19th Annual Adirondack Environmental Studies Residency

red and yellow maple leaf

During the Fall 1 term, students choose from eight, environmentally related studies using a blended model that combines an online or independent study component with one on-site meeting in the beautiful Adirondacks.

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While at camp, students will attend plenary sessions and group activities, hear from guest speakers and meet in small group seminars to focus on their selected study.


This unique setting and experience will provide students with a broader perspective of issues related to the environment and offer hands-on activities to enhance the learning experience.

praying mantis on a long needled pine

Students select a single 4-credit residency study (and, perhaps, a 2-credit post-residency study) for guided independent study in the fall term.

The photos on this page are contibuted by digital photography students.

Fast Facts

photo of Raquette Lake


An interdisciplinary study that combines online learning with one onsite meeting


Historic Camp Huntington - Raquette Lake (Adirondacks)
2.5 hours from Albany, N.Y.


Fall term 2018
Sept. 4 - Dec. 14
Onsite meeting: Oct. 8 - 10
Additional 2 or 4-credit study Oct. 11

Who to Contact

Lori McCaffrey
Residency Specialist
518-783-6203, ext. 5944

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