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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!

Registration Closes Friday, December 18. Sign Up Today!

Looking for something exciting, fun and educational this winter break? The Fleet offers full-day camps in winter for kids in grades 1–3 both in-person and virtually. The 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.

Call 619-238-1233 x806 for more information.


In-Person Camps: December 21–23 CLOSED

We are continuing to operate in-person camps following the CDC and ACA safe camp and camper guidelines. To learn more about our program polices 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. 

Pricing

Member: $150

Nonmembers: $165

Prices listed are for 3 days of camp.


Virtual Camps : Week of December 21–23

Camps from the comfort of your own home! Every one-hour virtual camp will be filled with challenges, hands-on activities that can be done using materials found in your home and has challenges aimed for students in grades 2–4. Sign up for one or bundle a week together and save!

Each Virtual Program includes:

  • Prepackaged materials ranging from craft supplies to specialty items packed by our Science Educators. 
  • Additional Educational content and challenges
  • Video content that introduces the challenge and provides strategies for caregivers in confidently facilitating these activities.
  • Designated live virtual meeting with a Fleet Science Educator to keep everyone connected, share results and ask questions.

Virtual Camps: Week of December 21 - 23

Pricing

Individual (1 meeting): $25

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Bundle (3 meetings): $60

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Virtual Camp Topic

DNA Structures
December 21; 11:00 a.m.

Find our what you, and all living things, are made of! Create your own model and extract strands of DNA.

Earth Rocks
December 22; 11:00 a.m.

Get ready to rock! Examine rocks, minerals and learn how these rock stars form.

Plant Cycle
December 23; 11:00 a.m.

Be a backyard botanist as you dissect flowers and observe capillary movement in action

 


Virtual Camps: Week of December 28–31

Camps from the comfort of your own home! Video instructions will guide families through hands-on activities that can be done using materials found in your home and has challenges aimed for students in grades 2–4. Sign up for one or bundle a week together and save!

Each Virtual Program includes:

  • Prepackaged materials ranging from craft supplies to specialty items packed by our Science Educators. 
  • Additional Educational content and challenges
  • Video content that introduces the challenge and provides strategies for caregivers in confidently facilitating these activities.

Pricing

 

Individual (1 set): $25

REGISTER

Bundle (Set of 4): $80

REGISTER

 

Virtual Camp Topics

Sound Science

Explore how sound moves and design your own noisemaker.

Amazing Astronaut

Discover does it take to survive in space and create your own model lunar lander.

Kitchen Chemistry

Become a chemist by experimenting with acids and bases that can be found in your kitchen or pantry!

Gravitation Station

Take adventures to new heights! Use parachutes to explore forces, motion and more.

 


Materials Pick Up

Curbside pick-up for camp materials will be available on Friday December 18 at the Fleet Science Center from 9:30-10:00a.m. and 3:00-3:30p.m. Pick-up will be located at the Business Entrance on the south side of the building, adjacent to the parking lot. To get to the South entrance from Park Boulevard, turn on Space Theater Way and make an immediate right into the parking lot adjacent to the building. The Fleet Science Center is located at 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101.

Please note: Virtual programs are not a replacement for parental supervision, and we cannot assume responsibility for your child. We recommend that one responsible member of your household retain a supervisory role during virtual programming to ensure safety, watch your scientist superstar shine, or offer a helping hand for a trickier project.

 

 

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San Diego, CA 92101
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