Monthly archive for July 2014

Ask The Campers (from 7/29)

Ask the 7-WEEK CAMPERS: “What are you most looking forward to in the 3-week session?” Caroline: “Pok-O-Palooza” Kate: “Marrying Miles C. at Pok-O-Palooza and the Super Marcy Trip!” Papouto: “Blacksmithing Class” Remi:  “Pok-O-Palooza and Casino Night” Hannah:  “Casino Night” Christian: “Homestead Food!” Greg: “My 46-er finish” Jenna: “the

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“Class Act” Drama Class Performance…

Robinson Hall received a treat of a performance last night: an improvisational skit and a one-act play put on by the campers in the Drama Class. The improvisational skit involved a game show called “Mystery Date”, where contestants (the actors) impersonated a “Camp Celebrity” and answered questions

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Ultimate Conclusion

   The girl’s Ultimate Frisbee team faced off against Camp Whipporwill Friday afternoon. This was the 16th and final inter-camp sports contest of the four week session.  Check out the pics from the game below, and CLICK HERE to see team rosters and photos from all of

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Camp MacCready Banquet

For the first time in the 110 years of Pok-O-MacCready Camps, banquets are being held mid-summer, to honor the departing four-weekers. Following a dinner that featured Filet of Sole stuffed with crab meat as the entree, and New York cheesecake for dinner, the awards part of the

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Basketball Marathon

The Pok-O-Plex® was busy Wednesday as Pok-O-Moonshine hosted Camp Lincoln in a pair of basketball games. In the younger boy’s game, held in the afternoon, the action was back and forth from the opening tip-off, with the contest being decided in the final few seconds.  “With 30

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Class Profile: Conditioning

At camp, kids are on the move all day.  Swimming… sports… hiking.  But there’s no rest for the weary, as several dozen campers also choose to take conditioning class, a high-energy cardiovascular workout. “We offer class every day,” said instructor Ken Herz.  “Some kids take it every

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Dance Break!

Despite all of the stress, and fierce competition that accompanied Indian Games, all 200 campers and staff managed to take a two minute break to put their tribal differences aside and party together!

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Mellow 46er Finish

In an age where finishing one’s quest for the Adirondack 46ers requires a huge party, with dozens of guests and tons of candy, Pok-O-Moonshine’s Advanced Section took a page from the past earlier this week. 16-year old camper Riley H, finished his 46 at 10:46 Tuesday morning

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“It’s amazing!  I never thought we’d get this fire.  Thanks to everyone for all of the support they gave us.  This is just awesome!” – Damien, Tuscarora winning Chief    “I’m still in shock!  It feels like I’m dreaming.  It’s amazing; definitely the best experience I’ve had here

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2014 Tribal Champions (Video)

The announcement of the 2014 Indian Games winner was made Wednesday evening at the council fire ring:     See final results HERE, and check back tomorrow for photos, and a full report on all of the Indian Days competitions, and interviews with the champions.

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War, Diplomacy and Flying Flour

The final competition of the 2014 Indian Games was held in stormy conditions Wednesday afternoon.  Once the worst of the rain, and all of the thunder and lightning had passed, the game got under way. Capture the Chief’s Bonnet is the oldest of all of the Indian

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Fight to the Finish

      In one of the closest finishes in recent memory, the Mohawk edged the Tuscarora to capture the 110th annual Great Indian Relay Race, held Wednesday morning on, and around Long Pond. The event was the final all-boys contest during Indian Games 2014.  The race covers

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Tribal Tasks

Tribal Tasks is the final all-girls event staged during Indian Games and is the MacCready version of the boy’s track meet, which was held three weeks ago. The princesses of the five Iroquois tribes take part in a variety of events, featuring running, jumping and throwing.  The

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Close Battle for Indian Games Title

With the opening day of Indian Days in the books, less than five points separate first, from last place in the overall standings. Read the posts below to get details and see pictures from all of Tuesday’s battles. While no one expects the record setting close overall

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The Tribal Tug

   The excitement and emotion of a very busy opening day of Indian Games reached a climax Tuesday night, as the Iroquois Nation braves and princesses competed in the tug-of-war, held amidst steamy and dusty conditions. While the tribal tug is actually two separate events – boys

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