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.
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Pre-K to K
Pre-K to K:
Become a junior chemist as you mix a few everyday chemicals to get a reaction!
Scales and Tails
Explore animal diversity as you discover why some animals have scales and others have tails.
Snowmen in Summer
Learn how to make snow, crystals, and other weather phenomena and how to stay cool in the summer.
Seek out the science behind superpowers, including the strength of magnets and mastering the weather.
Planes, Trains, Automobiles
Let’s get moving as we test out train tracks, different wheels, and different ways to get from here to there.
LEGO® Design Challenge
Put your imagination to the test as you build, design, and engineer using LEGOs®!
Wild By Design
Discover how animals engineer their own habitat and how we are learning from them.
Investigate the science behind your favorite fairy tales to determine fact from fiction.
Science is always more fun when it’s messy!
Explore the wonders of water by experimenting with buoyancy, surface tension, and pH.
Discover how aerodynamics, track layout, and car designs all use potential and kinetic energy to generate maximum speed.
Once Upon a Design
Can you help solve a new fairy tale engineering mission each day?
LEGO® WeDo ® 2.0 Earth
Do your part to protect the Earth by building and programming LEGO® robots that recycle, pollinate, and rescue.
Become a paleontologist and bust some of the biggest myths from the Jurassic period.
Journey to Space
Follow in the footsteps of scientists who expand our understanding of the solar system around us.
Use your observational skills to investigate the properties of matter.
Connect the Pokemon world to science concepts. How would Blaziken jump over 30 story buildings or Pikachu use electricity?
Engineer Your World
If you could design a new marvel, what would you build?
LEGO® WeDo®- Robo Circus
Welcome to the big top to learn about robotics and computer programming.
Discover the science behind today’s most widely used inventions to inspire a creation of your own.
Agents of STEAM
Agents-in-training will learn about forensics, how to break or make codes, surveillance techniques, and how to solve logic puzzles.
Step into the wizarding world to discover the diversity of magical creatures and fantastical beasts!
Code, Game, Create
Animate your own storyboard, create your own world, and create characters using programming language of Scratch.
Wired by Design
Weave science together with art in this hands-on textile camp for artists.
Discover what sets humans apart by exploring how your brain perceives the world around us.
Explore the science behind some of medicine’s biggest mysteries.
Learn all about coding, design, problem-solving and engineering in this LEGO® Mindstorms NXT 2.0 robotics camp.
Get hands on with the gooey, sticky and delicious side of science!
Zombie Survival Guide
Study infectious disease and how it spreads, while you prepare to survive a zombie attack!
Amusement Park Physics
Investigate the physics behind your favorite amusement park ride.
Dive into the world of atoms and molecules as we experiment with polymers, thermodynamics, and combustion reactions.
Learn how to build structures and gadgets to last. See how objects can withstand your destruction abilities.
EV3 Robot Challenge
Solve a series of challenges using LEGO® Mindstorms EV3.
Hollywood Special Effects
Discover how science is used in creating special effects in your favorite Hollywood movies.
Create your own stop motion animation and bring your own storyboard to life!
Have your mind blown as we experiment with chemistry and physics of our favorite explosions.
Escape Room Design
Can you design a series of complex challenges using strategies, cyphers, and other tools from our scientific toolbox?
Build an immersive 3D environment to explore the virtual world using your own Android phone - we will provide the VR box headsets.
Discover the intersection of art and technology while using modern technology to set your creativity free!
Learn about Kentucky’s involvement in the space tech race and design a project that could be launched into space.