YMCA 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.

Summer Camp Dates & Rates
Summer 2014 Teen Trips Dates & Rates  

Summer 2014 Teen Trips Block Calendar

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Unplug & Reconnect
Posted January 29, 2015
The Burgess Farm sets Camp Burgess & Hayward apart from other resident camps by offering interactive, real-world experiences at a working organic farm. The Burgess Farm was recently featured in the Seed Savers Exchange’s annual report as an exemplary organization … Continue reading

Fresh from the Farm
Posted January 26, 2015
The storm is rolling in, and the farm is ready for snow! The goats are already camped out in their house, the rabbits are snug in the greenhouse, and the chickens have all roosted for the night already. The sheep, … Continue reading

Unplug & Reconnect
Posted January 22, 2015
Camp Burgess & Hayward Employs A Diverse, International Staff The Camp Burgess & Hayward Summer Camp Directors are currently in the UK attending several summer camp recruitment fairs. A competitively sought after camp for internationals hoping to garner a summer experience abroad working … Continue reading

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Call for Spectacle Submissions!
Posted January 26, 2015
Greetings Campers, Parents, Friends & Alumni! We are currently seeking submissions for the Winter 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

What are YOU doing February vacation?
Posted January 15, 2015
Consider joining us for our… SKI & SNOWBOARD ADVENTURE February 15-20, 2015 — $730 The best way to spend February vacation is on the White Mountains with friends! We visit four mountains, while still finding time to snow tube, ice … Continue reading

Camp Wrapping at Derby Street
Posted December 15, 2014
Get your presents wrapped Camp style! This Saturday, December 20th 8am-8pm Barnes & Noble Derby Street Shoppes Hingham, MA Many Camp Burgess & Hayward staff members will be spreading the holiday cheer at the Barnes & Noble at Derby Street … Continue reading

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Posted February 10, 2014

Canoeing "Camp Burgess & Hayward is not just a camp, it's a place that pushes you to do and be your best."