Young Engineers Winter Camp

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego | get directions

Cost: $45 - $50

Age limit: All ages

Engineer tall towers, wide bridges, strong pyramids, and tinker with simple machines to make your own crazy contraption.

Grades 1–24. Sign up for one, multiple, or all five days.

Monday, December 30: Mega Structures. Use the KEVA planks in our exhibition to design the tallest tower or build the longest bridge. Return to the classroom to build castles, boats, and super-strong pyramids out of unexpected materials.

Tuesday, December 31: Invention Day. Campers will invent their own noise-makers and flashing devices to bring in the new year.

Wednesday, January 1: Motion Commotion. Discover how to build wind-powered boats, balloon-powered cars, and chemical-powered rockets. No electricity required.

Thursday, January 2: Tinkering Day. Have you ever wondered how a toaster toasts or what a computer looks like on the inside? Disassemble and tinker with household objects in this hands-on class. Tools provided.

Friday, January 3: High Flying Creations. Engineer planes, gliders, and rockets. Make object soar and learn the art of floating objects using wind tunnels.

Registration: 619-238-1233, ext. 806.


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