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encouraging stewardship, and cultivating community.
300 Acres of Forest, Fields and Freshwater Ponds of Cape Cod
The Burgess Outdoor Education & Retreat Center is the perfect place for your middle school education experience, your university program or your organizations annual retreat.
News & Blog
News & Blog
COVID-19 Preparations at Camp Burgess & Hayward
The South Shore YMCA understands you may be concerned about your health and safety when traveling to and staying at our Camp Burgess & Hayward properties on Cape Cod, MA. We want to assure you that guest concerns are important to us and that we consider it a top priority to protect your health during […]Read More
What People are Saying About Burgess Outdoor Education & Retreat Center!
Our fall 2019 season is underway and we’ve been enjoying positive experiences with veteran clients and new partnerships alike! Take a look at what some of our guests are saying about their time at Burgess Outdoor Education & Retreat Center: “The students of the Commonwealth Honors Program at Salem State University have been attending a […]Read More
Burgess Outdoor Education and Retreats Fall 2019 Availability
Please contact Kerri Sadoff (phone: 508-428-2571 x 115) with interest in a week-day booking. Please contact Katie O’Brien (phone: 508-428-2571 x 107) with interest in a weekend booking. We look forward to working with you to customize your next unforgettable outdoor experience!Read More
Camp Burgess & Hayward
Our Summer Camp
Established in 1928, the South Shore YMCA Camp Burgess and Hayward has been a leader in Massachusetts camping for over 85 years. With one and two-week sessions, Camp Burgess & Hayward have programs for boys and girls ages 7-16.visit the site