With help from three awesome interns, WGBY held Odd Squad Camp at the YMCA of Greater Springfield this summer from July 27 – July 30. Children 6-8 years old stepped into the shoes of Odd Squad agents to solve and report a series of odd cases as they engaged in interactive content, games and crafts. Real-world activities enabled the young “agents” to apply specific math skills modeled in Odd Squad, the new PBS KIDS show that garnered 6 daytime Emmy nominations this year.
Odd Squad characters — played by accomplished young actors — challenge young viewers and make them curious. As with all PBS KIDS characters, they motivate young people to learn and have fun at the same time. (more…)