To engage the community during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Month, local nonprofit The Camel Project hosted a Family Science Night at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts Thursday evening.
Under the banner, “Getting kids & parents excited about all things S.T.E.M.,” parents and kids joined together to complete a science project they could take home after the event. The Science Explorers led the project, and various vendors and community resources attended the event.
Sponsors for the event included the United Way Of Berks County and S.P.A.R.K.S. Foundation. Mi Casa Su Casa Café and Wawa provided snacks and light refreshments.
“Our mission is to eliminate the bullying behaviors, and one of our methods is to build stronger relationships within the family. How better than to create a spin art machine as a family?” said Pamela S. Gockley, Executive Director of The Camel Project. “We are humbled by the number of families who want to be part of our first Family Science Night.”
The next community event held by the organization is the annual Camel Trot 5k & 1 mile Fun Walk, held Sunday, November 12, 2023, 10AM, at the Reading Regional Airport. Participants run/walk a moderately flat 5K course on the airport tarmac taxi way and nearby roads.
The mission of The Camel Project is to assist individuals and organizations in changing the culture of bullying and unacceptable behaviors that result in violence, trauma, and abuse. Learn more about The Camel Project at: thecamelproject.org.