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April Vacation Camp is in Full Swing

Posted on April 19, 2017

This week we have welcomed campers both old and new to Camp Burgess for April Vacation Camp! On Monday we started out with some fun games and team-building initiatives before our opening campfire filled with songs, jokes, and skits.   … Continue reading

Volunteer with Burgess & Hayward Road Crew!

Posted on April 6, 2017

Cape Cod Canal Clean-Up ~ Earth Day Celebration! The Burgess & Hayward Road Crew will be holding its last event before Volunteer Day! We’ll be participating in the Cape Cod Canal Clean-Up, organized in partnership between AmeriCorps Cape Cod and … Continue reading

Trips Tuesday

Posted on March 21, 2017

Spring is here and our programs are filling up! Take a look at our website if you are interested in registering for Adventure Trips this summer. We are very excited to offer a range of trips for teens to choose … Continue reading

Meet the Gurus!

Posted on March 16, 2017

Here in 02563, spring has sprung! Please join us in welcoming our 2017 Gurus – an incredible group of adventuresome, fun-loving, passionate folks who have traveled across the country to instill wonder, encourage stewardship and cultivate community at Burgess Outdoor … Continue reading

Great Success for 1st Road Crew Volunteer Event of 2017!

Posted on March 9, 2017

The first Burgess & Hayward Road Crew event of 2017 was a great kick-off to our year round volunteer programs! This past weekend we collaborated with the Village at Cataumet to prepare a meal for the 40 families currently residing … Continue reading

Trips Tuesday

Posted on March 7, 2017

2017 April Vacation Camp     Now that it is March, it is time to start thinking about APRIL! 🙂 By mid-April, spring will be in full swing, and what better way to spend time off from school than joining us … Continue reading

Trips Tuesday

Posted on February 28, 2017

February Vacation 2017 Ski and Snowboard Adventure   During February Vacation last week we had our first Adventure Trip of 2017! A group of 12 teens and two trip leaders met at the Emilson YMCA in Hanover for an exciting … Continue reading

Fresh from the Farm

Posted on February 22, 2017

As promised, this week’s farm blog covers the first part of the sheep-to-shawl process that our flock’s wool is currently experiencing! In June, the sheep get sheared by a professional shearwool, and as you can see in the picture below, … Continue reading

Outdoor Education Instructors/Directors Need Field Trips Too!

Posted on February 16, 2017

Camp Burgess Outdoor Education Director Takes Field Trips of Her Own In the winter months, when the administrative offices at Camp Burgess & Hayward are in full-swing with registrations, hiring, program development, and planning for the busy months ahead, Camp’s … Continue reading

Fresh from the Farm

Posted on February 8, 2017

From the very beginning, the barn at Burgess Farm was designed to be a multi-purpose space. The vision was of livestock watching campers build new creations in the wood shop, baa-ing along to music during dances, and sleeping peacefully during … Continue reading