Omaha Children's Museum

Summer Camps: Ages 6 - 8

Omaha Children's Museum's summer camps feature engaging curriculum and great instructors who make every day exciting and new. Camps below are intended for children ages 6 to 8, and include daily play in the museum, a snack, and a Meet The Teacher Night.

Advanced Wizardry Academy

Advanced Wizardry Academy isn't quite Hogwarts, but it's close. This popular summer camp ventures into the world of Harry Potter through imaginative play and science experiments. We'll explore some of the First Year core subjects including potions and charms, as well as extracurricular studies in fantastical beasts and Quidditch.

June 22-26, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 6-10, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Beyond the Bricks

A week of building with a variety of materials? It's a builder's dream! In this new camp, campers will design and construct structures, as well as learn about architecture around the world and throughout history.

June 8-12, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

June 15-19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Bug Out

Some are creepy, some are crawly, and all have superpowers! This camp explores the insects, spiders, and other creatures that inhabit the summer exhibit, Bug Squad.

July 13-17, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 20-24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Camp Mash-Up: Adventure Track

In Camp Mash-Up, we've taken the five most popular camps past and present to inspire a different day of the week. Each day is unique in the Adventure Track, with themes based on Wizardry Academy, Kids in the Kitchen, Galactic Science, STEAM Time Travelers, and Bug Out.

June 1-5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

June 8-12, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

June 15-19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Camp Mash-Up: Awesome Track

In Camp Mash-Up, we've taken the five most popular camps past and present to inspire a different day of the week. Each day is unique in the Awesome Track, with themes based on Kids in the Kitchen, Beyond the Bricks, Curious Critter, Science Quest, and Olympians Camp.

July 6-10, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 20-24, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 27-31, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Aug. 3-7, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Curious Critter

Animal lovers, this is your camp. Designed for older children, we'll learn the biology of animals in fun, hands-on experiments and animal-related activities.

June 1-5, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

June 8-12, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 27-31, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Kids in the Kitchen

Meet us in the kitchen for a fun week of camp! Through food, kids will learn S.T.E.A.M. concepts and culinary history while preparing recipes each day. Please indicate known food allergies on medical form.

June 15-19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

June 22-26, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (3 spots left!)

July 6-10, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 13-17, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 20-24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Olympians Camp

Lace your sneakers and stretch those muscles, this camp is all about the 2020 Summer Olympics! A range of competitive sports will be explored and children will learn how some sports are adapted for athletes with disabilities. Throughout the week, campers will work on social skills while staying active through play and friendly competition.

July 27-31, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Aug. 3-5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Professor Oak’s Training Camp

Gotta catch 'em all! Whether you dream of being a trainer or you're just curious about the legendary world of Pokemon, this imaginative camp explores the powers and legends behind some of the most popular characters through games, crafts, and experiments.

June 22-26, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

July 13-17, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Science Quest

Science is the most fun when it's hands-on... and a little messy! Throughout the week, campers will test, investigate, and explore different scientific concepts through play and experiments.

June 1-5, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Neighborhood Camp – Bug Squad (ages 5-8)

In this collaborative camp between The Rose Theater and Omaha Children’s Museum, students will create their own superhero bug characters to save the day, and explore the fun, interactive exhibits at the museum! We will use our bodies, voices, and imaginations to discover the amazing abilities of super bugs. Students will create original set pieces, costumes, and props for our drama adventure.

Aug. 3-7 (0 spots left)

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 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and at Omaha Children’s Museum from 12:30 - 4 p.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).

 

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