided Canoe Paddle

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff.  Participants will learn about Adirondack wetlands and bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support as you navigate along the Barnum Outlet into Barnum Pond.   Hats and sunscreen recommended.  Ages 5+.  Children must be accompanied by one adult per two children.  Every …

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$15.00 – $25.00
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Yoga on the Deck with Mary Bartel

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

"Yoga on the Deck" is back at the VIC this summer with Mary Bartel, Certified Structural Yoga Therapist & Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT-500).  Yoga - union body, mind and spirt - practiced outdoors, embraced by the natural elements, can connect you deeply with yourself and all things seen and unseen.  Come align with what’s most important. …

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$16

Loon Paddle on Lower St. Regis

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY

Join Jennifer Denny, the Education Coordinator at the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation (ACLC), and certified NYS outdoor guide for a leisurely paddle on Lower St. Regis to observe Common Loons.  The ACLC’s research has focused on using Adirondack loons as a sentinel species to better understand the impact of environmental contaminants on aquatic ecosystems. …

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$30 – $70