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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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Barre Basics Barre Basics for Adults, Tuesday Mornings, 8 week session Tuesday May 24, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Barre Basics Barre Basics for Adults, Twice a week option, 8 week session Tuesday May 24, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday May 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Tuesday May 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Wednesday May 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday May 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Wednesday May 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Wednesday May 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Wednesday May 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Drawing for the Shy Beginner Drawing for the Shy Beginner Wednesday May 25, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Barre Basics Barre Basics for Adults, Thursday Mornings, 8 week session Thursday May 26, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Barre Basics Barre Basics for Adults, Twice a week option, 8 week session Thursday May 26, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I love Pond Life! A 3 week session Thursday May 26, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday May 26, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Thursday May 26, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Friday May 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday May 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Friday May 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Friday May 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Friday May 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance (ages 3-5) Friday May 27, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Playgroup Pre-School Playgroup Friday May 27, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Monday May 30, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Monday May 30, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Barre Basics Barre Basics for Adults, Monday Evenings, 8 week session Monday May 30, 2016 06:45 PM - 07:45 PM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday May 31, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Tuesday May 31, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Wednesday June 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday June 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Wednesday June 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Wednesday June 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Wednesday June 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Drawing for the Shy Beginner Drawing for the Shy Beginner Wednesday June 1, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I love Pond Life! A 3 week session Thursday June 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday June 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Thursday June 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Friday June 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday June 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Friday June 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Friday June 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Friday June 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MastraCola Field Trip 2016 Friday June 3, 2016 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Girl Scout Programs at PMEC Girl Scout Council of the Green & White Mountains Partnership Program 2015/2016 Programs - Brownies/Juniors - Cast Away - Fishing Fun! Saturday June 4, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Monday June 6, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Monday June 6, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Monday June 6, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Monday June 6, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Monday June 6, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday June 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Tuesday June 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Wednesday June 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday June 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Wednesday June 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Wednesday June 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Wednesday June 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Drawing for the Shy Beginner Drawing for the Shy Beginner Wednesday June 8, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday June 9, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Thursday June 9, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential -Mornings at PMEC Friday June 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday June 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a Week Friday June 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Once a Week Option Friday June 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3X a week Friday June 10, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Preschool Playgroup Pre-School Playgroup Friday June 10, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Girl Scout Programs at PMEC Girl Scout Council of the Green & White Mountains Partnership Program 2015/2016 Programs - Brownies - The Great Water Adventure Saturday June 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Trail Building workshop Saturday June 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Nature's Quilts 2016 Sunday June 12, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday June 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Tuesday June 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Homeschool Science Programs June Classes - Water - Water Cycle Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Homeschool Science Programs Class Bundles by Season - Spring (Apr, May, Jun) for 3-5 year olds Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Preschool Science Hour Preschool Science - Water Cycle Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Preschool Science Hour Preschool Science Spring Bundle (Apr, May, Jun) Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Homeschool Science Programs June Classes - Water - Water Works Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Programs June Classes - Water - H2O Olympics Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Programs Class Bundles by Season - Spring (Apr, May, Jun) for 6-10 year olds Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Programs Class Bundles by Season - Spring (Apr, May, Jun) for 11-15 year olds Tuesday June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday June 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a Week Thursday June 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Monday June 20, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Monday June 20, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 1- Funk in the Forrest Monday June 20, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp- Full Summer Monday June 20, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 1 Monday June 20, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Tuesday June 21, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Tuesday June 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 1- Funk in the Forrest Tuesday June 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 1 Tuesday June 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lets Go Fishing! Fishing With NH Fish and Game Lets Go Fishing! With NH Fish and Game Tuesday June 21, 2016 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Wednesday June 22, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Wednesday June 22, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 1- Funk in the Forrest Wednesday June 22, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 1 Wednesday June 22, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Thursday June 23, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Thursday June 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 1- Funk in the Forrest Thursday June 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 1 Thursday June 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lets Go Fishing! Fishing With NH Fish and Game Lets Go Fishing! With NH Fish and Game Thursday June 23, 2016 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Extended Care Friday June 24, 2016 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp Friday June 24, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp (Ages 4 &5) Mini Camp Week 1- Funk in the Forrest Friday June 24, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp- Counselor in Training for Rising 9th and 10th Graders CIT Week 1 Friday June 24, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM