Biodiversity and Field Science

Cedar Point Biological Station, Ogallala

June 18-24, 2017

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Cedar Point Biological Station

Cedar Point Campus

This camp is intended for high school students to explore and develop an understanding of biodiversity. Cedar Point Biological Station (CPBS) is the University of Nebraska teaching and research field facility in western Nebraska, 10 miles north of the town of Ogallala. It is located at the west end of Lake McConaughy, a 25 mile long man-made lake. The field station is in the heart of the western high plains near the juncture of tall grass and short grass prairie and on the southern edge of the Sandhills. CPBS has comfortable housing and dining facilities, an air conditioned library and two classrooms.

NOTE: Depending on enrollment, a shuttle service from Lincoln to Ogallala may be provided and, pick up/drop off points along the I-80 corridor may be arranged.

Summer Camps: Essential Information

Who's Eligible?

Camp is open to current 9th-11th grade students.  

Residents

Stay in campus housing. Check in is Sunday late afternoon. Check out is either Saturday AM. 

Camp Fee

The camp fee for this camp is $300.  The commuter fee is $250
Scholarships available!

Extracurriculars

Enjoy field trips, canoeing, fishing, and hiking. Make smores by the fire and be amazed by the view of the stars.

Applications and teacher recommendations are due 05/01/16

Register quick!  Space is limited to 16 campers.

Supervision and Safety

Minimum of 1:12 teacher/counselor to student ratio. Certified teachers and experienced, trained counselors.

Check back for 2018 camp information!