Camp Ground

Pretty in Pink; Gingerbread Cottage Keeps Colorful Tradition Intact

The house at 25 Butler avenue in Oak Bluffs, a gingerbread cottage familiarly known as the Pink House, is beginning a new era.

Wholesome Fun

An active-looking old lady with a sense of humor is eighty four year old Mrs. Ella J. Perry, a visitor to the Island for seventy-two summers.

Camp Ground House Is Perfect Model for Gingerbread Creation

Stephen McKenna created a literal, and entirely edible, homage to his family’s gingerbread cottage in the Camp Ground in Oak Bluffs.

Camp Ground Cottage Tour Is Portal to the Past

The charming doors of gingerbread cottages will open wide to visitors next Wednesday, August 9 for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association 22nd annual Gingerbread Cottage Tour.

Town, Camp Ground Iron Out Dispute Over Trucks

Deliveries to Circuit avenue in Oak Bluffs by way of the Camp Ground will continue for now, as the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association works with business owners on a plan to ease congestion in the area.

New Camp Ground Director Has Long History in Hospitality

After a long career in hospitality CJ Rivard is the new executive director of the Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association.

Camp Ground Gingerbread Cottage Tour Tastes Good

How do Hansel and Gretel decorate their home, and are there any fairy godmothers or elves, even, who reside in the Oak Bluffs Camp Ground?

Camp Ground Pink House Is One of a Kind

The famous Pink House on the grounds of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association is once again for sale. It is the most photographed of all the many photogenic houses in the Camp Ground.

Tradition Celebrated at 145th Grand Illumination Night

At dusk last night a single lantern lit by Gordon Long and his son Roy made its way down the center aisle of the Tabernacle in the Oak Bluffs Camp Ground. There was a collective gasp from the large crowd gathered inside the Tabernacle and around blankets and picnic baskets on the lawn.

Camp Ground Cottages Open Their Doors

On Wednesday, August 7, the 18th Camp Ground Cottage tour takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tour this year consists of six cottages, two just 500-square-feet, and one in the initial stages of renovation. Four cottages are owned by second or third generation Camp Ground residents.

Five of the cottages are located around Victorian Park — 6, 19, 24, 27, 30. The sixth home is at 3 Butler avenue.