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      Upcoming Events

      2015 Summer Camp Reunion

      Date: November 27th - 29th

      Now that the summer is over and school is in full swing, what can you do for fun? YMCA Camp Bernie's Summer Camp Reunion!

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      Fall Family Camp

      Date: November 6th-8th, 2015

      Ever wish you could enjoy camp with your kids? You can!

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      Zombie Survival Training Camp

      Date: October 23-25

      For ages 12-19

      Train in survival skills and zombie combat to see if you and your team can survive a real Zombie Outbreak in our simulation challlenge!

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      Archery Classes

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

      Spring 2015: April 12 through May 17

      Fall 2015: October 4 through November 8

      Sunday afternoons 1:30-2:30pm

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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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