Programs and Camps - Kentucky Science Center
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week, 9:30 am-5 pm. Advance tickets are recommended. Masks are required for all guests over age 2.

Programs and Camps

Programs and Camps

Looking for fun ways to Do Science? You’re in the right place. From free PlayDates for kids under four, to forums for adults who like to geek out (and everything in-between) Kentucky Science Center programs aim to make science learning personal, fun, participatory, and relevant, for everyone.

Early Childhood (0-4)


Playdates let little ones freely investigate in Science in Play.

Children and Families (5-12)

MakerPlace Workshops

Tinker, hack, design, and build – the Maker movement empowers the next generation of inventors and the MakerPlace gives them the tools to explore their creative ideas. Workshops are designed for ages 8 or older.

Science Celebrations

Science Celebrations offer your class the opportunity to interact with regional businesses and STEAM practitioners as they showcase their own real-world experiences.

Early Childhood (0-4)

School's Out Science Camps

Imagine, discover, get messy, and learn while engaging in play, hands-on exploration, and creative activities.

Children and Families (5-12)

No Limits Family Nights

Interactive investigations for families of children with special needs. There are no limitations when you’re doing science!

School's Out Science Camps

Full-day, immersive, hands-on, and content-rich programs that introduce and expand on key science concepts.

Challenger Learning Center

Travel the universe, learn about space exploration, solve real-world problems, and practice the skills used by real astronauts!

Teens (13-19)


Monthly STEM event for teens, by teens, featuring content-driven talks by STEM professionals who are active in local research. The cost is FREE and open to all ages!

Youth Science Summit

Immersive, full-day workshops that empower young adults in STEAM fields by letting them interact with and learn from industry professionals.

School's Out Science Camps

Teen camps are high-content, challenging, collaborative programs that push teens out of their comfort zones and into the future.

Adults (18+)

Eat, Drink, & Do Science

Louisville chefs, brewers, distillers, and vintners reveal to you the art and science that turns food and beverage pairings into chemical reactions.

Scientific Proofs

Monthly gathering with conversations about interesting, sometimes hot-button science topics led by area scientists, leaders, and professionals.