Summer Camp - Kentucky Science Center
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Programs & Camps

Summer Camp

 

Register now through March 27th and SAVE $15 OFF each week of camp using discount code BIRDY! **Only applicable to camps held at Kentucky Science Center.

Is your child ready for a fun experience at a place they love? At Kentucky Science Center’s Schools Out Summer Camp, 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.

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-1

Grade 1-2

Grade 2-3

Grade 3-4

Grade 4-5

Grade 5-6

Grade 6-8

Summer 2020 Camp Dates:

  • June 1st – August 3rd

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

Why School’s Out Summer Camp?

Benefits of KSC Summer Camp:

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

Note:

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

Pre-K to K:

Sensory Explorers

Use sensory play to naturally encourage your camper to Do Science while they play, create, investigate and explore.
June 1st - 5th

Use sensory play to naturally encourage your camper to Do Science while they play, create, investigate and explore. Explore our sensational senses and how they allow us to see, hear, smell, and touch the world. 

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Let’s Build!

Try your hand at using tubes, cubes, blocks to engineer structures big and small.
June 8th - 12th

Try your hand at using tubes, cubes, blocks to engineer structures big and small. Which material makes the strongest base? How are simple machines used to make a rollercoaster? Join your fellow camper engineers as you discover the science behind building.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Dinosaurs

Step back in time to learn about the giants that once ruled the earth.
June 15th - 19th

Step back in time to learn about the giants that once ruled the earth. Become paleontologists while discovering the secrets of how these mighty creatures lived, what they ate and how they moved. Dig for and create your own fossils and design your own 3D model of a dinosaur.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Moving to the Music

Groove along with us as we learn all about that amazing instrument, the human body.
June 22nd - 26th

Groove along with us as we learn all about that amazing instrument, the human body.  Investigate how our bodies move to the music and learn how our brain is the conductor directing our biological symphony of bones, muscles and organs.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Backyard Science

Come along as we discover how the sciences of botany, zoology, and astronomy can be found in your yard, playground or in an urban landscape.
June 29th - July 3rd

Come along as we discover how the sciences of botany, zoology, and astronomy can be found in your yard, playground or in an urban landscape. Become scientists and observe, question, experiment and take these skills home to explore the incredible world in your neighborhood.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Sensory Explorers

Use sensory play to naturally encourage your camper to Do Science while they play, create, investigate and explore.
July 6th - 10th

Use sensory play to naturally encourage your camper to Do Science while they play, create, investigate and explore. Explore our sensational senses and how they allow us to see, hear, smell, and touch the world.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Let’s Build!

Try your hand at using tubes, cubes, blocks to engineer structures big and small.
July 13th - 17th

Try your hand at using tubes, cubes, blocks to engineer structures big and small. Which material makes the strongest base? How are simple machines used to make a rollercoaster? Join your fellow camper engineers as you discover the science behind building.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Dinosaurs

Step back in time to learn about the giants that once ruled the earth.
July 20th - 24th

Step back in time to learn about the giants that once ruled the earth. Become paleontologists while discovering the secrets of how these mighty creatures lived, what they ate and how they moved. Dig for and create your own fossils and design your own 3D model of a dinosaur.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Moving to the Music

Groove along with us as we learn all about that amazing instrument, the human body.
July 27th - 31st

Groove along with us as we learn all about that amazing instrument, the human body. Investigate how our bodies move to the music and learn how our brain is the conductor directing our biological symphony of bones, muscles and organs.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Backyard Science

Come along as we discover how the sciences of botany, zoology, and astronomy can be found in your yard, playground or in an urban landscape.
August 3rd - 7th

Come along as we discover how the sciences of botany, zoology, and astronomy can be found in your yard, playground or in an urban landscape. Become scientists and observe, question, experiment and take these skills home to explore the incredible world in your neighborhood.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grade K-1:

LEGO® Imagineers

Put your imagination to the test as you build, design, and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS®!
June 1st - 5th

Put your imagination to the test as you build, design, and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS®! Can you build a wind-powered vehicle? How about a watercraft that floats? Try your hand at building bridges, towers, and rollercoasters.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

STEAM Lab

Harness the power of science, technology, engineering, art, and math to solve real world challenges.
June 8th - 12th

