Camp News

Giving Tuesday – Nov. 27, 2018

Camp Sonshine strives to create a unique environment where families can experience the love of God through innovative programs, fun activities, and genuine relationships. Please join us in furthering the mission of "Making Memories, Changing Lives" for...

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Winter Programs and Events

New Year's Eve Overnighter Ring 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...

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Family Climb Days October 13 – 14

In Spring 2017, Camp Solaris became the first in Nebraska to construct a one-of-a-kind Aerial Park. Explore & Conquer the Aerial Park! FAMILY CLIMB DAYS Come visit Camp Sonshine’s overnight site Camp Solaris and climb on the Sky Park, a 30-foot-tall...

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Grandparent Camp – Sunday, Sept. 9!

National Grandparent Day - Sunday, September 9 In honor of National Grandparent Day, we will be hosting Grandparent Camp! This fun-filled afternoon involves a variety of activities and experiences designed to bring grandkids and grandparents closer as they...

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Session 10 – Summer’s Last Hurrah!

As summer starts to come to a close, we want to invite our camp family back for Session 10 - the last session of the summer! We'll be offering Regular Day Camp, Soccer Day Camp, and High School Camp! In addition, we have a special Teacher Appreciation...

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Waldo Photo Service

Waldo Photos Facial Recognition Service - Day Camp Cost: $10 This summer, we’re excited to let you know about a new photo delivery service for our day campers where you can get all your camper’s pics delivered straight to your phone! This service, powered...

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Spring Newsletter 2018

As we look to the coming of summer, we are excited about the possibility of powerful moments, unforgettable memories and exciting milestones! However, we've got a lot of preparations before summer can come. Take a look below to catch a glimpse of what we...

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The Ultimate High School Summer Experience

With our popular volunteer program and our NEW 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 Counselor Serve,...

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Summer 2018 Registration Now Open!

Summer 2018 Registration is NOW OPEN! Here is a glimpse at all the programs we’ll be offering for both Camp Sonshine and Camp Solaris! <div data-configid="32347914/57746122" style="width:100%; height:600px;"...

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Spring Break 2018 Registration Now Open!

As we slowly make our way towards summer, what better way to "warm up" than to sign up to attend Camp Sonshine's Spring Break Camp! We are excited to, AGAIN, be offering a variety of Day and Overnight Camp programs for families to choose from this year! Ultimate...

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End of Year Report 2017

In 2017, Camp Sonshine continued to be a place where campers could truly say "I Belong." This was our summer focus last year, but it continues to be our goal to provide a place where children, teens and their families have a sense of belonging. This past year was...

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The Power of Camp

Camp isn’t just fun and games - it has the power of transform lives. Camps all over the world provide campers the opportunity for growth and development by creating spaces to build relationships, adventure and explore nature, and see their own lives changed. Camp...

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Give to Life Changing Impact

YOUR GIFTS CHANGING LIVES, THROUGH THE STORM Growing Through Life's Storms: Sit down with any group of campers or counselors from Camp Sonshine while they are sharing some of their favorite camp memories and you’re bound to hear them talk about assembly. Assembly is...

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Winter Camp Programs & Events

Christmas Open House December 17 Come to The Barn to make gingerbread houses, sing Christmas carols, and spend time with the Camp Sonshine community - other camp families and our awesome staff. This is also a great opportunity to bring friends and family who want more...

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Fall Family Climb Days

Come visit Camp Sonshine’s overnight site Camp Solaris and climb on the Sky Park, a 30-foot-tall aerial park complete with twelve obstacles and a zipline! Buy your tickets and to save your spot to climb! What to Expect: Dates: Oct 1 & 8 Cost: $25/climber Time...

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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