Biodiversity and Field Science

Cedar Point Biological Station; Ogallala, NE

June 7-13, 2020


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.

For more about CPBS visit

Summer Camps: Essential Information

Who's Eligible?

Camp is open to current 9th-12th grade students.  


Residential housing and commuter options available


Cedar Point Biological Station is not a traditional campus and living accommodations are very rustic compared to college dorms. Students will be staying in cabins.

Camp Fee

Fee for this camp is $250.  


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


Space is limited to 16 campers.

Supervision and Safety

Minimum of 1:10 teacher/counselor to student ratio. Certified teachers and experienced, trained counselors.

Camp Schedule

Campers check in on Sunday 1:00-5:00PM (Mountain Daylight Time). Campers check-out Saturday between 9:00AM-12:00PM (Mountain Daylight Time).