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.

2020 Online Registration Coming Soon

Click the course title below for a more detailed course description.

  •  Wilderness First Responder (SOLO)  
    • May 2020.
    • Course Tuition: $685. With Lodging and Meals: $885.  
  • Wilderness First Aid (SOLO)
    • April 18-19, 2020
    • May 9-10, 2020
    • June 6-7, 2020
    • June 13-14, 2020
    • Course Tuition: $190. With Lodging and Meals: $230
  • Lifeguarding (American Red Cross)
    • June 8-11, 2020
    • June 12-15, 2020
    • Course Tuition: $310. With Lodging and Meals: $440.
  • Water Safety Instructor(American Red Cross)
    • June 8-12, 2020
    • Course Tuition: $385. With Lodging and Meals: $560
  • Safe Powerboat Handling (U.S. Powerboating)
    •  June 8-9, 2020
    • Course Tuition: $260. With Lodging and Meals: $305
  • Shooting Sports Manager (NRA)
  • Level 1 Archery Instructor Class (USA Archery)
    • June 21, 2020
    • Course Tuition: $85. With Lodging and Meals: $195
  • Waterski Instructor and Driver Training
    • June 13, 2020
    • Course Tuition: $280


Registration Details

  • Please note that all programs run from 9AM-5PM with a lunch break.
  • Full Payment due at registration for programs under $500. Programs over $500 require a 50% deposit at time of registration with the remaining balance due upon arrival.
    • There will be a $25 fee for all refunds, and there will be No Refunds after two weeks prior to any course start date.
  • We will email course materials out to participants prior to arrival
  • Hearty, Nutritious meals are served three times a day.
  • Course Tuition: Covers course fee and includes lunch.
  • Lodging and Meals Price: Reflects the course fee, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as on-site lodging.
    • The lodging price covers the nights in between the course dates. For instance, a two day course would include lodging for one night, in between the two days. Additional nights can be purchased on the registration form.
  • For more information on The Adirondack Training Institute, accommodations, and location please see About Us.