2017 Fall Break Classes, Camps & Activities




These fall break camps and classes should keep your kids busy this season! To find fall events and attractions for the whole family, see our 2017 Fall Fun Guides. For more family fun in and around Oklahoma City, check out these pumpkin patches! Have extra time during the extended Fall Break? Check out our day and weekend trip ideas and fun fall hikes in OKC and around the state.

(This is a working list last updated Sept. 13, 2017. If you know of an activity we should include, email us at calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com)

Fall Break Camps & Activities

Saturdays in October

Drop-in Art at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) is a weekly family art class featuring art-making projects inspired by the Museum’s collections. On the schedule during Fall Break is: Instant Books & Chihuly Mobiles. FREE with admission. 1 – 4 p.m.

FREE Lakeshore Learning Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning (6300 N May) features a craft for ages 3 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 11a.m. – 3 p.m.

Oct. 10 - 21

FREE Fall Break Family Fun at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum (1400 Classen Dr) features fun, themed activities for the whole family including story time, crafts, movies and a community art project. 10:30 a.m.

Oct. 11

FREE Day of the Dead Calavera Craft at Almonte Library (2914 SW 59th St). Paint and decorate paper mache skulls in the style of the traditional sugar skulls used to celebrate the Day of the Dead. For ages 12 & up. 5 – 7 p.m.

Oct. 11 - 13

School’s Out Camp at the Cleveland County Family YMCA (1350 Lexington, Norman) for students enrolled in Norman Public Schools. Activities include crafts, swimming and field trips. Bring a sack lunch, swimsuit and towel. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. Grades PreK & up. $35/day for members; $45/day nonmembers. $30 registration fee due at sign-up.

Oct. 12

Tallgrass Prairie and Pioneer Woman Mercantile Field Trip begins at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a behind-the-scenes tour of how things work at the preserve and a stop at the Pioneer Woman Mercantile. Members, $40; nonmembers, $75. 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 12 - 13

Into the Wilderness Camp at Southern Oaks Community Center (400 SW 66th St). Campers will learn about camping and hiking basics, outdoor safety, orienteering, survival skills, rock climbing and more, as they visit several exciting outdoor locations in the metro. For ages 8 - 14. $80. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 297-2477

Oct. 13

Sensory Night at Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a welcoming environment to experience the fall festival with no loud music and smaller crowds. Attendees can enjoy festive booths, crafts and activities. A light snack will be provided for registered participants. Preregister, space is limited. Siblings welcome. Members, $10; nonmembers, $12; adults, FREE. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 13 & 14

Watonga Cheese and Wine Festival in Downtown Watonga and at the Armory (Main St, Watonga) features the annual Great Rat Race, a parade, live music, crafts, an art show, a quilt show, food and beverage options, wine tastings and, of course, a wide-range of cheese-related activities, including tastings and cooking contests. Participation prices vary. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Oct. 14

FREE Pumpkin Festival in Prague (Jim Thorpe Blvd, Prague) features live entertainmen, kids' crafts, inflatables, a pie eating contest, chili & pumpkin pie cook-off, pumpkin decorating, hayrides and more. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

FREE See You Saturdays at Gaylord-Pickens Museum (1400 Classen Dr) features themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Touch-a-Tractor Day at Orr Family Farm (14400 S Western Ave) features a tractor show by P & K Equipment. Free with admission. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

FREE Family Make + Take at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) features an art-making project inspired by works of art on view at the museum. Projects are designed to be accessible and fun for visitors of all ages and all levels of art-making experience. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 1 – 4 p.m.

FREE Masquerade Trivia for Teens at the Bethany Library (7941 NW 23rd St, Bethany). Make masks and play Halloween-themed trivia and other word games. Prizes will be awarded for the best mask and the trivia champion. Preregister. For ages 12 & up. 2 – 4 p.m.

FREE Bigfoot, and Werewolves, and Chupacabras, Oh My! at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd). Discover the most likely truth behind popular wildlife myths as we sort the creature from the tale. Preregister. For ages 6 & up. 3 - 3:45 p.m.

Mummy & Son Costume Party at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features a night of dancing, games, snacks and a costume contest. For ages 4 – 12. Preregister by Oct. 6. $30 per couple, $10 each additional boy. 5 – 8 p.m.

Oct. 15

DogFest Walk n’ Roll OKC at Earlywine Park (3033 SW 119th St) features a family and dog friendly walk benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. Activities include vendors, music and a short walk with your pooch. Free to attend; fundraising encouraged. Noon – 3 p.m.

FREE Harvest Hustle 5K at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features a non-competitive 5K run & walk for all fitness levels and an interactive wellness expo before the race. Preregister. Expo begins at 1 p.m.; run; 3 p.m.

