PRESENTATION: Great Camp Sagamore's history, programs, and preservation.
Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks is the steward of Great Camp Sagamore and is dedicated to its use for education and interpretation. Our mission is to foster understanding, care, and respect for nature, people, and their critical interdependence. Great Camp Sagamore strives to be a place where broad and diverse audiences gather to use these unique buildings and natural setting to explore and understand Adirondack culture, the region's natural environment, and our relationship to both.Lodging: SagamoreMeals Included: Dinner
FREE TIME: After the field trip, you'll have some time before dinner to enjoy the lake and trails or to view our permanent exhibits and virtual tour or to shop at our Gift Shop. You might also try your skill at croquet, Mrs. Vanderbilt's favorite game.Dinner: Dinners typically include selections such as: a hot entry, like creamed chicken over biscuits, veggie lasagna, pot roast, spaghetti/meat balls, roasted turkey, stuffed pork loin, or ham; salads, along with several dressing choices; potatoes, rice or pasta; a vegetable choice; bread or rolls; milk or juice. Coffee & tea are always available.Evening: DISCUSSION: After dinner, published novelist Mary Sanders Shartle will lead a group discussion on "The First Tycoon," the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, by T.J. Stiles. Stiles intriguing look into the life of the nation's first "Robber Baron" also sheds light on the events that led to the establishment of the Adirondack Camp movement of the Gilded Age.Lodging: SagamoreMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner