Monthly archive for July 2013

Ask the Campers (7/31)

Newly Arrived Three-Weekers:  What are you most looking forward to at camp?

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Into the Wild

Under a bright blue sky, every boy’s camper is heading into the woods, or on to the water, Wednesday morning. The one day of “mandatory” hikes serves two purposes:  1) To introduce new campers to the beauty and wonders of the Adirondack Wilderness and, 2) to evaluate

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Opening Day: Part Two!

“I’ve been here for two winters, and two summers now, and the best part is seeing old friends and getting to do a lot of activities!”   – Shai From the van arriving from Plattsburgh… to the van arriving from New York City… and all of the cars

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Long Days of Fun

“Two days of rest and relaxation” is how Pok-O-Moonshine Headmaster Josh Bornt bills the period between the departure of the four-weekers, and the arrival of the three-weekers.  However, with a day long trip to the beach, followed by a full-day excursion to the Great Escape Amusement Park,

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Camp’s Top Honorees

The session #1 awards ceremony took place Saturday evening, with the giving out of prizes and certificates in class areas and summer camp specialty programs, such as riding and wilderness.                                                 The top camper awards went

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Who’s Having More Fun?

The back of Tor‘s shirt reads the truth.  As the four-weekers head on out, the full summer campers are just warming up.  On tap for today: a trip to the beach.  And Monday will see a full day excursion to the Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom amusement

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Farewell Four Weekers!

One bus and two vans, carrying several dozen campers, departed Pok-O-MacCready Sunday morning.  “It flew by way too fast,” said Emily W, a first-year camper who, like so many others, vowed to come back next year. Click here to see a montage of parting shots and, also,

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An Abundance of Hugs (and a few tears)

Naturally, it was very hard to say “good-bye” Sunday morning… for campers and counselors alike.

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Soggy Victory

The 24th Senior Hockey League Season (S.H.L.) came to an end Saturday with The Soggy Bow Ties defeating Section 322 by the score of 1-0 in an exciting, tense championship game. “We hustled the whole time,” said Travis, of the winning squad.  “And you have to have

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Ask the Campers (7/28)

For the departing four weekers, complete this sentence:  Camp is_________

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Four Legged Campers

The last “clubs” for the four week session took place Saturday morning.  In year’s past, there has been the occasional club performing a dog show with some of camp’s popular pets.  But this was an entirely different proposition all together, as Chad, Jaida and Nora acted as

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Ultimate Win

In the final inter-camp sports competition of the opening session, the Camp MacCready Ultimate Frisbee Team, defeated Camp Whipporwill 8-5.  Here are a couple of game pics, and CLICK HERE to see a full team photo of the ultimate squad, and all other camp sports teams.          

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“Born to Hand Jive, Baby!” It’s a sold-out show as summer camp premiers “Grease”!

Robinson Hall was transformed into Rydell High as campers, or should I say “the cast”, sock-hopped the night away with classic tunes.  The cast and crew have been working very hard over the last four weeks, and their dedication paid off: the venue was standing-room-only! But who

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Another Summer Camp 46er! Our hiking tradition lives on!

Yesterday afternoon, atop Phelps mountain, Maddy M. became our summer camp’s newest Adirondack 46-er! During many years at summer camp, she has participated in scores of wilderness hiking trips.  Yesterday’s trip allowed her to complete her hiking punch-list of 46 peaks above 4,000 feet in the Adirondack

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Curtain Up!

“WE’LL ALWAYS BE LIKE ONE! WHA-WHA-WHA- ONEEEEEE!” As the 4-week session is nearing its completion, campers from all sections of both boys and girls have come together to put on the production of Grease, The Musical. Under the direction of counselors Annie White, Nathan Swan, Kaela Murphy,

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Pok-O-MacCready Camps
1391 Reber Road, Willsboro, NY 12996

Located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

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