Summer Camps In & Around Omaha, NE | 2023

Summer Camps Omaha

The 2023 Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps In and Around Omaha, NE

Omaha Mom is pleased to bring you our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps! With warmer weather ahead, we know all of us have summer on the brain. Omaha Mom is here to supply you with all things camp related. Our goal is to provide you with multiple options for your kids to have the best summer yet!

There are so many awesome, unique summer programs for your kids in the Omaha area, whether they’re into sports, the outdoors, STEM activities, arts, animals, nature, or anything else!

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Lauritzen Gardens

Summer Adventure Camp
Dates: May 29 – August 11
Cost: $235 (Garden Members) -$255 per week
Phone Number:
402-346-4002, ext. 212
Location: 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68108

Lauritzen Gardens is a giant outdoor learning lab, where hands-on experiences with the natural world abound. Outdoor activities are supplemented with crafts, games, snacks, and in-class lessons.

Choose from a variety of full-day camps with fun themes that connect children to nature, build life skills, and foster an appreciation for the environment. Weekly camps run from May 29 through August 11. Before and after care options are available to purchase for an additional charge.

EARLY BIRD PRICING runs through February 28 on qualifying camps. Sign up now and save $25 per week!

2023 themes: • Butterflies Birds & Bookworms, August 7-11 • Ecosystem Explorations, June 12-16 or June 26-30 • Nature’s Amazing Life Cycles, July 3-7 or July 17-21 • Plants and Patterns, June 5-9 or July 24-28 • Pollination Investigation, May 29-June 2 or July 10-14 • Wondercamp: A Sensory Adventure, June 19-23 or July 31-August 4

Goldfish Swim School

Summer Camps Omaha Goldfish Swim

Ages: 4 months – 12 years old
Cost: $110-$170 per week
Phone Number:
Location: 10601 S 72nd St

Goldfish Swim School’s unique Jump Start Clinics are swim classes specially designed for families looking to get their kids water-ready in a hurry. They’re a great way to introduce kids to the fundamentals of water safety, take full advantage of school vacations, get peace-of-mind before a water-centric vacation or even start the journey to an Olympic gold medal.

Swim Camp Can Quickly Improve Your Child’s Technique. Jump Start Clinics include four or five consecutive days of 30-minute swim lessons that focus on everything from teaching the fundamentals of water safety to fine-tuning stroke technique. These clinics are so effective, we guarantee you’ll see significant improvement in your child’s swimming skills in just four or five short days! Jump Start Clinics are held over the summertime and other select times during the year. Fees are paid weekly and may differ based on location. Ask about our sibling discounts!

The Rose Theater

Ages: 3-18
Dates: May 30 – August 4
Cost: $65 – $600
Phone Number:
Location: 2001 Farnam Street

Raise the curtain on your child’s talent! Whether your child is taking their first steps on the stage or has already landed a leading role, the performing arts classes at The Rose will provide them with theatrical opportunities unlike any other, all while having a lot of fun!

Young performers ages 3 to 18 can find their place in the spotlight with outstanding classes and camps designed to encourage a love of performing. Families can choose opportunities that rehearse for one week up to three weeks, ending in a full onstage performance complete with costumes, sets, lighting and sound. Camp topics include performing in a play or musical, dance intensives, private and group voice lessons and more.

Weeklong classes allow students to explore the worlds of popular culture such as Stranger Things, Pokemon, Phineas and Ferb, Zootopia, Wild Kratts, Descendants, Star Wars, Wicked, Hamilton and more. Camps are offered at The Rose Theater Downtown (2001 Farnam Street, Omaha) and at The Rose Studios for Youth Artists (12202 West Center Road, Omaha). Classes are taught by professional teaching artists actively working onstage in the fields of dance and drama, giving students real-world insight into the world of theater. Enroll today!

McGuigan Arts Academy


Ages: 7 & Up
Dates: June 5 – July 21
Cost: $150-$250
Phone Number:
Location: Benson Theatre 8708 Countryside Plaza

ROCK ‘N’ PALOOZA | Ages 7 – 10 & 11+
Explore the music of great rock bands such as Queen, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, David Bowie and more! Explore acting through improvisation and scene work! Get messy and create outside the box through drawing and painting! Choose to enjoy your summer break by diving into a world of fun with an intensive that explores all of the arts!

HAPPY FEET | Ages 5 & 6
The perfect introductory camp to theatre, art and music! Dive into artistry and be introduced to the fundamentals of theatre by using your body, voice and imagination! This class will introduce stage and acting terminology; adaptation of literature to the stage through puppets and/or masks; characterization and scene work both scripted and improvised; and the fundamentals of music and design by interacting with instruments, costumes, lights, paint and other tactile objects used in creating music and art.

Infinite Loop VR

Omaha Summer Camp VR E-Sports Camp

VR Esports Summer Camp

Ages: 8 & Up
Dates: June 5 – June 16
Cost: $249/Week
Phone Number:
Location: 9825 Giles Road

Details Each day we will focus on learning a new VR esports game. The games will be either team or individual. A competition will be held with prizes being awarded to winning player/team. You can request a teammate at signup using the note in the booking form or we will assemble teams based on age and attempt to make competitions as fair as possible. Our focus is to foster teamwork and cooperation, but not discourage kids if they don’t win. We will be taking breaks to watch matches. Snacks and water will be provided.

Kids will also get free time to play other games and explore some of our educational content. One day will have a VR art competition, where the kids will create 3D art using an application called Open Brush. Session Dates June 5th – June 9th and June 12th – June 16th Session Times 8:00am-12:00pm. Age Requirements Participants must be at least 8 years old to register for this camp.

Omaha Summer Camps by Category

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