New York
Adirondack Great Camp Adventure: Sagamore With Your Family
Celebrate the great outdoors with your family at the former wilderness estate of the Vanderbilts, where you’ll hike, canoe, stargaze and learn the story of the Adirondacks.
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Program No. 21022GUW
6 days
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At a Glance

Building off of many years of experience, Sagamore's Family Program brings three generations together in a unique natural setting in the Adirondack wilderness. Together with members young and old (and in between!), experience a memorable adventure tailored to all interests and skill levels while enjoying a fun, educational adventure in a camp that is not a hotel, but a piece of regional and American history.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking over one mile a day on uneven terrain and wilderness trails. Activities include walking in shallow stream areas, canoeing on Sagamore Lake. Stairs are unavoidable and every building has stair access.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • There will be a wide variety of outdoor activities, such as stream-walking, canoeing, nature-hiking, swimming, games, crafts, and making a walking stick.
  • Experience lively nights with a campfire,crafts, night hike and storytelling evening by the fire.
  • Spend the week living a piece of Adirondack history, in a wilderness camp once owned by the Vanderbilt family.

General Notes

This is a family program for grandparents, their adult children and grandchildren ages 6 and up. For a comparable grandparent adventure for just grandparents and grandchildren, check out program #4977! Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Pat Smith
Pat Smith is among fewer than a dozen craftsmen in the country who build and repair historic cedar canvas canoes. What started as a hobby has become his passion — and a welcome treasure for others. Pat has taught an Intergenerational program that focuses on repair and building techniques. He has taught another program that teaches participants to build a canoe that will be donated to a kids’ summer camp. Pat is also an expert paddle maker and a terrific master of ceremonies for canoe regattas!

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Pat Smith
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