Following state and local guidelines, the Fleet Science Center building will be temporarily closed effective July 7, 2020, until further notice. Summer Camps, Virtual Activities and Craveology will continue to operate.
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Registration is Closed

In order to support the efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, our spring camps have been cancelled to ensure the safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. To the families that registered previously registered, we will be honoring 100% of refunds during these rapidly changing times.


Join Spring Camps at the Fleet, where new adventures await each day! Grades 1–3 enjoy a variety of fun and educational STEAM activities and themes and Grades 4–6 work on sharpening their computer science and technology skills. Campers will explore the museum’s exhibit galleries and engage in hands–on activities. Sign up for individual days or the whole week! Topics vary each year, but check out the list below for previous topics.

Call 619-238-1233 x806 for more information.

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Science Camp: Grades 13

Topics

Science Too Small to See CLOSED

Some of the smallest things can have amazing impacts. Explore tiny cells that make up all living things and discover a whole world of microbes that live in you!

Sleuthing and Crime Solving CLOSED

Explore techniques like fingerprinting and handwriting analysis. Analyze evidence like a forensic scientist and connect the dots to solve a crime!

Art and Science CLOSED

Discover beauty in science! Explore the Fleet’s newest attractions for artistic and science-based inspiration to create unique works of art!

Car Craze CLOSED

Shift into gear as we build a variety of vehicles and complete a crash-test using Newton’s Laws. Licenses not required!

Fact or Fiction CLOSED

Can you walk on water? Use the scientific processes and principles to test out myths from television and pop culture

 

ThoughtSTEM Computer Science Camps

ThoughtSTEM shows kids how fun computer science and technology can be! Campers can learn a new programming language with us each day this Spring Break. With an average 1:6 ratio of teachers to students, this camp is great for beginner coders or advanced coders. Join one camp day or join all 5—the more students practice, the more mastery of coding they will achieve! Find out more about ThoughtSTEM Computer Science camps at the Fleet by visiting thoughtstem.com.

 

ThoughtSTEM Camps: Grades 4–6

Topics

Exploring 3D Worlds CLOSED

Students will learn a powerful programming language for designing and customizing beautiful interactive worlds that they can walk (or fly!) through. Beginners will be surprised to find that with just a few lines of code, they are able to create places that have never existed before. Advanced students will be pleasantly surprised at how deep and subtle the art of world-building really is.

Coding That's Out of This World! CLOSED

Space... the final frontier. Get campers excited about space exploration and coding by teaching them how to code their own solar systems and galaxies! Students will learn how to build 3D galaxies and design customization, orbiting stars and planets. Beginner coders will enjoy learning how a few lines of code can create a whole digital world at their fingertips; advanced students will take their knowledge to infinity and beyond!

Game Design for Fortnite Fans CLOSED

In this exciting camp, students will learn how to build a 2D video game with all the awesome elements of the popular 3D video game Fortnite! Students will learn how to code different features of Fortnite, like enemies, armor, weapons, and potions, into their own unique 2D games! This camp is great for beginners and advanced coders alike!

Game Design for Minecraft Fans CLOSED

This Spring Break, students will learn how to code a 2D version of their favorite video game - Minecraft! Drawing on the video game mechanics of the hit 3D game, students will code their own 2D blocky survival game with day night cycles, health bars, and enemies like Creepers to hide from at night! Minecraft has always been a great way for our students to learn how to code, but this Minecraft camp will take students' coding skills to the next level!

Game Design for Pokemon Fans CLOSED

Students will learn how to code a novel Pokemon-themed survival video game! During this camp, 3rd-5th grade students will code video games where their Pokemon is trying to survive in a world in which mean Pokemon trainers are throwing pokeballs at them all the time to try to capture them! After this camp, students will go home thinking "Gotta code 'em all!"

 

 

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