Camp Jewell YMCA
A BRANCH OF THE YMCA OF GREATER HARTFORD

Adventure Trips

Self Discovery, Exploration, and Community Service

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Family Camp Programs

Where Family and Friends UNPLUG and RECONNECT

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Summer 2015 Registration Now Open

It’s never too early to start planning for camp! Register now for Summer 2015!

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Overnight Camp

Kids feel like they BELONG at Camp Jewell. Everyone is challenged to Be Themselves and to be proud of it…

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Ranch Overnight Camp

The COMMUNITY at Ranch Camp is the strongest in camp.  Kids who love animals feel Connected here…

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Camp Review

“My kids have gone to Jewell for many years. Their experiences there have shaped them. They have leaned valuable social skills which have prepared them for life. Their camp friends are their friends forever and they come from all all walks of life. Best money I have spent on their childhood experiences and they would agree! Camp Jewell is the best!”

Camp Review

“This is the best summer camp ever. This is my second home, the place where I feel the safest, happiest, best. I have been coming to Camp Jewell for 4 years and loved it more each year I went back. The counselors are AMAZING and the people you will meet will stay with you your entire life. I would recommend this camp to anyone.”

Camp Review

Being able to have all 3 children attend this year was great for us parents, giving us comfort that they are well cared-for, and having the ability to support each other while being away from us. We feel that Camp Jewell offers them a chance for independence and responsibility while having fun.

Camp Review

“Camp Jewell is AWESOME! Both of my campers had a great time there, they made lots of new friends that they stay in touch with. The counselors and directors were amazing, the activities fun and most of all my kids begged me to stay! They will definitely be returning!”

Recent Blog Posts

  • ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: DI BARTON BRUCE & AL BRUCE

    Posted by Camp Jewell on Jan 25, 2015 in Blog

    In the fall of 1991 I embarked on the second phase of my journey, travelling through the vast country of USA, full of excitement and ambition to experience as m… More→

  • Happy New Year

    Posted by Camp Jewell on Jan 20, 2015 in Blog

    The start of a new year is always a great time not only to reflect on what you have accomplished, but also to look forward to the year ahead.  As a parent of tw… More→

  • My Y in 6 Words

    Posted by Camp Jewell on Sep 17, 2014 in Blog

    Recently the staff at camp were challenged to  describe what camp means to them in 6 words! It’s amazing what they came up with, now we wonder what does c… More→

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