Canada MotoGuide

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Programs | No Comments

  We had the opportunity to host Canada MotoGuide’s ‘Arris and Jim Vernon for a weekend earlier this season, and have recently read their report. Mr. Arris is unapologetically frank in his description of our accommodations, but very truthful. Due to the conditions of our driveway, we rarely get visits from the many motorcyclists who […]

Benefit Gala 2015

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Programs | No Comments

This year, Great Camp Sagamore celebrated its 40th anniversary under the care of the Sagamore Institute. Our Annual Benefit Gala naturally celebrated this milestone. Original co-founders Barbara Glaser and Howie Kirschenbaum were present to reflect on our beginnings and express hope for the future, as were our many devoted board members and quite a few […]

Our Program Director, Jeff Flagg, PhD reflects on Sagamore

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Programs | No Comments
Our Program Director, Jeff Flagg, PhD reflects on Sagamore

It seems like so long ago when I first arrived at Sagamore . . . oh wait, it WAS so long ago, nearly 20 years now. Fortunately, little has changed since I first arrived in the summer of 1997 as a doe-eyed intern, but really, not all that much has changed about Sagamore since the […]

Happy 2015!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Programs | No Comments
Happy 2015!

We’ve got a lot to look forward to this year! Below are some highlights from the coming season, for a full calendar, visit our website. Lusitania R.E.X: This novel by Greg Taylor comes out just in time for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Lusitania, a tragedy that claimed the lives of over 1000 […]

Looking Forward to 2015

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Programs | No Comments
Looking Forward to 2015

Even as we wrap up the 2014 season, we’re looking ahead to 2015! Our 2015 season begins with Spring Volunteer Work Weekend on May 22. Check out some of old favorites returning and new programs beginning next year. A detailed season calendar is available on our website here. With all of the below, click the […]

Coming this Fall – Mountain Music and Beer Appreciation

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Programs | 2 Comments
Coming this Fall – Mountain Music and Beer Appreciation

We’re very excited about two new programs available this fall October 7 to 10. One, Adirondack Music, Song and Dance is a spin-off  and programmatic extension of our ever popular Mountain Music Weekend and will be running for its second year. The other is a Beer History and Appreciation Workshop modeled after our Black Fly […]

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 […]

Black Fly Craft-Brewing Camp at Great Camp Sagamore

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Programs | One Comment
Black Fly Craft-Brewing Camp at Great Camp Sagamore

Thanks to all who participated in our 2nd Annual Black Fly Craft Brewing Camp! Special thanks to Saranac and F. X. Matt Brewing, Adirondack Pub and Brewery, Saratoga Zymurgist, Dan Berggren, Good Natured Brewing and Raquette Lake Navigation. We’re looking forward to next year – in the meantime, enjoy the below photos from Sagamore Board […]

SagaGrands – Intergenerational Bonding at Great Camp Sagamore

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Programs | No Comments
SagaGrands – Intergenerational Bonding at Great Camp Sagamore

This post comes from Loretta Villani, a repeat SagaGrands guest. The original article appeared in a newsletter for her retiree group, Manhasset Public Schools.  To see availability for this and other Intergenerational Camps, visit our website.  As a young child I always dreaded the back to school assignment to write a composition entitled “What I did during […]

Burdette Parks and Photography at Great Camp Sagamore

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Programs | No Comments
Burdette Parks and Photography at Great Camp Sagamore

Burdette Parks, instructor of our very popular Road Scholar photography courses, discussing what makes Great Camp Sagamore a wonderful venue for the art. All photos below taken at Great Camp Sagamore and generously provided by Parks. Something that may be overlooked but I think is a very important aspect of Sagamore’s appeal is its very […]