New York Outdoor Guides - Youth Groups

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All guides are licensed by the State of New York as professional guides who have passed the Department of Environmental Conservation proficiency exam for skill and ability in the woods and on the water.

The state map seen under Regional Info depicts the New York State Outdoor Guides "Regions" by location. This will help you know where each NYSOGA member guides from.

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Papa, Michael "Bombay" Lic #7841

120 Beverly Rd, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

(914) 424-6506

Hiking, backpacking, camping and snowshoeing trips throughout the Hudson Valley, Catskill and Adirondack regions. All-inclusive trips, guided by an experienced Appalachian Trail thru-hiker. Lightweight backpacking gear provided. Fun, safe, and rewarding adventures for people of all abilities. Beginners and people with special needs welcome!

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

ADIRON DOC

Welch, Tom M.D. Lic #1282

5044 Peck Hill Road, Jamesville, NY 13078

315-449-2639

Custom-designed backpacking treks with emphasis on Adirondack history or biology. Experienced wilderness educator for youth groups. Nationally-known outdoor educator and wilderness medicine expert.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

ADIRONDACK BACKCOUNTRY GUIDE SERVICE

Ryan, John Lic #8469

16 Settler Lane, Brunswick NY 12180

(518) 598-6399

Backcountry travel for those pursuing a true Wilderness experience. Canoe, backpack, ski, and snowshoe to remote Adirondack rivers, ponds, lakes, and mountains, away from the crowds. Day trips, overnights, or multi-day trips offered. Food and boat/gear drops also available. Photographers, birders, lovers of solitude welcome!

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Chautauqua-Allegheny

ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sonny Lic #0260

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-524-6002

Providing guided activities for over 30 years. Custom hunting trips during bow, blackpowder and rifle seasons. Fishing lakes and ponds. Hiking, camping, canoe trips, itinerary planning. Winter activities include ice fishing, snowshoe trips. Trained Interpretive Guide. DEC Hunter Safety, 1st Aid, CPR, & Wilderness First Aid instructor. Mastercard, Visa, PayPal.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands

ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS GUIDE SERVICE, LLC

Young, Sheila Lic #1747

214 Old Wawbeek Rd, Tupper Lake NY 12986

518-637-6193

Adirondack hiking, camping, paddling. Focus on wilderness education, naturalist studies. Families, individuals, special needs. Trained as an Interpretive Guide. Adirondack 46R #2994. Level One Orienteering Coach. "Becoming an Outdoors Woman in NYS" instructor since 1994. Certification classes for CPR, 1st Aid, Wilderness First Aid. Mastercard, Visa, AmEX, PayPal.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

ANDERSON ADIRONDACK ADVENTURES

Anderson, Van 1148 Lic #

156 Fields Park Road, Morgantown WV 26508

304 288 0264

Dr. Anderson has been a licensed guide since 1991, and was Director of the Adirondack |Campus, Boy Scout National Camping School for six years. He has vast knowledge of the central Adirondacks, and introduces the cultural, economic, environmental. and historic significance during each trek.

Location: Central New York/1000 Islands

ANNE TWILLEY'S GUIDE SERVICE

Twilley, Anne Lic #3463

651 Duanesburg Rd., Schenectady NY 12306-1016

518-355-8232

Hiking, camping, flat-water canoeing, nature tours, photography, cross country skiing, snowshoeing. Special interest in women, families, youth groups, by the day, weekend or extended trips.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Hudson Valley/Westchester

AVAIL OUTFITTERS

Rockwell, Scott Lic #6035

7061 Kane Road , Waterville NY 13480

315 327 5550

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley/Westchester

BLUE CAMPFIRE EXPERIENCES LLC

Sciame, Stephen J. Lic #8357

45 Beekman Ave. #8313, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

(914) 306-5426

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester

ANDREW BONELLI

Bonelli, Andrew Lic #8795

919 St. David’s Lane Niskayuna NY 12309

518-810-3941

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

CAMPING ADVENTURES NYC

Gaor, Matt Lic #6019

11 Rye Ave, Staten Island , NY 10312

(646) 883-5850 

We're a family operated camping guide service who really loves to be outdoors. We've got decades of experience with extensive outdoor skills. You're in good hands! We provide all gear, meals, guides, activities, permits, fees and more. We specialize in Family and Youth Group weekend camp outs!