Harness the power of science, technology, engineering, art, and math to solve real world challenges.  Determine the identify of a secret object by using properties of mass, magnets to create art, and how math helps to explain why triangles are so special. Spend a day on each topic and bring home a newly found excitement for S.T.E.A.M.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Pirates: Science of the High Seas

Discover how to be a pirate as you engineer your own cannon, design a floating ship, and create your own treasure map.
June 15th - 19th

Discover how to be a pirate as you engineer your own cannon, design a floating ship, and create your own treasure map. Work as a team to uncover pirate treasure using your surveying skills that you have learned while being a pirate.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grossology

Dandruff, snot and burps, oh my! Investigate the systems of the body and uncover how these seemingly gross parts of life are important and vital to our survival.
June 22nd - 26th

Dandruff, snot and burps, oh my! Investigate the systems of the body and uncover how these seemingly gross parts of life are important and vital to our survival.  Visit the disgusting side of being human as you explore what causes the sounds and smells of burps and gas.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Storybook Science

Once upon a time may begin the tale, but stories have much more to tell than just a happily ever after. They can teach us SCIENCE!
June 29th - July 3rd

Once upon a time may begin the tale, but stories have much more to tell than just a happily ever after. They can teach us SCIENCE!  Enter the world of some of the most favorite storybooks and unlock the science behind your favorite stories. Turn the page to learn how stories from Eric Carle, Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss teach us about engineering, math, and more.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

LEGO® Imagineers

Put your imagination to the test as you build, design, and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS®!
July 6th - 10th

Put your imagination to the test as you build, design, and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOS®! Can you build a wind-powered vehicle? How about a watercraft that floats? Try your hand at building bridges, towers, and rollercoasters.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

STEAM Lab

Harness the power of science, technology, engineering, art, and math to solve real world challenges.
July 13th - 17th

Harness the power of science, technology, engineering, art, and math to solve real world challenges. Determine the identify of a secret object by using properties of mass, magnets to create art, and how math helps to explain why triangles are so special. Spend a day on each topic and bring home a newly found excitement for S.T.E.A.M.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Pirates: Science of the High Seas

Discover how to be a pirate as you engineer your own cannon, design a floating ship, and create your own treasure map.
July 20th - 24th

Discover how to be a pirate as you engineer your own cannon, design a floating ship, and create your own treasure map. Work as a team to uncover pirate treasure using your surveying skills that you have learned while being a pirate.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grossology

Dandruff, snot and burps, oh my! Investigate the systems of the body and uncover how these seemingly gross parts of life are important and vital to our survival.
July 27th - 31st

Dandruff, snot and burps, oh my! Investigate the systems of the body and uncover how these seemingly gross parts of life are important and vital to our survival. Visit the disgusting side of being human as you explore what causes the sounds and smells of burps and gas.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Storybook Science

Once upon a time may begin the tale, but stories have much more to tell than just a happily ever after. They can teach us SCIENCE!
August 3rd - 7th

Once upon a time may begin the tale, but stories have much more to tell than just a happily ever after. They can teach us SCIENCE! Enter the world of some of the most favorite storybooks and unlock the science behind your favorite stories. Turn the page to learn how stories from Eric Carle, Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss teach us about engineering, math, and more.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grade 1-2:

Speedometry

This camp is all about speed. Discover how aerodynamics, track layout and car design all use potential and kinetic energy to generate maximum speed.
June 1st - 5th

This camp is all about speed. Discover how aerodynamics, track layout and car design all use potential and kinetic energy to generate maximum speed.  Measure and evaluate the impact of different weights and forces in order to predict acceleration. Use the momentum gained in this camp to build your own racetrack.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Journey into Science

Embark on a voyage into the building blocks of all matter in the universe, atoms.
June 8th - 12th

Embark on a voyage into the building blocks of all matter in the universe, atoms. Conduct mind blowing experiments to discover unique properties of fluid.  Solve for a “unknown’ substance by using chemical reactions and physical properties.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Monster Maker Science

Monsters shouldn’t always get a negative rap! Use science to shed light on what makes them smell, stomp, and growl. Bring to life a creature of your own as you delve into the monster world.
June 15th - 19th

Monsters shouldn’t always get a negative rap!  Use science to shed light on what makes them smell, stomp, and growl.  Bring to life a creature of your own as you delve into the monster world.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

