Pathfinding: Summer Nature Camps in the Merrimack Valley and Beyond

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ~ William Shakespeare There was a time when it was assumed that summer camps involved getting children in touch with nature. While cello camps and computer camps and tennis camps might be good options for some, most kids would benefit by adopting the pace of the great… Read More

Amanda Leahy

Travel Advisory: Del Sol

Help Puerto Rican Recovery by Planning an Elegant Getaway to San Juan. Along with the rest of Puerto Rico, San Juan’s infrastructure was damaged by Hurricane Maria, but don’t dismiss the city as a vacation destination. The tropical paradise is rich in history and culture, and still has much to offer visitors looking for a cosmopolitan… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost

A Guide to 2018 Area Summer Camps

Sponsored Brooks School Summer Programs Established in 1971, Brooks School Summer Programs has earned the reputation as New England’s leader in summer programs. The historic 251-acre campus on the shores of Lake Cochichewick in North Andover bustles with young campers, academically focused students, aspiring leaders, young robotic engineers and computer programmers. More than just a… Read More

Doug Sparks

A Weekend in the Pioneer Valley

Most of us in the Merrimack Valley think of the Pioneer Valley region of Massachusetts as a place where people go to attend college. Also known as the “five college area,” it’s home to UMass Amherst, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College and Hampshire College, and consists of the western Massachusetts town of Amherst,… Read More

Emilie-Noelle Provost
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