Advisory Committee Members
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Prescott Farm wants to engage with the local community and gain knowledge in a variety of areas! Volunteer committee members help Prescott Farm develop our engagement within the Lakes Region community.
- Community Engagement: help Prescott Farm build relationships with organizations, individuals, and businesses in the local community
- Education: help improve the variety of educational programs offered at Prescott Farm
- Events: assist in planning and coordination of events
- Property: offer insight and knowledge into new building planning and maintenance of the current property
- Forest Management: assist in developing and maintaining a forest management plan for Prescott Farm's property that align with our goals and mission
- Risk: identify and regulate risks relative to Prescott Farm; for example, financial management, resource management, etc.
About Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, NH, NH 03246, US
Prescott Farm is dedicated to providing year-round environmental education programs for all ages and a place in the Lakes Region community that encourages curiosity, discovery, fun, and connection to the natural world. Since 1997 we have helped awaken an appreciation for nature and concern for the environment in thousands of program participants with a wide range of programs designed to preserve and pass down knowledge and skills that encourage an understanding of the natural systems that sustain us all and respect for the environment.
Prescott Farm is a designated wildlife viewing area open year-round to the public with over 160 acres of farmland, forests, and pastures including more than 3 miles of woodland, pond, and field trails, gardens, and a Natural PlayScape.
We have 4 main program areas at Prescott Farm
- Community Connections Programs
- variety of programs offered for children, adults, and teens
- Examples include Farm to Table Cooking, Soap-making, and snowshoe yoga
- Fledglings Nature-Based Preschool
- state-licensed, nature-based curriculum for children ages 3-5
- WildQuest Vacation Camps
- state-licensed day camps for children ages 6-12 in February-April
- topics range from wilderness survival, myths, and nature artists
- Naturalist in the Classroom
- our educators spend over 250 hours each school year working directly with students and teachers in local schools to facilitate place-based learning