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Camp TV

Welcome to Camp TV!

Camp TV demonstrates hands-on craft activities in each episode, and here we share the list of materials to gather so children can follow along or create a craft on their own time. Along with a description of each episode of Camp TV, below, you’ll find the related activity guide to download as a pdf to your computer or device. Each guide includes the materials you’ll need, along with step-by-step illustrated instructions for each activity.

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In partnership with the North Country Library System, WPBS’s friend Scarlett B. will be featured in the “Make a Splash Day” Episode of Season 3 on Wednesday, July 6th at 12:30 pm. Scarlett will be reading the story: SPLASHDANCE by Liz Starin, taped in April 2022 at the Flower Memorial Library in Watertown, NY.


Activity Guides and Materials List

Season 1
Download the activity guide for Episode 101: Summer Celebration Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 102: Snow Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 103: Pattern Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 104: Inside Out Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 105: Tie Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 106: Independence Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 107: Celebrate Your Name Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 108: Sports Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 109: Royalty Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 110: Travel Day

Season 2

Download the activity guide for Episode 201: Mismatched Shoe Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 202: Favorite Animal Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 203: Ocean Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 204: Career Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 205: Poem in My Pocket Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 206: Black and White Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 207: Rainbow Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 208: Global Food Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 209: Favorite T-Shirt Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 210: Farm Day

Season 3
Download the activity guide for Episode 301: Going Green Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 302: Unicorn Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 303: Carnival Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 304: Time Warp Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 305: Make a Splash Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 306: Self-Care Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 307: Pirate Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 308: Magic Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 309: Mustache Day
Download the activity guide for Episode 310: Not Really Valentine’s Day     

For more information about CAMP TV, go to: camptv.org


SEASON 1 – Episode Descriptions & Videos

Camp TV: Ep 101 – Summer Celebration Day

Head counselor Zach is back with all new camp theme days, sun-sational adventures and challenges. Celebrate with some penguins and pandas, sing hip hop hooray, get loud with a homemade noisemaker, do a salad dance. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Memphis Zoo, National Dance Institute, New Victory Theater, OK Go, One Voice Children’s Choir, San Diego Zoo, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 1.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 102 – Snow Day

Join head counselor Zach to make fake snow and hot chocolate snowmen. Meet polar bears, visit glaciers and icebergs, play a ping pong ball game, learn to doodle daily and show not tell with similes, read Ten Ways to Hear Snow. Content partners include Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Exploratorium, Museum of Modern Art, National Dance Institute, New Victory Theater, One Voice Children’s Choir, Story Pirates.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 102.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 103 – Pattern Day

Do you see a pattern here? Join head counselor Zach to dance a pattern, make a pattern parfait, play rhythmic patterns on a homemade drum. Content partners include Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Lincoln Center, Museum of Modern Art, New Victory Theater, NY Philharmonic, NY Public Library, One Voice Children’s Choir, Story Pirates, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 103.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 104 – Inside Out Day

Make an inside out sandwich and a “mini moody me” cup that shows how you’re feeling! Learn ridiculous magic tricks, meet a porcupine and koalas, strike a warrior pose, make a harp and a NY egg cream. Content partners include America’s Test Kitchen Kids, Carnegie Hall, GrowingGreat, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Memphis Zoo, New Victory Theater, OK Go, San Diego Zoo, S’More Ideas.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 104.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 105 – Tie Day

Join head counselor Zach to make a necktie pouch, tie-dye cookies, and read Mr. Tanen’s Tie Trouble! Learn the science behind magic, make slime and a banjo, write hero stories, meet orangutans and Australian animals. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Children’s Museum of Acadiana, Impossible Science, New Victory Theater, San Diego Zoo, Story Pirates, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 105.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 106 – Independence Day

Celebrate Independence Day (July 4) with head counselor Zach and make a stars and stripes handprint! Meet meerkats and mandrills, make shadow art and pendulums. Content partners include America’s Test Kitchen Kids, Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Exploratorium, Impossible Science, Memphis Zoo, One Voice Children’s Choir, Playworks, San Diego Zoo, S’more Ideas, Story Pirates, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 106.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 107 – Celebrate Your Name Day

