Summer Camps

Thank you for a fantastic summer at the Air & Space Museum!

We had so much fun, and we can't wait for next year!  Here are some examples of camps that we offered in Summer 2019. Please check back in March 2020 for updated camp descriptions and registration information.

The San Diego Air & Space Museum welcomes children with disabilities and other special needs, and our goal is to ensure that all children have access to our programs. Please contact us so we can make accommodations to allow your child’s successful participation.

Up, Up, and Away

Grades: 1-2
Description: Summer will just fly by if you take this camp! Explore the wonders of flight as you make unique paper airplanes, build and launch paper rockets, and create your own foam and balsa gliders. This is a fun-filled week of hands-on aviation adventures so come fly with us!

Astronauts in Training - SOLD OUT

Grades: 1-2
Description: Want to go to space? Then this is the camp for you! Explore the planets, learn survival strategies, build robots, rovers and rockets! This is one adventure you don’t want to miss! Let the training begin at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - SOLD OUT

Grades: 1-2
Description: Ready, set, go wild for a week of all things fast and fun! Join us as we adventure through the transportation museums of Balboa Park and experiment with speed and motion before building and testing our own cars, planes, and trains.

Destination Mars - SOLD OUT

Grades: 3-5
Description: Mars—it’s the next “go to” destination! Build and launch rockets, create your own Martian colony, engineer your own lander and rovers, search for alien life forms, and find out why NASA is planning for human missions to Mars.

Artists & Astronomers

Grades: 3-5
Description: Launch your summer out of this world! Explore our new gallery, SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure, and draw inspiration from constellations, moons, and galaxies to create unique projects such as galaxy slime, textured moon paintings, and “Stars in a Jar.”

Girls in Engineering 101

Grades: 3-8
Description: Join us for our all new girls engineering camp. Engineer your way to a brighter future by creating products related to aerospace, electrical, and civil engineering. Get engineering advice from local female experts. Accept this unique engineering challenge! We can do it!

Aviation Simulation - SOLD OUT

Grades: 5-12
Description: Um, how do you fly this thing? Master the basics of flight, navigation, and instrumentation on our computer simulators! We’ll even try out other simulators—including our cool motion- based MaxFlight® FS2000—later in the week. With instruction by actual pilots, this camp is great for the future aviator!

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