Monday, Mar 27, 2017 9:00 am through Friday, Mar 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Join Spring Camps at the Fleet, where new adventures await each day! Grades 1–3 enjoy a variety of STEAM activities and themes and Grades 4–7 work on sharpening their computer science and technology skills.
Spring Camps are on sale now! Click the "Register Today" button to register online, or register by phone by calling (619) 238-1233 ext. 806. (M–F, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)
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STEAM Spring Camps
Prices: Members $55 per day; Nonmembers $60 per day
Each day of STEAM Spring camp will incorporate important skills using science, technology, engineering, art and math. Campers will explore the museum’s exhibit galleries and engage in hands-on activities. Sign up for individual days or the whole week!
March 27: In the Ocean
Explore the big blue ocean, including water chemistry, boat building and more.
March 28: Up in the Air
Up, up and away! This camp will get you fascinated about flying objects and weather from above.
March 29: Thinking Green
Experiment with hydropower, water filters and learn how to upcycle.
March 30: The Great Outdoors
Rocks, trees, animal identifiers and more make this camp exciting for any adventurer!
March 31: Extreme Conditions
Learn about extreme climates, like deserts and tundra, and discover what humans do to tolerate extreme situations.
Bringing Code to Life: Computer Science & Technology Spring Camps
Prices: Members $65 per day; Nonmembers $70 per day
This spring the Fleet Science Center and ThoughtSTEM have come together to bring you the ultimate week of camp that brings computer science and coding to life. Explore technology in ways you’ve never experienced before. Each day you will learn how to create a new technology, like learning how to design your own light up electrical circuits to embed into origami, paper airplanes, gift cards and even your clothes! Then, create your own virtual worlds, Android mobile apps and Minecraft mods to play with your friends when you get back to school! You do not have to take all of the courses, but taking more than one will put you on the way to becoming a true Tech Genius!
March 27: Intro to Paper Circuits & Graphic Design
Learn the basics of electrical engineering and graphic design with paper circuits! Design light up pop-up cards and paper crafts to take home.
March 28: Intro to Soft Circuits & Wearable Tech
Sew soft circuits into your own clothing! We’ll provide everything you need to design and program your own tech savvy clothing.
*An additional $40 materials fee is applied for this class ($105 members; $110 nonmembers). Students are encouraged to bring a t-shirt or other clothing for personal customization!
March 29: Intro to Virtual Reality
Create a virtual world that you can explore using the Google Cardboard and any smartphone. You’ll see how virtual reality is right at our fingertips!
March 30: Intro to Making Android Apps
Have an app idea? We’ll help you code your very first Android app. Wow your friends and learn what it takes to be a tech entrepreneur!
March 31: Adventures in Minecraft Modding
Create your own unique Minecraft mod mini-game to play with your friends. This camp comes with special Minecraft modding tools and a free secure, private server so students can share their game with friends and family.
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