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!
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Welcome to Ponacka’s website!
The happy sounds of boys laughing and playing have been replaced by silence, occasionally interrupted by the call of the loon or the chatter of a red squirrel. Already, we are looking forward to next summer, Ponacka's 69th season!
The dates for 2015 are as follows:
Monday June 29th to Sunday July 26th and Friday July 31st to THursday August 27th, 2015.
For boys ages 7-9 who wish a two week option:
Monday June 29th-Sunday July 12th, Monday July 13th-Sunday July 26th. Friday July 31st-Thursday August 13th, Friday August 14th-Thursday August 27th, 2015
if you wish to learn more about Ponacka, please send a request through this site or call us at 705 748-9470.
Wishing you a happy fall,
With best wishes,
Anne and Don