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School Programs


School Programs

The Fleet brings meaning to the wonder of science. We believe science is in everything and education is the foundational starting point for discovery and curiosity. All of the experiences we create are designed to bring out the inner scientist in your students and facilitate learning both in and beyond classrooms.

We offer interactive learning experiences at the Fleet, at schools throughout San Diego County and in the community.

If you’re ready to book a field trip or school program, you can use our online reservation form

Science To Go Programs Live Science Shows for Assemblies

Science To Go Programs

Have our education outreach staff deliver science programs directly to your school, library, community center or other educational venues. These programs are also available as after-school programs.

Live Science Shows for Assemblies

Incredible live science shows bring students and science together in one mind-blowing event!

Workshops Family Science Night


Help make your field trip to the Fleet one your students won’t forget by scheduling an entertaining and educational workshop with hands-on activities designed to inspire the scientist in us all.

Family Science Night

Let us bring our science expertise to your school event! Family Science Night brings children, parents, and teachers together for hands-on science experiences in a fun atmosphere.

Science Station Investigation Hands-on Exhibitions

Science Station Investigation

Science Station Investigation brings a sampling of a variety of hands-on science experiences for an exciting large-group program in your cafeteria, gym or multipurpose room.

Hands-on Exhibitions

We are proud to attract the nation's premier traveling exhibitions to San Diego. Alongside our popular permanent attractions, each visiting installation brings an exciting new perspective on the wonder of science to our visitors.


Heikoff Giant Dome Theater Films

Featuring a virtually seamless, 76-foot, tilted Nanoseam dome screen, the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Giant Dome Theater is the world’s first IMAX® Dome Theater.


Field Trips at the Fleet 

School groups can take a field trip to the Fleet and receive a special discounted gallery admission price of $10 per personGallery admission gives you the opportunity to enjoy our interactive exhibit galleries (limited engagements, special events and all exhibitions excluded). Learn more about our current and upcoming exhibitions.

IMAX film or an incredible educational workshop to your visit. If you have questions contact us at

Our Field Trip Guides page offers free lesson plans, activities, inquiry questions, teacher guides for films and chaperone guides.


Scholarships for field trips are available to schools based on financial need. Other restrictions may apply. Learn more by reviewing the Access Science Scholarship Application. If you have any additional questions and/or concerns please contact the Education Coordinator,  T: (619) 238-1233 x847 / E: 


Thank you to these supporters of the Access Science Scholarship program:

Farrell Family Foundation

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Patrons of the Prado

Rice Family Foundation