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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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What Farrington is all about

News

February School Vacation 2017 Wrap- Up

February School Vacation 2017 Wrap- Up

This year’s February Vacation Week was our biggest ever.  We had 8 groups visit us, almost ...

Farrington is hiring two positions for the 2017 summer!

Farrington is hiring two positions for the 2017 summer!

Farrington Nature Linc is looking for two individuals to join our summer crew in providing fun, ...

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 ...

Events & Programs

Wake Up the Nature Linc Garden, May 6th at 10am

Wake Up the Nature Linc Garden, May 6th at 10am

Join us May 6th at 10am to help us Wake Up the Nature Linc Garden. As part of the Freedom’s ...

Farrington Memorial- 1650 to Now! May 6th, 2pm

Farrington Memorial- 1650 to Now! May 6th, 2pm

Join us May 6th at 2pm for talk about Farrington Memorial’s history. Farrington’s ...

Join us for a Fairy Festival on May 20th!

Join us for a Fairy Festival on May 20th!

Please join us for Farrington’s 2017 Fairy Festival! Plan to spend about 2-3 hours (rain or ...

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.