Motivated students get the opportunity to try out their
learning, expand
their horizons
and experience
career options
with extraordinary

Teachers see students use their lessons outside the classroom and gain valuable
new ideas,
and materials
to apply in the

Since 1983 thousands of students and hundreds of teachers have participated in Minds On workshops created to take learning into the "real world"

We currently have 26 workshops scheduled offered by 20 mentors and feature a complete catalog of 74 available workshops.

Some examples of our active workshops

Writing & Language (View All)

How to Write the Story of Your Life
Set the Scene!
Frightening Fiction
Writing Shakespeare
A Character!

Math and Science (View All)

DNA Goes Bananas!
Math: Problems Solved!
Young Scientists Day
Breadboard Constructs: Electronics
Geometrics Unlimited: Theorems Fit Physical Realities

Social Studies and History (View All)

Historic Model United Nations
History You Can Touch
Underground Railroad

Teacher Workshops (View All)

Writers' Retreat for Teachers
Rensselaerville, NYGlens Falls, NYCanajoharie, NY
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