There are still a few openings for this hands-on 5 day long workshop where you will build a sugar shack while learning and employing traditional timber framing skills and tools. You must be 15 years or older.
This five day program is for youth ages 12-16, and is limited to 15 participants. It runs daily from 9am to 4pm and meets at the Schoharie River Center in Burtonsville, NY.
We are grateful for the financial support of the Times Union Hope Fund, The Schoharie County Youth Bureau, The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, The United Way of the Greater Capital Region, and NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Also, The Friends of Fort Plain, Fort Plain Central Schools.
Our mission is to instill a love for learning and science, promote the values of stewardship for our local environment, and encourage the positive and responsible involvement of youth in their communities
Schoharie River Center Inc
Traditional Timber Framing WorkshopBuild a Sugar Shack! - 7/6/16 - 7/10/16 from 8:30am to 5pm each day. Learn how to hand cut joinery without power tools. This workshop is now full!
While learning more about their community, its people and natural environment, teens (age 13-18) will learn to use digital audio and video media to tell their story.
The Schoharie River Center, New York Folklore Society, and the Amsterdam Free Library are partnering in a program that incorporates Watershed Ecology Studies with Aural/Oral History and Video Production to create sound and video portraits of the Mohawk Watershed.
Introductory Sessions will be held Thursday, June 23, Monday, June 27 and Thursday, June 30 from 6:00—8:00 p.m. at the Amsterdam Free Library.
Come learn about this free program and explore some
introductory skills. No prior experience necessary.