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Educational Programs

Fun learning programs for students, schools and teachers.

Plant Grow Eat

Elementary school students grow edible plants and bring them to the Fair for judging in this free classroom program.

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Best of K-6 Schools

Elementary school teachers: Enter your classroom work in the Best of K-6 Schools competitive exhibit.

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Creative Youth

Kids and teens: Win a ribbon for your cooking and crafting creativity in Creative Youth.

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Student Showcase

Secondary and community college teachers: Enter student projects to win ribbons and awards.

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Raise The Flag

Scout troops from San Diego County can help us raise the American and California flags at our daily Opening Ceremony.

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Field Trip Program

Teachers and Club Leaders: Bring your students to our one-day Summer STEAM Maker Festival, with fun, hands-on learning.

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Reading Certificate

Kids: Download our certificate, read 10 books and come to the Fair for free!

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School Tours

The deadline to apply for a School Tour has passed. Fair staffers will visit classrooms in April.

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Don Diego Scholarships

The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation has college funds for high school seniors who are Fair participants.

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Info by early May

Girl Scout Day

We’re celebrating 100 years of the Girl Scout program in San Diego on June 14, with special activities in several Fair locations.

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Info by mid April

Youth Clubs

Bring your youth group to the San Diego County Fair for special fun and activities.

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San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds