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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

Garden Work day this Sunday!

Come one come all Sunday May 17th  10-2 to work in the garden, weeding, spreading, rototilling…. all we need to get our raised beds ready for planting. Please stop by and lend a hand , call for more information 361-1385  ...

Fundraiser

  The Annual Youth Enrichment Center at the Hilton-Winn Farm benefit fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, April 11 in York.    ...

Register for Summer Fun!!!

It’s time to register for Summer Fun Programs, which will take place 3 weeks in July, from July 6-23, 2015. To register, download an application from the web site or call 207-361-1385. Also, afternoons (12-4) of the last week in July will be devoted to children of all ages with special needs (autism spectrum disorders or other disabilities). Come enjoy the new trails, fresh air, special guests, learn about the animals, the garden, explore, make crafts,...