Featured Camps

All camps are held at Chalco Hills Recreation Area, 154th & Giles Road, Omaha, NE

Backyard Explorers Camp

Backyard Explorers is a camp held for Pre-K, ages 4-5. This camp focuses on water, plants, animals, and play. Children will receive a small snack. Please let us know about allergies in advance of camp. Exact pick-up and drop-off locations and additional information will be e-mailed in a confirmation letter closer to the date of camp. Camp activities will be led by natural resource experts and licensed teachers. The cost for each camper is $85 for the 1 week session. 9am – 12pm June 5 – 9, 2017.

Discovering Nature Camp -Full for 2017

Discovering Nature is a camp held for children ages 6-8 years old. The camp focuses on exploring senses, gardening, wildlife, exploration, and camping. Campers are asked to bring a sack lunch with them 4 of the 5 days, and to wear play clothes as they will be running, jumping, and exploring.  For one day, kids will be cooking their own lunch in Dutch ovens. Please advise us of any allergies prior to camp. Additional information, including Dutch oven cooking day, will be e-mailed in a confirmation letter closer to the date of camp. Camp activities will be led by natural resource experts and licensed teachers. The cost for each camper is $100 for the 1 week session, 9am-2pm.   June 19 – 23, 2017.

Girls Adventure Camp -Full for 2017

This camp is for girls, ages 9-14 years old. The camp focuses on land, water, native flora/fauna, and skill exploration. Girls are asked to bring their lunch 2 of the 3 days of camp.  For one of the 3 days, girls will be cooking their own lunch in Dutch ovens. During the water exploration, girls will have the opportunity to canoe, and spend some time IN the water. Please advise us of any allergies prior to camp. Additional information, including Dutch oven cooking day, will be e-mailed in a confirmation letter closer to the date of camp.  Camp activities will be led by natural resource experts and licensed teachers. The cost for each camper is $95 for the 3-day session. 9am – 3pm July 26 – 28, 2017.

Boys Challenge Camp -Full for 2017

Challenge camp is for boys, ages 9-14 years old. This camp focuses on team building, water exploration, native flora/fauna, and outdoor skills. Boys are asked to bring their lunch 2 of the 3 days of camp.  For one of the 3 days, boys will be cooking their own lunch in Dutch ovens.  During the water exploration, boys will have the opportunity to canoe, and spend some time IN the water. Please advise us of any allergies prior to camp. Additional information will be e-mailed in a confirmation letter closer to the date of camp. Camp activities will be led by natural resource experts and licensed teachers. The cost for each camper is $95 for the 3-day session. 9am – 3pm July 17 – 19, 2017.

How to Register

To register for Camp, complete a Camp Registration Form and mail, or deliver the form along with the required enrollment fee (Credit Cards are not accepted).

Registration will be open February 1 – 28.  Following open registration, campers will be selected via random drawing.  Campers will be notified the first week of March of their camp status.  All checks and registrations of those not able to attend in 2016 will be returned via US Mail the first week of March. Registration will remain open in those camps that have not filled by February 28th until the camp is filled.

2017 Camp Registration Form

Cancellation Policy

A $20 administrative fee per camp is charged on cancellations, with the balance returned to you. Cancellations received within five working days of the session will receive no refund.

Our End – Cancellation Policy

If we must cancel a camp due to low enrollment, you will receive a full refund.

For questions regarding camp enrollment, please contact

Christine Jacobsen
at cjacobsen@papionrd.org
or 402-444-6222

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