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Summer Camps

  

Summer Adventure Day Camps provide a unique learning experience for children   

5-12 years of age where they will learn science concepts and interact with nature through hands-on activities, arts and crafts and more in indoor and outdoor settings.   

  

Camp formats include: 

Week-long  

         Half-day (9 a.m. to noon OR 1 to 4 p.m.)  

         Full-day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)  

Single-day  

         Full-day only (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)  

Additional hours at no extra charge  

         Early drop-off is available from 8 to 9 a.m. and late pick up from 4 to 5 p.m.  

  

All-Inclusive Experience Available with many Summer Adventure Camps 

Exciting full day (9am to 4pm) and half-day (9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m.) all-inclusive camps for children ages 5-12 years. 8 a.m. drop off and 5 p.m. pick up times are available for an additional fee.  

  

         Great Deal - Buy one week of camp at regular price and receive 15% off the regular price of the second week of camp*   

  

         INCREDIBLE DEAL - Buy two weeks of camp at regular price and receive 50% off the price of the third week of camp.*  

 

Please note: Sales are not applicable to single day camps or camps done in conjunction with Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium or Fontenelle Forest. The online system may process the discount across the total transaction, i.e. 10% off the second camp may process as 5% off of each camp, but the total discount will be the same.  

 

.* Please note: *Sales are not applicable to camps done in conjunction with Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium or Fontenelle Forest. Two or more weeks of the other camp offerings, in any combination, must be purchased in the same transaction for a discount to apply. See the "Regulations" section for further sale pricing and purchase information. Sale prices only good February 1 - 28, 2019. 

  


Fun Camp Themes 

  

AROUND THE WORLD | MAY 27-31, JULY 1-5, AUGUST 5-9 

Take a trip around the world, exploring gardens from different countries. Campers will learn about gardening in different cultures and will create crafts, participate in games and activities specific to each country. This camp is for ages 5-12 years.   

         FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $219/$199 members, FULL WEEK, HALF-DAY $129/$115 members, SINGLE DAY $59/$55 members  

  

A BRUSH WITH NATURE | JUNE 17-21 or JULY 29-AUGUST 2 

Campers use their senses and imagination to explore and learn about art from the landscape to a microscope level. Using natural materials found throughout the garden, campers will create original pieces of art. This camp is for ages 5-12 years.   

         FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $219/$199 members, FULL WEEK, HALF-DAY $135/$115 members, SINGLE DAY $65/$59 members  

  

MAD SCIENTIST | JUNE 3-7 or JULY 15-19 

Experimenting is exciting in this camp designed to develop the MAD SCIENTIST in each camper! Worms, germination, climates, and wicked plants are just some of the garden-based experiments we will perform. Available for ages 5-12 years.  

         FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $235/$215 members, FULL WEEK, HALF-DAY $135/$125 members, SINGLE DAY $65/$59 members  

  

NATURE ENGINEERS | JULY 8-12 or JULY 22-26  

There are beautiful and functional designs and pattern in nature. Learn about camouflage, plant and sculpture design, and how form and function relate in the natural world. Campers will learn about both animal and plant engineers and will spend time engineering their own creations at both Lauritzen Gardens and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. This camp is for ages 5-12 years.  

         FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $235/$215 members of Lauritzen Gardens or Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. Single days are not available.  

  

ECO-RANGERS | JUNE 10-14 or JUNE 24-28  

Campers will learn about ecosystems, food chains, and how our environment is interdependent on each piece. Participants will hike, nature journal, watch birds, and explore pond life, learning and interacting with each habitat in Lauritzen Gardens and Fontenelle Forest. This camp is for ages 5-12 years.  

         FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $235/$215 members of Lauritzen Gardens or Fontenelle Forest. Single days are not available.  

  

Click here for camp descriptions, dates, pricing and more helpful information.   

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.   

 

Take a narrated video tour of the gardens here. 

 

For assistance, please email Allison at a.dush@omahabotanicalgardens.org or call (402) 346-4002, ext. 253.   

 

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