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June 29, 2020 - August 21, 2020
The Berkshire Museum’s popular summer camp programs are moving online as part of Berkshire [email protected] From June 29 to August 21, children entering grades 1 through 6 will have the opportunity to become kitchen scientists, build and test robots, solve the case, develop code, and more with the museum’s new [email protected] series of virtual summer camps.
Each virtual camp program comes with a [email protected] Kit containing all the ingredients, materials, and instructions children need to complete a full week of activities at home. From baking soda to robotics kits, every camper will be fully equipped to play, experiment, and learn. Each program also features call-in office hours with the museum’s expert educators in case the young sleuths, archeologists, and engineers get stuck along the way, and opportunities to chat and compare projects with their fellow campers online.
“Our camps have always been about having fun and challenging campers to be creative and innovative. This year, we applied that creativity and innovation to invent [email protected],” said Berkshire Museum Executive Director Jeff Rodgers. “We think it’s a great balance of engaging activities and safety for this summer.”
Registration will open to the public Sunday, June 7, at explore.berkshiremuseum.org. Each [email protected] program will cost $90, or $75 for Berkshire Museum members.
Berkshire Museum’s [email protected] virtual summer camps include 11 distinct programs, with many offered multiple times throughout the season:
For children entering grades 1 and 2 in the fall:
Physics of Fun
For children entering grades 3 to 6 in the fall:
Crime Scene Investigation
Robot Olympics I & II
About the Berkshire Museum
Located at 39 South Street in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Berkshire Museum combines art, science, and history to create thought-provoking experiences for the whole family through interactive programs, interdisciplinary exhibitions, and engaging online series. The museum building is temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visit explore.berkshiremuseum.org to enjoy the Berkshire Museum wherever you are.