School's Out Science Camp - Kentucky Science Center
Programs & Camps

School’s Out Science Camp

When school’s out, science is in! Kentucky Science Center has made it our mission to continue child education, even on days when JCPS may be closed! In out School’s Out Science 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.

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.

PreK to K

Grade K-1

Grade 2-3

Grade 4-5

School’s Out Science Camp Camp Dates:

  • January 20th
  • February 14th and 17th
  • May 1st, 28th, and 29th

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

A Day at Camp

 

Note:

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

PreK to K:

Eric Carle Science

Explore the colorful science behind some of the most beloved children’s books by Eric Carle.
1/20/2020

Explore the colorful science behind some of the most beloved children’s books by Eric Carle.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Learn about the parts of the body and how they all work together to keep us moving.
2/14/2020 & 2/17/2020

Learn about the parts of the body and how they all work together to keep us moving.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Sprouts

Dig deep and learn about the magic of those green wonders, plants. Uncover how a seed becomes a plant and understand why flowers are much more than something pretty to see and smell.
5/1/2020, 5/28/2020, & 5/29/2020

Dig deep and learn about the magic of those green wonders, plants. Uncover how a seed becomes a plant and understand why flowers are much more than something pretty to see and smell.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Grade K-1:

Storyboard and Animation

Bring your stories to life by creating storyboards and animate your dreams into reality by using Scratch programing.
1/20/2020

Bring your stories to life by creating storyboards and animate your dreams into reality by using Scratch programing.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Insides/Outsides

Explore the science behind our insides and outsides to find out how they work together to make our bodies an amazing machine.
2/14/2020 & 2/17/2020

Explore the science behind our insides and outsides to find out how they work together to make our bodies an amazing machine.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Wild by Design

Animals are amazing architects and engineers. Learn how they build shelters and try building structures on your own.
5/1/2020, 5/28/2020, & 5/29/2020

Animals are amazing architects and engineers. Learn how they build shelters and try building structures on your own.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Grade 2-3:

Potter’s Potions

Welcome to the magical world of STEAM skills! Explore the enchanting lives of plants and animals and perform amazing spells as campers create your own potions.
1/20/2020

Welcome to the magical world of STEAM skills! Explore the enchanting lives of plants and animals and perform amazing spells as campers create your own potions.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Human Yuckology

Snot, spit, and gas, oh my! Take a close, but not too close, look at some of the grosser systems, parts and products to the human body.
2/14/2020 & 2/17/2020

Snot, spit, and gas, oh my! Take a close, but not too close, look at some of the grosser systems, parts and products to the human body.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Strange Science

Science can uncover some strange facts! Explore how deep sea animals adapt and how these creatures may help us understand how life may survive in the conditions of space.
5/1/2020, 5/28/2020, & 5/29/2020

Science can uncover some strange facts! Explore how deep sea animals adapt and how these creatures may help us understand how life may survive in the conditions of space.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Grade 4-5:

Storyboard and Animation

Bring your stories to life by creating storyboards and animate your dreams into reality by using Scratch programing.
1/20/2020

Bring your stories to life by creating storyboards and animate your dreams into reality by using Scratch programing.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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The Human Machine

Discover what the human body machine is made of and how these parts work together to navigate everyday life.
2/14/2020 & 2/17/2020

Discover what the human body machine is made of and how these parts work together to navigate everyday life.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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Wetland Engineering

Splash into wetlands and discover what makes them important. Help preserve this habitat for organisms that call wetlands their home.
5/1/2020, 5/28/2020, & 5/29/2020

Splash into wetlands and discover what makes them important. Help preserve this habitat for organisms that call wetlands their home.

 

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Member Price
    $50
  • Non-Member Price
    $55
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