LEGO® WeDo®

Take a walk on the wild side of robotic engineering! Learn about animal adaptations, food chains and metamorphosis while designing a robotic animal using LEGO® WeDo® Robotics.
June 22nd - 26th

Take a walk on the wild side of robotic engineering! Learn about animal adaptations, food chains and metamorphosis while designing a robotic animal using LEGO® WeDo® Robotics.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Junkyard Art

Try your hand at upcycling: use recyclables and design your own S.T.E.A.M. inspired art. Create art masterpieces using chemistry, engineering and simple machines.
June 29th - July 3rd

Try your hand at upcycling: use recyclables and design your own S.T.E.A.M. inspired art. Create art masterpieces using chemistry, engineering and simple machines.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Speedometry

This camp is all about speed. Discover how aerodynamics, track layout and car design all use potential and kinetic energy to generate maximum speed.
July 6th - 10th

This camp is all about speed. Discover how aerodynamics, track layout and car design all use potential and kinetic energy to generate maximum speed.  Measure and evaluate the impact of different weights and forces in order to predict acceleration. Use the momentum gained in this camp to build your own racetrack.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Journey into Science

Embark on a voyage into the building blocks of all matter in the universe, atoms.
July 13th - 17th

Embark on a voyage into the building blocks of all matter in the universe, atoms. Conduct mind blowing experiments to discover unique properties of fluid. Solve for a “unknown’ substance by using chemical reactions and physical properties.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Monster Maker Science

Monsters shouldn’t always get a negative rap! Use science to shed light on what makes them smell, stomp, and growl. Bring to life a creature of your own as you delve into the monster world.
July 20th - 24th

Monsters shouldn’t always get a negative rap! Use science to shed light on what makes them smell, stomp, and growl. Bring to life a creature of your own as you delve into the monster world.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

LEGO® WeDo®

Take a walk on the wild side of robotic engineering! Learn about animal adaptations, food chains and metamorphosis while designing a robotic animal using LEGO® WeDo® Robotics.
July 27th - 31st

Take a walk on the wild side of robotic engineering! Learn about animal adaptations, food chains and metamorphosis while designing a robotic animal using LEGO® WeDo® Robotics.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Junkyard Art

Try your hand at upcycling: use recyclables and design your own S.T.E.A.M. inspired art. Create art masterpieces using chemistry, engineering and simple machines.
August 3rd - 7th

Try your hand at upcycling: use recyclables and design your own S.T.E.A.M. inspired art. Create art masterpieces using chemistry, engineering and simple machines.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grade 2-3:

Chem Artistry

Discover the connection between chemistry and art materials including paint, clay and dyes.
June 1st - 5th

Discover the connection between chemistry and art materials including paint, clay and dyes. Which ingredients you can use to make your own art supplies? Tap into your creativity as you create works of art while experimenting with paints, paper, and elemental chemistry!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Superhero and Supervillain Tech

Take a tour through the real-world science that brings the genius of Superheroes and Supervillains to life.
June 8th - 12th

Take a tour through the real-world science that brings the genius of Superheroes and Supervillains to life. Explore the science behind Super Villains and their diabolical talents and techno-proficiency at creating global mayhem. Can the Superhero science defeat the Super Villains?

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Playground Science

Explore the ups and downs of playgrounds. Slide into playground design applying the physics behind physical movement and the process of engineering design.
June 15th - 19th

Explore the ups and downs of playgrounds. Slide into playground design applying the physics behind physical movement and the process of engineering design. Use LEGO® WeDo® Software and Scratch® Coding to design a custom playground for robots.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Pokémon Science

Are you ready to begin Pokémon science training? Connect Pokémon with science!
June 22nd - 26th

Are you ready to begin Pokémon science training? Connect Pokémon with science. Learn about the properties of water in our water-type Pokémon lab, discover how Pikachu uses electricity in our circuit’s lab. Put it all together as you design a new Pokémon based on real-life examples.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Toying with Science

From the old to the new, the simple to the high-tech, see what it takes to create your favorite toys and games.
June 29th - July 3rd

From the old to the new, the simple to the high-tech, see what it takes to create your favorite toys and games. Glimpse inside some toys and tech gizmos to see their innerworkings. Try your hand at creating a toy of your own using the design process for the future generation of toy lovers.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Chem Artistry

Discover the connection between chemistry and art materials including paint, clay and dyes.
July 6th - 10th

Discover the connection between chemistry and art materials including paint, clay and dyes. Which ingredients you can use to make your own art supplies? Tap into your creativity as you create works of art while experimenting with paints, paper, and elemental chemistry!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Superhero and Supervillain Tech

Take a tour through the real-world science that brings the genius of Superheroes and Supervillains to life.
July 13th - 17th

Take a tour through the real-world science that brings the genius of Superheroes and Supervillains to life. Explore the science behind Super Villains and their diabolical talents and techno-proficiency at creating global mayhem. Can the Superhero science defeat the Super Villains?

