One Day Camps

Day Camps 


















Please bring a sack lunch. Cost is $55.00 per child (member rate). One-day camps are from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).

To register for summer day camps, click here. Please call (402) 738-2092 with questions.

Attention Parents: Please download this informational packet to answer important questions about day camps.

Sharks – Get up close and personal with the top predator in the sea!  Explore amazing adaptations and separate shark facts from fiction. 
5-7    June 5                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7    June 8                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7    July 24                9 a.m.-3:30p.m.
8-12    May 27              9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    June 3               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full

Feeding Frenzy – It’s feeding time at Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium!  Did you know that each year the Zoo goes through about 72,000 pounds of apples, 33,000 heads of lettuce, 66,000 hard-boiled eggs, and much, much more!  Explore the special diets of animals at the Zoo!

5-7      June 3                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    June 4                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Great to Be a Primate – Monkey around while learning at the same time!  Discover the differences between monkeys, apes and other primates, observe behavior, and learn how to protect them from extinction.
  
5-7      June 4                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    June 5                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full

Wild Wings – Bees, birds, bats and more! Join us as we study the different adaptations that allow animals to soar through the skies.

5-7    June 15        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
8-12    June 15        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Art Safari - Explore animals from an artistic point of view and create masterpieces to take home! 

5-7     July 6     9 a.m.-3:30p.m.
8-12   July 6     9 a.m.-3:30p.m. Full

Big Cats – Join the lion’s pride and learn about tigers, leopards, cheetahs and other felines at the Zoo.  Pounce on this opportunity before it fills up!
     
5-7      July 13            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7      July 27            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7      July 29            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

8-12    July 14             9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 15            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 28            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Just Chillin’ – Dive into the exciting world of penguins in this fun packed day of learning!  Chill out with us for discussions, experiments, tours, crafts and more.

5-7    July 14            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7    July 15            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
8-12    July 13            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 27            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full

OH Baby! – Joeys, foals, chicks, hatchlings – join us as we learn about animal babies!  Take a closer look at some of the Zoo’s cutest, new additions and discover how they are cared for.  This day camp is only offered for children ages 5-7.

5-7    July 17         9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7    July 24         9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
5-7    July 28         9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full

Junior Zookeeper – So you think you want to be a zookeeper?  Join us for this exciting camp where we will discover what it takes to be in this field.  Students will learn about animal nutrition, veterinary care, enrichment and cleaning in specific areas.  Students will not have direct contact with animals.  This day camp is only offered for children ages 8-12.

8-12    July 16        Jungle                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 23        Jungle                9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 16        Desert Dome            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 23        Desert Dome            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 17        Aquarium            9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 24        Aquarium             9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full

Jr. Vet – So you think you want to be a veterinarian?  Join us for this exciting camp where we will discover what it takes to be in this rewarding and challenging field.  Learn how to identify symptoms of sick animals, conduct exams, learn how to suture and give injections using fruit, look at x-rays, and more!  Students will not have direct contact with animals.  This day camp is only offered for children ages 8-12.

8-12    July 29        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full
8-12    July 30        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Full