This looks like a great family activity:
"Public tours. Leaving from Lake George Village Dock, we offer public programs on Wednesdays in July and August, from 10 am -12 pm or 1 pm - 3 pm. In 2013, we will be offering a program out of Rogers Memorial Park in Bolton Landing on July 19 at 1pm and one program out of Mossy Point in Ticonderoga on August 6 at 1pm. Reservations are required. $15 adults and $9 for children under 18. Call 518-668-3558 for reservations "
I hope to check it out soon with my kids, and will report back.