The Fleet Science Center building will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, September 20-21, including Craveology and the North Star Science Store. The Heikoff Giant Dome Theater is currently closed for upgrades and will reopen on Friday, October 29.
   We’re Open Today
10:00am to 5:00pm

Science Clubs

Registration is Open!

The Fleet Science Center offers Science Clubs for grades 5-8! Each session will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities that can done using materials found in your home and has challenges for students of all ages. Through this program students will explore an array of fields including biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, robotics and much more!

To learn more about our program polices and FAQ, please click here.


Pricing and Registration

In Person Sessions

  • Members $13 per week
  • Nonmembers $15 per week

Our online ticking page is being updated. To register, call our Education Coordinator at (619) 238-1233 x847 

 


Topics and Dates

September – Super Gross!

Saturday, September 11, 2021:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, September 12, 2021:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Get ready for icky, sticky and just plain WEIRD science! Ever dissect owl barf or determine animal scat? Here’s your chance—it’s “snot” that bad!

October – Magic or Science?

Saturday, October 9, 2021:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, October 10, 2021:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Use science to create potions and illusions like your favorite wizards from books and movies. You won’t believe your eyes!

November – Volcanoes

Saturday, November 12, 2021:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, November 12, 2021:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Discuss the different layers of the earth and discover how tectonic plates create different types of volcanoes.

December – Gingerbread Engineering

Saturday, December 11, 2021:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, December 12, 2021:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Build a gingerbread structure that can withstand moving earth, elements, weight and examine what forces can make these structures strong.

January  Chemistry of Cosmetics

Saturday, January 8, 2022:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, January 9, 2022:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Become a cosmetic chemist by performing scientific tests on product samples and mix up your own concoction to take home!

February – Valentine’s Day Science

Saturday, February 12, 2022:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, February 13, 2022:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Express your love for science this Valentine's Day! Experience some hot and cold reactions and other Valentine's Day experiments.

March – Pi and Other Math Treats

Saturday, March 12, 2022:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, March 13, 2022:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Investigate the notorious and infinite decimal known as pi. Celebrate Pi Day and amaze your friends with math tricks that seem like magic!

April – Circuit Board Game

Saturday, April 9, 2022:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 10, 2022:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Become a circuitry wiz and create an original board game that lights up with the correct answer!

May – Sunny Science

Saturday, May 14, 2022:
12 noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, November 15, 2022:
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Renewable energy is the way of the future! Learn how sunshine can be used to make energy and delicious snacks.

 

 


Looking for something for younger children?

For young children ages 3-5, we offer Young Scientists workshops for you and your little scientist.

For students in grades 1-4, we offer our Junior Science Clubs.