Every year we raise funds through the Annual Campaign to provide “Camperships” to those families in need. Our goal is to help children who would otherwise not be able to experience all that Camp Burgess & Hayward has to offer, get to Camp. We provide children with a safe and nurturing environment, where they are able to develop positive relationships, achieve personal goals, and embark upon new endeavors.

Last year, your generous gifts helped ensure that no child’s financial situation prevented them from participating in programs at Camp Burgess & Hayward — over 300 children were awarded scholarships to take part in our Overnight Camps, Adventure Trips and Outdoor Education programs.


Our online giving page is convenient and secure. Donate or begin fundraising on our behalf, with your own personal giving page, today!

How does my donation help?

100% of your tax-deductible contribution will go directly to helping us give the gift of camp to every child that wants to attend. With your assistance, we will ensure that no child’s financial situation prevents them from participating in our programs.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

The South Shore YMCA is a 501(c)3 organization. We will mail you an acknowledgement of your donation for your records.

Ways to give

If you would like more information about contributing to our Campership Fund, or would like to learn about other ways to give including Capital, Endowment and Planned Gifts please contact Meghan Hill at (508) 428-2571, ext. 101, or at mhill@ssymca.org

2016 Pledge Card

Camp’s Capital Campaign