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 32 workshops scheduled offered by 25 mentors and feature a complete catalog of 68 available workshops.

Some examples of our active workshops

Writing & Language (View All)

Writing Shakespeare
Writers' Retreat for Teachers
A Character!
En France!
Fantasy in Flight

Math and Science (View All)

Illustrating Nature
Young Mathematicians Day
Breadboard Constructs: Electronics
Math: Owls and More
DNA Goes Bananas!

Social Studies and History (View All)

Science, Ethics and the Law
First Amendment and the Press
History You Can Touch
Historic Model United Nations
Underground Railroad

Teacher Workshops (View All)

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