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Playground Science

Explore the ups and downs of playgrounds. Slide into playground design applying the physics behind physical movement and the process of engineering design.
July 20th - 24th

Explore the ups and downs of playgrounds. Slide into playground design applying the physics behind physical movement and the process of engineering design. Use LEGO® WeDo® Software and Scratch® Coding to design a custom playground for robots.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Pokémon Science

Are you ready to begin Pokémon science training? Connect Pokémon with science!
July 27th - 31st

Are you ready to begin Pokémon science training? Connect Pokémon with science. Learn about the properties of water in our water-type Pokémon lab, discover how Pikachu uses electricity in our circuit’s lab. Put it all together as you design a new Pokémon based on real-life examples.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Toying with Science

From the old to the new, the simple to the high-tech, see what it takes to create your favorite toys and games.
August 3rd - 7th

From the old to the new, the simple to the high-tech, see what it takes to create your favorite toys and games. Glimpse inside some toys and tech gizmos to see their innerworkings. Try your hand at creating a toy of your own using the design process for the future generation of toy lovers.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grade 3-4:

Take Aparts

Explore the world from the inside out. From the earth to electrons, elements to eyeballs, dismantle inner workings to discover what makes things tick.
June 1st - 5th

Explore the world from the inside out.  From the earth to electrons, elements to eyeballs, dismantle inner workings to discover what makes things tick. Take a closer look at the science behind electronics, and musical instruments and learn what it takes to make them work.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Potter’s Potions

Crash your cart into Platform 9 3/4 as you head to the castle to learn the “magic” from our favorite wizarding world.
June 8th - 12th

Crash your cart into Platform 9 3/4 as you head to the castle to learn the “magic” from our favorite wizarding world.  From Potions to Herbology, test your skills and earn house points competing in the Wizarding Science Cup.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Kaboom!

Turn up the volume with Science! Be prepared to fizz, boom and pop in this explosive, hands-on, chemistry-filled camp.
June 15th - 19th

Turn up the volume with Science! Be prepared to fizz, boom and pop in this explosive, hands-on, chemistry-filled camp. Chill out with some endothermic demonstrations and turn up the heat by creating exothermic reactions.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Minecraft®

Get a look inside everyone’s favorite game. Explore engineering, program with Redstone, and learn tips and tricks about in-game architecture. Use teamwork to complete challenges and create biomes!
June 22nd - 26th

Get a look inside everyone’s favorite game.  Explore engineering, program with Redstone, and learn tips and tricks about in-game architecture.  Use teamwork to complete challenges and create biomes!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Strange Science

Who doesn’t love all things weird? Learn how Scientists explore the far reaches of the earth and beyond, and scan into the micro world of nanotechnology.
June 29th - July 3rd

Who doesn’t love all things weird? Learn how Scientists explore the far reaches of the earth and beyond, and scan into the micro world of nanotechnology. Dive into the world of mummies, genetic mutations, and alien life as you uncover that science fact can be stranger than science fiction.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Take Aparts

Explore the world from the inside out. From the earth to electrons, elements to eyeballs, dismantle inner workings to discover what makes things tick.
July 6th - 10th

Explore the world from the inside out. From the earth to electrons, elements to eyeballs, dismantle inner workings to discover what makes things tick. Take a closer look at the science behind electronics, and musical instruments and learn what it takes to make them work.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Potter’s Potions

Crash your cart into Platform 9 3/4 as you head to the castle to learn the “magic” from our favorite wizarding world.
July 13th - 17th

Crash your cart into Platform 9 3/4 as you head to the castle to learn the “magic” from our favorite wizarding world. From Potions to Herbology, test your skills and earn house points competing in the Wizarding Science Cup.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Kaboom!

