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. 

Field Ecology in the Adirondacks

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 24 - August 6, 2016

The Adirondack Woodsmen’s School

A course for high school juniors and seniors and others interested in traditional skills of the north woods.

Beginner session: July 10-16, 2016

Intermediate/Advanced session: July 17-23, 2016

Adirondack Maple School

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: Summer 2016 dates TBD

The Art & Science of Cooking with Maple: Summer 2016 dates TBD


Apply today!

Email 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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