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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Young Scientists

Preschool Science Program

Youngs Scientists will back in the Fall.

The Fleet Science Center is now offering its early childhood program online for families to continue their learning experiences that enhance exploration and create excitement together with children ages 3-5 from the comfort of home. This session, explore why weather changes and learn about the tools meteorologists use to investigate rainstorms, tornados, snow and other weather of the world.  participants must register for all four classes in each session.

Your registration in our four 4-week virtual program includes:

  • Prepackaged materials ranging from craft supplies to specialty items packed by our Science Educators
  • Weekly video content that set the challenge and provide strategies to make caregiver confident in facilitating these activities. Designated live and virtual weekly meeting meetings with your Science Educator to keep everyone connected in our online workshop.

Classes meet on Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Registration Information

To register for the Young Scientists program, please contact our Client Services Department at (619) 238-1233, ext. 806 or click here to register online.



  • Members: $50 per session
  • Nonmembers: $60 per session

Has your Young Scientist graduated from the program and looking for more science fun?

Students in grades 1 – 4 can join our Junior Science Club. Join us on the third Thursday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Sessions will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local scientists.

To learn about our upcoming topics and dates, please see our Virtual Science Club page.

Please view our policies here.

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San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-1233

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