Environmental Education Center

W. Alton Jones Campus, 401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817-2158

altonjones@uri.edu401.874.8200 (p); 401.397.3293 (f)

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Youth and College Retreats and Special Events



Escape to the serenity of the W. Alton Jones Campus’ Environmental Education Center with more than 2,300 acres of lakes, streams, ponds, inspiring forests and historical farmland for your next retreat or special event.  Spring flowers, summer fun, fall foliage or winters by the fireplace – every season awaits you.

Enjoy the spectacular scenery, warm hospitality and picturesque settings that define us.

  • The rustic, yet comfortable Environmental Education Center Main Lodge consists of a  knotty pine dining hall with hardwood floors and fieldstone fireplace that can accommodate up to 150 people.
  • Our six cabins offer comfortable rustic sleeping options  with modern facilities. All cabins are winterized and have hot showers and lavatory facilities. Each cabin has  polished wooden floors and sturdy wooden bunk beds that  can accommodate 16 to 20 people.
  • Recreational activities abound at the Environmental Education Center. Take advantage of our extensive hiking trails, sand volleyball court, multi-acre recreation fields for games and activities. Or just sit back and take in the beauty around you.
  • In the evening gather around the campfire area for socializing and S’mores or cozy up to a welcoming fireplace.

 For more information please email: altonjones@uri.edu

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