North Country Children's Museum

Special Note: Mask Required.

Community Mentor: Hope Olson,

Agency and Placement Location: 10 Raymond Street, Potsdam, NY 13676 

Mission: According to their website, the mission of NCCM is "To promote children's creativity, inquiry and learning through active hands-on exhibits and programming. NCCM highlights the cultural and geographical resources of the North Country through partnerships with local universities and businesses."


  • Assist with day-to-day operations/programming
  • Facilitate activities for the STEAM table:
    • Creating a mask using cardboard pieces in the style of Picasso 

    • Building and then using a catapult to launch items across the table 

    • Creating bracelets based on the digits of pi 

    • Using microscopes to identify different common objects