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Winter Camps

December 2014 and January 2015

Winter Camps will go on sale November 10, 2014. If you would like to receive email notification about the Fleet’s educational programs and events, please click here to be added to our mailing list.  

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Or, call 619-238-1233 x806 to register or for more information.

 

Science Winter Camp

Dates: December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, 31 and January 2

Time: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Grades:  1–3 

Registration Fees: $50.00 per day (Members); $55.00 per day (Nonmembers)

Call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806 to register.

Dates & Topics
Monday, December 22: Inside Your Insides
Your body is composed of amazing systems! Explore bones, blood, digestion and more in this exciting class. Explore the Fleet’s newest exhibition—Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code and peak into the world of genetics.
Tuesday, December 23Magic & Illusion 
Learn the science behind tricks that look like magic. Make color-changing potions, observe the fascinating nature of dry ice and learn illusion tricks that will impress your friends!
Friday, December 26“Space Traveler 
What skills and equipment would you need to explore our solar system and beyond? Learn about moons, planets, stars and more! 
Monday, December 29“Maker Day 
Join the Maker movement and craft, tinker and create your own devices. What will you make?
Tuesday, December 30“Build It! 
If you think it, you can build it! Get busy with tall towers, bridges and other construction challenges. 
Wednesday, December 31Chemistry Lab 
Fizz, pop, bang! Explore the basics of chemistry through loud, colorful and shocking activities.
Friday, January 2Physics Fun 
Use the force and enter the world of physics. We’ll make roller coasters and parachutes and discover how inertia, gravity, momentum and other forces are a part of our lives every day. Come join the fun!

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Computer Programming Camp

In collaboration with ThoughtSTEM through UCSD, we are excited to offer camps for students in grades 4 through 6. 

Time: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Grades:  4–6

Registration Fees: $60 per day (Members); $65 per day (Nonmembers)

Call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806 to register.

Game Making Camps

Have you ever wanted to build your own game like Flappy Bird or Angry Birds? In this camp, students will explore the basics of 2D video game design and build a 2D video game using Scratch.

Dates & Topics
December 22: Flappy Bird!
 
December 23: Mario
 
December 26: Fruit Ninja 
 

Minecraft Mod

Do you play Minecraft? Do you play Minecraft A LOT? In this camp, students will have the opportunity to use the LearnToMod software to make their own Minecraft Mod. They’ll explore computer science concepts, while modding Minecraft, and creating a game within Minecraft using their mods.

Dates & Topics
December 29: Drones
 
December 30: One-Click Building
 
December 31: Mini-Game Making
 
January 2: “One-Click Spawning