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!
Our Ponacka staff are busy at workcamp, getting ready for arrival day on June 29th. We are counting the days until we can welcome the July and August campers and staff to Lake Baptiste!
If you are a prospective family, we hope that you will come and visit us this summer. You are welcome to come for a tour anytime, just let us know your plans a day or two ahead. We are happy to send you our package.
There is very limited availability in August, if you are interested in a spot for your son, please let us know.
Visitors Days for enrolled families:
Saturday July 11th or Sunday July 12th
Saturday August 15th or Sunday August 16th
if you wish to learn more about Ponacka, please send a request through this site or call us at 705 748-9470 or 613 332-4125.
With best wishes,
Anne and Don