Summer Camps

Beginning July 6 camps will be virtual OR at the Explorium!

June 1-5 - Camp Chemistry - Pop! Fizz! Boom! Mix concoctions, make your own experiments, and make a scientific mess!

June 8-12 - Uncovering the Universe - Make your own constellation, experiment with gravity, and create our own planet as we go out of this world!

June 15-19 - Super Secret Camp - Solve the case of the super secret activity!

June 22-26 - Extreme Engineering - build bridges, construct the perfect paper airplane, and even make a catapult!

June 29-July 3 - Minute To Win It - Enjoy a ton of fun quick challenges and tricky outdoor games.

July 6-10 - Flintstones vs Jetsons - Travel through time her at the Explorium from prehistoric creatures to futuristic robotics!

July 13-17 - Walk on the Wild Side - Bugs, microscope explorations, and other dino-rific activities make for a roaring good week!

July 20-24 - Passport To Fun - Travel the world using art and science! Make paper airplanes, build famous landmarks, play games from other countries, and make origami.

July 27-31 - Imagine That - Get inventive and create like Einstein, Edison and Bell!

August 3 -7 - Explore More - fun backyard activities to get the wiggles out before school starts.


For camp at the Explorium

Drop off begins at 8:00am. We will be using staggered drop off times to limit lines, you will be emailed a drop off window of time.

Only weeklong, all day camp will be provided this year.

Camp is limited to 20 kids, 6 years old and up (or must have finished Kindergarten). The campers will be divided into two rooms to provide adequate distance between campers.

Campers will provide their own snacks, lunch, and drinks.

$250 per week; $225 for member or second child discount.

If you would like to sign up for 4 or 5 camps, we are offering a 10% buy now; pay now discount.

For 5 weeks, $1125 nonmembers; $1012.50 members

For 4 weeks, $900 nonmembers; $810 members

A link to the safety procedures is on the homepage.

For virtual camps, all camper are provided with:

A daily exercise video and videos Monday - Thursday to explain the activities and tell the campers cool stuff about the subject.

Each day will have a mix of STEM activities, crafts, games, and puzzles.

All disposable materials will be provided and can be picked up at the Explorium on the Thursday before the camp between 12:00-2:00. (If that time doesn't work for you, email to schedule a different pick up time.)

On Fridays, there will be a ZOOM call so the campers can show off their creations and share what they learned.

There is a mini camp version that will have 4 activities for the children to do with the parents. Materials will be provided for this, as well.


Weeklong Elementary Camp

$95 nonmember

$85 member

$55 second child nonmember

$45 second child member

Mini Camp

$40 nonmember

$35 member

For more information, email to:

To register: hit the Register button at the top of the page and select events. A drop down box will appear and you can select the camps you want.

School Day Out Camps

The Explorium offers fun and educational camps most days that Fayette County is scheduled out of school.

MAY 19 – CAMPOUT – Make s’mores, build a fort and learn about different forest animals!

Full and half-day options are available. For additional information or to register, email, or you can register online.

School Day Out Camps are sponsored by: Daniel L. McGowan, VP Investments, PNC Investments

Snow Day Camps

Snow Day Camps – On most days that Fayette County Schools close for snow days, the Explorium will be open from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm for our Snow Day Camp. No prior registration is necessary.

Simply check our Facebook page to make sure that we are open.

School Day Out, Summer, and Snow Day Camp Policies


  • Full Day: $60/$50 members
  • Half Day: $30/$25 members
  • Weeklong Full Day: $225/$205 members
  • Weeklong Half Day: $115.00/$105.00 members
  • Snow Day Full Day: $40
  • Snow Day Half Day: $20
  • Special pricing for Winter Break Camp- Maker Fun-December 26, December 27, December 30, December 31, January 2, and January 3) : 6 days for the price of 5 - $300/$250 members; 6 half days for price of 5 - $150/$125 members
  • 6 Camps for price of 5 (Kitchen Chemistry-August 23; Nerf Wars-October 3 and October 4; Fun and Games-November 5; Dino-Rific-November 27; Crazy Characters-February 17) $300/$250 members; half days $150/$125 members

Policies and Information:

  • All camps are open for full or half day (AM or PM) options.
  • During weeklong camps, registration by the day is available one week prior to the start of camp. Note: campers will not be lost or feel like they have missed content if they are only at camp for one day. There is a theme for the camp, but all activities are stand alone.
  • Camps (except for snow day) run from 8AM-5:30PM with AM half day 8AM-12:30PM and PM half day 12:30PM-5:30PM
  • Snow day camps are 8:30am - 5:30pm with half day options available.
  • All campers must be able to use the bathroom independently
  • Snacks are provided in the morning and afternoon. Full day campers must bring their lunch.
  • With at least 24 hour notice, early arrival or late pick up times are available for $5 per half hour with earliest drop off at 7:30 AM and latest pick up 6:00PM.

Click here to register or call us at 859-258-3253 ext. 13 for more information.

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