Congrats to our Interpreters!

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Tour Notes | No Comments
Congrats to our Interpreters!

Above, staff members and Director Garet Livermore at Great Camp Santanoni early this season. Congrats to our historic interpreters on wrapping up the 2014 tour season! This has been a really great crew. They’ve done a lot – they gave wonderful tours, greeted guests in our gift shop, completed projects with historic exhibits, tour statistics […]

SagaStaff Life – Connections at GCSagamore

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Sagamore Staff Life | One Comment
SagaStaff Life – Connections at GCSagamore

Thanks to Burdette Parks for use of the above photo. “‘Apple blossom afternoon’,” I said, looking up from my knitting. “I like that.” The line was from a poem Frankie had just read from an Adirondack anthology. There was a murmur of agreement from the staff members lounging around the Wigwam parlor – Helen seated […]

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 […]

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 […]