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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.

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


Camp Burgess & Hayward: The Sky’s The Limit!
Posted February 11, 2016
Break up the winter months, by joining us for some pre-Camp fun! And, discover why at Camp, the sky’s the limit… Experience the SSYMCA’s brand new Sky Trail® Explorer! The Sky Trail® Explorer is an indoor, adventure-based ropes course offering … Continue reading

Save the Date for our Annual “First Dip!”
Posted February 2, 2016
4th ANNUAL “FIRST DIP!”  Sunday, April 17th at 2:30 pm ~ Spectacle Pond, Camp Burgess   All proceeds will benefit the Campership Fund, which provides assistance to children, who otherwise would be unable to experience Camp. “Without your support, my son … Continue reading

Save the Date for our Friends & Alumni Reunion: Saturday, July 23, 2016!
Posted January 26, 2016
We are so excited about this year’s Reunion – we hope you are too! Please save the date, and check our Friends & Alumni page for registration information and event details, coming soon!

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Join Us for April Vacation Camp!
Posted January 26, 2016
APRIL VACATION CAMP Missing camp? Join us at Camp Burgess and Hayward during your school break for a week of fun, laughter and friendship. Participate in traditional camp activities, such as the climbing tower, waterfront fun, sports, arts and crafts, … Continue reading

Last Call for Early Registration Shirts
Posted December 30, 2015
Tell your friends to register soon to have a bunk this summer! Only $245 is due at time of registration and guarantees your spot for the summer. Wait lists will begin in January, so don’t delay! All campers that are … Continue reading

Hingham Panera Fundraiser!
Posted December 16, 2015
Stop into Panera Bread® Hingham on December 19 and as a result of your participation 10-20% of qualifying sales will be donated directly to CAMP BURGESS & HAYWARD! DATE: Saturday, December 19 TIME: 6am—9pm PLACE: Panera Bread, Hingham 92 Derby … Continue reading

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Share Your Story

Posted November 4, 2015

My name is Sophie Hauck, and I attended Camp Hayward for the first time in 2015...
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Camp Hayward gives you this special feeling, like you don’t know where you’re going, yet you know you’ll find your ... Continue Reading