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Camp Pontiac
Copake, New York

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(518) 329-6555 (summer)
(516) 626-7668 (winter)

2044 County Road 7
Copake, New York 12516

68 Linden Lane
Upper Brookville, NY 11545


TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pontiac is a traditional seven-week co-ed sleepaway camp that offers your child a safe and nurturing environment and a mature and sensitive staff who loves children. Equally, we offer a broad range of activities on our extensive facilities that affords our campers the opportunity to enjoy their existing interests and the chance to experience new ones. Our program is structured yet relaxed; as a general rule, the older the camper, the more flexible the program.

Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Cross-country, Hockey, Fishing, Water Park, Cooking, Woodshop, Archery, Models, Spin, Yoga, Aerobics, Outdoor Adventure (including Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Ziplining, Bouldering & Team-building)

CAMP LOCATION: Situated on 150 picturesque acres and a beautiful 65 acre spring-fed lake, Camp Pontiac is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains only 100 miles north of New York City and 150 miles west of Boston.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camper living facilities are beautiful modern cabins, all of which have wood flooring, pine walls, windows, air-conditioning and ceiling and attic fans. Modern updated bathrooms, replete with private shower and toilet stalls, are housed within the cabins. The bunks are spacious with separate rooms to store our camper's clothing. The cabins are air-conditioned and have state of the art sprinkler systems, metal-encased electrical conduit, ARC-fault breakers, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and new hot water heaters.

Our facilities, most of which are lit for night play, include 8 basketball courts (3 indoor with new flooring), 7 baseball/softball fields, 3 hockey rinks, LED-lit turf football/lacrosse/soccer field, 2 grass lacrosse/football fields, 8 grass soccer fields, indoor gymnastics pavilion, 10 tennis hardcourts, volleyball courts (sand, grass and hard), 4 heated swimming pools, extensive water park and lake toys, cardio and weight rooms, Outdoor Adventure facilities (3 rock walls, 3 ropes courses, 2 ziplines), models and woodworking shops, 2 arts & crafts halls, 2 cooking centers, darkroom & digital photo studio, spin studio, archery range, 280 seat movie theater, ice cream parlor, canteen, arcade, 850 person Playhouse (for all-camp events and shows), separate boys and girls health centers and six dining halls.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1922, Camp Pontiac is led by medical doctors and identical twins Kenny & Ricky Etra and their children, all of whom are parents themselves. In addition to our in-bunk counselor staff, Pontiac's directors, head counselors, group leaders and 80 adult staff are always available to provide a sense of parental security for our campers. Pontiac is a safe, spirited and fun-filled environment where both our campers and their parents are part of our family.

For Camp Pontiac's important dates and tuition information, please visit us at Our Camp Website Link:

The relationships that our counselors develop with their campers and fellow staff members make each summer simply unforgettable. We maintain a better than 3:1 camper-to-staff ratio. Our counselors hail from almost every US state as well as from Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to the opportunity to meet responsible and interesting prospective staff members so please reach out to us at staff[AT] orĀ fill out a staff application at:

For more job info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link:

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