An opportunity for students (grades 2-8) to immerse themselves in STEM learning during school breaks. Students explore a wide range of STEM content areas while building skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Discounts Available! Scroll down for more details.

Summer Camp Discounts Available!

We offer military, multi-week, sibling, and promotional discounts for camp registrations. Multi-week and sibling discounts are automatically applied before checkout. Military discount requires proof of service before discounts are applied. Discounts cannot be combined. Only one discount will be applied towards each camp registration. Details are as follows:

Military Discount – $20 off per week will only be honored if registrant has checked box signifying they would like to apply a military discount AND bring in documentation showing proof of service during check-in on first day camp.

Multi-week Discount – $20 off per week for a total of one (1) student registered for three (3) or more weeks of camp. Discount is automatically applied and will be taken off the total price before payment.

Sibling Discount – $20 off per week per student for a total of two (2) or more students registered for at least one week of camp.

Promotional Discount – A promotional code must be entered before payment to receive discount.

Unless otherwise specified, discounts are already reflected before payment. These discounts are not redeemable for cash or program credit, and not valid for prior program enrollments. Discounts may not be combined with any other coupons, discounts, offers or promotions. Discounts valid on available weeks of camp only. No rain checks issued. Other restrictions may apply.

Multi-day themed Camp programs are offered during Thanksgiving, Winter, Spring, and Summer Breaks. Students rotate through 4 hands-on STEM lab activities daily. The first day of camp kicks off with a presentation by a guest STEM professional. The final day of camp includes a field trip.

Limited scholarships are available. See registration form for eligibility information.

To see a sample camp schedule, click below to view the PDF.

Sample Schedule

Summer 2019 Camp

Camp Descriptions

Weekly camps are held starting in June and ends in August

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Camp Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Price: $200/student per week*
*Discounts available

Week 7: July 29 - August 2
Theme: Reaching for the Stars
Field Trip: UCSD Physics & Astronomy Labs

Week 8: August 5 - 9
Theme: Save Water Save Life
Field Trip: San Diego River mouth and wetlands
(Trip held on Thursday)

Week 9: August 12 - 16
Theme: The Science of Photography
Field Trip: Cabrillo National Monument

Week 10: August 19 - 23
Theme: Climate Engineering a Better Tomorrow
Field Trip: TBD


Scholarship application has closed.

EIS will offer free lunches and afternoon snacks for all our campers during Weeks 1 to 9. Lunch and afternoon snacks are not available during Week 10. See attached San Diego Unified School District summer camp free meals menu and allergen information.

Free Meals Menu
Allergen Info

Thanksgiving 2019 Camp

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Our second annual Thanksgiving Camp introduced students to Computer Science. Students in grade 2 to 3 learned the building blocks that make up the web: HTML and CSS. Students in grade 4 to 5 learned to build a game using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Students in grade 6 to 8 learned how to control and fly the drone autonomously by writing code using Arduino.

Winter 2020 Camp

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Curiosity exists in all of us, whether we want to circle back to 200 million years ago or investigate and solve a modern mystery. Students in Winter Camp 2018-2019 learned about the history of our planet and how to excavate and preserve fossils during session one "We Dig Fossils". Session two of winter camp "Forensic Fun" explored the technology and chemistry used to help figure out clues of a mystery.

Spring 2019 Camp

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What happens to the pollution after it rains in San Diego? Using chemistry, ecology, engineering, marine biology, and/or photography, students will investigate San Diego's water pollution problems and find solutions to resolve pollution in our community.

Theme: Water Warriors
Camp Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm