The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium has released its schedule of summer
Located on the Prestonsburg campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, the
East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium will host two half-day preschool camps
on Thursday, June 5 (Lets Get Dirty) and Tuesday, July 1 (Space Explorers). Registration
is $15 for non-members and $10 for members and the camps run from 9 a.m. to noon.
One-day camps, for children entering kindergarten through third grade, will be held
on Tuesday, June 10 (Opposites Attract), 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.
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.
Through a grant from the National Girls Collaborative, the center will hold a free
two-day camp for girls (Colorful Chemistry) on June 12-13. The event runs from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. daily and lunch is provided.
Memberships for the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium are available. They
include free admission to more than 300 science centers and museums worldwide, a 10
percent discount in the EKSC gift shop and discounted rates for camps and special
events. Rates are $25 for student membership, $50 for value membership (two individuals),
$60 for grandparent membership (two grandparents and two grandchildren) and $75 for
family membership (up to four individuals).
For more information about the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium, contact
Terri Hall at (606) 889-4766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org