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Peabody Mill Environmental Center

PMEC pond

Facility Information

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
April Vacation Discovery Camp April Vacation Discovery Camp (Daily and Weekly options) Monday April 24, 2017 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
April Vacation Discovery Camp April Vacation Discovery Camp (Daily and Weekly options) Tuesday April 25, 2017 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
April Vacation Discovery Camp April Vacation Discovery Camp (Daily and Weekly options) Wednesday April 26, 2017 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
April Vacation Discovery Camp April Vacation Discovery Camp (Daily and Weekly options) Thursday April 27, 2017 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday April 27, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
April Vacation Discovery Camp April Vacation Discovery Camp (Daily and Weekly options) Friday April 28, 2017 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Live Animal Show at PMEC! Live Animal Show with Woodland Wonders Friday April 28, 2017 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday April 29, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday April 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Compass of Writing Compass of Writing II Monday May 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Tuesday May 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Tuesday May 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-May Mini Session, 5 weeks Wednesday May 3, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, March and April, 7 week session Thursday May 4, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Thursday May 4, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Thursday May 4, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday May 4, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Friday May 5, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Friday May 5, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Friday May 5, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Friday May 5, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday May 5, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings- May-June Mini Session, 5 weeks Saturday May 6, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, an 8 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday May 6, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday May 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Re-Imagined, an 8 week program for 9-12 year olds Saturday May 6, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Nature's Quilts Sunday May 7, 2017 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday May 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Aviation Merit Badge Session 2 Sunday May 7, 2017 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Compass of Writing Compass of Writing II Monday May 8, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Tuesday May 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Tuesday May 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-May Mini Session, 5 weeks Wednesday May 10, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, May and June, 5 week session Thursday May 11, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Thursday May 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Thursday May 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday May 11, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Friday May 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Friday May 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Friday May 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Friday May 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday May 12, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings- May-June Mini Session, 5 weeks Saturday May 13, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, an 8 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday May 13, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Girl Scout Programs at PMEC Woodland Fairy Adventures for Daisies Saturday May 13, 2017 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday May 13, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Re-Imagined, an 8 week program for 9-12 year olds Saturday May 13, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday May 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Tuesday May 16, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Tuesday May 16, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Homeschool Science Classes Spring Bundle- 6-10 year olds Tuesday May 16, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Spring Bundle - 11-14 year olds Tuesday May 16, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-May Mini Session, 5 weeks Wednesday May 17, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, May and June, 5 week session Thursday May 18, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Friday May 19, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Friday May 19, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Friday May 19, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Friday May 19, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings- May-June Mini Session, 5 weeks Saturday May 20, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, an 8 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday May 20, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday May 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Re-Imagined, an 8 week program for 9-12 year olds Saturday May 20, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
NH Modern Quilter's Guild Sunday May 21, 2017 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday May 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 22, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Monday May 22, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 22, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Monday May 22, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Twice a week, 6 weeks (12 classes) Tuesday May 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, May and June, Once a week, 6 classes Tuesday May 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 24, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, Late Spring, 12 classes Wednesday May 24, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 24, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintainence-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a Week, Late Spring, 18 classes Wednesday May 24, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Lunchtime Workshop Wednesday May 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-May Mini Session, 5 weeks Wednesday May 24, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM