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Please Help a Camp Alumna in Need

Last month, an explosion occured in the California home of former Pok-O-MacCready riding director, Alison Sherred.  Not only was the home destroyed, along with everything in it, but Sherred received serious burns and other injuries,  Her sister, Claire, another former camper, counselor, and riding director writes: “Alison

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Radical Survivor: True Story from a Camp Alumna

   “‘I’m sorry. There were no survivors.’ Nancy Saltzman tried to absorb the caller’s words. Her entire family had perished in a small plane crash. The caller was wrong, though. There was a survivor—Nancy would have to go on living. She had beaten cancer twice, but how

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Registration is Open for Patch Sprint

The 2013 edition of Pok-O-MacCready’s biggest annual reunion- The Patch Sprint- is scheduled for the weekend of May 24-26 at Pok-O-MacCready. Registration opened on January 15 and, already, 70 people have signed up to race, trek, volunteer, or simply have fun attending!  Furthermore, over $6,000 have already

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Camp Alumnus Set to Release Book

Discover powerful hidden social “levers” and networks within your company… then use that knowledge to make slight “tweaks” that dramatically improve both business performance and employee fulfillment! That is the theme of the book People Analytics written by Ben Waber, former Pok-O-MacCready camper and counselor, and currently

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”We love you Jean, Oh yes, we do”

Legendary camp figure passes “Years ago, when one thought of MacCready, one thought of horseback riding, horse shows, horse prep, horsemasters and horse sh*%! (shoes, of course).  Now, when a camper boards the bus at the end of the camp season, her pillow case is stuffed not

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100th Reunion – August 2004

Our 100th Reunion, held August 16-21, 2004, was a smashing success. Over 450 former campers, staff, families and friends attended. Reunion Events Here’s an outline of some of what went on at the 100th Tuesday, August 17th: 3:00: Arrival, bunking assignment, informal tour, get settled 6:00: Dinner

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105th Reunion – August 2009

105 Years…One Large Gathering “With the exception of the 100th, which we knew would be big, this is, by far, the largest reunion we’ve ever had here at camp!” So exclaimed Pok-O-MacCready director J. Sharp Swan, while speaking at the 105th Reunion banquet on Saturday evening, August

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Songs of Pok-O-MacCready

The Camp Song There’s a camp called Pok-O-MacCready and it’s a camp we all love Where the sun is always shining in the skies above There is swimming, fishing, hiking And it is all like a dream But the thing we like the best of all is

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

Located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

800.982.3538 (within the U.S.)
[email protected]

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