Camps

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.

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 2018 Camp

Weekly Camps from
June 18 - August 24

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Summer Camp will be held weekly beginning June 18 until August 24.

Refer a friend to camp and both students will receive a FREE EIS drawstring bag! Referral section of registration form must be completed in order to receive prize.

Weekly Camps: Monday - Friday
Camp Hours: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Cost: $200/student per week

Week 1: June 18 - June 22
Theme: Bouncing into Physics
Field Trip: Rockin' Jump San Diego

Week 2: June 25 - June 29
Theme: Critters, Creatures, & Computer Science
Field Trip: Children's Nature Retreat

Week 3: July 2 - July 6*
*(Cost: $150/student,
No Class July 4)

Theme: Mad Science
No Field Trip

Week 4: July 9 - July 13
Theme: Booming Biology
Field Trip: Living Coast Discovery Center

Week 5: July 16 - July 20
Theme: Saltwater Buddies!
Field Trip: Birch Aquarium

Week 6: July 23 - July 27
Theme: Going Green
Field Trip: Pure Water SD - North Water City Reclamation Plant

Week 7: July 30 - August 3
Theme: Under the Sea
Field Trip: Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Week 8: August 6 - August 10
Theme: Science of Nature
Field Trip: The Natural History Museum

Week 9: August 13 - August 17
Theme: Engineering Adventures
Field Trip: Belmont Park

Week 10: August 20 - August 24
Theme: Animal Planet
Field Trip: San Diego Zoo

Scholarships:

UPDATE: Scholarship applications must be completed by April 2 at 6:00pm. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship status no later than April 16.

Thanksgiving 2017 Camp

Our first Thanksgiving Camp 2017 was full of festivities! Students participated in four different labs: Robotics, Biology, Engineering, and Ecology. Students also participated in a Health Science Workshop and a Robotics tournament.

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Winter 2017 Camp

Winter Camp 2017 has concluded. Sign up for our email newsletter to find out when the next Winter Camp registration opens.

Students explored the Science of Sports during the first week of camp through Anatomy, Engineering, Photography, and Physics labs. They put their knowledge to the test by building their own mini golf at the Pro Kids: Colina Park Golf Course.

In the second week of camp, students rotated though Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, and Neuroscience labs to understand the Wonders of Wildlife. An expedition to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park ended the week where students connected what they learned to the real world.

Spring 2018 Camp

Ocean Ambassador Camp was the theme for Spring Camp 2018. Students rotated through Chemistry, Engineering, Marine Biology, and Photography to learn about the science and engineering aspects of ocean conservation. Camp included a sea urchin dissection to understand how sea creatures live. Students also discovered how they can help protect our oceans and all its living organisms with a field trip to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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