Location: New York City

CANOGA CREEK OUTFITTERS

Tidball, Keith G. Lic #6985

3208 State Rt 89 Seneca Falls, NY

315 568 9710

Keith G Tidball, founder of Canoga Creek Outfitters, is licensed to guide hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping, with a certification in small boats and canoes. He specializes in the Finger Lakes and central Adirondacks, and most enjoys guiding youth, veterans, and those new to hunting, angling, or the outdoors.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes

CATSKILL COUNTRY WALKS, LLC

Drillinger, Michael S. Lic #6778

PO Box 423, Woodstock, NY 12498

914-482-5771

Guided history and nature walks and hikes in the Catskills and the Hudson Valley. Dutch history, Hudson River School artists, original hotels, Ashokan Reservoir and more. Marriage officiant performs weddings in the woods. We operate in all seasons. Experience the natural world and learn some history and ecology, too.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

CORNINGVACATIONRENTALS

Diederich, Russell Lic #8080

923 John Hill Rd Pine City, NY 14871

607 857 1185

Finger Lakes Adventure Center @ Corning Vacation Rentals offers a variety of recreational activities: Hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, 3D archery, a clay shooters course, and equipment rentals. Fish in a privately stocked fishing preserve; No fishing license is required. Children under 5 fish for free. Furnished housing also available.

Location: Finger Lakes

EASTERN OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES

Moran, Edward Lic #7568

51 Neil Drive Smithtown N.Y. 11787

(631) 741-3765

Ed is a knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive guide providing well planned backpacking and hiking trips. Full service guiding for backpackers, Catskill 3500 and ADK 46er aspirants. Outdoor skills instruction including backpacking and camping, map and compass, snowshoeing and Wilderness First Aid. Trips for Individuals and groups, beginner to advanced.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

EXPERIENCE OUTDOORS

Walton, Bill Lic #7025

4948 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946

(315) 481-5275

With our Home Base being in the Heart of the Adirondack Mountains, there is endless terrain to be discovered and explored.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

FASSETT, DEAN

Fassett, Dean Lic #6614

141 Juniper Dr, Ballston Spa NY 12020

518-275-7557

Specializing in nature trips & education, birding, fishing, big game and turkey hunting with lodging available.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Finger Lakes

FOUND ONLY IN

Peterman, Ed Lic #

138 E. 36th St., New York, NY 10016

(646) 574-6943

Specializing in trips (hiking & backpacking) via public transportation from New York City. Also available to guide in the Catskills and Adirondacks.

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

HENDRIK GUIDE SERVICE

Dorn, Christofer Lic #7856

482 Sager Rd, Amsterdam, NY 12010

(518) 636-9001

Licensed to Guide; Canoeing, Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, Fishing, Hunting. Certified Wilderness First Responder, Lifeguard, Leave No Trace Instructor. Backcountry Skills and Experience

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Finger Lakes

IANNUCCI, SEAN

Iannucci, Sean Lic #8273

PO Box 615, Goshen, New York 10924

845-360-5874

Blue Line Outdoor Adventures is owned and operated by Sean Iannucci, NYS licensed outdoor guide #8273, and provides personalized and professional outdoor hiking and backpacking experiences from beginner to the advanced level. Explore world-renowned New York wilderness destinations like the Adirondacks, Catskills , Shawangunks and Harriman.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Hudson Valley/Westchester, New York City

IRISH RAIDER OUTFITTERS LLC

Thurber, Scott Lic #8596

582 Lapham Mills Rd, Peru, NY 12972

518-524-4275

Full time Adirondack Guide providing, Fishing , Hunting and Eco tours in the Adirondacks. Lake Placid & Lake Champlain areas. USCG Licensed Captain

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

J & L GUIDE SERVICE

Cipp, Joeseph L. Jr. Lic #3384

185 Beaver Dam Rd, Brookhaven , NY 11719

631-803-2315 Region 4 607-832-4872

Location: Catskills/Albany

James, Colin

James, Colin Lic #7715

1310 Union Ave, Newburgh, NY 12550

(845) 591-7553

Walk with nature while learning basic outdoor knowledge.

Location: Hudson Valley/Westchester

LANDIS, NORM

Landis, Norm Lic #0958

708 Healy Ave., Rome, NY 13440-5431

315-336-3798

Outdoor skills workshops. Day, overnight trips primarily for non-profit groups.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny

MCSHANE, KRIS

McShane, Kris Lic #7529

59 Kelsey Lane, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

(401) 258-2220

Hiking, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Camping, Hunting, in the beautiful Catskill Mountain Region and Scenic Hudson Valley! Kris is a retired NYSDEC Fisheries Biologist & Appalachian Trail Through-hiker. Contact Kris to learn a new skill or enjoy an old pastime! All skill levels welcome.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

MIDDLE EARTH EXPEDITIONS

Failing, Wayne Lic #0250

4529 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946

518-523-7172

Canoeing, pond fishing, fly fishing, deer hunting from efficiency cabins. Wellness/Healing Retreats, Caribbean adventure trips.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

