YMCA CAMP BURGESS & HAYWARD

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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 

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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

Camp’s Capital Campaign
Posted April 27, 2016
Situated on over 300 acres of pristine woodlands and two sparkling freshwater ponds, Camp Burgess (est. 1928) & Hayward (est. 1960) has been a leader in Massachusetts camping for over 80 years… YOU LEAVE CAMP, BUT IT NEVER LEAVES YOU. The … Continue reading

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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

Hayward Derby
Posted May 6, 2016
With the Kentucky Derby taking place this weekend, we  want to take the time to appreciate our camp horses. They maybe not be racing at Churchill Downs in Louisville, but they are finalists in our camp categories. Please vote for your … Continue reading

Camp’s Capital Campaign
Posted April 27, 2016
Situated on over 300 acres of pristine woodlands and two sparkling freshwater ponds, Camp Burgess (est. 1928) & Hayward (est. 1960) has been a leader in Massachusetts camping for over 80 years… YOU LEAVE CAMP, BUT IT NEVER LEAVES YOU. The … Continue reading

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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