Cultural - Social, Educational, Recreational

“Bored, nothing to do?” The following listings offer a variety of social, educational, and recreational activities.

4-H

Offers opportunities for youth in social, education, and recreational activities. Call for information on specific activities. Open to ages 6-19.

 

4-H South Office

Address 501 Olson Dr. Ste. 5
Papillion, NE 68046
Phone (402) 444-7804
Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Website 4hGetGreen.org

 

4-H Main Office

Address 8015 W. Center Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68124
Phone (402) 444-7804

Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Website 4hGetGreen.org

Anti-Defamation League

Services provided include audio/visual, print materials, and speakers available on: issues of prejudice and diversity, hate/extremist groups and individuals, holocaust studies, Judaism, and antisemitism. Positive group relations. No fee.

 

Call for appointment. If no answer, leave message on machine

 

Address 333 S 132nd St
Omaha, NE 68134
Phone (402) 333-1303
Hours Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Website omaha.adl.org

Boys & Girls Clubs Of the Midlands

Offers fine arts, crafts, photography, summer day camp, swimming, and physical education. Minimal yearly membership fee and summertime camp fee.

 

Contact us for locations and additional information.

 

Address 2610 Hamilton Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone (402) 342-1600
Website
www.bgcomaha.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands

Truancy Abatement Program (TAP)

TAP is designed to confront the issue of truancy and juvenile crime in the Metro area by offering youth the opportunity to evaluate their potentially dangerous behavior. 

 

Contact us for locations and more information.

 

Address 2610 Hamilton Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone (402) 342-1600
Website
www.bgcomaha.org

Boys Town National Hotline

The Boys Town National Hotline is a 24 hour, nationwide hotline, providing short-term counseling and crisis intervention to children and families experiencing any type of difficulties in their lives. The hotline can provide referrals to local services in caller’s area. yourlifeyourvoice.org is our website that provides live chats with counselors, texting and email options - offering advice, help and support to youths.

 

24 hour Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
TDD Hotline: 1-800-448-1833 

Business line: 402-498-1883

 

Address 13940 Gutowski Rd
Boys Town, NE 68010
Phone (800) 448-3000
Website
www.yourlifeyourvoice.org

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts for ages 11-17 boys. Career Exploring Program for young men and women, grades 9-12. Fee: $10.

 

Durham Scout Center

Address 12401 West Maple Rd
Omaha, NE 68164
Phone (402) 431-9272
Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Website www.mac-bsa.org

Christ Child Society

Evening gym program for teens and young adults. 

Junior and senior high hours. Tuesday 5-7 PM October-April. 

Evening family activities.

 

Swimming: Monday - Thursday 6-8 PM, April - Nov. at North Center, 2111 Emmet St, Omaha, NE 68110, 402-451-1603

 

Address 1248 S 10th St
Omaha, NE 68108
Phone (402) 342-4566
Hours Monday-Friday 8 AM-5:30 PM
Email
omaha@nationalchristchildsoc.org
Website www.nationalchristchild.org

Community Counseling Clinic

A service provided by the Counseling Dept in the College of Education, UNO that offers confidential counseling services at affordable low costs to the Omaha community. Available service options include: individual, group, marital and family work with children, and couples counseling related to personal, familial, crisis, special concerns/needs, professional, and career/vocational issues. Additional referrals are made available when needed.

 

Call for appointments - Evening and Saturday appointments available.

 

Address Roskens Hall, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Omaha, NE 68132
Phone (402) 554-2727
Hours Monday-Thursday 1 PM-8 PM; Saturday 9 AM-12 PM
Website
coe.unomaha.edu/couns/ccclinic/

Essential Pregnancy Service

Information and referral regarding pregnancy and related problems. Free pregnancy tests, STD screens, ultrasounds, pregnancy counseling and Mother Matters Program that allows you to earn baby/maternity items. Appointments preferred but will take walk-ins for pregnancy test and STD screen. No fees. Confidential. All services are not available at all locations.

 

402-554-1000 (hotline)

 

Benson Office

Address 6220 Maple St
Omaha, NE 68104
Phone (402) 554-1000
Hours Monday 10 AM-3 PM, Tues 2 PM-7 PM, Wednesday & Friday 12 PM-5 PM; Thursday 2 PM-5 PM
Website
www.essentialps.org

 

Maple Village Office

Address 3029 N 93rd St
Omaha, NE 68134
Phone (402) 554-1000
Hours Monday 9 AM-3 PM; Tuesday & Wednesday11 AM-3 PM; Thursday 11 AM-5 PM; Friday 9 AM-1 PM
Website
www.essentialps.org

 

Bellevue Office

Address 908 W Mission Ave
Bellevue, NE 68005
Phone (402) 554-1000
Hours Monday Closed; Tuesday, Wednesday 12 PM-5 PM; Thursday 10 AM-7:30 PM; Friday 10 AM-2 PM; Saturday 10 AM-1 PM
Website
www.essentialps.org

Girls Inc. of Omaha

Offers teen club and sports activities. Minimal annual membership fee.

 

Address 2811 North 45th Street
Omaha, NE 68104
Phone (402) 457-4676
Email
sdunning@girlsincomaha.org
Website girlsincomaha.org

Girl Scouts-Spirit of Nebraska

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. It provides a collection of experiences such as going on exciting trips, exploring the outdoors, earning badges, selling cookies, doing community service projects and more. With the support of committed adult volunteers, activities are girl-led so that each girl’s leadership potential can grow as she discovers, connects and takes action. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

 

Toll Free Number: 800-695-6690

 

Address 2121 S. 44th Street
Omaha, NE 68105
Phone (402) 558-8189

Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Email 
membersupport@girlscoutsnebraska.org
Website Girlscoutsnebraska.org

Ollie Webb Center

Just Friends

Just Friends is a one-on-one peer mentoring and friendship program where a teen with a disability is matched up to a teen without a disability. The pair makes weekly phone or e-mail contact and gets together twice a month to do community activities such as go to a movie, shop, play video games, go out to eat and attend sporting events. There is no fee associated with the Just Friends Program.

Ollie Webb Center, Inc.-Individual And Family Support For People With Disabilities; 

402-346-5220, ext 31; 
402-346-0525-TDD; 

www.olliewebbinc.org or “Like” us on our Facebook page!

 

 

Address 1941 S 42nd St, Suite 122
Omaha, NE 68105
Phone (402) 346-5220
Hours Monday-Friday 9 AM–5 PM
Email
awoodruff@olliewebbinc.org
Website www.olliewebbinc.org

Ruth K. Solomon Girls Center

The Ruth K. Solomon Girls Center is a summer and after-school recreational program that offers tutoring, career education, social skills development and leadership guidance to girls age 5-18 years. Girls may attend every weekday. Activities promote skill development and provide assistance in dealing with the issues that challenge today’s girls and young women. The ultimate aim of the Center is to provide its members with those qualities that enable them to have positive social interactions and relationships. Field trips and activities are offered for recreation, leadership and social skills. Minimal membership fee.

 

Affiliated with Heartland Family Service.

 

Heartland Family Service - North Office

Address 6720 N 30th St
Omaha, NE 68112
Phone (402) 455-1755
Hours School-year hours are 2:30 PM-6:30 PM

Hours Summer hours are 7:30 AM-6:30 PM
Website
Heartlandfamilyservice.org

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