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Grands Camp at an Adirondack Great Camp: Sagamore's Intergenerational Program

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Program #4977RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Nancy from Southington, CT Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/15/14
If you want to feel like a kid again, seeing the world through the eyes of your grandchild, learning new skills, being amazed at the worlds of music, nature and creation, go to "Grandma/Grandpa Camp"! And it all happens in the most beautiful setting of Great Camp Sagamore. We made some new friends and some wonderful memories.

Mary from Tulsa, OK Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/15/14
My granddaughter had a great time with other grandchildren her age. She gained self-confidence during the trip and did things she had not done before. What a surprise for me to find grandparents there who were interested in the growth of their grandchildren and were interested in growing themselves. Both my granddaughter and I want to go back!

Bernadette from Branford, CT Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/15/14
Great Camp Sagamore is a terrific bonding and educational experience for grandparents and children 6-8. There is also an older children's progam. This is a beautiful setting in the pristine Adirondack Mountains, on Lake Sagamore. There is structure in programs but also free time whem children can play creatively with the many other children and learn to be independent but free. There is structure and freedom with a perfect combination. My grandchildren all loved it. I took my two granddaughters for 4 summers and my 8 year old grandson for 2 summers. If you stay in Wigwam or in a cabin be sure to bring mousetraps.

Tom from Potsdam, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/15/14
The Intergenerational Program, “Grands Camp” at Sagamore in the Adirondacks was a wonderful opportunity for grandparents and grandkids, alike, to enjoy shared experiences in an unspoiled, natural environment that would be difficult to duplicate – impossible to do so anywhere I can think of. The natural beauty of the venue and its pervasive presence, the variety and largely hands-on character of the activities (canoeing, crafts, games, music, swimming, hiking, and more), the experience and expertise of the staff, and the closeness of the contact between grandparents and their children made for an outstanding experience that came too soon to an end and certainly will be one we will never forget.

Valerie from Schroon Lake, NY Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
This was a truly amazing experience - certainly life changing in regards to really getting to know your grandchild and finding out all those traits you didn't know they had!

Laura from Columbia, SC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
Highly recommended program for families with grandparents able to spend a week learning, exploring, and creating with their grandchildren in the outdoor setting of the Adirondacks. Program fosters learning about natural environment, creativity, and encouragement of self-confidence for children's development.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Field trips
7 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances


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