Summer Camps 2018

The planetarium offers rich, engaging, summer camps that spark a life-long love of science.

Activities are designed to help kids learn to work cooperatively as well as individually
while building inquiry and problem solving skills.

Family members get a $50 discount - become a member now!

 

The planetarium offers rich, engaging, summer camps that spark a life-long love of science.

Activities are designed to help kids learn to work cooperatively as well as individually
while building inquiry and problem solving skills.

Register now

 

 

Space Adventure Camp (entering grades 2-4)

Two girls designing a lunar base using paper and markers.Space Adventure camp leads kids on a warp-speed exploration of our universe. Campers plunge into astronaut training activities, create comets, launch rockets, build telescopes and much, much more in this engaging, hands-on camp.

June 25 - 29, 9 AM - 4 PM (Closed)

July 16 - 20, 9 AM - 4 PM (Closed)


"My daughter LOVED it! :) We loved seeing her projects when she came home. Staff was very friendly!" Beth T.

 

 

Space Exploration Camp (entering grades 5-6)

Campers probe with probes, design solar ovens, craft human sun dials, and experience astronaut training while exploring human interactions with space in this Kids working in pairs to perform an activity modeling using a robotic armtechnology rich, interactive camp. Kids end the week with testing their Mars Landers with an egg drop!

June 11 - 15, 9 AM - 4 PM

July 30 - August 3, 9 AM - 4 PM

"Staff and activities were engaging. Lessons learned were age-appropriate. Overall, there seemed to be a good mix of educational and fun activities throughout the week." Will A.

 

 

Space Engineering Camp (entering grades 7-9)

Sensory deprivation exercise with kids using gloves and blindfolds Space is a hostile environment to humans, which can complicate things for space engineers. During this camp, kids will engage in a variety of tasks designed to model some of the challenges humans encounter in the exploration of space.

June 18 - 22, 9 AM - 4 PM

 

 

 

 "I work for NASA so my son is around space activities all the time.  He raves about this camp!  It is a testament to the high quality programming the planetarium offers." Jennifer S.W.

 

$150 GSH&RP Family Member
$180 UofL Affiliates (must have valid UofL ID)
$200 Non-members

 

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If payment is not received within one week of online registration, the registration will be automatically deleted from our system. You are welcome to complete a new registration form if you wish to proceed with registering your child for camp after the one-week payment time frame. Click here for refund information.

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