Camp Bernie


Experience the adventure of overnight camp at YMCA Camp Bernie, a branch of the Ridgewood YMCA!

YMCA Camp Bernie’s Overnight Camp is a traditional, co-ed program for kids entering grades 2-10 next year. Campers are grouped into living units by age and gender, with each unit divided into cabins composed of 8-10 campers and 2-3 counselors. Our traditions and camp spirit unite our overall camp community as campers are kept busy through instructional activities, structured free play and memorable all camp activities for each two week session.

Come to our Open HouseOur overnight camp program is intentionally and specifically designed for campers to have fun, while realizing their individual and collective potential. An overnight camp experience is a once in a lifetime opportunity for children to gain a sense of independence with the freedom to be themselves.

YMCA Camp Bernie provides an exciting, safe community for campers to enjoy the outdoors and build lifelong memories and friendships. Our incredible variety of activities allow campers to build confidence, try new things and have fun. A combination of personal choice activities and scheduled programming means that campers have the freedom to customize their experience.

Activities including swimming, arts and crafts, basketball, archery, climbing tower, volleyball, canoeing, mountain biking and much, much more. Our staff are positive role models who are extensively pre-screened and trained to ensure that all counselors are mature, patient, skilled and responsible.

For further details, contact YMCA CAMP BERNIE at
phone: (908) 832-5315
Fax: (908) 832-9078
Email: Victoria Bennet

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