Activities, Clubs & Community Service
Berkshire offers students a wide-range of social experiences outside of the academic schedule through the Student Activities Office (SAO), clubs and leadership opportunities.
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.
Beatles Club We'll listen to the Beatles while hiking up the mountain after brunch, 2-3 p.m. Sundays.
To encourage other Bears to enter the world of aviation and to take advantage of the program we have at school. Members will be comfortable with flying the school simulator and understand the basics of aviation including how the FAA works.
Business and Entrepreneurship Club
In this club, we will discuss the different aspects of what it takes to run a successful business. We will study the process of starting a business and discuss different stories of people who have created successful businesses today. We will watch TED talks, read articles, and watch interviews with successful entrepreneurs and CEOs.
We play chess. No experience necessary.
Creative Arts Club
Dog Walking Club
Our goal is to help both students and faculty members by giving students an opportunity to spend time with dogs for mental health benefits, exercise, and to feel closer to their pets at home and to help faculty members by exercising and giving love to their pets.
Environmental Action Club
The objective of the Environmental Action Club is to ask how we might contribute towards efforts for environmental justice within our campus/community, in partnership with our local neighbors and organizations, and at global scales. We ask this all with the goals of contributing towards more just, equitable, and sustainable communities, and turning creative ideas into realities.
A great way to experience French culture and food! If you take French it will be a great opportunity to practice.
GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)
Gender Equity Club
Giordano Book Club
Our goal is to promote reading on campus. We want people not to just read a book but think about the symbolism behind it. We try to pick books that are fun but deal with serious topics in today's media like racism, homophobia, transphobia. We want to encourage people to have tough conversations so we can create a safe space.
Giordano Philosophy Club
Green and Gray Newspaper
Contribute to the School's longstanding student newspaper.
Harry Styles Club
The Harry Styles Club welcomes all who love Harry. If you want to learn more about him, listen to his music, watch Harry content, and discuss all things Harry, join our club!
The Investment Club will meet several times a month to discuss investment strategies, future companies to invest in, and more about the stock market and finance in general. No prior knowledge is required.
Islamic Culture Club
Our goal is to teach and celebrate Islamic culture. All people are welcome no matter the faith.
A place for students to learn about and embrace the Jewish religion.
Just for the Health of it! Creating conversation and learning habits to promote a healthy lifestyle involving fitness, nutrition, mental health, etc.
The Karaoke Club is a fun place to connect with your peers through music at karaoke nights.
Cook, bake, and eat!
The LD (Learning Differences) Alliance Club
The goal of this club is to eliminate the stigma of learning differences, including specific Learning Disabilities as well as attention related challenges such as ADHD. We will aim to transform the experience of learning differently by providing young adults with the resources, support, and leadership tools they need to build community, raise awareness, and engage in advocacy.
Letters of Love
Students create arts and crafts letters to send out to children battling cancer.
Model UNMath Club
The objective of the club is to enrich students' learning in math, especially in critical thinking and reasoning, and to prepare students for various math contests, including AMC 10/12.
Opportunity for students to roleplay a country's delegation from the United Nations. Students will argue current world topics in favor of the country assigned to them in which they will have previously researched.
Neuroscience and Mental Awareness Club
Operation Smile is an international medical charity that has provided hundreds of thousands of free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip, cleft palate or other facial deformities. Our goal for this year is to have a great bond as a group, raise money for patients and be able to participate in service project opportunities.
Explore the mountain through hiking, climbing, camping, boating, etc
Painting Taylor's Version
Ping Pong Club
Ping Pong tournaments and ladder matches.
Our club attempts to find joy and fun through writing poetry.
Our goal is to compete in robotics competitions and in turn, teach students both technical skills such as programming and fabrication, as well as practical skills such as leadership and teamwork.
The goal of the Berkshire sailing club is to give students an opportunity to get off campus and learn the life skill of sailing. This would be accomplished through practice for students who already know how to sail and through lessons taught by student leader Geoffrey who is a certified sailing instructor.
Self Love Club
Slam Poetry Club
Stock and Crypto Club
Members will learn all about how cryptocurrencies work and how they play into the stock market. We will also be talking about the basics of the Stock Market, as well as the stock market game in the spring to track live stocks.
True Crime Club
WBSL - Berkshire School’s Radio Station
Empower students to serve as effective and engaging radio hosts to promote community outreach within Berkshire and our local community while exploring and promoting music and dialogue as a fun and meaningful way to build connections.
WBSL Radio 91.7Young Republicans Club
A club where students who identify or simply want to learn about the perspective of the Republican Party can sit in on conversations to learn more.
Girls JV squash volunteered as chefs and servers at last week's Community Supper as part of the Breaking Bread Kitchen. @BerkshireSquash https://t.co/uC5xgO5cyw#bearsinthecommunity #breakingbread pic.twitter.com/4s4ylWeiXG— Berkshire School (@BerkshireSchool) February 26, 2020
Throughout the year, Berkshire students give back to the local community and to others through community service. This includes serving meals at a local soup kitchen, helping clean and maintain local conservation properties, and visiting local residents in the community.
For more information on Berkshire's community service initiative, or to make a request, please contact Kristina Splawn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our recently formed Robotics Club is hard at work building their first fully functional Clawbot. In the coming weeks they will be custom coding their robot to complete tasks both with remote controls and autonomously. The team meets Sundays from 10:30a.m.- noon in Geier Library. pic.twitter.com/2aOsompcRt— Berkshire School (@BerkshireSchool) January 31, 2020
Thank you to the Asian Affinity Group and Chinese Language students for helping us kick off our Lunar New Year celebrations! #YearoftheRat 🐀 🐉 🐲 pic.twitter.com/LmFfZGJunR— Berkshire School (@BerkshireSchool) January 23, 2020