Elderhostel Camp Sagamore Camp Uncas


"The Illusion of Roughing it"

Adirondack Great Camps of the Vanderbilt's and JP Morgan

May 26 - May 29, 2009


Great Camp Sagamore
visiting as a Registered Guest


opening the gate for an Elderhostel Welcome



Grand Lodge at Sagamore


assigned to a cabin, "Gloria's"


the bed room


with a fireplace


but also a running water bath


greeting by Program Leader, Beverly Bridger


dinner in the dining hall


Christopher explains the rules for canoeing


evening Orientation about the Camps and the Adirondacks


next morningning
the Official Guided Tour of the Vanderbilt Camp, "Sagamore"


explaining exhibits in the barn


in the blacksmith shop


met the Snowshoe Hare


sharing the Grand Lodge lounge with the birding group


in the main dining hall


Beverly pointing to the photos of the Vanderbilt's






bowling as an afternoon option


even a fireplace behind the ball return stand

More Photos of Great Camp Sagamore


the next day at Breakfast


 followed by a tour of the farm buildings at the Morgan Great Camp, "UNCAS"


fireplace in UNCAS lodge

More Photos of Great Camp Uncas


story telling by Bill Smith

Video of "Frost on the Pumpkin"

Video of "Old Rusty Wagon"

"Percy and his Mom at the Fair"


and songs with his guitar

"Had just 50 cents"

A Spoonerism

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