Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland at Great Camp Sagamore

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Events | 3 Comments
Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland at Great Camp Sagamore

As an employee at Sagamore, the beauty of camp and the surrounding wilderness can escape me.  I become wrapped up in the day to day work and activities so much that I forget to appreciate how wonderfully lucky I am to work and live in such a place for six months of the year.  But then […]

Presidents Weekend Brings Rare Opportunity to See Great Camp Sagamore in Winter

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Programs | 3 Comments
Presidents Weekend Brings Rare Opportunity to See Great Camp Sagamore in Winter

What: A guided snowshoe hike of Great Camp Sagamore’s Lake Trail When: February 15th and 16th at 10 am Where: At the end of our driveway, take the the right. Take a left after the bridge to park behind the barn. Directions to camp can be found here. The hike will go through camp to […]

Artist’s Corner – Haiku by Dan Berggren

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Artisans | No Comments
Artist’s Corner – Haiku by Dan Berggren

First visit one fall Surrounded by wilderness Was like coming home -Dan Berggren

Artist’s Corner – Haiku by Dan

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 in Artisans | No Comments
Artist’s Corner – Haiku by Dan

Spending time paddling Listening to wilderness Good conversation -Dan Musician and Friend of Sagamore  

William West Durant and Road Scholar American Treasures

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in History | No Comments
William West Durant and Road Scholar American Treasures

Great Camps Sagamore, Uncas and Pine Knot have a lot in common beyond their bark exteriors, as our Road Scholar guest this week are discovering. Chiefly, they were all built by William West Durant and are now National Historic Landmarks. William West Durant is a complicated character who has left an indelible impression of the […]

Great Camp Sagamore – Spring Getaway Deal

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Programs, Spotlight | No Comments
Great Camp Sagamore – Spring Getaway Deal

Spring Getaway At Great Camp Sagamore Two Nights for $224/person (Including all meals) Come enjoy a Simply Sagamore stay for $224 per person! Normally a value of $299. (School aged children are half price!) The package includes housing and meals for Friday night through Sunday morning. Enjoy the canoes or sit back and relax in […]

Artist’s Corner – Haiku by Dan Berggren

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Artisans | No Comments
Artist’s Corner – Haiku by Dan Berggren

Let the mind wander Past images, smells and sounds Witness history -Dan Berggren

Great Camp Sagamore – Simply Sagamore Stays

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Programs | No Comments
Great Camp Sagamore – Simply Sagamore Stays

Spring has finally come to Adirondacks in earnest!  While you’re starting your grilling, weeding your unruly gardens, riding bikes and generally enjoying the great outdoors, don’t forget to make plans for some rest and relaxation at Great Camp Sagamore! Throughout the season we offer Simply Sagamore stays, where guests can stay in the same rooms […]

Updating the Office: The Reservation System

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Spotlight | No Comments

For the past 15 years, Great Camp Sagamore used a reservation system that was custom made for the Camp.  The customization meant the program met the unusual needs of a non profit such as GCS but,  due to not having regular software updates for fifteen years, fell behind technological advances and the speed with which […]

Great Camp Sagamore Black Fly Craft Beer-making Camp

Posted by on Mar 22, 2013 in Programs | One Comment
Great Camp Sagamore Black Fly Craft Beer-making Camp

  Black flies. There’s so much to hate. The swarm. That habit of crawling under shirt collars. Their general insistence on ruining an otherwise lovely spring hike. So what had Great Camp Sagamore guests applauding the notorious black fly late last June? Beer! More specifically, our first Black Fly Beer-making Camp, an event named for […]