Please check back as more camps and activities will be added.
Stillwater Summer 2018 Camps and Activities
Engineering 101 Summer Wonder Camp - OSU Botanic Garden
Let imaginations run wild as students discover the exciting applications of mechanical engineering! Campers will investigate levers, pulleys and other simple machines as they construct their own creations building upon existing knowledge each day of camp. The camp will culminate with the design and construction of a Rube Goldberg-style chain-reaction machine! This camp is designed to actively engage participants in the learning process. Throughout the camp, students will build problem solving skills, learn math and science (while having fun), explore engineering as a career option and discover how things work. Participants must be 9 years of age by June 1 or have completed 3rd grade. Visit http://www.okwondertorium.org/page/home/visit/summer-2018 for registration. See the camp flyer.
Session 1: June 26-28 from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Session 2: July 10-12 from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Art of Discovery Summer Wonder Camp
This three-day camp focuses on exploring lines, shapes, & colors in fun, educational, and, at times, messy activities! Each day, discover how these elements of art are the building blocks for all art through books, famous artworks, and hands-on creative activities. Taught by award-winning art teacher, Crista McCann at the Oklahoma WONDERtorium. Participants must be 6 years of age by June 1 or have completed kindergarten. Visit http://www.okwondertorium.org/page/home/visit/summer-2018 for registration. See the camp flyer.
Session 1: June 26-28 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Session 2: July 24-26 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Maker's Studio - Oklahoma WONDERtorium
June and July: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. For all ages. No registration needed, this is a drop-in activity. Included in the price of museum admission or membership. Activities include: cardboard challenge, puppet design, weaving wonders, and story in a box.
You + Me Building Nights - Oklahoma WONDERtorium
June and July: Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. For all ages. No registration needed, this is a drop-in activity. This summer, the Oklahoma WONDERtorium will open special hours for kids and mentors to come build together! Each night will offer a unique building activity and a WONDERful opportunity to slow down and focus on you and your child. Come unplug with us! Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and mentors are all welcome to come be building buddies!
Art of Play Days - Oklahoma WONDERtorium
July: Tuesdays at 10:30 am. For all ages, no registration needed. Included in the price of museum admission or membership. Tuesday Story-Time takes a creative turn this summer and connects books about art & imagination with exploratory play. Children are encouraged to visit multiple stations with various art materials such as paints, fibers, and sensory items to explore and create without a product in mind. Enjoy the freedom & fun that is the Art of Play.
Summer Art Studios - Wayne Thiebaud
June 5-8 & June 12-15: Come dive into the whimsical world of Wayne Thiebaud! Students may choose to work in 2D, 3D, or sign up for both weeks! Students working in 2D will dabble in basic drawing techniques as well as painting, and printmaking. In our 3D studios, students will roll up their sleeves to work with different types of clay, paper mache, and culinary arts. http://artscenter.okstate.edu/summer-art-studios/330-summer-art-studios-wayne-thiebaud
Summer Art Studios - Frida Kahlo
June 19-22 & June 26-29: Come journey with us as we walk through the vibrant and colorful life of Frida Kahlo! Students may choose to work in 2D, 3D, or sign up for both weeks! Students in the 2D studio will learn how to draw a portrait, paint with acrylics and watercolors, and experiment with printmaking. Students in 3D will work with different types of clay, upcycled mediums such as paper mache, and culinary arts. http://artscenter.okstate.edu/summer-art-studios/329-summer-art-studios-frida-kahlo
Summer Art Studios - Jeff Koons
July 10-13 & July 17-20: Students will reflect on the gleaming and shiny public artworks of Jeff Koons. Our artists in 3D training will be working hard in the clay studio creating sculpture pieces. 2D will be learning various drawing techniques, playing with paint and pastels, and learning how to draw their reflections by looking in 3D objects. http://artscenter.okstate.edu/summer-art-studios/331-summer-art-studios-jeff-koons
Meridian Technology Center Summer Camps
Summertime is fun time at Tech. From computers to construction, Meridian has a summer camp that’s just for you! All camps are $66. Each camp includes three days filled with hands-on activities, breakfast, lunch, snacks, T-shirt, camp photo and transportation. Each camp has a limited number of students. Visit https://www.meridiantech.edu/summercamp for more information.
