Eastham, Gateway to the National Seashore

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Experience ocean waves, salt marshes, and tidal rivers while getting in plenty of beach time.

Domestic Outdoors
About the Trip

Adventures! Hostel staff can help you select the best match for your troop from among the following activities. Conquer the Atlantic waves during a 2-hour surfing lesson with seasoned instructors. Boards and wetsuits will be provided. Prefer quieter waters? No problem! Join a guided kayak tour through the majestic Nauset Marsh, an important and fragile ecosystem. Or experience the same great marsh on a naturalist-led boat tour from Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Tidal rivers are the perfect spot to learn Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). And then there is whale watching from Provincetown. Stay two nights, three nights, or even longer.

Where You Go

Eastham, MA

What to Know

Adult Leaders/Advisors must accompany girls.

You don’t have to complete the Girl Scout destinations application form for this event. Just contact the project manager for a registration form and GO! Remember to notify your council that you are traveling on a Getaway.

HI Eastham is the last remaining intact cottage colony accommodation on Cape Cod. In a wooded setting a mile from Cape Cod Bay, the hostel features sleeping cabins surrounding the main building, which houses the fully equipped kitchen, dining room, lounge, and bathrooms.

The Dates

June 17-September 10, 2016

What to Bring

Bathing suit and beach towel. Comfortable clothes you don’t mind getting wet for kayaking. Sunscreen and insect repellent. Toiletries (including soap and shampoo), face cloth.

The Cost

 Two nights with surfing lesson: $135 per participant. Does not include beach parking fees.
 Two nights with any of the other listed activities: $117 per participant
 Three nights with any two activities: $185 (add $10 if one of the two activities is surfing)

All options include overnights, linens, breakfast, and use of the fully equipped kitchen and gas grill for preparing other meals.


Contact Information

Amanda Dwyer
HI-USA Group Sales Manager
Phone: 888-464-4872 x2
groups@hiusa.org