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The best of both worlds! Spread along the banks of a 230-acre Ponkapoag Pond in the 7,000-acre DCR Blue Hills Reservation. The camp offers a wilderness experience just 15 minutes from Boston. Here you’ll enjoy a rustic environment, be able to help preserve this critical area, and have the chance to volunteer to keep the Ponkapoag spirit alive!

Camp News:

  • Thank you Rich for hosting another successful 4th of July at Ponkapoag!
  • The Spring 2024 Ponkapoag Newsletter has been published!
  • To check cabin availability or to make a reservation, go to the Reservations page.
  • Ask the manager about Ponkapoag Merchandise including sweatshirts, hats and coffee mugs.


AMC’s Ponkapoag Camp, a purposefully rustic campground located in Greater Boston, will foster a deep connection to nature for the region’s diverse population.


Our mission at the AMC Ponkapoag Camp is to create:

  • Direct experiences with nature on a personal level
  • An inclusive community through affordability, outreach and accessibility
  • Environmental stewardship and advocacy for nature generally and the Blue Hills Reservation in particular
  • Connection to and promotion of the values of the AMC

We aim to provide a transformational experience that encourages campers to become volunteers and advocates for themselves, their community, and the natural world.