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2019 Fall Break Camps, Classes & Activities in OKC

by Lindsay Cuomo

Find camps, classes and activities in and around OKC to keep your kids busy during their fall break! Whether you are looking for a something to strenghten your child’s skills or to help them discover a new passion, we’ve got you covered with this round up of fall break camps, classes and activities. 

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. To find even more fall events and attractions for the whole family, see our 2019 Fall Fun Guides

(This is a working list last updated Oct. 9, 2019. If you know of an activity we should include, email us at calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com)

Fall Break Camps, Classes & Activities

Wednesdays in October

FREE Wide Open Wednesdays at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features FREE admission to the public. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 14

FREE Halloween Town at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center (1700 W Indpendence St, Shawnee) features an indoor, trick-or-treating event with a pumpkin carving contest, inflatables, photo booth and more. Costumes welcome. All ages welcome. 4 – 8 p.m.

Basic Kayaking at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond). Learn the basic of kayaking. Preregister. For ages 8 & up. $6. 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Oct. 14 – 18

Fall Break Sessions at the Oklahoma Youth Literacy Program (3663 North Lottie Ave) features reading, math, science, life enrichment, field trips and more. Breakfast and lunch provided. For students in Pre-K through 9th grade. Before and after care available. $60 per week. Weekdays, 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 822-9900

Chess Camp at Schilling Recreation Center (601 SE 25th St). Kids can learn and test your skills in a fun, friendly, competitive environment. This camp is taught by volunteer coaches who love teaching young players the basics and helping older players expand their skill set. For ages 7 – 17. $45. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 297-1442

Teen Business Camp at Douglass Recreation Center (824 Frederick Douglass Ave). Participants will receive guidance developing their ideas into a robust business plan and a polished pitch ready to share with the world.  For ages 12 – 17. $50. 1 – 5 p.m. 297-1416

Oct. 14 – 19

Outdoor Adventure Camp at Foster Recreation Center (14 NE 4th St) features a variety of outdoor activities including tree climbing, archery, fishing, setting up campsites, team building and more. Breakfast and Snacks are provided. Campers will need to bring a sack lunch. For ages 6 – 15. $180. 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 232-1881

Oct. 15

Mythbusters Camp at Schilling Recreation Center (601 SE 25th St). Find out the answers to many questions as campers dispel some of these mind-bending science myths. For ages 6 – 13. $20. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 297-1442

Oct. 15 – 19

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.

Oct. 15 – 20

Hello, Dolly! at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features a musical comedy tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion. For ages 8 & up. Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 1 & 6 p.m.

Oct. 16

FREE TLC (Touch, Learn, Create) – Pumpkins at the Southwest Oklahoma City Library (2201 SW 134th St) features themed sensory activity stations for kids ages 2 – 6. 10 – 11:30 a.m.

FREE Planter Pumpkins at the Moore Library (225 S Howard Ave, Moore). Participants will learn how to transform their pumpkins into biodegradable fall planters. Preregister. All supplies provided. 6 – 7 p.m.

Oct. 16 – 18

Fall Break Fit for Youth Camp at Foster Recreation Center (614 NE 4th St) features swimming, sports, games, art, nature activities, field trips and more. Breakfast and snacks are provided. Campers will need to bring a sack lunch. $70-$75. For ages 6 – 12. 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 232-1881

Oct. 17

Fall Break Animal Tracks Class at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd). Learn how to read the tracks of animals to discover their identities. Attendees will create their own clay animal tracks and explore what tracks can help us learn about animal behaviors. Price includes all-day museum admission, 60-minute educational program, a scavenger hunt and touch tables. Best suited for kids in K – 5th grade. $12. 3 p.m. 814-0006 

Third Thursday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features hands-on art activities, live music and outdoor activities, including on the Roof Terrace, weather permitting. $12; members, free. 5 – 9 p.m.

Raiders of the Lost Locker Escape Room at the Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St, Warr Acres). Discover clues, solve puzzles and open the locks to escape. Preregister. For ages 12-18. 6 – 7 p.m.

