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Wilderness First Aid to be Taught at Camp

Dear Camp Staff, Alumni and Friends, We’re excited to announce an upcoming program at Pok-O that you might want to take advantage of. Dave Durant, former camper, counselor, outdoor ed director, etc.  will be instructing courses on advanced wilderness first aid.  READ MORE HERE   This is

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Camp MacCready to Celebrate 50th Anniversary!

To commemorate the 50th anniversary, Pok-O-MacCready Camps will be offering several special activities in conjunction with its annual Alumni & Family camp, AUGUST 16-20, 2017. CLICK HERE TO GO TO OUR SPECIAL EVENT PAGE and: LEARN MUCH MORE… SEE THE CELEBRATION SCHEDULE… AND REGISTER FOR THE EVENT

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Camp Fairs and ‘Summer Camp Socials’ [VIDEO]

Camp Fairs and ‘Summer Camp Socials’ [VIDEO]

                  It was a busy weekend in Westchester and NYC for Pok-O-MacCready Camps.  On Saturday and Sunday, there were two camp fairs, each followed up by one of our new “Get2Kno Pok-O: Summer Camp Socials”. Saturday was laser tag, rock climbing and an open arcade in Ardsley, NY and Sunday

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Summer Camp Blog: “Get2Kno” Pok-O MacCready Camps!

        The previous summer camp blog entry was about setting goals and achieving these goals step-by-step. Pok-O-MacCready Summer Camps always has the goal to GROW our current family and SHARE the greatest summer camp in the universe with more communities. It is simple, more kids means more fun

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Summer Camp Blog: Setting Goals & Moving Forward

Summer Camp Blog: Setting Goals & Moving Forward

  “The person who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” -Confucius       The goals we set for ourselves and how we plan to attain them can often feel like trying to move a mountain. Our desires can stand in front of us and seem so close,

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Ski Week Update!

               Only days ago, the bus arrived at the MacCready Farmhouse parking lot. Now, we approach our last day at Whiteface for Ski Week 2016. Saturday will be a cold one, but the buzz of a new year has already promised to warm up the campers. It will be

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Important Holiday Message from Camp’s Owner & Directors!

Greetings Alumni and Camp Families, As we get ready for a season of giving thanks, celebrating another turn around the sun, and spending time with our friends and families, I have a request to pass on to you from our owner, Jack Swan. Since 1963, Jack has

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The Snow is Coming

              As we watched the snow fall here at Pok-O for the first time, we can’t help but think back on all our warm, sunny, beautiful summer camp days! We may have to wait eight months for summer to roll back

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Photo of The Week

Last week we started a new blog series where we will be posting weekly photos of Pok-O-MacCready through fall, winter, and spring. Now everyone will be able to experience the beauty of the Adirondacks through the seasons! Check back every week for new photos, and in case

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The Annual Sheep Roundup

Today we got a chance to take a break from answering phone calls and emails in the office to relocate our sheep for the winter.  We move our two sheep, André and Lady Baba, from the Homestead down to the Sugar Cube Barn, where we install a

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Photo of The Week

  Ever wonder what camp looks like outside of summer? Today is the first installment of a *new* weekly recurring blog series! We had our first snow fall here in Willsboro last week. That led us to talking about how most campers and camp families do not

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Indoor Rock Climbing in the Adirondacks

If you’re interested in rock climbing in the Adirondacks, an indoor rock climbing center is a great way to learn or hone your skills. Located in the Adirondacks, The Crux climbing center in Willsboro, NY offers a wide array of indoor climbing elements and routes to climbers

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Fun Outdoor Activities at Our Wilderness Camp for Kids

Nothing can match the lessons learned, the breathtaking beauty, the challenges overcome, and the camaraderie felt during a camp trip into the mountains. If you are looking for a wilderness camp in the USA with a diverse, well-established outdoor adventure program staffed by experienced counselors and specialists

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Pok-O-MacCready is the Longest Running Boys Camp in America

Adirondack summer camps have been a tradition for many children and families for more than a century. Abundant in natural beauty, the Adirondacks provide campers with access to 6 million acres of woodland, rocks, rivers, lakes and mountains to explore. It’s no wonder that some of America’s

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The Ultimate Summer Camp for Teenagers in the Adirondacks

Teenagers are always looking for more independence, and summer camp is a safe, fun way to help them find it. From sunrise to sunset, summer camps for teenagers seamlessly combine great fun with great responsibility, and encourage both self-reliance and teamwork. Your teen will make new friends,

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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.)
518.963.7656
[email protected]

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