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Black Fly Beer Camp

Great Camp Sagamore’s 8th Annual

Black Fly Beer Camp!

The region’s leading beer event, bringing together homebrewers, professional brewers, and beer enthusiasts to share what they know & love about beer

This is an all-inclusive weekend to talk, taste and learn about the suds we love. Beer Camp features New York State brewers, classes, brewing instruction, demonstrations, beer tasting, Adirondack meals and entertainment, and more sampling of really great local beer!

The weekend includes:

  • Presentations on hops, grains, yeast, and water

  • Grain mill presentation

  • Saturday afternoon beer tasting

  • Saturday evening beer pairing boat cruise on Raquette Lake aboard the WW Durant

  • Fireside drinking songs sing-along

  • Opportunities for homebrewers to share their brews and discuss them with brewmasters

  • Four meals in the Great Camp Sagamore’s Dining Room

  • A historic tour of the camp and its grounds

  • Full use of Great Camp Sagamore’s boathouse

Homebrewers are encouraged to bring their brews to share.

If you are a homebrewer or associated with a brewery and are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Robert Engel at for details.

Featured in Town & Country Magazine (#14), this program fills quickly.

Starting at $275

Or Call to Register:  315-354-5311 ext. 1023

Earlier Event: June 17
Adirondack Mountain Music Workshop
Later Event: June 24
Kayaking The Adirondacks