YMCA Camp Bernie is the perfect location for your next school club’s outing. Whether you are a peer leadership group looking to cultivate the next generation’s humanitarians or an extracurricular group looking for some traditional bonding in an unconventional setting—we’re the space for you. We offer a large variety of programming with different package options to fit your needs as a group.

Activities

Camp Bernie offers a plethora of other activities which incorporate team-building. Specifically, the majority of our challenge elements offer opportunities for groups to work together in order to provide thrilling experiences that come partnered with self-growth and team bonding. Schedules can be customized to fit your needs, allowing you to integrate your own program, if needed.

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An orange wooden cabin.

Accommodations

Camp Bernie has a variety of different accommodations to fit the needs of your group. From larger options to smaller ones, we can often offer the ability to separate housing by gender, or other criteria, based on the specific needs of our groups.

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Sample Schedule

Friday

Time Activity
6:00-7:00p Arrival & Orientation
7:00-8:00p Settle into Cabins
8:00-9:00p Evening Activity
9:00-10:00p Free Time in Cabins
10:00p Quiet Hours Begin

Saturday

Time Activity
7:45a Waiters to Dining Hall
8:00-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-10:30a Activity 1
10:30-10:45a Bathroom/Water Break
10:45a-12:15p Activity 2
12:15p Waiters to Dining Hall
12:30-1:30p Lunch
1:30-3:00p Activity 3
3:00-3:15p Bathroom/Water Break
3:15-4:45p Activity 4
4:45-5:45p Cabin/Court Time
5:45p Waiters to Dining Hall
6:00-7:00p Dinner
7:00-8:00p Cabin/Court Time
8:00-9:00p Campfire
9:00-10:00p Free Time in Cabins
10:00-11:00p Quiet Hours Begin

Sunday

Time Activity
7:30a Pack Up Cabins
7:45a Waiters to Dining Hall
8:00-9:00a Breakfast
9:00-10:30a Activity 5
10:30-10:45a Bathroom/Water Break
10:45a-12:15p Activity 6
12:15p Waiters to Dining Hall
12:30-1:30p Lunch
1:30p Departure

Kids need camp more than ever this summer!

Based on indications from Governor Murphy, YMCA Camp Bernie is planning to start Day Camp on June 22 and Overnight Camp on June 28.  We are working to implement new procedures to address COVID-19 into our summer camp programs for summer 2020 which will be posted here in the next week.

New to Camp Bernie?  Join us for our Virtual Open Houses on May 31st.  

1pm - Day Camp  Click here to RSVP

2:30pm - Overnight Camp  Click here to RSVP

 

Existing Camper Families please join us for our Virtual Town Hall on May 31st at 11am.  Click here to RSVP

To register for Family Archery, please call 908-832-5315 or email capsley@campbernieymca.org