EKSC HOLDS FREE CAMP FOR GIRLS THROUGH GRANT FROM NATIONAL GIRL’S COLLABORATIVE

The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium held a Colorful Chemistry Camp for girls on June 12-13. 

Located on the Prestonsburg campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC), the Science Center offered the camp as a free service through a grant from the National Girl’s Collaborative.   

Two girls at chemestry labThe center will host a variety of camps in the coming weeks, including one-day camps, for children entering kindergarten through third grade, on Wednesday, June 25 (Test Tube Creations) and Wednesday, July 9 (Bubble-ology).  Registration is $30 for non-members and $25 for members. The events run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch is provided.  

A half-day, preschool camp (Space Explorers) will be held on Tuesday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is $15 for non-members and $10 for members.  

Camps for children entering grades fourth through eighth will be held on Friday, June 20 (Unsolved Mystery), Friday, June 27 (Doc McScience) and Tuesday, July 29 (Lego my Robot).  Registration is $30 for non-members and $25 for members. The events run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch is provided. 

A two-day camp (Lost in Space) will be held for children entering grades third through eighth on July 15-16.  Registration is $50 for non-members and $40 for members. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and lunch is provided.  

For more information, contact Terri Hall at (606) 889-4766 or email tking0113@kctcs.edu.