A program designed for girls to excel and have fun

war canoe camp akomak girls paddlingCamp Ak-O-Mak has been enjoying sporting traditions for over 80 years. Our program works to achieve our goals: we strive to  empower girls and provide the opportunity for fun and laughter.  Though we have a daily schedule, our Program Director and counselor staff are expert at re-writing a day on a moment’s notice due to inclement weather or to take advantage of a terrific opportunity! Depending on the session, campers will have the chance to participate in some very special activities, such as the Ak-O-Mak Softball Game, the Sailing Regatta, the 10k Race, and Treasure Hunt  (just to name a few).

Daily Schedule

7:15 Wake up

7:25 Early Bird
Everyone meets at Sandy Beach for a swim, a run, a bike or a paddle.

8:30 Breakfast
Family style meals are served by the counselor at the head of each table. Camp songs fill the Main House after every meal! The daily class schedule will be announced.

9:30 Inspection
Cabin clean up/personal tidy up

9:45 Morning Classes
Each cabin rotates through three 55 minute periods with instruction in a particular sport. One class is always swimming.

1:00pm Lunch
Followed by Announcements and Tuck Shop

1:45 Rest hour
Campers retire to their cabins for optional nap/quiet time. Low-key activities are available in Main House for others.

3:00 Afternoon Activities
The afternoon activity can be any combination of the following or just one activity, depending on the day and, of course, the weather:

Team Comp – campers are divided into equal teams of all ages for spirited competitions in a variety of events throughout the summer. We focus on fun, good sportsmanship, having the best cheer, and winning the most points overall! Depending on the event, Team Comp can last anywhere from 1 to 3 hours.

Team Sport Practices – campers take part in softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, depending on the upcoming event and the coach’s plan.

Afternoon Trip – a trip out can be a paddle across the lake for ice-cream, a mountain bike ride around the lake, or a variety of other activities.

6:00 Dinner
Followed by Announcements

7:00 Evening Activities/ Elective Time
These can include camp wide game offered for all ages, war canoe practice, open waterfront swimming, or bathing/shower time.

Sundays Cookout & Campfire
Campfire time is filled with singing, story-telling, and cabin bonding. 

Let The Games Begin!

Camp AkOMak
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