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SUMMER CAMPS 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every Day is an Adventure!

June 3 – August 9, 2024

It’s not too late to sign up! Limited spots remain!

Looking for an unforgettable summer adventure and learning experience? Explore summer camps at The Durham Museum! Choose from a wide range of camp themes, including a new camp focused on learning about our animal friends inspired by the work of Dr. Jane Goodall, as well as popular themes like science, LEGOs®, wizards, art and more! Half-day and full-day programs are available for 1st-5th graders (Please note these are the grade levels your child will be entering in the 2024-25 school year). The Durham Museum also offers a “Beyond the Camp” experience for campers who want to arrive early or stay late. Registration is now open!

Online Registration

“How To” Register Online
(PDF instructions)

Camp Themes
(descriptions)

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

DON’T MISS THESE SPECIALTY CAMPS

Omaha Zoo

OMAHA STAYCATION I & II

Omaha VacationJune 17-21 & July 8-12 (Both weeks are sold out!)
Need a summer vacation? Look no further than your own hometown! These adventurous weeks will take campers on a “staycation” to the hottest attractions in Omaha. Back by popular demand, we’ve decided to feature not one, but two unique lineups of popular stops in the metro! All transportation and admission is included in the cost of the camp, for a truly stress-free vacation right here in town. Keep an eye on our camp website for announcements of which attractions we’ll visit this year!

Wizard Academy

WIZARD ACADEMY

Wizard campJune 10-14 & July 22-26 (Both weeks are sold out!)
Pack your trunk! This popular annual camp will celebrate the wizard world through crafts, lessons, games and more. Join us for the sorting hat ceremony on Monday, the awards ceremony on Friday and enjoy the adventures in between! Please note, this camp is offered twice during the summer.

 

2024 FEATURED CAMP

Becoming Jane

Photo by Rebecca Hale, National Geographic

BECOMING JANE

MonkeyJuly 15-19 & July 29-August 2
The Durham Museum is excited to present our newest temporary exhibit, Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall. We will explore this interactive exhibit and learn more about Jane Goodall’s life and legacy. Campers will keep a journal, just like Jane, and explore different types of animals around the world, learning and recording their findings during this interactive, animal-filled week. Please note, this camp is offered twice during the summer.

Omaha Union Station

FAQs

AGE GROUPS: 1st-2nd • 3rd-5th

Please note, these are the grade levels your child will be entering in the 2024-2025 school year.

CAMP HOURS: 9AM-4PM

Half-day programs are available select weeks; check the schedule for availability.
Morning Session: 9AM-Noon • Afternoon Session: 1-4PM

BEYOND THE CAMP

$15/day; $60/week (cost is per child)
Before Camp: 7:30-9AM • After Camp: 4-5:30PM

During our “Beyond the Camp” experience, campers can play games, draw, read or participate in other activities supervised by camp staff.

LUNCH: NOON-1PM

Lunch supervision is included during any weeks where your child is enrolled in a full-day camp. Campers may bring a sack lunch or $6 to purchase lunch (cash or check). After eating, campers will play games or participate in other activities led by camp staff until the afternoon session begins.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Full refunds will be granted for cancellations requested two weeks in advance. Refunds will also be granted for campers with positive COVID-19 tests or confirmed direct exposure to a positive COVID-19 case.

CAMPER MEDICATION POLICY

Campers must be able to administer their own medication, and we are unable to store medication during the day or overnight. If the camper can administer the medication themselves, our Durham staff is able to supervise. If an adult needs to administer the medication, we can arrange for the camper to be available at a specific time for a parent or guardian to administer the medication to the camper.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Scholarship Program: The Durham Museum is pleased to offer need-based assistance for summer camps. Click here to apply.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION »

DON’T MISS OUT!

LEGO camp

“They looked forward to every day and enjoyed the camp. I loved picking them up and hearing about their exciting day. Thank you, Durham!”
– Camp Parent

“They loved the kids and the teachers. Each day they could not wait to go on their next adventure!”
– Camp Parent

2024 Pricing Information

HALF-DAY WEEK One week-long morning OR afternoon session Member $100/camper Non-Member $110/camper
 
FULL-DAY WEEK One week-long, full-day session (Includes Featured Camp “Becoming Jane”) Member $200/camper Non-Member $220/camper
 
SPECIALTY THEMED WEEK Week-long, full-day camps: Omaha Staycation I & II • Wizard Academy Member $220/camper Non-Member $240/camper
 
4-DAY HOLIDAY WEEK 4-day, full-day camp available 4th of July week Member $180/camper

Daily rate: $45

Non-Member $200/camper

Daily rate: $50

 
BEYOND THE CAMP Drop off as early as 7:30AM and pick up as late at 5:30PM $15/day or $60/week
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