Boy in a hedgemaze with information about upcoming Spring To Escape Weekend

Father and daughter walking in the woods with backs to camera

    “My son felt very good about himself due to compliments given him by counselors and being awarded camp spirit/leadership beads.”

    Day Camp Parent

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

    Camp Bernie Participant


      Upcoming Events

      Spring Break Sleepover

      Thursday, April 16 to Friday, April 17

      You don’t have to wait until June for your child to try out overnight camp! 

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      Spring to Escape Weekend

      March 13-15, 2020
      $175 per participant, grades 2-10
      Arrival: 7pm Friday
      Departure: 1:30pm Sunday

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      Open House Dates

      Come visit YMCA Camp Bernie to see where your child can spend their summer!

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      Father & Child Weekend

      Date: February 21-23, 2020

      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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      For Parents

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      From the Blog

      Battling Nature Deficit Disorder

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      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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