Treks Kayak Camp 2017

Treks Kayak Camp 2017

Treks Kayak Camp 2017With Adirondack Treks and Wild Waters Outdoor Center
7 Weekly Sessions, Fridays July 7-Aug. 18

Adventure: We will spend the day learning how to kayak with certified/licensed instructors from Wild Waters Outdoor Center. Wild Waters is the area’s premier kayak instruction school.

Who Can Go? Any kids aged 13 or older (younger kids, get OK from Wild Waters, Dougl Azaert 494-4984)

Camp Coordinator: Kelly Nessle, knessle@frontiernet.net 251-3739.

Trip Essentials: Water Shoes to wear in the kayak (no sneakers or hard sole sandals), Sunscreen, Personal medications, if any, Bathing suit and shorts (no cotton). Synthetic long sleeve shirt (if it’s a cool day) and/or a nylon windbreaker.

The Plan: Meet at 9am at Wild Waters Outdoor Center, at the Glen Bridge. We will leave Wild Waters and transport to the river of the day for instruction – returning about 3-4PM

Cost: $140 . $5 Treks Membership Fee. Call or send Payment by June 30th to insure participation.

Paperwork:  Click on Kayak Camp 2017 – Scroll down look for Paperwork: Medical Release, Informed Consent , and Wild Waters Release Form. Make checks payable to “Treks,” and Send to Adirondack Treks PO Box 23, Johnsburg, NY 12843

Medical History – Release Form CLICK HEREInformed Consent Form CLICK HERE Wild Waters Release Form CLICK HERE

Questions? Contact Kelly Nessle, knessle@frontiernet.net 251-3739 or Doug Azert 518-494-4984
More Information visit www.adktreks.org

Wild Waters Outdoor Center

Wild Waters Outdoor Center

Whitewater Rafting Trip 2017

Whitewater Rafting Trip 2017

Whitewater Rafting Trip 2017!
Thursday, June 22nd

Rafting 2017 Flyer It’s Time for the annual TREKS Whitewater Adventure!  Don’t miss out on this world class trip!
Adventure:
We will spend the day rafting the Hudson River Gorge with Whitewater Challengers. If you haven’t seen this incredible part of your backyard, now is your chance to have a fun day and meet other Trekkers! There will be opportunities for swimming and exploring a waterfall on the river. Food will be provided for lunch. If you have a peanut allergy, we need to know that ahead of time. This is an experiential trip, where you will be learning about all aspects of running a raft trip, including reading water and steering a raft.
 

Classification: C level (guided rafts). | Ages: 8 and up Limit: 40 people, Parents Welcome! (space permitting)

Trip Coordinator: Kelly Nessle, knessle@frontiernet.net 251-3739. Trip Questions, Contact Marko Schmale 251-5191 or marko@whitewaterchallengers.com

Trip Essentials: Sneakers, water shoes, or solid sandals with heel straps. Sunscreen, Personal medications, if any, Bathing suit and shorts (no cotton). Synthetic long sleeve shirt (if a cool day)

The Plan: Meet at 8:30am at Whitewater Challengers, North River (map below). We will leave the rafting base shortly before 10:00am, and be on the river between 10:30 and 11:00. The river determines the rest of the schedule. We stop halfway for a lunch break. We will be off the river sometime between 3:00 and 4:00. We will know the timing details a day or two ahead of time.

Cost: $30 (includes tip). $5 Treks Membership Fee.

Paperwork: Print out these forms:  Medical Release  |  Informed Consent  |  Whitewater Challengers Release From

Make checks payable to “Treks,” and Bring them to Whitewater Challengers on the day of the trip

Whitewater Challengers

Adk Treks Summer Programs 2016

Adk Treks Summer Programs 2016

Adk Treks Summer Programs 2016

Rock Climbing July & Aug

Adk Treks Summer Programs 2016ROCK CLIMBING, Treks Leader Joe San Antonio with Rocksport guides at Lake George JULY 23 & AUGUST 6  Meet at Wevertown Hall at 8:30 AM, Home before 6 PM.  Bring lunch/snacks/water/bathing suit and towel/sunscreen/rain jacket/sun glasses or hat. Wear sneakers and socks. Cost $15/day cash or check payable to Treks. Group size 10 for ages 10-19/.  Beginners are welcome. Parent help with transportation and belaying may be requested. E-mail Joe at Joseph.sanantonio@gmail.com Print out forms:  Get Medical History Release Form | Permission/consent Form


Kayaking With Doug Azaert

Adk Treks Summer Programs 2016WHITEWATER KAYAKING, with Wildwaters’ Doug Azaert and staff
2-DAY Session August 15 & 16 Limited to 6 Treks paddlers ages 12-19. Cost $30 for 2-days. Meet at Wildwaters at the Glen 9AM.  Learn the basics and/or improve skills during the two days. The goal will be to run the Sacandaga River paddling through some good sized waves. Equipment supplied; you bring grit and guts, plus lunch. To sign up, call Kelly Nessle at 251-3739 or email at knessle@frontiernet.net  Print out forms:  Get Medical History Release Form | Permission/consent Form  [/tab] [/tabcontent] [/tabs]

Whitewater Rafting Trip 2016

Whitewater Rafting Trip 2016Whitewater Rafting Trip 2016!
Thursday, June 23rd

Click Here For The Rafting Flyer

Adventure: We will spend the day rafting the Hudson River Gorge with Whitewater Challengers. If you haven’t seen this incredible part of your backyard, now is your chance to have a fun day and meet other Trekkers! There will be opportunities for swimming and exploring a waterfall on the river. Food will be provided for lunch. If you have a peanut allergy, we need to know that ahead of time. This is an experiential trip, where you will be learning about all aspects of running a raft trip, including reading water and steering a raft.

Classification: C level (guided rafts). | Ages: 8 and up Limit: 40 people, Parents Welcome! (space permitting)

Trip Coordinator: Kelly Nessle, knessle@frontiernet.net 251-3739. Trip Questions, Contact Marko Schmale 251-5191 or marko@whitewaterchallengers.com

Trip Essentials: Sneakers, water shoes, or solid sandals with heel straps. Sunscreen, Personal medications, if any, Bathing suit and shorts (no cotton). Synthetic long sleeve shirt (if a cool day)

The Plan: Meet at 8:30am at Whitewater Challengers, North River (map below). We will leave the rafting base shortly before 10:00am, and be on the river between 10:30 and 11:00. The river determines the rest of the schedule. We stop halfway for a lunch break. We will be off the river sometime between 3:00 and 4:00. We will know the timing details a day or two ahead of time.

Cost: $30 (includes tip). $5 Treks Membership Fee.

Paperwork: Print out these forms:  Medical Release  |  Informed Consent  |  Whitewater Challengers Release From

Make checks payable to “Treks,” and Bring them to Whitewater Challengers on the day of the trip

Whitewater Challengers

Whitewater Challengers Rafting

Learn Cross Country Skiing 2016

Learn Cross Country Skiing 2016

Adirondack Treks – Learn Cross Country Skiing – March 2015!

Get out and enjoy this years great snow – learn cross country skiing with Treks!  This year’s course starts March 1, 2016.  Lessons will be at Johnsburg CS or at the North Creek Ski Bowl
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 2:45PM – 4:45PM.

All equipment provided – totally free!   Open to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders – 3rd graders with permission from Mr. Tomb.  March 3rd class will be at JCS  Contact Steve Tomb at 518-251-3492 or by email jcstomb@gmail.com  Paperwork (see buttons below) needs to be turned into Laurie West, Principal’s office at JCS.

Participants need to join Adirondack Treks $5/year – click the link below and fill out the participant forms – returning them to Kelly Nessle or Steve Tomb.  Questions?  Call Kelly at 251-3739 or email her knessle@frontiernet.net or Steve Tomb above

 

Parent’s Permission Form Emergency Contact Form Join Treks!  See The XC-Ski Flyer!
February Movies at Tannery Pond!

February Movies at Tannery Pond!

Fundraiser Movies for Treks
Wed. Feb. 17th and Friday Feb. 19th – Awesome Movies!

Wednesday, Feb. 17th  Deeper  7 PM

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853.
Showtime 7PM, Adults $10, Kids (under 18) $5   |  Directions

 
Hang on tight as Jeremy Jones travels to the world’s snowboarding meccas and ventures past boundaries to explore untouched realms. Lots of adventure, lots of great photography, “Deeper” brings you mind-boggling breakthroughs in the sport of snowboarding. 

Friday, Feb. 19th Antarctica: A Year On Ice  7 PM

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853.
Showtime 7PM, Adults $10, Kids (under 18) $5   |  Directions

Antartica: A Year on Ice  “A visually stunning journey to the end of the world”…This one-of- a-kind documentary brings spectacular photography and a deeply personal adventure to capture the splendor of the frozen continent.

Tannery Pond Community Center


Movie Update Sun. Jan 17, 7PM

Movie Update Sun. Jan 17, 7PM

The Movie – McConkey originally scheduled for Christmas week has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 17 at 7PM.

Tannery Pond Community Center
228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853.
Showtime 7PM, Adults $10, Kids (under 18) $5   |  Directions

McCONKEY The life and times of extreme freeskier Shane McConkey is explored in this personal portrait. “Great story! This was a great all around film—not just a good ski film.” Terrific cinematography. 2 hrs. Watch the Trailer Below

Ski Movies 2015-2016!

Ski Movies 2015-2016!

Ski Movies 2015-2016!

THE FILM SERIES IS A FUND RAISER FOR ADIRONDACK TREKS, A LOCAL OUTING CLUB FOR REGIONAL KIDS WHICH SPECIALIZES IN ROCK CLIMBING, NORDIC & BACK COUNTRY SKIING, KAYAKING, AND OUTDOOR LIVING

Tannery Pond Community Center
228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853. 
Showtime 7PM, Adults $10, Kids (under 18) $5  Directions

Click a Tab Below – Watch the Trailers – AWESOME!