Oct. 17 & 18

Fall Break Camps at the OKC Energy Training Facility (2700 NE 63rd St) features a player camp for kids ages 8 – 14. Participants will work in small groups with coaches on technical elements of game-play, proper techniques and learn about the importance of character development, team building and good sportsmanship. $50. 9 a.m. – noon. 235-KICK

Fall Break Camps at Science Museum Oklahoma (2100 NE 52nd St) explore a variety of topics including the STEAM, biology and more. 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 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, $45; nonresidents, $55. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Discover Magic Camp at Macklanburg Recreation Center (2234 NW 117th St). Learn some magic tricks from a real Magician. Campers will need to bring a sack lunch. For ages 7 – 15. $160. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 297-1428

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

Oct. 17 -19

Fall Break Horse Camp at Cadence Equestrian (14150 S Pine St, Edmond). Whether you are new to riding or want to expand your horse skills, learn something new during Fall Break (and other school breaks) at Camp Cadence, a day camp that is all about horses. No previous horse experience necessary. Safe camp horses used for indoor and outdoor riding. For ages 5 – 16. $150. 9 a.m. – noon. 348-7469 

Oct 17 – 20

Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa at River West Festival Park (2100 S Jackson Ave, Tulsa) features German bands, authentic European foods, arts & crafters, carnival and fun activities for the entire family. Adults, $7-$10; kids (12 & under), free. See website for schedule of events.

Oct. 17, 18 & 21

Fall Break Camp at SoccerCity (4520 Old Farm Rd) features a fun, age-divided skill building camp. For ages 4 – 15. $30-$125. Morning session: 9 a.m. – noon; afternoon session, 1 – 4 p.m. All day option available. 748-3888

Fall Break Day Camps at the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre (2501 N Blackwelder) features games, workshops and other activities. For ages 5 – 13. 9 a.m. –  4 p.m. $45/day. Extended care available.

Fall Break Art Camp at the Edmond Fine Arts Institute (27 E Edwards St, Edmond) features a variety of art-making experiences including drawing, painting, mixed media and more. For kids in grades K-5th. Preregister. $55; per day. 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Fall Break Drop-In Activities at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (1700 NW 63rd St) features daily make-and-take activities while supplies last including tin foil art and more. FREE with admission. Thursday, Friday & Monday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Oct. 18

Hustle Camp at the Cole Community Center (4400 NW Expressway) offers kids the opportunity to grow in the fundamentals of the game and engage in a hands-on, team-centric environment. Camp participants will be instructed on technical fundamentals and take part in development drills to improve defense, ball-handling, shooting, layups and more. Campers will receive a Thunder Youth Basketball camp T-shirt, camp basketball and water bottle. $65. Two sessions: Ages 6-9, 8 a.m. – noon; ages 10-14, 1 – 5 p.m.

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. $25. 8 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. For ages 7 – 14. $25. 8 a.m. – noon.

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. – 2 p.m.

Fall Break Family Bone Dig at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd). Learn about animal anatomy while digging for real bones. Attendees will be able to touch and compare real vertebrate and invertebrate fossils, as well as modern bone and fossil bone. The group will also explore different STEM careers, such as paleontology, archaeology and anthropology. Price includes all-day museum admission, 60-minute educational program, a scavenger hunt and touch tables. All ages welcome. $12. 11 a.m. – noon; 2 – 3 p.m. 814-0006 

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. $25. 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

FREE Meet Me at Main at 10 West Main Shopping Center Parking Lot (10 W Main St, Yukon) features live music, shopping, vendors, food trucks, face painting and kids’ activities. Lawn chairs welcome. 6 – 10 p.m.

Family Fall Dance at the Del City Community Center (4505 SE 15th St, Del City) features music, light refreshments, photo opportunities, giveaways, a candy bar buffet full of sweets and more. Family friendly costumes are welcome. $5 in advance, $10 at the door. 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Moonlight Masquerade Family Dance at the 12th Ave Recreation Center (1701 12th Ave NE, Norman) features a live DJ, haunted house, pumpkin patch and more. Costumes encouraged and refreshments are included. Preregister. All ages welcome. $10. 6:30 – 8:30 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. Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $5. 8 – 11 p.m.

