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Winter Camps

December and January Each Year

Winter Camps are a blast each year! 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.  

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

Check out some of our past topics below:

Science Winter Camp

Topics
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 peek into the world of genetics.
Magic & 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!
“Space Traveler 
What skills and equipment would you need to explore our solar system and beyond? Learn about moons, planets, stars and more! 
“Maker Day
Join the Maker movement and craft, tinker and create your own devices. What will you make?
“Build It!
If you think it, you can build it! Get busy with tall towers, bridges and other construction challenges. 
Chemistry Lab
Fizz, pop, bang! Explore the basics of chemistry through loud, colorful and shocking activities.
Physics 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!

 

Computer Programming Camp

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.

Topics
Flappy Bird!
 
Mario
 
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.

Topics
Drones
 
One-Click Building
 
Mini-Game Making
 
“One-Click Spawning