SATURDAY DECEMBER 26: McCONKEY The life and times of extreme freeskier Shane McConkey is explored in this personal portrait. “Great story! This was a great all around film—not just a good ski film.” Terrific cinematography. 2 hrs.  Watch the Trailer Below

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 30: TWO SKI FILMS CLAIM Produced by Matchstick Productions, billed as the ‘greatest ski film ever” with great photography of amazing skiers in Alaska, Chamonix and wherever there is deep pow. 1 hr.  Watch The Trailer Below

ALL.I.CAN. Awarded Best Feature Length Mountain Film by the Banff Film Festival, this film brings you fantastic skiing and epic cinematography from Chile to Greenland. 1 hr.

SATURDAY JANUARY 2: MERU A dangerous climb—a first summit with breathtaking cinematography—a story of perseverance, challenge, and tragedy. 90 minutes

Fall 2015 Climbing Trips

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Rock climbing with TREKS this Fall:

Thursday, Sept. 24 – Leave from school 2:30.  Do a quick “warm up hike” in Pack Forest, then on to Rocksport in Queensbury to climb until 7:00 pm.  Pick kids up at Wevertown at 8:00 pm.  Cost:   $15.00 ( $10 for climb, $5.00 for dinner).  Pack comfortable clothes, socks, water bottle and snacks.
Sunday, Sept. 27  – Outdoor Climb on Crane Mtn with Jay Harrison.  Meet at 12:30 pm at Crane Mtn trailhead on Ski Hi Road in Thurman.   Pick up at 5:30, same place.   Cost: $15. Wear comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, socks and bring rain gear. Also bring snacks, water bottles and  bug spray.
Friday,Oct 2  – Leave from school at 2:30.  Quick “warm up hike” in Warrensburg, on to Rocksport to climb until 9:00 pm. Pick up at Wevertown 10:00 pm   Cost:  $15.00 ( $ 10 for climb, $5.00 for dinner).  Comfortable clothes, socks, watter bottles and snacks.
Saturday Oct 17 – Indoor climb at the Crux in Willsboro. Leave Wevertown 1:30pm, return 7:30 pm. Pack snacks, water bottles, comfortable clothes and something to entertain in the car ( 1 1/2 hour car ride up and back).   Cost $10.00.
Friday October 23 – Indoor climb at Rocksport. Details same as above.
Thursday, November 5 – Indoor climb at Rocksport.  Details above.
Thursday December 10 – Indoor climb at Rocksport.  Details above.
Saturday, December 19 – Indoor climb at AIR ( Albany)  – leave Wevertown 12:00, return 8:00 pm.   Cost: $10.00.  Pack snacks, water bottle, comfortable clothes and socks, something to entertain in the car.

Questions and Sign up with Andrea Hogan 251-9938

Summer 2015 Programs

Summer 2015 Programs

Summer 2015 Programs – Adirondack Treks
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header4Rock Climbing: Sunday July 12 and Friday August 7 Sign up with Andrea Hogan 251-9938. Andrea will coordinate transportation to the climbing sites on Lake George. Treks will furnish helmets and harnesses. Climbers need appropriate shoes, lunches, suits and towels, as well as sunscreen. Cost per participant: $15/day for anyone age 10 or older; younger participants must be accompanied by parent.
Adirondack Treks PaddlingKayaking TREKS WHITEWATER KAYAKING: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: July 27, 29, & 31 Sign up with Rick Morse 494-4094 or morses2@gmail.com. Rick and another experienced adult will teach the kayaking skills. Kids who have some kayaking experience will assist with instruction as guides-in-training. On Monday we will learn skills at a lake, on Wednesday we will kayak on moving water, and for those who have the skills, on Friday we will kayak on whitewater. Treks and Wild Waters Outdoor Center will provide the kayaks, paddles, helmets, and life jackets. Kayakers need swimsuits, lunches, and towels, as well as sunscreen. Cost per participant: $15/day for anyone age 10 or older; younger participants must be accompanied by parent. There are 6 spots available; first come, first served. Here is some information on TREKS whitewater kayaking this summer. The Friday trip will probably be on the Sacandaga River in Hadley. If enough people volunteer to help out, we will be able to expand the offering. We need adults who can drive and transport kids and boats as well as paddlers. -Rick Adirondack TREKS summer kayaking program will take place during the last week in July. We will meet at Wild Waters Outdoor Center in The Glen on Monday, July 27. We will get outfitted with kayaks and gear and head to a lake to learn how to paddle the kayaks, including how to Eskimo roll. On Wednesday we will head to the Hudson River for some moving water experience. Those who have the skills and the desire will be able to paddle some easier whitewater. On Friday, those who have advanced skills will be able to paddle more challenging whitewater. Times will be 9 am until 3 pm. Thanks to Wild Waters for providing the equipment and use of the pavilion. The cost is $15 per person each day. The co-leaders are Rick Morse and Jordan Haskins. —