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.
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Winter STEM Camps

Camp offers messy fun
Camp offers messy fun
What will you make in Winter Camp?
What will you make in Winter Camp?
Design a roller coaster at camp!
Design a roller coaster at camp!

On Sale November 1

Thank you to those who participated in our camps this winter. The Fleet offers full-day camps in winter for kids in grades 1–3 both in-person and virtually for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. The in person camps take place at the Science Center, and are designed to include fun, educational, hands-on activities while incorporating the Fleet's general exhibit galleries.

Please view our Youth Programs Policies and FAQ for more information on reservation changes and fees.


In-Person Camps

We are continuing to operate in-person summer camps following the CDC and ACA safe camp and camper guidelines. To learn more about our program policies and FAQs regarding programs, please click here.

At the Fleet Science Center, we love to have hands-on experiences for all of our students in an environment that is positive, fun, and safe. Our in-person camps provide a space where students can have hands on learning alongside other students.

Week 1 Pricing

Member: $200

Nonmembers: $220

prices listed are for 4-days of camp; December 20-23

In-Person Camps - Week of December 20-23

Expect the Unexpected

Monday December 20
All science is methodical and predictable, right? Not in this program! Be wowed by science phenomena and how easily your senses can be tricked.

Try, Try, Try Again

Tuesday December 21
Learn what it takes to be a scientist by testing, tweaking and retesting. Complete a variety of experiments and build a tall tower out of lightweight objects to see if you have what it takes.

Space Travelers

Wednesday December 22
Campers will learn about optics such as long and short exposure photography, and light and color movement through prisms. This will help them better understand the filming techniques they'll need to direct their own mini- and stop-motion videos with friends.

Collaborate or Compete

Thursday December 23
Use teamwork to complete a blind building challenge and collaborate with your group to design a crash test helmet.

 

Week 2 Pricing

Member: $250

Nonmembers: $275

prices listed are for 4-days of camp; December 27-31

In-Person Camps - Week of December 27-31

So You Think You Can Fly

Monday December 27
The ingenuity of flight is remarkable. Join us as we learn the basics of flight and look to nature and other inspiration to pioneer various our own flying devices.

Chain Reaction

Tuesday December 28
Use natural forces and your own imagination to make something happen. Make a marble roller coaster, a Keva contraption and a Rube Goldberg device with your class!

Toys in Motion

Wednesday December 29
Open-ended challenges encourage curious minds! Make mechanical toys and learn basic programming skills to direct a small robot through an obstacle course.

Maker Mania

Thursday December 30
Join the Maker movement! Craft and tinker with everyday objects and turn them into your own incredible devices.

Science Fact or Fiction

Friday December 31
Use the scientific processes and principles to test out myths from television and pop culture