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Education Programs


Education Programs




The Fleet Science Center provides inquiry-based, interactive science programs for students, teachers, families and adults in Balboa Park, at schools and at a variety of organizations throughout the County. Our goal is to ensure that all San Diegans have access to a lifetime of rich science learning experiences.

School Programs

School Programs

Our amazing Education Department can bring programs to your school, such as classroom workshops, assembly shows, Family Science Nights and the SciTech after-school program. Or, come to the Science Center for field trips, hands-on exhibits, IMAX films and learning lab workshops.

Youth Programs

Find more details about scout programs, weekend science clubs, preschool programs and winter, spring and summer camps.

Adult Programs

Check out fun science events for the 21+ crowd, including Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar, Fleet Night of Science and Suds & Science.


Educator Workshops and Resources

We offer regular Educator Professional Development workshops at the Fleet or at your school!


The Fleet Science Center is devoted to building and supporting communities rich in science learning, throughout the entire San Diego region. Click for more about these initiatives.