June 5-7: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm (entering 7th-9th grade), Campers can choose three of the following activities: Automotive from the Inside Out, Health Care Heroes, Digital Download, Infinite Exploration, or Build your Brand. Campers can also choose to spend all three days in either From Art to Part or Under Construction.
Junior Chocolatier Workshops
The Junior Chocolatier Workshops are open for registration at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory for ages 6-12. Please call the store at 405-533-2977 for details or stop by to pick up registration forms. Located at 714 S. Main Street in Downtown Stillwater.
Lake McMurtry Outdoor Adventure Camp
Lake McMurtry Outdoor Adventure camp is designed to foster environmental stewardship among our youth. At camp we engage children by using outdoor fun to create pathways for lessons in environmental education, ecology, team building, and much more! All camp sessions are designed by professional educators and are perfect for the young and curious. Camp is entirely outdoors and consists of a wide variety of activities. Each day at camp will be an outdoor adventure filled with numerous opportunities for hands on learning. For ages 7-12. For more information, visit https://www.lakemcmurtry.com/adventure-camp.html
May 29 - June 1: Adventure Sports
June 4-8: Nature Observing
June 11-15: Park Science
June 18-22: Outdoor Skills and Living
June 25-29: Wild Arts
StillyArts Summer Camp
May 28 - August 10: for students 5-12 years old. Unleash your imagination, create art, learn dancing, explore drama and get inspired. You can choose one week or multiple weeks. Each week the lessons on art techniques will vary. The students repeating the weeks will get more exposure to art styles and techniques. Dance choreography and drama will vary for each week as well. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.
Stillwater KIDS Summer Sports Camp
Stillwater KIDS Summer Sports Camp is a great way to keep your kids excited, having fun, safe, and moving during the summer! As a full day camp all summer long, students are able to experience many different sports such as martial arts, tumbling, basketball, Frisbee, and more! Kids ages 5-12 may join the program as long as space is still available. In order to get more information visit our website at www.StillwaterSummerCamp.com or contact us at (405) 372-5425.
YMCA Summer Day Camp
May 30 - August 10: This camp is offered from Monday-Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and is open to ages 5-12. It will be held at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 902 N. Washington St. For more information, contact the YMCA at 405-372-5833 or view the camp flyer.
Magic Tree House Passport to Adventure Summer Camp Edition
June: Hosted by Bliss Books and Bindery (120 E. 9th Ave.) Each week, kids will have a 90 minute camp session and 60 minute reading for kids. Camp will consist of fun crafts and games. Sign up in the store today, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer on the Plaza
Summer on the Plaza is a family event featuring affordable food, a free live concert, water toys, inflatables, a free movie screening, and more. This event is held weekly on the last two Thursday’s in May and every Thursday in June. All the outdoor fun, including live performing artists, begins at 6:00 pm. The free movie begins at 8:00 pm in the Student Union Theater. There’s truly some fun for everyone at Summer on the Plaza, and we want you to be a part of it!
May 24: Isaac McClung and "The Lion King"
May 31: Val Gladden Band and "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
June 7: Jack Betts and "101 Dalmatians" (animated)
June 14: Summerland and Belle Plaine and "Coco"
June 21: New Time Zones and "Tarzan"
June 28: Steelwind and "A Wrinkle in Time"
Spongebob Squarepant Camp - Stillwater Children's Theatre
June 4-8: Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Who has a Broadway musical all about him? The Sponge with the square pants, of course! In this week long camp, students will jump into the town of Bikini Bottom as they learn character development and performance skills. Students will work together to create and costume their characters and learn choreographed dance numbers from the musical, culminating in a mini-performance on Friday. Recommended for grades 1-5. Visit the Stillwater Children's Theatre website for more information.
Trolls Dance Party Musical - Stillwater Children's Theatre
June 11-15: All of your favorite characters from the Trolls movie come together for a dance party to celebrate Princess Poppy's Sparkle Day! But will the evil Chef Bergen try to ruin the day and eat all of the celebrating trolls? Students will love performing this new and original mini-musical at the end of the week. Recommended for grades 1-5. Visit the Stillwater Children's Theatre website for more information.
Broadway Boot Camp - Stillwater Children's Theatre
June 18-22: Join us for a week of everything musical theatre! Campers will enjoy training in warm-ups, acting and singing basics, stage movement, characterization, scene work, improvisation, costuming and make-up, auditioning techniques and much more. Recommended for grades 1-9. Visit the Stillwater Children's Theatre website for more information.
