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; K-1st; 2-4th*
*Campers must have completed the grade and be toileting independently.
Members: $45* ; Non-Members: $60*
*Discounts apply for purchasing four or more days in one week
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.
Camp Classrooms are located on the 3rd floor of the Museum.
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Friday, April 14 - Super Safari Camp
Take an amazing journey as we explore rhinos, hippos, elephants, lions and more! We’ll explore the most dangerous to the most beautiful on a Museum animal adventure!
Monday, April 17 - Game Show Mania
Answer: The best place to be on April 17th for camp! Question: What is the Lincoln Children’s Museum? CORRECT! Join us for a spectacular day of game show participation and fun.
Friday, April 28 - Fiesta!
It’s a day of exploring all kinds of Mexican traditions, foods and decorations that will culminate in an amazing smash of a piñata. You don’t want to miss this chance to party at the museum!
Memorial Day Week Day Camps - Around the World in 80 Days
Travel the world with us as we visit ancient Egypt, beautiful Brazil, the outback in Australia, and icy Antarctica. You won't want to miss out on a single day of these day camps. Choose just one, two, or all four to register for. This week is going to be WILD!
Tuesday, May 30 - Ancient Egypt
Wednesday, May 31 - Beautiful Brazil
Thursday, June 1 - Outback!
Friday, June 2 - Icy Antarctica
Fourth of July Week Day Camps
July 3 - America the Beautiful
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. You don’t want to miss this celebration of freedom!
July 6 - Fun and Fitness
Time to get moovin’ and groovin’ with this camp that will give you the opportunity to run, hop, skip, crawl, lift, dip, duck, and dive! It’s time to get fit at the museum! Challenge our camp staff with your fitness stats!
July 7 - Hawaiian Hullabaloo
Our 50th state made up of islands is rich with culture! Come learn how to surf, hula and make a volcano of your own on this awesome day of summer fun. Mahalo!
October 16 - Time Travelers
Come take a step back in time with us on this day of time travel. We’ll even take a special trip to the Nebraska Museum of History! You’ll love the crazy clothes, hair and cars of days long past and see how people once lived without televisions, microwaves and phones!