Adirondack Training Institute

About Us

The Adirondack Training Institute The Adirondack Training Institute supports outdoor leaders and camp professionals through a series of conference and certification opportunities. Instructors and presenters come from national associations and are recognized experts in their fields. These opportunities are hosted at YMCA Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat center and summer camp on Lake George on the southern end of the Adirondack Park. Camp Chingachgook is a […]

North American Camp Food Service Conference

February 28 – March 2, 2017 The conference is hosted at Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat, children’s summer camp, and school outdoor education center. Instructors and speakers come from national associations and are recognized experts in food service and camping. Camp Chingachgook is a branch of the Capital District YMCA. Pre-Conference: Monday February 27th. ACA Standards Course. 9am-2:30PM. Free course to prepare directors for their […]

North American Camp Maintenance Conference

March 21 – 23, 2017 The conference is hosted at Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat, children’s summer camp, and school outdoor education center. Instructors and speakers come from national associations and are recognized experts in perspective trades and camping. Camp Chingachgook is a branch of the Capital District YMCA. Pre-Conference: Monday, March 20th. ACA Standards Course. 9am-2:30PM. Free course to prepare directors for their ACA […]

Outdoor Certifications

Trainings for Outdoor Leaders and Camp Staff The Adirondack Training Institute provides certification opportunities for outdoor leaders and camp professionals each spring and summer. The training programs below are led by instructors representing nationally recognized organizations that are the authorities in their field.   Register Here   Expand the course below for dates, prices, and a more detailed course description.       January 15-22, 2017. […]