Camp TV Content Partners
Camp TV is produced in collaboration with leading educational and cultural institutions, zoos, aquariums, content experts, teaching artists, and public television stations across the United States.
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92nd Street Y
The 92nd Street Y, New York is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. For over 140 years, we have harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives, and the power of community to repair the world.
The focus of 1520 ARTS is to help grow the Hip Hop community in Utah while providing local youth an opportunity to develop their skills through competitions, workshops, performances, and education. The ultimate goal is to provide members of our community with a chance to learn, work, and create while exposing our local Hip Hop community to people all over the country.
America’s Test Kitchen Kids
America’s Test Kitchen Kids helps young chefs understand the hows and whys of food and cooking through our cookbooks, monthly subscription boxes, podcast, educational material, and extensive (free!) digital library. The kid-tested, kid-approved recipes and STEAM activities will inspire families to spend quality time together as well as a lifetime of tasty cooking.
Ann Arbor District Library
The existence of the Ann Arbor District Library assures public ownership of print collections, digital resources, and gathering spaces for the citizens of the library district. We are committed to sustaining the value of public library services for the greater Ann Arbor community through the use of traditional and innovative technologies.
Appalachian Center for Craft
The mission of the Appalachian Center for Craft is to promote excellence in American craft by teaching both tradition and innovation in professional studio craft, and fostering access to the highest quality craft education, craft artists, craft works and events in a community arts context.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), founded in 1945, is one of America’s leading orchestras. The ASO performs more than 150 concerts each year from the Delta Classical Series, Movies in Concert, Family Concert Series, Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE and the Coca-Cola Holiday Series, as well as community and education concerts.
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Baltimore Woods Nature Center fosters enduring stewardship of our natural world by offering immersive programs and a place in Central New York for everyone to cultivate appreciation and personal connections to nature through environmental education, recreation, play, and research. We put nature in your hands.
Bedtime Math is a national nonprofit that ignites kids’ curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. It offers playful math problems for parents and kids to do every day, as well as lively hands-on games. Research shows that these offerings reduce kids’ math anxiety, increase their love of math, and boost math achievement. Visit bedtimemath.org to learn more.
Blackspace is a digital makerspace and creative studio based in Durham, North Carolina. Blackspace offers youth of African descent free after-school and weekend programming rooted in Afrofuturism. “WokeShops” include digital and arts-based classes, African-centered cultural activities and creative storytelling projects. Blackspace has produced several award-winning music, podcast and television projects in collaboration with NPR, PBS, PRX, Apple, and others.
BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers.
Bronx Children’s Museum
Founded in 2005, Bronx Children’s Museum (BxCM or Museum) is a new kind of multicultural, Bronx-inspired children’s museum operating “with and without walls” geared to those from infancy through fourth grade.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Founded in 1899 as the world’s first children’s museum, Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) is New York City’s largest cultural institution designed especially for families.
The Brooklyn Museum is a leading cultural institution dedicated to serving and celebrating the diverse community of its home borough and city. Its vast holdings, which span 5,000 years of human creativity from cultures across the globe.
Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn Public Library is one of the nation’s largest library systems and among New York City’s most democratic institutions. We provide free resources and programs to strengthen the fabric of community among the more than 2.6 million individuals who call Brooklyn home—and we give patrons millions of opportunities to enjoy one of life’s greatest satisfactions: the joy of a good book.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West, in Cody, WY, near Yellowstone National Park, is a museum complex consisting of the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Whitney Western Art Museum, the Draper Natural History Museum, the Plains Indian Museum, and the Cody Firearms Museum. The Center’s mission is to connect people to the stories of the American West through in-person and online experiences exploring the natural history, art, and cultures of the American West.
In the Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers program, students and children explore a diverse range of musical genres found in New York City neighborhoods. Basic music skills are developed in classrooms or at home as children learn songs from different cultures, reflect on their own communities, and develop singing and listening skills.
Central Park Conservancy
The Central Park Conservancy cares for Central Park, New York’s 843-acre backyard. It is a beloved and essential space which serves as an escape from the stresses of the City, a place to play, relax and breathe a little easier. The Conservancy makes sure the Park remains clean, beautiful, free and open to all, every day.
Chicago Park District
The mission of the Chicago Park District is to enhance the quality of life in Chicago by becoming the leading provider of recreation and leisure opportunities; provide safe, inviting and beautifully maintained parks and facilities; create a customer-focused and responsive park system that prioritizes the needs of children and families.
Children’s Museum of Acadiana
The Children’s Museum of Acadiana exists to foster a creative environment through “hands-on” exhibits and programs, where children and their families explore and make discoveries that reveal everyday experiences, cultures, and human differences. As a first museum experience for many, we want to enhance the lives of children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and provide an environment inspiring self-expression, self-esteem, and respect for others.
