Winter/Spring Break Camp - Kentucky Science Center
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week, 9:30AM - 5PM. Advance tickets are recommended. Masks are required for all guests ages 2 and over.
Programs & Camps

Winter/Spring Break 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 School’s Out Science Camp, your child will develop skills and make friendships that will last a lifetime. 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: For Winter/Spring Break camps, grades are based on the grade your child is currently in.

Pre-K to K

K-2

3-5

Winter 2021/Spring 2022 Camp Dates:

  • December 20-23, 2021
  • December 27-30, 2021
  • January 3, 2022
  • April 1 and 4-8, 2022

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:

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Get your freezing powers ready as we set out to explore chilly weather.
December 20-23, 2021

Get your freezing powers ready as we set out to explore chilly weather. What does it take for ice to melt? Can you make snow instantly? How do animals adapt to cold weather? Discover the answers to these questions and many more in this exciting (and slightly frozen) camp.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

Let’s get moving as we test out train tracks, a variety of wheels, and different ways to get from here to there.
December 27-30, 2021

Let’s get moving as we test out train tracks, a variety of wheels, and different ways to get from here to there.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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Rockin’ Robotics

In this screen-free 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.
January 3 and 17, 2022

In this screen-free 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
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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Weather Extremes

Let your future meteorologist explore fascinating extreme weather phenomena.
April 1, 2022

Calling all future meteorologists! Discover fascinating weather extremes as you create a tornado in a bottle, engineer ways to save homes during floods, and even explore lightning with our Van de Graf generator.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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Let’s Build

Become a construction engineer as you build with tubes, blocks, and a variety of wacky materials.
April 4-8, 2022

3, 2,1…Build! Become a construction engineer as you build with tubes, blocks, and a variety of wacky materials.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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K-2:

Winter Wonderland

Get ready to chill out as we explore all things cold.
December 20-23, 2021

Are you ready to chill? Explore all things cold as we test how ice interacts with salt, create our own unique snowflakes, and experiment with one of the coldest things here on Earth.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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STEAM Lab

Explore the elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
December 27-30, 2021

Design one-of-a-kind creations using play dough to complete a circuit. Engineer catapults to create art masterpieces as you explore the elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.

 

 

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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Rockin’ Robotics

In this screen-free 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.
January 3 and 17, 2022

In this screen-free 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
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Weather Extremes

Let your future meteorologist explore fascinating extreme weather phenomena.
April 1, 2022

Calling all future meteorologists! Discover fascinating weather extremes as you create a tornado in a bottle, engineer ways to save homes during floods, and even explore lightning with our Van de Graf generator.

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

Motion Madness

Harness the principles of physics as you engineer roller coasters, design a vessel that will stay afloat, and launch a catapult.
April 4-8, 2022

Harness the principles of physics as you engineer roller coasters, design a vessel that will stay afloat, and launch a catapult.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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3-5:

Glorious Glaciers

Investigate the science of freezing temperatures and test how temperature impacts the density of various materials.
December 20-23, 2021

Investigate the science of freezing temperatures and test how temperature impacts the density of various materials. Design an experiment to discover the fastest way to melt ice, and even observe a private liquid nitrogen demonstration.

  • Member Price
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
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ChemArtistry

Explore science behind works of art.
December 27-30, 2021

Explore science behind works of art. Use the power of polymers to create a shrinking piece of artwork. Unveil the chemistry behind making clays, pigments, and paper, as the foundation for your own unique artistic creation.

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

Rockin’ Robotics

In this screen-free 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.
January 3 and 17, 2022

In this screen-free 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
    $65
  • Non-Member Price
    $75
Book Now:

Weather Extremes

Let your future meteorologist explore fascinating extreme weather phenomena.
April 1, 2022

Calling all future meteorologists! Discover fascinating weather extremes as you create a tornado in a bottle, engineer ways to save homes during floods, and even explore lightning with our Van de Graf generator.

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

Engineering Extremes

Are you up for something extreme? Take on real-life engineering challenges from rockets, to prosthetics, and even roller coasters.
April 4-8, 2022

Are you up for something extreme? Take on real-life engineering challenges from rockets, to prosthetics, and even roller coasters.

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