Camp Isn’t Just for Summer! Families Encouraged to Sign Kids Up for Spring Break Discovery Day Camp
03/08/2013

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is hosting week-long Discovery Camps from Monday, March 25 through Friday, April 5 for children ages 5-8.

Online PR News – 08-March-2013 – San Diego – WHAT: Children aged 5-8 are encouraged to sign up for San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum Spring Break Discovery Camp. The Discovery Camp is offered seven hours a day, five days a week, families can opt for single day or week-long camp schedules. Snacks and camp supplies will be provided, however, kids should come with a brown-bag lunch. Each Discovery Day Camp starts at 9 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. with early and late drop off options available at an additional fee.

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum’s Spring Discovery Day Camp Schedule is as follows:

March 25 & April 1: Weather Wonders
Have you ever wondered what creates the weather? From the mountains to the ocean, California weather changes drastically. Learn about why this happens and experiment with us as we learn about how weather affects the world around us.
March 26 & April 2: It’s Electric!
Electricity is everywhere! What is electricity and did you know that you can create your very own? Ignite your curiosity just like our founding fathers did with experiments that will certainly spark your imagination!

March 27 & April 3: Sound
Sound is all around us! From stomping our feet to playing a musical instrument, waves are being sent through the air to your ear. Can you see them? Bang and clap your way through learning all about sound!
March 28 & April 4: Rocks, Fossils….and Dinosaurs?!
Do you have what it takes to embark on an excavation adventure? This is your chance to ask the questions and find the answers as you map out your plot and start your dig!
March 29 & April 5: Flight Fun
From birds to planes, early explorations of flight have paved the way for flying today. Fly high with us as you discover the history of flight and design and create masterpieces that fly!
When: The weeks of March 25-29 and April 1-5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, 320 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Cost: $35 per day for members and $50 for non-members

To Learn more: For further details on Spring Break Discovery Camp, visit:
www.sdcdm.org/explore/discovery-camp or email DiscoveryCamp@sdcdm.org

ABOUT the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM)
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum’s (SDCDM) mission is to inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation. The museum serves local families, school and play groups, and visitors from across southern California and beyond. The new 12,000 square-foot facility of indoor/outdoor space is located at 320 North Broadway, Escondido CA 92025. The site allows for exciting exhibits for interactive children's play such as Rokenbok, Imagination Playground, Sensation Station, Keva Planks and Origami-try. New exhibits at the facility include a brand new Explorer Discovery Sailboat with toddler area, newly designed Puppet Theatre with new puppets and a large Imagination Stage with musical instruments and new costumes for kids to enjoy. Future exhibits will include the launch of Ancient Egypt as well as Life, Earth and Physical Science Stations in 2012. With additional fundraising support, SDCDM plans to open a Children's Discovery Garden spring in 2012. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SDCDM was founded as a non-profit organization in 2001 as Escondido Children's Museum, with the focus of learning through play and inspiring children from newborn to age 12 to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation. Admission costs at the new location is $6 per person, $3 for military and disabled, and free for children 12 months and younger. Memberships, group discounts, birthday parties, and spring and summer camps are available. San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is affiliated with the Association of Children's Museums.