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Special Events

Some sample events

Science Visit

Summer Camp children enjoyed a visit from Mad Science!  Kids were learning and having a blast while making science fun!

Quiver Farm 


Quiver Farms are bringing eggs!  These special eggs will hatch into baby chicks right before the children's eyes.  They will live in the classroom and kids will be part of the adventure!   

Model Seder


We celebrate the begining of Passover with a Seder for our students and their families. 

Elmwood Park Zoo


Kids were delighted to meet a chicken, skunk and a turtle!  Zookeepers and educators from the Elmwood Park Zoo camp to Camp Gan Yaladim to introduce the children to new friends.  They learned about the animals and even got to touch them with the own small hands!

Please Touch Museum 


The Please Touch Museum will bring the museum experience beyond the walls of the museum!  


Please Touch Museum® strives to provide play and learning opportunities through outreach programming and community partnerships for children and families with diverse backgrounds, life histories and special needs.


The department of Community Learning represents Please Touch Museum’s mission and vision outside the museum walls through outreach programming and community partnerships. The department’s programs are designed to be multi-generational, cross-curricular and consistent with state learning standards. Programming is based on PTM’s “learning through play” approach, and helps bring the museum’s educational resources to underserved communities.

Franklin Institute


The Franklin Institute  bringstheir signature brand of science to Beth Sholom with hands on science activities for kids.. These Traveling Science assemblies provide fun science experiments for kids, complete with interactive learning that creates infectious enthusiasm that spills over into the classroom!

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