Our Programming Partners
We are proud to partner with others organizations to create relevant, exciting and memorable programs or to continue to develop and maintain the buildings and grounds of our National Historic Landmark Great Camp.
Adirondack Exposure (www.adirondackexposure.com) Adirondack Exposure offers Multi-Sport Vacations with a variety of outdoor activities led by licensed guides and certified instructors. Great Camp Sagamore has partnered with Adirondack Exposure for many seasons, enlisting their professional instructors for active Road Scholar programs including hiking, canoeing and kayaking. We are grateful for their generous donations and partnership experience over the years!
Adirondack Mountain Club (www.adk.org) The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and responsible recreational use of the New York State Forest Preserve and other parks, wild lands, and waters vital to its members and chapters. ADK encourages the involvement of all people in its mission and activities; its goal is to be a community that is comfortable, inviting, and accessible. We greatly appreciate the volunteer trail work ADK does for Sagamore each spring, helping us to maintain the dozens of Forest Preserve trails that surround camp.
Adventures in Good Company (www.adventuresingoodcompany.com) Adventures in Good Company offers traveling opportunities for women who want to experience adventures in nature with fellow outdoor enthusiasts. With professional guides leading the expeditions, they offer programs around the world, and have chosen Great Camp Sagamore as one of their destinations!
Creative Healing Connections (www.creativehealingconnections.org)
Creative Healing Connections offers retreats for people who are in need of opportunities to heal. They provide guided, creative activities that encourage self expression for, new awareness of and reconnection with one's healthy self. CHC has been developing their unique blend of therapeutic arts and self-expression activities for over eighteen years. We welcome them annually for our Arts and Healing weekend at Great Camp Sagamore.
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film (www.eastmanhouse.org)
George Eastman House leads through practice and programs in the interpretation of photographic and motion picture heritage. They strive to inspire widespread recognition of how the media we collect, preserve, and understand broaden and enrich life. As stewards of the legacy of George Eastman, they value excellence and innovation. The GEH inspires discovery and learning—supporting the education of a regional, national, and international audience. We are pleased to welcome them back for "The Adirondack Experience" Workshop.
Gloversville Sewing Center (gloversvillesewingcenter.com) Gloversville Sewing Center is an inspiration business, there to hold your hand, create excitement and increase your knowledge at every step of your education process in the fiber arts. They promise to keep learning and growing so that they can take you as far as you want to grow. Gloversville's annual sewing retreat is held in late September/early October at Sagamore.
Raquette Lake Navigation Company is a family owned and operated tour company that offers lake cruises on the W.W. Durant. Their cruises are known for their in-depth knowledge of the region's history, delicious food and the beautifully built and maintained Durant. Raquette Lake Navigation offers a variety of cruises and tour options for out of town visitors and locals alike.
Road Scholar (www.roadscholar.org)
At not-for-profit Road Scholar, their mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Their learning adventures engage expert instructors, provide extraordinary access, and stimulate discourse and friendship among people for whom learning is the journey of a lifetime. For over forty years Sagamore has been partnering with Road Scholar to bring quality educational programs to our institute. Learn more about our 2016 Road Scholar Programs.
NYS Art Teachers Association (www.nysata.org) Now in its 25th year, NYSATA's Summer Institute offers over 50 hours of hands-on art exploration based on the New York State Learning Standards. Special effort is made to infuse the natural sciences, social studies/geography of NYS, music, math and English language arts into the visual arts offerings as encouraged by the Common Core Learning Standards. Sagamore provides an ideal location for this special restorative workshop, where field excursions, studio time, plein-air painting, and onsite Adirondack art all add to the richness of the program content. Learn more about the 2016 Sagamore Summer Institute.
Tom Dwyer Photography (www.tomdwyerphoto.com) Professional photographer Tom Dwyer employ a singular format designed to be effective regardless of the experience level of each participant. Regardless of what we know about photography, being at the right place, at the right time is critical Tom offers annual summer and fall photography workshops at Sagamore.
Yoga Mandali (yogamandali.com) Yoga Mandali studio is located in Saratoga and is deeply immersed in the tradition of Bhakti (the yoga devotion). This passion drives them to continually offer special programs, kirtan and influential speakers. Yoga Mandali offers a retreat at Sagamore in July.