STEM Camps and Classes
UNO hosts a variety of summer camps for grades 3-8. Visit their site for more information.
Inspiring future innovators! Students in grades K-6th challenge their creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills in fun and exciting ways.
Fontenelle Forest welcomes your child to a summer of discovery and learning in a place where the quiet wild of nature offers unparalleled learning opportunities. Whether it’s canoeing the Great Marsh, tackling a low ropes course challenge, or building a kite, your child will bring home memories and knowledge to last a lifetime. Ages 4-14
Week long camps designed to provide hands-on experiences for students in 7th-8th or 9th-12th grades who want to learn about science and interact with scientists. A variety of topics are available across Nebraska.
Sponsored by the UNL Department of Architecture, high school students can investigate issues surrounding design and lean more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design. (Lincoln, NE)
Held at UNL, these career exploration camps allow students in grades 9-12 to immerse themselves in a specific topic, such as movie making, fashion design, culinary arts, and many others. (Lincoln, NE)
Serving elementary and middle school students in Lincoln, Bright Lights offers hands-on summer learning adventures in a variety of topics. (Lincoln, NE)
A week dedicated to curious, self-motivated students in grades 7 – 10who are interested in experiencing entrepreneurship. Check out the website for details.
A premier one-week summer program for gifted and talented 7th and 8th grade students, offering courses in robotics, science, immersion Spanish, and speech. This summer the scholars’ academy takes place June 25-30th (Hastings, NE)
A 5-day, 4-night leadership immersion experience in Wayne, NE. All day, every day, you’ll discover new ways to become a leader and make a positive impact in your school and community. More importantly, you’ll discover a better you. TheJAM camp is for students entering grades 6-8 and the Summer Leadership Workshop is for students entering grades 9-12.2017 dates and details now available!
For students in grades 2-5 who have a passion for animals and veterinary medicine.
Intermediate Vet Camp
For students in grades 6-8. This camp focuses on the various aspects of veterinary and animal science.
The Durham offers half-day and full-day programs for 1st-6th grades. Camps explore a variety of themes including science, art, history, and culture.
The Central Honors Institute (CHI) is a five-day residential academic camp for middle school students who have completed the 6th or 7th grade and who have demonstrated academic accomplishments, leadership and maturity among their peers. (Columbus, NE)
Fine Arts, Music, Drama
Discover the magic and fun of Shakespeare with a two-week workshop learning about sword fighting, wearing costumes, and acting! Anyone ages 8 to 18. June 26-July 9th
Gather inspiration form artworks in the Joslyn galleries and gardens and create works of your own in the studio. Camps for kids age 4 through 12 at the Joslyn and teen camps at Creighton.
Show choir camp teaches young singers the basics of singing and dancing while learning stage presence! Grades 3-5 and 6-11.
Creative writers will find a home at Fine Lines where students learn to play while developing poems, stories, essay, and discover creative corners of their minds!
A performing arts summer camp for 4th graders through college-age! The camp includes instruction, classes, and workshops in voice, dance, comedy improvisation, songwriting, and much more! (Midlands University, Fremont, NE )
Writing camp for young writers, grades 9-12, interested in poetry, slam poetry, fiction, science fiction, memoir, scriptwriting, songwriting, and other kinds of innovative and expressive writing. Sponsored by the Nebraska Writing Project and taking place on the UNL City Campus. (Lincoln)
Summer Learning Camps Outside of Nebraska
Students explore a variety of cultural and recreational activities that encourage friendships and extend learning beyond the classroom while taking challenging courses and learning from inspirational teachers. Middle school and high school residential programs at the University of Iowa.