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Pok-O-MacCready Camps is a co-ed Adirondack summer camp in New York for boys and girls ages 6-16.  It is located on a beautiful lake in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Family-owned since 1905, Camp Pok-O-Moonshine for Boys and Camp MacCready for Girls provide a traditional Adirondack summer camp experience that mixes exciting summer adventures and new opportunities with great friends in a picturesque natural setting.

Outdoor Fun

We offer over 35 Adirondack summer camp activities including: hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, sailing, swimming, creative arts, and much more! Facilities available to every camper include an early 19th Century working farm, a state-of-the-art indoor rock climbing center called “The Crux“, tennis and basketball courts, a street hockey complex, modern horse stables, ball fields, swimming and boating docks, and over 50 cabins.  During our summer camp season we offer 2 week, 3 week, 4 week, and 7 week sessions and also the very popular Day Camp and Family Camp options.

Looking for a camp in New York with a classic Adirondack summer camp experience?  Then please take a moment to see what a summer at Pok-O-MacCready has to offer!

Download our online brochure to learn about our incredible summer camp in the Adirondacks!



15_farewell14111 SUMMERS IN THE BOOKS!

Pok-O-MacCready’s 111th summer camp season officially ended Saturday morning with the departure of the bus, and the remainder of campers by car.  The campers (and staff) are departing with awards, souvenirs and, mostly, wonderful memories that will last them the winter…..

Read the full article HERE.





With the arrival of the buses, at approximately 2:00pm Sunday, the 111th season at Pok-O-MacCready Camps is officially under way.

“So far so good,” voiced Dylan, a first-time camper.  “The atmosphere is exciting and it’s a cool pace!”  Added Jenna:  “I’m just excited to have a lot of fun.”

Read the full article HERE.




summer vacations, best family camps, family camp, fun vacation ideas, unique family vacations, vacations in the Adirondacks, adirondack family getawayTop 10 Reasons why FAMILY CAMP is the best vacation ever!

Pok-O-MacCready is reviving the classic family summer vacation!  Looking for a unique family vacation idea? Our Family Camp offers two different session lengths and affordable prices which include all meals, accommodation, meals, and programs!  Click here to read more!




adirondack summer camp, wilderness camps, camps in the adirondacksHave you seen our Wilderness Video?

It’s all about what makes us a great Adirondack summer camp!

When was the last time you slept under the stars? Or crossed a river by carefully stepping from boulder to boulder? Or conquered the crux of a climbing route against a rocky face of granite?

If you can’t remember…then it’s been too long!  Check it out!




The bunks are filling up fast!  

If you’re ready to sign up for the 2015 summer camp season…go for it!  If you’d like some more information, contact us today to schedule a phone call or camp tour!




Join us at our next Open House event!

You can meet Camp staff and other Pok-O-MacCready families at these informal gatherings to learn more about summer camp!  Our schedule will be posted after the 1st of the year…Contact us for details and driving directions!



All about SUMMER CAMP in 10 questions or less:  a Pok-O Podcast!

Are you interested to learn more about summer camp at Pok-O-MacCready?  Do you have a friend   or family member who is looking for a great summer camp for their kids?  Then listen in on our new podcast!

CampNavigator, a leading online summer camp resource, recently interviewed us to learn more about the history of Pok-O-MacCready and how we do things at our summer camp.

Listen to the podcast now!




Summer Camp Feature - Camp Navigator - PokOMacCready Summer CampWe’ve been featured in Camp Navigator magazine…CHECK IT OUT!

Of course WE know Pok-O-MacCready is the GREATEST CAMP IN THE UNIVERSE…and now Camp Navigator is telling the rest of the world!

Click on the photo to take a peek at the four-page spread on Pok-O-MacCready!