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UMass Amherst Libraries

Science Boot Camp 2013

Things to Do Outside

Puffer's Pond North Amherst. Free.
No lifeguard. Link goes to rules & regs.

Indoor Activities


Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory
South Deerfield - Admission (adult) $14.
For the lepidopterist in us all!

Local Restaurants

Amherst restaurants - a site with links to menus. TripAdvisor reviews

Amherst Chamber of Commerce restaurant list

Local coffee (Amherst):

  • Procrastination Station - Du Bois Library lobby
  • Rao's - roasted in Hadley, served at Rao's in town (17 Kellogg Ave.) Reviews
  • Amherst Coffee - 28 Amity St.
    Coffee, tea, wine, spirits.
  • Starbuck's - 71 North Pleasant St. - the usual


Local brew pubs, and one local pub: