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Adirondack Great Camp Adventure: Sagamore With Your Family

Welcome to Sagamore’s historic Family Camp, where a fun-filled week of hiking, canoeing and making s’mores with your family will reveal the best of the Great Outdoors.
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Program No. 21022RJ
6 days
Starts at
949 / ADULT
749 / CHILD

At a Glance

Nature’s calling – are you ready to answer? Building off years of experience, Sagamore's Family Program brings multiple generations together for an unforgettable week in the stunning Adirondack wilderness. Together with members young and old (and in between!), this fun-filled outdoor educational adventure is tailored to all interests and skill levels. Even your camp, an incredible piece of regional and American history, plays a key part in this thrilling adventure!
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 ...

  • Get ready for a wide variety of fun-filled outdoor activities, such as stream-walking, canoeing, nature-hiking, swimming, games and crafts
  • Enjoy lively nights filled with campfires, sunset canoe rides, moonlight hikes and storytelling
  • Spend the week living a piece of Adirondack history, in a wilderness camp once owned by “American royalty.”

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 "Adirondack Great Camp Adventure: Sagamore With Your Grandchild" (#4977) or "Paddle & Hike at Great Camp Sagamore With Your Grandchild" (#21809)! Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. Housekeeping is not provided during stay. Each guests receives towels upon arrival, which can be exchanged mid-program week. Additionally, participants may also visit housekeeping during open hours for replacements.
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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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