Friends of Vade Mecum


Thank You Volunteers


Friends of Sauratown Mountains volunteers trimmed the shrubs at the historic Vade Mecum hotel today. They were so high you could barely see the first floor. Great job. Thanks Bruce and Becky Bouton, David and LeAnn Gay, Kathy Prytle, Chris Manning and Leslie Staples. photos courtesy of Kathy Prytle

December 2019 Meeting

On December 12th a group of state park folks came up from Raleigh to talk with Friends of the Sauratown Mountains members, Debbie Vaden, Johannah Stern and Debbie Vaden to address concerns relating to the maintenance and preservation of Cheshire Hall and the gym at Vade Mecum. As I have given tours of Vade Mecum, many visitors have commented about…
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New Bathroom Floor in the Gym

Thanks to Friends of Sauratown Mountain members Matt & Lori Gilchrist the restroom in Tise Hall (the gym) has a new floor. Great Job!! As campers trekked from the pool to the gym to use the facilities, with wet flip-flops, the portion of the floor in front of the toilet had rotted away. The floor was extremely bouncy and in…
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Book your retreat

Dancing in Tise Hall at Feet Retreat! Held for years at Vade Mecum ( Camp Sertoma) . What an amazing Venue for a retreat or a reunion, or a wedding. Nothing quite like it … Book your “retreat” at Vade Mecum through Friends of Sauratown Mountains. Find FSM on facebook or their website. Or contact Debbie Vaden, president, directly at

Vade Mecum is booking Weddings

Attention Friends!! Please Share!! We are excited to announce we are now Booking for Spring, Summer, Fall of 2018 ~ Weddings, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats, Birthday Parties at historic Vade Mecum. For more information Email Debbie Vaden at ~ Friends of Sauratown Mountains