Two Day Camps

Day Camps


















Please bring a sack lunch each day.  Cost is $100.00 per child (*unless otherwise noted). Two-day camps are from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Prices reflect member discount.

To register for summer day camps, please call (402) 738-2092 or click here.


Myth-busters – Spiders, snakes and bats, oh my!  Often we fear what we don’t understand.  Have a blast uncovering the truth behind these animals, and by the end you’ll think these misunderstood creatures are truly amazing!
    5-7    May 28-29               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    8-12    May 28-29                      9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Photography at the Zoo – Enjoy taking pictures?  What better place than Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium! You provide the digital camera and we will provide you with the help of a professional nature photographer.  Please bring a digital camera each day.  This day camp is only offered for children ages 8-12.
    8-12    June 1-2               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    8-12    June 8-9               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Expedition Madagascar – Pack your bags, we’re traveling to Madagascar!  Well, at least our exhibit at Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium!  Encounter rare creatures, explore the local culture, and discover what you can do to help protect the habitat and animals.
    5-7    June 16-17               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Expedition Madagascar
– Pack your bags, we’re traveling to Madagascar!  Well, at least our exhibit at Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium.  Encounter rare creatures, explore the local culture, and discover what you can do to help protect the habitat and animals.  Includes an overnight on Friday in the Expedition Madagascar building.  Dinner and continental breakfast provided during the sleepover.  One parent is included in the cost and is required to attend overnight.  Cost per child: $135 ($140, non-members). This day camp is only offered for children ages 8-12.
    8-12    June 18-19        Thu.  9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.   
                                       Fri. 9 a.m.-Sat., 9 a.m.

Creatures of the Night – Every evening when the sun sets, the nocturnal animals wake up! Join us as we learn how these darkness dwelling animals live without sunshine.
    5-7    June 18-19               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    8-12  June 16-17               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Desert Adventure – Can you survive a month without water? A roadrunner can! Come investigate how desert animals withstand their extreme habitat and learn about their amazing survival skills.
    5-7    June 29-30               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    8-12   July 1-2                   9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Out of Africa – Grab your passport and get ready to explore!  We’ll travel to Africa without even leaving the Zoo!  Learn about elephants, ostriches, lions, giraffes and more.  Discover different cultures and traditions as well through art, stories and songs. 
    5-7    July 1-2        9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
    8-12    June 29-30        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Herp, Herp, Hooray!
– Did you know that scientists who study reptiles and amphibians are called herpetologists?  Become a herpetologist for the day and explore snakes, lizards, frogs, and more!
    5-7    July 7-8        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    8-12    July 9-10        9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Ocean Commotion – Dive in and explore the depths of the ocean!  Encounter mysterious creatures, extreme waves, underwater volcanoes, and discover what you can do to protect the deep blue sea!
    5-7    July 9-10               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    8-12    July 7-8               9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.