A New Way of Learning

School in the Park

School in the Park is a multi-visit museum program that blends formal and informal learning with a Common Core focus by utilizing the rich resources of Balboa Park.


Students visit outdoor and indoor settings in variety of cultural institutions. Each curriculum is crafted to engage students in learning that has real world connections.


Families In The Park (FITP) is an opportunity for Rosa Parks and Wilson parents to visit SITP to learn about museum activities and available resources for their children.

Latest News
Maker Faire @ Balboa Park

  San Diego Maker Faire at Balboa ParkOctober 1 and 2, 2016 Discount tickets and more information What is Maker… Read More

A Professional Development Day featuring NGSS expert, Paul Anderson!

School in the Park is excited to host a day of Bozeman Science January 11, 2016. Paul Anderson will be… Read More

Families in the Park 11/6/2015

On November 6, we welcomed 13 parents to the park for our second Families in the Park Day. ┬áThe parents… Read More

Meet Our Team
SITP Staff

The primary role of our staff is to act as liaison between museum and school personnel, assist educators in providing a rich educational experience, and ensure the safety of our students while at SITP.

Museum Educators

Museum educators co-create with SITP a curriculum grounded in Common Core while utilizing the tremendous resources of their museums, educational institutions and Balboa Park.

School Sites

Rosa Parks Elementary School and Wilson Middle School participate attend SITP. All third, fourth, and fifth grade students spend eight weeks, and sixth and seventh grades spend four weeks with us at Balboa Park.

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