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Winter Camp, December Nights and More!
Registration Open for Winter Camps!
Winter Camp
Kids in grades 1 - 2 and 3 - 4, grab your hard hat and join us for a series of classes devoted to the science of construction. Use the KEVA planks from our new "Block Busters!" exhibition to design the tallest tower or build the longest bridge, then return to the classroom to make castles, boats, and buildings out of unexpected materials. Let your creativity go wild!

More Dates: 12/28/09, 12/29/09, 12/30/09, and 12/31/09
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
1-2 and 3-4
Registration Fees:
$40.00 per day (members), $45.00 per day (non-members)

Exploring Ethics: "Fact vs. Hype in Science News"
Science News This month's Exploring Ethics program, a partnership with the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology, will examine how the media presents science in the news. Hear from panelists Kim McDonald of UCSD Science Communications and David Washburn from Voice of San Diego. Bring questions for the panel and participate in the discussion.

More Wednesday, December 2
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Free, registration required. Please call (858) 822-2647.

Saturday Science Club for Girls: "Sun Power"
Science Club for girls Calling all girls grades 5-8!  Join the Fleet to investigate exciting science topics. Unlock the power of the sun in this luminous class. Discover the science behind solar cells and make a solar-powered night light to take home. Registration required, please call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806. 

More Saturday, December 12
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

IMAX® en Español
Bears Join the Fleet for our monthly presentation of an IMAX film in Spanish. BEARS dares you to come closer to polar bears, black bears, and half-ton grizzles in their natural habitats. Don't miss this lager-than-life film!

Sunday, December 20
6:00 p.m.

Gift Cards Now Available!
Gift Card Holiday gift giving just got a whole lot easier! Not sure what to buy? Give the gift of a gift card to the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Fleet gift cards can be loaded with any amount and used to purchase tasty treats in Galileo's Café, exciting science gifts in the North Star Science Store and admission to the science center.
Visit the ticket counter, Galileo's Café or the North Star Science Store for details.

Purchase a Holiday Membership - and Save!
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Current members may purchase a Gift Membership at the Family, Individual and Senior levels at a discount:
  • Family - $64 (regularly $79)
  • Individual - $47 (regularly $52)
  • Senior (65+) - $47 (regularly $52)
Three convenient ways to purchase a gift:
1.    Snail Mail: Print out this application
2.    Call 'n Charge: (619) 238-1233, ext  713
3.    Purchase online:
One more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long!
Not a member yet? Click here. Or call the Membership Office at (619) 238-1233, ext 713.

32nd Annual December Nights
December Nights
Balboa Park's kick-off to the holiday season will take place on Friday, December 4, 5:00-10:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 5, noon-10:00 p.m. In the spirit of the holidays, participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. both evenings. The largest free community festival in San Diego, December Nights is expected to attract more than 400,000 visitors over two days. When making plans to visit the Fleet or the Park during this time, expect traffic delays and increased crowds.

Next Time You're Visiting Balboa Park, Check This Out:
San Diego Zoo Ad

City of San Diego and San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

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December Events
2 Exploring Ethics: "Facts vs. Hype in Science News"
2 The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
4 December NIghts
5 December Nights
7 Senior Monday: "Plant Pathology"
12 Saturday Science Club for Girls: "Sun Power"
MAX en Español Monthly Film Screening
We're Open on Christmas Day!
We're Open New Year's Eve!
IMAX Films
AMAZON poster

Under The Sea

Enter to Win!
Congratulations to Karen Henriksen winner of a family 4-pack to the Fleet's newest exhibition, "Block Busters!"

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win!  Enter to win a 2-pack of passes to the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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To enter, please complete this form by December 15th 2009.
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