Oct. 16 - 20

Haunted Holiday Camp at the NW Optimist Performing Arts Center (3301 NW Grand Blvd). Participants will spend a week designing and building a haunted house onstage and backstage at Northwest Optimist to learn about theater effects, prop creation and more. The haunted house will be open for patrons to visit during Halloween Hullaballoo and the Haunted Holiday Block Party. For ages 10 - 17. $125. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall Break Activities at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (1700 NW 63rd St) features daily make-and-take activities while supplies last including candle lanterns, bandannas and tin foil art. FREE with admission. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

jumpstART at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) lets little artists get up and moving with exciting music, motion and fall themed art activities. For grade pre-K & K. Extended care available. 9 a.m. – noon. 

Hip Hop Hooray! at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) features artwork, dance and fashion basic on 80's hip hop. Campers will create original works of art with paint, cardboard, fabric and more. For grades K - 1. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Extended care available.

Street Rhythm and Dance at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) teaches a variety of street-dance basics as well as team building, self-expression, reflection and self-discipline. For grades 2 - 4. Extended care available. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Graffiti Animation at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) uses paint, pastels, markers and other marking tools to create a giant animated mural. For grades 5 - 6. Extended care available. $. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Oct. 17

Painted Pumpkins Craft Class at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond). Paint a pumpkin to take home to add to your Halloween decor. For ages 2-5. $10. 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 19

FREE Screening of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Moore Library (225 S Howard, Moore). Enjoy the first movie in the Harry Potter series. 2 – 4 p.m.

FREE Clue LIVE at the Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St). Put sleuthing skills to the test as participants explore different areas of the library to find evidence in this live game of Clue. For ages 12 & up. 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Mysteries of the Overholser Mansion Tour at the Henry Overholser Mansion (405 NW 15th St) features an extended tour of the mansion at night. Guests can examine archival materials an hear some amazing stories. $20. 7 - 8 p.m.

Oct. 19 - 20

Fall Break Camps at Science Museum Oklahoma (2100 NE 52nd St) explore a variety of topics including noise, outer space, chemistry and forensics. Best suited for kids in pre-K - 6th grade. Preregister, space is limited. For grades 1-6: Members, $90; Nonmembers, $100. 9 a.m - 4 p.m. For pre-K & K: Members, $45; nonmembers, $50. 9 a.m. - noon.

Fall Break Art Camp at The Station Recreation Center (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore). Create colorful paintings, sculptures, jewelry and more. For ages 6 - 12. $55. 9 a.m. - noon.

Fall Break Basketball Camp at The Station Recreation Center (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) teaches basic techniques to help young athletes improve their basketball skills. Camp is led by Scott Hughes, Westmoore head basketball coach. For ages 7 - 14. $55. 9 a.m. - noon.

Fall Break Gizmos, Gadgets & Thangs Camp: Saving The Earth at The Station Recreation Center (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore). Make bags out of t-shirts and other crafts from recycled materials while learning about our environment. For ages 7 - 14. $55. 1 - 4 p.m.

Fall Break Camp at the Yukon Community Center (2200 S Holly Ave, Yukon) features fun activities and a field trip for ages 5 - 11. Space is limited. Residents, $40; nonresidents, $45. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 354-8442

Fall Break Day Skate Sessions at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th St) $6 admission includes skate rental. 1 - 4 p.m.

Oct. 19, 20 & 23

Fall Break Camps at the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre (2501 N Blackwelder) features games, crafts and other activities. For ages 5 – 13. Extended care available. 9 a.m. -  4 p.m. $40/day.

Oct. 20

Pumpkin Chomp & Stomp at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) is a Halloween-themed animal enrichment event. Zookeepers prepare fun, festive food for the animals to enjoy. FREE with admission. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

FREE Teen & Tween Quidditch at the Moore Public Library (225 S Howard Ave, Moore). Learn the basics of how to play the game the muggle way. Preregister. Space is limited. Grades 3rd-5th; 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.; 6th-12th, 5 – 6 p.m.

Light the Night Walk at Devon Boathouse (725 S Lincoln Blvd) features food, entertainment, illuminated lanterns and goodies. Free to attend; fundraising encouraged. Benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 5 – 9 p.m.

FREE Mix on Main Street Festival at Carriage Plaza (Main St between 24th Ave NW & Mercedes, Norman) features live music, food trucks and outdoor family fun activities including glow golf and more. 6 – 9 p.m.

Mustang Mummy & Son Masquerade Ball at Mustang Town Center (1501 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features a costume-themed dance for mothers and sons, ages 4 and up, including crafts, games and refreshments. Preregister, space is limited. $7. 7 – 9 p.m.