Children’s Museum of South Dakota
At the Children’s Museum of South Dakota we spark imagination and learning for all children and their grown-ups through play, creativity, and discovery. Located in Brookings on the eastern side of South Dakota, the Museum offers a place to create memories while supporting a love of lifelong learning through exploration and discovery.
Children’s Museum of the Arts
Children’s Museum of the Arts unites children and artists to create and share ambitious works of art with their communities and the world.
Cooper Hewett, Smithsonian Design Museum
Cooper Hewitt is America’s design museum. Inclusive, innovative and experimental, the museum’s dynamic exhibitions, education programs, master’s program, publications and online resources inspire, educate and empower people through design.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is the Rocky Mountain Region’s leading resource for informal science education. Our mission is to be a catalyst and ignite the community’s passion for nature and science. For over 120 years, the Museum has offered a variety of exhibits, discussions, and activities to help Museum guests celebrate and understand the wonders of Colorado, the Earth, and the universe.
“Dinosaur George” Blasing is a self-taught paleontologist and animal behaviorist with more than 40 years of study and research. Blasing is a public speaker, author, and television host and writer who has performed live to over 4 million people and has lectured in over 4000 museums, schools and public events.
The Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory in San Francisco, CA, exploring the world through science, art, and human perception. We create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits, a website with over 35,000 pages of content, film screenings, art and science events for adults, professional development programs for educators, plus much more.
The Florida Public Archaeology Network
The Florida Public Archaeology Network is a statewide organization, with eight regional centers in Florida, whose mission is to promote and facilitate the conservation, study, and public understanding of Florida’s archaeological heritage. Each regional center provides educational programming to the public, assists local governments, and provides assistance to the Florida Division of Historical Resources.
The Franklin Institute
Founded in honor of America’s first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in the country. Today, the Institute continues its dedication to public education and creating a passion for science by offering new and exciting access to science and technology in ways that would dazzle and delight its namesake
GrowingGreat’s mission is to empower children to make healthy food choices through hands-on science and garden education. We are committed to low-income families in our cement-covered cities where a school garden may be a child’s only experience with living, growing things.
An internationally renowned art museum and significant architectural icon, the Guggenheim Museum in New York is at once a vital cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums.
Jeff Hopkins (www.jeffhopkinsdraws.com) is a storyteller, educator, children’s book illustrator, and creator and host of “Sketch with Jeff!” at the Guggenheim Museum. Jeff believes that art is about sharing stories and connecting with others.
World champion magician and science educator Jason Latimer is host of the YouTube series, Impossible Science: At Home! Jason makes the impossible possible through science, using magic to inspire curiosity and make learning STEM fun and entertaining. Exploring topics such as invisibility, levitation, mind control and animation, Jason uses household items to teach kids that asking the right question can change everything.
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Formally established in 1935, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra is the oldest continually performing symphony orchestra in the Southeast, reaching over 200,000 people annually. KSO continues to develop and sustain a symphony orchestra of the highest artistic standards and to reach all of East Tennessee audiences with excellent musical performance and education programs.
Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Koo Koo Kanga Roo is a dance party of the senses. For over a decade, lifelong friends and collaborators Bryan and Neil have toured the globe delighting fans with their high-energy music, infectious positivity, and interactive live show.
Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. Its mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers and excite learners of all ages about the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology.
Led by some of the world’s best artists and educators, each creative learning activity from Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom utilizes simple materials found at home to help families with children explore a variety of art forms.
From Virtual School Programs that give students an engaging experience with “behind the scenes” tours, animal visitors, and standards-based lessons to Wildlife Wishes that give guests the opportunity to celebrate a special event with our animals, you will find it all at the Memphis Zoo!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
#MetKids is made for, with, and by kids at The Met! Through videos, blogs, creative projects, and our interactive map, we provide resources from The Metropolitan Museum of Art for kids aged 7 – 12 anywhere.
Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
The Minnesota Orchestra
The Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra, now in its second century, ranks among America’s top symphonic ensembles, with acclaimed performances in its home state and around the world; award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts and educational engagement programs; and a visionary commitment to building the orchestral repertoire of tomorrow.
The Minnesota Zoo
The Minnesota Zoo opened in 1978 with a mission to connect people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife. Cutting-edge exhibits provide exciting experiences with animals from around the globe and their habitats. Education programs engage audiences at the Zoo, throughout the region, and around world. Conservation programs protect endangered species and preserve critical ecosystems.
Kevin Cornell Ed.S., a.k.a. Mister C, is a creative, innovative, and inspiring 19-year educator who produces educational media (songs, videos, experiments) for online, on-air and in-person projects. Kevin Cornell is a regional Emmy award winning children’s producer, three-time regional Emmy-nominated host, TedX speaker, and Ohio’s Lead PBS Digital Innovator.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
With a mission to inspire conservation of the ocean, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is the most admired aquarium in the United States, a leader in science education, and a voice for ocean conservation through comprehensive programs in marine science and public policy. Everything we do works in concert to protect the future of our blue planet.
