VIRTUAL Summer Camp: Online Registration

Each Summer Camp requires a separate registration. Click the link for the specific camp(s) below.

Week of June 1 – 5

Morning: Moving at the MuseumGet ready to move with this active week of camp with the museum! Enjoy everything from games to dancing as you stay busy with movement and activity. You might even learn the history of these activities while you have a blast moving and shaking your way through the week! 1st-2nd Grade »
Afternoon: Dinosaur DiscoveryExplore all things dinosaur during this prehistoric week of camp! Did you know that over 700 species of dinosaurs have been identified by scientists? Or that the Argentinosaurus weighed over 70 tons? Discover this and so much more during Dinosaur Discovery!  1st-2nd Grade »
Morning: Moving at the MuseumGet ready to move with this active week of camp with the museum! Enjoy everything from games to dancing as you stay busy with movement and activity. You might even learn the history of these activities while you have a blast moving and shaking your way through the week! 3rd-5th Grade »
Afternoon: Fossil FeverFind your inner explorer that lets you discover science first hand. Whether you’re digging for dino fossils or getting up close and personal with wild animals, it’s sure to be a camp you won’t forget. 3rd-5th Grade »

Week of June 8 – 12

Morning: Heroes In TrainingSoar into the world of superheroes (fictional and real-life) during this jam-packed week of camp adventures. Not only will you train to be a superhero, but you’ll meet real-life heroes from our community for inspiration! 1st-2nd Grade »
Afternoon: Unsolved Mysteries at the MuseumHistory is full of mysteries! This camp will explore some of the greatest mysteries of all time, while campers learn what it takes to be a true historian.  1st-2nd Grade »
Morning: CSI DurhamIt takes a skilled investigator to crack the toughest cases, but we think you’re up for the task! This camp will include everything from history’s greatest detectives and spies, to modern fingerprinting and investigative techniques. 3rd-5th Grade »
Afternoon: Unsolved Mysteries at the MuseumHistory is full of mysteries! This camp will explore some of the greatest mysteries of all time, while campers learn what it takes to be a true historian.  3rd-5th Grade »

Week of June 15 – 19

Morning: Ready, Set, Go!Start your engines! Whether by boat, train or plane, campers in “Ready, Set, Go!” will cruise through the week while discovering all things transportation. From hot air balloons to bicycles, we’ll see it all during this week of camp. 1st-2nd Grade »
Afternoon: Our Five SensesDid you know flies and butterflies taste using receptors on their feet? Or that humans can smell around 10,000 different smells? Explore your senses (and the senses of other living creatures) with activities and experiments, and put your senses to the test! 1st-2nd Grade »
Morning: Around The WorldCan you travel around the globe in only five days? You can at The Durham Museum! We will “visit” all seven continents and five oceans exploring cultures, landmarks and much more. Get ready to set sail for adventure! 3rd-5th Grade »
Afternoon: Sound ScientistsJoin us for this summer camp of sound at The Durham Museum.We will experiment with sounds all around us, including the unique sounds of our own building, Omaha’s (very echoey) Union Station, and the sounds you may find in your own home. 3rd-5th Grade »

Week of June 22 – 26

Morning: The Wild, Wild West!Giddy up for a wild week of cowgirl and cowboy adventures! The Wild West was full of characters, challenges and teamwork. Campers will find out how the west was won during this week of camp. 1st-2nd Grade »
Afternoon: Creation StationFrom the stage to the recording studio and architecture to fashion, explore popular forms of art and creation from today and centuries past. Use pencils, brushes, and fabrics to create memorable projects and pick up a few new skills along the way. 1st-2nd Grade »
Morning: Myths And LegendsThe Loch Ness Monster? Swash-Buckling Pirates? Kings and Queens from distant lands? We’ll dive deep into the stories surrounding these characters, both real and fictional, during this mythical week at camp. 3rd-5th Grade »
Afternoon: Creation StationFrom the stage to the recording studio and architecture to fashion, explore popular forms of art and creation from today and centuries past. Use pencils, brushes, and fabrics to create memorable projects and pick up a few new skills along the way. 3rd-5th Grade »