Turn up the volume with Science! Be prepared to fizz, boom and pop in this explosive, hands-on, chemistry-filled camp.
July 20th - 24th

Turn up the volume with Science! Be prepared to fizz, boom and pop in this explosive, hands-on, chemistry-filled camp. Chill out with some endothermic demonstrations and turn up the heat by creating exothermic reactions.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Minecraft®

Get a look inside everyone’s favorite game. Explore engineering, program with Redstone, and learn tips and tricks about in-game architecture. Use teamwork to complete challenges and create biomes!
July 27th - 31st

Get a look inside everyone’s favorite game. Explore engineering, program with Redstone, and learn tips and tricks about in-game architecture. Use teamwork to complete challenges and create biomes!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Strange Science

Who doesn’t love all things weird? Learn how Scientists explore the far reaches of the earth and beyond, and scan into the micro world of nanotechnology.
August 3rd - 7th

Who doesn’t love all things weird? Learn how Scientists explore the far reaches of the earth and beyond, and scan into the micro world of nanotechnology. Dive into the world of mummies, genetic mutations, and alien life as you uncover that science fact can be stranger than science fiction.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Grade 4-5:

Project Engineers

Build on the fundamentals of engineering as you create your own spacecraft landers and an athletic obstacle course.
June 1st - 5th

Build on the fundamentals of engineering as you create your own spacecraft landers and an athletic obstacle course. Test your blueprint expertise and design skills to see if you can design a marshmallow launcher. Do you have what it takes to catapult buildings into the future?

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Maker

If you can think it, you can make it. Maker culture melds together skill such as soldering, programming, robotics and circuit design.
June 8th - 12th

If you can think it, you can make it. Maker culture melds together skill such as soldering, programming, robotics and circuit design. Flex your creativity as you add these skills to your toolbox to create your own world. Discover how these Maker concepts will be making the future.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Cooking Chemistry

Step into the kitchen with us to learn how important chemistry and mathematics are as we try our hands at cooking.
June 15th - 19th

Step into the kitchen with us to learn how important chemistry and mathematics are as we try our hands at cooking. What ingredients make the best pancake? Discover the secret behind homemade pizza that tastes better than delivery. Take home a favorite recipe cards to get cooking with your family and friends!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT-Zoo

Learn all about coding, design, problem-solving and engineering in this hands-on LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT 2.0 robotics camp.
June 22nd - 26th

Learn all about coding, design, problem-solving and engineering in this hands-on LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT 2.0 robotics camp. Work as a team to build robotic animal and program it to walk, slither, crawl, or fly.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Marine Biology

Dive into the ocean to meet creatures of the deep. Explore technologies being used to uncover how these amazing animals flourish in the darkest depths.
June 29th - July 3rd

Dive into the ocean to meet creatures of the deep. Explore technologies being used to uncover how these amazing animals flourish in the darkest depths. Investigate animals that glow in the dark animals using bioluminescence. From beaks, tentacles to ink sacks, get to know Architeuthis, the giant squid by dissecting aquatic specimens of their cousins.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Project Engineers

Build on the fundamentals of engineering as you create your own spacecraft landers and an athletic obstacle course.
July 6th - 10th

Build on the fundamentals of engineering as you create your own spacecraft landers and an athletic obstacle course. Test your blueprint expertise and design skills to see if you can design a marshmallow launcher. Do you have what it takes to catapult buildings into the future?

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Maker

If you can think it, you can make it. Maker culture melds together skill such as soldering, programming, robotics and circuit design.
July 13th - 17th

If you can think it, you can make it. Maker culture melds together skill such as soldering, programming, robotics and circuit design. Flex your creativity as you add these skills to your toolbox to create your own world. Discover how these Maker concepts will be making the future.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Cooking Chemistry

Step into the kitchen with us to learn how important chemistry and mathematics are as we try our hands at cooking.
July 20th - 24th

Step into the kitchen with us to learn how important chemistry and mathematics are as we try our hands at cooking. What ingredients make the best pancake? Discover the secret behind homemade pizza that tastes better than delivery. Take home a favorite recipe cards to get cooking with your family and friends!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT-Zoo

Learn all about coding, design, problem-solving and engineering in this hands-on LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT 2.0 robotics camp. Work as a team to build robotic animal and program it to walk, slither, crawl, or fly.
July 27th - 31st

