Grade K-6

Pownal Pen Pals

Members of Pownal Pen Pals exchange letters with 5th and 6th-grade students of Pownal Elementary School about once a month.  Pen pals learn about each other throughout the year and Pownal students develop their writing skills. In addition, we bring Pownal students to the Williams College campus to meet their… Continue reading »

Adventures in Learning at WES

Thank you to all of those involved in AiL 2020!  This year was a great success.  We offered a large number of classes and had an eventful and enriching January with no interruptions from weather!  Unfortunately, due to the pandemic resulting in the new academic calendar (no winter study) and… Continue reading »

Summer Science Lab

The Williams College Summer Science Lab is an amazing science experience for children entering 5th or 6th grade. Two lab weeks are offered in July. Students in groups of four will experiment with a variety of substances in Williams College laboratories. Each Lab group will be guided by… Continue reading »

Williamstown Rural Lands Educators

  Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation Educators – paid position Time Commitment: 3 hours per week Where: Sheep Hill, Williamstown Work Hours: Wednesday afternoons, exact times TBD, starting approx. 3:00 pm (and additional hours for students who are able to support field trips) Contact: Renee Schiek Common… Continue reading »

Science Fellows at WES

Science Fellows (WES) – paid position Time Commitment: 1-3 hours per week Where: Williamstown Elementary School Work Hours: Flexible, during elementary school day (Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:00pm) Contact: Tracy Baker-White Common Application Do you like sea turtles, owls, frogs?  Have you ever played Sink or Float?  If… Continue reading »

Science Fellows at NAPS

Science Fellows (NAPS)  Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per week Where: All programs due to COVID will be held remotely.  There will be no in-person connections. Work Hours: Flexible Contact: Amy Sosne Common Application The science fellow program has been a coveted… Continue reading »

Reading Buddies at WES

Reading Buddies – paid position Time Commitment: 2-10 hours per week Where: Williamstown Elementary School Work Hours: Between 9am-3pm daily, dependent on classroom needs Contact: Shaina Adams-El Guabli Update [as of 5/28/20]: Due to the uncertainties associated with COVID-19, we are not able to hire students at this time. Please… Continue reading »

iTeam at BES

UPDATE:  Due to the uncertainties of COVID and programming this Fall, we currently will not be offering this program.  All programs that we do develop and offer will be remote.  We will be sure to keep this site updated and reach out to students if such programming does develop this… Continue reading »

Math Buddies at WES

Math Buddies – paid position Time Commitment: 2-10 hours per week Where: Williamstown Elementary School Work Hours: Between 9am-3pm daily, dependent on classroom needs Contact: Shaina Adams-El Guabli Common Application Update [as of 5/28/20]: Due to the uncertainties associated with COVID-19, we are not able to hire students at… Continue reading »

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