Our host’s name is Zachary, and he uses the nickname Zack sometimes. Make a name sign, read The Name Jar, learn what’s in a name! Meet macaws, play “Match My Height,” use vegetables to design a t-shirt, go on a simple machines scavenger hunt, do yoga dance. Content partners include Appalachian Center for Crafts, Memphis Zoo, National Dance Institute, OK Go, Story Pirates.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 107.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 108 – Sports Day

Join head counselor Zach to play mini-golf, mini-football, and mini-bowling! Make a racer from cups, learn to steal a base, meet kangaroos and rhinos. Content partners include America’s Test Kitchen Kids, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Memphis Zoo, OK Go, One Voice Children’s Choir, San Diego Zoo, S’More Ideas, Story Pirates.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 108.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 109 – Royalty Day

Read Crown, make a crown and a coat of arms, meet the king of the jungle (the lion)! Learn hip hop moves, turn lemons into lemonade, create tessellations and an animal craft. Content partners include America’s Test Kitchen Kids, Children’s Museum of Acadiana, Minnesota Zoo, NJ DOE, NY Philharmonic, NY Public Library, San Diego Zoo, They Might Be Giants, 1520 Arts.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 109.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 110 – Travel Day

Try foods from different countries, play “Land, Sea, Air,” make a compass! Join head counselor Zach to meet giraffes and cowboy kids, go on a sensory hike, read Suki’s Kimono, do a pattern dance!  Content partners include Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Carnegie Hall, Liberty Science Center, Memphis Zoo, OK Go, Playworks, Seneca Park Zoo.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 110.

 


SEASON 2 – Episode Descriptions & Videos

Camp TV: Ep 201 – Mismatched Shoe Day

Join head counselor Zach wearing shoes or socks that don’t match and read a Sock Story! Ride the rounding roller coaster, make a treasure chest, meet tortoises and squirrels. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Koo Koo Kangaroo, Liberty Science Center, Memphis Zoo, NJ DOE, New Victory Theater, NY Public Library, San Antonio Zoo Sketch with Jeff at the Guggenheim Museum, Story Pirates, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 201.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 202 – Favorite Animal Day

Have an animal dance party, make a hungry bunny, meet otters, llamas, and red pandas! Content partners include: Children’s Museum of the Arts, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Impossible Science, Monterey Bay Aquarium, National Dance Institute, NYS Office of General Services, Seneca Park Zoo, Memphis Zoo, Playworks.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 202.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 203 – Ocean Day

Join head counselor Zach to learn about sharks, sketch in the sand, make jellyfish, play a sea animal guessing game! Learn a card trick, dance samba. Content partners include One Voice Children’s Choir, Impossible Science, Liberty Science Center, Lincoln Center, Monterey Bay Aquarium, National Dance Institute, NY Philharmonic, Sketch with Jeff at the Guggenheim Museum, They Might Be Giants.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 203.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 204 – Career Day

Join head counselor Zach to meet a meet a firefighter and a conservation biologist! Make a balloon rocket and a flip book, do a freeze dance, write hero stories, learn about meerkats and pikas. Content partners include Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NYS Office of General Services, OK Go, Playworks, San Diego Zoo, S’More Ideas, Story Pirates, WFSU.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 204.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 205 – Poem in My Pocket Day

Join head counselor Zach to hear a poem, write a poem, make a pocket! Meet zoo animals, do an emotions dance, create strong shapes out of paper, read The Land of Nod. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Liberty Science Center, Minnesota Zoo, Move-to-Improve, National Dance Institute, One Voice Children’s Choir, Sketch with Jeff at the Guggenheim Museum, S’More Ideas, They Might Be Giants.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 205.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 206 – Black and White Day

Join head counselor Zach to meet penguins and ravens, turn black & white video into color, sketch the moon! Make chewy chocolate chip cookies, dance to go-go rhythms, make a sheep, sing about a shooting star. Content partners include America’s Test Kitchen Kids, Guggenheim Museum, Impossible Science, National Dance Institute, New Victory Theater, Memphis Zoo, They Might Be Giants. 

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 206.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 207 – Rainbow Day 

Join head counselor Zach to make a walking water rainbow, sing about ROYGBIV, learn why the sky’s blue, sketch clouds, meet elephants & river otters. Content partners include Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Guggenheim Museum, New Victory Theater, Playworks, Roger Williams Park Zoo, San Diego Zoo, They Might Be Giants. 

