Posts Tagged camps for kids in the Adirondacks

Pioneers Win the Hike Day

         It’s that day again. The day for the Pok-O-Moonshine campers to shuttle out into different areas of the Adirondack Forest. Some didn’t go so far and others ventured out to the High Peaks for the summits of Phelps, Street and Nye. All-in-all, a

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A Graced Day for a Hike!

        We announced a new 46’r in an earlier blog post today. Eliza finished her 46th ascent this afternoon and became the first for the 113th summer at Pok-O-MacCready Camps.  On the list of all-time camp 46’rs she is 397th.  She finished on Grace

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Halloween in July

                 A Pok-MacCready Camp summer is all about possibilities.  Plenty of class choices, hikes, activities, dietary options and refreshing free times are available for campers from drop-off till pick-up.  The potential approaches limitless. Time seems to get forgotten and since

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A Talented Camp. A Happy Camp.

      Throughout the days of a Pok-O-MacCready Camp summer, all sorts of sounds are heard and types of play, seen.  The music here does not just belong to the birds. On camp, guitars are strummed, drums tapped, ukuleles plucked and all sorts of make-shift instruments

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Camp Week 2 Recap (video)

Another week has sped past! Good thing there are 5 more! Check out the rest of our videos here. https://pokomac.wistia.com/medias/m5pwshj8n1?embedType=async&videoWidth=550

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Robots, Wrecks, Eagles and a Buffet Lunch.

              Nearby bodies of water are gems of being a Pok-O-MacCready camper.  Surrounding our peninsular grounds is the magical Long Pond. East of camp, bordering Vermont and New York is Lake Champlain. From a short hike up one of our “Pok-O Patch”

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To Dip or Not To Dip…

  “There is no question! If one has the ability to dip, a dip should be had!’                               -An Ancient Camp Proverb                 All those who have spent summers at Pok-O-MaCready Camps

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Pok-O Plays Ball!

        Today at Pok-O-MacCready Camps, we played baseball.  “America’s pastime” is a fitting activity for the holiday.  Our opponents came from Camp Lincoln, “the camp down the road”, and showed up with a mixed age team, so our two boys’ teams combined for the game.

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Moon Shines on the Pios!

      The talk of last night’s Moonshiner was the Pioneer sections musical act.  They performed different versions of songs including what Owen said was the “Money, Money song”.  Feelings on the night were hard to pull out of the troupe at breakfast, they seemed to be onto the

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The Revolution is Here!

                Rain sent the armies back to their camps on Saturday, but by Monday the sun was shining.  It was a fitting day for a re-revolution and the following day is actually Independence Day.  The Pok-O-MacCready Camp Rev War is

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Camp Week 1 Recap (Video)

Here is a quick look at our first week! https://pokomac.wistia.com/medias/503e62zuyf?embedType=async&videoWidth=640   Stay tuned at the end of each week for more! Click here for more 2017 Summer Camp Videos. For our picture gallery click here.

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A Brilliant Boat Carnival

            Rain has submerged the docks, but the 2017 Boat Carnival was still on.  Both sides of camp compete in this event as a part of the overall Tribal Games. Today, however, it was MacCready’s turn to get on the water.  The

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Summer Class Ain’t Bad!

                Today was the first day of classes! It’s an exciting, but confusing time.  The schedules are passed out to the campers and not long after, they head out to their meeting locations.  Since it is only the first day,

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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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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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