Time for Camp! The Best Summer Camps for Kids in OKC

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OKC Summer Camps

As our community continues to inch back towards “normal”, we can’t wait to start planning for summer! Desperate to make up for lost time, my kiddos want to do ALL. THE. THINGS. this summer. Summer break is the perfect time to try something new or return to an old favorite! Many of these programs have already opened summer enrollment, so right NOW is the best time to think about SUMMER CAMP! Get your kids registered early and give yourself some peace of mind as summer approaches.

Welcome to the 2021 Oklahoma City Summer Camp Guide!

Below we have compiled a resource for you that will appeal to each of your campers with different interests: traditional summer camps, sports camps, theatre camps – even overnight camps. Be sure to check out the featured summer camps at the top of this guide, but don’t miss the drop-down menu at the bottom! We hope this guide provides you with the insight you need to give your family the best summer yet!!

Sam Noble Museum of Natural History

Are you ready for an exciting summer? Join us for exciting new classes and old favorites with Summer Explorers 2021! Experience science first-hand through a variety of discovery-based programs offered at the Sam Noble Museum for children ages 4 to 11 AND for families. All classes are taught by trained staff.

Experience everything the museum has to offer in an action-packed week of fun! Explore our exhibits, enjoy outdoor games and adventures, conduct science experiments and engineering projects, create crafts and make memories. Each day will feature different activities on-site at the museum and outside on museum grounds. Full Day, Half Day, and 2-hour camps are offered for kids ages 5-11. Themes vary from week to week, and your kiddo won’t want to miss a week!

Studio J Performing Arts Center

Join us at Studio J Performing Arts Center for an awesome summer of dance and theatre! Choose from dance camps, theatre camp, or 6-week dance class intensives!

Dance Camps are 3-day dance camps for ages 3-8! Each camp has an exciting theme, and includes dance classes, activities, crafts, movie clips, and more. Choose from several different themed camps, including Frozen Friends, Princess Dance Academy, The Greatest Show, Fairy Tale Ballet Party, Under the Sea Dancing, and Jojo and Bows Hiphop!

Summer Dance Classes are a great way to jump into dance this summer with a 6-week intensive! Our summer session is the perfect way to try out a new type of dance, or build on the skill set your child already has! Choose from a wide variety of classes, from jazz to ballet to acro and more. Classes are available for ages 2 and up.

Theater Camp – Join us for our summer production of “Oliver Jr.” in June! For ages 6-18, the beloved story of Oliver is sure to be a hit! 

2241 NW 178th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73012

Kaleidescape at St. Mary's Episcopal

Summer at St. Mary’s is on the horizon! Join the fun on their 51-acre campus with THREE great camps to choose from this summer!
 
KaleidEscape 
KaleidEscape campers will explore their unique interests within different themes & specialty camps to choose from each week! With everything from art to superheroes, there’s something for every camper to enjoy this summer! $190/session. Ages 3 (must be potty trained) -11 Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Space is limited. 
 
Week 1: June 7-11 “Listen to Your Art”
Week 2: June 14-18 “MVP Zone”
Week 3: June 21-25 “Globe Trotters”
Week 4: June 28-July 2 “Destination Science”
 
Summer Adventures
Campers enjoying Summer Adventures in July will enjoy hands-on activities, grossology in nature, alien-like creatures, hiking, fishing, and much more!  $190/session. Ages 3 (must be potty trained) -12 Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Space is limited. 
 
Session 1: July 12-16
Session 2: July 19-23
Session 3: July 26-30
 
3D Printing & Coding Camp 
Campers will create and code their own programs as well as design and print their very own 3D creations!
July 12-16th. 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For children entering 2nd-6th grade. $200. 

505 E. Covell Road
Edmond, OK 73034

Metro Gymnastics

Every Monday in the summer, Metro Gymnastics hosts one-day instructional gymnastics camps for boys and girls. Your camper will be supervised by Metro’s qualified gymnastics instructors. They make a cool take home craft, burn energy with gymnastics, play games and have an ULTIMATE BLAST! Best of all….they will have the opportunity to work on gymnastics skills in a super fun setting and safe environment! Your kids will be begging you to come back every Monday!

Gymnastic camps are every Monday, beginning June 7th through August 2nd. Camps are available for ages 4 and up from 9-12 pm and for ages 5 and up from 9-3 pm or 12:30-3 pm. Each Monday session has a different exciting theme, from Glow It Up to Driving to Disney! Don’t miss one!

7420 Broadway Extension
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

YMCA Camp Classen

Camp Classen may be a traditional overnight summer camp from the outside looking in, but this isn’t your grandma’s summer camp! Campers will have an adventure that they’ll remember for the rest of their lives. Because at Camp Classen they’ll experience Gaga Ball, tower jumping (Mom, it’s safe, we promise), canoeing, campfires, archery, swimming, hiking, water sports, camp songs and games, safety protocols and so much more! Camping teaches self-reliance, a love for nature and the outdoors, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character and leadership. 

Week-long programs are available for both Summer Day Camp and Overnight Camps! Sessions begin May 30 and run through the end of July. Ages 5 and up. Come for just one week, or all summer long!

10840 Main Camp Road
Davis, OK 73030

Goldfish Swim School

Weekly Jump Start Clinics (JSC) and Technique Clinics (TC) consist of five days of 30-minute swim lessons at the same time each day. JSCs are specially designed for families looking to get their kids water-ready in a hurry. Have a big lake or beach vacation planned? These clinics focus on teaching the fundamentals of water safety and fine-tune your child’s stroke technique. JSCs are so effective, you’ll see one month’s worth of improvement in just one week!

