Prescott Farm’s Polliwogs Program Ready to Spring into Action

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center on White Oaks Road in Laconia is excited for another year of its popular Polliwogs Preschool Program – a 6-week series for you and your preschooler, getting underway on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:30am, rain or shine! “Polliwogs is a great opportunity for preschoolers and parents to explore the magic of the natural world together,” says Prescott Farm Program Director, Sarah Dunham-Miliotis, herself a mother of 3-year-old Ben, who has attended the Polliwogs program…

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Prescott Farm Received Hearts & Hands Grant for Summer Camp Scholarships

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center on White Oaks Road in Laconia was thrilled to receive a grant from the Hearts & Hands Thrift Shop in Meredith, to help fund its WildQuest Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. The $1,500 grant will provide assistance to at least six campers this summer, allowing children from all walks of life access to Prescott Farm’s hands-on environmental education camps. WildQuest Summer camp offers nine unique nature-themed weeks of outdoor day camp, from June 25 – August…

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WildQuest Camp Registration is Open

WildQuest Camps at Prescott Farm is entering its 18th year of opening the doors to the natural world to your children with our school vacation and summer camps – and registration for our 2018 camps is now open! WildQuest Spring Camp is Monday, April 23 – Friday, April 27, 2018, from 9:00am – 4:00pm; with extended day available from 8:00am – 5:30pm, for an additional fee. Spring is here and it’s time for mud, new green shoots, and salamanders as…

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Local Schools Receive Grants to Visit Prescott Farm

Two local elementary schools will be visiting Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center this Spring thanks to a unique grant opportunity. Last November, Sarah Dunham-Miliotis, Director of Educational Programs at Prescott Farm, reached out to her statewide network of schools, advertising not only the myriad of environmental education programs available for schools at the facility, but also a grant opportunity being offered by New Hampshire Environmental Educators (NHEE), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advocate for high quality environmental education…

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A Unique Intensive Maple Sugaring Experience at Prescott Farm

New this year, Prescott Farm is offering a full-day Maple Sugaring Intensive Program on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Have you always been interested in making maple syrup but don’t know where to start or lack the trees or time for your own sugaring operation? In this more intensive program you will learn the basics – everything from tree identification to the correct consistency of the finished maple syrup – starting in the classroom and then outside as we prepare our…

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NH Heart Association and Anthem Partner to Provide Gilmanton School with Lifesaving Training

The NH Chapter of the American Heart Association partnered with Anthem to donate 45 Hands-Only CPR kits to the Gilmanton School, a K-8 in Gilmanton NH. Andie Hession, the Prescott Farm Naturalist in the Classroom working with Gilmanton School, facilitated the contact as an offshoot of the Survival Skills program she was teaching in the 7th grade, including basic Wilderness first aid. In accordance with Federal Wellness Guidelines, the Gilmanton School is devising a curriculum of health and wellness offerings…

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Lissa Mascio Joins Prescott Farm Team

Prescott Farm is excited to welcome Lissa Mascio as the new Development & Communications Director.  Lissa was born and raised in New Hampshire, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of New Hampshire, Durham in 1999. She then struck out to explore the country, landing at various times in Vermont, California, Arizona, New York and Georgia, while also earning a law degree in 2006. Lissa returned to New Hampshire with her young daughter in 2011 as a…

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2nd Annual Solstice Lantern Festival at Prescott Farm

Prescott Farm is hosting its 2nd Annual Solstice Lantern Festival on Saturday, December 16 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Celebrate the upcoming Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year – with fun activities to welcome back the light! Events will include a lantern launch and parade, bonfire, crafts, a candlelit story walk, food and drinks, and a cookie walk to raise money for Fledgling nature-based Preschool scholarship fund. Parade participants may walk with their own lanterns of any…

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928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246
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