OKC Spring Break Camps Guide




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MetroFamily's 2018 Spring Break Camps Guide

Spring Break Camps can offer your child a way to explore new topics and learn new skills outside of the classroom. From day camps to week-long camps, this comprehensive guide to the educational camps being offered in and around the OKC metro can help your child make the most of Spring Break—and have fun doing it! Please note that many camps fill quickly and early registration is generally required. Please contact the specific venue to register.

[Editor's Note: This is a working list , so check back often for new listings. If you know of a Spring Break camp that you would like to have included, please email the listing information to calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com or leave a comment below. ]

(last updated Feb. 15, 2018)

Also, don't miss our 2018 Spring Break Activities Guide, featuring events, drop-in opportunities and activities taking place during Spring Break.


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March 12 – 15

  • Robotics Spring Break Camp at techJOYnt (180 W 15th St, Edmond) teaches kids how to design a robot, build it from scratch and program it to do different tasks. For ages 6-14. $240/week. 8:30 a.m. –noon. Also held March 19 - 22. 345-5010, www.techjoynt.com

  • Game Design Spring Break Camp at techJOYnt (180 W 15th St, Edmond) is designed to teach kids how to make their own games and the basics of game development. For ages 6-14. $240/week. 1 - 5 p.m. Also held March 19 - 22. 345-5010, www.techjoynt.com

March 12 - 16

  • Broadway Dance Camp at Lyric Theatre Thelma Gaylord Academy (1801 NW 16th St) teaches choreography, staging and music theatre dance techniques through fun games and challenging activities. The week will conclude with a showcase of numbers and skills to demonstrate all the hard work put in during camp. For ages 7-18. Before and after care available. $200. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 524-9310, www.thelmagaylordacademy.com

March 19 - 22

  • Sprouting Chefs: Spring Break Cooking Camp at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) lets kids learn and practice essential kitchen skills while creating delicious dishes using fresh ingredients. Campers will learn to bake bread, have fun with fruit and more. Best suited for ages 8 – 12. Preregister. Members, $100 or $30 per day; nonmembers, $140 or $40 per day. 10 a.m. – 1  p.m. 445-7080, www.myriadgardens.org

March 19 - 23

  • Spring Break Art Escape Camp at the Edmond Fine Arts (27 E. Edwards, Edmond). Kids enjoy a week filled with creative workshops in the visual arts. Students will rotate through 4 workshops each day where they will draw, paint, create with clay, mixed media and more. Full week, $220; per day, $55. For kids in grades 1st – 6th. $220. 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 340-4481, www.edmondfinearts.com

  • Art Assortment Spring Break Kids Art Camp at Artsy Rose Academy (7739 W. Hefner Rd). Each day campers will create art from a variety of themes including Minecraft, Emojis, Minions, LEGO and more, using drawing, painting, collage, sculpting and more. Please bring a sack lunch, snack and refillable water bottle. Before and after care provided for an additional cost. Preregister. Best suited for ages 5 - 15. $45 per class. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 603-8550, www.artsyrose.com

  • Performing Lin-Manuel Miranda Camp at Lyric Theatre Thelma Gaylord Academy (1801 NW 16th St) is a one-week camp celebrating the music of Lin-Manuel Miranda. Campers will practice vocal techniques, learn dance combinations and brush up acting and performance chops. Veterans and newcomers are all welcome. For ages 7-18. Before and after care available. $200. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 524-9310, www.thelmagaylordacademy.com

March 19 - 24

  • Spring into Horse Riding At Cross Creek Stables (2200 NW 192nd St, Edmond) features horseback riding lessons, crafts, barn activities, hands-on learning about horse care, a visit from a vet and/or blacksmith, a horse show and more. For ages 6 & up. $245-$485. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 340-3432, www.crosscreekstablesokc.com

March 20 - 23

  • Spring Break Jump Start Clinics at Goldfish Swim School (10 NW 146th St, Edmond) are specially designed for families looking to get their kids water-ready in a hurry and focus on everything from teaching the fundamentals of water safety to fine-tuning stroke technique. Members, $89; nonmembers, $114. Time slots are available from 9 a.m. - noon. 696-7500, www.goldfishswimschool.com

March 27 - 28

  • Family Music Camp at Ginger's Music OKC (6008 NW 120 Ct). Families will enjoy music and movement, singing and instrument play.  Familiar tunes will keep families singing.  Best suited for families with kids ages 1 - 5. $20 for two days. 10:45 a.m.,11:20 a.m. & 6:40 p.m. 722-2379, www.GingersMusic.com


