Little Explorers Summer Camp 2022
Are you a creative and curious problem solver? Spend the summer exploring with San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum! Each day of camp includes access to Museum exhibits, hands-on exploration with trained education staff, and an opportunity to make new friends.
Explore the deep blue sea, practice your paleontology skills, and blast off into outer space with endless opportunities to explore, imagine, and experiment. Register now to join us for a summer of FUN!
Ages: Entering Kindergarten - Entering 3rd Grade (4* - 8 years old)
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Maximum capacity to ensure a safe and educational experience: 20
- Full week sign-ups only
- 10% discount for siblings**
*Campers must be able to use bathroom facilities without help from an adult.
**Please contact DiscoveryCamp@sdcdm.org to learn more about the sibling discount option.
June 20 - June 24, 2022
Robotics and Coding
Engineers are problem solvers! Explore the world of software and computer engineers while practicing your problem-solving skills through various coding challenges.
*Last day of registration: June 6, 2022
June 27 - July 1, 2022
Discover how art and chemistry go hand in hand. Experiment with color mixing, temperature changes, and other ways to mix art and chemistry.
*Last day of registration: June 13, 2022
July 4 - July 8, 2022
July 11 - July 15, 2022
Outer Space Odyssey
Get your jet packs ready and join us for a week of fun that is out of this world! Learn about astronauts, travel among the stars, and explore new planets.
*Last day of registration: June 27, 2022
July 18 - July 22, 2022
Under the Sea
Dive right in and join us for a week of ocean exploration. Explore our ocean’s layers, creatures living in the dark, and learn about ways to help protect the sea.
*Last day of registration: July 4, 2022
July 25 - July 29, 2022
Become a paleontologist by exploring fossils, dinosaurs, and more through hands-on exploration.
*Last day of registration: July 11, 2022
A Day in the Life of a Camper
9:15-9:30 Welcome to Camp
9:30-10:00 Introduction to daily themes + Storytime
10:00-10:45 Indoor Museum Exploration*
10:45-11:00 Snack time**
11:00-11:30 Hands-on Science/Engineering Activity
11:30-12:00 Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Activities: campers can choose from different hands-on activities based on their interest.
12:00-12:45 Outdoor Museum Exploration***
1:15-1:45 Hands-on Art Activity
1:45-2:00 Closing Storytime and Dismissal
*The Museum will be OPEN at this time.
**Campers are required to bring their own (peanut-free) snacks and lunches. Snacks will be eaten in the Indoor Classroom and lunches will be enjoyed outside while Museum is closed to the public. All Campers will be spaced out appropriately while eating.
*** The Museum will be CLOSED to the public at this time.
Are you ready to EXPLORE, IMAGINE and EXPERIMENT with us?
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information on health and safety policies, camp eligibility, cancellation policies, and general camp procedures, please visit our Summer Camp FAQ page.
Questions? Please email Education@sdcdm.org