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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

Facing Fears
Amazing Staff

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

Our Amazing Staff
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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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What goes on at Farrington in the winter?

What goes on at Farrington in the winter?

Often times we get asked, “What happens at Farrington in the winter?” In the past, we’ve had ...

Finishing up Fall Explore Club with Lincoln METCO

Finishing up Fall Explore Club with Lincoln METCO

On November 24th, the Lincoln METCO 4th and 5th graders marked the conclusion of their Farrington ...

When the moon aligns with a holiday

When the moon aligns with a holiday

This year, Thanksgiving and Christmas both line up with a Full Moon. To celebrate this, we ran our ...

Nature Activities

Activities to get you outside in the snow!

Activities to get you outside in the snow!

In these winter months, you may find that your kids are more enthusiastic about any pending snow ...

It’s stick season so make catapults!

It’s stick season so make catapults!

You may be familiar with the different seasons of the calendar year. Winter, spring, summer, fall. ...

Acorns and Pinecones and Leaves, Oh My!

Acorns and Pinecones and Leaves, Oh My!

Every year around this time we post several acorn crafts that you can do at home. This year ...

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.