145 Loring St., Duxbury , 781-934-7101 bfarm.org
Bay Farm Montessori Academy is an independent, co-educational day school serving children from toddlers through Grade 8. One of the South Shore’s oldest and largest Montessori schools, Bay Farm offers all students the excitement of hands-on learning and small class sizes on a nine-acre campus. Bay Farm provides a challenging academic environment with a vibrant visual and performing arts program in a nurturing community where children emerge as self-confident learners. Our Middle School offers internships, boating, field trips, and an iPad for every student. Bay Farm is dedicated to providing a well-rounded education, delivered individually. Bay Farm is accredited by the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE).
Celebrating more than 40 years of educating students, Cape Cod Academy is an independent K through grade 12 day school situated on 46 acres in the heart of the Cape. Across our three school divisions, a positive peer pressure environment encourages curiosity, leadership and academic rigor. Our curriculum is not driven by standardized testing, and our classes enable students to develop 21st-century skills that are imperative for future success including critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication and collaboration. Our classrooms are led by top-flight faculty who develop new teaching approaches based on the best research and our own experience on how best to reach our kids. Student performance is measured in many ways – in addition to testing – and we take pride in the fact that 100 percent of our graduates attend their select colleges.
Founded in 1784, Derby was one of the first co-educational day schools in the country for students in Pre-K through Grade 8. Our mission remains the same now as it was two hundred years ago: to Improve Both Mind and Heart. Small class sizes and a dedicated faculty are the backbone of a well-balanced curriculum of academics, arts, athletics and community service. Our Healey Family Center for Innovation creates a collaborative environment that supports the theme-based International Primary Curriculum for Grades Pre-K – 5, and provides a state-of-the-art learning space for robotics, engineering design and STEAM lessons.
Sandwich, MA 02563
Heritage Museums & Gardens is the largest public garden in Southern New England. It is located on 100 acres of magnificent grounds and trails on the banks of Shawme Pond in Historic Sandwich.
The gardens feature internationally important collections of rhododendrons, including those created by Charles Dexter, who did his ground-breaking plant hybridizing work here. Their typical bloom time is from Memorial Day Weekend to mid-June. Other horticultural areas of interest include the country’s most comprehensive collection of hydrangeas, a collection of over 1,000 varieties of daylilies, hostas, herb, hosta, and heather gardens, and more than a thousand varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers along beautiful and easily walked paths.
Hidden Hollow, a family-friendly outdoor discovery area, is a place for exploration of the outdoors and our place in it. Heritage offers three gallery buildings housing permanent exhibits of world-class automobiles, a working vintage carousel, American folk art, and featured special exhibitions.
Inly School is a progressive, arts-rich, independent Montessori school on Boston’s South Shore that combines an integrated curriculum with an experiential approach to deliver a highly individualized education for students in toddler through middle school. Inly blends Montessori curriculum and philosophy with educational best practices to teach core academic subjects, world languages, arts, athletics, life skills, and creative thinking in a hands-on manner. Founded in 1973, Inly draws 280 students from 17 nearby towns. Inly’s 10-acre campus includes a sun-filled Library and Artsbarn; the da Vinci Studio, an innovation lab with a Think Tank, Robotics and Maker Spaces, and Digital Design Studio; and a 4-acre Outdoor Classroom with nature trails. Discover the difference at ww.inlyschool.org.
Scituate, MA 02066
The mission of JLJ Spiritual Healing is to promote healing and wellness on all levels of mind, body, spirit, and soul. The center offers spiritual classes, a variety of spiritual healing and guidance sessions, and special events to assist all who come to the center. Also, at JLJ Spiritual Healing visitors will find Heather Keay’s amazing spiritual photography, which can also be viewed on the JLJ Spiritual Healing Facebook page @ fb.me/jljspiritualhealing, or on her website @ www.jljhealing.com. Owner, Heather Keay, Certified Reiki Master Teacher, Usui Holy Fire II practitioner, Advanced Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) practitioner, spirit medium, and Amazon #1 Bestselling author, offers alternative healing therapies at her center, JLJ Spiritual Healing, in Scituate, Massachusetts. These alternative healing therapies include private spirit mediumship readings, group classes, and private and group sessions about how to best connect to the spirit world and learn about and strengthen one’s own, unique spiritual healing gifts.
Magic Dragon Preschool and Children’s Center provides an educational based child care experience to families throughout the South Shore. We recognize and respect individual differences and cultural diversity by offering a high quality early childcare program. Our staff consists of highly educated and degreed early childhood teachers and qualified support staff. In a safe nurturing environment, we promote physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development, while being sensitive and supportive of a family’s child care needs.
Plymouth, MA 02360
“Plimoth Plantation offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Today, Plimoth Plantation provides an engaging and experiential outdoor and indoor learning environment on its main campus and at the State Pier on Plymouth’s waterfront, and at the Plimoth Grist Mill on Town Brook. Our permanent exhibits tell the complex and interwoven stories of two distinct cultures- English and Native. The main exhibits are enhanced with an exciting menu of special events, public programs and workshops that offer a rich and diverse exploration of the 17th-century.”
Plymouth, MA 02360
Plymouth 400, Inc. is planning Signature Events and Programs honoring this historic Anniversary – America’s story of exploration, innovation, self-governance, religious expression, and thanksgiving; the legacies sparked by these historic events and that continue today as cornerstones of our nation
South Shore Conservatory provides access to exceptional arts education and performance for the South Shore community, fostering creativity, artistic growth, and well-being for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Visit sscmusic.org for more details.