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

Summer 2018 Camps

Week 1: May 29 - June 1 - Creepy, Crawly Creatures

Enjoy learning about insects, amphibians, reptiles, and dinosaurs! See real insects, create your own animals, and learn how to move like one! Note: this is a four day camp.

Week 2: June 4 - 8- Backyard Bonanza

Prepare for tons of outside, summer fun making all sorts of cool stuff to play with during your summer break.

Week 3: June 11 - June 15 - When I Grow Up

Meet different grown ups and learn what they do! You'll meet a veterinarian, lawyer, physical therapist, police officer, and more!

Week 4: June 18 - June 22- DIY

Do you like to tinker? Is building contraptions your thing? In this camp, kids will make all sorts of fun creations all with their own hands and imagination!

Week 5: June 25 - June 29 - Myth Busters

What really happens to a watermelon seed if you swallow it? Conduct experiments and test myths we all know!

Week 6: July 2,3, 5,6 - X Marks the Spot

"Sail" the seven seas to discover treasure and other countries with your pirate friends. Kids won't want to play Captain Hooky at this camp and they'll wear their ARRRRR-gyle socks! Note: this is a four day camp.

Week 7: July 9- July 13 - Mad Scientists

BOOM, FIZZ, POP, SNAP! What will you create as you become a mad scientist? Kids will use common household products in fun experiments. Just be sure not to blow us up!

Week 8: July 16 - July 20 - Histories Mysteries

Travel back in time and become a detective and unravel mysteries. Learn how archaeologists use clues to determine what they've found.

Week 9: July 23 - July 27 - Tech Week

Use Ozobots and Lego Mindstorm to learn about programming, Kids will also explore other fun, techy projects.

Week 10: July 30 - August 3- Game Show Week

COME ON the Explorium and have a blast playing our version of game shows. Kids will even create their own games.

Week 11: August 6-10 - Movin' and Groovin'

Get ready to go back to school by getting your wiggles out with these fun games, dance moves, and more.

Summer camps are provided in partnership with White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics. Thanks to WGM for providing 11 weeks of fun and educational activities for kids to experiment, build, create, and explore the world around them.

Scholarships are provided in partnership with Sleep Outfitters.

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: $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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 for more information.

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