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CMST Launches Astro Camp®. Registration Now Open!

CMST Launches Astro Camp®. Registration Now Open!

June 20, 2017


The Children’s Museum of St. Tammany is excited to offer (2) week-long Astro Camp® sessions this summer at our brand-new interim location at Kids Town. Astro Camp® is a part of the NASA Out of School-time Learning (NOSL) network. This program provides opportunities for future astronauts and engineers to learn about space and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM.  

 

CMST is out of this world with anticipation to welcome our first campers and spark their interest in…

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CMST WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

CMST WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

April 06, 2017


All-Volunteer Project Makes First Paid Hires as it Nears Opening

 

Madisonville native Amy Gassen Fresh has been named Executive Director of the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany (CMST).   On track to open at its interim location at Kids Town later this spring, CMST has been an exclusively volunteer-based project since its inception.  The 501c(3) is managed by a 15 member board of trustees and supported by an advisory board.

 

“I’m extremely proud of the work we have done…

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2nd Annual “Family Fun Eat & Run” Hosted by PIPE

2nd Annual “Family Fun Eat & Run” Hosted by PIPE

March 21, 2017


Petroleum Industry Promoting Education (PIPE) is hosting its 2nd annual "Family Fun Eat & Run" and we want you to join us on Sunday, April 9 in City Park. Our friends at PIPE are donating event proceeds to area children's museums so be sure to select CMST as the beneficary when you complete your registration

 

The post-race party boasts what quite possibly must be the ultimate in food and beverage of any local run/walk. So stick around…

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The Power of Play

March 13, 2017


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PIPE Donates to CMST

PIPE Donates to CMST

September 07, 2016


Members of PIPE (Petroleum Industry Promoting Education) presented CMST with a check at the CMST Fall Advisory Board Meeting. Along with other PIPE donations, these funds were raised at PIPE’s “Family Fun Eat & Run” earlier this year which benefited three area children’s museums. Shown are Daniel Durey (SPE), Al Melillo (NOGS), Rick Fowler (API), Lisa Barnett, Angie Gobert (SPE), Meagan Kohls (API), Charlie Miller (API), and Jules Guste.  CMST is honored to be a recipient and grateful for the…

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News Archive

Aug 31, 2016 - Black & Gold Day 2016 Proclamation IssuedAug 30, 2016 - CMST Reads for the RecordJun 14, 2016 - You Could Win 2016 LSU Football Season Tickets!Jan 14, 2016 - Pelican Energy Donates $30K to CMSTJan 14, 2016 - St. Tammany Parish Public Schools Raise Almost $20K for Black & Gold DayOct 13, 2015 - CMST Helps Read for the RecordSep 14, 2015 - New Orleans Geological Society Pledge AnnouncedMar 13, 2015 - The Dakota Restaurant Named Celebration’s Choice 2015Mar 04, 2015 - Exhibit Gallery Concepts UnveiledOct 02, 2014 - Black & Gold Day 2014 Proclamation IssuedSep 29, 2014 - Argyle Presents Conceptual Designs for MuseumSep 05, 2014 - 2014-15 CMST Advisory Board WelcomedMay 12, 2014 - Argyle Design of Brooklyn Contracted as Exhibit DesignerMar 26, 2014 - DiCristina’s Named Celebration’s Choice 2014Mar 10, 2014 - Globe MoveFeb 27, 2014 - Cleco Donation AnnouncementFeb 17, 2014 - Black & Gold Day 2013 ResultsSep 15, 2013 - Advisory Board Welcomed at Fall Kick-Off MeetingFeb 25, 2013 - Kids Town Partnership AnnouncedFeb 25, 2013 - Cultural Arts District and Future Site AnnouncedNov 09, 2012 - Black & Gold DayOct 29, 2012 - Sam’s Club Donation AnnouncedMar 04, 2012 - 5th Anniversary of Museum Fundraiser, CelebrationSep 19, 2011 - Incorporation of the Children’s MuseumSep 08, 2011 - Black and Gold DayMay 01, 2011 - Association of Children’s Museum Annual ConferenceMar 27, 2011 - 4th Annual Museum Fundraiser, CelebrationMar 01, 2011 - St. Tammany West League of Women VotersSep 24, 2010 - Black and Gold DayJun 01, 2010 - Southern Living Magazine Idea HouseMar 07, 2010 - 3rd Annual Museum Fundraiser, CelebrationFeb 02, 2010 - Winn Dixie Donation AnnouncedJan 01, 2010 - Children’s Museum Task ForceJan 01, 2010 - Business PlanJan 01, 2010 - National Search for Capital Campaign FirmOct 01, 2009 - Dunavant Pledges Exhibit FundsAug 01, 2009 - United Way Underwrites ExhibitAug 01, 2009 - Koop Drive Extension/Tammany Trace Re-Routing BegunJul 01, 2009 - National Search for Exhibit Design TeamApr 26, 2009 - 2nd Annual Museum Fundraiser, CelebrationMar 27, 2009 - Museum GroundbreakingJun 05, 2008 - Children’s Museum selected as Top 2 for Parish Cultural PlanApr 27, 2008 - 1st Annual Museum Fundraiser, CelebrationMar 01, 2008 - Franco’s Athletic Club PledgeFeb 02, 2008 - Parish Liaison AppointedNov 01, 2007 - Grant Received for Architectural Services and Feasibility StudyOct 01, 2007 - Community Leaders MeetingsSep 01, 2007 - Children’s Museum Logo AdoptedSep 01, 2007 - Land AcquisitionAug 01, 2007 - Southeastern PartnershipMar 01, 2007 - Northshore Kiwanis Partnership for FundraiserSep 11, 2006 - Association of Children’s Museum MembershipAug 01, 2006 - Museum Planning Begins AgainSep 01, 2005 - Museum without Walls assists in Red Cross FacilitiesAug 29, 2005 - Hurricane KatrinaAug 07, 2005 - Museum without Walls Community Project LaunchedMay 01, 2004 - Association of Children’s Museum ConferenceSep 01, 2003 - St. Tammany Parish Partnership AnnouncedAug 01, 2003 - JLGC Commits to Signature ProjectJan 01, 2003 - JLGC Initiates Children’s Museum Project

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