Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge Rising Grades 3rd to 5th Dates: June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021 Full-Day Session; One-Week Camp - $700
This action-packed program is specifically designed for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. Full of excitement, teamwork, learning, and fun, campers enjoy one of the world’s fastest-growing sports, Drone Obstacle Course Racing. Throughout the week, campers learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history behind drone racing as a sport. As the week progresses, campers will advance through various skill challenges, learning how to perform assorted exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Campers will use iPads and remote controls to pitch, yaw and roll their drones through some of Drobots’ most daring obstacle courses. Participants will utilize their creative minds to help design the obstacle layout and then build the obstacle course in preparation for the camp’s final activity and competition. Click here to register.
StemQuest Jr: Aliens vs. Wizards Rising Grades 1st to 2nd Dates: June 28, 2021 to July 2, 2021 Full-Day Session; One-Week Camp - $700
StemQuest unplugs campers from the computer screen in this action-packed, story-based program. Throughout the week campers will be constantly on the move as they experiment and play. StemQuest has intentionally extracted the wide-array of exhilarating challenges and mysteries from popular gaming apps and turned it all into a live adventure. Campers will use age-appropriate rovers, bots, drones, and autonomous creative technology to jump over walls, push down obstacles, lift up boulders, and navigate through galaxies. Teams of campers work together in indoor, outdoor and open-spaced “worlds” throughout the week. In doing so, campers utilize life skills such as: collaborative problem solving, design, and curiosity, to outwit, out-build, and out-smart the program instructor, The Wizard. Click here to register.
StemQuest: Robot X Games Rising Grades 3rd to 5th Dates: July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Full-Day Session ; One-Week Camp - $700
Robot X Games is a weeklong competition filled with some of the most exhilarating games and races ever experienced in a summer camp setting, including: BMX Big Air, Stadium Super Trucks, Street Luge, SnowMobile Freestyle, and Moto X Quarter Pipe! All week, campers build, test, and race X Game-themed robots to compete in some of X Games most popular events. Moreover, campers will invent new events, building and shaping their own race tracks, obstacle courses, and barricades. Prepare for endless exposure to new technology and come ready to earn your team’s right to the podium during friendly competition in a creative problem-solving environment. Click here to register.
Junior Drone Pilot Academy Rising Grades 1st to 2nd Dates: July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021 Full Day Session ; One-Week Camp - $700
Designed for younger campers with little to no experience flying drones, this program fully immerses campers into an exciting narrative and experience. The mission: Captain Droby and her crew (campers) are exploring a faraway planet to discover new energy resources. The challenge: a colony of pesky aliens who will do anything to disrupt Captain Droby’s crew. To conquer the aliens, campers will use a variety of flying, jumping, and rolling drones to navigate their way around the planet and successfully make it back to the mothership. Drobots use the safest and most reliable drone products on the market for enhanced safety and most of all, fun. Campers will learn all of the safety measures as they prepare to learn the basics of drone technology before taking to the air. Join our professional counselors for a week filled with excitement, games, and learning. All campers go home with plenty of Drobots keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last long beyond the summer. Click here to register.
Drone Escape & Rescue Rising Grades 3rd to 5th Dates: July 26, 2021 to July 30, 2021 Full-Day Session ; One-Week Camp - $700
This camp introduces the enjoyment of flying drones to the real-world application of learning how to use drones in emergency response situations. This is an action-packed and creative program where teams of campers (flight squads) face off, taking on both the “rescuer” and the “victim” mentality. Throughout the week, campers will participate in fun, yet realistic role-playing missions while they attempt to outsmart and out-maneuver the opposing team. Flight squads also will work together to conduct mock search and rescue challenges - all in a safe and friendly competitive environment. Campers will certainly earn their wings, take pride, and gain confidence with each assignment. The key will be how well each team works together and within their flight squads to conquer the adventures at hand. Also included in this program are the innovative Drobots Drone Games, including challenges and concepts such as: Keys To Millions; Spy Drone, Drones To The Rescue, Drone Pod-Racing, and more. Click here to register.
There may be funds available to assist families with the cost of these summer programs. Please contact Dave Riedell, Director of Finance, for further information.
Drobots Company was originally founded by a small group of parents, educators, visionaries, and do-it-yourself engineers. The mission was and still is to inspire students to reduce time in front of a computer screen and instead utilize technology in a setting that promotes collaborative project-based learning in a positive educational environment. Hence, the company trademark slogan, Where Technology Meets Fresh Air™.
The primary goal of any Drobots Company program is to mentor participants on how to become lifelong learners and instill a strong sense of curiosity, confidence and teamwork. Due to the exponential growth of the technology industry, kids and teens may now explore, learn and evolve along with the applications of today and the discoveries of tomorrow. Drobots fosters this new technological landscape with a unique curriculum and well-trained positively motivated instructors
At Drobots we create flexible experiences that shift students between the excitement and hands-on activities of our indoor activities and the freedom and exploration of the outdoors. Participants utilize imagination, hand-eye coordination and STEM applications to conquer challenges and missions - all in a team-oriented environment. Under the umbrella of a friendly competitive and gamified teaching and learning methodology, participants collaborate in a team setting to deconstruct challenges and then solve them.
The core foundation of our company and the programming we work diligently to develop is built upon creativity, exploration, technology and fun. Our commitment and passion is derived from the unlimited positive applications of innovative technology. Throughout all of our kids camps and teen programs students thrive under the supervision of an adult-led staff committed to the development of the individual and team.
Safety is our #1 priority and our rigorous hiring standards attract the best instructors in the country. At Drobots Company we understand that instructors with years of experience working with kids and teens is the key difference between a good experience and a GREAT experience. Our family of instructors embodies the passion and creativity that we strive to inspire in every participant.
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