Save the date for The Birchtree Center’s eighth-annual Benefit for Learning Auction on Saturday, November 16, in Eliot, Maine. You’ll enjoy great music, tasty food, and fabulous shopping opportunities–all for a wonderful cause! Jump-start your holiday shopping in our live and silent auctions and raffles. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Birchtree Center’s educational and therapeutic programs for children and youth with autism and their families. For more information, click here.
When you enjoy gourmet brick-oven pizzas, kabobs, calzones, appetizers, salads, and homemade desserts at The Community Oven from 5-9PM on Monday, June 10, a percentage of your purchase will go to support the nonprofit Birchtree Center’s autism programs. You can also get chances to win fun prizes that night in our Summer Fun Raffle.
The Community Oven’s wood-fired brick oven is centrally located in the restaurant, so everyone can watch as the pizzas are made and cooked right in front of you!
Birchtree’s students with autism have created beautiful art for you to enjoy during Birchtree’s second-annual art show on Wednesday, May 29, from 5:30 to 7:30pm at The Birchtree Center. You’ll see pieces hand-crafted by individual students and classrooms. And you can shop for original art and decor created by Birchtree’s students and staff.Continue reading
In April, we hosted a school-wide celebration for one of our students completing Birchtree’s day-school program. The ceremony included Pomp & Circumstance, speeches by staff members, and the awarding of a Certificate of Completion.Continue reading
This spring, we were thrilled to welcome Justin Spencer and Ryan Vezina of Recycled Percussion to Birchtree for
an interactive percussion workshop. They proved that music can be a universal means of communication!
Every student in the room was able to participate, whether they joined in Justin’s beat boxing or tried body-percussion techniques demonstrated by Ryan. Students leaned in with concentration…