Camp News

Christmas Pottery Painting!

Want to make creative & meaningful Christmas gifts this year?Book a time slot to come paint pottery at Camp Sonshine!In lieu of gathering during the Christmas season this year, we are excited to be offering private times to come out to Camp Sonshine to connect and...

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Meet Our Team! – Fall Staff Updates

New Position for Founding Director Trisha Keiser "I love Jesus, people, and Camp Sonshine, so I’m extremely excited to move to a new position - Connections Director - in helping connect people to the ministry of Camp Sonshine!  People need genuine connection and our...

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Resources For Families

At Your Service In light of so many caregivers being thrust into the homeschooling world, we’d like to share with you some ideas for those times and activities to do with your kids. One of the guiding values at Camp Sonshine is to provide experiences where...

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Camp Sonshine Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

UPDATE: July 18, 2020 Adjusted Policy For New City Health Directives Camp Sonshine continues to provide an atmosphere where campers find a place to belong and become who they were created to be. In the midst of a rapidly changing environment, we remain committed to...

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Summer Registration Opens February 1!

2020 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1!Here is a glimpse at all the programs we’ll be offering for both Camp Sonshine Day Camps and Camp Solaris Overnight Camps! CAMP SONSHINEDay Camp Programs We will be offering...

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Black Friday 2019

BUY ONE CAMP GIFT CERTIFICATEGET ONE ITEM FREE! As you think of what gifts to buy for family and friends, give them the gift of fun in the sun at Camp Sonshine! When you buy a gift certificate before December 31, get a free item from...

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Year Round Program Guide 2019 – 2020

The school year is upon us and we are so excited for another season of programs and events while we gear up for another summer! Check out some of the things going on with Camp Sonshine this 2019 - 2020 year round season! Hang TimeEvery Other...

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Waldo Photo Service 2019

Waldo Photos - 2 Great Options To Get Your Camper's Photos!FREE GALLERY via Web Browser Wait until the end of your session and we'll send you a link to our online Waldo Gallery! You can find your campers photos among all the photos we take during the...

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Life Change Spotlight: Desko's Story

Desko’s first time as a camper was in 2016 at Camp Solaris. He has since been a Leader in Training at Camp Sonshine and an Assistant Counselor at both camp programs. Also, when he saw a need for campers, he raised enough support to give 60+ bibles to Camp...

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Arbor Day Tree Planting Event – April 27 – Give Now!

LEAVE YOUR MARK ON CAMP SONSHINE!It’s been said that the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. For us, the second best time is April 27th - Arbor Day Weekend!   Part of the long-term strategic site plan is to create outdoor spaces that will support...

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The Ultimate High School Camp Experience

With our popular high school volunteer program and our high school camp program, we are so excited to be offering a place for high school students to belong and grow summer! Here are the highlights of what we have to offer this group of amazing individuals: Assistant...

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

Summer 2019 Registration OPENS FEB 1! Here is a glimpse at all the programs we’ll be offering for both Camp Sonshine and Camp Solaris! <div data-configid="32347914/67252521" style="width:100%; height:500px;"...

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Meet Our 2018 – 2019 Interns!

Allow us to introduce Cody McNulty, who just finished his tenure as intern at Camp Sonshine as a part of his college degree in Youth Ministry at Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana. Here is a word from him about his camp experiences: ...

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Spring Camper Programs

Here, you will find some information about our spring camper programs: Valentine's Kids Night & Spring Break Camp! VALENTINE'S KIDS NIGHT! Date: February 15Cost: $20 Per Camper When: 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm Drop-off & Pick-up whenever is...

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New Year's Eve Overnighter 2018 – 2019

Ringing In The New Year Camp Sonshine Style! December 31 – January 1 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m. Lincoln Berean Youth Complex $30/Camper The fun begins at 7:00pm New Year’s Eve and goes until 10:00am on New Year’s Day! Programs will be available for K – 5th...

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Calendar

  • Hang Time - January 25, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Zion Church PCA, 5511 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68512, USA

  • Summer Camp Registration Opening Day! - February 1, 2021


    Description:

    CAMP SONSHINE DAY CAMP 

    Programs offer campers full-day activities and unforgettable adventures with the convenience of heading home at the end of each day. A late-stay or overnight campout experience is available on Friday night of each session. 

    REGISTER AT CampSonshineMemories.org

    Day Camp Schedule

    • Session 1 - June 7 - 11
    • Session 2 - June 14 - 18
    • Session 3 - June 21 - 25
    • Session 4 - June 28 - July 2
    • Session 5 - July 5 - 9
    • Session 6 - July 12 - 16
    • Session 7 - July 19 - 23
    • Session 8 - July 26 - 30
    • Session 9 - Aug 2 - 6
    • Session 10 - Aug 9 - 13

    Day Camp Programs

    • Explorer, K - 2nd Grade
    • Adventure, 3rd 4th Grade
    • High Adventure, 5th - 6th Grade
    • Leader in Training, 7th - 9th Grade

    CAMP SOLARIS OVERNIGHT CAMP

    Programs provide campers with a vibrant community of belonging as they enjoy a variety of team challenges and personal accomplishments. Camp Solaris, Camp Sonshine’s overnight camp program, features two dorm-style residences, a large multipurpose building and 40 beautiful acres to explore.

    Overnight Camp Schedule

    • Session 1 - June 7 - 10 (Solaris Adventures)
    • Session 2 - June 13 - 18 (Journey/Expedition)
    • Session 3 - June 21 - 24 (Solaris Adventures)
    • Session 4 - June 27 - July 2 (Journey/Expedition)
    • Session 5 - July 5 - 8 (Solaris Adventures)
    • Session 6 - July  11 - 16 (Journey/Expedition)
    • Session 7 - July 19 - 22 (Solaris Adventures)
    • Session 8 - July 25 - 30 (Journey/Expedition)
    • Session 9 - Aug 2 - 5 (Solaris Adventures)
    • Session 10 - Aug 8 - 13 (Journey/Expedition)

    Overnight Camp Programs

    • Solaris Adventures, 3rd - 6th Grade, 3-night program
    • Journey, 5th - 6th Grade, 5-night program
    • Expedition, 7th - 9th Grade, 5-night program

    THE CAMP SONSHINE WAY

    Whatever program you choose, every camper will be a part of a small group led by one of our friendly, well-trained staff who will be engaged and actively involved all day long. We will continue to take necessary steps in order to provide a safe and impactful camp experience this summer!

    REGISTER AT CampSonshineMemories.org


  • Hang Time - February 8, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Zion Church PCA, 5511 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68512, USA

  • Hang Time - February 22, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Zion Church PCA, 5511 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68512, USA

  • Spring Break Camp - March 8, 2021


    Description:

    Sonshine Spring Break Day Camp

    Register for the days that fit your spring break schedule, or register for the entire week of day camp to take advantage of our full week rate.  Enjoy many of your favorite Camp Sonshine activities and get to be among the first to try out some of the new activities! 

    Programs Available
    K – 6th Grade &
    7th – 9th grade (past LITs)

    Times
    Regular Day Camp Times: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
    Morning Extended Camp: 8:00-9:00 a.m. (extra cost)

    Cost
    Full Week: $185,
    Individual Days: $45/day
    Extended Camp: $5/day or $20/week

    What should campers bring?

    • A sack lunch each day.
    • A refillable water bottle,
    • Closed-toe shoes, and appropriate clothes for the weather.
    • The week before Spring Break Camp, we will be emailing you with reminders and parent information!

    In case of inclement weather…

    If needed, we will be hosting portions of Spring Break Camp at Camp Solaris, our overnight camp near Firth, Neb. to take advantage of the ample indoor space when outdoor activities are limited do to the weather.


