Summer Camps

A big thanks to our summer camp sponsor

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.

School Day Out Camps

The Explorium offers fun and educational camps most days that Fayette County is scheduled out of school.

AUGUST 23 –KITCHEN CHEMISTRY – Paint with M&Ms, explode Diet Coke and Mentos and explore science using common household ingredients!

OCTOBER 3-4 -NERF WARS – Make your own targets and test your accuracy with the Ping-Pong Challenge!

NOVEMBER 5 - FUN AND GAMES - Legos, board games and an obstacle course will help cure your boredom!

NOVEMBER 27 -DINO-RIFIC – Look at bones, make your own fossil and conduct an archaeological dig!

DECEMBER 23 –GROSSOLOGY – Make fake snot,learn about your body and get gross!

DECEMBER 26-31 & JANUARY 2-3 – MAKER FUN – Make art bots, build a fort and create a straw rocket!

FEBRUARY 17 –CRAZY CHARACTERS – Create your own comic with as many characters as you can come up with!

MARCH 20 –BACKYARD BUGS – Meet the bugs,create your own bug and learn about all the backyard creatures!

MARCH 30-31 & APRIL 1, 2, 3 – BEACH STAYCATION– Spend your spring break eating popsicles, having a Luau and making sidewalk chalk and slime!

MAY 19 – CAMPOUT – Make s’mores, build a fort and learn about different forest animals!

Full and half-day options are available. For additional information or to register, call 859-258-3253, or you can register online.

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: $60/$50 members
  • Half Day: $30/$25 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
  • Special pricing for Winter Break Camp- Maker Fun-December 26, December 27, December 30, December 31, January 2, and January 3) : 6 days for the price of 5 - $300/$250 members; 6 half days for price of 5 - $150/$125 members
  • 6 Camps for price of 5 (Kitchen Chemistry-August 23; Nerf Wars-October 3 and October 4; Fun and Games-November 5; Dino-Rific-November 27; Crazy Characters-February 17) $300/$250 members; half days $150/$125 members

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 available.
  • 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.

More Information


Sign up for our Email Newsletter