March 6, 2020

Great Escape on the Lake – Camping, Cabins, & Hotels


PRIZES for most immersive medieval campsites and cabins!

♣ BEFORE COMING ♣ Be sure to gather “stuff” to create an immersive atmosphere.  Thanks for building a MEDIEVAL VILLAGE together!  Its going to be so much fun year over year!


Camping – $30/night per tent, camper, or RV; $100 for the entire event.  Camping fee is per tent, camper, or RV; not per person.  Cram as many people as you want into your biggest single tent for no extra lodging cost!  

Look for camping areas marked with a triangle on the camp map.

Come early and stay up to 8 days and 7 nights at no additional charge!  Arrive as early as Mon to help set up and enjoy some extra time at the lake?

RV/Tent Camping Spots (R1, R2, R3, and R4) – $140 for the entire event.  This includes the entire spot from the electric and water pole out to the road.  R4 is a 30 amp plug, water, and sewer.  The other 3 sites have a 120V electric plug, water, and sewer.  Tent campers welcome.

LARP Camping – This camping location is another camping location option, but only for those who are LARPing.  No campfires or fire rings are allowed in the LARP camping section except the area specified on map.  See camp map below for LARP Camping and LARP field meals location.

Admission Badges are not included with the camping reservations, and are required to be purchased separately for each person.  Admission Badges cover the expense of the overall event, and include access to most activities, such as zip lines, swimming, paddle boats, canoes, and archery.  Some activities, such as paintball have an extra fee.

We will provide about a 20’+ spot for your tent, camper, and/or RV.  Bathrooms and showers are available within walking distance.  See the camp map below.

Campers and RV’s will be provided more space as desired to be comfortable, e.g. building questing villages with your guildies, or even wanting a bit more rustic private space.  

Campers will be placed in camping communities that are similar to their camping style preference as best as possible.

Camping badge grants access to camping on the grounds for the entire event, for any number of guests – as long as they fit in a single tent, camper, or RV – includes camping in the woods or a field, and the ability to have a fire (fire rings are first come, first serve).  Unlimited firewood is provided free.  Bathrooms and showers included.  Free laundry available (bring your own soap).

Come in and set up as early as Mon, Aug. 21st at no additional charge.  We will be setting up, and meal services, camp activities, and scheduled gaming do not begin until Wed at 9am.  If you bring your own boat, you are welcome to go boating or otherwise fulling enjoy the lake and camp.  Beach access only during desginated life guard hours during camp.


GROUPS: You can book a PRIVATE cabin of your own for $250-$600 for the entire event (cabins sleep between 2 to 12 people).  Admission Badges sold separately from lodging

$35/person/night or $125/person for the entire event for a shared cabin or rent an entire private cabin for $250-$600 (sleeps between 2 to 12).  

Come early and stay up to 8 days and 7 nights at no additional charge!  Arrive as early as Mon to help set up and enjoy some extra time at the lake?

Individual travelers will be able to choose between shared all-male, all-female, or mixed-gender cabins. Children must be accompanied by and cared for by a guardian (childcare not provided).


HOTEL Accomodations

Hotels are available a mere 15 minutes away from enjoying the daily convention festivities at your leisure.  Perhaps you may enjoy touring our heritage vintners along the lakes while you are here!

Best Western Plus The Hammondsport Hotel – 9.3 miles
8440 State Route 54
Hammondsport, New York 14840
(607) 224-4120

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel – 11.8 miles
16 North Franklin Street
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: (607) 535-6116

For cottages and other hotels, search near 3648 Lamoka Lake Rd, Bradford, NY 14815.

If you prefer to stay off-site in air-conditioned comfort each night, there are hotels within 15+ minutes on other nearby lakes too!

Great Escape on the Lake

"The Most Adventurous Experience Ever"

The Community Board Game Network is a not-for-profit humanitarian organization that utilizes creativity, adventure, and board gaming to add value to local communities. All funds collected are used for expenses related to Great Escape on the Lake.  Our desire is to be able to fairly cover the expenses of those providing services for us.  *Application process underway for 501(c) status.

Refunds, less a 10% convenience fee, are provided up until Sat, July 1st, 2023. All purchases are final after Sat, July 1st.

Great Escape on the Lake
GPS: 3648 Lamoka Lake Rd, Bradford, NY 14815