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Blueberry Returns This July!

Blueberry is back at camp for another summer of fun! This year, Blueberry and her friends will learn about art, science, history, and the power of empathy. Season two features Blueberry’s friends Max and Camp Counselor Carol and introduces a whole new cast of characters to camp. You’ll meet Blueberry’s Parents, Huckleberry and Juneberry and even meet Max’s little bother, Miles.

You have a chance to join in on the fun too! Film yourself flying a kite and share it with us for a chance to be featured in the “Blueberry’s Clubhouse: Season 2” finale! Listen to Camp Counselor Carol to learn how you can take part in the Camp Onomatopoeia Kite Festival, and get even more details on the AR PBS Engage Blog here: http://myarpbs.org/BBCHKiteFestivalSubmissions





Blueberry sitting in her production chair in front of lights and camera crew

Meet the Season 2 Cast


 
 
 
 

About “Blueberry’s Clubhouse”


"Blueberry’s Clubhouse," an Arkansas PBS original series produced in partnership with the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts. Kids can join Blueberry, a fun-loving puppet guide to engaging and insightful activities for students out of school for the summer months, on adventures across The Natural State. Blueberry is the ultimate “happy camper.” Her special clubhouse comes complete with a magical phone she uses to call all of her friends and a powerful periscope which transports her to incredible places all over The Natural State! Blueberry is determined to make the best of any situation. She knows that with imagination and friendship there is no problem too big to be solved!

“Blueberry’s Clubhouse” Season 2

Week 1

Family Day Dilemma
It’s Parents’ Day at camp, and Blueberry is so excited to meet a bunch of new friends. However, she gets confused when only Max’s mom shows up. Blueberry has to learn that families come in all shapes and sizes.

  • Finding your Roots with Arkansas Crafts School
  • Create a friendship Tree
  • Passing it on! With Mosaic Templar’s Cultural Center
  • Learning about oral history and passing on family stories
  • Mom and Pop - I Really Love to Color and Draw!
  • Mom and Pop - Take Care

Week 1 Family Toolkits

Week 2

“The Summertime Friendship Feast!”
Blueberry is excited about the summertime friendship feast at the mess hall. So excited that she seems surprised when Max tells her there is more to the feast than food. Blueberry goes on a mission to find out all about culture and foods in Arkansas.

  • Dishin’ Tradition! Central Arkansas Library System
  • Mind Yo Manners! With Proper Way Academy in Centerton
  • Order Up! Cooking with Kids Cook! In Little Rock
  • Mom and Pop - Manners Matter

Week 2 Family Toolkits

Week 3

“Camp Counselor Carol’s Fearful Phobia”
Camp Counselor Carol has to go to the doctor but she is terrified of her medical visit. Blueberry is astounded – She didn’t think grown-ups got scared. The whole gang learn lessons about the importance of good health and facing your fears!

  • Doctor, Give me the News! with Arkansas Children’s Hospital
  • Germ Alarm! With Mid America Science Museum
  • Mom and Pop - A Little Bit Afraid

Week 3 Family Toolkits

Week 4

“The Bothersome Brother”
Blueberry and Max are excited for the end of summer kite competition at camp. That is until Max’s step-brother, Miles, drops by for a visit. Now, Blueberry has to ease this sibling rivalry so their kites can take to the skies.

  • Up, Up and Away with the Innovation Hub
  • How Does My Kite Fly? with Scott Family Amazeum
  • Mom and Pop - My Kite and I

Week 4 Family Toolkits

 

“Blueberry’s Clubhouse” Season 1

Get to know Blueberry, a fun-loving puppet guide to engaging and insightful activities for students out of school for the summer months, on adventures across The Natural State. A digital series will accompany the broadcast program.

Learn more about how Blueberry's Clubhouse helped impact Arkansans in this Blueberry's Clubhouse Impact Report


Check out a new episode each week!
Blueberry, assisted by Camp Counselor Carol and special guests, will introduce various topics to help young viewers learn and play each day.

