Lake Sebago

SEBAGO LAKE IS OPEN, HOWEVER STRICT HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES ARE IN EFFECT.
View the Covid-aware guidelines for use of camp here: Covid-19 Camp Guidelines

American Canoe Association Camp SB2 and Sebago Canoe Club Cabin C-517

As a member of Sebago Canoe Club (SCC) and the American Canoe Association (ACA) you have access to the ACA’s Camp SB2 and use of the SCC Cabin. The camp and cabin are located on the shores of Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park near Sloatsburg, New York just 32 miles north of NYC.The ACA camp is a great place to make new friends, paddle a kayak or canoe, go hiking, take a swim, or just relax. All is yours for just a day or overnight.

You can also find more about the camp at: ACA Lake Sebago

American Canoe Association Camp (SB-2)

Sebago Canoe Club (SCC) members who are also members of the American Canoe Association (ACA) have access to the ACA’s Camp SB2 private camp on the shores of Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park.

The camp’s season typically extends from May 1st through October 15th.

You must be an ACA member to use the camp. Annual membership fee is $25.
Visit www.americancanoe.org for information about and to join the ACA.

Beth Bloedow, Camp Director, is a ready source of information and assistance for members and guests. Her cabin is C-525 and is located near the pavilion.

Directions to the Camp Entrance can be found here.

Upon arriving at the ACA camp all persons are required to:

  • Sign in at the kiosk in the main parking lot.
  • PAY a $10 ACA member daily use fee for each calendar day that you are at the camp. Guest fee is $20 (currently the 2020 camp guidelines require that only ACA members are permitted to access the camp)
  • Guests are only allowed visit the ACA Camp for one calendar day.
  • All guests must join the ACA if they wish to use the camp for more than one day.
  • A season pass is available; adult $65, senior $50. Click here for more information.

Please note that NO PETS of any kind are allowed in the ACA camp. For a complete listing of camp rules click here.

Sebago Canoe Club Cabin (C-517)

With both an ACA and SCC membership you can obtain keys to the camp entry gate and cabin door by emailing us at cabin@sebagocanoe.org.

2020 Cabin Operating Policy

Cabin occupancy is limited to 3 persons at one time.  Any request for additional overnight occupancy must be approved by the Cabin Committee Chairpersons. You may contact them by clicking here.

All Members:

  • must follow all regulations posted by the ACA Camp.
  • are instructed to refrain from coming to the camp if they feel unwell or have any symptoms of illness.
  • are required to wear face-mask when social distancing cannot be maintained.

Day Use

The SCC does not charge any fees for day use of the cabin.

Please make certain you document your stay:

  • All members must sign the Sebago Member Daily Cabin Use Book located inside the cabin, noting your arrival and departure dates.
  • You must list each calendar date for which you were there.
  • SCC must document all cabin usage or we run the risk of loosing our ACA lease.

You may bring a guest to the cabin:
NOTE: As of June 27th the 2020 camp guidelines state that only ACA members are permitted to access the camp.

  • Guests of Sebago members are permitted to use the cabin for a maximum of 3 days or 2 nights.
  • Guest use of the cabin beyond these timeframes is prohibited.
  • This policy also applies to any ACA member who is not a SCC member.

NOTE:  ACA membership regulations govern the use of Camp SB2. For a complete listing of camp rules click here.

Amenities:

  • There is electricity, but no running water in the cabin.
  • Running water and dish cleaning stations are located nearby.
  • Kitchen, common space with dining table and chairs, and three bedrooms
  • Refrigerator, stove with oven, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker
  • Pots & pans, dishes and utensils
  • Outdoor propane grill
  • Outdoor picnic table and seating
  • Toilets and showers are available within a short walk from the cabin.

Boat and Equipment Usage

Club boats are available for member use.

Please refer to the Sea Kayaking and Canoe for SCC use policies.

Sebago Cabin Rules:

  • No one can reserve the entire cabin exclusively for a group. You must be ready to share with any SCC member or guest who may arrive.
  • No member, including those with approved cabin reservations, can deny reasonable use of cabin facilities to other members and their guests, including day visitors. This includes the common & kitchen areas, refrigerator & freezer space, cooking facilities and outdoor area.
  • All cooking activities are to be conducted in a timely manner to accommodate any other members who may wish to use the cabin facilities including cooking, kitchen, and refrigerator.
  • All lights and sound must be lowered after 10 pm by request of any member who is also residing in the cabin.
  • All users of the cabin are expected to follow reasonable standards of behavior as arrived at by common consent of the other residents at that time.

Before you leave the cabin:

  • Wipe and sanitize all kitchen surfaces with an anti-bacterial cleaning product
  • Wipe and sanitize microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker
  • Wipe and sanitize all tables
  • Empty and clean the refrigerator (inside and out)
  • Leave no food items in the refrigerator, even non-perishables. If you brought it, take it!
  • Empty all trash (dumpster is located in main parking lot)
  • Replace a clean plastic bag in trash can
  • Sweep all rooms
  • Mop floors
  • Lights out
  • Lock Door

Outside the cabin:

  • Make sure outdoor space is clean
  • Wipe down plastic chairs that were used with an anti-bacterial cleaning product
  • Clean grill

This is your cabin and we are counting on everyone to keep it in good condition, especially during this time of Covid-19.

Report all issues/concerns/ damages to cabin@Sebagocanoeclub.org

Staying Overnight at the cabin

You must make a reservation to spend the night at the SCC cabin.

You can make an impromptu decision to spend a night at the cabin, although advance registrations are preferred.

Just check the availability on the calendar below.

Limits on overnight stays may be implemented to allow for accommodation of all SCC members.

Reservations and impromptu stays can be made via email at Cabin@Sebagocanoeclub.org

There are three bedrooms, each with two twin beds. You should bring all bedding with you, as none is provided except a mattress.

An overnight SCC member fee of $10 per person/per night is payable via PayPal with your reservation/stay. No cash is accepted.

Overnight Guest Policy:

Guest overnight fee is $20 per person/per night.

  • Guests who are not ACA members are permitted to use the cabin for a maximum 1 night.
  • Guests who are ACA members are permitted to use the cabin for a maximum of 2 nights.
  • Overnight guest use of the cabin beyond these timeframes is prohibited.
  • This policy also applies to any ACA member who is not a SCC member.

Overnight Reservations:

Check availability on the Cabin Calendar below.

Reservations and impromptu stays can be made via email at Cabin@Sebagocanoeclub.org

In your email must include the following:

  • Calendar dates you wish to stay
  • Names of all persons; indicating if they are a SCC member or guest
  • ACA membership numbers

Overnight Confirmations:

  1. Once your reservation is received all names will be listed as “pending” on the calendar.
  2. You will receive a PayPal invoice for your stay.
  3. Reservations will be approved after payment is made.
  4. You will receive an email confirming your reservation and your name will be updated as “paid”.

Sebago Cabin Availability

  • To insure that space is available, we encourage all members to reserve in advance.
  • If you find that your plans suddenly change and you wish to stay overnight, you must check availability on the calendar and email Cabin@Sebagocanoeclub.org
  • You will subsequently be billed and responsible for all payments via PayPal.