TCs give your swimmer the opportunity to focus on the four major swim strokes – freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. These clinics focus on repetition of drills and skills that support the most important techniques for each stroke. TCs are perfect for swimmers looking to improve times, turns, finishes and overall technique. Ask about our sibling discounts!

10 NW 146th St.
Edmond, OK 73013

Keystone Adventure School & Farm

Summer on the Farm is filled with unique experiences to look forward to each day. Whether it’s outdoor activities, boating, exploring, learning, or playing, your child will want to attend all summer long! For some kids, it’s a week of the Keystone experience, and for others, it’s an entire summer. For all of them, it is a memorable experience packed with fun and joy!

Activities abound throughout the day that offer variety  to keep kids engaged and happy. A careful balance between indoor and outdoor experiences help make this summer enjoyable and safe for all. Your child’s safety is paramount to Keystone, so we provide a 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio (or better) at all times. 

Week-long sessions begin on June 1 and run through July 2, and are available for kiddos entering kindergarten in the fall of 2021 through entering 6th-graders.

19201 N. Western Ave.
Edmond, OK 73012

Phamily Fun & Fitness

Phamily Fun & Fitness

Designed for kids ages 7-15, Summer Ninja Camp makes for a summer to remember!! Train like a ninja and experience different obstacles every day, as well as body weight exercises and games to work on flexibility, speed, and agility. Ninja campers will participate in a contest, have free play, and even create their own action movie sequences! Campers will also be able to play badminton, volleyball, and obstacle tag when weather permits. Indoor obstacle activities always available in case of rain!

Summer Ninja Camp runs from June through the end of July. Each camp is Monday through Thursday, for 3 hours each day. Options vary between 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm. Cost: $175/session if you register before May 31st, $200/session after May 31st. Discounts available for current and former Phamily Fun Fitness members, as well as a sibling discount!

14424 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Edmond, OK 73013

Breakthrough Basketball

Do you have a kiddo who loves basketball?? Improve their game at Breakthrough Basketball!! Breakthrough Basketball provides skills-development basketball camps for boys and girls, ranging from 3rd-12th grades. Camps are separated by age and gender.

Hurry to sign up now at https://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/camps/oklahoma.html.

Spots are limited!


Musical Me in OKC

Watch your child grow in self-confidence, musically, and in friendships while creating memories to last a lifetime with Musical Me in OKC this summer!

June Kindermusik classes/camps for 0-6 yr olds at the MAC, Northpark Mall, and Pat Murphy Park (north of Lake Hefner)

“On the Road” Kindermusik Kids Camp for 3.5-6 yr olds is a 2 hour drop off camp at Northpark Mall, July 12-15 from 10am-Noon

Popstar Camp for 4-7 yr olds is hosted by Musical Me in OKC and Tippi Toes at Tippi Toes Edmond, August 2-6 from 9am-3pm (Mon-Th) and 9am-Noon (Fri)

Disney Mini Musical for 5-9 yr olds at the MAC at Mitch Park in Edmond, June 14-18 from 9am-11:30am (Pair this with Keyboard Camp for a full day camp experience.)

“All Keyed Up” Keyboard Camp for 5-9 yr olds at the MAC at Mitch Park in Edmond, June 14-18 from 12:30pm-3pm. (Pair this with Disney Mini Musical for a full day camp experience.)


Riversport

Get your kids outdoors for tubing, rafting, climbing, zipping, kayaking, surfing, rowing, sailing and more! RIVERSPORT offers a variety of options for ages 8+, including Ultimate Adventure Camps, Rowing Camps, Sailing Camps, and new for this year: Esports Camps. Full and half-day options are available, and all camps are fully refundable up to one week in advance. Make this summer a RIVERSPORT summer!

Riversport camps are offered weekly, from May through August. Camps are hosted in the Boathouse District, Lake Hefner and Lake Overholser.


COVID-19 Note: We understand that each family has a different comfort level and will make different choices for summer programs and camps. This is true in and out of a pandemic, but this year, know that the local recommendations we share have your family’s safety in mind and are very open to fielding your questions. Don’t be afraid to ask!

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Stacy
Stacy grew up in Minnesota, but spent the next several years of her life traversing the globe, temporarily setting down roots anywhere and everywhere. Stacy is extremely passionate about the world of adoption and foster care, having spent a year in Uganda adopting her oldest daughter in 2008. Stacy married her husband Jesse in 2011, and they moved to Oklahoma City to grow their family. After a brief hiatus in Minnesota, Stacy and her beloved family of five returned to Oklahoma City in June of 2017. They are thrilled to be back "home" where sweet tea flows like water and they can fully embrace saying "Y'all". Stacy obtained a Master’s degree in child psychology in 2007, but currently uses it only on her own children! A stay-at-home mama since Baby #3 was born, Stacy has stayed busy keeping her children alive and relatively entertained. She loves her little crazy crew fiercely and is enjoying returning to all of their favorite local haunts. When she’s not chasing her kiddos, Stacy is likely traveling or daydreaming about traveling. She also enjoys coffee shops, copious amounts of “cop drama” shows, and perusing pinterest for ideas that have little chance of ever getting done. But they’re good to have. Just in case.

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