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University of Nebraska - Lincoln


University of Nebraska - Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (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.

This camp will be hosted by Dr. Karin van Dijk from the Department of Biochemistry.

UNL 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.