CLUBS at Berkshire
The 1907 Society is a group of committed students who help raise money for Berkshire School's Annual Fund by keeping alumni connected to Berkshire with updates of campus news and upcoming events.
An affinity club to help unite and support minorities on campus.
We like to enjoy our free time watching anime and talking about it.
The purpose of the B-B-Q is to not only provide food, fun, and feasting at social events, but to also educate those interested in the art of grillin'.
To create a new channel of information broadcasting for the Berkshire community.
We want our members to just have fun playing chess. This is not a competitive club.
Dog Walkers Club
To help faculty walk their dogs and give students who like dogs the opportunity to hang out with them.
THE DOME (LITERATURE AND ARTS JOURNAL)
Students contribute creative work for a literary and arts journal that includes writing, visual arts, and performing arts. Twice a year, an electronic version, or eDome, is published. At the end of the year, a print copy comes out. Click here to read more.
To help aspiring entrepreneurs discuss, critique, plan, and execute their ideas. Also, to provide an incentive for students to solve problems around campus.
FLY FISHING CLUB
To promote the great sport of fly fishing among the Berkshire community by teaching fly casting, fly tying and going on trips to local waters.
French Club meets once a month and provides an opportunity for students to come together to practice their French as well as explore French culture. Meetings entail watching French films, cooking French cuisine and reading French literature.
To provide social opportunities for kids to get together and play card and board games... and get them away from their screens!
Gender & Sexuality Alliance
To make Berkshire a safe and inclusive environment for all students and to be a resource for students as they explore their own developing understanding of sexual preference, gender identity, etc.
THE GREEN AND GRAY (NEWSPAPER)
Inform and entertain the Berkshire School community, and a powerful voice for students.
GREEN KEY (TOUR GUIDES)
This club is responsible for assigning and giving tours to prospective families, placement directors, consultants, and any prospective faculty candidates that visit campus. The club is run out of the admission office. Students who sign up will be given tours during their free periods.
GREENSLEEVES (BOYS' A'CAPPELLA)
Greensleeves, Berkshire School's premiere men's a cappella ensemble, meets twice a week to rehearse music for upcoming concerts. The ensemble works on traditional and pop arrangements, and uses vocal percussion and choreography in their sets. Greensleeves performs both on and off campus throughout the year.
Green & Silver
A student run acapella group that performs at morning meeting and creates a non-intimidating environment to sing.
To foster a broader understanding of technology in the Berkshire community.
The goal of the Hip-Hop Club is to educate Berkshire students about different dance styles that incorporate music, dances, and culture from around the world through activities involving dancing.
The investment club provides members with a better or more developed understanding of investment and portfolio management, as well as developing business management skills via our Berkshire Speaker Series. Our ultimate goal is to grow our endowment via our investment capabilities
JEWISH STUDENT UNION
The Jewish Student Union is an organization at Berkshire that facilitates the celebration of Jewish holidays on Berkshire's campus. The group also participates in community service activities in collaboration with local temples and synagogues.
KIDS4KIDS (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MENTORING)
Kids4Kids spend 1.5 hours a week mentoring students at Undermountain Elementary. This program has been incredibly successful. Berkshire School students are paired up with elementary students who could benefit from having a mentor. They meet once a week and focus is put on building relationships and helping the elementary school children begin to realize their own self-worth.
Knock Knock Club
To give our community a fresh perspective to their day and reading a quote on the toilet stall. This quote will be inspiring, motivating, encouraging, and thought provoking for many.
To have fun and meet new people through the awesome sport of longboarding! No experience required!
berkshire school MAPLE SYRUP CORPORATION
The Berkshire School Maple Syrup Corporation makes maple syrup and provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to participate in this process. Our goal is to create a strong sense of place and ownership in the school community through hard work, fun, and delicious maple syrup.
The purpose of this club is to help people be more present in their day to day life.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Members of the Berkshire School Model United Nations Club meet regularly to discuss topics of global interest, using the procedures and practices followed by members of the United Nations. Through research, debate and discussion of current topics, students focus their passion for international politics while they broaden their understanding of important issues. In addition, students prepare for and participate in United Nations simulations during the school year.
Berkshire Outing Club
It is a club to make it easy for people to experience the beautiful mountain behind our school that is sometimes taken for granted. We will be leading hikes on sundays in the spring around the mountain and possibly around the Berkshire area.
The purpose of the Paintball Club is to get off campus and to go have fun being active, inclusive, and competitive with paintball guns.
Helping the community (locally, nationally, and globally) by raising money and donating our time and efforts.
To have fun with a little trivia learning.
Sustainability & Divestment Club
To achieve a greater level of sustainability at Berkshire through divestment and awareness
URSA MINOR (GIRL'S A CAPPELLA)
WBSL RADIO 91.7 FM
A 232-watt, federally licensed radio station, WBSL 91.7 FM is on the air weekday mornings from 7 to 8:00 a.m. and weekday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. when school is in session. Founded in 1967, WBSL has a staff of 48 student deejays in the evening, including 4 from nearby Mt. Everett Regional High School, and 6 faculty members in the morning.
During those times when students and faculty are not on the air, WBSL transmits the signal of National Public Radio affiliate WHDD in nearby Sharon, Conn., giving WBSL 24-hour airtime. WHDD provides familiar NPR shows such as All Things Considered, Car Talk and BBC World News, as well as emphasizing local coverage. Click here to listen to the station online.
The mountain that serves as the backdrop to everything we do at Berkshire is what makes the Berkshire experience so rich and unique. Wolf Pack's goal is to encourage students to get on the mountain and enjoy all that it offers.
This group of creative and self-motivated students meets weekly to take pictures, plan and create the yearbook. We work hard to meet deadlines with our yearbook publishing company throughout the year and to create a high quality yearbook that students and faculty can look back on for many years to come.
Berkshire Young Republicans Club
The purpose of the Berkshire Young Republicans Club is to give students a place to share their ideas regarding politics in the United States.