Week of June 29 – July 2 

Morning: Camp CelebrationWhat’s your favorite holiday? We bet it will be part of the line-up for our Camp Celebration week! We’ll travel through an entire calendar year of holidays and celebrations from around the world, celebrating everything from Valentine’s Day to National Pet Day. (Please Note: There will be no camp on Friday, July 3rd.) 1st-2nd Grade »
Afternoon: Nature ExposedTornados, earthquakes, and blizzards, oh my! Explore these natural disasters, along with how they affect the world of animals, plants, our earth, and of course, humans. 1st-2nd Grade »
Morning: Camp CelebrationWhat’s your favorite holiday? We bet it will be part of the line-up for our Camp Celebration week! We’ll travel through an entire calendar year of holidays and celebrations from around the world, celebrating everything from Valentine’s Day to National Pet Day. (Please Note: There will be no camp on Friday, July 3rd.) 3rd-5th Grade »
Afternoon: Science MattersScience plays an important role in our everyday lives! Each day of this camp will feature activities related to a different branch of science including chemistry, meteorology, astronomy, and zoology. 3rd-5th Grade »

The following camps are currently Scheduled to take place On-SIte

Week of July 6 – 10 
Specialty Theme

FULL DAY:
(Mon-Fri)
Meet The Metr“O” Get ready to meet your Metr”O”! This camp offers an exclusive look at what makes the Omaha metro so wonderful, taking you behind the scenes to places that have helped to put us on the map (and places you wouldn’t normally get to explore). You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Keep an eye on our camp website for announcements of this year’s line-up including Creighton Athletics, FNBO Tower and more. 1st-2nd Grade » 3rd-5th Grade »
Before/
After Care
“Beyond the Camp” Before Camp: 7:30-9AM, After Camp: 4-5:30PM • ALL AGES • During our “Beyond the Camp” experience children play games, draw, read or participate in other activities supervised by camp staff. OPTIONS »

Week of July 13 – 17

Morning: Bringing Books To LifeHave you ever wished you could bring your favorite stories to life? Join us during this picture-perfect week of camp. We’ll bring out all of our favorite fairytales, fables and modern picture books and celebrate them with crafts, games and even some of our own storytelling.
1st-2nd Grade »
Afternoon: Shoot For The StarsPlanets, moons, stars and much more await young astronauts as they shoot for the stars during our space-themed camp. Crafts, games and science experiments will help us explore outer space and what scientists have learned about our galaxy. 1st-2nd Grade »
Morning: Inventors And InnovatorsHistory is full of inventors and innovators who have paved the way for today’s modern visionaries. It’s your turn to be one of them during this revolutionary week at camp. 3rd-5th Grade »
Afternoon: Dive To The Ocean FloorTravel to the greatest depths on earth during this ocean-themed camp. While the younger campers are “shooting for the stars” in outer space, our older group will dive deep into ocean life, exploring everything from animal and plant life to shipwrecks and ocean lore. 3rd-5th Grade »
FULL DAY:  1st-2nd Grade » 3rd-5th Grade »
Before/
After Care
“Beyond the Camp” Before Camp: 7:30-9AM, After Camp: 4-5:30PM • ALL AGES • During our “Beyond the Camp” experience children play games, draw, read or participate in other activities supervised by camp staff. OPTIONS »

Week of JuLY 20 – 24 
Specialty Theme

FULL DAY:
(Mon-Fri)
Camp ConstructionPut on your tool belt and get ready to learn about the fascinating world of architecture, engineering and construction! Local companies Boyd Jones, BVH Architecture and Alvine Engineering will help us explore how buildings get designed, engineered and built through fun, hands-on activities. 1st-2nd Grade » 3rd-5th Grade »
Before/
After Care
“Beyond the Camp” Before Camp: 7:30-9AM, After Camp: 4-5:30PM • ALL AGES • During our “Beyond the Camp” experience children play games, draw, read or participate in other activities supervised by camp staff. OPTIONS »

Week of JuLY 27 – 31 
Specialty Theme

FULL DAY:
(Mon-Fri)
Wizard AcademyPack your trunk! Our 3rd annual “back to school” camp will feature a full-week, full-day camp celebrating the wizard world! Join us for the sorting hat ceremony on Monday, the awards ceremony on Friday and enjoy the adventures in between! 1st-2nd Grade » 3rd-5th Grade »
Before/
After Care
“Beyond the Camp” Before Camp: 7:30-9AM, After Camp: 4-5:30PM • ALL AGES • During our “Beyond the Camp” experience children play games, draw, read or participate in other activities supervised by camp staff. OPTIONS »

Week of august 3 – 7 

FULL DAY:
(Mon-Fri)
Full S.T.E.A.M. AheadNo, this isn’t a train themed camp! S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) week will feature one letter of this popular acronym each day of the week. Crafts, games, projects and more will get you ready for “back to school” time during our final week of camp. 1st-2nd Grade » 3rd-5th Grade »
Before/
After Care
“Beyond the Camp” Before Camp: 7:30-9AM, After Camp: 4-5:30PM • ALL AGES • During our “Beyond the Camp” experience children play games, draw, read or participate in other activities supervised by camp staff. OPTIONS »
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