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Children’s Discovery Museum to hold summer camp

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum in Escondido will hold Discovery Summer Camp 2017 from June through August.

The summer camp will allow children to explore, imagine, and experiment through hands-on science, art, and world culture activities.

One week sessions will be held June 26-30, July 10-August 11 for students enterting kindergarten through grade 3.

Each week has a new theme focused on Science, Art, and World Culture activities.

Camp Hours

AM session: 9 a.m. – noon

PM session: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

FULL day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Organizers limit camp size to 20 kids to provide an enriched experience.

You must register at least 2 weeks in advance.

Sessions with less than six campers may be cancelled

Campers along with one adult will get free Museum admission before or after camp on registered camp days

Camp Schedule

June 26 – June 30

AM: Adventure Explorers – Grab your binoculars and hold on to your hats! Experience different explorers across history and go on some adventures of you own.

PM:  Master Artists – Want to be a Master of the Arts? Be an apprentice to the greatest Master Artists of all time.

July 10 – July 14

AM: Bon Voyage! – Grab your passports and pack your bags. It’s time to take off for a trip around the world to experience different cultures.

PM:  Art & Science – Who says science and art can’t be friends? Explore art through the eyes of a scientist and practice scientific illustrations.

July 17 – July 21

AM: Superhero Showdown – Get ready to go up, up, and away! Discover your favorite superheroes, develop your own super powers, and help good defeat evil.

PM:  Fairytales & Folklore – Mold, move, and make different art pieces inspired by popular tales.

July 24 – July 28

AM: Once Upon an Engineer – Calling all engineers! We need your help to solve problems of your favorite storybook characters. Help us make connections between literacy and engineering.

PM:  Ready, Set, ACTION! – Get ready to sing and dance in this musical performance! Each child will get a role in the musical and help with the set and costumes. Open invitation to watch the performance Friday at 3:30 p.m.

July 31 – August 4

AM: It’s a Mystery to Me – It is time to hone your sleuthing skills. Become a detective to help solve mysteries across the Museum.

PM:  Wonders of the World – From the highest mountain to the deepest oceans, come explore different habitats and the wonders of the world.

August 7 – August 11:

AM: 3…2…1… Blast Off! – Discover the wonders of our solar system by exploring Earth’s natural wonders and intergalactic phenomenon.

PM:  Art as a Language – Wherever and whoever you are in the world, we all have one thing in common: Art. Explore the world with us through the “language” of art!


Member: $100/AM or PM Session/Week OR $220/FULL Day Session/Week

Non-Member: $110/AM or PM Session/Week OR $240/FULL Day Session/Week


Early registration through May 31, 2017: $10 off total per child, per season.

Use Online Code: SummerCamp

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