Monthly archive for July 2016

Welcome Parents….. (Updated)

    … and grandparents, relatives, alumni and friends!  Saturday marked visiting day for the first session at Pok-O-MacCready.  What MacCready director Melissa Livsey calls “Day off for the campers” was a day of fun, socializing, good food, shopping, movies, recreation and a buffet picnic lunch at

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Our Loyal Leaders

              Uniformly dressed for visiting day, the 2016 camp counselors, kitchen staff, administrators, specialists and nurses gathered Saturday morning for the annual group photo.

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Soccer Split

In a pair of inter-camp soccer matches held Friday afternoon, Pok-O-MacCready won one and lost another. AT NORTH COUNTRY CAMPS:  Ashley scored five goals, thoroughly dominating the action as Pok-O won 8-2 in a game featuring an older, coed squad.  While impressive in her performance, Ashley played

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Volleyball Champions Crowned

It’s become an epic annual sports spectacular, held every summer on the Thursday before visiting day! The 112th edition of the  Pok-O Closed volleyball tournament featured eight teams and 51 players of various ages, genders, sizes and skill levels: “Fun, Fantasy, Funk,” is how George M described the

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Blacksmithing at Camp

    What could be better than hanging out in the hot sun during a sweltering camp afternoon.  Well, for some campers, the answer is hanging out in the hot Blacksmith shoppe, standing next to, and working with, a blazing hot fire. Truly one of Pok-O-MaCready unique

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No Frost on the Pumpkin

    On the warmest night of the summer so far, camp gathered together for an annual rite of autumn:  Halloween! Definitely more treats than tricks:  The party featured music, dancing, a haunted house, face painting, games and, of course, plenty of candy. As always, the campers

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Camp Legacy

No less than 60 descendants of past Pok-O-MacCready campers and staff gathered this morning for our annual legacy photo.  If you see, or more to the point, don’t see someone that should be in the picture, that’s likely because they were on a hike. As the impressive

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Rappin’ About Camp

This clever original rap, composed and performed by Senior section camper Lucien during Monday night’s Moonshiner, is delivered in the form of a letter written to camp Director Brian DeGroat. (See more camp videos HERE)

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Visiting Day Saturday

Two days until you see your child (or grandchild.. or sibling… other relative… or friend)! Saturday is visiting day for the four-week session.  To help you enjoy your stay at camp, and around the region, please check out these links: 2016 VISITING DAY SCHEDULE – Visiting hours,

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Quite an Amazing “Grace” (Video)

Beautiful sounds were emanating from the dining hall Wednesday morning:

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New Class Schedules Have been Posted

    Boys and girls have been given ample opportunity to switch classes, so the newly updated list of camper schedules is about as close to permanent as there is! Kids will continue to take class activities throughout the session with occasional breaks on weekends, for hikes,

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Ask the Campers

Where is your favorite place at camp?

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“Words of Hike”

    At this past Sunday evening all camp service, senior boy’s campers Lucien and Liam read this original passage, dealing with their thoughts, and advice, regarding camp hikes: 1.  If you’re feeling tired your group will push you the extra mile to finish 2.  Even at

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Pok-O vs. Pok-O on the Soccer Pitch

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, many of the scheduled inter-camp sports competitions with North Country Camps have either been cancelled or postponed. In the meantime, rather than sitting idle, Pok-O-MacCready’s athletes are creating their own events.  Tuesday afternoon, the boy’s soccer players gathered for a spirited

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Acrobats, Rappers & Eggs

    Another Moonshiner was held Monday night in Robinson Hall.  Typically, the second skit night of the summer is a judged affair, and this year was no exception; the panel of three British judges, along with the audience, were treated to a variety of acts, ranging from

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Located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

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