Minerva, NY Summer Camps

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Baco For Boys Che-na-wah For Girls
Minerva, NY 12851  

Camps Baco and Che-Na-Wah - camp at its purest. Two separate camps built on a single tradition - its people. 100% Camp. Nothing artificial....

Gender:
Boys Only, Girls Only
Activities:
Arts and Crafts, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Challenge/Rope Courses, Drama, Hiking, Hockey, Soccer, Instructional Swimming, Tennis, Water Skiing, Aerobics/Exercise, Archery, Backpacking, Boating, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Canoeing, Ceramics/Pottery, Counselor Training (CIT), Dance, Field Trips, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Leadership Development, Nature/Environmental Studies, Photography, Sailing, Team Field Sports, Recreational Swimming, Wilderness Trips
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
 
 
Camp Baco For Boys
Minerva, NY  

One family ownership...Over 50 years. On a private lake. In the Adirondacks. Caring, friendly environment. Separate programs and facilities for boys and girls. A.C.A acredited....

Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps
Gender:
Boys Only
 
 
Camp Che Na Wah For Girls
Minerva, NY  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps
Gender:
Girls Only
 
 
Camp Che-na-wah
Minerva, NY  

One family ownership - over 50 years. On a private lake in the Adirondacks. Caring, friendly environment. A.C.A. accredited....

Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps
Gender:
Girls Only
 

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About Minerva, NY

Minerva is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. The population was 809 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Minerva, goddess of wisdom. The town was first settled around 1804 in the southeast part of Minerva, which has remained the center of the town's population. The town was formed from part of the Town of Schroon in 1817. Part of Minerva used to be part of the Town of Newcomb until 1828. In 1870, Minerva was increased with territory taken from the Town of Schroon.

Notable residents

American Revolutionary War soldier Ebenezer West and his five sons founded the town. Solomon Northup , a free African American who was kidnapped and sold into slavery for 12 years before regaining freedom, was born here and attended local schools. His book about his experiences was published in 1853, and adapted in 1984 as a PBS TV movie directed by Gordon Parks. Winslow Homer, nineteeth-century painter, was a summer visitor for several years. Theodore Roosevelt had a summer home here. Francis Donnelly was the nation's longest serving Town Supervisor; he served from 1934 until his death in 1980.