The LGA Floating Classroom - hands-on aquatic learning for all ages

LGA education staff teach a class aboard the LGA's Floating Classroom vessel
Lake George Association education staff talk about Lake George, its history, its formation and its ecology during a Floating Classroom program.

From earthquakes and glaciers to stormwater and invasive species, come aboard the LGA’s Floating Classroom for two hours this summer to learn all about Lake George and how to keep the Lake’s water clean and clear.

Click here to make reservations for a trip on the Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom.

Onboard, you’ll enjoy a hands-on adventure and learn all about Lake George water quality.  You will find out what makes Lake George unique.

You’ll measure water clarity, catch zooplankton, and test pH and temperature.

You’ll find out if Lake George is healthy, and what you can do to help keep it that way.

Prices: $17 adults, $16 seniors and $10 children under 18.

Reservations are required!

All ages are welcome however we do not recommend the program for those younger than 8 or 9. (The program was originally designed for students in grades 6-8.)

Dress warmly in layers and wear sneakers. The wind on the Lake can be chilly! The boat is partially covered to provide protection from light weather.

Life jackets are provided– and everyone under 18 is required to wear one. There is also an emergency restroom on board.

2017 Schedule

  • Leaving Shepard Park in Lake George Village
    • Wednesdays in July & August, 10:00am & 1:00pm
  • Leaving Hague
    • Mon, Aug 7, 1:00pm
  • Leaving Bolton Dock in Bolton Landing
    • Fri Aug 11, 10:00am

Click here for reservations to ride on the LGA’s Floating Classroom

Click here for Field trip information for teachers

The Floating Classroom is made possible by long-time LGA members and ardent lake stewards Bruce and Mary Ashby, with the generous support of many other grants and donors.

Donations from People Like You help us continue to protect Lake George water. Contribute Now

All the money raised by the Lake George Association stays in the Lake George watershed and is used to protect Lake George projects from Ticonderoga to Lake George Village.
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