Life Underground:  The Unseen Power of Microbes

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

This camp will be hosted by Dr. Karin van Dijk from the Department of Biochemistry at University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).

UNL, founded 144 years ago, is a major educational institution known worldwide for quality of research and teaching. More than 20,000 undergraduates and more than 5,000 graduates study at UNL each year.

The Lincoln campus includes both a City Campus and an East Campus; this camp will primarily be held at the Beadle Center.  

Summer Camps: Essential Information

Who's Eligible?

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


Residential housing and commuter options available

Camp Fee

The camp fee for overnight campers is $200.  The camp fee for commuter campers is $150. Scholarships are available!

Extracurricular Activities

Enjoy many activities around the UNL campus


Space is limited to 16 campers.

Supervision and Safety

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

Daily Camp Schedule

Sunday check in 5:00-6:00PM. Wednesday check-out at 5:00PM. 

Commuters schedule 8:45AM-4:30PM at Beadle Center. Lunch provided.