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About Us

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The Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton-Winn Farm is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to positive youth development, nature-based education, and stewardship of the unique agricultural landscape and farming traditions of New England. The Hilton-Winn farm is located in Cape Neddick, Maine, on a King’s Grant farm that dates back to the 1600s. 

Our Mission

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To provide a country farm experience to enrich the hearts, minds, and spirits of children. Here at the Youth Enrichment Center, we offer our land, our programs, and our hearts and minds to provide a setting where children can learn – through nature – that they have value and that their lives are meaningful. By […]

What We Do

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We offer programs and host events that underscore the key values we embrace, which include respect for the natural world, honoring the past,  and respecting the future through responsible stewardship and sustainable practices. We believe that children learn these lessons best through hands-on engagement and lots of FUN! All of our programs engage children in

Get Involved

There are many ways that you can jump in, help us out, and be a part of changing a child’s life. Volunteers provide most of the talent, expertise, and energy that runs our programs, grows our garden, and maintains our buildings and grounds. There are countless ways that you can contribute to the farm’s mission, including: All-Farm Volunteer Days — about once per quarter we schedule an All-Farm Volunteer day where folks come by for an hour or an entire day to help us with special projects, such as planting the garden, or with general maintenance tasks. Garden volunteers –  do you love to grow things, or do you want to learn how? The garden is sustained entirely by volunteer labor–we would love your help.  ...

News from the Farm

Summer Fun for Children with disabilities and Autism sign -up now

Sign-ups are now for Summer fun for children/students with disabilities ( including autism), all levels all disabilities welcome and encouraged . July  31 to August 3rd , 1pm to  4pm. Scholarships available for anyone who  may need one, please contact me for more information ( Eva Diharce 207 450-0581, or at evadiharce@gmail.com) . Provide a safe, fun , week for your child to explore the expansive fields, woods, garden and animals. Take short hikes,... 

OWL MOON

  The Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton-Winn Farm Published by Eva Diharce · Just now · Come Join us at the Hilton –Winn Farm for our very popular reading of the Owl Moon “ book followed by a presentation from CFW with an owl ambassador , and then join us for a night walk in the field “owl walk” in the field. Thursday February 9th 6-7:30 Please call to let us know you are coming 361-1385 Hilton-Winn Farm Center for Wild... 

Summer Fun Sign -ups Available

Our 2017  Summer Fun Flyer is now available , reserve your spot now! I  can’t wait for another year of adventure in nature, exploring the fields, gardens, animal care, unplugging and connecting to nature at the Hilton-Winn farm. Brochure is available on our web site under what we do :Summer Fun”.  ...