Day 6 at Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2016

We all woke up to the news that the UK had voted to leave the EU. There was a stunned silence in the common room as we caught up with the BBC news. Our students from Belgium, Italy, France, Ukraine, Italy, Poland, UK and Ireland were all in agreement that something insane had just happened but life goes on and we…

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Day 5 at Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2016

After Ireland’s wonderful victory last night against Italy, what better way to celebrate than making some home made beats in Music Technology with Conan which was another thoroughly enjoyable workshop. Students explored frequencies and filters which they’ll look at again later with Mark and Caoimhe in the maths workshops. Here are a sample of the sound tracks students created… Sailing followed…

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Day 3 at Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2016

A bright enough start to the day, first up was using Boolean Logic and programming algorithms to control the robots students had built and ready to take part in the War of the Robots! Some very competitive stuff going on… After a hectic battle we retired to the dining room for lunch and then on to Mark’s brilliant Maths Workshops…

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Day 1 June 19th at Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2016

Day 1 Students arrived this evening for the first day of our Summer Camp at Kylemore Abbey and we couldn’t have asked for a nicer bunch! Josie made a wonderful lasagne for all of us at 8pm in the library and then Paul Passenard from Clifden Boat club guided us through the principles of sailing and how boats work. Students…

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Latest National Press Coverage

  Have a look at the latest press coverage in Sunday Times May 2016 and lots more including RTE Radio & other major national media… WHAT THE PRESS SAYS 2016

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Christmas Special Offers

Merry Christmas! . To celebrate Christmas this year we are offering a special offer for our summer camps 2016 of free escorted transport from Dublin, Athlone and Galway to and from our Summer Camps at Glenstal Abbey, Kylemore Abbey and Killary Centre. We also offer great group discounts and sibling discounts. Please contact the office on 09531925 or email aengus@connemaramathsacademy.com…

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Kylemore Abbey 2015 – Day 6

A very wet and windy day was the perfect opportunity for the students to concentrate on their film projects after breakfast. Here are some still images from the various projects that were going on around the Abbey on what turned out to be a very creative and productive day.     Even the tourists walking around the grounds of Kylemore Abbey…

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Kylemore Abbey 2015 – Day 5

Another lovely day with gorgeous light reflecting onto the Kylemore Abbey Dining Hall for breakfast. Adventure Activities was on all our minds as the footage of yesterday’s Drone shoot came in.   This Drone aerial photography of distant objects and places is in stark contrast to the Macro photography taken today of a student’s eye. Extension tubes on an SLR…

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Kylemore Abbey 2015 – Day 4

A misty morning greeted the waking students as Maths workshops exploring the Fibonacci sequence among other concepts began after breakfast. Maths workshops were followed by a creative film project involving the Golden Ratio and Irish dancing. More will revealed as the week progresses! After Josie, Diane and Trish had prepared lunch for us all it was off to the Ballroom for…

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Kylemore Abbey 2015 – Day 3

It was a fairly damp and misty start to the day and yet we all felt very optimistic about the weather. It would be just fabulous for the adventure activities later in the afternoon. First up was maths workshops with Aidan followed by Film with ray and VR with John.   Following delicious home Pizza made by the great Josie…

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