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Please join us at a North Country School event near you.

For information about an upcoming event or to RSVP, please contact or (518) 523-9329. NCS/Treetops Alumni Events

Upcoming NCS/Treetops Alumni Events

Access Outdoors For All
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Walter Breeman Performing Arts Center (WallyPAC)
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North Country School and Camp Treetops honor and celebrate Black History Month by hosting a  presentation and Q&A about working to eliminate racial and cultural barriers that exist to accessing the outdoors.

Join our Special Guests 
Dom Mullins, Ph.D., groundbreaking adventurer and member of the first
all-Black expedition to Mount Everest

Mirna Valerio, ultramarathon runner and author of A Beautiful Work in Progress

along with Yunga Webb, North Country School’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director

Presentation and Q&A
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Walter Breeman Performing Arts Center (WallyPAC)
FREE AND OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY

Can’t join us in person? Join us via Zoom here.

About Dom Mullins: Dom received his Ph.D. in Sociology from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) in 2013. He is a combat veteran of the Iraq War, where he served as an armor crewman. After service Dom became a National Spokesman for Iraq Veterans Against the War and worked as a United States Senate staffer on veterans’ health and education issues. Dom is an enthusiastic outdoorsman and has conducted social research on the benefits of outdoor recreation, particularly mountaineering. In 2015, he conducted an ethnographic study of a group of combat veterans during their summit bid of Denali. He has also summited Kilimanjaro (2020), and Mt. Kenya (2021).

Mirna Valerio is a native of Brooklyn, NY, a former educator, cross-country coach, ultrarunner, obstacle course enthusiast, and author.  Her writing has been featured in Women’s Running Magazine, Self Magazine Online, Outside Online, and Runner’s World Magazine. She was chosen as a 2018 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. Mirna has served as a mentor for North Country School and Camp Treetops’ Access Wild Places program in 2021 and 2022.

North Country School and Camp Treetops
4382 Cascade Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12846
Phone: 518-523-9329     email:

Friends’ Weekend 2023, Alta (Utah)
Wednesday-Sunday, April 12-16

Friends’ Weekend 2023, Lake Placid,
Wednesday-Sunday, August 23-27

Recent NCS/Treetops Alumni Events

2022 Events

Friends’ Weekend at Alta Lodge, April
Spring on the Farm, Online Event, April (See videos below)
NCS Graduation, May
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August

Watch Part 1 of Spring on the Farm here:

Watch Part 2 of Spring on the Farm here:

2021 Events

Cocktails and Colors, Online Event, March
NCS Graduation, May
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August

2019 Events

Brooklyn, Gathering at Threes Brewing, January
Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Beijing, China, March
Friends’ Weekend at Alta Lodge, April
NYC, Hock’s Retirement Celebration, May
NYC, Evening Reception, May
NCS Graduation, June
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August
Alumni Performance Weekend at NCS/CTT, October

2018 Events

Brooklyn, Gathering at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, January
Ogunquit, ME, January
Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, China, March
Friends’ Weekend at Alta Lodge, April
San Francisco, CA, Alumni Gathering at Credo Restaurant, May
NCS Graduation, June
Zermatt, Switzerland, Round Lake Campus Expeditions, June/July
Guatemala City, Guatemala, Alumni Gathering, July
Visitor’s Weekend at CTT, July
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August
Chicago, IL, September
Burlington, VT, Alumni Gathering at Hotel Vermont, October
Rye, NY, Alumni Gathering at Rye Grill & Bar, October
Washington, DC, Alumni Gathering at The Broadmoor

2017 Events

Brooklyn, NY Concert with John Doan, January
Friends’ Weekend at Alta Lodge, April
New York City, Gathering at the James Cohan Gallery, April
New York City, Strategic Plan Launch, Harvard Club, May
Washington, DC, May
North Country School Graduation, June
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August
Boston, Gathering at the Chart House
Chicago, Alumni Gathering at Wood Restaurant, November
Seattle, Gathering at Palisades Restaurant, November

2016 Events

San Francisco, CA, September
Lincoln, MA, September
Portland, ME, September
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August
North Country School Graduation, May
Capitol Region Picnic at Saratoga Spa State Park, May
Friends’ Weekend at Alta Lodge, April
Seattle, WA Evening Reception, March
Portland, OR, March
Ashland, OR, March

2015 Events

New York City Evening Reception, November
Washington, D.C. Evening Reception, November
Pittsburgh, PA Dinner, October
Friends’ Weekend at Lake Placid, August
North Country School Graduation, May
Saratoga Springs Picnic, May
Lake Placid, NY Tracie McMillan Book Signing
Friends’ Weekend at Alta Lodge, April
San Fransisco, CA, March
Seattle, WA Evening Reception, March
Portland, OR Evening Reception, March
Ashland, OR Dinner and Theater, March

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