January & September 2014 & 15 - Hamilton College Students again help out w/other Museum Adult Volunteers at our Children's Museum!


8-15 Hamilton College Vols taking their lunch break after cleaning on all 4 floors.

8-15 Hamilton College Vols pose for their traditional group photo on our Museum's Oak staircase w/Mr. Brad, poject overseer :& Museum Board Vice Chair.


9-14 Hamilton College Vols pose for their traditional group photo on our Museum's Oak staorcase


9-14 Hamilton College Vols shop vacuum 4th floor

9-14 Hamilton College Vols pose for their traditional group photo on our Museum's Oak staorcase


9-14 Hamilton College Vols enjoy the train setup dusted off by the Hamilton College Volunteers!


9-14 Hamilton College Vols vacuuming 2nd floor


9-14 Hamilton College Vol cleaning 1st fl Bathrooms


9-14 Hamilton College Vols dustmoping 1st floor


9-14 Hamilton College Vols cleaning kitchen/Bday Rm


9-14 Hamilton College Vols cleaning the DinoRama Rm


9-14 Hamilton College Vols cleaning 3rd fl Legp Rm


1-14 Hamilton College gals with Front Office Mngr Jessica, Volunteer Mktg Mngr Brad, Volunteer Exhibits Mngr Earl pose on our Children's Museum oak staircase after an afternoon of helping out!! * View Video

1-14 Cleaning the plate glass window of our Children's Museum Gift Shop at our Front Desk area

Cleaning the plastic toys and other items in our popular Kids Play Space (for kids 2 and under) with our Shaklee Green cleaning fluid! ===============

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Cleaning the popular Life Size Wooden train all can 'ride' on

Wrapping up our 3rd floor Christmas trees

Getting them ready to store until next year!

Carefiully storing the trees with Mr. Earl's guidance

Helping to clean the tanks, etc. in our Living Science Room under the guidance of Mr. Brad

Helping Earl get more wood ready for our newest train table; ===============

Cutting with the power saw, ready to house newly donated/Lionel trains!

Cleaning the window that holds our oldest antique items
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Sweeping & dustmoping the 3rd floor

Storing Santa's mailbox for another year!

Moving the Legoo & Thomas the train tables back where the trees were

Putting a lego exhibit of the ISS (put together by Jr. Bd Mbr Mr Sammy) on top of our STEM Corner

Dusting down our real airplane (that flew out of Oneida Co airport) so kids can 'pilot' it!

Finishing off the day by having fun on our LED Play Dance floor!

September 2013 - Hamilton College HAVOC students Volunteer once again at our Children's Museum!


9-13 Hamilton Serves students with CM Exhibits vol Earl Lewis (L), & Staff Member Jessica (R)

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Above: Cleaning glass doll cases - Right; Cleanimg outside of 3rd fl new bathroom
   

 

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September 2012 - Hamilton College students once again Volunteer at our Children's Museum!


9-12 Hamilton HAVOC students with CM Exhibits vol Earl Lewis (L), & Staff Member Trinh (R)

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January 2012 - Hamilton College students once again Volunteer at our Children's Museum!

 
 
 
 

August, 2011 - Hamilton College incoming students Volunteer once again at our Children's Museum!


Hamilton students with CM Exhibits vol Earl Lewis (L), Jr Bd Mbr Samuel Butcher (front), Museum Board Chair John Nogas (R)

Day One: in the AM, helping visitors put together STEM activities; in the PM, helping clean the museum

Day Two: in the AM, finishing up the STEM activities; in the PM, helping take old computers from museum to recycling


above photo by Nancy Ford

View photos taken by Utica OD * View video shot by WKTV

May 16, 2011 - Hamilton College students return for a Spring Spruceup at The Children's Museum!


May 16, 2011 - Hamilton College students return for a Spring Spruceup at The Children's Museum!

Jan. 15, 2011 - Hamilton College students end their busy workday at The Children's Museum by enjoying our LED Play Dance Floor and posing on our historic oak staircase for the traditional photo along with museum board members & other volunteers who helped out sprucing up the museum, packing up holiday decorations, setting up a new donated Lionel train exhibit, cleaning & setting up Theatre Room.
 

