School Day Out Camps

October 5 & 6 - Mysteries and Riddles - Can you solve it? Enjoy, exciting brain teasers, puzzles and investigations!

November 22 - Game Show Mania - Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and more! Test your knowledge as you compete in these fun game shows!

December 20 - 22 - Back by Popular- Your favorite camp activities are back! Excavate dinosaurs, watch a chemistry show, paint with candy, and so much more!

December 26 - 29 - Grossology - If you are fascinated by weird, wild and wacky experiments, then this is the camp for you! Learn the science behind germs, odd smells and even slimy creatures!

*This is a four day camp

January 3 - Musical Mayhem - Learn about the science of music, make your own instrument and check out our instrument petting zoo!

February 19 - Ozobots and Mindstorms - Coding, robotics and engineering fun! Play games, code ozobots, and build your own fort during this exciting day of technology!

March 16 - Super Space -Have you ever dreamed about being an astronaut? Make your own constellation, study the planets and learn about some of the fascinating facts about space!

April 2 - 6 - Amazing Animals - Spend Spring Break learning about the animals of the world! Discover their habitats, make your own dinosaur and best of all, see live animals!

May 22 - Color Science - Get ready for summer break with some great color fun! Learn about colors with a lollipop lab, create some spinner art, experiment with jelly beans and invent your own color!

Summer Camps

Week 1: May 22 - May 26 - Circus Science

Learn how to perform amazing stunts like tightrope walking. Explore the live of clowns and how science and art combine to create awesome circus fun!

Week 2: May 30 - June 2 - Creepy, Crawly Critters

Meet real insects, including a tarantula and hissing cockroaches, learn why scorpions glow in the dark and create the perfect home for an insect pet!

Week 3: June 5 - June 9 - Home Town Heroes

Meet local heroes from around Lexington, including Big L from the Lexington Legends, veterinarians from Banfield Pet Hospital and learn about the live of the police officers and firefighters that protect us every day!

Week 4: June 12 - June 16 - Grossology

Learn about how the human body works, how every day household items can create fun chemical messes and more as we conduct "Gross" experiments in this week's camp!

Week 5: June 19 - June 23 - Sail the Seven Seas

Ever wanted to talk like a pirate, walk the plank or learn about ocean life? Then this is for you! Explore life on (and below) the high seas!

Week 6: June 26 June 30 - Myth Busters

Does hiding in the bathtub during a tornado REALLY work? Conduct experiments to test myths we've all heard of!

Week 7: July 5 - July 7 - Explorium Olympics

Explore historic and modern sports and even invent you own during this athletic-themed camp!

Week 8: July 10 - July 14 - Around the World

Travel around the globe in just a few days! We will learn all about other cultures and countries as we jet around earth!

Week 9: July 17 - July 21 - Build, Build, Build!

Perfect for your future engineers or architects! This camp will focus on building strong and stable structures. Test out buildings on an earthquake table and learn about the keys to constructing a successful bridge!

Week 10: July 24 - July 28 - Weird and Wonderful Wilderness

Explore nature without ever leaving the museum! We will examine real life insects and animals, construct "emergency" structures and discover the world around us!

Week 11: July 31 - August 4 - Fancy Fossils

Dig up some Dino bones with us and explore what life was like when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth!

Week 12: August 7 - August 11 - Sneaky Sleuthing

Brush up on your fingerprint and clue finding skills as we learn what it takes to be a life crime stopper!

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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.


  • Full Day: $50/$45 members
  • Half Day: $25/$22.50 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

Policies and Information:

  • All camps are open for full or half day (AM or PM) options.
  • Camps (except for snow day) run from 8AM-5:30PM with AM half day 8AM-12:30PM and PM half day 1PM-5:30PM
  • Snow day camps are 8:30am - 5:30pm with half day options availble.
  • 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.
  • 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 for more information.

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