Hiller Aviation Museum

Fabulous Physics Camp

Explore the Science of Motion!

Fabulous Physics Camp Details

Explore the amazing world of physics with hands-on experiments and demonstrations!  Master electricity, simple machines, and kinematics while assembling a working electric car.  Experiment with waves using sound and light, and build a working microscope!  Test the awesome power of air pressure and launch working hovercraft and buoyant balloons, discover the invisible power of magnetism, and experience the interaction of pushes and pulls that makes an airplane fly in an amazing workshop in the physical sciences.

Camp Details

Additional Details
August 7-11, 2023
August 21-25, 2023
November 20-22, 2023 (3-Day Camp MTW)
9 am - 4:00 pm
5 to 10 years old
Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 Skyway Rd. San Carlos, CA 94070

Fabulous Physics Camp Includes:

Electric Car

Program Includes

  • Open and closed circuits
  • Series and parallel circuits
  • Lights and LEDs
  • Gears and wheels


Program Includes

  • Magnet experiments
  • Light and optics
  • Microscopes


Program Includes

  • Air pressure
  • Model aircraft testing
  • Flight simulation
  • Real aircraft inspections
  • Helium balloons


Program Includes

  • Machines and catapults
  • Buoyancy and submarines
  • Wind-powered vehicles
  • Air pressure rocketry