Mav Kids Youth Program

Mav Kids offers a variety of youth targeted programing open to children of UNO students, faculty and staff, alumni and the general public. The goal of Mav Kids is to provide a safe and fun environment where children can learn, build relationship skills, and become active. 

Upcoming Events & Activites

Mini Mav Kids Sport Development

Saturdays, Feb. 7 - Mar. 15
9:30 am - 10:30 am
HPER Building, MAC Court

Start Smart is a six-week instructional program that helps parents work one-on-one with their children while teaching them the basics of sports: throwing, catching, kicking and batting. The program helps prepare children for organized youth sports by using safe and fun equipment to teach them the basic motor skills needed to compete.

Registration Form

UNO Student or Campus Rec Member  $45
Non-Member     $55
Kids Climb Rock Wall Night

Kids ages 6-12 will get introduced to the exciting and challenging activity of rock climbing on UNO's state of the art climbing wall. They will learn basic motor skills involved with climbing, develop confidence, teamwork, communication, and the ability to solve problems.

Friday, January 30
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UNO Climbing Wall, HPER 124
Ages: 6-12

Registration Form

UNO Student or Campus Rec Member  $15
Non-Member $20
Nature Day

Nature is a key ingredient in helping children to be curious, confident, and knowledgeable. mav Kids Nature Day will explore nature at Hummel Park through a number of activities including hiking, archery, games, and much more.

Friday, April 24
Hummel Park Nature Center
3303 Hummel Rd., Omaha, NE 68112
Ages: 6-12

Registration Form

UNO Student or Campus Rec Member  $40
Non-Member $50

Questions on any upcoming events and activities? Contact Kimber Methvin at 402.554.3257 or

Summer Camp

Registration begins Monday, February 16 @ 6:00 am

Mav Kids summer day camp is a recreational camp and our basic activities are recreation in nature. Our campers rotate through various physical activities including swimming, rock climbing and gym games. We round out our days with arts & crafts and special interest sessions based on our themes. We always include a field trip each week. Parents will be notified in advance of our fieldtrip destinations.

Camp consists of seven separate one-week sessions that start on June 1, 2015 and continue through July 24, 2015. Each week is programmed around a particular theme for that week and includes field trips, presentations, art projects, and classroom sessions. Campers will also participate in a variety of physical activities ina  high energy, yet non-competitive environment.

For children entering 1st grade through age 12
* Must have completed Kindergarten to be eligible

Weekdays in June/July, 2015.
* No Session week of Independence Day

Camp Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm


UNO Student or Campus Rec Member  $140/Week
Non-Member $160/Week

Enrollment Limits: 84 total campers - There are 64 opennings for children who will be going into first grade through age 8 and 20 opennings for children ages 9-12. 


Session 1 June 1 - 5
Session 2 June 8 - 12
Session 3 June 15 - 19
Session 4 June 22 - 26
Session 5 July 6 - 10
Session 6 July 13 - 17
Session 7 July 20 - 24

Questions about summer camp? Contact Lisa Medina at 402.554. 2859 or

Three kids posing arm and arm

Lisa Medina
Assistant Director of Youth & Instructional Programs

6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182