SCT Kids on Stage! presents Dorothy and "The Wizard of Oz"
June 25-29: Follow the yellow brick road! Join Dorothy and her friends as they find their way home. In this one week camp, students will rehearse and perform a fully staged production of this well-beloved and classic family favorite, featuring all your favorite songs from the movie. Recommended for grades 1-9. Visit the Stillwater Children's Theatre website for more information.
Missoula Children’s Theatre: Gulliver’s Travels
July 23-28: Auditions are from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon on July 23 at the Stillwater Community Center. Children entering first through 12th grade are invited to audition for the original Missoula Children’s Theatre rendition of "Gulliver's Travels." There is no charge to students to participate in this activity. Students wishing to audition must arrive by the scheduled start time and stay for the entire two-hour session. The first rehearsal begins about 15-30 minutes after the audition. This is a group audition, so no advance preparation is necessary. Only students who can participate every day beginning Monday, July 23 through the following Saturday should audition. There is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play. Rehearsals are every day from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Although not all cast members will be needed at every session, those auditioning must have a clear schedule for the entire week and, if selected, be able to attend all rehearsals required for their role. Two performances will be held Saturday, July 28 at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center’s Winfrey Houston Theater. Cast members will be called for dress rehearsal before the performance that day.
Thriller Dance Studio Summer 2018
Contact Kirby Payne at 405-612-8247 or email@example.com for more information.
May 29-31: Tutu's, Tiaras, and Tumbling, 3-8 years
June 4-8: Diva Dance Camp, 3-7 years
June 11-14: Acro Dance Intensive, ages 5 and up
June 19-21: Hip Hop Intensive, ages 3-15
June 26-28: Lights, Camera, Action, ages 3-12
July 9-12: Turns, Turns, and more Turns, ages 6-18
July 16-19: All State Pom Camp, ages 5-18
July 23-27: Summer Dance Intensive, ages 3-18
July 26-28: Fall Dance Early Bird Enrollment
2018 Cub Scout Day Camp: Passport to Science Adventure
May 29 - June 1: 7:30 am - 12:45 pm at Camp Sylvia Stapley. All boys and girls entering 1st-5th grades are eligible to attend. Lots of fun experiences - shooting sports, science experiments, building projects and much more. You do not have to have been a Cub Scout prior to attending the camp. View the camp flyer or contact Whitney McAllister at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
OSU Department of Wellness Swim Lessons
The Department of Wellness is committed to providing water safety instruction for both children and adults. To register for swim lessons, please contact the Colvin Business office at 405-744-5510. Group session times are listed below. Private and semi-private lessons are also available. Click here for more details.
Session 1: June 4-14
Session 2: June 18-28
Session 3: July 9-19
Session 4: July 23 - August 2
Youth Tennis Lessons
Parks and Recreation is proud to offer its Tennis Lesson Program, which is designed for beginner and advanced beginner players. Beginners: perfect for the player with little o Arno experience; instruction will concentrate on proper grip and the four fundamental strokes. Advanced Beginners: for players who have taken lessons before and need to improve their stroke and technique. Visit http://stillwater.org/news/view/id/195 for more information.
Session 1: June 4-14
Session 2: June 18-28
Session 3: July 9-19
Session 4: July 23 - August 2
AMC Summer Movie Camp
Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Cost is $4 plus tax, includes ticket and Kidspack.
June 13: Paddington 2
June 20: The Lego Batman Movie
June 27: Ferdinand
July 11: Trolls
July 18: Despicable Me 3
July 25: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
August1: The Nut Job 2
August 8: Boss Baby
Pioneer Performance Football Camps
Click here for registration.
June 11: for 7th-8th grades
June 11-24: for 9th-12th grades
Lady Pioneer Basketball Camp
June 4-7: For players going into 2nd-3rd grade. This youth basketball camp is designed to introduce or reinforce the fundamental skills of basketball and develop team concepts. Parent performance and awards will be Thursday at 3:00 pm. Lunch, t-shirt, and a basketball are included. Click here to sign up.
Stillwater Pioneer Boys Basketball Camp
May 29 - June 1: For players 6-17 years old. Skills and fundamentals learned: ball handling, defensive stance and position, form shooting, offensive moves, passing fundamentals, rebounding techniques, and team concepts. Contact Michael Davis at 405-612-0651 for more information. Click here to register.
