"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
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"
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