The Browne Center

September Newsletter


The University of New Hampshire is celebrating it’s 150th anniversary!  Two events will happen Friday, September 30th at The Browne Center in support of this celebration.

Click Here for All of the events:

Through the lens of the life and legacy of Evelyn Browne

From 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., The Browne Center

This program will showcase Evelyn Browne’s legacy and highlight the many ways UNH has facilitated human/environment interactions through healthy outdoor activities during its 150 years, in the spirit of Evelyn. During the program the Browne Center will host an open house during which participants can experience the UNH Challenge course firsthand.

UNH Outdoor Education: Annual TOED Talk 

(Putting the OE into Ted Talks since 2010)
From 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., The Browne Center

TOED talks invites the following presenters:

      • Randy Pierce ’88, President of 20/20 Vision Quest and accomplished athlete to talk about hiking blind with his guide dog.
      • Alyssa Ballestero ’10, UNH OE alum, will discuss her recent experience successfully surviving the television reality show Naked and Afraid XL in Africa.
      • Pam McPhee and Jen Stanchfield will discuss the outdoor legacy of UNH professor Evelyn Browne, namesake of the Browne Center.


Wishing you fun in learning,
Pam, Mark, Tara, Jeff, Crystie & Lesley
The Browne Center for Innovative Learning
at The University of New Hampshire


September Highlights:

Youth & Student Programs has had a busy September!

We served almost 900 participants including 2 staff development programs. The majority of our programming is here on property at our beautifully maintained ropes courses, however we occasionally do offsite programs.

This month, our programs included working with middle school students, youth at risk, adults in a neuro-science internship, college orientation, high school orientation for international students, 10th graders on empathy, 5th graders on community building, university honors students, 8th grade leaders, UNH academic classes from the Rec & Management and Social Work depts., college student leaders, a high school chorus, and training educators on our new social and emotional learning curriculum.

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The Browne Center has been providing innovative experiential learning programs since the early 1980s. We provide a wide range of programming from comprehensive trainings to shorter one-day sessions. Our learning programs evolve to meet the needs of our clients and our diverse client base allows us to draw upon best practices from a variety of disciplines and remain sensitive to specific needs and outcomes.

Creating a dynamic program based on your group's specific goals is our approach with every single client. We can provide an action-packed program to meet your needs – whether you are coming together as a new group, integrating new members, building positive group relationships, addressing specific behaviors, or striving for performance excellence.