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The Gift of Camp

    “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

      Give the Gift of Camp

      Camp is the gift of memories, friendship and discovery. As you work through your holiday shopping list this year, consider giving your child the gift of summer camp!

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      Memorial Day Family Camp

      Memorial Day Family Camp - NEW for 2019!

      May 24-27, 2019

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      Mother & Child Weekend 2019

      Date: March 29-31, 2019

      For mothers with their sons and daughters. Share a bonding experience with your children at beautiful YMCA Camp Bernie in early Spring 2019.

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      Father & Child Weekend 2019

      Date: February 8-10, 2019

      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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      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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