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!
Murray and Connor saying goodbye at the end of camp!
The Ponacka campers have enjoyed beautiful weather on Lake Baptiste this summer! Busy with lessons, canoe trips, sports league games and Big Show rehearsals, there does not seem to be enough hours in the day.
If you are a prospective family, we hope that you will come and visit us this summer. You are welcome to bring your boy for a tour anytime, just let us know your plans a day or two ahead. We are happy to mail you our package.
Visitors Days for enrolled families:
Saturday August 15th or Sunday August 16th noon-3pm
if you wish to learn more about Ponacka, please send a request through this site or call us at 613 332-4125.
With best wishes,
Anne and Don