Roberson Announces 2016 Summer Camp Opportunities

Features ‘Be The Agent Camp’ based on popular PBS Kids show ‘Odd Squad’

BINGHAMTON, NY – Roberson Museum & Science Center announces its summer educational camp programming for 2016. Each year Roberson offers an array of educational camps for school age children ages Pre­School through sixth grade. The summer camp schedule begins the week June 20 th and ends on September 2. This year’s programming features a fun and unique partnership with PBS Kids, programming offered by WSKG Public Media. The Odd Squad Summer Camp “Be The Agent.” Be The Agent Camp, which runs from August 8­12 is offered for kids ages 5­8. Campers will step into the shoes of Odd Squad agents and solve a series of odd cases that extend from the popular PBS Kids show. Be The Agent Camp models the Odd Squad show in emphasizing problem solving teamwork, and critical mathematics concepts to solve the cases. Other themes include “Drawing and Animation,” “Week of Geek,” and “Summer Olympics.” Also new this year are three half­day Preschool Camps for kids ages 3­4. Pricing is discounted for Roberson members. Camps are offered in weekly increments and morning and after care programs are available for working parents. To learn more on summer camp offerings or to register online, go to www.roberson.org or contact Andrea Decker at 607.772.0660

Contact: Andrea Decker, Director of Education and Visitor Services

Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.