Camp Jewell YMCA
A BRANCH OF THE YMCA OF GREATER HARTFORD

Location & Directions

Camp Jewell YMCA is conveniently located in the Northwest corner of Connecticut close to Route 8. We are less than 2 1/2 hours from New York City and Boston, 1 hour from Hartford, and less than 1.5 hours from Fairfield County.

From Albany

Take I-90, (Mass Pike) Exit 2, proceed east on Rt. 20 (7 miles), then south on Rt. 8 (20 miles). Go 3.6 miles after crossing the CT Border (marked with a sign), and turn RIGHT onto SANDY BROOK RD. Sandy Brook winds along the brook for 4.4 miles till you come to a stop sign (your first one). Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 183, and proceed .5 miles till you see the signs into Camp Jewell. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell.

From Boston

I-90, (Mass Pike) Exit 3, go south on Rt. 202 (8 miles). Then take Rt. #57 west to New Boston (17 miles). Rt. 57 will intersect with Rt. #8 at a stop sign after a long descent down hill. Turn LEFT onto Rt. 8. You’ll be going south. Go 3.6 miles after crossing the CT Border (marked with a sign), and turn RIGHT onto SANDY BROOK RD. Sandy Brook winds along the brook for 4.4 miles till you come to a stop sign (your first one). Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 183, and proceed .5 miles till you see the signs into Camp Jewell. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell.

From Hartford

Rt. #44 (Albany Ave.) to Winsted. Rt. 44 is also Main Street in Winsted. As you begin to leave town you’ll notice a blinking yellow caution light, and sign for Colebrook and Rt. #183. Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 183 and head north 7.2 miles through Colebrook. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell.

From Bridgeport

Take Rt. #8 North to Winsted. Turn right (west) on Rt. 44. Rt. 44 is also Main Street in Winsted. As you begin to leave town you’ll notice a blinking yellow caution light, and sign for Colebrook and Rt. #183. Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 183 and head north 7.2 miles through Colebrook. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell.

From New York City

Take I-95 to Rt. 8 North OR make your way to I-84 East to Rt. 8 North to Winsted. Turn right (west) on Rt. 44. Rt. 44 is also Main Street in Winsted. As you begin to leave town you’ll notice a blinking yellow caution light, and sign for Colebrook and Rt. #183. Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 183 and head north 7.2 miles through Colebrook. There is a Camp Jewell sign indicating a RIGHT turn onto PROCK HILL RD, and into Camp Jewell.

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