Summer Camp 2021

Join us for a summer of exploration and fun!

June 1 – August 6, 2021

The Durham Museum is excited to welcome kids back to the museum this summer with a fantastic line-up of engaging and memorable experiences. A wide variety of camp themes means there is something for every child to enjoy. Register early to make sure you secure a spot in our signature Summer in the City experiences, or specialty themed camps like Camp Construction and Wizard Academy.

With reduced camp sizes, enhanced cleaning and health screenings, and distancing measures in place, our number one goal is to provide a safe, enriching environment for your child. Affordable half-day and full-day programs are available for 1st–2nd and 3rd–5th grades. (Please note these are the grade levels your child will be entering in the 2021-2022 school year.) The Durham Museum also offers a “Beyond the Camp” experience for campers who want to arrive early or stay late.

Get signed up before it’s too late—some camp themes have already begun to sell out.

Online Registration

“How To” Register Online
(PDF instructions)

Camp Themes
(descriptions)

Have questions or need help registering? Call 402-444-5027

Omaha Union Station

2021 Pricing Information

Half Day Week (One week-long morning OR afternoon session)

Member $80/child Non-Member $90/child

Full Day Week (One week-long morning AND afternoon session)

Members: $160/child Non-Members: $180/child

Specialty Themed, FULL Day WEEK (one week-long, full day-camp)

Camp Construction Meet the Metr”O” • Omaha Staycation • Wizard Academy
Members: $170/child Non-Members: $190/child

4-Day holiday Week (full day camp)

Members: $140/wk Non-Members: $160/wk

Beyond the Camp

$15/day; $60 for the week (cost is per child)
Beyond the camp runs from 7:30-9:00 AM and 4:00-5:30 PM. During this time, campers play games, draw, read and participate in other activities supervised by the summer camp staff. Drop-ins welcome!

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WAYS TO REGISTER

  • MAIL: Education Department, 801 South 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • IN PERSON: 801 South 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • FAX: 402-444-5397, Attn: Education Department
  • EMAIL: Education@DurhamMuseum.org

FAQs

AGE GROUPS: 1st-2nd • 3rd-5th

Please note, these are the grade levels your child will be entering in the 2021-2022 school year.

CAMP HOURS: 9AM-4PM

Half-day programs are available some weeks, check schedule for availability:
Morning Session: 9AM-Noon, Afternoon Session: 1-4PM

LUNCH: NOON-1PM

Campers may bring a sack lunch or $5 to purchase lunch the week your child is enrolled in Full-Day Camp. After eating, campers will play games or participate in other activities led by camp staff until the afternoon camp session begins.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Full refunds will be granted for cancellations requested two weeks in advance.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Durham Museum is pleased to offer need-based assistance for summer camp. These scholarships are made possible by generous donors. For instructions on how to apply for a scholarship, download the application form.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION »

 

Health & safety

Our goal is to provide a safe and worry-free environment for our campers and their families. Health and safety protocols will be implemented according to local, state, and federal guidelines which we will continue to monitor throughout the season. If you have any questions regarding our COVID-19 safety policies and procedures, please contact the Education Services Department using education@durhammuseum.org.

WHAT ARE WE DOING DIFFERENTLY?
  • Masks are Required for Campers and Camp Staff
  • Social Distancing
  • Reduced Camp Sizes
  • Reduced Sharing of Materials
  • Regular Hand Washing/Sanitizing
  • Regular Cleaning and Sanitizing (Including classrooms, lunch areas, and Beyond the Camp spaces)
  • Health Checks/Screening (campers and staff)

Additional information, including daily procedures and policies, will be regularly updated and communicated through our weekly parent e-newsletter. If at any point throughout the camp season you do not receive this newsletter, please contact the Education Services Department, as this communication is crucial to understanding day to day expectations/procedures.

Any campers or camp staff who receive a positive COVID-19 test or are asked to quarantine due to direct exposure will not be able to attend camp. Full refunds will be granted for positive COVID-19 tests or confirmed direct exposures.

Please note that drinking fountains are not available at this time. Water bottles are encouraged.

Supported Locally by


Debby Durham Family Foundation

Don’t miss out
on The Durham camp experience

“My daughter has loved everything about camp this week. She has talked nonstop about all of the fun activities and she even asked me to pick her up late because she wanted more time to do the activities and play with the friends, she made this week.”
– Camp Parent
“My kids had a lot of fun at the Wizard Camp! They had nothing but good things to say about everything!”
– Camp Parent
REGISTER ONLINE TODAY »

Have questions or need help registering? Call 402-444-5027