Spend your summer in the Adirondacks - while earning college credit!
Make the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park of New York State your home base this summer while you take classes at Paul Smith's College, the College of the Adirondacks. Our focus on experiential learning means you'll do more than just learn in a classroom - you'll also get hands-on training while surrounded by the mountains, lakes and forests of the largest state park in the lower 48 states.
Classes for high school students:
A college preparation course for high school juniors and seniors interested in natural resources, conservation, fisheries and wildlife science, biology, ecology, or environmental science.
Dates: July 26 - August 8, 2015
Classes for college students:
Your classroom will get a lot bigger during these three-week field sessions when you'll jump into the forests, lakesand wetlands of the Adirondacks while learning valuable field skills. Courses available in Field Herpetology, Field Ornithology, Field Entomology, Field Techniques in Wildlife Sciences, and GIS Natural Resource Applications.you'll jump into the forests, lakes
Session One: May 18-June 5, 2015
Session Two: June 8-26, 2015
Hospitality and culinary students get hands-on industry experience while operating our popular on-campus restaurant, the St. Regis Café.
Dates: May 19-August (exact date TBA)
Programs for High School Students and Beyond
A course for high school juniors and seniors and others interested in traditional skills of the north woods.
Beginner session: July 12-18, 2015
Intermediate/Advanced session: July 19-25, 2015
As maple production continues to grow, so does the demand for educated maple producers! The Adirondack Maple School at Paul Smith's College offers a learning experience that will focus on the science, business and culinary aspects of maple sap and syrup.
Developing a Profitable Sugaring Operation: August 1-4, 2015
The Art & Science of Cooking with Maple: August 5-8, 2015
Email the Office of Admissions or call (800) 421-2605 for more information on how to enroll at Paul Smith's College this summer.