Are you an out-of-school-time (OST) provider in Ohio working with students in grades K-5? Your locations may be eligible to receive one or more interactive kits for use in your summer and after school programs. Each kit contains five activities and materials for up to 20 students, including an easy-to-follow facilitator’s guide and links to online resources. One hour of professional development from your local PBS station will be required for each kit that a staff member receives. Supplies are limited.

To contact your local PBS station about Camp-in-a-Box or how to register for a training, click the appropriate button below.

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Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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Animal Adventures

Explore animal features, behaviors and habitats with the Wild Kratts in this 5 part collection. View the video and print resources for Animal Adventures Camp with the Wild Kratts on PBS LearningMedia.

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Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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Winter Fun

In Winter Fun Camp, your student will explore shadows, the science behind
snow, how animals and humans adapt to winter, and how force and motion operate in winter
and beyond. View the video and print resources for Winter Fun Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

(limited number of kits remaining) 

Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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All About Air

The purpose of this camp is to help children understand that air takes up space and can do work. This is a difficult concept for children to understand because they cannot see it, feel it, or smell it. Several small experiments are provided to help them understand these concepts. View the video and print resources for Winter Fun Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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Nature Camp

Nature is all around us. This camp will allow students to explore living things regardless of their location, and explore water, soil and life cycles. From hands-on science to art projects, this Camp will keep your students engaged for a week or more. View the video and print resources for Winter Fun Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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What’s Your Superpower?

Everyone has skills and abilities that make them SUPER. Through this Camp, students will be able to explore those traits that make them special, and learn some new ways to express those superpowers in everyday life. View the video and print resources for What’s Your Superpower? Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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Be Creative!

Some students may not think of themselves as creative, but these five hands-on sessions will allow everyone to explore different types of creativity, from art and origami to music and math. View the video and print resources for Be Creative! Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades K-2

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Dream Big!

The future is a big concept for young students, but so are their dreams for that future. This camp provides opportunities to explore careers and financial literacy while practicing literacy skills and exercising creativity. View the video and print resources for Dream Big Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Design Squad

Ohio PBS’ Design Squad Camp offers students the opportunity to develop their own problem-solving skills as they learn to follow step-by-step instructions, build with their hands, and work through a variety of fun design challenges. View the video and print resources for Design Squad Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

(limited number of kits remaining) 

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Winter Survival

Explore science and teamwork skills through hands-on, engaging activities while investigating hibernation, migration and adaptation of animals. View the video and print resources for Winter Survival Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

(limited number of kits remaining) 

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Flight Camp

Through hands-on design and experimentation, students will learn about the forces and motions of flight, the science of air pressure, and use the engineering design process to design, test, and evaluate a rocket. View the video and print resources for Winter Survival Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Wild for Ohio

Ohio’s animals are nothing short of amazing. They have adapted to a range of habitats, have captured our imaginations, and inspire us in both large and small ways. From exploring food webs to learning about Ohio’s 12 nature-inspired official “symbols,” this camp has hours of engaging activities. View the video and print resources for Winter Survival Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Solar System Camp

Earth is just the starting point when exploring our solar system. From the moon and satellites orbiting Earth to the planets and the future of space exploration, Solar System Camp provides hours of activities and resources for your students. View the video and print resources for Winter Survival Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Math is Art

Math is Art provides the opportunity for students to make amazing artworks using connections to the mathematics they learn in school. Using shapes, fractions, geometry, number patterns,  measurement and the engineering design process, children will practice their math skills while creating one-of-a-kind artworks. View the video and print resources for Math is Art Camp on PBS LearningMedia.

Camp Descriptions Grades 3-5

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Engineering Your Future

Engineering Your Future Camp has been created to help students explore real life careers like engineering, computer technology and manufacturing. Each of the five sessions includes videos from PBS’s Engineering Your Future: Middle School Edition, designed to inspire students of all backgrounds with real stories from young STEM professionals. View the video and print resources for Engineering Your Future on PBS LearningMedia.