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2021 Summer Programs

**We have concluded our summer field school programs for 2021, please check back next Spring for the programming for 2022**

Each summer we offer five-day (M—F), out-door based,  Field school programs for youth ages 12—17 yrs. Led by experienced field Biologists, Archeologists, and Video & Media Arts Instructors. The pro- grams run generally from 9 am—4 pm at selected locations in Middleburgh and Esperance (Burtonville).

  • Filmmaking Field School - Schenectady
    Aug 02, 9:00 AM – Aug 06, 4:00 PM
    Schenectady, 129 Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305, USA
    Produce a film together while learning Writing, Videography, Lighting, Sound, and Editing
  • Watershed Ecology Field School
    Mon, Jul 19
    Schoharie River Center
    Jul 19, 9:00 AM – Jul 24, 4:00 PM
    Schoharie River Center, 2025 Burtonville Rd, Esperance, NY 12066, USA
    Outdoor Environmental Research with Hiking, Cycling, and Boating
  • Archeology Field School
    Mon, Jul 12
    Schoharie River Center
    Jul 12, 9:00 AM – Jul 16, 4:00 PM
    Schoharie River Center, 2025 Burtonville Rd, Esperance, NY 12066, USA
    Uncover Schoharie County's Multilayered Historical Past
  • Filmmaking Field School
    Mon, Jul 26
    Schoharie River Center
    Jul 26, 9:00 AM – Jul 30, 4:00 PM
    Schoharie River Center, 2025 Burtonville Rd, Esperance, NY 12066, USA
    Produce a film together while learning Writing, Videography, Lighting, Sound, and Editing

Past Programs

Watershed Ecology and Videography

Summer 2020

This program integrates the study of forest ecology, watershed ecology, wildlife and invasive species monitoring, nature photography and videography and is led by experienced field biologists, video & media arts instructors.  We will assess water quality, water chemistry and conduct macro-invertebrate analysis in the field. Participants will hike, bike and boat to get to various study sites throughout each weeklong field school.Watershed Ecology and Videography

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Archaeology Field School
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Summer 2020

Working alongside professional archaeologists, participants will conduct scientific research to uncover Schoharie County’s multilayered historical past as we excavate the site of a 1712 early colonial fortified homestead along the Schoharie Creek.