Summer Camps 2015

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!

Information on 2016 Summer Camps will be posted late winter.

Be sure to check out our schedule for fun family events.


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.

June 15 - 19 (CLOSED)
June 22 - 26 (CLOSED)
August 3 - 7 (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!

July 27 - 31 (CLOSED)

"My son had a great deal of info to discuss each night about the days activities. This was a truly engaging and interesting camp for him!" Eric O.



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.

July 13-17 (CLOSED)






"My son loved the camp and was enthusiastic to attend everyday. Every afternoon, he was eager to show me his new project." Jennifer J.


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

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.