The North Country Children’s Museum’s Class Series and Vacation Camps offer kids unique, interactive STEAM activities led by NCCM educators and university faculty. Camps and classes are held at our location in downtown Potsdam. Members receive a 10% discount. Contact us about scholarships: [email protected].

Summer Camps 2023

Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm, $195. For children in grades 1-5

Email [email protected] for the waitlist

FULL- Kid Entrepreneur Camp: July 10th-14th Calling all “Kid Entrepreneurs” and “Artrepreneurs”! Build your own small business! Experiment with product development, marketing, branding and sales! You will create your own product (or with a partner) throughout the week and the camp concludes with a farmer’s market style set-up to sell our products at Ives Park during Potsdam Summerfest! Launch your very own start-up!

FULL- YouTuber Camp: July 17th-21st YOU on YouTube! Do you have amazing ideas? Become a content creator in this arts camp! Experiment with videography, content creation, set design, acting and video editing. We will upload our short creations onto the NCCM YouTube channel and TikTok platforms. See if you can go viral!

FULL- Forestry & Environmental Science Camp: July 24th-28th In this outdoor-oriented camp, we’ll be exploring the nearby parks and trails to learn all about native flora and fauna. We’ll explore how our parks and ecosystems around the world sustain the wonders of the outdoors. We’ll practice tree identification and dig deep into the incredible ecosystem beneath our feet, learn to go with the water cycle flow, and so much more!

FULL- Chemistry Lab Camp: July 31-August 4 Color is all around us….just like chemistry! From the leaves on the trees to the pigments that dye our clothes, chemistry impacts the colors we see. Be prepared to explore the vibrant world of Color Chemistry through a series of lab experiments, learning workshops and DIY crafting fun. This camp is perfect for aspiring scientists AND artists!

FULL- Theater & Tech Camp: August 7th-11th Learn how to adapt a script as we turn The Wizard Of Oz into a short play! Campers will design the costumes and sets for our show, but with a twist: they will learn how technology can be incorporated into costuming to create a unique and modern take on this classic tale.

FULL- Robotics Camp: August 14th-18th In this hands-on camp, students will practice basic coding skills and begin thinking like a computer by practicing with a series of micro:bit projects. We’ll assemble and experiment with Makeblock Robot programming puzzles, then get creative with a series of Apitor Superbot design challenges as we confront missions too dangerous for humans alone – and translate their innovative designs into a ‘high-tech’ play! Finally, we’ll wrap things up by tinkering with the groundbreaking creative potential of Artificial Intelligence.

FULL – April Break Camp: Music, Art & Machines

April 10th-14th, 9am-3pm, $195. For children in grades 1-5

Email [email protected] for the waitlist
Immerse your senses in our STEAM Art, Music and Machines camp. Tinker with musical Rube Goldberg machines, use power tools to create works of art, create a painting using everyday machines (e.g. bicycle), invent new ways to utilize simple machines in artistic expression and learn about contemporary artists who are discovering new and exciting ways to make art with machines and technology.

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