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
A Character!
Writing for Publication
Young Writers Day

Math and Science (View All)

Young Mathematicians Day
DNA Goes Bananas!
Illustrating Nature
Breadboard Constructs: Electronics

Social Studies and History (View All)

Underground Railroad
History You Can Touch
Historic Model United Nations

Teacher Workshops (View All)

Writers' Retreat for Teachers
Rensselaerville, NYGlens Falls, NYCanajoharie, NY
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Minds On is a program of The Rensselaerville Institute ~ 63 Huyck Road ~ Rensselaerville, NY 12147
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