Drone Flying Camps for Grades 3 - 5

Four different classes provide campers in grades 3-5 the opportunity to utilize imagination, hand-eye coordination, and STEM applications to conquer challenges and missions. To see a demonstration video, click here. Please Note: The Potomac School is located in a "no-fly zone" and outdoor activities will be appropriately modified.

Drobots - Drone Superhero Missions (6/18-6/22)
Superhero Missions is specifically designed for both novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. Our instructors will open the creative minds of participants as campers attack and defend against Superheroes and Villains. Campers begin the week learning basic maneuvers before using their "Spidey-Sense" to conquer missions such as Batman's Drone-Mobile Escape, The Breakout of Iron Man, and more!

Campers will storyboard their own escape missions while other campers attempt to outsmart them using the drone to locate and capture. All campers go home with interactive workbooks. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

Drobots - Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge 6/25-6/29)
Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge is specifically designed for both novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. The week is filled with pure action as campers enjoy one of the world's fastest growing sports, Drone Obstacle Racing. Campers first learn about the basic safety of drone flying and the history behind drone racing as a sport. From there, campers 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 use iPads and remote controls to navigate the drone through short and long obstacle courses. They also create the design and help build the obstacle course in preparation for the last day's final activity and competition. All campers receive interactive workbooks to take home. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

Drobots - Drone Coding Wizards (7/9-7/13)
If you love flying drones or want to learn how to fly and code drones, then this is the camp for you! Drobots has specifically designed Coding Wizards for both the novice and experienced drone enthusiasts. We use the safest and most reliable drone products on the market, including the Parrot™ drones for enhanced safety. Campers will learn the basics of drone technology and safety before taking to the air to fly and code the drones.

Through the use of iPad flight simulators and clear instructions on basic flying maneuvers, young Drobots' pilots experience a program filled with excitement, games, challenges, and learning. Campers work all week to prepare for the most enjoyable part of the week, the Ultimate Drone Games! Events include Drone Baseball, Dronado, Womp Rat Invasion, Drone Bowling, and more. All campers take home interactive workbooks. Drone safety and the social responsibilities of flying drones are included in this program.

Drobots - Drone Escape and Rescue (7/16-7/20)
Drone search and rescue is a necessity for first responders around the world, adding a new layer of solutions to save lives across the globe. Now campers can take part in and learn from simulated missions during this action-packed, creative, and educational program.

Campers learn to fly drones, and to rely on their rescue team to collect vital data in specific "rescue areas", to locate "victims", and to safely rescue them. We use age-appropriate and cutting-edge technology methods available for creating plans, missions, and maps. Campers also learn invaluable lessons on how to simply, quickly, and accurately make informed and targeted suggestions for real-world positive applications.

Grades Entering 3rd - 5th
Dates Offered June 18 - June 22: Drone Superhero Missions
June 25 - June 29: Ultimate Drone Obstacle Challenge
July 9 - July 13: Drone Coding Wizards
July 16 - July 20: Drone Escape and Rescue
Schedule 9:00 am - 3:00 pm,
Price $ 495 per week
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