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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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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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Nature Heals

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. - John Burroughs

Nature Heals
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What Farrington is all about

Nature Linc News

The Grass Bit Me: Language through Experience

The Grass Bit Me: Language through Experience

Every once in a while, something happens during our summer programs that really reminds us all at ...

Week 6

Week 6

Each year, Cambridge Adventure Day Camp, (run by Cambridge Camping) invites their participants to ...

A week at Natural Leaders Legacy Camp,

A week at Natural Leaders Legacy Camp,

by Brianne Studer, Program ...

Nature Activities

Tips for Making Camping Easier and More Fun!

Tips for Making Camping Easier and More Fun!

As you can see from our recent News post we’ve had several successful camp outs this summer! So, ...

The Un-Nature Trail

The Un-Nature Trail

This week we tried out a new activity to enhance our nature hike. The idea is to get campers to ...

Bat and Moth Game

Bat and Moth Game

This is a game we’ve been playing this week. It helps our visiting campers learn about bats ...

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.