What to Bring to Camp

Please be sure that all of your camper’s belonging are marked clearly with his/her name!

  • Flashlight
  • Bible / pen / notebook
  • Sleeping bag or sheets for a twin bunk bed/ pillow
  • Comfortable clothes – mainly shorts and t-shirts, couple pair of jeans for cool evenings
  • Extra pair of shoes
  • Jacket and/or sweatshirt
  • One-piece swimsuit / Beach towel / Beach shoes
  • Bath towels / Washcloth / Personal Items (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, hairbrush) – Please only send items that are not highly valuable; although counselors encourage campers to stay organized and clean, often items are left behind or even arrive home well used.
    Water bottle
  • Camera (optional)

 

History of Lamoka Lake

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North of Lamoka Lake is another lake called Waneta Lake (previously known as “Little Lake” or “Green Lake”) which is linked to Lamoka Lake by a short channel. Waneta is supposedly a native term for “Green Lake.” Both Lamoka Lake and Waneta Lake are east of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes. However, they are not part of the Finger Lakes drainage system. While the Finger Lakes drain north into the St. Lawrence River system, Lamoka and Waneta Lakes drain south into the Cohocton River in the Susquehanna River system.

The lake is well-stocked with a variety of fish, including several species of panfish. Boat launching ramps are available for each lake.

 

Why Summer Camp?

Camp Lamoka is a special safe environment where young people come to enjoy themselves and learn to grow both physically and spiritually.

The experience is one that they will remember for their whole life. The games and activities are designed to help them grow in all aspects of life with special emphasis on spiritual things.

Camp Lamoka goes year round

15 years ago the camp embarked on a journey to go from a summer camp to a year round facility. That journey consisted of: 1. Cabin work.  re wire electric, new insulation, new walls, new beds and mattresses and most new roofs while still maintaining the building and its rustic look. 2. Installing bathrooms in…

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