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Now, summer camps to teach children how artificial intelligence works

iRobokid is taking steps to make young kids familiar with STEM Education involving courses in Robotics, Coding, 3D Printing, Electrics and Electronics

Aparna Banerjea 

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If one were to pick one promising buzzword of the present time that is sure to drive all aspects human life in tomorrow’s world, one would most likely pick ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (AI). It is the young generation that is going to make use of this the most. Naturally, therefore, some educational institutions have already working on the ‘catch ’em young’ principle and impart them the right knowledge about AI.

Among them, is stepping forward to make young kids familiar with involving courses in Robotics, Coding, 3D Printing, and – in a way that it does not come through as too heavy on young minds, through

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. helps children to learn in a more cohesive manner taking examples of science from the real world.

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The educational institution, is offering a summer camp since March 5; it will end on June 16. The summer camp is divided into two separate camps: Camp 1 that caters to the children studying in Grade 5 and above and Camp 2 that focuses on educating children between Grades 2 and 4.

Both the camps are for five days each and are organised in several places, covering multiple locations in Mumbai. The registration is still open. Here is a list of dates and venues of the camp:


Date Venue
March 5- 10 Studio Wamps, Ghatkopar East
March 12 - 17 Making Champs, Koparkhairne
March 19 – 24 Pawar Public School, Kandivali West
March 19 -24 Studio Wamps, Ghatkopar East
March 26 - 31 Kids Land, Airoli
April- 10-13 Don Bosco, Matunga
April 16 – 21 Knowledge Activity Centre, Prabhadevi
April 16 – 21 Kid Pop ELC, Thane West
April 16-21 Kangroo Kids ,Bandra West
April 16 – 21 iRobokid, Sion
April 16 – 21 St Stanislaus High School, Bandra West
April 16 – 21 Blackboard, Oberoi Woods, Goregaon East (Only Camp 2)
April 23 – 28 Kosh Preschool, Kandivali West
April 23 – 28 Studio 23 Nariman Point
April 23 – 28 iRobokid, Tardeo
April 23 – 28 Blue Nile Jr., Bhandup West
April 23 – 28 The Square, Powai
April 23 – 28 Pinnacle International School Malad West
April 23 – 28 Kudos, Khar West
April 23 – 28 Shining Star, Vile Parle West
April 30 – May 5 Billabong High International School,Malad West
April 30 – May 5 Don Bosco Matunga
April 30 – May 5 Gold Crest, Vashi
April 30 – May 5 Multrio Edustation, Vidyavihar West
April 30 – May 5 iRobokid, Sion
April 30 – May 5 IRobokid, Tardeo
April 30 – May 5 TLC,Chembur
April 30 – May 5 Making Champs Sr.,Koparkhairne
April 30 – May 5 Millenium Tower, Sanpada
April 30 – May 5 Rising Sun, Goregaon West
April 30 – May 5 Klever Bees, Kandivali East
April 30 – May 5 My First Step, Malad West
May 7 – 12 Creative 10, Goregaon West
May 7 – 12 Billbong High International School, Malad West
May 7 – 12 Pawar Public School, Kandivali West
May 7 – 12 JBCN International School, Borivali West
May 7 – 12 iRobokid, Tardeo
May 7 – 12 Creative 10, Goregoan West
May 7 – 12 The Square, Powai
May 7 – 12 Creative Mind, Goregaon East
May 28 – June 2 Kudos Kahr West
June 04 -09 iRobokid, Sion
June 04 - 09 iRobokid, Tardeo
June 11 - 16 Blackboard, Goregaon East
June 11 - 16 Studio 23, Nariman Point
June 11 - 16 iRobokid, Tardeo


Teaching procedure at the two camps:

Camp 1: Discover STEM: Introduction to coding, and robotics
5-day camp to give children a peek into the world of current and future day technologies like Robotics, Computer Programming, Animation, 3D modelling and Printing through examples based on several real-world situations. The camp will enhance their understanding of these technologies and introduce them to relevant skills required to innovate and excel in near future.

Who can attend – Children in Grade 5 and above

Camp 2: Junior engineer: explore simple machines and electronics

The institution claims to give hands-on experience to children in building working models, inspired by Da Vinci’s works. It also imparts knowledge in a manner so that the children can get a glimpse into the world of Simple Machines – Electricity and Electronic as well as enhance their understanding of how these operations take place.

During the course of the camp, the children will get a chance to create replicas of Scaling ladder used by fire brigade for rescue operations, Swing Bridge and A Catapult.

Who can attend – Children in Grade 2 to 4

The fees of the 5-day camp ranges from Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000 depending on the grade level of the child and his or her interest in the programs offered. The are held in various schools and laboratory studios across Mumbai including venues like Don Bosco in Matunga, Knowledge Activity Centre in Prabhadevi, Studio 23 at Nariman Point and their own iRobokid located at Tardeo.

First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 12:16 IST
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