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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?

Open to students entering 9th-12th grades.  


Residential housing and commuter options available

Camp Fee

Camp fee for residential campers is $200 & commuter campers is $150. Financial scholarships are available!

Extracurricular Activities

Enjoy many activities around the UNL campus


Space is limited to 20 campers.

Supervision and Safety

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