Up-close encounters with nature, tram
rides, fun in the model railroad garden, and other guided garden exploration-
the best place for summer fun and discovery is at a Lauritzen Gardens Summer
Summer Adventure Camps provide a
unique learning experience for children 4-12 years of age in week-long,
half-day (9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m.) or full-day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
options. Kids will learn science and nature through hands-on activities, arts
and crafts and more in indoor and outdoor settings.
With early check-in (8 a.m.), extended
checkout (5 p.m.) and nutritious lunches included in many camp options, Summer
Adventure Camps are the best value in the Omaha metro area. Plus, all campers
that register by May 15 will receive a sport-pack to carry their belongings*. (Camp days held at partnering organizations may not have the same options
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
Super sale through March
Great Deal - Buy one camp at regular price and
receive 25% off the regular price of the second camp*
BEST DEAL - Buy two camps at regular price and
get the third camp FREE*.
* To receive a multiple camp discount, two or more weeks of camp must be
purchased within a single transaction. The discounted week of camp must be of
equal or lesser value to the week(s) of camp purchased at regular price. Offer
valid through March 8, 2014.
Available after March
Great Price - Buy one camp at regular price and
receive 15% off the regular price of the second camp*
Incredible Price - Buy two camps at regular price and
receive 50% off the regular price of the third camp*
Most Flexibility - The Super Pass lets you choose when
you use each day of camp.
*To receive a
multiple camp discount, two or more weeks of camp must be purchased within a
single transaction. The discounted week of camp must be of equal or lesser
value to the week(s) of camp purchased at regular price.
Fun Camp Themes
Nature's Super Heroes
JUNE 2-6 or 16-20 JULY 14-18; AUGUST
Nature is filled with incredible plants and animals that have their very
own super powers. From the powers of spider webs to the speed of flight and the
super strength of plant defenses, this camp is sure to amaze! Campers will also
learn how they can be super heroes for nature at home by conserving and
recycling. On the final day, campers are encouraged to come dressed as their
favorite super hero or in their favorite family-friendly costume.
A Brush with Nature
JUNE 9-13 for ages 5-8 years or JUNE 23-27
for ages 9-12 years
This wonderful camp will explore
artists' love of nature at Lauritzen Gardens and the Joslyn Art Museum. Campers
will trek through the acres of nature available at Lauritzen Gardens as they
learn about plants, animals and insects, then sketch and paint the flora and
fauna they discover. When at the Joslyn Art Museum, campers will be introduced
to artists like Thomas Moran and Claude Monet who loved to risk bug bites and
weather to paint the perfect sunset or blossoming flower.
Some camp days will require
drop-off at the Joslyn Art Museum. Others will require drop-off at Lauritzen
WILD Wilderness Adventure
JUNE 9-13 or 23-27; JULY 21-25
Where the city meets the wilderness,
this adventure will lead campers on an experience that is sure to engage their imagination and wonder. Through crafts and
other fun activities, campers are sure to develop an
appreciation for all things wild. Don't miss this week-long exploration of the
incredible ways that plants and animals survive and thrive at the garden.
JULY 7-11 or JULY 28 to August 1
Lauritzen Gardens has partnered
with the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium to offer a camp unlike any other. Have you ever wondered how dirty, grimy, and grubby you can get working
in the garden or at the zoo? From worms to wild dive into the amazing
world of working with nature and discover what it takes to keep both of these
Some camp days will require
drop-off at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. Others will require drop-off
at Lauritzen Gardens.
Per week of camp
o Half-day $99
o Full day $185
Per week of camp
o Half-day $109
o Full day $199
Click here for our
comprehensive packet with more helpful information.
Click here to register.
Take a narrated video tour of the gardens here.
*Campers that register by May 15 will
receive a sport-pack. Please read the "Summer Adventure Camp 2014 Informational
Packet" for check-in, checkout and lunch guidelines for each camp.
** Discounts may not be applied to the super pass.
If one or more super passes are purchased in conjunction with one or more
week-long camps, a discount may be applied to one or more of week-long camps.
For assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (402) 346-4002, ext. 212.