Monthly archive for July 2015

Three-Weeker Section Photos

Group shots for all nine section may now be accessed online in our secure parent log-in section. In a few cases, staff members on day-off, or otherwise engaged in work, are missing.  However, all kids, including day campers can be found. CLICK HERE to go to our

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Ask the Campers (7/31)

Given the choice, what activity would you like to add to camp?

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Moonshiner #3: Music & Comedy

      The third Moonshiner of the summer was staged Thursday night on the Nevin Whiteley Memorial Stage in Robinson Hall.  As usual, the acts were varied in both quality and diversity, with music, dancing, comedy and magic.  The evening was highlighted by a group ballroom

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Ballroom Blitz

The finale at Thursday night’s Moonshiner skit night was put on by Pok-O-Moonshine’s Advanced Section.  “I came up with the idea,” said section head Tyler Downey, “but the kids took it and ran with it.” The skit was an impromptu ballroom dance.  The boys, clad in dress

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Sectioning Off

      Sometimes lost in the glamour and popularity of Pok-O-MacCready’s big games and class choices, are the section activities. Section activities take place almost every afternoon for the boys, and selected evenings for both boys and girls.  They are enjoyed for both the diversity and

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Full Schedule of Activities

      Classes began Wednesday morning for the girls campers (see some opening day pictures HERE), and Thursday for the boys, who were hiking the day before. Campers have between 3-4 activities a day, every day, chosen by them.  CLICK HERE to see session #2 camper

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Tales From the Trail

To introduce new campers, as well as refresh returning campers with the challenges and joys of Pok-O-MacCready’s wilderness program, every boy camper headed for the hills on Wednesday. “It was nice,” said Chase, who was on the Rattlesnake Mountain hike.  “Especially when we got to the top.

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Ask the Campers (7/29 – Video)

Newly arrived campers:  What are you most looking forward to at camp?

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Out in the Woods

     Six day trips, involving almost every boy at Camp Pok-O-Moonshine, is experiencing the mountain life today, with hikes ranging from ridges along Long Pond, to some of the high peaks of the Adirondack mountains. Tune in tomorrow for a photo gallery, and reports from some

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Learning and Fun Rolled Into One

      The second session of classes started Wednesday morning, as the girls began the first of their four daily periods.  Boys and girls had the opportunity to learn about, then sign up for class activities on Tuesday afternoon. The boys, who are out hiking today, will

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Here We Go Again!

It’s opening day all over again, as the second session of camp opened Tuesday with several dozen new campers joining forces with the group of seven-weekers who held over from session #1. “It’s kind of like a family reunion,” stated Lucy M.  “It’s my 11th year here

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New Campers Arriving… and On Their Way

      The second session of camp officially got under way this morning at 9:00am, with the arrival of the day camp shuttle.  Shortly thereafter, the first families arrived to drop off their children, while the van (above, right) is still en route to Pok-O-MacCready. Check

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The Great Escape!!!

       With temperatures soaring close to 90 degrees Monday, the camper’s getaway to The Six Flags theme park in Lake George was highlighted by fun rides, good(?) food, and lots of time spent at the water park!  Here’s a small sampling of what the kids had

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S.H.L. Final

In a tense final game, the Senior Hockey League (SHL) season came to a close last Friday with The Hand of God , with counselor Alex Straus in goal, facing off against Feng Qi Ma, with Tristan Peterson in goal. Clad in a uniform tye dye, the Hand

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Sunday + Monday = Fun Days

      The popular camp slogan, which appears on a T-shirt, states “seven-weekers have more fun!”  The activities of today and tomorrow certainly bear that out! Sunday was, literally, a day at the beach:  swimming, sunning, volleyball, sand castles, frisbee and more.  All followed by a

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1391 Reber Road, Willsboro, NY 12996

Located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

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