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Our Mission

Farrington’s mission is to enhance the well-being of children from low-income communities through a connection with the natural world. Our 75 acres of woodlands, fields and ponds near Boston are dedicated to providing respite and inspiration for children who might not otherwise have this opportunity.

Our Mission
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Farrington Envisions

a world in which every child has access to nature; every child learns that nature is a powerful source of health and happiness; and every child believes that stewardship of nature strengthens communities.

Farrington Envisions
Facing Fears

Facing Fears

It was one of the best experiences our group has had on such a nature focused trip. There were a lot of first time experiences and a lot of fears faced-- it was a great day for team building and trying new things.- Visiting Camp Director

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Our Amazing Staff

From the youth staff to the director everyone did a great job transitioning and being patient with our kids. One staff member even acknowledged that we were a bilingual school and incorporated Spanish.-Visiting Program Director

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Nature Matters

A personal connection to nature and the land has the power to transform a child’s life.

Nature Matters
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News

2016 Summer Program Wrap Up

2016 Summer Program Wrap Up

Another summer has come and gone, and while the leaves change, we wanted to share a brief recap of ...

Shire/Boston Cares Work Day

Shire/Boston Cares Work Day

On October 7 a group of employees from Shire Pharmaceuticals came out to Farrington for a work ...

Fairy Festival 2016 Pictures!

Fairy Festival 2016 Pictures!

Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers and attendees for helping to make Farrington’s ...

First Parish Work Day 2016

First Parish Work Day 2016

On Saturday, April 16th First Parish Lincoln held a service day at Farrington. Once again they ...

Events & Programs

Gratitude Trees and Campfire- Nov. 23rd

Gratitude Trees and Campfire- Nov. 23rd

Join us for a family event that will boost your family’s sense of gratitude while we craft ...

Come to a Nature Connection Workshop Before Project Wild Thing

Come to a Nature Connection Workshop Before Project Wild Thing

Join Farrington Nature Linc and Dr. Jeffrey Perrin of Lesley University for a brief presentation ...

Join us for a Screening of Project Wild Thing!

Join us for a Screening of Project Wild Thing!

Farrington Nature Linc of PROJECT WILD THING at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA, on Sunday, ...

October 15 Full Moon Night Hike

October 15 Full Moon Night Hike

Join us for a walk under the full moon with the new paper lantern we’ll help you make!

What Farrington is all about

Farrington’s unique land and buildings are a center for programs that serve youth from low-income communities and that recognize meaningful relationships with the natural world are vital to the healthy development of all children. Working collaboratively with youth-serving programs and similarly committed organizations, Farrington will guide and be a resource for experiences that enhance a connection with nature and provide young people with opportunities to develop new perspectives on the world around them.

Farrington Nature Linc is a project of Farrington Memorial, Inc.