Education

The Lake Champlain Region offers a variety of educational opportunities for people of all ages and varying pursuits. Ticonderoga is home to a North Country Community College campus, which is part of the State University of New York system. The many towns throughout the region also have public libraries, historical societies and arts and cultural organizations that host lectures and other educational offerings.

For kids and adventure seekers, the region offers a selection of summer camps, including Pok-O-MacCready outdoor education center. The camp features more than 35 activities each summer including hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, sailing, windsurfing, swimming and creative arts.

For musicians, the acclaimed Meadowmount School of Music in Westport offers talented young violinists, violists, cellists and pianists training for professional careers in music. The seven week summer progam accepts accomplished students ranging in age from 8 to 30, from all parts of the United States, for rigorous practice and coaching on their instruments.

View the list of Lake Champlain educational opportunities below. 

Hammond Library of Crown Point
Location: 
Main Street, Crown Point, 12928
Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm

A unique farm-based educational program for children. Developing member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Education Association of America.

Location: 
6 Leaning Road
POB 96, Essex, 12936
Elizabethtown Library
Location: 
River Street, Elizabethtown, 12932
Essex Farm Institute
Location: 
2503 NY 22, Essex, 12936
Paine Memorial Library
Location: 
1 School Street, Willsboro, 12996
North Country Community College
Location: 
113 Montcalm Avenue, Ticonderoga, 12883
Erin C. Hall Studio
Location: 
6588 Main Street, Westport, 12993
Keeseville Free Library
Location: 
1721 Front Street, Keeseville, 12944
Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center
Location: 
1391 Reber Rd
POB 397, Willsboro, 12996
Black Watch Memorial Library
Location: 
195 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga, 12883
College for Every Student (CFES)
Location: 
2303 Main St
PO Box 247, Essex, 12936
Society for Strings Inc. Meadowmount School

A world renowned school of music with distinguished alumni.  Meadowmount has been instructing students in violin, viola, cello and piano for over 70 years. On campus concerts are offered weekly in...

Location: 
1424 County Rte 10, Westport, 12993
Sherman Free Library
Location: 
20 Church Street, Port Henry, 12974
Belden Noble Memorial Library
Location: 
2759 Route 22, Essex, 12936