Phoebe VanScoy-Giessler

Fun & Learning with Herbs

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center hosts Master Herbalist, Melissa Morrison of Dragonfly Botanicals as she conducts “Exploring Herbal Medicines & Craft Series.” The series comprised of four individual programs, each with its own unique focus within the realm of natural herbal medicines, began in August and goes through to mid-November. The overview of the program is designed to “foray into the wild and tame world of herbs in this very fun and educational class series… (where) students will learn how…

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Prescott Farm Invites Outdoor Exploration with Our Big Backyard Series

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center on White Oaks Road in Laconia welcomes all curious adults and children 7-10 year-olds for the Fall “Our Big Backyard” series, a series of programs covering topics related to the seasons and geared towards getting outside to discover new things in the natural world. With the company of an adult, these programs encourage children to spend Saturday mornings taking part in outdoor activities such as collecting colorful palates of fall leaves, turning over logs to look…

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Weekends at Prescott Farm

Laconia – It’s just before 11:30 am on Saturday, September 29th, when two trail hikers come into Prescott Farm’s Pardoe building looking for the restrooms after exploring our 160 acres of Conservation Land. The two out-of-state hikers entered the building with wide eyed expressions as they discovered more than just restrooms. Upon entering, they muted their astonishment to whispers so as not to interrupt the “Herbal Oil, Salves, and Ointment” program which was well underway in the Fledglings Preschool room.…

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Lakes Region Community Members Enjoy a Day of Fun on the Farm at Prescott Farm

More than 600 Lakes Region community members of all ages enjoyed a fun day on the farm at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia on Saturday during the nonprofit organization’s 9th Annual Harvest Festival.  Attendees at the event had a chance to explore the farm and learn about the education center’s successful WildQuest day camps, year-round public programs, school programs and nature-based preschool through a variety of fun activities.  Inside the historic barn, there was face painting and craft…

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Prescott Farm Hosts 9th Annual Harvest Festival

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center located at 928 White Oaks Road in Laconia will host its 9th Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 15th from 10am to 3pm. With the summer winding down, students going back to school, and the cooler weather fast approaching, fall is a traditional time to celebrate the harvest’s bounty with food and fun.  Prescott Farm looks forward to celebrating this important time of year by inviting the Lakes Region Community to a day of fun…

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Prescott Farm Rolls Out New Membership Program Offering Access to Free Public Programming

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is excited to roll out its new and improved Membership Program, including access to free public programming for all ages, year-round. Membership levels are available for anywhere from one to up to six people, with additional supporter levels offering some tax-deductible gifts. Memberships at Prescott Farm offer many benefits, including many free public programs (some programs have a materials or guest lecturer fee), free use of Prescott Farm snowshoes during the season, discounts on WildQuest…

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Prescott Farm Celebrates Selection as Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program Beneficiary

LACONIA – Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center has been selected by the Gilford Hannaford as the beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of July. The Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program launched in October 2015 and is designed to support local non-profits through the sale of the reusable Community Bags. For more information on the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program, visit hannaford.bags4mycause.com. Prescott Farm was selected by Hannaford store leadership as the July beneficiary of the…

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Chickens Have Arrived at Prescott Farm!

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is excited to welcome chickens back to the Farm! Five chickens arrived from Orange, Massachusetts – a gift from the daughter of one of the field teachers. Settling into the new hen house are three Golden Comets and two New Hampshire Reds, all about one year old and in prime laying condition. “I am excited to reintegrate farm animals into our programming,” says Sarah Dunham-Miliotis, Program Director at Prescott Farm. “Not only will we be…

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Eversource Provides Scholarship Funds to Prescott Farm’s WildQuest Camp

Eversource awarded $1,000 in WildQuest Camp Scholarships to Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center on White Oaks Road in Laconia. WildQuest day camps are licensed by the State of NH and led by experienced environmental educators, with a goal to foster an appreciation and understanding of the natural and cultural history of Prescott Farm. A WildQuest camp experience will enhance your child’s ecological awareness and provide fun learning opportunities in a community-minded and non-competitive atmosphere. WildQuest Camp always includes nature activities,…

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Laconia Rod & Gun Club Women’s Auxiliary Group Provides Scholarship Funds to Prescott Farm’s WildQuest Camp

The Laconia Rod & Gun Club’s Women’s Auxiliary group has once again contributed to the WildQuest Camp Scholarship Fund at Prescott Farm. This year the Women’s Auxiliary will be funding 15 WildQuest Camp scholarships, with half of those being allotted to the WildQuest Camp Leadership in Training (LIT) program – a unique summer camp experience for 13- and 14-year-olds. WildQuest Summer Camp offers nine unique nature-themed weeks from June 25 – August 24, 2018, from 9:00am – 4:00pm; with extended…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246
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