Move-to-Improve is a free classroom-based physical activity program brought to schools by the New York City Department of Education’s Office of School Wellness Programs. Move-to-Improve helps elementary school teachers in district public schools enhance their lessons by integrating physical activity into academic instruction to get students
The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City is the world’s museum for modern and contemporary art, and a place for discovery and inspiration for everyone. Family Programs at MoMA currently include online art workshops and talks with artists. We also have resources for families and educators to learn about our collection and discover ways to get creative at the Museum and at home.
National Dance Institute
National Dance Institute is a non-profit arts education organization that brings children together through inclusive dance and music programs. Founded by legendary dancer Jacques d’Amboise in the belief that every child should have access to learning in and through the arts, NDI impacts the lives of thousands of children worldwide.
New Victory Theater
NYC-based New Victory (a project of the cultural nonprofit New 42) opens new worlds to young people and families through extraordinary performances, robust arts education programs and exciting family engagement opportunities. Featuring artists from around the world and across the country, New Victory Arts Break videos and activities help kids discover different cultures, try new art forms and broaden their creative experiences. New Victory is proud to broadcast New Victory Arts Breaks on The WNET Group’s Camp TV and Let’s Learn.
New York Botanical Garden
Welcome to The New York Botanical Garden, a 250-acre historic landmark located in the Bronx. NYBG is home to many different plants from all over the world. Each plant is tended to by our horticulture team, studied by our scientists, and appreciated by all who visit.
New York Philharmonic
The New York Philharmonic connects with up to 50 million people annually through concerts, broadcasts, recordings, education initiatives. A resource for its community and the world, the New York Philharmonic offers Very Young People’s Concerts, Young People’s Concerts for Schools, Philharmonic Schools, and the Very Young Composers Program.
New York Public Library
For over 125 years, The New York Public Library has made books, knowledge, education, and opportunity accessible to all. With extensive resources both online and in branches across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, the Library is an important educational partner for kids of all ages and their families this summer—and all year long.
New York Road Runners
From the organizers of the TCS New York City Marathon, Rising New York Road Runners is a free youth fitness program designed to develop movement skills in kids of all ages and abilities, serving more than 250,000 children nationwide.
New York State Museum
The New York State Museum is a center of art, science, and history dedicated to exploring the human and natural history of the state. Established in 1836, it is the oldest and largest state museum in the country and has been home to some of the nation’s leading scientists, including the founders of American paleontology, ethnology, botany, and mycology.
New York State Office of General Services
For over 40 years, the New York State Office of General Services (OGS) has planned and organized free public events throughout New York State. From Utica to Harlem, OGS annually presents thousands of events, ranging from information tables to concerts to cultural festivals and everything in between.
Formed in 1998, rock band OK Go (Damian Kulash, Tim Nordwind, Dan Konopka, Andy Ross) has been recognized for their achievements with twenty-one Cannes Lions, twelve CLIOs, three VMAs, two Webbys, The Smithsonian Ingenuity Award, and a Grammy. They partnered with the Playful Learning Lab at the University of St. Thomas to create OK Go Sandbox, an educational non-profit that provides free resources to teachers for using OK Go’s videos as starting points to teach STEAM concepts.
One Voice Children’s Choir
One Voice Children is a nonprofit organization based in Utah, USA. Our mission is to inspire the world through the power of children’s voices. Our vision is a world where children lead out in creating a kind and understanding community for all through genuine, purposeful, and heart-felt communication. The youth around us are the leaders of tomorrow and One Voice Children invites the world to start listening to their voices today.
The Lehigh Valley’s public television station, PBS39 offers local, national, and international programming that informs, educates, and entertains while serving as a catalyst for civic engagement. Channels include PBS39, PBS39 Extra, Create TV, WORLD Channel and France 24. PBS39 is part of Lehigh Valley Public Media, a community-owned public media organization serving Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey.
Pilobolus is a rebellious dance company. Since 1971, Pilobolus has tested the limits of human physicality to explore the beauty and the power of connected bodies. We continue to bring this tradition to global audiences through our post-disciplinary collaborations with some of the greatest influencers, thinkers, and creators in the world.
For over 25 years, Playworks has mapped schools and playgrounds to ensure safe, healthy and meaningful play can happen every day. Playworks helps schools and districts start with recess to see gains throughout the school day. Reclaim class time, get kids active, build social skills, and increase school safety with our evidence-based approach.
ReadWorks is a nonprofit using world-class technology to help over 1 million teachers and 15 million students annually by improving how reading is taught and learned. Through this work, ReadWorks is dramatically improving life outcomes for children across America.
Roger Williams Park Zoo
For nearly 150 years, the Roger Williams Park Zoo has connected people with wildlife to inspire a love and appreciation for the environment and it’s animals. From daily Zoo visits to community/school outreach programs and even digital learning, it is with each experience that we create future leaders with a desire to protect and save species.
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology
SAMSAT is a world-class science center, an innovation incubator and home to a major collection of never-before-seen technological artifacts, a fascinating hub for today’s dreamers in San Antonio and beyond.
San Antonio Zoo
San Antonio Zoo, operated by San Antonio Zoological Society, is a non-profit organization committed to securing a future for wildlife. Through its passion and expertise in animal care, conservation, and education, the zoo’s mission is to inspire its community to love, engage with, act for and protect animals and the places they live. The zoo welcomes more than a million visitors each year and is open year-round.
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is an international nonprofit conservation organization with two front doors, the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. We integrate wildlife health, care, science, and education to develop sustainable and evidence-based solutions that foster the interconnectedness of people and nature and cultivate a world where all life thrives. Conservation is at the heart of everything we do and it starts with that connection we make with people and wildlife every day.
Save The Bay
Save The Bay is an independent, member-supported, nonprofit organization. We got our start as a grassroots organization in 1970. Today we carry out our mission through three areas of work: advocacy, education, and habitat restoration and adaptation.
Seneca Park Zoo
Seneca Park Zoo inspires our community in Rochester, New York to connect with, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places.
S’more Ideas is an innovative kids media company, creating projects with purpose, passion and humor. S’More Ideas is the intersection of smart content strategy, great creative ideas and high impact production; grounded in deep knowledge of kids development and media.
The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them.
The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors and incredible teachers with over 15 years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids.
They Might Be Giants
Brooklyn originals They Might Be Giants are a beloved perpetual motion machine. As they close in on their fourth decade of music-making, the band continues to burnish their legendary status by actively recording their original songs and touring internationally. They’ve made over 20 albums (including several for kids), sold more than a few million, and won a couple of Grammys.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo
Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s mission is to create champions for wildlife. The zoo dates from 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.
WHRO Public Media
WHRO Public Media is the only public broadcasting station in the United States that is owned by a collaboration of 21 local public school districts. Through WHRO TV, WHRO FM, WHRV FM, WFOS FM, its website, and educational content delivered online to more than 286,000 students and 25,000 teachers, WHRO enriches the lives of the people of Eastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina every day.
Wildlife Conservation Society
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. Every year, we reach millions of people through visits to our five parks in New York City, outreach activities, and education programs for children, teens, and families.
Thanks to our partner PBS stations who contributed the following segments to the national broadcast of Camp TV:
- East Tennessee PBS: “Percussion Trio” in partnership with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (Episode 120)
- KUEN: “Adaptations” in partnership with Utah’s Hogle Zoo (Episode 120)
- KLRN: “T-Rex” and “Let’s Rocket” in partnership with Dinosaur George and the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (Episode 119 and 120)
- Rhode Island PBS: “Be Like a Sloth” and “Food Webs” in partnership with the Roger Williams Park Zoo and Save The Bay (Episodes 116 and 120)
- WPBS: “Night Buggin'” in partnership with Baltimore Woods Nature Center (Episode 120)
- WTTW: “Sign Language” and “Mud Art” in partnership with the Chicago Park District (Episodes 118 and 119)
- Detroit Public Television: “Making Clay Sheep” in partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library (Episode 220)
- Georgia Public Television: “Let’s Make a Harp” in partnership with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Episode 204)
- KLRN: “Bruno the Tortoise” in partnership with The San Antonio Zoo (Episode 211)
- KUEN: “Party Hip Hop Dance Moves” in partnership with 1520 Arts (Episode 209)
- Rhode Island PBS: “From An Otter Point of View” in partnership with The Roger Williams Park Zoo (Episode 217)
- Think TV: “Cup Racer” and “Instruments” in partnership with Mister C (Episode 208 and 219)
- TPT: “Wings” and “Zoo Animals” in partnership with The Minnesota Zoo (Episode 209 and 215)
- WCTE: “Design Your Own Shirt” produced by Craig Gray in partnership with The Appalachian Center for Craft (Episode 207)
- WFSU: “PB and J Archeology” in partnership with The Florida Public Archaeology Network (Episode 214)
- WXXI: “Take a Nature Walk” and “Nature Journal” from Seneca Park Zoo (Episode 210 and 212)
“Tell Me a Story” segments provided by East Tennessee PBS, KERA, Prairie Public, Rhode Island PBS, Valley PBS, WFSU, WHUT, WKNO, WPBS and WUCF.
**Additional content for Camp TV provided courtesy of Courtney Chu, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, NASA’s Space Place, Nature, and New York and New Jersey educators.