DSK International - International School in Kobe

DSKI Summer Camp

The DSKI Summer Camp is a specially designed camp for curious makers to construct, tinker and engineer, with a strong focus on developing ​soft skills​ and ​independence​.

In an intentionally set-up space, makers will learn to manage their time, resources and ideas while having fun, working out ways to ​solve problems as they create exciting projects through ​experimentation​ and ​discovery​.

A linguistic component has been added to our camp this year to provide a fun platform for creative expression.


DSKI Summer Camp
DSKI Summer Camp
DSKI Summer Camp

Sample Activities & Targeted Skills

Robotics and
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity/Innovation
Automata (moving automation)
  • Mechanical reasoning
  • Spatial Cognition
  • Design thinking
  • Construction skills
Electronics and
  • Logical thinking
  • Troubleshooting skills
Roleplay and
  • Self confidence
  • Presentation skills


WEEK ONE - Dingle Dangle Puppets

Explore the world of puppetry, develop linguistic skills, write original scripts and stage a puppet show.
Field Trip : Muji+ Creative Studio

WEEK TWO - Movers and Shakers

Design circuits, code games, build and code a robot, design a robot maze and create other movable projects.
Field Trip : Kawasaki Good Times World

WEEK THREE - Work with Wood

Use tools safely to construct with wood, use design thinking to create practical pieces, integrate technology and circuitry into finished projects.
Field Trip : Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum

WEEK FOUR - Out of the Box

Indulge in creative cardboard construction, build movable automation, understand how gears work and create a mechanical toy.
Field Trip : Arimata Toys and Automata Museum

Field Trips

Field trips are included to provide campers a chance to extend their learning outside the classroom.

  • Muji+ Creative Studio
  • Kawasaki Good Times World
  • Arima Toys and Automata Museum
  • Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum

Sample Timetable - Week 1

Download the full camp programme here >

Dates and Times

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday

Week 1: June 24-28

Week 2: July 1-5

Week 3: July 8-12

Week 4: July 15- 19

*Week 1 will run if we have 5 participants or more

*Registration closes on 1 May 2019

Pricing and Fees

1 Week: ¥46,000

2 Weeks: ¥80,000 (13% off)

3 Weeks: ¥105,000 (24% off)

4 Weeks: ¥120,000 (35% off)

Bus fee: ¥6,000 a week

School lunches are available at ¥550 per day, per child

Bus Pick-up Locations

  • JR Ashiya Post Office
  • Yamate-Kansen Konan (North of JR Konan Yamate Kansen)
  • Yamate-Kansen Okamoto
  • Okamoto Kita
  • Hankyu Mikage (South of Hankyu Mikage in front of Mitsui Sumitomo Bank)
  • Hankyu Rokko (South of Hankyu Rokko at a temple)
  • JR Rokkomichi (South of JR Rokkomichi at the Taxi Rotary)

Join our Summer Camp

Would you like to join us for our 2019 Summer Camp? Simply sign up from the link below to reserve your place now.