Learn all about coding, design, problem-solving and engineering in this hands-on LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT 2.0 robotics camp. Work as a team to build robotic animal and program it to walk, slither, crawl, or fly.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Marine Biology

Dive into the ocean to meet creatures of the deep. Explore technologies being used to uncover how these amazing animals flourish in the darkest depths.
August 3rd - 7th

Dive into the ocean to meet creatures of the deep. Explore technologies being used to uncover how these amazing animals flourish in the darkest depths. Investigate animals that glow in the dark animals using bioluminescence. From beaks, tentacles to ink sacks, get to know Architeuthis, the giant squid by dissecting aquatic specimens of their cousins.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Grade 5-6:

Scientist’s Palette

Art and science have been closely linked throughout history and help us understand the world around us.
June 1st - 5th

Art and science have been closely linked throughout history and help us understand the world around us. What factors influence a work of art’s durability? Explore the colorful chemistry behind paint by making your own using pigments and binders to reveal which are the most durable.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3

Trek into the world of robotics and build your own robotic machines using LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3.
June 8th - 12th

Trek into the world of robotics and build your own robotic machines using LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3. Can you drive it on different landscapes? Can you make it climb stairs? Work in collaborative teams to assemble the best robot and program using block code. Develop trouble shooting skills to help tackle each challenge.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Busting Myths

You have heard them all, but do you really believe all those myths? Challenge each myth to see if they can be BUSTED!
June 15th - 19th

You have heard them all, but do you really believe all those myths? Can you break into a building with antacids? Can you really walk on eggshells? Does the toilet water drain in different direction in the southern hemisphere? Challenge each myth to see if they can be BUSTED!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Hollywood Special Effects

Learn how science can impact special effects used in some of Hollywood’s hottest films in our very own Foley sound lab!
June 22nd - 26th

Learn how science can impact special effects used in some of Hollywood’s hottest films in our very own Foley sound lab! Campers will analyze age appropriate films and use chemistry, physics and more to recreate Hollywood’s stunts and special effects.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Extreme Science

Biggest, fastest, deepest, coldest! Push the boundaries of science!
June 29th - July 3rd

Biggest, fastest, deepest, coldest! Push the boundaries of science. Design living environments for survival in extreme conditions- hottest, coldest. Explore how science is making discoveries in the deepest ocean depths, lava filled volcanos and in the far reaches of outer space. Freeze water like an incredible superhero, have metal melt in your hand and follow the glow of fluorescent dyes to uncover the most extreme science!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Scientist’s Palette

Art and science have been closely linked throughout history and help us understand the world around us.
July 6th - 10th

Art and science have been closely linked throughout history and help us understand the world around us. What factors influence a work of art’s durability? Explore the colorful chemistry behind paint by making your own using pigments and binders to reveal which are the most durable.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3

Trek into the world of robotics and build your own robotic machines using LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3.
July 13th - 17th

Trek into the world of robotics and build your own robotic machines using LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3. Can you drive it on different landscapes? Can you make it climb stairs? Work in collaborative teams to assemble the best robot and program using block code. Develop trouble shooting skills to help tackle each challenge.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Busting Myths

You have heard them all, but do you really believe all those myths? Challenge each myth to see if they can be BUSTED!
July 20th - 24th

You have heard them all, but do you really believe all those myths? Can you break into a building with antacids? Can you really walk on eggshells? Does the toilet water drain in different direction in the southern hemisphere? Challenge each myth to see if they can be BUSTED!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Hollywood Special Effects

Learn how science can impact special effects used in some of Hollywood’s hottest films in our very own Foley sound lab!
July 27th - 31st

Learn how science can impact special effects used in some of Hollywood’s hottest films in our very own Foley sound lab! Campers will analyze age appropriate films and use chemistry, physics and more to recreate Hollywood’s stunts and special effects.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Extreme Science

Biggest, fastest, deepest, coldest! Push the boundaries of science.
August 3rd - 7th

Biggest, fastest, deepest, coldest! Push the boundaries of science. Design living environments for survival in extreme conditions- hottest, coldest. Explore how science is making discoveries in the deepest ocean depths, lava filled volcanos and in the far reaches of outer space. Freeze water like an incredible superhero, have metal melt in your hand and follow the glow of fluorescent dyes to uncover the most extreme science!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Grade 6-8:

