At YMCA Camp Bernie we provide a facility that is flexible enough to handle your group’s needs, including a football-sized field, a large multi-use pavilion, a swimming pool, pond, adventure courses, and a variety of indoor locations and lodges for program areas as well as sleeping accommodations.
At YMCA Camp Bernie, we understand the importance of building important bonds through shared experiences. Taking the opportunity to step away from the stresses of everyday life allows for participants to truly focus on bonding, self-improvement, and becoming a strong team.
Our helpful, friendly and accommodating staff are here to assist you from the early stages of planning your trip, until we wave goodbye as you depart. Our Outdoor Education and Groups Coordinator works with each group leader to help you design a schedule that best suits the goals and objectives of your trip. During your stay, you will also be assigned a host staff member who will see to your needs throughout your visit. Our professional staff members are focused on quality and customer service and our goal is to give you and your participants an experience that you will remember forever.
Camp Bernie offers a wide range of activity options, all of which include an element of teambuilding and, of course fun! See the activities pages for a full list of activity options.
Take advantage of our football-sized field to practice your formations and get ready for the fall season! We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for sectional practices as well as hassle-free meals and camp-run programming that can be made available during break times.
Our facility offers a variety of outdoor and indoor areas that provide flexibility for your programming needs, including: a football-sized athletic field, 2 regulation-sized soccer goals, additional outdoor field space, a large covered pavilion, wooded trails, a swimming pool and several large and small indoor spaces.
National Honor Societies
& Academic Club Retreats
We host a variety of academic clubs for both day and overnight retreats and will work with you to provide a schedule of programming that will meet your needs, including meeting space for your own workshops or camp-run activities such as teambuilding, low & low ropes courses, climbing tower, and environmental and recreational activities. Whether you choose to run all of your own program, have our trained, professional staff run all of your programming or if you choose a combination of these – we will strive to help you reach and exceed the goals of your retreat.
Other Extra-Curricular Retreats
Do you have a club or program that would benefit from a retreat at YMCA Camp Bernie? Call us today at 908-832-5315 to discuss our facilities, get more information and schedule a tour to see how we can help make your retreat stress-free and memorable!