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 […]

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 […]

Grands Camp Musicians on a Musical Life

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Programs | No Comments
Grands Camp Musicians on a Musical Life

Whether you enjoy learning to play the ukulele, a campfire sing-a-long, the barn dance, or the simple pleasure of enjoying a concert together, a week at Great Camp Sagamore has a way of reviving the musician inside you. Greg McCrea and Amy Christian (playing fiddle above) are two of the wonderful musicians of our summer […]

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 […]

Road Scholar Birding at Great Camp Sagamore

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Nature, Programs | No Comments
Road Scholar Birding at Great Camp Sagamore

We’re hosting a spy convention this week. Or at least the binoculars and notepads being carried by all guests certainly make everyone look like old school PIs. But no need for concern: the subject of all this espionage is birds. Our spies are our first Road Scholar program: Boreal Birds of the Adirondacks. “Boreal birds” […]