Adirondack Ski Center: Ski Trail (21 March 2013).  Photo by Tom Boothe.  Used by permission.

Workshops at the VIC:
Nature Jewelry Workshop
Saturday, 2 April 2016

Bethany Garretson: Creating dreamcatchers from natural materials. Creating dream catchers from natural materials.

Instructor: Bethany Garretson, Instructor & Backcountry Skills Specialist

Description: Join us on Saturday, 2 April from 10:00 AM to noon upstairs in the Paul Smith's College VIC for a workshop to create nature jewelry. We'll learn how to make dream catchers, hemlock earrings, and birch bracelets.

Instructor: Bethany Garretson came to the Adirondacks in 2007 to attend Paul Smith's College and instantly found inspiration. Today, an environmental studies instructor at the college, she continues to teach hand crafts and survival skills. A lover of the outdoors, she has over 800 field days of experience as a wilderness instructor and mountain guide. Mountains are her passion, and she is a 46er and Saranac Lake Ultra 6er.

Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.