Summer Camps

Summer Camp 2023 Coming Soon
Registration March 6, 2023

Registration Now Open for Museum Members! Click Here to Sign Up!

Become a Museum Member HERE

New this Year

  • Class size limited to 18 students.
  • All students receive a shirt

Sanitation and COVID response

  • Notification of exposure to COVID
  • Classroom cleaned and sanitized daily
  • Restrooms and high touch surfaces sanitized throughout the day
  • Masks not required unless mandated by county or SDUSD

Touchless Drop-off and Pick-Up

  • Parent/guardian remains in car, ID check through window
  • Re-routed to business entrance to avoid traffic at front of Museum

Cancellation Policy

  - Cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the start of the camp will receive a refund, minus a 10% cancellation fee per camp.
  - No refunds within 7 days of any program

Member rates are for Air and Space Museum Members. Balboa Park pass holders will pay regular camp prices. 


Astronauts in Training

Grades: 1-2
Description: Blast off to the moon and beyond as we learn the ins and outs of becoming an astronaut. Build rockets, create spacesuits, and learn all about life off planet.
Cost: $165 (Members $135)
Jun 26-30 9 am and July 31-Aug 4 1pm (both sessions waitlist only) Aug 7-11 9am to 12 pm

Junior Artists and Astronomers

Grades: 1-2
Description: Voyage into space and beyond as we use the cosmos for inspiration. Get messy as we paint, slime, color, and glue our way to fabulous art projects based on the work of astronomers.
Cost: $165 (Members $135)
July 10-14 9 am-12pm(waitlist only); July 24-28 1pm-4pm

Need for Speed

Grades: 3-5
Description: Rev your engines as we explore a need for speed. Engineer rockets, drive a race car, and explore the world of rovers and robots. Strap in for this half day camp.
Cost: $165 (Members $135)
July 10-14 1 pm-4pm (waitlist only) Aug 7-11 9 am-12pm

Top Gun

Grades: 3-5
Description: Do you have what it takes to learn to fly? Come and explore aviation as we build gliders, fly drones, and discover the world of fighter pilots. Cost: $165 (Members $135)
Cost: $165 (Members $135)
Jun 26-30 9 am-12pm Jul 31-Aug 4 9 am-12pm

MoonBase Astronauts

Grades: 3-5
Description: Travel to the moon and help set up a new colony. Use your design thinking to create rockets, habitats, space suits, and more.
Cost: $155 ($135 members)
Jun 19-23 1pm-4pm Jul 17-21 9 am-12pm

G.I.R.L.S.  in Engineering

Grades: 5-8
Description: G.I.R.L.S (Gender Inclusive Refuge for Learning STEM) Engineer your way to a brighter future by creating products related to aerospace, electrical, and civil engineering as we learn to solder, use basic tools, and meet with local experts.
Cost: $185 (Members $155)
July 17-21 1 pm-4pm

Aviation Simulations

Grades: 6-12
Description: Master the basics of flight, navigation, and instrumentation on our computer simulators, plus engineer prototypes of your own aircraft gliders. With instruction by actual pilots, this camp is great for the future aviator!
Cost: $185 (Members $155)
June 26-30(waitlist only) and Aug 7-11 1:00 p- 4:00 p waitlist only

High School Teacher Assistant

Grades: 9-12
Description: Would you like to volunteer to assist in the classroom during camp? We are looking for energetic, outgoing, and full of fun teens to help at our camps this summer. This is a great resume builder, and can help get those valuable volunteer hours. Perks include free admission to the museum, trying out teaching and the non-profit sector, helping students succeed and much more. To apply please send a cover letter and resume (even a short one of what you've done in your family or community) to The application deadline is June 8, 2022 and TA orientation will be Saturday June 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm.
Cost: FREE
Camps run June 15 through August 19, Join for 1 week or many


Grades: TK-K
Description: Blast off into space while we learn about the moon, the sun, rockets, and all things out of this world. This camp is for rising Tk and K members to come on their own without a caregiver. *Must be potty-trained Part of the Museum Little Engineers line up.
Cost: $135
Jun 19-23 (waitlist only) and Jul 3-7 9:00-11:30 (Jul 4 no class) (waitlist only)

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