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Brant Lake, NY

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Food Safety & Allergies

How we keep camp safe for kids with allergies and other special food concerns. We are a nut free camp.

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Food and FarmingHealthy and delicious food at the point

Food is a Passion at Point O’Pines

Jim Himoff is a foodie!  He enjoys foods made with fresh, high-quality ingredients prepared with great care and passion. His zeal for culinary excellence is reflected in every aspect of the camp menu.  He thrives on watching his summer family enjoy the excellent meals prepared by our experienced restaurant chefs.  The exciting menus he creates introduce campers to new tastes and flavors and encourage a healthy, well-balanced diet.  Follow Jim’s thoughts about our summer menus on his food blog.

The Dining Hall at the Point

Meals at Point O’Pines

Nutritious menus are geared towards the appetites and interests of Point O’Pines campers. Fresh fruit, a well-stocked salad bar, soup and pasta bars are offered at meals and our own bakery provides campers with fresh whole-grain baked goods every day.  We encourage our campers to take advantage of the many healthy choices we offer at every meal.  Counselors help younger children learn to make choices that encourage a balanced diet.

Campers enjoying dinner on the beach

Our Executive Chef, who also creates wonderful culinary experiences for guests in our acclaimed restaurant during the off-season, prepares an array of the freshest, best quality food with the help of his experienced culinary colleagues.

Burrito with cream sauce and fresh onion

The entire camp community eats together family-style to foster friendships and connections among the campers and staff.  Meals are also a time of great camp spirit – traditional songs and cheers fill the air at every meal.

In addition to regular meals, afternoon and evening snacks are available to campers.

Crepe with chocolate chips and fresh fruit

Our Organic Garden

As part of our ongoing effort to promote a healthy lifestyle, we have developed an organic gardening program where campers can learn to plant and harvest tasty fruits and vegetables at our own Point O’Pines Farm.


Sample Breakfast Menu

  • Orange Juice and Apple Juice
  • Bananas, Oranges, Cantaloupe, and Honeydew Melon
  • Healthy Yogurt, Granola, Fresh Strawberry and Blueberry Parfaits
  • Homemade Scones
  • Choice of Cold Cereals
  • Fresh Oatmeal with Assorted Toppings
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Skim Milk or 2% Milk
A camp classic: s'mores!

Sample Lunch Menu

  • Build Your Own Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich on a Fresh Kaiser Roll
  • Vine Ripe Tomato Slices, Chopped Fresh Basil, and Pesto Mayo
  • POP Fresh Garden Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Homemade Soup
  • Tuna Salad, Chicken Salad, Hummus, Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Full Salad Bar and Pasta Bar
  • Whole Grain Bread
  • Selection of Fresh Fruits, Yogurt, and Cottage Cheese
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Lemonade, Milk, and Water
Grilled chicken salad

Sample Dinner Menu

  • Charcoal Grilled Sliced Sirloin Steak
  • Fresh Zucchini and Roasted Potatoes
  • Fresh Eggplant Parmesan
  • Batter Dipped Onion Rings
  • Full Salad Bar and Pasta Bar
  • Freshly Baked Whole-Grain Rustic Bread Loaves
  • Homemade Yellow Cake with Chocolate Icing
  • Lemonade, Milk, and Water

Food Safety & Allergies

How we keep camp safe for kids with allergies and other special food concerns. We are a nut free camp.

»Allergies & Special Diets

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