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Young Scientists

Preschool Science Program


Registration is open!

The Fleet Science Center is now offering its early childhood program online for families to continue their learning experiences that enhance exploration and create excitement together with children ages 3-5 from the comfort of home. Your registration in our four 4-week virtual program includes:

  • Prepackaged materials ranging from craft supplies to specialty items packed by our Science Educators
  • Weekly video content that set the challenge and provide strategies to make caregiver confident in facilitating these activities.
  • Designated live and virtual weekly meeting meetings with your Science Educator
  • Access to an interactive and social community to keep everyone connected and engaged throughout the session.

Classes meet on either Thursdays or Saturdays at 11 a.m.


Registration Information

To register for the Young Scientists program, please contact our Client Services Department at (619) 238-1233, ext. 806 or click here to register online.

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Prices:

  • Members: $60 per session
  • Nonmembers: $70 per session

Pick Up:

Curbside pick-up for materials for each session will be available on at the Fleet Science Center from 9:30-10:00a.m. and 3:00-3:30p.m. on the date listed below. Pick-up will be located at the Business Entrance on the south side of the building, adjacent to the parking lot. To get to the South entrance from Park Boulevard, turn on Space Theater Way and make an immediate right into the parking lot adjacent to the building. The Fleet Science Center is located at 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101.

Shipping is available! To have your materials shipped to you for an additional $35/session, please contact our Client Services Department at (619) 238-1233, ext. 806. Shipping will occur on the same day as material pick up.

Session 4: Human Body

Investigate bones, digestion and other amazing systems of the human body to discover what makes your body tick!

Material Pick Up Date: Thursday, December 31

Thursday @ 11:00 a.m.

Saturday @ 11:00 a.m.

1/7/2021

1/9/2021

1/14/2021

1/16/2021

1/21/2021

1/23/2021

1/28/2021

1/30/2021

 

Session 5: Engineering

Get ready to design and create! Discover how to think like an engineer as we build on our understanding of structures, vehicles and buildings! 

Material Pick Up Date: Friday, January 29

Thursday @ 11:00 a.m.

Saturday @ 11:00 a.m.

2/4/2021

2/6/2021

2/11/2021

2/13/2021

2/18/2021

2/20/2021

2/25/2021

2/27/2021

 

Session 6: Crazy Critters

Grab your binoculars and safari hat—we’re off to explore the wild! Discover fascinating facts about bugs, rocks and the great outdoors.

Material Pick Up Date: Friday, February 26

Thursday @ 11:00 a.m.

Saturday @ 11:00 a.m.

3/4/2021

3/6/2021

3/11/2021

3/13/2021

3/18/2021

3/20/2021

3/25/2021

3/27/2021

 

Session 7: STEM Careers

Each week we will explore a new field of science! Interact with scientists, participate in incredible hands-on experiments, and investigate different careers in science.

Material Pick Up Date: Friday, April 2

Thursday @ 11:00 a.m.

Saturday @ 11:00 a.m.

4/8/2021

4/10/2021

4/15/2021

4/17/2021

4/22/2021

4/24/2021

4/29/2021

5/1/2021

 

Session 8: Fantastic Physics

Have fun with all the forces around you by exploring the push and pull of magnets and making mechanical toys to explore motion and energy.

Material Pick Up Date: Friday, May 2

Thursday @ 11:00 a.m.

Saturday @ 11:00 a.m.

5/6/2021

5/8/2021

5/13/2021

5/15/2021

5/20/2021

5/22/2021

5/27/2021

5/29/2021

 

 


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

Students in grades 1 – 4 can join our Junior Science Club. Join us on the third Thursday 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 Virtual Science Club page.

Please view our policies here.

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1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-1233

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to our generous sponsors

City of San Diego

 

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