7/16 (Wednesday) 1-3 pm: Science or Magic- Jim Snack the Magician
Get ready to think out of the box! Learn about perception, optical illusion and the science of psychology as magician Jim Snack explains principles of science behind his magic. He won’t give away all his secrets but will share just enough to spark your summer readers’ curiosity to explore more. Science or Magic is an exciting 45-minute magic show filled with optical illusions, magic, and audience participation.
7/21-7/25 Week Long Summer Camp 1-3 daily: Fizz Boom Read Grades K-3 with 4-H & Cornell University Cooperative Extension.
Fizz Boom Read gives a glimpse into the science of weather through lightning, vibration (sound), and power (electricity). Through these fun and interactive sessions, students will be supplied with tools to gain a better understanding of weather, electricity and sound. Students will receive take-home family newsletters to enjoy interactive activities at home, such as: making your own rain gauge of a homemade kazoo.
7/28-8/1 9-3:30 daily: Week Long Summer Camp: Hudson Valley Science Outreach Camp Grades 3-5 with Bard College’s Center for Civic Engagement
This intensive and exciting week-long program will focus on the application and experimentation of scientific methods. Students will investigate, solve problems, and design experiments to test and prove conclusions. The week will culminate with presentations of their projects. Children should commit to the entire week and must bring their own lunch, snacks, and beverage.
8/6 Wednesday 1-3: Skype Children’s Author Talk Follow-up: “Bugged-How Insects Changed History” & “Poop Happened! A History of the World From the Bottom Up”. by Sarah Albee
8/14 Wednesday 1-3: Science/Food Program with Jamie O’Donnell Program Educator Food & Nutrition/Cornell University Cooperative Extension
Farm to Table: a hands-on introduction to inspire children to create meals, to eat well, and to understand the process of growing and harvesting delicious food.This introduction is designed as a fun and practical exposure to healthy eating and nutrition.
8/20 Wednesday: 1-3: Summer Picnic with a Round Up of Activities/Awards & End of Summer Party.
Additional information and sign-ups to be announced.