MILLER, CONSTANCE

Miller, Constance Lic #6261

167 John Fountain Rd, Jay NY 12941

518 578 5797

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga

MOREAU, JEAN-PIERRE

Moreau, Jean-Pierre Lic #1292

P.O. Box 577, Cranberry Lake, NY 12927-0577

(315) 848-2034 or (585) 461-4664

Specializing in outdoor skills education and wilderness survival training for youth groups and schools.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Central New York/1000 Islands

NATUREINTOACTION

Alexander, David Lic #6250

10 Lamerson Circle, Budd Lake , NJ 07828

(802) 233.5836

Guide for hire. Available to deepen your connection to the natural world through immersive hunting, fishing, foraging, canoeing and camping experiences. Proud to be part of the New York backcountry and Adirondack Guide tradition. Licensed and certified in first aid, CPR, and water safety.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester, New York City

NORTHERN ROOTS OUTFITTERS AND GUIDE SERVICE

Rose, Sandra Lic #7546

582 Hong Kong Rd, Pulski, NY 13142

(315) 877-0110

Sandra L. Rose, “Squeak” is a Pulaski N.Y. native. Licensed in hunting, camping, fishing and boating. Focusing on low impact relaxing trips, writers camps, nature study, relaxation walks, boating on “quiet waters” and birding combination trips. Encouraging Seniors and Church groups. We have fun ! Regions 6 and 7

Location: Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny

PRIMITIVE FIELDCRAFT, LLC

Jolly, Alan M Lic #8384

458 Lawrence Rd, Brockport, NY 14420

585-775-9534

Guided Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, Photography, Outdoor Education, and Survival courses. Services to Dec Region 8 including Western NY, Finger Lakes, Central NY, and Adirondacks

Location: Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes

RIPVANWINKLE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Calabrese, Greg Lic #7629

30 Liberty St, Apt 2, Catskill, NY 12144

480-381-9405

We are an outdoors adventure company. Specializing in hiking and backpacking in region 4 of the Catskill Park. We also offer hunting and fishing experiences as well. We can assist you with the completion of any of the Catskill's challenges i.e. the devil's path, the escarpment trail, and the 3500 challenge.

Location: Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

RIVERS EDGE OUTDOOR EXCURSIONS

Kelts, Benjamin Lic #8710

1 South Street Waterford NY 12188

518 334 6886

Our experienced guides lead the way in sharing the secrets of the Adirondacks! We offer backpacking, hot tenting, fishing, hunting and hiking to most age groups on limited basics. We provide almost everything you need to make your excursion an exciting and safe backcountry adventure.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany

RUSSELL SCHOOL OF HIKING

Ley, Russell Lic #8951

PO BOX 2432, Arlington NY 12603

518-370-3600

Building Confidence. Hiking, Camping, Snowshoeing. Map and Compass Training, Beginner Programs. Student and Organizational Guided Hikes. Corporate Custom Challenges. Devil’s Path training, monitoring and support. Russell Ley, NE 111 #168, ADK 46er #1754, Catskill #2927, W1268 Certified: Wilderness First Responder, WFA and CPR. Experienced: Adirondacks, Catskills, Shawangunks, Green Mts., White Mts. Maine, Yosemite, Tetons and the Rocky Mt.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Hudson Valley/Westchester

THE OUTSIDERS - OUTDOOR GUIDE SERVICES

Erbland, Edward Lic #6104

3 Wickford Way, Fairport NY 14450

(585) 209-0140

Get outside! The Outsiders are passionate about the outdoors and are excited to share that passion with you. Whether you seek adventures in fishing, mountaineering, or camping, The Outsiders will take all the stress of trip planning and outfitting off your mind so you can focus on the beauty of nature.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley/Westchester

TRAINA, PETE

Traina, Pete Lic #1160

134 Mud Pond Rd, Highland Lake NY 12743

(845) 557-8678

Guide service throughout New York State including all hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, ATV, snowmobile and boating activities.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley/Westchester, Long Island, New York City

WHITE DOG TRAIL CO.

Whittemore, Jeff Lic #0185

53 Elm St. Dolgeville, NY 13329

(315) 868-7054

Four-season guides specializing in fly fishing on West and East Canada Creeks, Salmon and Battenkill Rivers. Spin and fly-fishing float trips on the Mohawk and other streams for Bass and walleye. Ice fishing. Photography and eco-paddles and hikes in Central NY and Adirondacks. Adirondack based cottage.

Location: Adirondacks/Saratoga, Catskills/Albany, Central New York/1000 Islands, Chautauqua-Allegheny