Omaha Children's Museum

Summer Camps: Ages 4 - 5

Chase's Career Camp NEW!

What can we be when we grow up? Chase is on the case! Explore heroic careers and have a blast with activities inspired by characters from the popular television series “PAW Patrol.”

No more sessions this summer.

Feel The Beat

Feel the beat and be a rock star for the week! We’re jamming our way through summer in a summer camp focused on music. Campers will make their own instruments and form their own band in this camp. Plus, we’ll learn the science behind sound through hands-on experiments.

No more sessions this summer.

Little Camp Cowabunga NEW!

Little dudes, this summer camp is an excellent week involving all things Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™. Camp includes playing in our summer exhibit, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™: Secret of the Sewers™, working on team-building skills to fight crime, and collaborative games.

No more sessions this summer.

Mini Jedi Training

Explore the fun side along with the scientific side of being a Jedi. We will investigate robots, light sabers, and space travel. We’ll work on skills including team work, perspective taking, and critical thinking. May the Force be with you!

July 23-27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 30-Aug. 3, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mini Makers' Challenge NEW!

Youngsters dive into the world of tinkering in our new summer camp, Mini Maker’s Challenge. Age-appropriate STEAM-inspired activities will involve a variety of materials to introduce children to the creative world of a maker. Mini Maker’s Challenge includes some time spent in the state-of-the-art Tinker Lab (with adult supervision). This camp is offered one week only!

No more sessions this summer.

Ms. Frizzle's Magic School Bus 

Imaginations will run wild at our science camp with a literary twist. Lessons learned from the book and television series will come to life at the museum in unbelievable ways. Each day, campers will arrive at the museum wondering "What will Ms. Frizzle have in store for us today?"

July 23-27, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

My Princess Dream

Every day is enchanting when you’re learning to be a princess. Creative crafts, etiquette lessons, and plenty of singing and dancing are all a part of this week-long camp. This camp is perfect for little ones with big imaginations.

No more sessions this summer.

Passport To Play Jr. NEW!

Explore cultures and activities from around the world without leaving Omaha this summer! In Passport to Play Jr., students learn about a new country each day through a variety of crafts and fun activities.

No more sessions this summer.

Pet Vet

Young animal lovers, this is your camp. We’ll spend a week learning about animals and how to care for them. We’ll meet live animals, imagine ourselves as vets in an animal hospital, and learn about our responsibilities to protect and preserve animals’ homes.

July 23-27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. SOLD OUT! To be added to the waitlist, please call 402-342-6164.

Pet Vet: Creepy Crawly Edition NEW!

This summer camp is for the kid who loves bugs, snakes, and critters that scurry. We’ll mix a bit of science with a whole lot of play in this new camp for animal lovers. 

No more sessions this summer.

Superhero Science

Know a super kid? Send them to this camp for mini superheroes. We’ll learn the science behind fun superpowers like flying and X-ray vision. Children will also learn about the character development and social skills of famous superheroes, and learn the common superheroes we encounter every day.

July 23-27, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 30-Aug. 3, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Wizardry Academy NEW!

Get sorted into a house and then find your place among other first-year wizards at the museum’s new summer camp, Wizardry Academy! You don’t have to be a Harry Potter fan to attend, just have a curiosity to learn about potions, fantastic creatures, and magical games.

No more sessions this summer.

 

Neighborhood Camp: Stories From China 

(Ages 5-8)

Spend your mornings at The Rose Theater and your afternoons at Omaha Children’s Museum. Students will use their bodies, voices, and imaginations to explore and act out ancient Chinese stories such as “The Monkeys and the Grasshoppers,” while creating cultural design projects. Members: $200 Non-members: $215 Register for this camp at www.rosetheater.org or call The Rose at 402.502.4617. Please Note: Students will be at The Rose Theater from 9a.m. - 12:30p.m. and at Omaha Children’s Museum from 12:30 - 4p.m. Student morning drop off will be located in The Rose Theater lobby. Student pick up will be located in the Omaha Children’s Museum pick-up lane. Students will be escorted between The Rose and Omaha Children’s Museum, and they will be supervised during the lunch hour. Students must bring a sack lunch, drink, and snack to class each day. Morning care is available at The Rose Theater ($15) and afternoon care is available at Omaha Children’s Museum ($15).

July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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