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 207.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 208 – Global Food Day

Join head counselor Zach to sketch with food, make hummus, learn about seeds on the move, take a food festival quiz! Meet baby animals, learn to salsa, read Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Growing Great, Lincoln Center, Move-to-Improve, One Voice Children’s Choir, San Diego Zoo, They Might Be Giants. 

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 208.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 209 – Favorite T-Shirt Day

Join head counselor Zach to decorate a t-shirt, turn an old one into yarn & make a friendship bracelet! Meet a sloth and a tarantula, sing about cells, make a secret picture, design a repeating pattern. Content partners include Cooper Hewitt Museum, One Voice Children’s Choir, Memphis Zoo, National Dance Institute, San Diego Zoo, S’More Ideas, ThinkTV. 

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 209.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 210 – Farm Day

Join head counselor Zach to meet pigs and horses, regrow vegetables, make a chicken from a paper plate & a clay sheep! Do a shape sort, sing about states of matter and electric cars. Content partners include Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Detroit Zoological Society, GrowingGreat, NY Philharmonic, NY Public Library, One Voice Children’s Choir, S’More Ideas, They Might Be Giants. 

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 210.

 

 


SEASON 3 – Episode Descriptions & Videos

Camp TV: Ep 301 – Going Green Day

Make instruments and take snake breaths with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include the Children’s Museum of the Arts, East Tennessee PBS, Intrepid Museum, Lincoln Center, Nature, NY Philharmonic, PBS39, San Diego Zoo, WHRO.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 301.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 302 – Unicorn Day

Make unicorn slime and do a narwhal dance with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Blackspace, Cooking with Courtney, National Dance Institute, Nature, New Victory Theater, Story Pirates, They Might Be Giants, WFSU.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 302.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 303 – Carnival Day

Become a puppet, play Skee-Ball, and meet a bear cuscus with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Blackspace, Guggenheim Museum, Memphis Zoo, Mr. C, New Victory Theater, One Voice Children’s Choir, Prairie Public Broadcasting.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 303.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 304 – Time Warp Day

Bake dinosaur footprint cookies and play a drawing game with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Guggenheim Museum, Mr. C, NY Philharmonic, PBS39, San Diego Zoo, Story Pirates, They Might Be Giants, WHRO, WHUT.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 304.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 305 – Make a Splash Day

Learn how fish sleep, build suspense, and splash dance with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Impossible Science, National Dance Institute, One Voice Children’s Choir, San Diego Zoo, Story Pirates, WPBS. *Keep your eye out for WPBS’s friend Scarlett B. reading SPLASHDANCE by Liz Starin at the Flower Memorial Library in Watertown, NY.*

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 305.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 306 – Self-Care Day

Make a worry doll and play “Dome of Compliments” with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Blackspace, the Guggenheim Museum, Nature, NDI, One Voice Children’s Choir, Rhode Island PBS, San Diego Zoo, Story Pirates, WHRO.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 306.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 307 – Pirate Day

Plan a secret hideout, meet an okapi, and dance without touching the ground with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include the Children’s Museum of the Arts, Memphis Zoo, Mr. C, New Victory Theater, Pilobolus, Story Pirates.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 307.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 308 – Magic Day

Learn about optical illusions and take a rhythm challenge with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Carnegie Hall, Impossible Science, Liberty Science Center, The Met, National Dance Institute, San Diego Zoo, Valley PBS.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 308.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 309 – Mustache Day

Swim with manatees and make a spy gadget with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Blackspace, Cooking with Courtney, Liberty Science Center, Memphis Zoo, National Dance Institute, San Diego Zoo, Story Pirates, WHRO, WKNO.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 309.

 

 

Camp TV: Ep 310 – Not Really Valentine’s Day

Make mochi and a raccoon paper craft with head counselor Zachary Noah Piser and his new co-counselor, Mia Weinberger. Content partners include Blackspace, Cooking with Courtney, The Exploratorium, the Guggenheim Museum, Intrepid Museum, KERA, One Voice Children’s Choir, San Diego Zoo.

Activity Guide

Download the activity guide for Episode 310.

 

 

 


For more information about Camp TV, go to: www.camptv.org.