Oct. 18 – 20

Robbers Cave Fall Festival at Robbers Cave State Park (4575 Northwest 1024th Ave, Wilburton) features arts & crafts, classic car show, food, carnival rides, entertainment & activities. Free to attend. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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, $10. Friday & Saturday, 9am -6pm; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 19

Stockyards Stampede in Stockyard City (1305 S Agnew) features chuck wagons, blacksmiths, gunfighters, carriage rides, food trucks and a children’s educational area with commodity trailers, tractors, straw mazes and games. Free to attend. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Industry Flea in Midtown (399 NW 10th St) features an open-air market with food trucks, live music and a variety of artisans and shops offering vintage clothing, furniture, art, locally-made food and more. Free to attend. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

FREE Fall Crafts at Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St, Warr Acres) features a come-&-go craft time to create fall-themed masterpieces. All ages welcome. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

“Carnival Of Animals” Kilgen Organ Performance at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features two performances by Adam Mark Pajan of the American Organ Institute. Free with admission: adults, $7; students, $4; kids (5 & under), free. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at Ralph Ellison Library (2000 NE 23rd St) features a festival of learning and literary delights. Costumes welcome. 1 – 4 p.m.

FREE Under the Big Top: The Greatest Afternoon on Earth at the Midwest City Library (8143 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features carnival games, circus performers and more. All ages welcome. 2 – 4 p.m.

FREE Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls at the Norman West Library (300 Norman Center Ct, Norman) features hand decorated ceramic skull. All materials will be provided. Preregister. 2 – 4 p.m.

FREE Midtown Walkabout (various locations in Midtown) features specials, discounts, in-store activities and giveaways at area merchants as well as face painting, live art, kids’ crafts, a photo booth and more. 2 – 6 p.m.

FREE Cracking The Dewey Code Escape Room at the Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St, Warr Acres). Discover clues, solve puzzles and open the locks to escape. Preregister. All ages welcome. 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

FREE Heard on Hurd in Edmond (Broadway between 1st & Hurd, Edmond) features local food, unique shopping and live music. 6 – 10 p.m.

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. 19 & 20

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. Zoo admission applies. Trick-or-Treat bags: kids, $7; members, $6. Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Also held Oct. 24 & 25.

Tenttober at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond) features a park camping event benefiting The Pine Pantry Food Bank. Enjoy fishing, outdoor games, story time, s’mores, dinner and an outdoor movie. Donation of money, canned goods and household items will be accepted during the event. Preregister, space is limited. $70 per campsite (includes food). 4 p.m. – 8 a.m.

Oct. 20

Wiggle Out Loud Family Music Festival at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features Kindie Rock bands and fun movement and creative activities. 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

FREE SONIC Drive-in Family Day at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features free Museum admission to the galleries and can take part in fun art-making activities. Noon – 5 p.m.

FREE Open Streets in Oklahoma City (S Robinson Ave between 15th & 29th St) features food trucks, each with a healthy option, and health and wellness activities. City streets will close to motorized traffic to encourage active transportation such as biking, walking and more. 1 – 5 p.m.

Fall Harvest Fest at Delmar Gardens (1225 SW 2nd St) features a community chili cook-off, live music, yard games, pumpkin carving, DIY caramel apple “nachos” and a pop-up farmers market. Money raised benefits OKC Beautiful programs. For 21 & up. $35. 2 – 5 p.m.

FREE Under the Sea Book Event at Midwest City Library (8143 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features published author and illustrator Mrs. Ambrosha Mack. Enjoy arts & craft workshops, a coloring contest, new children’s book release and signing, story time, giveaways and prizes. 2 – 3 p.m.

Oct. 21

“The Phantom Of The Opera” Kilgen Organ Performance at the Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features organist Bernie Anderson and a screening a 1929 restored version of “The Phantom of the Opera.” Members, $10; nonmembers, $20. 7 – 8:30 p.m.

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

About the author: Born and raised in the Oklahoma City metro and a graduate of the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma, Lindsay Cuomo has worked for MetroFamily since 2014 covering local stories, people and events. Lindsay is a mom to three school-aged boys and calls Moore, Oklahoma home.

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