Location

Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center (PMOEC) is located at 1391 Reber Rd. N, Willsboro, NY 12996.  Google Maps seems to work better for finding this location than Apple Maps.  There is no cell service along Reber Rd., or at Pok-O, so load your directions before leaving the highway.

PMOEC is eight miles from Interstate 87, a five hour drive from New York City, four hours from Boston, and two hours from Montreal and Albany. 

Public Transit

The closest airport is in Plattsburgh, NY.

Amtrak provides daily train service from Montreal, Plattsburgh, and points north; as well as New York City, Albany, and points south; to Westport, NY.  

Greyhound serves Plattsburgh, NY.

Contact Wilderness Rescue Training to arrange a pick-up in Westport or Plattsburgh. 

 

Meals

On-site lodging and meals are available for an additional fee, paid upon enrollment.  Meals will run from breakfast on the the first day of each course through lunch on the final day of class.  If you chose not to purchase meals and lodging, a microwave and hot water tap will be available during lunch hour. 

Lodging

Lodging will be in shared, rustic, summer-camp style cabins with shared bathrooms. Pok-O's cabins include bunk beds with mattresses, but students are responsible for bringing their own bedding.  A sleeping bag and pillow work well.  

Arrival

For our June 2018 WFR, lodging will run from 6/3 through 6/12.  Check in will be between 8:00 and 9:00 PM on 6/3.  You’ll turn from Reber Rd. onto the Camp Pok-O-Moonshine driveway (through two stone pillars) and drive until you see a welcome table.  Please eat dinner before you arrive.  

If you’re not staying onsite, please be sure to arrive in Robinson Hall (the large, red, A-frame style building on your left as you come down the driveway) by 7:45 AM on Monday, June 4th.  There will be a few pieces of paperwork to fill out before 8:00. Class will start promptly at 8:00.

For our June 2018 WFA, lodging will run from 6/15 through 6/16.  Check in will be between 8:00 and 9:00 PM on 6/15.  

Indoor Rock Climbing

Bring your climbing shoes!  You can unwind after class, get some exercise, and stay in shape for your next adventure by climbing at Pok-O's state of the art facility.  Bouldering and roped routes available.  You can find info on hours and rates here.

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