Our Mission

Turn Back Time’s mission is to help people recognize nature’s ability to teach and heal with a commitment to offering programs to underserved populations.

THANKS TO YOU FOR THE RESULTS WE HAVE ACHIEVED!

With your help we have exposed children to

25,000+

hours in nature and hosted over

3,500+

volunteer hours!

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OUR PROGRAMS

Preschool

Children ages 3-6 yrs old may enroll in the Preschool Program that runs Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., September through June. 2020-2021 Preschool Program enrollment begins February 1st! Our preschool is a blend of Nature Preschool, Forest Kindergarten, and Place-Based Learning, which is experienced outdoors regardless of the weather. Options are [...]

Homeschool

Turn Back Time’s homeschool program is an exploratory nature-based experience for children ages 4-11.   Nature provides rich context for students to participate in an emergent science curriculum in our outdoor classroom. We focus on overarching themes for each season and engage in activities that are mindfully guided by our educators and child-led, based upon [...]

Summer Camp

Our 6 week summer camp has been cancelled keep checking for updates and join in on some of our family sessions! We are hoping to run a minicamp in August keep checking for updates!   This property contains a working farm, nature playground, beaver pond and an extensive trail system. We believe, and research confirms, [...]

Family Farm Time

New Family Adventure Series Come enjoy a family adventure on the farm! This will be a self guided farm visit. We will provide resources for you to use through-out your adventure. Families will visit different stations throughout the farm with various activities. $20 per family, price is based on a family unit regardless of  size [...]

Critter Catchers

We do more than just catch critters! Critter Catchers is an after-school enrichment program.   This program series will run in the Spring (late March through June) and Fall (September through December) meeting twice per week on either Mondays/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday  from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Enrollment is for participants who are of kindergarten age up to sixth [...]

Adult Programming

Homesteading Classes Available Women’s Wellness Women’s Wellness Series are a kind of nourishment for our minds, bodies, and souls. They have recently included art therapy, movement, mindful practice, guided meditation, and forest bathing time. We hold a circle of brief sharing and simply aim to spend time connecting to nature and one another in heart [...]

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OUR CAUSES

Yurt Village

Yurt Village is coming to Turn Back Time in 2020!

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Outdoor Facilities

Help us build a kitchen and bath house.

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Staff Development Fund

Help our staff to continue grow!
 

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Scholarship Fund

Send a child to summer camp or preschool.

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General Support & In Memoriam

Give a gift in "General Support" or "Memory Of"

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Feed a Horse, Pony or Donkey!

Feed a horse, pony or donkey for a month or a year

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Turn Back Time (TBT) is a non-profit nature-based education center located on 58 acres in Paxton, Massachusetts.

Who We Are

Our mission at Turn Back Time is to help people recognize nature’s ability to heal and teach. We align with this mission through educational programs, nature play, and farm education.

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Meeting the Needs

Research confirms that spending time in nature reduces stress and promotes physical, psychological, and emotional health. In terms of early education, an outdoor classroom without walls provides natural accommodations for all children to learn in successful ways, without limitations.

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Who We Serve

We provide individuals of all ages and abilities access to nature here at Turn Back Time. This connection benefits our wellbeing mentally, physically, and emotionally.

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Our Team

Our staff at Turn Back Time are all experienced and compassionate educators, coming from different backgrounds and experience to align with our mission of connecting people to nature. We follow staffing guidelines mandated by the state of Massachusetts.

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