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Young Scientists

Preschool Science Program

Young Scientists is a hands-on preschool science program offered by the Fleet Science Center. This program provides informal learning experiences that support and enhance exploration, create excitement and facilitate scientific discoveries.

The program is designed for children ages 3–5 years with an accompanying adult. One caregiver must attend with each child. Siblings are not permitted.
Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Participants must register for all four classes in each session. Classes meet on Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays from 9 to 10 a.m. and also Sundays 11 a.m. to noon.

Registration Information

To register for the Young Scientists program, please contact our Client Services Department at (619) 238-1233,  x806 or click here to register online.


  • Members: $75 per session
  • Nonmembers: $85 per session


Young Scientists 2018–2019

Session 8: Fantastic Physics

Topics include: What Goes Up, Fast and Slow, Magnets and Motion, Toys




5/9/19 5/11/19 5/12/19
5/16/19 5/18/19 5/19/19
5/23/19 5/25/19 5/26/19
5/30/19 6/1/19 6/2/19


Please view our policies here.

Has your Young Scientist graduated from the program and is now looking for more science fun?

Students in grades 1–4 can join our Junior Science Club. Join us on the third Saturday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Sessions will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local scientists.

To learn about our upcoming topics and dates, please see our Junior Science Club page