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Registration for the 2016 season is currently closed.

We will be opening registration for 2017 mid-October!



All About Camp

Camp Burgess for Boys and Camp Hayward for Girls are traditional brother-sister overnight camps located on opposite shores of Spectacle Pond, with one Co-ed Week option in August. Our separate co-ed Teen Program for ages 12-17 offers overnight summer adventure trips, service learning and counselor-in-training programs as well as other year-round opportunities. Our programs provide campers with an engaging and supportive environment that encourages hands-on learning, self-expression, leadership building, and an appreciation for the natural world.

Dates & Rates

Camp Burgess & Hayward offers 7 sessions of traditional overnight camp from June to August and 1 session of co-ed  camp in August.  The co-ed Teen Program for ages 12-17 offers summer adventure trips, service learning and counselor-in-training programs as well as other year-round opportunities.

Summer 2016 Camp Dates & Rates
Summer 2016 Teen Trips Dates & Rates 


Camp Burgess & Hayward Staff Appeal Raises Over $10,500 to Send Kids to Camp!
Posted June 24, 2016
On Thursday evening, more than 150 seasonal Resident Camp staff members gathered for a common cause: to ensure that the life-changing experiences of camp are available to all. Giving from their hearts they donated more than $10,500 for “Camperships” that … Continue reading

Join us for Memorial Day Family Camp!
Posted May 11, 2016
It is becoming increasingly difficult for the modern family to spend quality time together, away from the distractions of day-to-day life. Here at Camp Burgess & Hayward, we strive to eliminate those barriers and allow you to reconnect, by giving you … Continue reading

Call for Spectacle Submissions!
Posted May 10, 2016
Greetings Campers, Parents, Friends & Alumni! We are currently seeking submissions for our next issue of the Spectacle Newsletter! The Spectacle newsletter is your connection to Camp friends and alumni around the world. Distributed electronically throughout year, the publication keeps … Continue reading

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Email a Camper!
Posted June 27, 2016

Join us July 23rd for our Friends & Alumni Reunion!
Posted June 6, 2016
Come home! Join us Saturday, July 23rd for our 4th Annual Friends & Alumni Reunion! The fun begins at noon with check-in at Hayward, and will continue through 5 pm… * Burgess & Hayward Tours * Open Waterfront * Zip … Continue reading

Prepping for Summer? Check out our Parent Guides!
Posted May 9, 2016
Just about everything you need to know to prepare for Camp and Adventure Trips can be found here!   2016 Camp Parent Guide 2016 Adventure Trips Parent Guide Individual Adventure Trips Itineraries & Packing Lists   Still have unanswered Camp … Continue reading

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Share Your Story
Share Your Story

Posted November 4, 2015

I'm Sarah Tanner, and I first attended Camp Burgess in 5th grade for a school trip... We went for three days and I absolutely fell in love! I begged my mom to sign me up that summer, but Camp Hayward was full, so the next summer we tried again. I w... Continue Reading