Latest News & Events

COVID-19 Update—Barton Camps Will Not Operate This Summer

It is with a very heavy heart and great sadness that I share the news that The Barton Center camps will not operate this summer. This was not an easy decision but one we all feel is in the best interest of our campers, staff, volunteers, families and friends. Please click here for more information. Find us on facebook and instagram for virtual camper activities!

Support Barton During COVID-19 Closure

So many have reached out to us to see how they can donate after we shared the sad news that The Barton Center camps will not operate this summer. We have created a FirstGiving page to simplify things for those who wish to make a donation. You may donate directly to the page or create your own fundraising page to raise funds for The Barton Center during this difficult time. Click here for FirstGiving.


As the nation continues to reel on the unprecedented issue facing the coronavirus, camp has also been updating procedures, policies, and emergency plans. Please click here for Barton’s policies and cancellations regarding coronavirus.


Barton FirstGiving Campaigns

Support one of our campaigns on FirstGiving. This is an easy way to make online donations directly to the campaign of your choice. Make a donation to the general campership fund or directly to a particular camper’s fundraising page or to events like our Annual Barton Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament and more.


Life is Good Partnership

We are thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Life is Good in 2020. The Life is Good motive is to spread the power of optimism through their ten superpowers – gratitude, creativity, authenticity, love, courage, compassion, simplicity, humor, openness, and fun. This summer, you’ll find our staff spreading optimism with the help of Life is Good. As part of our partnership, we are pleased to announce that they are offering a custom 25% off Friends and Family discount to be extended to Barton families and community for all Life is Good products.