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    “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

      Mother & Child Weekend 2017

      Date: March 10th-12th

      For mothers with their sons and daughters. Share a bonding experience with your children at beautiful YMCA Camp Bernie in early Spring 2017.

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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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      All-Camp Weekend: Heroes & Villains

      February 24-26, 2017
      $155 per participant, grades 2-10
      Arrival: 7pm Friday
      Departure: 1:30pm Sunday

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      Youth Leadership Weekend

      February 4-5, 2017

      An event for teens that teaches leadership as well as other useful skills for the future: working in teams, communication, interviewing, activity planning, and more.  Participation in this event is…

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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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