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5 Awe-inspiring Summer Camps

OKC Parks Outdoor Adventure Camp

by Erin Page

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Spark learning, creativity, friendship & fun with the summer camps, classes and activities included in our annual Summer Camp Guide! Whether your child loves STEAM, horseback riding, music, outdoor adventure, art or anything in between, find just the right fit.

Here are five awe-inspiring camps to get your search started:

AMP up summer

As featured on the cover, get amped at Oklahoma Contemporary’s DJ Camp! Taught by industry leaders and artists, kids learn the basics of DJing, including equipment setups, DJ etiquette and how DJing fits in hip-hop culture. Then they get to practice dropping beats on state-of-the-art equipment and show off their new skills during the Camp Contemporary Showcase.

Get more info about the variety of visual and performing arts camps for ages 5 to 12 offered at okcontemp.org/camps.

N8V Fashion

Budding fashionistas draw inspiration from the galleries at First Americans Museum to imagine contemporary creations and wearables at N8V Fashion Camp. Campers can also choose from sessions in STEM, arts, stickball and more in the uniquely Indigenous-centered environment. FAM Camps are open to all youth (both Native and non-Native) ages 6 to 12.

Learn more at famok.org/famcamp.

Imagination Unlocked!

Is your child a budding business owner, social cause champion or super problem solver? Students ages 8 to 15 can gain skills in innovation and activating their imaginations at Kidvation Global Camp. Campers explore pathways in entrepreneurship and social activism and then present their ideas to a panel of local leaders. Top projects get to sell their products or gain support for their ideas through Kidvation Global’s e-commerce site.

Get more info at KidvationGlobal.com.

Active Adventures

Explore the wonders of the great outdoors through OKC Parks’ Outdoor Adventure Camp. Students rock climb, fish, build shelters, try archery and much more, all while learning teamwork. Daily field trips around the metro are included.

Find a full list of camp opportunities for ages 6 to 17 at okc.gov/parks.

Battle of the Bots

If your tech-savvy child is into computer science, robotics and coding, iCode offers a camp to hone those skills. In this robotics camp, students learn the fundamentals of mechanical engineering and programming, as well as teamwork, as they work together to build robotic systems.

Find out more about camps for ages 7 to 18 at icodeschool.com/edmond111.

 

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Find even more camps in our searchable online guide!

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