Open Daily:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Current Time:
4:30 AM
Directions:
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 561-6100
KSCInfo@LouisvilleKY.gov
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week, 9:30 AM - 5 PM. Advance tickets are strongly suggested.
Programs & Camps

Pay by Day Camp

When school’s out, science is in! Kentucky Science Center’s mission is to help your child learn, even when JCPS is closed. In our pay by day camps your child will develop skills and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Our camp encourages all campers to play, tinker, and investigate the world around them with plenty of time to explore their favorite science center. Check back regularly for new updates as the school year progresses.

Benefits of Kentucky Science Center Camps:

  • Low staff-camper ratio
  • Professional staff of teachers or education students in college
  • Extended camp hours from 8AM-5PM included in normal registration
  • Science standards driven content
  • Exhibit time at Kentucky Science Center
  • Streamlined registration process
  • Variety of hands on experiences
  • Safe, secure camper pick-up procedure

Need more help determining if camp is right for you? Please feel free to email us with any questions.

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 will be entering in the fall.

Pre-K to K

Grade K-2

Grade 3-5

Upcoming Pay by Day Camp dates:

  • May 6th, 17th, and 27th
  • August 8th and 9th

Camp Hours

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

Camp Resources

Pay by Day Camp Information

Note:

  • There are no refunds for camp purchases.
  • Required camp registration age is 4+

Pre-K to K:

Animal Sleuths

Become a creature detective as you investigate a variety of organisms.
May 6th, 17th, and 27th

Become a creature detective as you investigate a variety of organisms. Discover what you can learn about animals from their scat and their tracks. Examine animal skulls to deduce what they would eat. Determine what would happen in a food chain if an animal were removed from that particular ecosystem.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Camp Favorites

Join us for a day full of camp favorites. On these dates, campers will enjoy engaging hands-on science activities, flashy demos, exhibit exploration, and a theater experience!
August 8th and 9th

Join us for a day full of camp favorites. On these dates, campers will enjoy engaging hands-on science activities, flashy demos, exhibit exploration, and a theater experience! Don’t let your day off from school stop you from taking advantage of every learning opportunity possible! Reserve your spot now to guarantee your child gets to take advantage of everything the Kentucky Science Center has to offer.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Grade K-2:

Animal Sleuths

Become a creature detective as you investigate a variety of organisms.
May 6th, 17th, and 27th

Become a creature detective as you investigate a variety of organisms. Discover what you can learn about animals from their scat and their tracks. Examine animal skulls to deduce what they would eat. Determine what would happen in a food chain if an animal were removed from that particular ecosystem.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Camp Favorites

Join us for a day full of camp favorites. On these dates, campers will enjoy engaging hands-on science activities, flashy demos, exhibit exploration, and a theater experience!
August 8th and 9th

Join us for a day full of camp favorites. On these dates, campers will enjoy engaging hands-on science activities, flashy demos, exhibit exploration, and a theater experience! Don’t let your day off from school stop you from taking advantage of every learning opportunity possible! Reserve your spot now to guarantee your child gets to take advantage of everything the Kentucky Science Center has to offer.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Grade 3-5:

Animal Sleuths

Become a creature detective as you investigate a variety of organisms.
May 6th, 17th, and 27th

Become a creature detective as you investigate a variety of organisms. Discover what you can learn about animals from their scat and their tracks. Examine animal skulls to deduce what they would eat. Determine what would happen in a food chain if an animal were removed from that particular ecosystem.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Camp Favorites

Join us for a day full of camp favorites. On these dates, campers will enjoy engaging hands-on science activities, flashy demos, exhibit exploration, and a theater experience!
August 8th and 9th

Join us for a day full of camp favorites. On these dates, campers will enjoy engaging hands-on science activities, flashy demos, exhibit exploration, and a theater experience! Don’t let your day off from school stop you from taking advantage of every learning opportunity possible! Reserve your spot now to guarantee your child gets to take advantage of everything the Kentucky Science Center has to offer.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now: