Meet a Volunteer – Sagamore Quilter Elaine Rubenau Reich

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Volunteer | No Comments
Meet a Volunteer – Sagamore Quilter Elaine Rubenau Reich

One of camp’s most important assets is our wonderful volunteer base. This dedicated crew donate selflessly of their skills and time to keep camp running. Without their help we would be hard pressed to open our buildings to the public, let alone offer tours or the numerous courses and programs we have every year. One […]

Moose on the Loose: SagaMoose at the Great New York State Fair

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in SagaMoose | 4 Comments
Moose on the Loose: SagaMoose at the Great New York State Fair

For the second year in a row, SagaMoose was able to get out of camp for a night to enjoy the Great New York State Fair with SagaStaff friends! It’s a trip he’s been looking forward to all summer and it definitely lived up to expectations. SagaMoose enjoyed getting to spend time with SagaStaff outside […]

AED Fundraising Success!

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Events | No Comments
AED Fundraising Success!

Thank you to everyone who helped us raise funds for two new AEDs! Thanks to our fundraising drive through Adirondack Gives and generous off-line donations, the purchase was covered with funds leftover for upgrading our waterfront safety equipment. These are vital additions to our emergency equipment and we’re glad to know they’re in place. Interested […]

Thanks, Pat!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Programs | 2 Comments
Thanks, Pat!

This week out Outdoor Program Director Pat Burdick wraps up seven years of work with camp for our intergenerational camps, affectionately called Grands camps.  For those seven years she has been the capable, steady driving force behind one of our most popular and enduring programs. Pat’s background as a professor of biology at SUNY Potsdam […]

SagaStaff Life – The Benefit of a Good Crew

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Sagamore Staff Life | 2 Comments
SagaStaff Life – The Benefit of a Good Crew

“Oh, wait, Andrew!” “Bridget?” “Fizzies good?” I ask a little breathlessly. It’s the Saturday of our Benefit weekend, the biggest event of Sagamore’s year, and it’s raining and I’m carrying three clipboards, a calculator and a change of shoes up to the Playhouse. This is the first time Andrew, assistant outdoor program director, and I […]

An Elegant Adirondack Evening at GCSagamore

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Benefit for Historic Preservation | No Comments
An Elegant Adirondack Evening at GCSagamore

Thanks to everyone who helped make our annual Benefit for Historic Preservation a success! Special thanks to the board, benefit committee performer Andrea Marcovicci and caterers Leaf, Loaf and Ladle for pulling together after a last minute change in venue. We are excited to announce we exceeded our fundraising goal by almost 50%! See details […]

Moose on the Loose at the Wild Center

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in SagaMoose | No Comments
Moose on the Loose at the Wild Center

SagaMoose was very excited for his first ever visit to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake! This wonderful museum makes a fantastic day trip from Great Camp Sagamore and features many things SagaMoose loves: interactive exhibits, demonstrations with native wild life and miles of great nature trails.   SagaMoose thoroughly enjoyed his visit to the […]

Crafts at Great Camp Sagamore

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Artisans | No Comments
Crafts at Great Camp Sagamore

My goal for this summer is simple – to learn new things. While time can be short between camp duties, the opportunities to learn abound. In the past month I have learned about: 1. Canning Salsa – Eva Rodriguez-Greguski filled the cafe with the delicious scents of fresh vegetables and homemade salsa last Saturday. All […]

Help Support Health and Safety at GCSagamore!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Events | No Comments
Help Support Health and Safety at GCSagamore!

Give Now Great Camp Sagamore is seeking support to purchase two new Automated External Defibrillators (AED). An AED is a device used to restart the heart in the midst of cardiac arrest. According to the American Red Cross, AEDs have been proven to be safe, reliable and effective in preventing unnecessary death from sudden cardiac […]

Moose on the Loose: Downton Abbey and the Shore

Posted by on Jul 6, 2014 in SagaMoose | No Comments
Moose on the Loose: Downton Abbey and the Shore

Recently faced with a weekend for which he is not of age, our Moose hit the road with friends and headed south to Winterthur, Cape May and Asbury Park! The highlight of the weekend was seeing the Downton Abbey exhibit at Winterthur! As a resident of a Gilded Age vacation home, SagaMoose was very interested […]