2018 FOUR AND FIVE-DAY SUPERVISED VOLUNTEER TRAIL PROJECTS
Open to all ages, the start and end participants will camp nearby the trail project and work on a section of trail as a team. Arrive at base camp on Sunday evening for dinner & orientation. The participation fee is at the end each project description.
Great Camp Sagamore
Work will include creating sections of new trail. Anticipate getting your feet wet for this project. Meals will be prepared by the staff at the Great Camp Sagamore. The crew will staying at the historic Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake. Participants will arrive during the mid-morning on Monday, and depart in the mid-afternoon on Friday. There is a $345 participation fee.
The focus will be on constructing a span bridge out of native materials. Meals will be prepared by the staff at the Elk Lake Lodge. The crew will be staying in one of the rooms at the Elk Lake Lodge. There is a $345 participation fee.
Long Lake Canoe Trip
Relocating existing pit privies and the removal of litter from campsites that are alongside Long Lake will be the main focus of the project. Participants will canoe a substantial distance every day to reach each lean-to. Depending upon how many privies need to be relocated, the crew may work on a trail project on a section of the Northville-Lake Placid Trail that parallels Long Lake. Arrive Sunday evening at base camp for dinner and orientation. As long as you specify at the time of registration, you have the option of meeting the crew at the Long Lake boat launch on Monday. Participants will be out of the woods late afternoon on Thursday. There is a $145 participation fee.