2016 Summer Camps
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Academy of Sustainable Environments and Renewable Energy
July 25-28 | High School
This academy focuses on the growing need to promote green building practices, technologies, policies and standards to build an environmentally responsible, economically profitable, and healthy future for the region.
Students will experience interactive workshops, hands-on demonstrations in our state-of-the-art labs, and tours of LEED Certified buildings.
The final day of the academy will feature a panel session in which experts from the leading sustainable companies and organizations will share their expertise, personal experiences and answer questions.
Aim For the Stars Summer Science and Math Camp
June 6 - August 12
The UNO Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Summer Science and Math Camp! For the past 18 summers, Aim for the Stars has been the premier hands-on informal science and math oriented summer camp in the Omaha metro area.
We aim to ignite the inner scientist in all who come to camp. We pride ourselves that our staff’s knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject they teach will inspire your child’s desire to learn about the world around them.
For questions, please call 402.554.4999.
Visit the links below for registration dates and information about each camp.
Bricklayer Code Academy
July 18-22 | Age: 10 and up
The Bricklayer Code Academy will be offering two Introduction to Bricklayer workshops. Workshops are 2 hours in duration. Registration is now open and enrollment is limited.
This workshop assumes no prior coding experience. Depending on interest and ability, activities may include: Exploring the algorithms for creating various kinds of patterns including fractals, Creation of 2D/3D LEGO artifacts, Group pixel art projects, 3D printing, Creation of artifacts in Minecraft.
For questions, please email Victor at firstname.lastname@example.org
July 26-27 | High School Girls + Educators
The University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology is bringing together all our CodeCrush applicants and other supporters of Women in IT for our first-ever CodeCrush Summit.
We'd love to see you there. The event will kick-off with a talk from Luria Petrucci of Geeks Life. The rest of the event will be filled with inspiring talks from people across the nation who get just as excited about diversity in IT as we do.
For more information, please email Amanda Rucker at email@example.com.
Holland Academy of Excellence
June 12–15 | Rising High School Juniors (Class of 2018)
This unique program was established as an initiative to actively engage high school students who excel in math and science, and who have an interest in engineering and technology. This three-day developmental experience allows students to apply engineering and technology concepts by attending faculty lead workshops in our state-of-the-art labs. Thanks to a generous donation from the Holland Foundation, there is no cost attend the academy, room and board is provided.
Rising high school juniors (class of 2018) are selected upon academic achievement, as well as, extracurricular involvement in the community, and leadership experience.
June 12–17 | Grades 7–12 Instrumental Music Students
The UNO Jazz Camp and the Jim Widner Big Band have combined their efforts to bring you some of the top jazz educators and performers in the country. This big band camp is designed for enthusiastic instrumental students grades 7 and older to learn more about jazz theory, improvisation and performance.
Mav Kids Day Camp
June 6–July 29 | Grade 1–Age 12
UNO Campus Recreation offers a variety of youth-targeted programing open to children of UNO students, faculty and staff, alumni and the general public. Join us for some Mav-Rec fun!
For questions, please call 402.554.2539.
Maverick Investment Camp
June 20 –22, | Ages 18-19
Prospective UNO freshmen of any major are invited to attend this free day camp to learn about the world of investing from professors and local business leaders and meet students from the UNO Maverick Investment Program who are managing over $1.5 million in assets.
- Develop an understanding of savings
- Learn the effect of Federal Reserve actions on equity markets
- Identify and analyze undervalued investments
- Participate in a portfolio simulation
- Discover sources of investment information online
- Tour a Fortune 500 company and network with corporate executives
Maverick Young Entrepreneur Bootcamp
June 6-10, | Grades 7-9
UNO's Maverick Young Entrepreneur Bootcamp gives you the chance to:
- Discover whether you have the mindset of an entrepreneur
- Learn how to turn an idea or hobby into a money making business
- Meet highly successful Omaha entrepreneurs and visit them at their businesses
- Explore the resources available to young entrepreneurs at college
NASA Nebraska Space Camp
June 21-23 | Grades 3-5: 9 A.M. to 12 P.M.
The NASA Nebraska Space Grant is offering a summer SPACE CAMP for students entering grades 3-5 this fall.
The cost is $30 and includes a camp t-shirt. Spots are going fast.
Nebraska Shakespeare: Camp Shakespeare
June 27-July 10
Camp Shakespeare is two weeks of fun workshops, learning about sword fighting, wearing costumes, and acting, all while gaining hands-on experience performing the works of the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare. The goal of Camp Shakespeare is to help kids shed the fear of Shakespeare's text, and to discover the magic and fun of the Immortal Bard through performance.
Parents have repeatedly noted a distinct improvement in their children's grades after just one summer with Camp Shakespeare, and many of the same kids come back to the Camp year after year. Parents are also pleased to give their children the opportunity to experience the high quality artistry of Shakespeare.
The College of Information Science and Technology invites you to find out what you are made of this summer! Registration begins in mid-March for Techademy: summer workshops for middle and high school students.
Workshops on Bioinformatics, IT Innovation, Digital Music Synthesis and other fun tech workshops will be available this summer.
For questions, please call 402.554.2380.