Top Summer Camps in Oklahoma City

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Published Jan 20, 2017

Looking for a fun summer camp for your kids this year? In Oklahoma City there are several choices available, whether your kids are interested in sports, technology, arts & crafts, or just about anything else!

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Top Summer Camps in Oklahoma City


We've compiled a list of the best summer camps for kids of all ages in Oklahoma City - check it out!


Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma

Today, as yesterday, we continue the Girl Scout mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.

And with programs for girls from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing.




Marjorie Kovich School of Ballet

For over 40 years, the ballet and dance classes at the Marjorie Kovich School of Ballet in Norman, Oklahoma have been noted in the community for their quality and excellence in a joyful and positive learning atmosphere.

Ballet & Dances camps for all ages include: Tiny Tutus (mommy & me) ages 2-3; Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement, Ages 3.5-7, Ballet Technique Levels I -V ages 8 & up, Pre-Pointe & Pointe, Basic Ballet for Teens & Adults. New in 2015 are jazz classes for children: Creative Moves! ages 3-5 & Kids Jazz! ages 6-8.


Camp DaKaNi 

Camp DaKaNi, meaning “a day in the out-of-doors,” is owned and operated by Camp Fire Heart of Oklahoma. They offer day and overnight camps in the heart of Oklahoma City. Camp Fire camping gives young people a chance to learn how to live and share with others and to become closely involved with the natural environment.  

Campers do not have to be members of Camp Fire.




Boathouse District

RIVERSPORT camps at the Boathouse District are a great way for kids to take a break from the ordinary and try something new! RIVERSPORT offers camps tintroduce kids to rowing, paddling, and the basics of water sports - and they all have fun on the Adventure attractions. Once they become acclimated, kids have the option to pursue more advanced camps and RIVERSPORT competitive programs to practice their technique. Registration open.



Science Museum Oklahoma

Did you ever dabble in chemistry, tinker with physics and math, monkey around with space and astronomy, or horse around with plants and animals? Join the museum this summer for some ScienTific Exploration Mayhem (STEM).

Their camps are all day fun and learning, and learning, and loads of hands-on activities throughout the museum.




Oklahoma City Zoo

Summer day camps at the zoo give your child a week of adventure! The Oklahoma City Zoo offers fun and safe camps that let them explore and connect with nature. Camps run Tuesday to Friday mornings.

Themed weeks for this year include Future Vets, Colorful Critters, Grossology, and Wildlife Detectives!

Registration open - discounts apply for zoo members.



Mad Science

Summer camps at Mad Science are the perfect blend of entertainment and education. They combine hands-on lab time, outdoor games and exploration, as well as the application of scientific principles. 

Their summer science camps will engage and expand your child's mind, as well as offering a big dose of fun! Camps are in various themes and are geared to specific age groups.  



Camp McFadden

Camp McFadden is an general outdoor, overnight, nature camp that will give campers the opportunity to understand and enjoy the wonders of their environment.

Campers will participate in archery, ropes course, hiking, fishing, kayaking and more!  





Camp Quest 

Camp Quest is a place for fun, friends, and freethought kids aged 8-17. Their camps provide a traditional overnight summer camp experience with a wide range of activities including sports, crafts, games, swimming and campfires.

In addition to their traditional summer camp activities, Camp Quest offers educational activities focused on critical thinking, ethics, scientific inquiry, philosophy, and comparative religion. 



Camp Claphans 

This camp is for kids ages 8-18 and is an outreach project of the J.D McCarty Center for children with developmental disabilities. Camp activities include horseback riding, archery, arts and crafts, swimming, scavenger hunts, fishing and canoeing.

Other activities include talent shows, dance parties and stargazing. On the last day of camp, campers will visit a local water park! 



Do you know of an amazing camp that should be on our lists? Camp schedules can be added for free, or you can email us at community@chatterblock.com to let us know :)


Written by Robyn Neufeld

Robyn is the Community Manager for ChatterBlock. She loves kids, games, laughing, and most importantly blanket forts. She's an avid crossfitter, and eager to tell everyone about it. She is always seeking adventure and this often leads to impromptu road trips. Sometimes she writes funny things on twitter - check it out at @robyn_neufeld 

Want to chat about something she's written? Send her an email at robyn.neufeld@chatterblock.com. 

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