March 12 – 15

Robotics Spring Break Camp at techJOYnt (180 W 15th St, Edmond) teaches kids how to design a robot, build it from scratch and program it to do different tasks. For ages 6-14. $240/week. 8:30 a.m. –noon. Also held March 19 - 22. 345-5010, www.techjoynt.com

Game Design Spring Break Camp at techJOYnt (180 W 15th St, Edmond) is designed to teach kids how to make their own games and the basics of game development. For ages 6-14. $240/week. 1 - 5 p.m. Also held March 19 - 22. 345-5010, www.techjoynt.com

FREE Minecraft Coding Spring Break Camp at the Microsoft Store (1901 NW Expressway Ste 1037a). Campers ages 8 & up learn key fundamentals of computer programming with Minecraft, using the Microsoft’s MakeCode platform. No experience with MakeCode or Minecraft is required. Preregister. 3 – 5 p.m. Also held: March 19 – 22. 879-3550, www.microsoft.com/oklahomacity

March 12 – 16

Fun & Fit Camp presented by INTEGRIS (5500 N. Independence) offers field trips, art projects, cooking projects and more. For school-age children. $38/day. 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Also held: March 19 – 23. 949-6888, funandfit@integrisok.com 

Spring Break Adventure Camp at Camp DaKaNi (3309 E Hefner Rd). Campers will be given challenges that teach critical thinking skill, such as collaboration, communication, and creativity. Campers also stay active at camp as they participate in activities like rock climbing, boating and more. $210. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; before & after care available. Also held: March 19 – 23. 254-2080. www.campdakani.org

Urban Farm and Creativity Camp at SixTwelve (612 NW 29th  St). Kids ages 6 - 12 will explore insects, plants, seeds, soil, fungi and cooking on our budding urban farm as well as recipes with vegetables straight from the garden. $160. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; extended care available. 208-8291, www.sixtwelve.org

Spring Break Camps at Oklahoma Children's Theatre (2501 N Blackwelder). Campers will learn terminology, develop acting skills and increase their self-confidence by creating characters and developing a story. For ages 5 – 13. $160. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; extended care available. Also held: March 19 – 23. 606-7003, www.oklahomachildrenstheatre.org

JumpstART Spring Break Camp at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd). This half-day program will include exciting music, motion and visual art activities that will nurture your budding artist. For kids in grade pre - K & K. $170. 9 a.m. – noon.; extended care available. 951-0000, www.oklahomacontemporary.org

Express Yourself! Spring Break Camp at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd). Campers will loosen up, move with the music and express themselves through art. For kids in grade K - 1. $170. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; extended care available. 951-0000, www.oklahomacontemporary.org

Red-Carpet Costume Design Spring Break Camp at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd). Campers will choose from a selection of royal characters and make their own designs, cut patterns, hand stitch and machine sew their own costumes. On Friday, they'll model their red-carpet outfits at the Camp Contemporary Showcase. For kids in grades 2 – 4.  $170. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; extended care available. 951-0000, www.oklahomacontemporary.org

Clay Sculpting Spring Break Camp at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd). Students will use their creative minds to construct an original clay piece using hand-building techniques and alternative surface-finish processes. For kids in grades 5 – 6. $170. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; extended care available. 951-0000, www.oklahomacontemporary.org

Broadway Dance Camp at Lyric Theatre Thelma Gaylord Academy (1801 NW 16th St) teaches choreography, staging and music theatre dance techniques through fun games and challenging activities. The week will conclude with a showcase of numbers and skills to demonstrate all the hard work put in during camp. For ages 7-18. Before and after care available. $200. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 524-9310, www.thelmagaylordacademy.com

March 13

Living Willow Play Fort Workshop for Kids at Will Rogers Gardens (3400 NW 36th St) teaches kids how to tie and weave willow rods into walls and arched doorways, creating a small structure for play. Preregister. Best suited for ages 7 - 12. $35. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. www.okc.gov/parksignup

March 16

Spring Break Day Camps at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) offers a variety of activities including zoo tours, up-close animal visits, crafts, and games. For ages 4-11. Cost per day: all day, $45; half day, $25. 8 a.m. – 12:30 or 5:15 p.m. 425-0218, www.okczoo.org

Tree Climbing Day Workshop for Kids at Will Rogers Gardens (3400 NW 36th St) will show kids the 'ropes' of climbing trees. Campers will spend time climbing a large old Shumard Oak and enjoy tree-related crafts. Preregister. Best suited for ages 7 - 12. $40. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. www.okc.gov/parksignup

On the next page, see more camps happening March 19 - 28

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