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