21809
New York

Paddle & Hike at Great Camp Sagamore With Your Grandchild

Get ready for an outdoor adventure with your grandchild exploring the Adirondack woods and waters! Canoe, hike, and carve a wooden canoe paddle while staying at Great Camp Sagamore.
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Program No. 21809RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
899
Special Offer
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At a Glance

Make a splash with your grandchild in the wilderness of the Adirondack woods and waters! On this great outdoor adventure, you and your grandchild will make memories to last a lifetime as you learn about the unique history and ecology of the largest park in the lower 48 states. Explore nature’s classroom as you paddle a canoe together on sparkling Sagamore Lake and embark on a hike through pristine forest. You’ll learn paddling techniques from experts – and even carve your own paddle to take home! Action-packed days end with evenings bonding around the campfire. Once the summer retreat of the Vanderbilt family, it’s your turn to camp like royalty as you relax and soak in the rustic ambiance of Great Camp Sagamore.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to three miles around a lake trail, paddling and hiking.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Look for unusual plants and wildlife as you paddle a canoe with your grandchild across beautiful Sagamore Lake.
  • Swing your partner round and round during a hoedown in Sagamore Barn designed especially for grandparents and grandkids.
  • Grandparents and grandchildren carve a wooden canoe paddle together with the instruction of an expert boat builder.
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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Dan Duggan
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Kate Glenn
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Garet Livermore
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