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Newcomb Campus
Facilities Fees, Forms and Policies

All research, educational and professional groups using the resources and/or facilities of the Adirondack Ecological Center (AEC) and Huntington Wildlife Forest (HWF) must submit a property use request (select Adirondack Ecological Center/Huntington Wildlife Forest - Newcomb). Confirmation of your reservation is dependent on the approval of this form.


Meal/Plan Cost
Meal program (3 meals/day) $55/person
Breakfast $14/person
Bag lunch $16/person
Dinner $25/person
Catered coffee break with baked goods $10/person
Catering fee for lunch or dinner $5/person
Rich Lake outdoor event set-up w/ charcoal grills $75/event for ESF events; $150/event for non-ESF event

Housing Fees

All rates are per person except where noted ESF Rate Non-ESF Rate
Bunkhouses in Rich Lake Area - sleeps 50 $15/night; $105/week $25/night; $150/week
Cabins in Arbutus Area - sleeps 18 $25/night; $175/week $35/night; $200/week
Faculty Residence in Rich Lake Area - sleeps 4 $25/night; $175/week $35/night; $200/week
Linen Fee - includes bedding, pillow and towels $35 $35
Huntington Lodge in Arbutus Area - sleeps 8-10 people $45/night $90/night
Propane grill $10/day $10/day
Sabattis tent site $10 $10


Meeting Space

Space/Service ESF Rate Non-ESF Rate
AIC Multipurpose Room - capacity 200 No Charge $75/day
AIC Classroom - capacity 25 No Charge $75/day
Conference Room at AEC - capacity 45 No Charge $75/day
Huntington Lodge (Dining Room - capacity 12, Trophy Room - capacity 15) $75/day $150/day
Audiovisual equipment $10/day $20/day
Room set-up and breakdown $50/event $100/event

Laboratory Space

Space/Service ESF Rate Non-ESF Rate
Animal Studies Lab or other adapted lab space No charge $15/day

Equipment, Vehicles and Research Support

Item ESF Rate Non-ESF Rate
Snowshoes $5/day $5/day
ATV or Snowmobile $10/day $20/day
Motor Boat $10/day $20/day
Rowboat/Canoe/Kayak $5/person $5/person
Event Coordination No charge $100/day
Technician Support $50/hr $75/hr

Educational Outreach and Programming

Service ESF Rate Non-ESF Rate
Educational Programs No charge $100/hour
Guide Boat Tour $25/person $25/person

For further information or to reserve your space please contact Guest Services at 518-582-4551x108 or


  • Use of facilities or access to the Newcomb Campus & Huntington Wildlife Forest(HWF) property requires authorization from AEC staff.
  • The speed limit on ALL property roads is 15 mph.
  • A property use request must be approved prior to the initiation of any research, instructional or educational activities on HWF. Property use request (select Adirondack Ecological Center/Huntington Wildlife Forest - Newcomb)