2017 Fall Break Classes, Camps & Activities
This list is sponsored by Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Check out their FREE Fall Y’all events, Oct. 10-14 & 17-21 at 10:30 a.m.
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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 Oct. 4, 2017. If you know of an activity we should include, email us at email@example.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 - 14 & 17 - 21
FREE Fall Y'All Family Fun at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (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. Each day has a special themed planned.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bird House Wood Working Class with Moore Norman Technology at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Students from Moore Norman Technology Center will guide children through the processes of building a bird house. Best suited for ages 9 & up. Preregister. Members, $12; nonmembers, $15. 1 - 3 p.m.
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