In Case You Missed It - Season 1


Week 1

Blueberry Weathers the Storm
Blueberry is throwing a party for her dear friend, Max, and works to make sure everything is perfect for the special day – even with some thunder clouds on the horizon.

Week 2

The Mysterious Case of the Missing Caterpillar
Blueberry introduces her pet caterpillar. She is trying to come up with a name for it until the unthinkable happens: the caterpillar goes missing!

Week 3

Into the Wild Blue Yonder
Blueberry ventures out into the great outdoors, exploring the sights and sounds of The Natural State.

Week 4

Blueberry’s End of Summer Jamboree
Blueberry is hosting a talent show to lift up all the wonderfully creative and talented kids at camp.

Check out all of the great talent show submissions!

 

Special thanks to our partners and guests!

About the Arkansas Arts Center

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (previously the Arkansas Arts Center) is home to a renowned collection of international art, exceptional performing arts experiences, and an innovative Art School. With more than 60 years of dedication to the visual and performing arts, AMFA inspires, enlightens, and builds community. Serving the state of Arkansas and beyond, AMFA is a cultural destination for the mid-south region committed to providing enriching cultural experiences for all.

About the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise including its hospital, regional clinics and clinics it operates or staffs in cooperation with other providers. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state’s Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health.
Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism. Arkansas state parks and museums cover 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation facilities and unique historic and cultural resources. The system includes 1,100 buildings (including 183 historic structures), six National Historic Landmarks, a National Natural Landmark, 16 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, and War Memorial Stadium.

The state parks have 1,800 campsites, 1,050 picnic sites, 208 cabins, five lodges, and 415 miles of trails. Eight million visitors annually come from all regions of the country. Park staffs provide over 42,000 education programs, activities and special events to more than 700,000 participants each year.

Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreation and education opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism, and provide leadership in resource conservation. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and visit arkansasstateparks.com/about to learn more about everything we have to offer. Use #ARStateParks to share your Arkansas State Parks experiences with us.


About the Apple Seeds food education program

Apple Seeds is a non-profit organization based in Fayetteville, AR that works to excite and educate children about fresh fruits and vegetables while increasing access to healthy food in schools. Our mission is to inspire healthy living through garden-based education. Apple Seeds normally offers experiential learning activities through workshops, cooking in the schools, farm to table cooking classes, summer camps, and Farm Lab (field trip) at our Teaching Farm. Apple Seeds integrates a nutrition-based curriculum into all of its activities and materials. Our program increases exposure to fresh produce in a positive atmosphere, empowers students with knowledge about nutrient-rich foods, and inspires students to try new fruits and vegetables. These programs reach over 10,000 students a year.

More about Zig Zag – A Place to Make

Not all learning takes a straight path, we explore our world in a meandering, ZIG ZAG path-- making new discoveries and creations along the way. Zig Zag is a place where both kids and adults can learn about and create art. We offer weekly classes for kids during the school year, monthly adult workshops and camps for kiddos in the summer. You can also rent our space for private, family Maker Time during the pandemic. Zig Zag is where kids and kids-at-heart can make a mess and pursue their creative journeys along their own zig zagging path.

About the Faulkner Country Library

Faulkner-Van Buren Regional Library System is a two county system in central Arkansas formed in 1954. Our mission is to open access to ideas and communities through shared collections, shared spaces and shared activities. 

Our Faulkner County Urban Farm Project provides resources for the community to strengthen local food systems through interactive and educational activities, including the Faulkner County Seed Library. Our Faulkner County Children’s Department provides resources, education, and programming for early literacy education in our community.

Faulkner County Seed Library on Facebook



About the The Little Rock Zoo

The Little Rock Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living things. With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For more information, visit www.aza.org.

 

    For summer activities and more information visit myarkansaspbs.org/parents