Home » News » New London News » Camp Invention Camp Invention June 28, 2018 / New London News, zHideFeatured New London School District kindergarteners and first-graders take a break from Camp Invention activities to play a game of soccer outside Parkview Elementary School on Thursday, June 21. Pictured are, from left, Alex Reger, Jayden Abraham, Laura Otis, Kailynn Hanson, Caroline Jahnke, Natalie Thompson, Ellie Marquardt, Liam Storck, Jessalyn Juedes, Addison Mafish, Andrew Beebe and Henry Olson. Scott Bellile photo From right, Halle Peterson, Robert Beebe, Camp Invention leadership intern Grace Stone, Cameron Hanson and Wesley Blumreich play with Optibots, which are self-driving robot cars whose sensors detect changes in light to glide down paths drawn with black marker. Scott Bellile photo From right, Johnny Euhardy, Tyler Gonnering and Kaden Bethke build mini mansions out of cardboard boxes, envisioning the different types of renewable energy sources and electronics connected to the Internet of Things that they would put in each room. Scott Bellile photo Liam Stanke shows his “flying” robotic dog to Kristin Grable, Camp Invention organizer and principal of Readfield and Sugar Bush elementary schools. Scott Bellile photo Sixth-grader Jonah Stone cuts fur to use on his robot dog. Scott Bellile photo New London School District’s summer school held its annual five-day Camp Invention in June. Nearly 120 children in kindergarten through sixth grade explored science, technology, engineering and mathematics through hands-on projects.