Camp Burgess & Hayward
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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.
The Burgess Blog
Posted March 7, 2014
Treasures in Storage It’s about that time of year, for me at least, to clean out the office again here at camp. Well, to be honest, I actually spend a lot of time cleaning and organizing the various areas in … Continue reading
Unplug & Reconnect
Posted March 6, 2014
Cultivating a Charitable Spirit A great way to get kids to “reconnect” to humanity, is by getting them engaged in a cause that allows them to give back on some level, whether it be through a neighborhood charity, community organization, or local … Continue reading
Meet Our Summer Staff
Posted March 5, 2014
Erica Nickname: erka School: Ridge High School Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ Position: Counselor Number of years at camp: 7th summer Interest Group: taught canoeing in 2013 Favorite Camp Activity: everything on the waterfront Favorite Camp Song: Princess Pat Some fun facts … Continue reading
Help us FUNdraise! Set up your Polar Bear Plunge donation page!
Posted February 25, 2014
YOU can help support… Camp Burgess & Hayward’s Annual Campaign Event Join us in FUNdraising! All proceeds benefit the Campership Fund! Setting up your… PERSONAL DONATION PAGE is easy and fun – and only takes 5 minutes! 1. Click on … Continue reading
Camp’s Master Plan
Posted February 11, 2014
Camp provides an unparalleled, life-long impact in a distinctive environment, to each and every person who takes part in our programs. For this reason, our goal is to attract and serve a larger and broader-reaching base of campers and retreat … Continue reading
Camp Burgess & Hayward Employs A Diverse, International Staff
Posted January 20, 2014
The Camp Burgess & Hayward Summer Camp Directors arrived in the UK on Friday, to attend the first of several summer camp recruitment fairs. A competitively sought after camp for internationals hoping to garner a summer experience abroad working with children, Camp Burgess & … Continue reading
Share Your Story
Posted February 10, 2014