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North Country Region
Field Trips

The North Country is a rural region that spans from the eastern shores of Lake Ontario to the western shores of Lake Champlain and the northern part of the region adjacent to the Canadian border. Counties include Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, St Lawrence.

1812 Homestead Farm & Museum

The 1812 Homestead Farm and Museum teaches farmstead life in 1812 as guests do farm chores and learn trades. The educational experiences include collecting maple syrup, candle-making, cooking on a hearth, and more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
North Country Region
Willsboro
TEL - 518-963-4071

Adirondack History Museum

The Adirondack History Museum teaches Essex County’s past and shares stories about the roots and values of its people. Topic include early farming, frontier life, wilderness exploration, logging, mining, art and more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool NEW YORK
Elizabethtown
North Country Region
TEL - 518-873-6466

Akwesasne Cultural Center

At the Akwesasne Cultural Center includes a museum and library where visitors can view exhibits, objects and photographs about the culture of the Mohawk people of Akwesasne. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool NEW YORK
Hogansburg
North Country Region
TEL - 518-358-2461

Ausable Chasm

Otherwise known as the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks, Ausable Chasm offers groups a wide range of outdoor adventures for students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Ausable Chasm
North Country Region
TEL - 518-834-7454

Dr. Frank A. Revetta Planetarium

The Dr. Frank A. Revetta Planetarium at SUNY Potsdam offers free educational programs, including popular planetarium shows and a series of seismology workshops.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Shows COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool NEW YORK
North Country Region
Potsdam
TEL - 315-267-3441

International American Maple Museum Centre

The International American Maple Museum Centre was founded in 1977 to preserve the history and evolution of the North American maple syrup industry. Exhibits depict the history of maple syrup and sugar making techniques.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guide Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Croghan
North Country Region
TEL - 315-346-1107

John Brown Farm State Historic Site

At the John Brown Farm State Historic Site, guests see the home and final resting place of Brown. Guests view his family’s graveyard as well as his farmhouse, barn, and caretaker’s house.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool NEW YORK
Lake Placid
North Country Region
TEL - 518-523-3900

Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Lake Placid Center for the Arts is one of upstate New York’s largest art centers, showcasing theater, dance, and music of various genres.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Lake Placid
North Country Region
TEL - 518-523-2512

Lake Placid Olympic Museum

At the Lake Placid Olympic Museum, explore Olympic history in Lake Placid through a large collection of materials. View artifacts, photographs, and videos and learn about the cultural differences of different hosts while moving through exhibits.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool NEW YORK
Lake Placid
North Country Region
TEL - 518-302-5326
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