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FAQs - 2024 Season

Who are the camp hosts?

We are Trae and Ali Skinner, and Tim and Catherine Quarles, two couples who live year-round in Old Forge. We all have experience in Adirondack Camping, tourism, and hospitality - check the "about" tab to learn more about us!

Is a deposit required to confirm a reservation?

 Yes. Deposits are 25% of the total cost for your stay (check or cash only) and are non-refundable once paid. Invoice statements will be emailed out with specific instructions.

Have any concerns about the future?

Give us a call with any questions or thoughts - we are more than happy to chat and get to know everyone! We have talked with current campers in order to inform our updates and projects.

Where is Viking Village located?

Our camp is located on the shores of Fourth Lake in Old Forge, NY. We are in the scenic Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, providing a fun and rustic camp experience for families. 

What types of accommodations are available?

We offer a variety of rustic cabins that range in size. Every cabin has a bathroom, shower, and kitchenette. The kitchens include silverware, pots and pans, plates and bowls, and cups. We do not currently offer tent camping sites or RV hookups. 

Does Viking Village provide meals?

We do not provide meals. Your cabin has a kitchenette with pots and pans, cookware, utensils, and dishware. We are also more than happy to recommend local restaurants, bars, and eateries!

Are linens provided?

Linens are NOT provided by Viking Village. As we are traditionally rustic, guests are expected to bring their own linens including bedding and towels.

What activities are available?

We offer a myriad of activities including but not limited to Arts and Crafts, Campfires, Kayaking, Canoeing, Karaoke, Hiking, Swimming, Shuffleboard, Volleyball, Teatherball, and more!

I have a current reservation - can I change my dates?

While we cannot guarantee availability for a change in dates, we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please send us an email with your hopeful dates and we will get back to you as soon as we are able!

How do I book as a new guest?

Send us an email! Please keep in mind that availability is limited. We will do our best to get you and your group booked! If there is nothing currently available, we will happily add you to our waitlist.

What is Viking Village Family Camp?

Viking VIllage is a unique and rustic retreat nestled in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. It offers families an opportunity to immerse themselves in the outdoors while enjoying traditional summer camp activities!

What amenities are available in the cabins?

We offer a traditionally rustic camp experience. Our cabins all have plumbing with showers, toilets, and kitchenettes. There is a coffee maker, toaster, fridge, and stove top in each cabin. Every cabin also has a woodstove for heating needs. Guests are expected to bring their own linens and food.

Are pets allowed at Viking Village?

Although we love our four legged friends, we are unable to accommodate pets at Viking Village. This is due to a variety of reasons including comfort and safety of our guests, allergies, and insurance and liability.

What is your policy on booze?

We do not sell or provide any alcoholic beverages on site. That being said, you are more than welcome to bring your own! We simply ask that you avoid having glass containers by the waterfront. Thank you!

Do you offer childcare?

We LOVE having kids enjoy our programming activities! Your kid is more than welcome to attend an activity without a guardian, but you must also be on site in case of any emergencies or general needs. We do not assume legal responsibility for childcare. 

Do you have firepits?

Yes! There are numerous firepits around camp. Each cabin comes equipped with a stack of wood at the beginning of the week. If additional wood is required, there is extra available for an additional fee.

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