Camp Ponacka, on Baptiste Lake, near Bancroft, Ontario is a privately owned summer camp for boys ages 7-15. Every summer, Ponacka welcomes boys from Canada and around the world. Boys ages 7-9 may come to Ponacka for either 2 or 4 weeks. Once a boy is age 10 or older, he attends camp for four weeks.
Bruno and Gwen Morawetz founded Ponacka in 1947. Ponacka is owned and operated by Don Bocking MSW, RSW and their daughter, Anne Morawetz BNSc, RN. Don and Anne's children, Chris, Graham and Laura have all been on staff at Ponacka!
News & Noteworthy
Welcome to Ponacka’s website!
As the summer of 2014 winds down, we are still welcoming prospective families for tours. There a few days left, if you would like to bring your son to see Ponacka just let us know.
Despite a cool and often rainy summer, the boys have been eager participants in canoe trips, in camp courses, activities and weekly cookouts. The basketball, hockey and soccer leagues continue to be popular as well as the drama production and end of summer riding show.
Thanks to a dedicated, hard working and energetic staff, the boys this summer have been able to participate fully in everything they came to camp to accomplish.
Wishing you a happy return to school!
With best wishes,
Anne and Don