  • Spring Break Camp - March 8, 2021


    Description:

    Sonshine Spring Break Day Camp

    Register for the days that fit your spring break schedule, or register for the entire week of day camp to take advantage of our full week rate.  Enjoy many of your favorite Camp Sonshine activities and get to be among the first to try out some of the new activities! 

    Programs Available
    K – 6th Grade &
    7th – 9th grade (past LITs)

    Times
    Regular Day Camp Times: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
    Morning Extended Camp: 8:00-9:00 a.m. (extra cost)

    Cost
    Full Week: $185,
    Individual Days: $45/day
    Extended Camp: $5/day or $20/week

    What should campers bring?

    • A sack lunch each day.
    • A refillable water bottle,
    • Closed-toe shoes, and appropriate clothes for the weather.
    • The week before Spring Break Camp, we will be emailing you with reminders and parent information!

    In case of inclement weather…

    If needed, we will be hosting portions of Spring Break Camp at Camp Solaris, our overnight camp near Firth, Neb. to take advantage of the ample indoor space when outdoor activities are limited do to the weather.


  • Spring Break Camp - March 8, 2021


    Description:

    Sonshine Spring Break Day Camp

    Register for the days that fit your spring break schedule, or register for the entire week of day camp to take advantage of our full week rate.  Enjoy many of your favorite Camp Sonshine activities and get to be among the first to try out some of the new activities! 

    Programs Available
    K – 6th Grade &
    7th – 9th grade (past LITs)

    Times
    Regular Day Camp Times: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
    Morning Extended Camp: 8:00-9:00 a.m. (extra cost)

    Cost
    Full Week: $185,
    Individual Days: $45/day
    Extended Camp: $5/day or $20/week

    What should campers bring?

    • A sack lunch each day.
    • A refillable water bottle,
    • Closed-toe shoes, and appropriate clothes for the weather.
    • The week before Spring Break Camp, we will be emailing you with reminders and parent information!

    In case of inclement weather…

    If needed, we will be hosting portions of Spring Break Camp at Camp Solaris, our overnight camp near Firth, Neb. to take advantage of the ample indoor space when outdoor activities are limited do to the weather.


  • Spring Break Camp - March 8, 2021


    Description:

    Sonshine Spring Break Day Camp

    Register for the days that fit your spring break schedule, or register for the entire week of day camp to take advantage of our full week rate.  Enjoy many of your favorite Camp Sonshine activities and get to be among the first to try out some of the new activities! 

    Programs Available
    K – 6th Grade &
    7th – 9th grade (past LITs)

    Times
    Regular Day Camp Times: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
    Morning Extended Camp: 8:00-9:00 a.m. (extra cost)

    Cost
    Full Week: $185,
    Individual Days: $45/day
    Extended Camp: $5/day or $20/week

    What should campers bring?

    • A sack lunch each day.
    • A refillable water bottle,
    • Closed-toe shoes, and appropriate clothes for the weather.
    • The week before Spring Break Camp, we will be emailing you with reminders and parent information!

    In case of inclement weather…

    If needed, we will be hosting portions of Spring Break Camp at Camp Solaris, our overnight camp near Firth, Neb. to take advantage of the ample indoor space when outdoor activities are limited do to the weather.


  • Spring Break Camp - March 8, 2021


    Description:

    Sonshine Spring Break Day Camp

    Register for the days that fit your spring break schedule, or register for the entire week of day camp to take advantage of our full week rate.  Enjoy many of your favorite Camp Sonshine activities and get to be among the first to try out some of the new activities! 

    Programs Available
    K – 6th Grade &
    7th – 9th grade (past LITs)

    Times
    Regular Day Camp Times: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
    Morning Extended Camp: 8:00-9:00 a.m. (extra cost)

    Cost
    Full Week: $185,
    Individual Days: $45/day
    Extended Camp: $5/day or $20/week

    What should campers bring?

