Children's Museum Programs Continue at Clarkson Bookstore

05.15.13

The North Country Children’s Museum will continue its “Museum Without Walls” series of Saturday afternoon enrichment programs through the end of June. 

Children in grades 1-4 who are interested in robotics can participate on May 25 and June 15, while those in grades 5-8 will have the opportunity on June 1. There will be an Adirondack Waterways Science Program on June 22 for grades K-6. Each workshop costs $10 per child to attend. 

“Each ‘Museum Without Walls’ workshop is a prototype of a permanent exhibition planned for the museum, which will open doors in the fall of 2015,” said Sharon Vegh Williams of the North Country Children’s Museum. “In addition to a hands-on, interactive learning experience, the children are also helping to craft the development of each exhibit space.”

The programs are being offered through a partnership between three local entities: the North Country Children’s Museum, Clarkson University and SUNY Potsdam. Museum volunteers offer curriculum and instruction, Clarkson University hosts each event at its downtown Market Street bookstore location, and SUNY Potsdam processes participant registrations through the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation. 

For more information or to pre-register for a program, please contact the SUNY Potsdam’s Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation at (315) 267-2167, or visit www.potsdam.edu/community/clear.

Founded in 1816, and located on the outskirts of the beautiful Adirondack Park, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America’s first 50 colleges. SUNY Potsdam currently enrolls approximately 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its handcrafted education, challenging liberal arts and sciences core, excellence in teacher training and leadership in the performing and visual arts.