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Camp Colby

The Lake Colby Environmental Education Camp, for youth who are 11 to 13 years old, is located on the western shore of Lake Colby, just outside the Village of Saranac Lake. Formerly a private estate, Colby was purchased by the State in 1961 from William Morris of the William Morris Theatrical Agency. During Morris' ownership, it was known as Camp Intermission because theatrical clients were invited there for rest, relaxation and to get away from hectic city life. Many local residents continue to refer to Camp Colby as Camp Intermission.

Focus: Outdoor Activities, Science
Cost: $350 Per Session

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The Lake Colby Environmental Education Camp, for youth who are 11 to 13 years old, is located on the western shore of Lake Colby, just outside the Village of Saranac Lake. Formerly a private estate, Colby was purchased by the State in 1961 from William Morris of the William Morris Theatrical Agency. During Morris' ownership, it was known as Camp Intermission because theatrical clients were invited there for rest, relaxation and to get away from hectic city life. Many local residents continue to refer to Camp Colby as Camp Intermission.

Focus

  • Outdoor Activities
  • Science

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Cost

$350 Per Session

Gender

Coeducational

Accreditation

American Camp Association

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