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Grades 1 & 2 Camps

Ocean Commotion (SOLD OUT)

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21, 2024

Get ready to submerge yourself in the crazy commotion of the underwater world. Slip on your imaginary wetsuit to investigate various of sea life, kelp forests, and tiny ocean critters living off San Diego’s coast. Join us as we sing sea shanties, make fishy art, and dive into the depths of our oceans. It is sure to be a whale of a time!

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 | 9 AM–3 PM 
Members $350 | Non-members $375


Paleo Palooza (SOLD OUT)

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12, 2024

Join the expedition to our prehistoric past. We’ll dig into the mystery of fossils and practice fieldwork just like real paleontologists. We’ll jump right in with hands-on activities and exploration of the Park to unearth the truth about some of our favorite animals, from dinosaurs to whales. We will visit the Museum’s exhibitions Fossil Mysteries, Coast to Cactus in Southern California, and Unshelved. Perhaps we’ll run into a real paleontologist! Come prepared to get dirty and have fun!

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12 | 9 AM–3 PM 
Members $350 | Non-members $375 


Insect Investigators (SOLD OUT)

Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19, 2024

Did you know that all bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs? In this camp, become a junior entomologist for the day and investigate a wide variety of bugs through outdoor garden walks and close encounters of the crawly kind. We will visit our core exhibitions, Fossil Mysteries and Coast to Cactus in Southern California, and learn about insects of our region—both past and present. Come and join us as we learn about these micro monsters!

Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19 | 9 AM–3 PM
Members $350 | Non-members $375 


Animal Mysteries (SOLD OUT)

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26, 2024

Want to be a zoologist? Sharpen your observation skills by exploring the Museum’s collections of bones, feathers, and fur! Investigate animal mysteries throughout the Museum—visiting exhibitions like Coast to Cactus in Southern California and Unshelved We’ll meet some live animals, make crafts, and uncover a new mystery animal each day.

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 | 9 AM–3 PM 
Members $350 | Non-members $375 


Paleo Palooza (SOLD OUT)

Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9, 2024

Join the expedition to our prehistoric past. We’ll dig into the mystery of fossils and practice fieldwork just like real paleontologists. We’ll jump right in with hands-on activities and exploration of the Park to unearth the truth about some of our favorite animals, from dinosaurs to whales. We will visit the Museum’s exhibitions Fossil Mysteries, Coast to Cactus in Southern California, and Unshelved. Perhaps we’ll run into a real paleontologist! Come prepared to get dirty and have fun!

Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9 | 9 AM–3 PM 
Members $350 | Non-members $375