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    "Camp Bernie is the most amazing place on this planet. You start out as strangers and end as family. Camp is my home."

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      Upcoming Events

      Candleboat Ceremony

      Date: August 14th, 2015 - 7:00pm

      One of the long standing and most important traditions at YMCA Camp Bernie is our annual Candleboat Ceremony. This year’s ceremony is scheduled for August 14th at 7:00 PM; as always,…

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      Zombie Survival Training Camp

      Date: October 23-25

      Train in survival skills and zombie combat to see if you and your team can survive a real Zombie Outbreak in our simulation challlenge!

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      Archery Classes

      Join us Sunday afternoons this Spring and Fall to explore the timeless sport of archery!

      Spring 2015: April 12 through May 17

      Fall 2015: October 4 through November 8

      Sunday afternoons 1:30-2:30pm

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      Fall Community Dirtbike Classes

      Beginner Dirtbike Lessons

      Sunday afternoons 3-4pm

      September 13 through October 4th

      Ages 11 & Up

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      From the Blog

      Battling Nature Deficit Disorder

      YMCA Camp Bernie was one of the first camps in the country to offer Outdoor Education programming to schools. Just this year, Camp Bernie served nearly 8,000 students in Outdoor Education.

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      Bernie-Isms: Do You Know Our Camp Language?

      If you have never been taught the “language of Bernie”, now is your chance! Below is a glossary of terms to educate any Bernie "novices" about our summer camp lingo.

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