Campers will build their own robots and test the skills of their robotic creations in feats of strength, speed, and endurance. Each day will feature new challenges, robot designs, and tons of fun. No prior robot experience necessary. Space is limited to 10 campers. Session 1 Dates: June 29 – July 3, 2015 Time: 9am [...]
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Explore the Aquarium and make friends with the animals living in our own backyards. Listen to the sounds of local wildlife, create animal tracks, make crafts, and play games. This camp session includes two field trips to a local pond to observe these animals in their natural habitat. Don’t miss the chance to spot live [...]
And action! Calling all budding actors, directors, and writers—let’s make a movie! From the initial idea to the rolling credits, campers make the creative decisions, from writing the script, to casting the actors, directing the action, and manning the cameras! On the last day, friends and family are invited to the premiere showing of the [...]
Learn the art of magic and amaze your friends and family in this new summer camp program! Under the guidance of local experts, campers will practice basic card tricks, study slight-of-hand, and experiment with the common tools and props of professional magicians. Dates: July 27 – 31, 2015 Times: 9am – noon Grades: 4 – 6* [...]
Raid your kitchen pantry and become a mad scientist! Combine and test the properties of common household ingredients for fun and thrilling experiments you can recreate at home! All experiments are kid-safe. Dates: June 29 – July 3, 2015 Times: 1 – 4pm Grades: 4 – 6* Camp Registration is now open! Half-day Camps $150 ($125 [...]
This popular camp is back oozing with new experiments and exploding with perennial favorites. Become a kitchen scientist and make crazy concoctions with everyday items while discovering the twisted chemistry of the common ingredients that the kitchen cabinets hold. Learn how to launch a rocket with Alka-Seltzer, make a hover craft, and help an elephant [...]
Take part in the ultimate game of Clue! Learn how to lift finger prints, make shoe imprints, and detect if someone is trying to deflect the truth. Then use your sleuthing skills to play detective and seek out the criminal in a new mystery each day. Dates: July 20 – 24, 2015 Times: 9am – [...]
Dates: June 30 to July 3, 2014 Times: 9am to noon Ages: Grades 4-6 Experience an exciting world of butterflies right here at the Berkshire Museum in this summer’s live butterfly pavilion. Campers will learn about local butterflies, including what they need to survive and how to attract them. Camp activities will include games, projects, [...]
It’s time for some innovative animation! Develop your own stories and create your own stop-motion mini-movie. Make a storyboard, set, and animated characters. Learn how to do a screen test and post-production. All of the animated creations will be featured in an animation festival held on the last day of camp. Dates: August 17 – [...]
Inspired by our popular 10 Days of Play festival, join us for a week of youth-directed creative play and fun! With the help of museum educators, campers will use recycled materials and found objects to tell stories, create adventures, and construct imaginative play-scapes. Dates: August 10 - 14 Times: 1 - 4pm Ages: Grades K [...]