Recent Events

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 4pm to Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 8pm

Calling all Lions--this day is for you! Bring the entire family and spend a relaxing afternoon at Clara Barton Camp in North Oxford, MA. 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

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 1pm

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 a box lunch and barbecue dinner, prizes, raffles and more.  Please click on the links for the flyer with more information and the registration form.

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 9am to Friday, June 19, 2015 - 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

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 9am to Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 1pm

The Hot Heads Car Club of Oxford, MA, is hosting its 2nd Annual Benefit Car Show at Singletary Rod & Gun Club, 300 Sutton Avenue, Oxford, MA, (Exit 4 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 table raffle.  Please click here for more information.

Sunday, May 31, 2015 (All day)

Exciting news to share! Bret Michaels is coming to Indian Ranch in Webster, MA, on Sunday, May 31st for a special show hosted by Adrian and Teriann Krasinskas to support The Barton Center!  Special guest FireHouse will perform at 1:30 pm on the main stage and Barton employee Tom Racine’s band—Hero on Hold will be performing at 12:30 pm on the Corral Stage!  Proceeds from this event will benefit The Barton Center campership fund which helps economically disadvantaged children with type 1 diabetes attend our educational, recreational and support programs which inspire and empower.  Please click here for ticket information.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (All day)

You don't want to miss this, come join the fun! 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. The event begins at 9 a.m. You can support your favorite team in their fundraising efforts through FirstGiving by clicking here. To sign up your team, please click here for a Registration Form. The team registration deadline is March 22nd. Please click here for a pledge sheet or do your team fundraising on FirstGiving. For questions or more information, please contact Lindsay Charest at 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email Please click here for the SLAMDiabetes website. 

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9am to Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 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.  Come for the full day or part of the day—any and all help greatly appreciated. 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 click here for registration.  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.orgLunch is provided.

There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive in the Chabot Health and Education Center at 60 Clara Barton Road, North Oxford, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during Spring Work Day.  To schedule an appointment please call 1-800-Red Cross or go to to schedule your appointment.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 2pm to Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 5pm

Please join us at our first ever Spring Tasting! This fundraising event will raise money for our Campership Fund to help children with type 1 diabetes attend Barton camp programs. The event will take place at the beautiful, Blissful Meadows Golf Club in Douglas, MA. A variety of wine, beer, and liquor vendors will be available for tastings. There will be music, cash bar, light appetizers and a raffle! Please click here for more details and tickets or call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email For sponsorship opportunities, please click here.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2pm to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 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 two hours enjoying a sample of camp life—this is a scheduled program that runs from 2 to 4 p.m.  You choose which camp program you would like to visit—Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin or the Barton Day Camp program.  Snacks and laughs are on the menu!  All participants must REGISTER to attend.  Please mail in the printable registration form or click here for online registration.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 (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.  Please note that we have a new route this year.  Click here to see the new route.   Click here to see photos from 2014.

Pre-register by March 2nd 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

Saturday, February 21, 2015 (All day)

Due to all the recent major snowstorms with more storms predicted, this event has been canceled. 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  Due to recent major snowstorms, this date is tentative.

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 10am to Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 3pm

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in The Barton Center's Chabot Health & Education Center at 60 Clara Barton Road, North Oxford, MA.  The Clara Barton Birthplace Museum will also be open for those interested in touring the museum for free.  For more information or for questions, please call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email

Sunday, November 30, 2014 (All day)

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.  We hope you will join us in our month-long campaign of fundraising for our Campership Fund.  Diabetes does not discriminate based on finances and neither do we, but we need your help!  100% of the funds raised will help a child with diabetes attend summer camp or other year-round programming with a focus on diabetes education.  Please click here to visit our campaign on FirstGiving.

Saturday, November 1, 2014 (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.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 (All day)

Event begins at 10:30 a.m.

Challenging, hilly half marathon & speedy 5K begin & end at Marathon Park, 350 Pleasant Street, Ashland, MA, the original starting line area for the first 27 Boston Marathons. Join Bill Rodgers & discover the history and then make some of your own.

The Ashland Sporting Association will donate $5 to The Barton Center for each person who registers under The Barton Center 5k team and $10 for every person who registers under The Barton Center team for the half marathon.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6pm to Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10pm

Please join us at the Penta Dining Hall at Camp Joslin in Charlton, MA, for our annual auction hosted by the Alumni Association.  The evening will feature both silent and live auctions, appetizers, dinner, desserts, and dancing.  For information or for sponsorship opportunities, please click here or call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003 or email

Monday, October 6, 2014 (All day)

Do your holiday shopping early and support The Barton Center!  Beginning on October 6th and running thru November 10th at noon, The Barton Center will host a Pre-Holiday Online Auction.  Many items to choose from!  Jamaican vacation for 10, dinner at Viva Bene and Jay Leno at Hanover Theater, dinner and a hockey game, & 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.

Please click here to begin shopping!

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1pm

Win a session at Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin, or Barton Day Camp for your insulin-dependent child during the summer of 2015. The winning ticket will be drawn on August 21, 2014.  Anyone may purchase tickets. If you do not have a child and you win, we will award a campership in your name to a child with financial need. For more information, please click here.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 (All day)

Save the date! Enjoy a day of golf at the Heritage Country Club in Charlton, MA, which includes a gift bag, prizes and steak dinner.  This tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, please click here.

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 12pm to Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 5pm

Join the Steel Horse Sisters Summer Bash II at the Marlboro Fish & Game, 1 Muddy Lane, Marlboro, MA.  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate.  Food is included with your admission, and there will be a cash bar.  There will be music by StilBurnin along with games, raffle prizes and 50/50 tickets.  100% of the proceeds will go directly to The Barton Center’s campership fund for children with type 1 diabetes to attend Barton programs. 

PURCHASE 10 TICKTES AND GET ONE FREE—15 TICKETS AND GET TWO FREE. You don't have to be a biker to attend—walk, ride, drive, skip, hop, jump, doesn't matter how you arrive—JUST BE THERE!!  For more information, please click here or email  or call 508-987-2056, Ext. 2003.