Memberships and Affiliations
We have the deepest respect and admiration for American Indian cultures and strongly support their continuous efforts to preserve their heritage, improve their quality of life, and fight prejudice. To help in this work, Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures, Inc. is committed to making annual donations to American Indian organizations that are working toward these goals, as well as to the environmental groups listed below.
The Green Mountain Club
The mission of the Green Mountain club is to make the Vermont mountains play a larger part in the life of the people by protecting and maintaining the Long Trail System and fostering, through education, the stewardship of Vermont's hiking trails and mountains.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS)
The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is a not-profit environmental education organization based in Quechee, Vermont. Its mission is to motivate individuals and communities to care for the environment through education, research, and avian wildlife rehabilitlation.
Vermont Land Trust
The Vermont Land Trust, founded in 1977, is a non-profit environmental organization in the sate of Vermont working to conserve productive, recreational, and scenic lands that give the state and its communities their rural character.
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a charitable environmental organization whose mission is to "conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends." The Conservancy pursues non-confrontational, pragmatic solutions to conservation's businesses, governments, multilateral institutions, and other non-profits. Its work focuses on the global priorities of Lands, Water, Climate, Oceans, and Cities.
St. Joseph's Indian School
Since 1927, St. Joseph's Indian School has served Lakota children and families. The School's mission is to educate Native American children and their families for life - mind, body, heart, and spirit. This mission drives the organization to educate and provide housing for over 200 Lakota children each year at no cost to their families.
Atka Lakota Museum and Cultural Center
The Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center, an educational outreach of St. Joseph's Indian School, is committed to promoting the knowledge and understanding of the Northern Plains Indian Culture past, present, and future, through the preservation of historical artifacts and contemporary works of art.
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
The National Museum of the American Indian is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere - past, present, and future - through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary Native life.
First Nations Development Institute
First Nations is a national nonprofit organization that serves Native American communities throughout the United States. For 36 years, using a three-pronged strategy of educating grassroots practitioners, advocating for systemic change, and capitalizing Indian communities, First Nations has been working to restore Natie American control and culturally-compatible stewardship of the assets they own - be they land, human potential, cultural heritage or natural resources - and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-term vitality of Native American communities.
Vermont Camp Association
The Vermont Camp Association is an association of owners, directors, and camp staff working with organized youth camps. Some VCA camps are also members of the American Camp Association and meet rigid camp standards for accreditation. Camps in Vermont serve children from all over the world.