The VIC

Wildlife Signs and Tracks Snowshoe

Date:
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Bring the kids out to the VIC to go on a family snowshoe to look for signs and tracks of our local wildlife winter residents.  Snowshoes will be required and are available to rent at the VIC.  Dress appropriately for outdoor activity.  Cost: $20/person, $40/family (25% discount for FOV, and season pass holders.)  Preregistration required by 5pm the day before.

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Teddy Roosevelt Winter Birding Series Snowshoe

Date:
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Brian McAllister will get you out on the trails in search of our VIC winter resident bird population.  Snowshoes will be required and are available to rent at the VIC.  Dress appropriately for outdoor activity.  Cost: $20 per person or $15 for Friends of the VIC or Season Pass holders (includes trail pass fee).  Preregistration required by 5pm the day before.

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No School Days at the VIC

Date:
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

If you are in grades 3-5, join Deb at the VIC to explore nature’s winter preparation and survival.  Please dress your child in clothing appropriate to spend 2-3 active hours outdoors.  Your child will need to bring a lunch and a snack for their day long adventure.   $35/person or $25 for Friends of the VIC.  Preregister by 5pm January 17th.

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Winter Birding Trip: Champlain Valley

Date:
Saturday, January 17, 2015 (All day)

Join the Adirondack Birding Center on a trip to the shores, farm fields, and meadows of the picturesque Champlain Valley, one of the best areas to go birding in the North Country.  We’ll search for waterfowl on the lake, hawks along the farm fields, and finches feeding in the hedgerows.  Forty species could be observed on this full day event.  Bring a bag lunch and hot beverage.  We will be birding from the comfort of a 12 passenger van.  Cost: $75/ person or $55 for Friends of the VIC.

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Armchair Lecture Series

Date:
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us at the VIC the first and third Thursday at 7pm for the Armchair Lecture Series. Come on out to learn something new from an expert or expand your knowledge about distant places from the traveler’s point of view.  Free to season pass holders and Friends of the VIC – General Public $5

Check out our monthly calendars to see who the guest will be. 

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Owl Prowl

Date:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Come and snowshoe in the woods and see whooo’s calling.  Participants will learn owl natural history, call notes, and listen for calling owls.  Bring snowshoes and a flashlight or headlamp to help guide your way and please dress appropriately for being outdoors at night.  Cost: $10/person or $5 for Friends of the VIC *Snowshoes available for rent.  Preregistration required by 5PM the day before.

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Wilderness Skills: Fire Building

Date:
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

VIC Staff will demonstrate a variety of fire building methods and explain the materials needed to sustain a fire.  Participants can try to spark their own flint and steel fire.  We’ll use the fire to cook up a few s’mores!  Cost: $10/person or free with a day or season ski pass.

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Nature Movie Matinee

Date:
Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come out to the VIC for a ski or snowshoe and spend the afternoon in the VIC Theater and enjoy a nature-themed movie with popcorn and hot chocolate.  Cost: Free with a day or season ski pass.

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Ski Club

Date:
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

All VIC season pass holders are invited to join the ski club held every Tuesday and Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm during the ski season.  Come join the ski community and enjoy some time on the trails together.  If you want to be part of the group all you need any VIC ski pass! 

Sign up by 5pm the day before.

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Ski Club

Date:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

All VIC season pass holders are invited to join the ski club held every Tuesday and Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm during the ski season.  Come join the ski community and enjoy some time on the trails together.  If you want to be part of the group all you need any VIC ski pass! 

Sign up by 5pm the day before.

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