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Spring Program Round Up

May 5, 2016

This spring has been a wonderfully busy few months at Farrington Nature Linc.  Through our Explore Programs, April Vacation Experience programs, and a couple of new Experience programs, both on and off our property, we’ve served 472 youth in March and April.  A couple of highlights are included below. Explore Programs: We completed three different […]

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Fairy Festival 2016

March 22, 2016

  Please join us for Farrington’s 2016 Fairy Festival! We’ll spend a few hours together doing fairy crafts, sending letters to the fairies, hiking in our enchanted woods, building fairy houses and meeting the Fairy Queen! This event is perfect for children ages 4-10- boys and girls! Younger or older are welcome. Each fairy or […]

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We’re Hiring: Summer Lead Counselor

February 26, 2016

Farrington Nature Linc is looking for a  Summer Lead Counselor.  Come join our team this summer and work with 10-12 youth staff in providing over 1,200 youth nature-based experiences this summer. Application Deadline: April 1st.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume and cover letter via email to Brianne@NatureLinc.org.  Include […]

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What goes on at Farrington in the winter?

February 5, 2016

Often times we get asked, “What happens at Farrington in the winter?” In the past, we’ve had a small amount of programs that primarily take place over February Vacation Week. Not so this winter! As we expand our program, we’ve added many new program taking place during the winter months. It’s been an exciting start […]

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Finishing up Fall Explore Club with Lincoln METCO

December 16, 2015

On November 24th, the Lincoln METCO 4th and 5th graders marked the conclusion of their Farrington Explore Club with a visit to Farrington Nature Club. Taking advantage of the chilly but dry day, we hiked out to the big rock on the edge of the property. We stopped on the boardwalk and spent a couple […]

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When the moon aligns with a holiday

December 16, 2015

This year, Thanksgiving and Christmas both line up with a Full Moon. To celebrate this, we ran our first ever Full Moon Night Hike on Wednesday, November 25th, the night before Thanksgiving, and over 30 people joined us. We started with a brief talk about Farrington and an introduction to hiking outside at night inside […]

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A Visit by the Lesley University EcoPsychology Class

November 15, 2015

Last year, Farrington Nature Linc was lucky enough to have Dr. Jeffrey Perrin from Lesley University on our Program Committee. He supported our efforts to ground our work in current research which laid the foundation for our Pathways to Farrington. When his sabbatical took him away from the board, we hoped it would not take […]

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Farrington Explore Club with Lincoln METCO

November 13, 2015

Last spring, Farrington Nature Linc worked with the Lincoln METCO program to provide three after school field trips for 10 Boston youth in grades 4 and 5 that attend the Brooks School. This year, we are running our first full semester of the Farrington Explore Club, running Tuesday afternoons from mid-October to late November. This […]

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Boston Cares Volunteer Day with Shire

October 17, 2015

On Friday, October 2 Farrington Nature Linc took part in Boston Cares Fall Volunteer Day. We were lucky to be assigned to the company Shire frpm Lexington. Shire showed up at 9:30am with a bus load of 30 employees willing to help us with some projects around the property. Volunteers built and painted new picnic […]

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Fall at Farrington

October 16, 2015

After the buzz of the summer program, things slow down significantly during the fall. Each year, however, a bit more happens. This September, nearly 130 youth visited Farrington Nature Linc for programs, in addition to another 75 adults for volunteer programs. You can visit (blog post) for more info on our very successful fall volunteer […]

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