Lower School

Summer Institute's Lower School Program offers students entering Kindergarten - Grade 5 the opportunity to explore new subjects while having fun. Fun Camp is a wonderful option for Lower School students and this year we've added some one-week Drone courses. Explore Fun Camp or sign your child up for a drone course.

The Summer Institute at King is open to all students from schools in the CT/NY area. Click on the session below to see the details for each course.

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Kindergarten- Grade 6: One week sessions or the full six weeks, combines daily field trips, sports, and themed-week activities.

EXPLORE FUN CAMP

One Week Courses

June 11-June 15, Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge

Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge

Incoming Grades 3, 4, 5

One-Week Full Day 9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M

This program is specifically designed for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. This is week is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest growing sports, Drone Obstacle Racing. Campers will first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history behind drone racing as a sport. From there, campers will progress through various skill challenges and learn how to perform various exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Campers will use iPads and remote controls to navigate the drone through short and long obstacle courses. Participants will also create the design and help build the the obstacle course in preparation for the last day’s final activity and competition.http://drobotscompany.com/kids-summer-camps-for-gr...


June 25-June 29, Drone Superhero Missions

Drone Superhero Missions

Incoming Grades 3, 4, 5

One-Week Full Day 9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M

This program is specifically designed for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. Our instructors will open the creative minds of participants as campers attack and defend against Super Heroes and Villains. Students will begin the week learning basic maneuvers before using their “Spidey-Sense” to conquer missions such as: Daredevil in Distress; Batman’s Drone Mobile Escape, The Breakout of Iron Man and more. Participants will storyboard their own escape missions while other students attempt to outsmart them using the drone to locate and capture. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last long beyond the summer.

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July 9-July 13, 2018, Introduction to Drone Flying Missions

Introduction to Drone Flying Missions

Incoming Grades 1, 2

One-Week Full Day 9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M

Designed for campers with little to no experience flying drones. We use the safest and most reliable drone products on the market, including the Parrot™ drones for enhanced safety and most of all, fun. Campers will learn the basics of drone technology and safety before taking to the air. Through the use of iPad flight simulators and clear instructions on basic flying maneuvers, young Drobots’ pilots will experience a program filled with excitement, games, and learning. Campers work all week long to prepare for the most enjoyable part of the week: the Ultimate Drone Games that include events such as: Tic-Tac-Drone, Drone Darts, and Duck-Duck-Drone. All campers go home with interactive workbooks and plenty of Drobots Company keepsakes and trinkets so the memories last long beyond the summer.


July 9-July 13, 2018, Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge

Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge

Incoming Grades 3, 4, 5

One-Week Full Day 9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M

This program is specifically designed for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. This is week is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world’s fastest growing sports, Drone Obstacle Racing. Campers will first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history behind drone racing as a sport. From there, campers will progress through various skill challenges and learn how to perform various exercises and maneuvers to become familiar with the drone’s speed and agility. Campers will use iPads and remote controls to navigate the drone through short and long obstacle courses. Participants will also create the design and help build the the obstacle course in preparation for the last day’s final activity and competition.


Please view the Sports Clinics pages for additional sessions for Lower School students.