Alumni

"To be able to be at camp and learn in a caring environment and to share the challenges of living with diabetes with a friend is the gift of a lifetime."

Whether you're a Clara Barton Camp alumna or a Camp Joslin alumnus, you'll always have a camp to call your own at The Barton Center.  No matter how young or old you are or how far away you live, we're here for YOU!  Former campers and staff return to The Barton Center each year for alumni events, to serve as a volunteer for weekend and summer programs, and to help raise campership funds. Barton alumni keep Clara Barton Camp and Camp Joslin in their hearts all year round and are committed to "giving back" and ensuring that campers today, receive the same benefits as they did.  Please  Stay In Touch so we can keep you connected with your friends and keep you informed of everything Barton!

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Upcoming Alumni Events

October 29, 2016   Annual Auction 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Please join us at the Penta Dining Hall at Camp Joslin for our annual auction.  The evening will feature both silent & live auctions, appetizers, dinner, and desserts. For information or for sponsorship opportunities, please click here or call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

August 5, 2017  Clara Barton Camp Alumni Day  11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE! Join the fun and catch up with camp friends at Clara Barton Camp. Family and friends are welcome. The day includes tours, lunch, and an activity with the campers. To register or for questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org. In 2018, there will be an Alumni Day at Camp Joslin.

Recent Alumni Events

August 6, 2016    Camp Joslin Alumni Day  11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come join the fun and catch up with camp friends at Camp Joslin. Family and friends are welcome. The day includes tours, lunch and activities. Please RSVP by July 22nd by calling 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org. In 2017, there will be an alumni day at Clara Barton Camp.

May 14, 2016    SLAMDiabetes Barton Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament
SAVE THE DATE—you don't want to miss this! Start putting your team together now! Teams, increase your power ranking by beginning your fundraising now on FirstGiving. Spectators and supporters, bring the family and come cheer on your favorite team as they compete for the Tournament Championship at Camp Joslin in a fun-filled day highlighted by opening ceremonies, home run derby, children’s activities and more. You can support your favorite team in their fundraising efforts through FirstGiving by clicking here. For questions or more information, please contact Lindsay Charest at 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email lindsay.charest@bartoncenter.org. Please click here for the SLAMDiabetes website.

November 7, 2015   Clara Barton Camp Alumni Day  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.--CANCELED
Unfortunately we did not receive enough interest in this event and had to cancel it. We encourage you to attend other special events throughout the year as a way to reconnect with other alumni.
New program designed with education, reconnection and support in mind! Family and friends are welcome. This fun day at Clara Barton Camp will feature a guest speaker, lunch & mingling and a campfire. There will be a children's activity during the guest speaker portion of the event. Please RSVP by filling out the attached form and returning with payment to The Barton Center. To register and pay with a credit card, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003. If you have any questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org. In 2016, there will be an Alumni Day at Camp Joslin.

October 24, 2015 Annual Auction 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Please join us at the Penta Dining Hall at Camp Joslin for our annual auction hosted by Clara Barton Camp and Camp Joslin alumni.  The evening will feature both silent & live auctions, appetizers, dinner, desserts, and dancing. For information or for sponsorship opportunities, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

May 16, 2015 SLAMDiabetes Barton Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament-Begins at 8:30 a.m.
Bring the family and come cheer on your favorite team as they compete for the Tournament Championship in a fun-filled day highlighted by opening ceremonies, home run derby, children’s activities and more. Join the fun and support your favorite team in their fundraising efforts through FirstGiving by clicking here. For questions or more information, please contact Lindsay Charest at 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email lindsay.charest@bartoncenter.org.  Please click here for the SLAMDiabetes website.

 

Facebook Group

Join our Barton Facebook Group--connect with old friends and make new ones.  Men of Camp Joslin and women of Clara Barton Camp are equally welcome to join.  We want to encourage our alumni to participate for mutual support and an opportunity to share ideas and thoughts about your diabetes (then and now), camp issues (then and now), and ways you can support The Barton Center and each other.  Click here for the Barton Facebook Group.