This summer, fun and learning start with WOSU Classroom! Gather the family for live virtual summer camps featuring interactive, educational, and FUN experiences. Everyone in the family is invited to join in for hands-on activities, storytime, and loads of family fun right from your home laptop, smartphone, or tablet!
To register, please click the button at the bottom of this page. Each camp listed below takes place for 1 hour a day, for the 4 consecutive days listed, and only costs $27 for all four days!
Please note that each camp description includes a list of supplies needed to complete the activities we will cover in each session. These are supplies you should be able to easily find around your house or purchase at your local dollar store.
Financial assistance to cover the cost of the course, the supplies needed, or both are available to families who qualify. Please fill out the scholarship application at the bottom of this page
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Summer Fun with Mr. J
June 14 – 17 | 6:00 to 7:00 pm
For ages 4 – 9 and an adult helper
Love the Drawing with Mr. J digital series? This is your chance to digitally meet Mr. J, ask him questions and draw along with him, live! Mr. J will provide camp goers with drawing challenges, stories, and fun activities each day (or should it say evening). All activities will require some simple drawing materials you may have at home: “something to draw on and something to draw with.” Drawing with Mr. J Summer Camp is a great opportunity to spark creativity, while helping kids from ages 4-9 develop social and emotional skills, and to encourage families to have fun and meaningful conversations at home.
Supplies needed: Something to draw with and something to draw on!
Coding with Scratch Jr.
June 21 – 24 | 6:00 to 7:00 pm
For ages 5 – 8 and an adult helper
This camp introduces coding concepts to kids using the PBS Kids Scratch Jr App, an introductory programming language inspired by the popular Scratch program. During this camp we will use PBS Kids shows and characters to create our own digital animations, comic book style stories and basic games.
Supplies needed: An iPad or Android tablet with the PBS Kids ScratchJr App downloaded
Hero Elementary Superpowers of Science
June 28 – July 1| 6:00 to 7:00 pm
For ages 5 – 8 and an adult helper
This camp engages children as scientists to explore with curiosity, ask questions, make observations, and share discoveries. These are skills that can make all humans truly super! Each day after watching an episode of PBS’s hit new show, Hero Elementary, we will use our Superpowers of Science to investigate problems with hands-on activities. We’ll read books together and learn how to talk like a scientist. Hero Elementary inspires children and families to do real science to make a difference in our world.
Supplies needed: Click this link to view the supply list
Hands-On Science with The Cat in the Hat
July 19 – 22 | 6:00 to 7:00 pm
For ages 3 – 5 and an adult helper
WOSU Classroom will take the family on a scientific adventure with The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! Each day we will learn new science vocabulary, explore with hands-on activities using real-world objects, and watch an episode of The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! This is a hands-on family engagement series designed to support science and literacy development among children ages 3-5 years old and their families.
Supplies needed: Click this link to view the supply list.
How to Register:
- Click the payment button below
- Under “Invoice number” please type CLASSROOMS
- In the “Additional Comments” box, please type the name of each camp you would like to attend
- Enter the payment amount – Each camp costs $27 ( $54 for 2, $81 for 3, and $108 for all 4 camps)
- Complete the registration form that will be emailed to you within 4 business days.
How to Apply for a Scholarship:
- Click the scholarship button below and complete the form
- We will contact you within 4 business days with the result of your application