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14 summer camps in Pittsburgh for kids who love science and technology

From filmmaking and robotics to environmental science and so much more, these camps are great for STEM fun and learning.


Assemble’s Afro-futurism curriculum is looking to a remarkable past to chart a better, more equitable future

Assemble’s Afro-futurism curriculum is enlightening a growing community of students at K-12 schools and out-of-school-time programs around the Pittsburgh region

11 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from teddy bears to trolls

Ready, set, go have fun!

10 top kid-friendly Pittsburgh events in December

December is fueled by outdoor and indoor delights for kids in Pittsburgh.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from Steelers history to an urban forest hike

It’s time for kids to enjoy a little silliness, fresh air and their competitive spirit.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from escape rooms to baby lion cubs

We love playtime that involves a mix of physical activity and mental challenges.

Beyond the classroom desk: How Pittsburgh schools make the most of learning spaces

Let’s use what we know about innovative spaces to ensure that every child has the best possible learning experience.

Lots of virtual summer camps in Pittsburgh to choose from

Kids can still enjoy creative and educational opportunities, just in a different way.

Remake Learning asks: What might tomorrow bring for learning in America?

“There’s a sense of hope that this is an opportunity to create a future that we want to see.”

7 things to do with kids (at home) this week in Pittsburgh, from meeting Dumbledore to junk mail inspiration

You’ll have as much fun as your kids dipping into these projects.

8 reasons your kids will have a blast at Pittsburgh’s Handmade Arcade

Kids are happy to tag along, enticed by the Hands-on Handmade activity area, a free crafting space with 18 projects.

Lights On Afterschool: Kids can choose from 65 free quality events in Pittsburgh

Led by longtime chairman Arnold Schwarzenegger, more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool rallies are held annually. 

6 reasons to head to the (awesome) Pittsburgh Children’s Film Festival

Though the programming is intended to entertain kids, these movies will appeal to a wide range of movie buffs.


Kidsburgh Q&A: Nina Barbuto of Assemble and that $50,000 grant

“Hey, we have good news and bad news. We’re not going to have the event in your space, but we’d like to give you this $50,000 grant.”

10 great STEM summer camps for Pittsburgh kids

Build it, wreck it, code it, or fly it. These exciting STEM summer camps will be a big hit with kids.

Girls Write Pittsburgh

Girls Write Pittsburgh inspires teens with the power of the pen – and keyboard

Girls Write Pittsburgh “is a space for women to grow into themselves and grow their voices,” says founder Vivian Lee Croft.


10 cool places for Pittsburgh kids to get artsy

Creative minds and nimble fingers have plenty of outlets in Pittsburgh. Try these 10 places to get artsy with your kids.

The best summer camps for every kind of child

No matter what kind of children you’re raising—athletic, dramatic, compassionate or creative—Pittsburgh has a summer camp to cater to their special interests.

Little House Big Art

9 free (and almost-free) cold weather activities for kids and families

When it’s cold outside, Pittsburgh has plenty to keep families busy at little or no cost. Kidsburgh offers nine “free and almost free” cold weather activities for kids.

Kidsburgh CREATES: STEAM projects with Nina Barbuto of Assemble

Nina Barbuto of Assemble teaches us three fun DIY STEAM projects for children.