Lauritzen Gardens Summer Adventure Camps

100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108

(402) 346-4002, ext. 212

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Join us for a summer of outdoor adventure! Summer Adventure Camps at Lauritzen provide exciting opportunities for children ages 4-12 to connect to nature and foster an appreciation for the environment through direct experiences with the natural world.

Fun themes include: Winging It, The Art of Nature, Nature Speaks (with Fontenelle Forest) and Blue Planet (with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium). Exciting full day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and half-day (9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m.) all-inclusive camps for children ages 4-12 years. 8 a.m. drop off and 5 p.m. pick up times are available. Register online at www.lauritzengardens.org or call (402) 346-4002, ext. 212 for assistance.

 

Exciting Camp Themes

With up-close encounters with nature, a tram ride, fun in the model railroad garden, early check-in and extended checkout, lunch from the garden’s cafe, garden exploration and much more, the best place for summer fun is at a Lauritzen Gardens Summer Adventure Camp!

WINGING IT:

MAY 29-JUNE 2, JUNE 19-23, JULY 17-21, AUGUST 7-11

Campers will soar to new adventurous heights as they learn about the creatures that call the sky home. From birds to bats, butterflies to bees and more, this camp will explore the lives and homes of winged wildlife and the plants they need to survive. Campers will also make fun and educational crafts and experience engaging activities in addition to exploring Lauritzen Gardens’ 100 acres. This camp is for ages 4-12 years. FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $215/$195 members, FULL WEEK, HALF-DAY $119/$109 members, SINGLE DAY $55/$50 members.

THE ART OF NATURE:

JUNE 5-9, JULY 3-7, JULY 31-AUGUST 4

From the colors on a caterpillar to the patterns on a woodpecker, to the shape of a cottonwood leaf, incredible examples of nature’s artwork can be found throughout the garden. Campers will create exciting and educational art projects and experience first-hand the amazing wildlife and plants that call the garden home. This unique camp is sure to inspire wonder and creativity! This camp is for ages 4-12 years. FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $229/$209 members, FULL WEEK, HALF-DAY $129/$119 members, SINGLE DAY $60/$55 members.

NATURE SPEAKS:

JUNE 12-16 or JUNE 26-30

Just as people communicate with one another through many different sights and sounds, plants and animals also have incredible ways that they use to warn others about danger, find food and so much more. Singing birds, buzzing bees, fragrant flowers and so much more will help to ensure that there is no shortage of enjoyably educational discoveries to be made in this camp. Campers will learn about the mind-boggling ways that nature speaks as they experience both Lauritzen Gardens and Fontenelle Forest. This camp is for ages 5-12 years. FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $229/$209 members. Single days are not available.

BLUE PLANET:

JULY 10-14 or JULY 24-28

Far more of the Earth is covered by the life-giving substance, water, than is covered by land. Plants and animals have found many interesting and surprising ways to survive in areas where water is abundant and others where it is scarce. Campers will learn about the role that water plays in the environment and ways that they can conserve and keep water clean as they attend camp at Lauritzen Gardens and Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. This camp is for ages 5-12 years. FULL WEEK, ALL DAY $229/$209 members. Single days are not available.

 

Dates

Camp weeks run from May 29 through August 11. Full-day and half-day camps are available.

 

Ages

Ages 4 – 12.

 

Cost

$50-$229

 

Discounts

Please note: Sales are not applicable to camps done in conjunction with Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium or Fontenelle Forest.

EARLY BIRD SALE | Valid February 1 through 28, 2017

  • Buy one week of camp at regular price and receive 15% off the regular price of the second week of camp.
  • Buy two weeks of camps at regular price and add a third week of camp for FREE!

After February 28, buy one camp at regular price and get 10% off the second camp OR buy two camps at regular price and get the third camp for 50% off.

 

To Register

SIGNUP ONLINE at www.lauritzengardens.org or call (402) 346-4002, ext. 212 for assistance.

*This is a sponsored listing.


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