2017 Youth Camps
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Academy of Sustainable Environments and Renewable Energy
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
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.
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.
UNO's Women's Basketball offers skills camps for elementary age children and position camps for middle school and high school. 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.
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.
Sound like you? Then, the Summit was made just for you.
CodeCrush is excited to invite you to our annual Summer Summit. 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. An extension of our Immersion Experience, we welcome everyone who’s interested in registering for this day and a half event.
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 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.
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 and staff, alumni and the general public. Join us for some Mav-Rec fun!
For questions, please call 402.554.2539.
Maverick Investment Camp
Prospective UNO freshmen of any major are invited to attend this day camp to learn more about investing from professors and local business leaders. Students participate in a stock market competition with a chance to win a UNO scholarship, meet current students in the Maverick Investment Program who are managing over $1.5 million in assets, and much more. The camp costs $25 and is limited to 25 students.
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
Nebraska Shakespeare: Camp Shakespeare
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 camp is open to players entering grades 9-12. The event is an excellent opportunity to be trained by the Omaha women's soccer coaching staff while being on campus to experience the feel of a collegiate campus.
The camp gives each participant a chance to see and feel what it is like to train in a Division I collegiate setting; and has qualified staff comprised of those who have acquired coaching experience from club, high school and Division I levels.
Omaha Softball's team camp is open to any, and all Nebraska High School Softball teams. This camp provides the opportunity for these teams to receive instruction from the Omaha Softball staff while preparing for the upcoming season. A current or former Omaha Softball Student-Athlete will manage each team while the Omaha Softball coaching staff will be on the field to provide in-game instruction and feedback. Current High-School coaches will prepare a lineup for each game but are not allowed to coach or instruct during games.
Summer Media Camp at Criss Library
Students will learn the basics of video, photography, laser cutting, 3D printing, virtual reality, and more in our state-of-the-art Creative Production Lab.
The camp is a perfect fit for those looking to explore multimedia or advance their skills, and is open to high school students, grades 9-12 as of Fall 2017.
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 to college coaches, high school coaches, former players and current collegiate players.
Residential Camper and Commuter Camper options are available.
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.
UNO Volleyball offers skills camps for elementary age children and advanced camps for middle school and high school. The camps have qualified staff comprised to college coaches, high school coaches, former players and current collegiate players. The coach-to-camper ratio is approximately 1:8.
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