Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats

Providing empowerment, sisterhood, and adventure to women of all ages and stages of Breast Cancer.

At Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats, women living after breast cancer move from surviving to thriving. We use challenge-by-choice activities and expressive/healing arts to create a supportive, inclusive, invigorating environment. Participants gain confidence, make new friends, find healing in the outdoors, and discover their own strengths in the recovery process.


“When I arrived, it was about me
and all my loss and anger.
When I left it was about us.
I came away
feeling stronger.
The women
made me strong.”
-- Rose


Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization.
Our mission is to establish and maintain a support group
for women of all ages and stages of breast cancer,
enhancing their quality of life through adventure-based opportunities.

Thank You for Participating

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 25th Anniversary “Adventure Challenges” in honor of the founders of Adventure Weekend and the Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats.
While we were unable to meet this year at retreats, we “pivoted" to hybrid and virtual events to bring support, connection, and hope to our BJB breast sisters living after breast cancer. Thanks to your generous donations and fundraising events, we raised some funds to sustain BJB Breast Cancer Retreats through this challenging year.
Our 25th Adventure Weekend Anniversary will conclude with a virtual “Celebration" featuring our founders, AWE/BJB alumnae, Retreats/Fundraisers through the years and the Grand Price Drawing - watch your email for details!
Save the Date & DOUBLE the Donation:
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Starting at 8:00am EST on December 1, 2020, donations made to nonprofits through Facebook fundraisers will be matched dollar-for-dollar on a first-come, first-serve basis.
How will funds raised for BJBBCR be used?
Your donation to Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats supports our mission to provide adventure-based opportunities for women of all ages and stages of breast cancer. Your generosity will help us get more women outdoors to connect with one another, challenge themselves physically and emotionally, discover their strengths, and make the journey from surviving to thriving.
Every $350 raised is the cost for 1 woman to attend a retreat.
What actions can you take to support BJBBCR other than donating money?

We are currently in need of volunteers to serve as BJBBCR board members - YOU can make a difference and help lead our organization! Please contact Cynthia Cote at g to learn more.

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