Guaranteed to make days out of school fun and full of learning. While all camps include exclusive playtime on Museum exhibits before the Museum is open to the public, the majority of camp time is spent on the Museum's exclusive third floor designed for making messes, friends and memories. Camps are separated into groups by school grades to provide personalized experiences. 

Offered on days that Lincoln Public Elementary School is not in session and holiday weeks during the summer.

Grades Pre-K (4-5); K-1st; 2-4th*
*Campers must have completed the grade and be toileting independently. 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Check-in 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.; Check-out 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) Campers should bring a sack lunch and two snacks; no nuts, please!

NOW OFFERING HALF DAY MORNING SESSIONS FOR PRE-K! Morning sessions for 4-5 year olds will be from 8:00 am to 11:30 am each day when regular camp is offered. Click on Pre-K to see both options and pricing.

Camp Classrooms are located on the 3rd floor of the Museum. 

If you have questions about anything camp related, please email camps@lincolnchildrensmuseum.org 

Click More Info below to download detailed camp information and permission forms.


Schedule


April 27th - Astronaut Training

An environment with almost no gravity creates challenges for everyone! How do astronauts sleep? What do they eat? And how do they go to the bathroom? Learn about the physical and emotional challenges that astronauts encounter.


Memorial Day Week camps

May 29th – Under the Sea

Prepare for the upcoming summer's heat with this day of ocean-themed activities! We'll experiment with salt water density, and learn about animals that swim or live nearby the sea.

May 30th – Home on the Range

Time to be proud of our great state of Nebraska as we learn about sod houses and the Oregon trail. Join us on this fun day of Nebraska adventure!

May 31st – Into the Forest

Explore what lurks in the forest with nature-based science education activities, exploring the habitat and the creatures within it.

June 1st – Across the Desert Sand

Let's take an imaginary walk through the desert to discover hidden animals and plants, and learn how they survive in the desert environment.


4th of July Week camps

July 2nd – Snap, Crackle, BOOM!

Prepare for Independence Day by spending the day at this camp dedicated to our country! We'll fly our stars and stripes high as we proudly remember the reason for the all the parties and fireworks that we're about to experience.

July 3rd – Stars and Stripes

Prepare for Independence Day by spending the day at this camp dedicated to our country! We'll fly our stars and stripes high as we proudly remember the reason for the all the parties and fireworks that we're about to experience.

July 5th – Sunshine Science

Whip out your shades for this day of solar powered adventure! Experience the sun as you haven't before with hands on activities.

July 6th –Shipwrecked

Ahoy! Arrr you in need of a good time? Whether you side with the pirates or the mermaids, this is a day of ocean themed fun! From a jolly game of ships and sailors to finding your treasure, we want you on our crew. Hope to see you there, matey!


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