Day 18

Day 18

Our day started with the Braves and Freshman heading to Camp Greylock for intercamp. The boys played basketball, baseball, and soccer. Also, our 9th Grade Girls’ lacrosse team came in 1st at Camp Timberlake. Around camp today, our 8th grade girls’ soccer team placed 1st. This evening our Debs enjoyed a night singing karaoke. Freshman girls enjoyed the night hanging at treetop making smores and quesadillas. The inter boys and girls spent the night at 4Bs and a movie. Juniors played a friendly competition of wipeout on the waterpark. Subbie boys played counselor hunt. And finally, the subbie, seniors, supers, and CITs played Panic on the Hill.

Day 17

Day 17

It was a beautiful day at Camp Pontiac! Campers and counselors were enjoying the beautiful weather by swimming in the pools and lakes and playing on the waterpark. Others spent the day playing hockey, taking photographs around camp, making silk screens or pottery, or playing some lacrosse, basketball, hockey, or tennis. Many campers were also out of camp on basketball, tennis, baseball, and swim tournaments. Our co-ed swim team placed 2nd at Timber Lake, 5th grade boys’ basketball team came in 2ndat Mah-Kee-Nac, 10th grade girls’ basketball team placed 3rd at Scatico, 7th grade baseball team placed 2nd at Wahnee, and our co-ed tennis team placed 1st at Kindering.  We also held a gymnastics tournament here at Camp Pontiac. Our girls came in 1st place. Congrats to all those who played their hearts out today! Finally, our CITs went on a college tour of Yale University in New Haven, CT. They toured the campus, shopped at the bookstore, and ate lunch in New Haven. Finally, the campers spent part of the day learning everyday circus tricks from circus actors. Tonight, campers watched the circus act in the Playhouse.

Day 16

Day 16

Basketball, boating, baseball, volleyball, martial arts, gymnastics, arts and crafts were just a few activities happening around Camp Pontiac today. Campers enjoyed their night hanging by the campfire, spending time up at treetop making smores, playing bingo, and having a little fun on the waterpark playing a friendly competition of wipeout. It was a busy day but a great day!!

Day 15

Day 15

Today was another exciting day at Camp Pontiac. The energy was at an all-time high after the incredible Horowitz buzzer beating win last night. This morning the basketball team graciously met the Braves to give them their autographs in the dining hall. In addition to our regularly scheduled activities, Camp Pontiac is very lucky to have Empire Baseball NYC and Men’s Sr. Baseball League staff join our in-house baseball staff. They will conduct clinics for campers who would like to participate in a fun filled experience while improving their baseball skills.

The Juniors enjoyed a nice night at Tree-Top where they eat delicious quesadillas and s’moores by the campfire.

Tonight, our Debs, Freshmen, Sophomores, and Inters competed in our putting on the Hits dance competition. Tonight’s winners were the Freshmen and Inters. Congratulations to all the girls who participated!

 

Day 14

Day 14

Today was an incredible day! This morning the whole camp gathered together in the Palace to cheer on the boys in the Horowitz tournament. All the games were so exciting but the best was the buzzer beater that helped Pontiac win the whole basketball tournament. We want to congratulate Coach Wally and Assistant Coach Ellis for helping the team come back from a deficit to beat Camp Greylock at the last second. It was so exciting watching the whole camp charge the basketball floor to congratulate the team on a job well done.

Tonight, the upper girls participated in our traditional Hits competition. All the groups did an amazing job but congratulations go out to the Subbies and CITs. Way to go! The night ended with everyone singing the Alma Mater.

Day 13

Day 13

Today was another exciting day at Camp Pontiac!  It started with our 5th grade boy’s basketball team taking part in a tournament at Camp Kindering. They won all three games while only allowing a total of 13 combined points to our total of 130.  As the campers returned, they were escorted on Sheila’s golf cart around camp showing their 1st place trophy.  Our 6th grade boys’ soccer team came in 2nd place at Camp Winadu. Finally, our 8-10 grade girls football team took part in a tournament at Camp Crane Lake. They also came away with a 1st place trophy. Congratulations to all the campers who participated!

During tonight’s evening activity, campers enjoyed the “Unique Show.” All campers dressed in blue, green, or red to compete in different games. Our Senior girls and boys gathered together at Tree-Top. They had fun around the campfire enjoying s’mores and quesadillas on the grill.

Day 12

Day 12

Today was another great day at Camp Pontiac, where we had a beautiful sunny day and all our campers had a full schedule of activities including waterfront and pools to cool down from the heat.

Our lower camp boys went on a fun adventure to Zoom Flume where they went on many water rides and slides!! While they were enjoying themselves, many of our other campers participated in numerous tournaments today both in and out of camp. Pontiac took 1st Place in 6th Grade Hockey, 2nd Place in 3 on 3 Basketball and 1st Place in Tennis. Congratulations to all our players!!!

For the evening activity Braves, Frosh and Soph boys were at the Paramount watching a movie while the Debs and Frosh girls enjoyed a pool party.  All Juniors were out for a dinner at Four Brothers and the movies while the Inter boys spent their night enjoying quesadillas and s’mores at Treetop Village! Already looking forward to tomorrow…

Day 11

Day 11

Life at Camp Pontiac is beautiful! This morning, the girls opened their Tribal Wars while this afternoon the boys started their 12-team College Gameday competition.

Tonight, we had a fun-filled 4th of July celebration for which campers dressed red, white and blue! The entire camp enjoyed a July 4th BBQ dinner and our traditional fireworks show and ended a great day with dancing at the disc party and having ice-cream in the dining hall.

Happy 4th of July!!!

Day 10

Day 10

Today was yet another perfect day at camp as we had a beautiful, bright sunny day. Our campers had a busy schedule full of outdoor activities, including waterfront and pools to cool down from the heat.

Our lower camp girls went on a fun adventure today with a trip to Zoom Flume, our second favorite water-park after, of course, our very own Poontoon here at Rhoda Lake.

In the evening the Super Boys and Girls visited Treetop Village where they were dancing and enjoying delicious quesadillas and s’mores by the campfire. Tonight there were Boys Leagues, Juniors enjoyed Hershey Game, Subbies and CIT’s were singing Hits, and the lower camp was at the Paramount watching a movie. Seniors left camp for some pizza and watched a movie. It all ended with bedtime milk and cookies for our youngest campers.

 

 

 

Day 9

Day 9

Campers had a busy day of activities with a regular daily schedule. Periods 1-5 consisted of activities including clinics, selective, instruction, outdoor adventure and water park. They finished with the traditional General swim. We had an entire camp BBQ under a beautiful late afternoon.

Under the stars, the brave boys were at Treetop, having delicious quesadillas and some s’mores by the campfire. Freshmen boys had a movie in the Cubs Den. Girls side practiced for their highly anticipated “Puttin on the Hits”. The Supers and CIT boys competed in a swim meet with the Supers winning by one second. The Subbies beat the Juniors in soccer. The Seniors played volleyball and the Sophs and Inters played basketball and soccer. We are all looking forward to another active and exciting day tomorrow.