Omaha Children's Museum

Summer Camps: Ages 6 - 8

Advanced 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, Advanced 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.

Camp Cowabunga NEW!

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.

Cool Careers NEW!

Learn about different career fields this summer in the new camp, Cool Careers! Through stories, creative projects and skill-building activities, kids will be inspired by stories about real-life people who are doing very cool things.

No more sessions this summer.

Curious Critter Camp

Animal lovers, this is your camp. In this new camp designed for older children, we’ll learn the biology of animals in fun, hands-on experiments and animal-related activities. Campers get up-close encounters with real animals during the week, as well.

No more sessions this summer.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

Our popular girl-power camp is back with another summer of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics
exploration. We’ll introduce campers to famous women in the STEAM fields through hands-on experiments and projects related to their history-making discoveries. It’s a fun and motivational camp that proves girl power is here to stay!

No more sessions this summer.

Makers' Challenge NEW!

Kids dive into the world of tinkering in our new summer camp, Maker’s Challenge. Design and build creations using STEAM principles and a variety of materials. Maker’s Challenge includes some time spent in the state-of-the-art Tinker Lab (with adult supervision).

No more sessions this summer.

Master Jedi Training

Spend a week learning scientific and math concepts behind the Force and the world of the Jedi through exciting projects and experiments. We will investigate droids, light sabers, and space travel. May the Force be with you!

No more sessions this summer.

Minecraft Camp

Our popular Minecraft Camp is back! Join us for a real-world Minecraft adventure! Minecraft games and activities will test campers’ creativity, dexterity and critical thinking. We’ll explore STEAM concepts by relating them to this popular game. Don’t be a creeper…join us at Minecraft camp! Please note that campers will not play Minecraft on any computer or device at this camp.

No more sessions this summer.

Passport To Play NEW!

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

No more sessions this summer.

Science Quest

Grab your lab coats; we’re getting an up-close look at the museum’s most popular science shows – and then trying some experiments ourselves! Children will get a behind-the-scenes look at the museum’s science shows, from the creative thought processes of programming one to the science behind the experiments. We’ll test, we’ll investigate, and we’ll learn in this exciting, hands-on experience found nowhere else.

No more sessions this summer.

Treehouse Adventures

If you ever wished you could take part in the adventures found in the “Magic Treehouse” book series, we’ve designed the camp of your dreams. Let’s use our imaginations to learn about history, literature, and ancient cultures! In this summer camp, we’ll imagine ourselves in Jack and Annie’s treehouse, exploring distant lands and different eras – all without leaving the museum!

No more sessions this summer.

Treehouse Adventures 2 NEW!

You had a blast at Tree House Adventures. Are you ready for more? Join us for a week of learning about history, other cultures, and myths just like Jack and Annie do in the popular “Magic Tree House” series. Where will we go in one week of summer camp… and just how far back in time will we need to travel? Each day is a new adventure!

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 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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