Monthly archive for June 2015

MacCready Relays

    The girls at Camp MacCready took advantage of the beautiful weather Tuesday morning to hold the 49th annual Crazy Relay Races.  The purpose of the event is two-fold:  To gauge the abilities and spirit of new campers, in preparation for upcoming Indian Days, as well

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Update from the Mountains

These two photos were texted to us from the top of an Adirondack Mountain.  When this, and the other trips six trips return to camp, we will add more pics.     

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Ask the Campers (6/30)

What are you most looking forward to at camp this summer?

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Section Time

So much attention is given to Pok-O-MacCready’s big games (“Rev. War” this Saturday), and classes (beginning tomorrow), but some of camp’s more creative, and intimate time is spent during evening section activities. The first batch of section activities took place Monday night; from hockey to Black Line, crafts

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Into the Woods

The clouds have cleared, the sun is shining and the temperature has returned to a seasonal summer feel. Time to head into the woods and on to the water.  Every boy’s camper is out on day trips Tuesday; the group above is bound for MacKenzie Mountain.  From

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Checks, Tests, Auditions and Fairs

Camp’s first full day of each session features a variety of activities designed to prepare the campers for, well, a variety of activities! First and foremost is the Activity Fair, where groups tour the camp, visit the class & activity areas and learn the 4-1-1 on each

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Camp Rules…. Made Fun

      The first all-camp coed activity took place roughly six hours into the camp season, as boys and girls gathered in Robinson Hall Sunday night for the 111th annual Sunday Fun Day camp orientation counselor skits. After a brief lecture about camp history, from director

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Cleaning Up

A great indication that campers are already settled in, and camp is under way, is that cabins are already messy enough to be cleaned! Actually, cabin clean-up and inspection is a daily morning activity at Pok-O; here, the boys in Senior section’s Noddy’s House (John, Jackson and

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“Hey It’s Good To Be Back Home Again”

    With the arrival of the busses, 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

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The Busses Have Arrived

Pictures, video, campers quotes and details about opening day coming soon here at pokomac.com

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Visiting Day on Opening Day

    For families that chose to drive to Pok-O-MacCready to drop off campers, opening day gave them not only the opportunity to personally deliver their children, but to tour camp, see the cabins and visit with some old friends. “I love it,” said Ken “Squeaky” Herz (above,

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Here We Come!!!!

The bus is loaded up with happy, eager campers, as it pulls out from the Roosevelt Hotel this morning at 7:00am. Meantime, in Elmsford, the Bronstein family (right) was on hand to send off CIT camper Leah on the other bus.  Even after a decade of sending

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Where the Sun is Always Shining!

If you’re planning to drive to camp to drop off campers tomorrow, make sure to bring your raincoat!  Precipitation is forecast for most of the day, with wind, and temperatures roughly 20-degrees below normal! No need, however, to worry about our campers and staff.  Here at camp,

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Traveling to Camp

Opening weekend is upon us!!!! 200 campers are getting ready to descend upon Pok-O-MacCready Sunday morning.  They will come by car and bus, plane and train. Details about arriving at camp, and meeting the bus, appear in the attached file.  Throughout the weekend, our main office will

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Ask the Counselors (6/27)

What are you most looking forward to at camp this summer?

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

Located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

518.963.7656
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