Hamilton students with Museum Board members John Nogas & Brad Brown, CM Exhibit vol Earl Lewis, Jr Bd Mbr Samuel Butcher & HO exhibit vols Leif Willson & Trinh Truong. Not pictured, Board member Nancy Crisino & Vols Sam Crisino & Steve Mowers
 

9-11-10 Hamilton College volunteers making a difference
 

9-10 Hamilton College students w/Board Chair John Nogas, L. & Museum Volunteers Earl Lewis, front & Board Vol Brad Brown, R., at the end of a busy day helping us spruce up our 4th floor.

8-10 Hamilton College students w/Museum Volunteer Earl Lewis, L. & Board Vol Brad Brown, R., at the end of a busy day helping us spruce up our museum.
 

Before they left, they had fun on the LED Play Dance Floor, joined by Executive Director Marlene Brown's grandson
 

 
 

8-10 Hamilton College Students work with Museum volunteers to spruce up our museum! How lucky we are to have these talented young people come back yearly to help us out!

 


1-10: Hamilton College volunteers help spruce up the museum - View slideshow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Below: January 23, 2010 - Hamilton College HAVOC Students gave up another Saturday afternoon to work on exhibits at our Children's Museum


1-10: Hamilton College HAVOC group also comes in to help spruce up the museum, as part of their Martin Luther King Jr. volunteer day

1-10: Giving a fresh coat of paint to the museum's little kids steps

1-10: Left & Above: giving a fresh coat of paint to Exploration Space

1-10: Helping CM Volunteer Earl change over a NASA exhibit on the 4th floor

1-10: And taking the time to enjoy a game of Dodgeball on our LED Dance floor!

 

Below: September 2, 2006 - Hamilton College HAVOC Students gave up another Saturday afternoon to work on Make a Difference Day Projects with members of the Rotary eClub NY1 at the Children's Museum in Utica, NY. True service above self from some of our community's finest young adults.


Above: Nov. 2006 - Hamilton College Havoc Community Liason and other volunteers spend a day helping out at our museum. Right: Sept. 2006 HAVOC students pose for a day's end picture on the Children's Museums famous oak staircase, after "Making a Difference" - view other pictures below.



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Hamilton College Students gave up a sunny winter Saturday to work on Community Service Projects at the Children's Museum in Utica, NY. True service above self from some of our community's finest young adults.



Hamilton College at Children's Museum continue to Make A Difference

Hamilton College Students gave up a sunny fall Saturday to work on Make A Difference Day Projects at the Children's Museum in Utica, NY with Rotary eClub NY1 members. True service above self at one of our community's finest quality of life & tourism attractions from some of our community's finest young adults.


You truly made a difference... we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

September 16, 2004 The Hamilton College Habitat for Humanity group returned once again to the Children's Museum to work on various projects. View pictures below of their work and the results that got a smile!

September 4 & 23rd, 2004 A large student organization, HAVOC (Hamilton College Action Volunteer Outreach Coalition) returned again to the Children's Museum to work on various projects. View pictures below.



Hamilton Habitat putting together a new exhibit

Hamilton Habitat students paint display stands

Hamilton Habitat finishing the Animal Room mural

Hamilton Habitat painting Exploration Station hallway

Hamilton Habitat helps decorate the museum for our Halloween Boo Bash

Giving fresh coat of paint to steps & tables

Hamilton Habitat group poses at end of a busy fun day with museum educators Sally (L.) and Dan (R.)

The new exhibit goes up in PlaySpace, to the delight of wee ones

Hamilton HAVOC students clean Hot Wheels hallway

Reconstructing NASA exhibit on museum's 4th floor

LEFT: Hamilton Havoc students pulling up weeds in back of Children's Museum; ABOVE: painting on 3rd floor Living Science area

A long tiring job done by a group of dedicated students

Even the rooms needed a good cleanup

The 4th floor got a sweeping, mopping & repainting

Plywood got its needed coat of varnish

HAVOC busily involved inside and (right) finding a long worm as they cleaned up outside!

The HAVOC group poses on the Children's Museum famous oak staircase after a day of service to improve what the Utica OD calls a "Community Treasure"

ABOVE: Painting the Living Science area on the 3rd floor; ABOVE: Pulling weeds with a smile!

 

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