Camp Baco; Che-Na-Wah



Situated in the Adirondack Mountains, these brother and sister camps lie a half-mile apart on Lake Balfour. The camps offer a traditional combination of land sports, waterfront activities and creative pursuits. Making full use of Baco and Che-Na-Wah's mountain setting, specially trained counselors take boys and girls on age-appropriate hikes.

General Info

Name Camp Baco; Che-Na-Wah
Location Minerva, NY
Summer Phone 518-251-2919
Off-season Phone 516-867-3895
Program Focuses & Features Archery, Basketball, Canoeing, Ceramics, Climbing Wall, Crafts, Dance, Drama, Field Hockey, Fishing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hiking, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Music, Roller Hockey, Ropes Course, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water-skiing, Watersports, Weight Training, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping, Yoga
Grade Range (rising grades) 2-11
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7-16
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Robert Wortman & Barbara Wortman, Directors
Residential Fee $8250-8975.
Year Established 1923
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 1 session, 7 weeks long


Robert Wortman & Barbara Wortman, Directors