Specialty activities, sports, aquatics included in new programs
Camp Bournedale, the region’s premiere overnight camp for boys for more than 75 years, has redesigned their summer camp program offerings to suit the flexibility needs of today’s family. For the first time ever, programs offered in summer 2014 are available in short stays, with customized activities and daily transportation as needed.
Boys Day Camp
In its premiere season, Bournedale’s day camp promises to be a popular addition to the local camp scene. Boys age 8 to 14 enjoy the spectacular amenities that have long been featured at Bournedale’s renowned facilities from Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm, transportation is available. Sessions are available on a week by week basis, with multiple week registration available at a $50 discount. A $50 discount is available for multiple sibling registration. Day camp sessions run from June 30 through July 4, July 7 through 11, July 21 through July 25, and July 28 through August 1, August 4 through August 8. Campers enjoy all the amenities available at Bournedale, including excellent waterfront programs with Red Cross certified swim instruction, tubing, knee boarding, waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking. Team sports including soccer, lacrosse, flag football, street hockey are featured. Optional golf activies, including instruction at Atlantic Country Club, allows campers to golf daily at 1 of 3 local courses. Greens fees incur an additional minimal charge. Individual activities include fishing on Great Herring Pond in Bournedale’s pontoon boat, outstanding tennis instruction and sports competition. Lunch will be served to all campers and is included. Arts and crafts, rocketry, model building and soap box derby are also available. Six sessions are available this summer, either as general camp sessions, or focused on specialties as requested. Sessions will run from June 30 through July 4 (opening session); July 7 through July 11 (optional focus: tennis); July 14 through July 18 (optional focus: marine science); July 21 through July 25 (optional focus: soccer); July 28 through August 1 (optional focus: marine science); August 4 through August 8 (optional focus: soccer).
Introductory Overnight Boys Camp
Bournedale’s 10-day all-inclusive introductory overnight program suits first time boy campers age 8 to 14 perfectly. Four sessions are available for summer 2014, running from June 30 through July 9, July 10 through 19, July 21 through July 30, and July 31 through August 9. Campers enjoy all the amenities available at Bournedale, including excellent waterfront programs with Red Cross certified swim instruction, tubing, knee boarding, waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking. Skilled instruction and play in all team and individual sports including lacrosse, tennis, golf on 3 top local courses, arts and crafts, rocketry, model building and soap box derby are also available. Off-site outing trips may include destinations like whale watching, go cart courses, or water slides.
In additional, Bournedale’s renowned traditional overnight boy’s summer camp programs are available in 3 ½ week and 7 weeks sessions.
Visitors during camp weeks are welcome and encouraged. To learn more about all of Camp Bournedale’s summer programs, or to register for camp, please call 508-888-2634 or visit www.campbournedale.com.
About Camp Bournedale and Bournedale Function Facility
Camp Bournedale is the premier boy’s summer camp celebrating 76 years as the ultimate camping experience with a commitment to excellence. Founded by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Gerson, the family-owned tradition continues through their son, Director Arnie Gerson. Accommodating just 140 boys from ages 7 to 16, Camp Bournedale is located on beautiful Great Herring Pond. Summer camp incorporates structured sports, activity programs and free play in a safe, enthusiastic atmosphere. Renowned for superb athletic instruction and facilities, the property boasts seven tennis courts, two ball fields, and two outdoor basketball courts, all lighted for night play. Outstanding training clinics are held in tennis, golf, soccer, and basketball. An exciting water sports program includes swimming tubing, waterskiing, knee boarding, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, giant water trampoline and scuba diving instruction. Facilities include modern cabins staffed by trained counselors. Camp Bournedale is also home to the Bournedale Function Facility, the ideal Massachusetts coastal region destination for weddings, corporate outings, business and political events, holiday and private parties and retreats. Camp Bournedale is located at 110 Valley Road, Plymouth, 508-888-2634. For more information, follow us on Facebook or visit www.campbournedale.com .