Hitchcock Center for the Environment

Helping people connect and reconnect with nature, especially young children.

845 West St., Amherst, MA 01002

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Hitchcock Center environmental education programs help children and their families, adults and their communities understand the complex ecological concepts, principles, and systems that are essential to a healthy planet and our quality of life. The Center offers a variety of Community Programs for adults and children designed to enhance environmental and scientific awareness through classes, lectures, field trips, camps, and community events. Programs include Preschool, Afterschool, Homeschool, School Fieldtrips, Summer Camp, hikes, lectures, and other activities. Programs are open to the general public, and are discounted for members.

Upcoming Event:

  • Battle of the Botanicals

    It's back! Our second annual Battle of the Botanicals returns to the PowerHouse at Amherst College with an outstanding line-up...

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    Thu, Jun 8, 2017

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