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"Tell me, What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"  -Mary Oliver

It is our mission to offer exceptional outdoor enrichment to people of all ages.

We believe strongly in the value of nature based education and developing emotional intelligence.

We strive to nurture empathy and perseverance, to kindle curiosity and creativity.

Your experience is our priority. 

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A myriad of offerings for ages 3 and up! Our youth programs prioritize nurturing a connection to the land and wildlife while kindling a sense of community. We value the growth and resilience that occurs when children are given the freedom to explore, create, engage and problem solve with each other and individually.


Get into the woods or out on the water! Week long summer camps for ages 3 & up in numerous locations in the seacoast area. Seven Rivers Paddling, our water based branch offers Adventure Paddle Camps for ages 6 & up in addition to Specialty Camps for ages 10 & up.


Seven Rivers offers after school programs in Durham, Newfields, Newmarket and Dover for grades K-8. Off the Beaten Path, Kayaking, XC Skiing, Survival Skills, Art in Nature, Medieval Adventure, Backcountry Cooking, Carving, Shelter and Fire Building, Fishing and more!


Interested in collaborating to offer a customized group experience with Seven Rivers? We will work to create a program, training, field trip or event that fits your needs! Peter Sawtell, owner and founder of Seven Rivers has decades of experience working with youth and adults, designing enrichment, and training educators.

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