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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

      All-Camp Weekend

      February 26-28, 2016
      $150 per participant, grades 2-9
      Arrival: 7pm Friday
      Departure: 1:30pm Sunday

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      Father & Child Weekend 2016

      Date: February 19-21, 2016

      For fathers with their sons and daughters. Fun for all ages, this winter camp will include climbing tower, archery, night vision hikes, snow tubing and much more.

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      Mother & Child Weekend 2016

      Date: March 20-22th

      For mothers with their sons and daughters. Share a bonding experience with your children at beautiful YMCA Camp Bernie in early Spring 2016.

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      Archery Classes

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

      Spring 2016: April 3 through May 8

      Fall 2016: September 25 through October 30

      Sunday afternoons 1:30-2:30pm

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      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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