    • A sack lunch each day.
    • A refillable water bottle,
    • Closed-toe shoes, and appropriate clothes for the weather.
    • The week before Spring Break Camp, we will be emailing you with reminders and parent information!

    In case of inclement weather…

    If needed, we will be hosting portions of Spring Break Camp at Camp Solaris, our overnight camp near Firth, Neb. to take advantage of the ample indoor space when outdoor activities are limited do to the weather.


  • Hang Time - March 22, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Camp Sonshine - Nebraska, 13440 S 25th St, Roca, NE 68430, USA

  • Spring One-Day Camp - March 25, 2021


    Description:

    Cost: $30/camper/day
    Where: Camp Sonshine (13440 S 25th St. Roca, NE)
    Who: K - 6th Grade, Leader in Training Program for 7th - 9th Grade
    Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

    Looking for some meaningful enrichment opportunities this school year that your child will not only enjoy but remember forever?  

    Join with other homeschool families from Lincoln and the surrounding communities for a variety of outdoor adventures.  This kid-only event will provide plenty of activities to keep kids active and engaged while also providing meaningful social connections and interactions. All activities will be well supervised and are planned to take place outside while maintaining appropriate distance between groups.  We look forward to connecting and growing with your student!

    Register online at CampSonshineMemories.org


  • Hang Time - April 5, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Camp Sonshine - Nebraska, 13440 S 25th St, Roca, NE 68430, USA

  • Spring One-Day Camp - April 8, 2021


    Description:

    Cost: $30/camper/day
    Where: Camp Sonshine (13440 S 25th St. Roca, NE)
    Who: K - 6th Grade, Leader in Training Program for 7th - 9th Grade
    Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

    Looking for some meaningful enrichment opportunities this school year that your child will not only enjoy but remember forever?  

    Join with other homeschool families from Lincoln and the surrounding communities for a variety of outdoor adventures.  This kid-only event will provide plenty of activities to keep kids active and engaged while also providing meaningful social connections and interactions. All activities will be well supervised and are planned to take place outside while maintaining appropriate distance between groups.  We look forward to connecting and growing with your student!

    Register online at CampSonshineMemories.org


  • Hang Time - April 19, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Camp Sonshine - Nebraska, 13440 S 25th St, Roca, NE 68430, USA

  • Spring One-Day Camp - April 22, 2021


    Description:

    Cost: $30/camper/day
    Where: Camp Sonshine (13440 S 25th St. Roca, NE)
    Who: K - 6th Grade, Leader in Training Program for 7th - 9th Grade
    Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

    Looking for some meaningful enrichment opportunities this school year that your child will not only enjoy but remember forever?  

    Join with other homeschool families from Lincoln and the surrounding communities for a variety of outdoor adventures.  This kid-only event will provide plenty of activities to keep kids active and engaged while also providing meaningful social connections and interactions. All activities will be well supervised and are planned to take place outside while maintaining appropriate distance between groups.  We look forward to connecting and growing with your student!

    Register online at CampSonshineMemories.org


  • Hang Time - May 3, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Camp Sonshine - Nebraska, 13440 S 25th St, Roca, NE 68430, USA

  • Camp Sonshine Open House - May 8, 2021
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Camp Sonshine - Nebraska, 13440 S 25th St, Roca, NE 68430, USA

  • Hang Time - May 17, 2021
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm

    Location: Camp Sonshine - Nebraska, 13440 S 25th St, Roca, NE 68430, USA

  • Session 2 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - June 13, 2021


  • Session 4 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - June 27, 2021


  • Session 6 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - July 11, 2021


  • Session 8 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - July 25, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - August 8, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - August 8, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Sonshine Day Camp - August 9, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - August 8, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Sonshine Day Camp - August 9, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - August 8, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Sonshine Day Camp - August 9, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - August 8, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Sonshine Day Camp - August 9, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Solaris - Journey & Expedition - August 8, 2021


  • Session 10 - Camp Sonshine Day Camp - August 9, 2021