Bright Lights

Bright Lights is a nonprofit organization that takes learning beyond the classroom by providing youth with unique, motivating, hands-on learning opportunities.


Our Impact

  • Students Registered


  • Classes/Camps Offered


  • Scholarships Awarded


  • Teachers


Looking for a stocking stuffer for the holidays? Bright Lights gift certificates are the perfect idea!

#GivingTuesday--the annual day of philanthropy that falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Tuesday, Nov. 29. Celebrate #GivingTuesday with a gift to Bright Lights!

Bright Lights is thankful for the 192 Classroom Assistants that volunteered over 5,500 hours during our summer program. Their commitment helps support the teachers, ensures student success and provides a rewarding experience that makes a difference in the classroom. Applications will be accepted starting March 8. Plan your summer now!

Clay Expressions class

Thank you, donors!

Bright Lights diverse, quality, summer learning opportunities are the result of your continued support and dedication to keeping this experience for our community strong! Special thanks to our November donors for your gift of education, including:

Chipotle Mexican Grill | Firespring | #GivingTuesday Donors | James Arthur Vineyards | Steve & Carol Letts 

Lincoln Chamber of Commerce | Olsson Associates | Olsson Family Foundation | Pearle Francis Finigan Foundation 

Rick and Jennifer Thompson | Stauffer’s Café & Pie Shoppe | Union Bank and Trust Company

Whitehead Oil Company | Woods Charitable Fund, Inc.

 We appreciate our 2016/2017 Donors!

If your name has been inadvertently omitted from this list, please accept our apologies along with our sincere thanks for your assistance.

  • Cornhusker Bank
    Cornhusker Bank
  • DuTeau Chevrolet Subaru
    DuTeau Chevrolet Subaru
  • General Excavating
    General Excavating
  • Firespring
  • LI-COR, Inc.
    LI-COR, Inc.
  • Lincoln Financial Management
    Lincoln Financial Management
  • Molex
  • Nebraska Press Association Foundation
    Nebraska Press Association Foundation
  • Olsson Associates
    Olsson Associates
  • Slim Chickens
    Slim Chickens
  • Union Bank
    Union Bank
  • West Gate Bank
    West Gate Bank
  • Whitehead Oil
    Whitehead Oil
  • Woods Charitable Fund
    Woods Charitable Fund
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