Camp Driftwood. History

Great day trips from Camp can carry you across centuries of time.

Fort Ticonderoga is sure to please any boy who's ever built his own fort. The Adirondack Museum has been described by the New York Times as "the best regional museum in the world." Shelburne Museum is just across Lake Champlain. Abolitionist "John Brown's body lies a moldering in the grave" at his old farm in nearby North Elba, in sight of the Winter Olympic venues in Lake Place and its Winter Olympic Museum.

Several of the historic Great Camps of the old robber barons of the 19th century are open to the public, including Sagamore and Santononi.