Mav Kids Youth Program

Mav Kids offers a variety of youth-targeted programs, 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. 

Mav Kids Summer Day Camp 2018

Exploring the Dimensions of Wellness

June 4 - July 27, 2018
Registration begins Monday, February 12.
Learn more.

Mav Kids Summer Day Camp is a recreational day camp offering seven separate, one-week sessions that provide educational theme-based instruction allowing social interaction of campers with each other and the UNO community. The mission is to provide unique camping experiences within the safety of the UNO campus community, to develop and maintain respect for people, places and objects by developing youth leadership skills, to develop the ability to achieve goals through hands-on learning, communication and team-building activities, and to explore new frontiers.

UNO Student or Campus Rec Member




  • A $40 deposit is required.

  • Deposits are non-refundable and are applied to the total cost of the session(s).

  • Campus Rec member must hold membership while child is attending camp.

Mini Mav Kids

Session I

Saturdays from February 24 to March 31, 2018
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. | 126 H&K, MAC court

Session II

Wednesdays from February 28 to April 4, 2018
9:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. | Center Street Dome

Start Smart is a six-week instructional program that helps parents work one-on-one with their children, ages 3 to 5, teaching them the basics of throwing, catching, kicking, and batting. Parents must attend and participate with their child.

Student/Member: $45 | Non-member: $55
Sign up for Mini Mav Kids

Family Rock Climbing

February 18, 2018
3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. | H&K Climbing Wall

Family members 14 years of age and older will participate in the belay class while younger attendees, ages 5 and older, will hang out with our Mav Kids staff until the full group is ready to climb. 

Cost is per family so only one per family needs to register.

Student/Member: $15 | Non-member: $25
Sign up for Mav Kids Rock Climbing Nights

Red Cross Babysitting Class

April 13, 2018
:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. | H&K Building

Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this course will prepare students to be better babysitters.  Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors.  Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business.  This course will provide a certification in basic babysitter training and will include a certification in pediatric CPR/first aid.

Register by April 1, 2018

Student/Member: $80 | Non-member: $90
Sign up for Babysitting Class

Three kids posing arm and arm

Lisa Medina
Assistant Director of Youth & Instructional Programs

6001 Dodge Street
104K H&K
Omaha, NE 68182