Summer Programs

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:

Field Ecology in the Adirondacks

A college preparation course for high school juniors and seniors interested in fisheries and wildlife science, biology, ecology, or environmental science.

Dates: July 26 - August 8, 2015

The Adirondack Woodmen’s School

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

Classes for college students:

Adirondack Field Courses

Your classroom will get a lot bigger during these three-week field sessions when you'll jump into the forests, lakes and 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.

Session One: May 18-June 5, 2015
Session Two: June 8-26, 2014

St. Regis Café Summer Experience

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)

Apply today!

Email the Office of Admissions or call (800) 421-2605 for more information on how to enroll at Paul Smith's College this summer.



Paul Smith's College
7833 New York 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

(518) 327-6227
(800) 421-2605



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