An assortment of blueberries, strawberries, and bananas.

YMCA Camp Bernie knows the importance of good home cooking. We take special care to provide quality, wholesome meals each day. All meals are freshly prepared and menus are set in advance by the Camp Bernie Food Service team.

With advanced notice, we can provide custom meals for those with special dietary needs (ie. - vegatarians, vegans, gluten-free, allergies, etc.).  Please ask for details if your group requires Halal meats.

Sample Menu


Scrambled Eggs
Cold Cereal
Breakfast Bar with Yogurt, Fruit, Granola, etc.
Orange Juice & Water
Coffee (for adults only)


Chicken Fingers with dipping sauces
Tater Tots
Salad Bar
Juice & Water


Whole Wheat Pasta
Marinara Sauce
Parmesan Cheese
Garlic Bread
Salad Bar
Juice & Water

Alternative Meals

Alternative options can be provided for those with dietary restrictions.  We ask for advanced notice so we can adequately prepare for all allergies or preferences. Camp Bernie avoids serving products that contain peanuts, however we cannot guarantee that all items served were not processed in a facility with peanuts or other allergens present.

Dining FAQ

  • Who should I contact about my dietary needs?

    Participants of field trips, retreats, and school programs should connect with their trip leader.

    Summer camp families are asked to send an email to:

  • Can I bring my own food?

    Yes!  If you are attending camp with a group, you are welcome to provide your own meals.

    Many cabins are equipped with refrigerators.  If you are staying in a cabin that does not feature a refrigerator, alternative storage can be arranged.