2018 Youth Camps
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Aim For the Stars Summer Science and Math Camp - 20th Year
For the past 20 summers, Aim for the Stars has been the premier hands-on informal science and math oriented summer camp in the Omaha metro area. The camp aims to ignite the inner scientist in all who come to camp. The camp is know for its staff’s knowledge and enthusiasm for the subjects they teach that will inspire your child’s desire to learn about the world around them.
For questions, please call Connie O'Brien, Camp Director at 402.554.4999.
To learn more about this camp, and to watch a short video about what our campers are doing, read our latest Maverick Minute.
UNO Baseball offers a skills camp for children in grades 1-8. The camp has qualified staff who will teach your child valuable skills, regardless of his current skill level.
For questions, contact Rachael Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Three upcoming Prospect Showcases for grades 9-12.
For questions, please contact: Brett Swain at email@example.com
UNO's men's basketball offers individual skills camps for children in grades 1-8, an offensive improvement camp (grades 1-8) and a junior Maverick camp for grades 1-6. The camp has qualified staff that have acquired coaching experience from high school, Division I, and the professional level.
For questions, please contact: Jake Koch, director of Basketball Operations, at firstname.lastname@example.org
UNO's women's basketball offers skills camps for elementary aged children and position camps for middle school and high school students. The camp has qualified staff that have acquired coaching experience from high school, Division I, II, and III, as well as professional, and WNBA levels. The coach-to-camper ratio is approximately 1:8.
For information, contactcontact: Emily Wacker, director of Basketball Operations, at email@example.com
CodeCrush Summer Summit
Maybe you're a girl in high school, who's really interested in technology. Or perhaps you're working in IT and want to learn more about how to diversify the workforce. Or, maybe you're an educator and want to know how you can encourage more girls to pursue IT. We're bringing together the energetic community that is fighting to diversify the IT workforce, and celebrate each other. We're bringing in national speakers, local heroes and a big community of people who all are working towards making technology.
Adults: Teachers, IS&T Community, CodeCrush Community
For questions, please contact Amanda Rucker, Camp Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criss Library Media Workshop Series
Experiment with technology in the Creative Production Lab Workshop Series at the UNO Criss Library. High school students will learn the basics of video, photography, laser cutting, 3D printing, and more in a state-of-the-art facility. These workshops are perfect for students looking to explore their creative side or gain more knowledge about their interests.
For questions, contact the Creative Production Lab at email@example.com or 402.554.2542.
UNO’s Dance Team is hosting the 2nd Annual 1 Day Team Camp. Registration is team-based; please check with your coach. Cost per individual is $35.
For questions, contact Mo Marmesh, Head Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Holland Academy of Excellence
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 led workshops in our state-of-the-art labs. Thanks to a generous donation from the Holland Foundation, there is minimal cost attend the academy.
High school students are selected based upon academic achievement, as well as extracurricular involvement in the community and leadership experience.
Please contact Leah Ellis, Camp Director at 402.554.2158.
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
UNO Campus Recreation offers a variety of youth-targeted programing open to children of UNO students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the general public. Join us for some Mav-Rec fun!
For questions, contact Lisa Medina, Camp Director, 402.554.2539.
Maverick Investment Camp
Young adults between the ages of 16-19 are invited to attend this three-day camp to learn more about investing from professors and local business leaders. Students will participate in a stock market competition, tour a Fortune 500 company, meet current students in the UNO Maverick Investment Program, and much more. The camp meets from 9 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. each day for three consecutive days (M-T-W) in June.
Light breakfasts and full lunches provided. There is no overnight stay and campers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp. The total cost for the entire three-day camp is $25 and is limited to 25 campers.
Grades 11-college freshmen
Maverick Young Entrepreneur Bootcamp
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
For more information, contact Rachael Jensen at email@example.com
Omaha Junior Wheelchair Basketball Camp
The Adaptive Sports Program introduces student athletes to the game of wheelchair basketball through a competitive environment. Open to all males and females with a permanent disability to a lower extremity.
For more information, contact Mike Kult, Camp Director, at 402.554.2539 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For athletes looking for more advanced instruction, College ID Camp will include instruction in areas that include technical ability, tactical awareness, decision-making, and preparing appropriately for a college training environment.
For questions, please contact Nate Baker, assistant coach, at email@example.com
Omaha Women's Soccer offers campers grades 1-7 an opportunity to learn drills and skills. They also offer a camp for grades 9-12 to experience soccer at a collegiate level.
The camps have qualified staff comprised of those who have acquired coaching experience from club, high school, and Division I levels.
Grades 1-7 and 9-12
For questions, contact Tim Walters, Head Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNO Swimming offers a racing camp (May-June), drills and skills camp (July), and an elite high school camp (August). The camps have qualified staff comprised of college coaches, high school coaches, former players, and current collegiate players.
Grades for Swimming
For questions, contact Todd Samland, Head Coach, at email@example.com.
The College of Information Science & 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, contact Angela McGraw, Camp Director at 402.554.5909.
UNO Volleyball offers skills camps for elementary aged children and advanced camps for middle school and high school. The camps have qualified staff comprised of college coaches, high school coaches, former players, and current collegiate players. The coach-to-camper ratio is approximately 1:8.
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