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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News & Noteworthy
Welcome to Ponacka’s website!
The longer days of spring and summer beckon, as we return to Lake Baptiste to prepare for Ponacka’s 68th season. We look forward to meeting our first year families at the home visits and orientation evenings. Prospective families are welcome to attend the following evening events. Just send us a quick email to let us know if you and your son plan to attend.(email@example.com)
Tuesday, April 8th Kitchener
7pm Centreville Chicopee Comm. Centre, 141 Morgan Ave.
Tuesday, April 15th Oakville
7:30pm Oakville Public Library, 120 Navy St.
Tuesday, April 22nd Toronto
7pm Leaside Gardens, 1073 Millwood Rd.
Friday, April 25th Ottawa
8pm Parkdale United Church, 429 Parkdale Ave.
If you are a prospective family, we hope that you will request our literature and DVD through this site. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.
With best wishes,
Anne and Don