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School’s Out Science Camps

Want a fun, hands-on experience for your kids? School’s Out Science Camps offer exciting educational experiences for little scientists! Join us for unique topics designed to inform, engage and entertain!

Filter Camps by Grade Level

Click one or more grade levels to filter the camp list below. Note: Camps are based on the grade your child entered in the fall.

Pre-K to K

Grade K-1

Grade 2-3

Grade 4-5

Fall and Winter Break 2018-19 Camp Dates:

December 26-28

December 31  January 1-4

January 21

Camp Hours

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Drop-off: 8:00 AM — 9:00 AM
Pick-up: 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Camp Resources

Science Camp FAQs
Camp Info & Health and Permission Form

Note: There are no refunds for camp purchases.

Pre-K to K:

Ready, Set, Code

Did you know that you can learn coding skills without using a computer? Explore how programmers learn to code by “programming” your teacher to draw a smiley face or by guiding your friend through an obstacle course.
December 26-28

Did you know that you can learn coding skills without using a computer? Explore how programmers learn to code by “programming” your teacher to draw a smiley face or by guiding your friend through an obstacle course.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Sailors and Storytellers

Build a boat to travel across the sea as you hear stories of near and far. Engineer towers and bridges as you help storybook characters like Rapunzel and the 3 Billy Goats Gruff.
December 31 • January 1, 2, 3, 4

Build a boat to travel across the sea as you hear stories of near and far. Engineer towers and bridges as you help storybook characters like Rapunzel and the 3 Billy Goats Gruff.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Seussical Science

Take a peek into the wacky world of Dr. Seuss. Find out what inventions were originally designed for and develop a wacky creation of your very own.
January 21

Take a peek into the wacky world of Dr. Seuss. Find out what inventions were originally designed for and develop a wacky creation of your very own.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Grade K-1:

Robo Challenge

In this robotic challenge you will use Cubelets© and Littlebits© robotics to build a robot that can follow a line and even move in response to light.
December 26, 27, 28

In this robotic challenge you will use Cubelets© and Littlebits© robotics to build a robot that can follow a line and even move in response to light.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Junkyard Band

Can you make music with items lying around your house? Create your own instruments using a variety of junkyard materials and discover the interesting sounds you are able to make.
December 31 • January 1, 2, 3, 4

Can you make music with items lying around your house? Create your own instruments using a variety of junkyard materials and discover the interesting sounds you are able to make.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Monster Makers

Enter the world of monsters to find out what makes monsters tick as you create a monster of your own.
January 21

Enter the world of monsters to find out what makes monsters tick as you create a monster of your own.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Grade 2-3:

Code, Game, Create

Using the programming language of Scratch, you will create your own moving story and even the beginnings of what could become an app or a video game.
December 26, 27, 28

Using the programming language of Scratch, you will create your own moving story and even the beginnings of what could become an app or a video game.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Invent It!

Inventors and engineers alike have created inventions from rockets to can openers. If there is a problem, an inventor can design a solution. Learn about different inventions throughout the week and even develop your own invention to solve a problem in your world.
December 31 • January 1, 2, 3, 4

Inventors and engineers alike have created inventions from rockets to can openers. If there is a problem, an inventor can design a solution. Learn about different inventions throughout the week and even develop your own invention to solve a problem in your world.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Strange in the Making

All around the world, strange things are happening. Explore the science of the strange as you design a sarcophagus and learn about the techniques used to wrap a mummy.
January 21

All around the world, strange things are happening. Explore the science of the strange as you design a sarcophagus and learn about the techniques used to wrap a mummy.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Grade 4-5:

Principles of Coding

Learn the "why" behind programming languages. Explore the syntax of languages from HTML to JavaScript while you practice writing code.
December 26, 27, 28

Learn the “why” behind programming languages. Explore the syntax of languages from HTML to JavaScript while you practice writing code.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Take Aparts

Learn all about the art of reverse engineering as you take apart everyday items from board games, to electronics, and even cereal.
December 31 • January 1, 2, 3, 4

Learn all about the art of reverse engineering as you take apart everyday items from board games, to electronics, and even cereal.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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Mysteries of the Museum

Did you know that the Kentucky Science Center has its very own mummy? Investigate the secrets of our mummy using evidence from researchers on how to determine the name, gender, and age of the mummy.
January 21

Did you know that the Kentucky Science Center has its very own mummy? Investigate the secrets of our mummy using evidence from researchers on how to determine the name, gender, and age of the mummy.

  • Member Price
    $45
  • Non-Member Price
    $50
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