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Aventuras Salvajes En California (2000): Es una expedición virtual que te deslizara desde las montañas junto con snowboarders, girando por los aires de San Diego con skysurfers, nadando los océanos junto con las nutrias, excavando desde treinta metros...
The Discoverers [IMAX]Feel the Courage. Live the Adventure.This film will show as part of Senior Monday on Monday, Dec. 2, only. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Daniel J. Boorstin, this stunning film relives some of mankind's greatest moments of discovery, including Magellan's expedition to find the...
Back for a limited run in December 2013! Encounter the wilds of California as you sky surf over San Diego at 150mph, ride down a 25-foot wave at Maverick’s, snowboard the Sierra’s highest peaks and drop 130 feet into the center of a giant Sequoia! From...
What you can't see is right before your eyes!Mysteries of the Unseen World provides you with an incredible look at things that are normally too slow, too fast, too small or too vast for the human eye to see. The film's innovative use of high-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy and...
Technology Takes OffExplore aerodynamics and flight technology in the Fleet’s newest exhibition, On the Fly: Technology Takes Off. The exhibition features multiple daily performances by small-scale unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), complemented by interactive stations where...
The Instrument That Rocked the WorldStarting December 20th, the Fleet Science Center will ROCK you! The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is cranking science up to 11 this winter with the West Coast premiere of GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World! Experience the guitar through...
Get Your Hands On ScienceOur Main Gallery exhibition combines some of our all-time favorites with exciting interactive exhibits from San Francisco’s Exploratorium. This collection features opportunities to explore mechanics, motion, math, hearing, electricity and many other...
Celebrate the Season at the FleetBalboa Park December Nights is the largest free community festival in San Diego. Come to Balboa Park and celebrate the holidays with lights, food, music and fun. The two-day extravaganza, Balboa Park's holiday gift to San Diego, features international...
A Live Concert Series Celebrating GUITARThe Fleet is ready to ROCK with our first-ever live concert series! Each show will feature: Two performances: an awesome opening act and a rockin' headliner Food for purchase from The French Gourmet Beer, wine and cocktails available at the no-...
An Early Morning Comet ISON CelebrationCOFFEE & COMETS is an early morning celebration for Comet ISON on Tuesday, November 26, at 5:30AM! This event has reached its registration capacity. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST HERE Comet ISON has raised a lot of hope among skywatchers. The comet is...
The First Monday of Each MonthThe first Monday of every month, seniors 65 and better can enjoy the Science Center exhibits, a show in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater and a lecture on the quietest day of the month for only $8! No coupons or additional discounts are accepted. The Fleet'...
The Science of ROCKOur next Science on the Rocks party is Thursday, January 23: The Science of ROCK! Our most recent party was on October 17. Look for pictures on our Science on the Rocks Facebook page soon. Didn't make it? Here's what you missed: Fall in love with...
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Monday, Mar 31, 2014 9:00 am through Friday, Apr 4, 2014 4:00 pm
Discover the wonders of space during the Fleet’s Spring Break Camps!
Sign up for a single day or enroll for the entire week.
Grades 1–2: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Grades 3–4: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Member: $45 per day
Non-member: $50 per day
Registration begins in early 2014 for these camps.
For more information, call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806.
See below for examples of our topics from this past Spring Camp:
The Terrestrial Planets
Investigate our closest neighbors in the solar system. Why is Venus so hot? Can we really build a space station on Mars? Find out the answers to these questions and many more.
The Gas Giants
Identify intriguing characteristics of the outer planets in our solar system. Discover what Saturn’s rings are made of, explore the moons of Jupiter, and investigate the weather on Neptune.
Comets, Meteors and Asteroids
Have you ever wondered what comets are made of? Investigate comets, meteors and asteroids, with hands-on experiments and a visit to our “Great Balls of Fire” exhibition.
Fly to Space!
Experience what it’s like to live and work like an astronaut! Travel to the International Space Station in our Nierman Challenger Learning Center, create your own astronaut gear and design tools to make life in space a little less complicated.
3.2.1. Blast off! Launch into this hands-on day of rocketry while uncovering the propulsion principles that send real rockets into space. Design, build and launch all types of rockets and other spacecraft.