Services, Facilities & Conference Spaces

Event Services and Summer Programs

The office of event services and summer programs prides itself on providing a peaceful and professional setting for conferences, camps, retreats, and social events ranging from a dozen to 600 people.

The Red Barn

With its wide-panel flooring and post-and-beam construction, the Red Barn offers a rustic feel with authentic New England charm.

The R.W. Kern Center

The R.W. Kern Center is a living symbol of Hampshire’s values in practice and ideas in action. Our first major new building in three decades, it was built with the goal of certification under the world’s most advanced green building standard, the Living Building Challenge: generating its own electricity, collecting its own water, and built avoiding toxic “red list” chemicals using materials mainly from local and regional sources. The 17,000-sq-ft center is a major piece of Hampshire’s broad sustainability initiative to make campus operations carbon neutral, including a plan to go 100 percent solar for campus electricity this year. This multifunctional building also serves as a living laboratory, where students and the public study its systems and performance, tied to measures for sustainability.

Summer Academic Programming

Hampshire College offers a variety of summer academic programs, providing students with opportunities for intensive experience in fields that reflect our leadership in creativity, entrepreneurship and social change, world language learning, and food and agriculture.

Hampshire College Early Learning Center

The Hampshire College Early Learning Center is a College-based early childhood center serving children eight weeks to five years of age through an infant, toddler, and preschool program.

The Hampshire College Farm Center

The Hampshire College Farm Center is a working farm and thriving educational center, providing agricultural programs for the College, local community members, and school groups.

The Hampshire College Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA) provides a model of farming directly linking consumers to farmers. With over 210 members, the CSA provides fresh organic produce to the campus and local community.

The Bay Road Tennis Club and MultiSport Center

The Bay Road Tennis Club and MultiSport Center, on the campus of Hampshire College, is open during the academic year, September through mid-May. Several membership plans are offered, from tennis court use to the use of the track only.

The Toni and Gregory S. Prince Cultural Village

Through the Cultural Village, independent organizations not directly affiliated with the College, but which share similar educational and programmatic values, are located on or adjacent to campus.

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The Red Barn at Hampshire College offers a charming, rustic, and unique venue for meetings and special events of all kinds.
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The Hampshire College Farm provides educational opportunities for the community and welcomes student and faculty projects, research, and coursework. The farm is also a place to enjoy the landscape, visit with animals, study, and host events.
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