Summer Camps 2014

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!

Thank you for your interest in the planetarium's summer camps. All camps are now full. Please check back next spring for our summer 2015 offerings. In the meantime, be sure to check out our schedule for exciting family events this summer and throughout the year.


Space Adventure Camp (entering grades 2-4)

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.

Registration for Space Adventure Camp is closed!

"My children have said it was their favorite camp this summer so far. They LOVED it, learned a TON and now want to spend time outside looking at the sky." Robyn S.



Space Engineering 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 technology rich, interactive camp. Kids end the week with testing their Mars Landers with an egg drop!

Registration for Space Engineering Camp is closed!

Check out photos from this week's camp:

"Aaron was very excited about what he learned, and I was happy to see it!" Erica V.



Space Engineering Camp (entering grades 7-9)

Curiosity and a love of space propel campers through this week-long exploration of our relationship with the universe. Kids use technology to probe and experiment while creating science projects that fuel their desire to learn.

Registration for Space Engineering Camp is closed!






"It was wonderful! I know he is going to want to do it again next year." Emily L.


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