Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

Gingerbread Cottage Tour

The six cottages on this year’s Gingerbread Cottage Tour all retain a number of their original features, however their addresses have changed.

Grand Illumination Tonight

At sundown the gingerbread houses of the Camp Ground will glow with the light of thousands of lanterns, part of a summertime tradition in Oak Bluffs.

One Hundred Fifty Years of Keeping the Camp Meeting Faith

One hundred fifty years ago this year, by an act of the Massachusetts legislature, the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association was incorporated to manage what had become one of the largest camp meetings in New England.

Gingerbread Cottage Tour

Each year the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association holds a Gingerbread Cottage Tour, taking guests inside the privately owned cottages to get a look past the porches. This year’s tour is Wednesday, August 8 and includes six cottages. The tour runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., beginning at the Tabernacle. The cost is $30, which includes the tour and admission to the Cottage Museum and refreshments.

History Week Celebrates Oak Bluffs

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association the association is hosting History Week beginning on Sunday, July 29.

Building Community Through Song

On a recent Wednesday evening over 200 people followed the winding paths of the Camp Ground to the Trinity Park Tabernacle for the Community Sing, a tradition for more than 100 years.

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.
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Cottage Tour Goes Past the Porches

The opportunity to see the interiors of the privately owned cottages on the grounds of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association occurs only once a year. On Wednesday, August 10, five of the larger cottages which face the Tabernacle on the north end of Trinity Park, as well as a sixth one nearby, will be open to the public as part of the 2011 Camp Ground Cottage Tour.

Cottage Museum Opens

Cottage Museum Opens

The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association’s Cottage Museum and Gift Shop at 1 Trinity Park in Oak Bluffs is open for the season, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

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Step Inside Camp Ground Cottages

Most Vineyard visitors believe they have seen the Gingerbread cottages after they have walked through Trinity Park and around the Tabernacle. However, the Camp Ground consists of 315 cottages spread across 34 acres.