Kids’ STEAM Program at the Farmers’ Museum

Week-long STEAM Camps for Kids at The Farmers’ Museum this Summer

Two, week-long sessions take place July 10-14 and August 7-11. Register by June 16.

Cooperstown, New York — Register your child for a week-long STEAM camp this summer at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown. Each day campers will explore different activities relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Two, week-long sessions take place July 10-14 and August 7-11. Both sessions run Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and offer the same experience. The program is designed for kids entering 4th, 5th, 6th, or 7th grade next fall.

Participants will find workshops and activities such as The Science of Food, Technology and Commerce, How the Erie Canal Changed New York, Typeset to Tweet, Exploring Technological Advances in the Distribution of Information, Engineering a Village, Art in Architecture, Expressing Oneself in Early America, as well as Mathematics, Movement, and Measurement.

Campers have the opportunity thoroughly explore both Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum, participate in games such as Town Ball and Lacrosse, as well as complete several arts and crafts activities.

$280 Members, $320 Non-Members. To register your child, please contact Chris Weston, Manager of School Programs, at 607-547-1513 or e-mail Registration closes June 16.

About The Farmers’ Museum

As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life first-hand through authentic demonstrations and interpretative exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, a recreated historic village circa 1845, the Empire State Carousel, and a working farmstead. Through its 19th-century village and farm, the museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. The Farmers’ Museum’s outstanding collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, and hand planes to plows. The museum also presents a broad range of interactive educational programs for school groups, families, and adults that explore and preserve the rich agricultural history of the region.

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