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The Fleet Science Center to host in-person and virtual Summer Camps
San Diego, CA—This summer, the Fleet Science Center turns curious kids into happy campers with science-themed summer camps. The Fleet's Summer Camps provide exciting experiments, intriguing investigations and fantastic fun for kids.
Virtual Summer Camps begin on Monday, June 15, and end Friday, August 14. Each camp kit will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities that can be done using materials found in your home. With four unique kits a week, campers can explore an array of fields including biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, robotics and much more!
Each Virtual Camp kit includes:
- Prepackaged materials ranging from craft supplies to specialty items packed by our Science Educators
- Educational content and challenges
- Video content that introduces the challenge and provides strategies for caregivers in confidently facilitating these activities.
- Designated live virtual weekly meetings with a Fleet Science Educator to keep everyone connected, share results and ask questions.
Weekly in-person Summer Camps begin Monday, July 6, and end Friday, August 14. The camps feature fun and engaging activities for kids in grades 1–8. Full-day camps at the Fleet are all being modified to ensure safety.
Summer Camps extend the Fleet’s mission of bringing science education to students of all ages in ways that are fun, engaging and accessible. By participating in the Fleet’s Summer Camps, kids’ minds stay active during the school breakthrough activities that are both, enlightening and enjoyable.
Virtual Science Camps are available starting on Monday, June 15. Prices for virtual camps are $25 for a single day and $80 for the full week.
Full-day in-person camps are available on selected weeks from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting on Monday, July 6. Prices for the week-long camps are $300 for nonmembers and $270 for Fleet members.
A full list of Summer Science Camp activities and more information can be found on the Fleet website at www.fleetscience.org/events/summer-camps.
To schedule a media preview of Summer Camps, please contact Fleet Science Center Communications Manager Karla Nafarrate at 619-685-5743 or email@example.com.
The Fleet is available to do interviews or showcase demonstrations of Summer Camp activities for media previews at the Fleet. Our educators and demonstrators can be available to relate the science ideas behind each demonstration.