Recent Events

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 4pm to Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 8pm

Calling all Lions--this day is for you! Bring the entire family and spend a relaxing afternoon at Camp Joslin in Charlton, MA. Please note the new location this year at Camp Joslin.  Join staff and campers for dinner and a campfire. This special thank you begins at 4 p.m. Please RSVP by calling 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.  Prize awarded to the club with the most participants.

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 12pm

Check out our Online Auction which runs June 6th through July 11th. We have many exciting items to choose from including Red Sox tickets, Bret Michaels concert tickets, 2-night stay at Orlando World Center Marriott, passes to Storrs Adventure Park where you’ll enjoy zip lining and climbing, a weekend at Holiday Inn Capitol in Washington, DC, and more!

ATTENTION ALL CAMPERS, ALUMNI, AND OTHERS! We have one very unique item up for bid--a "Hike to Heck" at Camp Joslin. This mud-filled hike is a camper favorite! The muddy adventure is for a group of 8 people. For more details about this item, please click here.

Funds raised from the auction will go directly to our campership fund so that no children with T1D will be turned away from Barton programs because they can't afford it.

Please click here to view all items and begin bidding!

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 12pm

This tournament is presented by TransCanda’s Ocean State Power.   Enjoy a day of golf at the beautiful Crystal Lake Golf Club in Burrillville, Rhode Island.  Your day of golf includes lunch, dinner, prizes, raffles and more.  Please click on the links for the flyer with more information and the registration form.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 9am to Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 1pm

The Hot Heads Car Club of Oxford, MA, is hosting a Car Show at Greenbriar Park, Route 12, North Oxford, MA, (Exit 5 off Rt. 395).  All proceeds from the event will be donated to The Barton Center!  Spectators are FREE!  The event includes a live DJ, 50/50 raffle and door prize.  Please visit the club's facebook page for more info.

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 9am to Friday, June 13, 2014 - 4pm

Hosted by the Oxford Lions, this annual event will be held at the Pine Ridge Country Club in North Oxford, MA.  This event is always a lot of fun, complete with contests, raffles, prizes and lunch!  Please click on the links for a registration form and sponsor form.  For questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

Friday, June 13, 2014 (All day)

Hosted by Skip and Diane Gianocostas, this fun event is held at the Wayland Country Club in Wayland, MA. Please click here for a registration form.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 9am to Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 6pm

SAVE THE DATE-you don't want to miss this!  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.  Join the fun as we raise campership money for children to attend Barton programs!  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.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9am to Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 3pm

Spend the day getting Clara Barton Camp and Camp Joslin ready for the summer!  You choose which camp you would like to work at for the day.  This is a great way to earn your own camp fee or raise money for someone else!  Collect pledges from family and friends for each hour of work you donate to camp.  Please RSVP by calling 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003, email events@bartoncenter.org, or by registering online. Please click here for a pledge sheet.  Simplify your fundraising efforts by creating your own individual fundraising page. Just go to our event on FirstGiving, click on the green Fundraise button and follow the prompts to create your page. If you have any questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email  events@bartoncenter.org.  Lunch is provided.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 1pm to Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 4pm

Thinking about attending summer camp?  This is your opportunity to come to camp to see what Barton summer camp programs are like at Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin, and Barton Day Camps!  Spend the afternoon enjoying a sample of camp life.  Choose to spend time at Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin or the Barton Day Camp program.  Snacks and laughs are on the menu!  All participants must REGISTER to attend by calling 508-987-2056, Ext. 2000, by mailing in the printable registration form, or by registering online.

Saturday, March 15, 2014 (All day)

Registration begins at noon. Walkers start at 12:30 p.m. Runners start at 1 p.m.

Sign up for this annual four-mile sanctioned event!  All are welcome!  Recruit family and friends to walk or run with you to help raise money through pledges toward your summer camp fee or for the general campership fund.  This event is followed by a delicious buffet and an awards ceremony.  Pre-register by March 3rd and get a t-shirt.  Please click on the links for a Registration Form, Sponsor Form, or Pledge Sheet.  You may also register online by clicking here.  Simplify your fundraising efforts by creating your own individual fundraising page. Just go to our event on FirstGiving, click on the green Fundraise button and follow the prompts to create your page.  If you have any questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email events@bartoncenter.org.

Friday, February 14, 2014 (All day)

Come join the fun at Webster Lake, Memorial Beach, in Webster, MA, and help raise money for the resident camp program at Camp Joslin.  Avid angler Dan Kenney, host of the television program "Go Fish with Dan Kenney" hosts this fun-filled event.  All ages are welcome.  Children aged twelve and under fish for free.  First and second place prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: bass, perch, and pickerel.  All registrants are eligible for prizes in the hourly drawings.  Please click here for the flyer and more information or go to  www.gofishdan.com.

Friday, December 20, 2013 (All day)

Do your holiday shopping and support The Barton Center!  Beginning on November 22nd and running thru December 20th at noon, The Barton Center will host an Online Holiday Auction.  Go to BiddingForGood.com to begin shopping! 

Many items to choose from!  Bose Wave Radio III, Hanover Theater tickets to Seinfeld show, restaurant gift cards, travel, family fun, sports items & more!

100% of the funds raised from this event will go to our campership fund so that no children with Type 1 diabetes will be turned away from a Barton program because they can’t afford it.

Let the bidding begin!

Saturday, November 2, 2013 (All day)

The Lions Club of the Brookfields and The North Brookfield Youth Center present a fun 5-mile Road Race/Walk through scenic North Brookfield. The race begins and ends at the Brookfield Apple Orchard, 12 Lincoln Road, North Brookfield, MA. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with walkers leaving at 9:30 a.m. and runners beginning at 10 a.m. All proceeds from this event benefit Clara Barton Camp and the Diabetes Research Team at University of Massachusetts. For more information, please click here.