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. 

Know a friend who you think would love camp? $10 gift card to be used on a camp or event for each friend you refer. If that friend books a camp, they can enter your name under “referred by” on the registration.
*Discounts apply for purchasing four or more days in one week

Did you love camp so much that you want to come back? $10 off your next camp booking if you rebook directly following an attended camp!

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Check-in 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.; Check-out 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.) Campers should bring a sack lunch; no nuts, please! If your child would like an extra snack during the day, please pack one accordingly.

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 

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Schedule

October 13th - Sci-Fi Expedition

It’s an adventure to infinity and beyond…or wherever your imagination takes you! Learn about what makes something science fiction, use your imagination to create your own story, do some pod racing, build some rockets and perhaps even encounter an alien.

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October 16th - Time Travel Explorers, Past AND Future

Journey through time in this fun exploration of past and future! Make a time machine to travel to the Wild West, pioneer the plains and learn about early Nebraska and blast into the future while learning about robotics, coding and circuits, and write a story about the future!

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October 17th - Wonderful World of Wizards

It is a magical world out there! Be a wizard for the day and make your own sorting hat, come to Professor Snape’s potions class where we will make a slime potion, make magical rainbow paper, attend quidditch practice and more! Enter into a magical world during this day of wizarding at the museum!

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November - 22nd Engineering Extravaganza!

Engineers can transform the world around them by bringing ideas to life! Turn into a real engineer by designing, evaluating, and redesigning machines and structures. Watch as creations get more amazing as we work together to create new ideas. Youth will see how problem solving and critical thinking can lead to some fun adventures!

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November 27th - Adventures in Art

Explore different art mediums and learn about art around the world in this immersive art day camp! Travel to Japan where you learn about block painting or visit renaissance Italy to paint like Michelangelo or get messy doing a Jackson Pollock style painting. (This WILL get messy so dress in something you don’t mind getting paint on)

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December 21st - Science Quest

Love to learn about how things work or why they exist? Come on a quest to discover the mysteries behind the stars, excavate dinosaur fossils, create a formula for the perfect snack and make some things explode.

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December 22nd - Adventures in Art II: Paint Brush Attacks!

Explore different painting techniques   (This WILL get messy so dress in something you don’t mind getting paint on)

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December 27th - Let it Snow!

Don’t let the winter blues get you down. Come learn about the wonders of snow! We will make out own snowflakes, grow our own crystals and perform an ice excavation.

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December 28th - Reindeer Games Escape Room

Rudolph loves to play games, especially if puzzles are involved.
Now that Christmas is over, Rudolph is away at Reindeer Games Training Camp, learning how to lead Santa’s sleigh, fly over rooftops and deliver toys. He was home on a short break over the Holidays and left a game for us and it includes a lot of puzzles! Use your problem solving, logic and teamwork skills to help solve Rudolph’s puzzles and create some of your own.

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December 29th - Celebrate!

2017 is almost over- but not before we party!  Come have fun with us as we prepare to welcome in 2018 with a bang! Get ready to ring in the New Year by making some fun party favors, make a time capsule to remember how much fun we had in 2017 and we might even learn some dance moves!

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