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Summer Camps

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 Adventure Camp! 

  

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. 

  

All Included! 

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.  

  

SUMMER CAMP SPECIALS  

  

        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 the third camp for 50% off!  

  

* Discounts are available when two or more camp purchases are made in a single transaction provided that one of the options purchased is a week-long camp package. The discounted week of camp must be of equal or lesser value to the week of camp purchased at regular price. Discounts may not be combined with or applied to single-day purchases. 


Fun Camp Themes 

  

Gardens Gone Wild - A Lauritzen Gardens camp 

June 1-5, 15-19, 29 - July 3; July 20-24 Available for ages 4-12yrs. 

The garden's 100 acres have gone wild in this uniquely entertaining camp. Campers will journey through wetlands, woodlands, tropics and more encountering 26 awesome animal sculptures such as a twelve-foot elephant spraying water and wrestling bears. Campers will learn about habitats, animal and plant adaptations and so much more through cool crafts, engaging hands-on activities, educational games and more. 

  

My Big Backyard - A Lauritzen Gardens camp 

June 8-12, 22-26; July 13-17; August 3-7 Available for ages 4-12yrs. 

Animals are building incredible homes, insects are farming their own food, plants are communicating with one another to survive and it's happening all around us. There is a lot more going on in a backyard than you might think. Join the garden for this adventurous camp as campers explore the wild world within the arboretum, woodland trail, rain gardens and more. Campers will have a blast creating crafts, learning about fun facts and discovering nature on a backyard safari! 

  

Eco-Rangers - A Lauritzen Gardens and Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Camp 

July 6-10 or July 27-31 Available for ages 5-12yrs. 

Lace up your eco-ranger shoes and prepare to explore 100 acres of incredible gardens at Lauritzen Gardens, and the amazing exhibits at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Campers will discover amazing ecosystems from around the globe to those right here at home,and become better stewards of the planet as they learn about what they can do to help save the plants and animals that call those places home. From birds, to bugs, to sharks, this camp is sure to amaze. 

  

Member Pricing 

        Camps that meet only at Lauritzen Gardens  

o       Single day, full day $50  

o       Week-long, Half-day $99  

o       Week-long, Full day $189  

        Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Partner Camps  

o       Week-long, Full day $199 (single days are not available)  

  

Non-Member Pricing 

        Camps that meet only at Lauritzen Gardens  

o       Single day, full day $55  

o       Week-long, Half-day $109  

o       Week-long, Full day $199  

        Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Partner Camps  

o       Week-long, Full day $209 (single days are not available)  

  

For membership information, visit www.lauritzengardens.org or call (402) 346-4002 ext. 214 

  

  

Click here for our comprehensive packet with more helpful information. 

  

Click here to register. - REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1  

   

Take a narrated video tour of the gardens here.  

  

  

For assistance, please email h.saalfeld@omahabotanicalgardens.org or call (402) 346-4002, ext. 263.   

  

  

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