Waterville Valley, NH - One of Waterville Valley’s most exciting summer traditions, the Kirby Youth Fishing Derby, is marking 10 years on Corcoran Pond. On Saturday June 15th, the annual Fishing Derby is back and there are fun activities- from... Read more →


The Discovery Center has also been awarded a $100,000 grant from Jane’s Trust, to support development of in-house capacity to create exhibits, with a focus on the Apollo 11 celebration. Read more →


Projects and people from Berlin to Nashua, and Peterborough to Portsmouth, were honored by the N.H. Preservation Alliance for outstanding preservation leadership and activity on May 31 at the Littleton Opera House.  The awards ceremony culminated a statewide conference that explored effective strategies and historic preservation’s relationship to health, well-being and community and economic development.  Read more →


This year, the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation presented The Honorable Martha Fuller Clark and Dr. Geoffrey Clark of Portsmouth, NH, with the AmplifiHER Award for their dedication, passion, and commitment to women and girls in New Hampshire, and for more than 40 years of dedicating their personal and professional lives to strengthening New Hampshire communities. Read more →


U.S Ski & Snowboard has named WVBBTS/Waterville Valley Academy the 2019 Freeski Club of the year. The club of the year is presented to a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Competition Club in each sport, which has distinguished itself in providing direction to young athletes through high-level competition programs resulting in athletic success. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is offering seven week-long science and engineering camps this summer for kids ages 5 – 14. The camps are led by specially selected NASA Space Grant interns – college students pursuing degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math fields) and overseen by the Discovery Center’s Director of Education, Mirka Zapletal. Read more →