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Registration is now open for Summer 2017! Register by December 31st to receive a limited edition Camp Burgess & Hayward T-Shirt on Check-In Day!

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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 Adventure Trips 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 Adventure Trips Program for ages 12-17 offers 6-day trips, service learning and counselor-in-training programs as well as other year-round opportunities.

Summer 2017 Camp Dates & Rates
Summer 2017 Adventure Trips Dates & Rates


April Vacation Camp is in Full Swing
Posted April 19, 2017
This week we have welcomed campers both old and new to Camp Burgess for April Vacation Camp! On Monday we started out with some fun games and team-building initiatives before our opening campfire filled with songs, jokes, and skits.   … Continue reading

Volunteer with Burgess & Hayward Road Crew!
Posted April 6, 2017
Cape Cod Canal Clean-Up ~ Earth Day Celebration! The Burgess & Hayward Road Crew will be holding its last event before Volunteer Day! We’ll be participating in the Cape Cod Canal Clean-Up, organized in partnership between AmeriCorps Cape Cod and … Continue reading

Trips Tuesday
Posted March 21, 2017
Spring is here and our programs are filling up! Take a look at our website if you are interested in registering for Adventure Trips this summer. We are very excited to offer a range of trips for teens to choose … Continue reading

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Information for April Vacation 2017 Registrants
Posted April 7, 2017
Please click here for packing list and more Information for 2017 April Vacation Camp Registrants

Join us for the First Dunk!
Posted February 23, 2017
Please join us for the First Dunk!   Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 10 am at  Camp Burgess, 75 Stowe Road, Sandwich, MA.  The “First Dunk” is a family-friendly community event, featuring a basketball tournament, camp games, zip-lining, raffles, a cookout … Continue reading

Join us for the Taste of the South Shore!
Posted February 16, 2017
Please join us for this extraordinary event in support of the South Shore YMCA’s camps and youth programming… With your support we will be able to continue to make our life-changing experiences accessible to all! Learn more and purchase tickets, … 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