140 Balboa Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Inner Richmond/Presidio Heights
This science program's motto is, "real science, serious fun." Celsius and Beyond is true to its word, offering hands-on activities that focus on the building blocks of science in order to understand advanced concepts and to gain a deeper understanding of the world around us.
Weekday afterschool classes for kids in grades K–6 dive into exploring the human body, digging into chemistry and nutrition through cooking and baking, learning about diseases through technology, among other amazing topics.
Sign up your math wiz for Funmatics, a unique math program that meets once a month for five months. Learn the math of spirals, mazes, games, and more.
Celsius and Beyond is a boutique science camp for small groups of 10 to 14 kids each. Week-long sessions are offered in cell biology, physics, chemistry, and math. Teachers are either scientists from UCSF and SFSU or professionals. Through fun hands-on activities, kids learn in-depth about science topics that are relevant to their lives and demonstrate the inner connectivity of different science disciplines.
Summer camp themes for 2013 include: robotics, endangered species, dissection, surgery, forests, Top Chef, metalsmithing, math, and more.
2013 Week-long Summer Sessions: June 3–August 30
2013 Week-long Spring Sessions: March 25–March 29, April 1–April 5
2013 Week-long February Break/Ski Week Session: February 19–February 22
2012–2013 Week-long Winter Sessions: December 24–December 28 (no camp Dec. 25), December 31–January 4 (no camp Jan. 1)
Ages: entering grades K–9 (camp availability varies by grade level)
Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays 9am–4pm
Cost: $385–$435 per week ($320 for 4-day week); sibling and multiple session discounts available;
snacks provided and kids bring lunch; lunch option available for $7 per day
Extended care: 8am–9am, 4pm–6pm ($10 per hour; $14 for drop-ins)
Counselor-In-Training (CIT): 16 and older, $40 per session
*****Use discount code SFKIDS10 for $10 off summer camp fees.*****
Throw a fun science party with the help of the folks at Celsius and Beyond. Choose from party activities such as an Old Time Soda Fountain Party, a Tea Party, a Soap Making Party, a Tie-Dye Party, a Magic Potion Party, and more. You can even make up your own! A two-hour party costs $320 and up.
The studio is located at Balboa between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, one block away from Rossi playground. Difficult street parking.
Muni: 5, 21, 31, 33, 38, 44
Camps are also offered at:
- 2725 California Street (at Divisadero)
- 51 Commonwealth Avenue (at California Street)