Winter & Spring Camps

Winter and Spring Camps 2022

Spring Camp at the Museum of Photographic Arts


Spending Spring Break in San Diego? We hope that your kids will join us for Spring Camps!  Daily camps will be offered during the week of March 28-April 1 exploring a variety of photographic skills and creative techniques. These hands-on, exploratory camps are designed for kids ages 8-13.

When: Week of March 28 – April 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park (1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101)

Camps Offered:

Monday 3/28: 
Sensory Photography
Learn how to take pictures without looking, explore textures, capture the sounds and smells of Balboa Park, and become inspired by different foods.

Tuesday 3/29: 
Playing with Color
Sure, we all know color is awesome, but who knew it could be fun too? Make images with super-creative approaches to color!

Wednesday 3/30: 
Stop Motion 2D Animation
Create original animated artworks using a variety of materials, iPads, and your imagination!

Thursday 3/31: 
Magnify MOPA
Experiment with optics and magnification through photography! Get close, play wither perspective, and see things in ways your naked eye can’t!

Friday 4/1:  
Optical Illusions (April Fool’s Day) 

Use the magic of photography to create images that aren’t what they seem. Create other worldly images and play visual tricks!

$65 per day
Special discounts:
*$60 per day for MOPA members and Explorer Pass holders
*Sibling discount - 10% off
*Military or first responder families - 10% off [Note: Email [email protected] for code]


Spring Camp at the Fleet Science Center


Spring Camps are currently SOLD OUT

In the Spring Adventure Camps at the Fleet, kids in grades 1–3 enjoy a variety of fun and educational experiences that explore the world around us. Campers will explore the exhibit galleries, including Going Places, and engage in hands–on activities.

At the Fleet Science Center, we love to have hands-on experiences for all of our students in an environment that is positive, fun, and safe. Our in-person camps provide a space where students can have hands on learning alongside other students. Full-Day Camps are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from March 28 to April 1, 2022.

If you have any additional questions contact the Education Coordinator, [email protected]

When: March 28, 2022 -9am April 1, 2022 - 4pm

Where: Fleet Science Center

Spring Adventure Camp Topics

In the Ocean: Explore the big blue ocean, including water chemistry, boat building and more.

In the Air: Up, up and away! This camp will get you fascinated about weather and flying objects.

Thinking Green: Experiment with hydropower and water filters. Campers will also learn how to upcycle materials to help reduce unnecessary waste.

The Great Outdoors: Rocks, trees, animal identifiers and more make this camp exciting for any adventurer.

Extreme Conditions: Learn about extreme climates, like deserts and tundra, and discover what humans do to tolerate extreme situations.


Members $250 
Nonmembers $275

Prices listed are for five (5) days of camp.