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Your kids will experience exciting new adventures every day when they join our seasonal STEM Camps. They will have a unique opportunity to explore and learn about the fascinating world of science in a fun and engaging way. With a variety of activities and programs, STEM Camps offer diverse and enriching experiences. 

Designed with a focus on inquiry and play, STEM Camps encourage children to investigate some of the most fascinating and exciting concepts in science. Your kids will have the chance to learn about everything from air pressure and electrical currents to life cycles and chemical reactions during their school breaks.  

To learn more about our program policies and FAQs, please click here

For more information, contact the Education Coordinator or call 619-238-1233 x 806.


Summer Pricing

Summer Camps PreK-K

Members: $140  |  General: $160

Summer Camps Grade 1-8

Members: $290  |  General: $330

**Specialty Camps: $310 Members | $350 General


Accessibility

We are committed to providing a safe and educational experience for all campers. If you are interested in enrolling or have enrolled a camper who may need accommodations, please contact the Camp Manager to discuss the specific needs of your camper and strategies that would ensure that your camper has the most engaging experience possible. We also welcome Camper Aides but require all aides who attend camp to clear a background check before camp begins.

Upcoming Camps

*Space Explorer

Pre-K - K

Wed, Jun 12 - -

Blast off on an exploration of our solar system and beyond. Discover what it is like to be an astronaut while investigating planets, moons and stars.

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*Super Solar System

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Wed, Jun 12 - -

Could you skate on the rings of Saturn? Was there ever life on Mars? Unlock the secrets of our solar system in this cosmic class.

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*Astronaut Camp

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Wed, Jun 12 - -

Practice your knowledge and skills in two different simulated space missions. You’ll experience the teamwork required for a successful mission from rocket launch to planetary exploration.

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Bugs, Rocks and the Wild

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Jun 17 - -

Grab your binoculars and safari hat—we are off to explore bugs, rocks and the wild! This nature camp in the great outdoors includes an optional bug-tasting activity.

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**Magic for Muggles

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Mon, Jun 17 - -

The School of Wizardry is in session! Unleash your imagination and creativity while investigating the science behind potions, bubbling cauldrons, astronomy, magical creatures and more.

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Women Scientists in Action

Grade 6 - Grade 8

Mon, Jun 17 - -

This extravaganza for young female and female-identifying scientists lets you explore the wonders of science and discover the amazing potential within you. With a dive into a different field of science each day, you will do hands-on experiments, interact with local women scientists and explore the exciting STEM careers that await you.

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Junior Paleontologist

Pre-K - K

Mon, Jun 24 - -

Journey back in time to uncover the mysteries of the past as you dig for fossils, study rock formations and cast dinosaur bones. Discover the science of paleontology while building observation and organization skills.

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Science of Magic and Superheroes

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Jun 24 - -

Mix chemicals (safely!), perform super science spells and learn about the powers of superheroes. Discover how principles of friction, magnetism and gravity make superhuman feats possible.

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Survivalist Adventure

Grade 6 - Grade 8

Mon, Jun 24 - -

Explore the science behind genetics, infections and survival strategies, and develop critical thinking and teamwork skills as you learn how to survive. Discover the power of nature in earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and other natural disasters. Camp includes optional bug-tasting activity.

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Energy and Forces

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Jul 8 - -

Hands-on projects let you learn about energy and forces. Build windmills, explore solar panels, create musical instruments and experiment with circuits and electromagnets.

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Cool Chemistry

Grade 6 - Grade 8

Mon, Jul 8 - -

Embark on an awesome three-day adventure in science at Cool Chemistry Camp! Tap into your inner chemist as we delve into the thrilling world of chemistry with fun experiments, interactive lessons, and exciting activities.

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Sensational Senses

Pre-K - K

Mon, Jul 8 - -

Use your five senses as you create squishy, slimy flubber, invent squeaky noise makers and sniff your way around this zany camp.

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**STEAM Culinary Fusion

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Mon, Jul 15 - -

Discover the links between science, art and your kitchen. Create culinary masterpieces inspired by biology, physics, math, art and engineering. Note: Not suitable for children with food allergies. 

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Women Scientists in Action

Grade 6 - Grade 8

Mon, Jul 15 - -

This extravaganza for young female and female-identifying scientists lets you explore the wonders of science and discover the amazing potential within you. With a dive into a different field of science each day, you will do hands-on experiments, interact with local women scientists and explore the exciting STEM careers that await you.

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Science, Art and Kitchen Fusion

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Jul 22 - -

Explore the connections between science, art and everyday life. In Chemistry in the Kitchen, learn about the science behind household items and materials. Create masterpieces inspired by biology, physics, math and engineering in Art-ology. This camp is not suitable for children with food allergies.

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Trainer Research Lab

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Mon, Jul 22 - -

Do you want to be the absolute best trainer … scientist? Explore the amazing abilities of Charmander, Geodude or Pikachu—like evolution, electricity and fire—and learn how they relate to the natural world.

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**Hands-on Robotics

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Jul 29 - -

Discover how gears, electricity and simple machines work to make robots go. Create circuits and program a Dash robot to follow your commands.

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Movie Magic

Grade 6 - Grade 8

Mon, Jul 29 - -

Look behind the scenes to see how filmmakers use science in special effects. Use the principles of sound to become a Foley artist and create practical effects with engineering, ingenuity, and biology to understand how zombies and monsters might occur.

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Fairy Tale Engineering

Pre-K - K

Mon, Jul 29 - -

Use your imagination and develop engineering skills as you design and build castles, vehicles, bridges or even flying contraptions. Get ready for a magical experience in planning and problem-solving.

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STEM-tastic Camp

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Aug 5 - -

Dive into the exciting realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Get creative with colorful art projects, experiment with cool chemistry concoctions, engineer your own amazing creations, and whip up delicious culinary delights. 

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**Maker Camp

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Mon, Aug 5 - -

Join the maker movement as you build, create and experiment with a variety of materials and tools. Just bring your imagination!

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AM Junior Architects

Pre-K - K

Mon, Aug 12 - -

Find out how gizmos like wedges, wheels and levers help us in our daily lives. Become a simple machine master and create incredible levels, partake in a ramp race, create catapults and more. 

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STEM-tastic Camp

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Mon, Aug 12 - -

Dive into the exciting realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Get creative with colorful art projects, experiment with cool chemistry concoctions, engineer your own amazing creations, and whip up delicious culinary delights. 

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**Magic for Muggles

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Mon, Aug 12 - -

The School of Wizardry is in session! Unleash your imagination and creativity while investigating the science behind potions, bubbling cauldrons, astronomy, magical creatures and more.

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