Medical Mysteries

Discover the medical advances that explain the occurrence of twins, 3D printed body parts and why surgeons really play video games before an operation.
June 1st - 5th

Discover the medical advances that explain the occurrence of twins, 3D printed body parts and why surgeons really play video games before an operation.  Explore the lab side of these medical mysteries as you extract DNA, count bacteria colonies, and best of all –even “scrub in” for a dissection.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Exploding Science

Prepare to have your mind blown as you experiment with the chemistry, physics and tools behind some of our favorite explosions.
June 8th - 12th

Prepare to have your mind blown as you experiment with the chemistry, physics and tools behind some of our favorite explosions. Learn how to create a lasting impact with elephant toothpaste, build suspense with Mentos geysers and end with a bang using marshmallow shooters.  Campers will work toward facilitating KSC “Demo of the Day” in the atrium.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Coders

Want to try your hand at computer lingo? Dive into a variety of practical applications using coding: game development, 3D modeling, robotics and more!
June 15th - 19th

Want to try your hand at computer lingo? Dive into a variety of practical applications using coding: game development, 3D modeling, robotics and more! No need to be tech-savvy-just clever and willing to take on a challenge. We’ll guide you through the problem-solving & design techniques necessary for line-by-line success.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Breakout Challenge

Escape rooms often are a challenge of your skills, but the true test is whether you can design one to challenge others?
June 22nd - 26th

Escape rooms often are a challenge of your skills, but the true test is whether you can design one to challenge others? Investigate a range of puzzle solving strategies by testing your cypher and decoding skills. Experiment with mirrors, UV lights, circuitry and illusions as you develop the elements of your breakout box. Work as a team to map out the logical flow of your STEAM escape game experience!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Virtual Reality 2.0

Virtual reality is rapidly transforming technology and our everyday world. Create an immersive 3D environment to explore designing your own virtual objects.
June 29th - July 3rd

Virtual reality is rapidly transforming technology and our everyday world. Create an immersive 3D environment to explore designing your own virtual objects. Find out how VR can enhance science experiences by developing online content modeled after daily events and exhibits at the Science Center.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Medical Mysteries

Discover the medical advances that explain the occurrence of twins, 3D printed body parts and why surgeons really play video games before an operation.
July 6th - 10th

Discover the medical advances that explain the occurrence of twins, 3D printed body parts and why surgeons really play video games before an operation. Explore the lab side of these medical mysteries as you extract DNA, count bacteria colonies, and best of all –even “scrub in” for a dissection.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Exploding Science

Prepare to have your mind blown as you experiment with the chemistry, physics and tools behind some of our favorite explosions.
July 13th - 17th

Prepare to have your mind blown as you experiment with the chemistry, physics and tools behind some of our favorite explosions. Learn how to create a lasting impact with elephant toothpaste, build suspense with Mentos geysers and end with a bang using marshmallow shooters. Campers will work toward facilitating KSC “Demo of the Day” in the atrium.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Coders

Want to try your hand at computer lingo? Dive into a variety of practical applications using coding: game development, 3D modeling, robotics and more!
July 20th - 24th

Want to try your hand at computer lingo? Dive into a variety of practical applications using coding: game development, 3D modeling, robotics and more! No need to be tech-savvy-just clever and willing to take on a challenge. We’ll guide you through the problem-solving & design techniques necessary for line-by-line success.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now:

Breakout Challenge

Escape rooms often are a challenge of your skills, but the true test is whether you can design one to challenge others?
July 27th - 31st

Escape rooms often are a challenge of your skills, but the true test is whether you can design one to challenge others? Investigate a range of puzzle solving strategies by testing your cypher and decoding skills. Experiment with mirrors, UV lights, circuitry and illusions as you develop the elements of your breakout box. Work as a team to map out the logical flow of your STEAM escape game experience!

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
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Virtual Reality 2.0

Virtual reality is rapidly transforming technology and our everyday world. Create an immersive 3D environment to explore designing your own virtual objects. August 3rd - 7th
August 3rd - 7th

Virtual reality is rapidly transforming technology and our everyday world. Create an immersive 3D environment to explore designing your own virtual objects. Find out how VR can enhance science experiences by developing online content modeled after daily events and exhibits at the Science Center.

  • Member Price
    $250
  • Non-Member Price
    $280
Book Now: