Amherst Recreation Department

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

PMEC pond 66 Brook Road
Amherst, NH 03031
Phone: (603) 673-1141

General Information
The Peabody Mill Environmental Center (PMEC) is an environmental and science education center which abuts almost 600 acres of Joe English conservation land. Located at the end of Brook Road in Amherst, New Hampshire, the PMEC is directed by the Amherst Recreation Department.

Mission Statement:  
The mission of PMEC is to foster an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the natural world, by offering environmental, conservation, and science programs to all ages. PMEC strives to foster diligent stewardship of our environment so that future generations may inherit and continue to be inspired by the wonders of a protected and natural world.

There are many uses for PMEC including: 

Summer Day programs
Birthday Celebrations
Classroom nature programs
Monthly classes for home schoolers
Educational workshops for children and adults
Science and nature weekend programs
Snowshoe & fishing pole rental program
Provider of resources and programs that can be taken into area schools
Use by groups for educational purposes ie. seniors, art classes
Limited use for small meetings for supporting organizations
Assistance with scout troop badges

Please be advised: PMEC is a peanut & tree nut (cashews, walnuts, almonds and pecans) free facility.

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Current Activities
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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Tuesday July 26, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 6 Tuesday July 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 1 Tuesday July 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Tuesday July 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 6- Wet n' Wild Tuesday July 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Tuesday July 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Wednesday July 27, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 6 Wednesday July 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 1 Wednesday July 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Wednesday July 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 6- Wet n' Wild Wednesday July 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Wednesday July 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Thursday July 28, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 6 Thursday July 28, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 1 Thursday July 28, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Thursday July 28, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 6- Wet n' Wild Thursday July 28, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Thursday July 28, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Friday July 29, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 6 Friday July 29, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 1 Friday July 29, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Friday July 29, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 6- Wet n' Wild Friday July 29, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Friday July 29, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Monday August 1, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 7 Monday August 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 2 Monday August 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Monday August 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Monday August 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Barre Basics Go Barre for the Summer! Once a Week- Pick 5 classes out of 6 weeks Monday August 1, 2016 06:45 PM - 07:45 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Tuesday August 2, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 7 Tuesday August 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 2 Tuesday August 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Tuesday August 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Tuesday August 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Wednesday August 3, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 7 Wednesday August 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 2 Wednesday August 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Wednesday August 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Wednesday August 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Thursday August 4, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 7 Thursday August 4, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 2 Thursday August 4, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Thursday August 4, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Thursday August 4, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Friday August 5, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 7 Friday August 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 2 Friday August 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Friday August 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Friday August 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 3 Monday August 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Monday August 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 3 Tuesday August 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Tuesday August 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 3 Wednesday August 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Wednesday August 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 3 Thursday August 11, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Thursday August 11, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp- Week 3 Friday August 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Adventure Teen Camp (Gr.7th-9th) Adventure Teen Camp-Full Summer Friday August 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Nature's Quilts 2016 Sunday August 14, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM