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This summer, join WHYY for a Summer of Fun.

Calling all kids: Pre-K through Grade 2… and older kids, too! You’re invited to a summer learning adventure overflowing with discovery and exploration. Watch new PBS Kids shows weekday afternoons on WHYY-TV 12, plus have a ton of fun with our family-friendly, online activity guide to exercise your family’s minds, bodies and creative muscles. Available in Spanish and English.

Also, watch the interactive Learning Shorts created by local educators and resources for parents to help their children stay engaged.

The Ultimate Summer Learning Adventure

Monday, August 3 – Friday, August 7
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Watch: WHYY-TV 12

Get the child in your life ready for school with weekly themed games and lessons alongside your favorite PBS characters. Visit for fun and engaging activities for grades pre-K through 2. Then continue the adventure on WHYY-TV 12:

WHYY Summer Learning Adventure August 3-August 7

Family fun at home!
Downloadable Activity Guide

Get WHYY’s Family Fun at Home Guide for a full summer of fun and enriching activities. Families get active, get creative, and get learning. Available in Spanish and English.

Download the Activity Guide

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Camp on TV

Summer camp may be off the table for 2020, but don’t worry: WHYY-TV 12 is bringing camp to your living room.

Camp for Ages 9-14

June 29 – August 7th

summer broadcast camp

Live from Valley Youth House’s Camp Fowler, this program treats kids to a TV summer camp focused on science, technology, engineering, math, the arts, literacy, nutrition, leadership and nature. Enjoy behind-the-scene visits to Lehigh Valley science centers, conservancies and museums. Produced by WLVT.

Watch WLVT/It’s Camp! weekdays from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

Camp for Grades K-5

July 13 – August 7

It’s a virtual summer camp! Come along with our camp counselors as they make visits to favorite New York attractions, including the Bronx Zoo, Lincoln Center, the New York Public Library and more! Produced by WNET.

Watch WNET/Camp TV weekdays from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

Learning Shorts

middle school science teacher Brianna Barkus introduces us to the many caterpillars in a local Delaware garden
For Students

Butterflies with Ms. Barkus

Delaware middle school science teacher Brianna Barkus introduces us to the many caterpillars in a local Delaware garden.

4 days ago

Biodiversity in the Delaware Bay
For Students

Biodiversity in the Delaware Bay

Delaware middle school science teacher Brianna Barkus takes us to the Delaware Bay to show us the many organisms that call this area home.

1 week ago

Educating Voters using Vote411
For Students

Educating Voters using Vote411

Getting ready to cast your first ballot this year? Delaware educator Ms. Wells walks us through how to use the website

1 week ago

Student life during the pandemic
For Students

Students of COVID-19

Maizy Mennuti, junior at Haddon Township High School in NJ, checked in on how students from their school are handling the current shutdown.

2 months ago

Gabriel Perez Setright teaches Spanish vocabulary useful to the pandemic
For Students

Spanish for COVID-19

Join WHYY Media Lab instructor Gabriel Perez Setright as they walk us through a Spanish lesson of vocabulary words that are useful to know during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2 months ago

gold plated church doors by Renascence artist Lorenzo Ghiberti
For Students

Krauss House of Art, Episode 3

Join art teacher Mr. Krauss to make a relief panel using aluminum foil, inspired by early Renascence artist Lorenzo Ghiberti.

2 months ago

3D printing with Mr. Cruz
For Students

3D Printing with Mr. Cruz

Learn all about 3D printing and see some in action with High School Engineering teacher Mr. Cruz.

2 months ago

Coping through art
For Students

High School Student Copes Through Art

Kaitlyn Rodriguez, Freshman at Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts, has been coping with the coronavirus pandemic through art.

3 months ago

The Ultimate Summer Learning Adventure
WHYY has partnered with the School District of Philadelphia, Read by 4th, Drexel University, Reading Promise, Ziptales, Teach +Plus, and First Up in early education to keep young brains healthy and active and to help stop the COVID slide this summer.

Tune in to WHYY-TV12 every weekday at 1:00 p.m. to learn alongside your favorite PBS Kids characters.