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Bake Back America & Camp Pontiac are partnering this summer to inspire campers to give back and make a difference. CIT’S are bringing Camp Pontiac virtually to the children at the Ossining Children’s Center.  This incredible dedication to connecting with these children will change their lives forever and create ever lasting memories.

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BAKE BACK AMERICA

KINDNESS

Bake Back America & Camp Pontiac Summer of Giving Back with Ossining Children's Center

LET THIS SUMMER BEGIN

LET’S BAKE

INGREDIENTS

Caramel Brownies

Brownies

  • ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder, optional

  • ¾ cup chocolate chips, I prefer milk chocolate or semisweet chocolate

  • 3 large eggs

  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

  • 25 unwrapped caramel candies

  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream or half & half

Topping

  • 6 unwrapped caramel candies

  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream or half & half

  • flaky sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8 square pan* with foil or parchment paper, leaving a couple of inches of overhang on two sides (this will allow you to lift the whole tray of brownies out of the pan for easy removal). Lightly grease the foil/parchment.

  • In a large bowl combine cocoa powder, sugar, salt, flour, espresso powder, and chocolate chips. Whisk until combined. Add eggs, oil, water, and vanilla and stir with a rubber spatula until combined (it will be fairly thick).

  • Scoop half of the batter into the prepared pan and spread into an even layer.

  • Place 25 unwrapped caramels and 2 tablespoons cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook in 20-30 second increments, stirring occasionally until the caramels are melted and completely smooth. Pour the caramel sauce evenly over the brownie batter in the pan.

  • Add the remaining brownie batter on top of the caramel. I drop spoonfuls of batter all around the pan, then carefully press/spread it into an even layer.

  • Bake for 35-42 minutes, until the brownies are baked through, but still fudgy. Be careful not to over-bake. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack to cool for 30 minutes before proceeding with the topping.

LET’S CREATE

Friendship Bracelet Beading

Enjoy creating friendship bracelet with lanyard and beautiful fun beads

Mod Podge Picture

Frames

Unlock your creativity by putting together picture frames with mod podge arts and crafts. 

Masking Tape Paintings

Use masking tape to design creative illustration on paper. 

LETS DANCE

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Camp Pontiac campers teach dance.

Campers will teach dance steps and a routine each class to the children at the Ossining Children’s Center.  Each class will build off each other to a final dance.

LETS PLAY

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Camp Pontiac campers play Soocer.

Soccer players bring skills and techniques virtually to the Ossining Children.  The children will gain real training from skilled players while enjoying the game.

LET’S PLAY

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Camp Pontiac campers play basketball.

Basket ball players bring skills and techniques virtually to the Ossining Children.  The children will gain real training from skilled players while enjoying the game.

END OF SUMMER

Camp pontiac will host a party.

DJ and Live Music

DJ and Live Music

S'more Making

S'more Making

Fun Team Games

Fun Team Games

Camp Schedule

Basketball

Soccer

Mini

Apple Pie

Cooking

ages

Modge-podge picture frame

Friendship bracelets

cookie

s'mores

pie

Cooking

Age

Caramel 

brownies

bracelet 

making

July 

cookie

s'mores pie

August 

Camp Map

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THANK YOU CAMP PONTIAC