“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

      The holidays are upon us, and what better gift than an amazing summer experience?! Register now and let us know you're giving the "Gift of Camp" and we'll send you a certificate for the camper and some Camp Bernie gear to wrap! 

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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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      Youth Leadership Weekend

      February 15-16, 2020

       

      A weekend to work on leadership skills and learn more about Camp Bernie’s Summer Programs. Open to those in 10th and 11th Grade, this event will teach useful skills for summer camp…

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      Women’s Wellness Weekend

      Date: April 3-5, 2020

      Ladies, you deserve a reward for all the hard work you do! It's time to take a break from your hectic, everyday routine; stop answering to everyone else and do something for YOU!

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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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