The following testimonials are quoted from our voluntary online survey. These surveys are submitted by our camp community, reflecting on their experience at BDC last summer.


  What our Campers say about BDC:

BDC is my favorite camp. I love the activities and the counselors too.” – Camper from Brewster, MA

BDC has the best camp atmosphere, the kindest people, and the most fun activities! By far, it is the best camp I have ever been to. I really enjoyed how I could make so many choices in what I wanted to do each day.” – Camper from Newton, MA

I loved the spirit of the camp counselors and singing songs.” – Camper from Palm City, FL

The staff is super nice!” – Camper from Washington, D.C.

“I loved seeing my friends again, off-campus trips, and just being with the fun staff.” – Camper from Belmont, MA

Every single day was great.” – Camper from Italy

I love that my friends return year after year.” – Camper from Edina, MN


  What our Families say about BDC:

Family TestimonialsYou hire amazing talent to inspire and guide our children every summer every day, all day. They build confidence in every camper.” – Family from Brewster, MA

The camp is so well-organized. The staff is key. The weekly activities and specials are so much fun. Off-campus trips provide experiences we may not get to do outside of camp.” Family from Easton, MA





My daughter was happy each day that she came home, and she wished that she could have spent more time at camp. She made friends, enjoyed her time with her counselor, and her activities. The variety of activities was great.” – Family from Chicago, IL

We live in London and summer camp is not part of the culture in the UK like it is in the States. BDC offers an idyllic day camp experience full of great fun, creativity, friendship, nature, sports and inspiring leaders.” – Family from England

Your hiring skills are incredible! All of the staff are professional and care so much about the kids. I talked to the Hill Head on the last day of camp and he had so many great and genuine things to say about our child! The office staff does a great job with communications and follow up too.” – Family from Harwich, MA

We had an amazing experience for [our] first time on Mariners Hill. Our son woke up excited to attend every day of the summer and came home exhausted and dirty, as promised! Thank you for an amazing and memorable summer; we appreciate all your support and attention to our young son.” – Family from Orleans, MA


  What our Staff Members say about BDC:

I loved being back at camp this past summer – it filled something inside me that was missing. You have made BDC into such a loving and energized place.” – Staff Member from Orleans, MA

I love BDC and being given the opportunity to spend time there this summer was amazing! I love working with you and everyone else at your incredible camp. I truly believe I have grown so much through my experiences working at BDC and it has been amazing to watch the campers and staff grow alongside me. Thank you for five unforgettable summers and I hope for more in the future, even if they are just visits!”  – Staff Member from Boston, MA

The staff was open, attentive and cooperative with all aspects of the camp day. Campers engaged and challenging themselves in their activities. Staffing was organized, flowing and successful. Great summer!” – Staff Member from Sandwich, MA

There is a wonderful, caring staff at BDC. Great role models – fostering kindness, good spirit, fun, friendship and cooperation.” – Staff Member & BDC Alumnus from Brewster, MA