San Diego, CA—The Fleet Science Center offers exciting options to help keep kids active and learning about science and technology during fall break. Students in grades 1-3 can enjoy experimenting with movie special effects, exploring the world of virtual reality and making their own videos with the Fleet's Tinkering and Technology Camps.

The Fleet's full-day Fall Camps are offered from Monday, November 25, through Wednesday, November 27. The camps take place at the Fleet and feature fun, educational, hands-on activities for kids in grades 1 through 3.

Registration for Fall Camps is now open. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Attendees can sign up for a single day or enroll for multiple days of fun. Prices are $60 per day for members, $65 per day for nonmembers, per camp.

The Fleet Science Center also offers extended-day services during camp. Early drop off is available 8-9 a.m., and late pick up is 4-5 p.m. For an additional $20, families can choose one or both options to meet their scheduling needs.

A full description of Fall Camp activities is included below. More information can also be found on our website:




Full Camp Descriptions:

Fall Camps

Grades 1-3

Price:  $60 per day for members and $65 per day for nonmembers.

November 25: Science Fiction Special Effects. Use science fiction as an inspirational tool to create your own galactic adventure. Campers will build self-propelled moving scribble bots, design hovercrafts and create movie special effects with dry ice. November 26: VR Tech Tools. Explore the world of virtual reality and coding through hands-on activities that make basic coding concepts fun and interactive. Campers will work in teams to construct and program robots to perform to complete an obstacle course. November 27: Lights, Camera, Action. 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.