Trail of Fears at Little River Park (700 SW 4th St, Moore) features a haunted trail through the woods of Little River Park with terror lurking around each corner. Best suited for kids 12 and up. Children 11 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $7.50. 8 – 11 p.m.

Oct. 20 – 21

Boo on Bell in downtown Shawnee offers three days of Halloween fun. Activities include car show, live music, trick-or-treating, ghost tours, boo bingo, old-fashion carnival with rides and games, pet costume contest & more. Free to attend, participation prices vary. See website for detailed schedule.

All Night Skate at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th St). Celebrate Fall Break with an all night stay at Skate Galaxy. $20. 8 p.m. - 8 a.m.

Oct. 20 - 22

An Affair of the Heart at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) is a three-day shopping event featuring art, clothing, antiques, collectibles, gourmet food and more. Three-day pass, $8. Friday & Saturday, 9am -6pm; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Oct. 21

FREE National Weather Festival at the National Weather Center (120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman) features many weather-related organizations and activities including hourly weather balloon launches with local TV meteorologists, emergency response vehicle and equipment displays, weather-themed superheroes. Visitors can view the National Weather Center’s premier facilities including National Weather Service forecast operation areas. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Turn the Town Upside Down at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features fantasy and imaginative, kid-friendly activities including sampling sarsaparilla in the Silver Dollar Saloon, visit the Fleming Mercantile for peppermint sticks and salt water taffy and more. Costumes encouraged. $5. Museum or Oklahoma Children’s Theatre’s members, free. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Also held: Oct. 28.

Family Farm Day at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (507 S 4th St, Enid) features antique tractors, a pie auction, pumpkin decorating, leather working and hands-on agriculture including plowing a garden, shelling corn, grinding wheat and more. Free with admission. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

FREE Rural Heritage Festival at the Cherokee Strip Museum (2617 First St, Perry) features a variety of re-enactors depicting early Oklahoma life, crafts, demonstrations and more. Museum admission included. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at the Chickasaw Cultural Center (867 Cooper Memorial, Sulphur) features cultural and language demonstrations, traditional games, storytelling, food arbors and stomp dance demonstrations. Admission required for the exhibit center. 10 a.m - 5 p.m.

WANDERLUST Pop Up Shops at the Wheeler Ferris Wheel (1701 S Western Ave) features an outdoor market with artists, hand crafted artisans, boutiques and local businesses offering repurposed, vintage and unique products. Free to attend. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Family Farm Day at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (507 S 4th St, Enid) features antique tractors, a pie auction, and hands-on agriculture including plowing a garden, shelling corn, grinding wheat and more. FREE with admission. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

FREE Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse at the Moore Library (225 S Howard Ave, Moore). Learn about how to prepare for and survive zombies, natural disasters and more with Gayland Kitch, Director of Emergency Management for the City of Moore. 2 – 3 p.m.

FREE Day of the Dead Ceramic Skulls at the Norman West Library (300 Norman Center Ct, Norman) Commemorate the Day of the Dead with a hand decorated ceramic skull. All materials will be provided. Preregister. For ages 12 & up.  2 – 4 p.m.

Garden Monster Bash at Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features ghoulish garden games, eerie entertainment and devilishly good treats, all more friendly than frightening. Costumes encouraged. Preregister, space is limited. Members: kids, $8; adults, $10; nonmembers, kids, $13; adults, $11. 6 – 8 p.m.

Oct. 21 & 22

Haunt the Zoo at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features photo opportunities, 21 fantasy-themed booths & trick-or-treating. Costumes encouraged. Adults can dress up too but nothing too scary, please. Kids, $7; adults without candy bag, $4. Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Also held Oct. 28 & 29.

Oct. 22

FREE Family Day at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (555 Elm Ave, Norman). Explore art in the museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions, and enjoy a variety of hands-on art activities for the entire family. 1 – 4 p.m.

Pooch Parade at Myriad Botancial Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features spooky music and a parade of pooches. Judges will present prizes to the best dressed pooch. Preregister. Members, $10 per dog; nonmembers, $12 per dog. 2 – 3 p.m.

Oct. 23

FREE Art in the Park at Chitwood Park (712 W 1st St, Edmond) features nature-inspired art making with natural items. Preregister. For ages 2 – 12. 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Paint Away Class at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features a basic social painting class for ages 13 - 17. $12. 1 – 3 p.m.

Yukon’s Mummy & Son Masquerade at the Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main, Yukon) features carnival games, costume contest, hot dogs, spooky music and lots of candy for boys ages 4-12 & their "mummies." $3 in advance; $4 the day of the event. 6-8 p.m.

Looking for even more family fun? Check out our searchable calendar for fun events going on everyday!

 

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