2019 Youth Camps
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Aim For the Stars Summer Science and Math Camp
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.
Omaha Baseball offers a skills camp for boys in grades 1-8. The camp has qualified staff who will teach your child valuable skills, regardless of his current skill level. Omaha Baseball also has opportunities for high school boys interested in improving their baseball skills.
For questions, please contact: Brett Swain at firstname.lastname@example.org
Omaha Men’s Basketball offers individual skills and offensive improvement camps for boys in grades 1-8 and a Junior Maverick camp for boys in grades 1-6.
For questions, please contact: Jake Koch, director of Basketball Operations, at email@example.com
Omaha Women’s Basketball offers skills camps for girls in grades 1-6 and an elite camp for girls in grades 8-12.
For information, contact: Emily Wacker, director of Basketball Operations, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Holland Academy of Excellence
The Holland Academy of Excellence will be held June 9-12, 2019 on UNO’s Scott Campus.
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 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). 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.
This year’s camp will include workshops in Robotics, Construction Systems, Computer Programming, and the Stanford School of Design Thinking. Students will be provided room and board at Scott Village for the duration of their stay giving them a taste of college living. Thanks to a generous donation from the Holland Foundation, there is minimal cost attend the academy.
- Applicants must be in grades 9-12
- Nebraska residents
- Not have attended the Holland Academy of Excellence in previous years
In addition to completing the online application, students must also submit a letter of recommendation and high school transcripts. There is a $10 non-refundable application fee.
The deadline to apply and submit your letter of recommendation and transcripts is May 1, 2019.
Students are selected based upon academic achievement, as well as extracurricular involvement in the community and leadership experience. Applicants will be notified by May 15, 2019 if they have been selected to attend.
Grades 9-12, Nebraska residents
GLOBE: International Business and Leadership Camp
Are you curious about other cultures? Do you aspire to become a leader who is comfortable in global settings? Do you wish to explore business as a viable college major or minor?
This camp is for high school students who are interested in having FUN while learning about international business and differences across countries and cultures. You will learn through business games, case analyses, and group discussions, and lectures. One student will win a $250 award on the last day of the camp.
Dates: July 15-18, 2019 (9 A.M. - 1 P.M.)
Lunch: Campers must bring their own lunch
Requirements: Campers must attend all four days to be eligible for the scholarship
Cancellation Policy: Non-refundable $50 fee
For more information, please contact Tej Adidam, Ph.D. at email@example.com.
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 in grades 11 to college freshman 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 Levi Cermak, Assistant Camp Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Omaha Athletics Hiland Dairy Kids Club
Welcome to the Jr. Mavericks Kids Club, presented by Hiland Dairy. Join today and you will receive all of these fun things (and more!):
- Kids Club T-Shirt
- Membership card for entrance into every Mavericks home game, including men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball, and softball (excludes hockey)
- Durango’s Birthday Event
Registration Open for January 2019-May 2019 and August 2019-May 2020!
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.
Omaha Men’s Soccer provides opportunities for skill improvement to boys in grades 9-12 and skill development to boys in grades 5-8.
For questions, please contact Grant Warming, 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.
For questions, contact Tim Walters, Head Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Omaha Softball Winter Academy offers pitching, defensive skills, and hitting.
For more information, please contact Tatum Edwards at email@example.com.
Omaha Swimming offers technique camps (freestyle & backstroke, butterfly & breaststroke, starts, turns, & breakouts) to children in grades 3-12, a 50 meter racing camp to children in grades 3-12, and an elite camp to girls in grades 10-12.
Grades for Swimming
For questions, contact Todd Samland, Head Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Techademy aims to show students at an early age the fun in IT. Students have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, while learning new concepts, tools, and skills.
For questions, contact Angela McGraw, Camp Director at 402.554.5909.