Lady Pioneer Softball Camp
May 29 – 31: This fast pitch camp is for girls wanting to learn or advance their skills in fast pitch softball. The camp will emphasize the following skills: throwing mechanics, fielding fundamentals, base running, hitting/bunting, and defensive situations. Camp director will be head softball coach Karie Linsenmeyer. Camp staff may include current and former Pioneer softball players. Session 1: K-4th grade, 8:00 – 10:00 am. Session 2: 5th-8th grade, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Click here to sign up.
Stillwater Softball Bootcamp
June 19-21: For Stillwater high school and junior high/middle school fast pitch softball players. The camp will include hitting, fielding, sliding and base running. Stillwater High School coaches will be hands-on at the camp. Players need to bring their own equipment and water bottle. Click here to sign up.
Summer @ Your Library
The Stillwater Public Library has a summer filled with clubs, performances, prizing, friends and READING! They provide summer programs for children (up to fifth grade) and teens (sixth through twelfth grade) and adults (18 and over). All clubs have age appropriate activities and reading suggestions, and family movies are offered each week. Visit the library website for more information. Registration is open beginning May 11.
Children’s Summer Reading Program
In Mid-May each year, the library will open registration to its summer reading program. Children or their parents may register online or at the library. Once the form is complete pick up a summer reading club packet at the library. All reading prizes will be handed out at the library and hours will only be counted for registered participants.
Reading Program: Children are encouraged to read during their summer vacation and can earn prizes by doing so. Readers will keep track of how much time they read on logs provided in their packet. Each log has icons that should be marked for every 15 minutes a child reads or is read to by a caregiver.
The Award Ceremony: The Award Ceremony will be held on July 24th at 10:00 am, 1:30 pm, and 6:30 pm. Children who have read 10 or more hours will be invited to attend. We ask that families with last names starting with A-L attend the 10:00 am ceremony and last names starting with M-Z attend the 1:30 pm ceremony.
Live Performances: Live performances by children’s entertainers such as theater troupes, clowns, magicians, storytellers, dancers and more. Performances are held each Tuesday in June and July at 10:00 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, and 6:30 pm and take place in the Auditorium on the second floor of the meeting room building. There will be no evening performance of the operetta.
- June 5: A Thoroughly Modern Rapunzel
- June 12: Doggie Dance!
- June 19: Magician Kevin Wade
- June 26: We Will Rock You
- July 3: Hill's Irish Dancers
- July 10: Juggle Whatever's Lights! Music! Circus!
- July 17: Peter Nestler Jump Roper
- July 24: Reading Aware Ceremony (by invitation only)
Movies: Family-friendly films (rated G or PG) will be shown on the big screen in the auditorium on Thursdays at 10:00 am & 1:30 pm. One bag of popcorn per person will be provided. We encourage everyone to bring a water bottle which we can refill with ice water. Movies will start on June 7 and run through July 19.
- June 7: Coco
- June 14: Sing
- June 21: Despicable Me 3
- June 28: Smurfs
- July 5: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
- July 12: The BFG
- July 19: Nut Job
Musicals: Favorite musicals, both classic and new, will be shown on the big screen on Fridays from June 8 - July 20 at 1:00 pm, with popcorn provided.
- June 8: Grease
- June 15: Hairspray
- June 22: Cabaret
- June 29: Singin' in the Rain
- July 13: The Wiz
- July 20: La La Land
T-Shirts: The library issues a free T-Shirt Logo Coupon with each reading packet. The Chris’ University Spirit coupon is good for one free logo that will be professionally ironed on to your own T-shirt. Children should wear their current summer t-shirts to the programs to be eligible to enter drawings for a prize (only one drawing entry per day).
Weekly Drawing: A weekly drawing will be held at closing on Fridays. All summer reading club members are encouraged to visit the library each week to enter the drawing. Winners will be notified by phone each week.
Teen Summer Reading Program
The Teen Summer Reading Program includes weekly events and the opportunity to earn prizes for reading. Students attending grades 6-12 in the fall are eligible to participate. This year's theme is Libraries Rock! Please note that many of the programs will include physical activity, so read the complete notification on the library website or as a part of the reading challenges. Doing so will get you an extra entry in the grand prize drawing! Visit the library website for more information.
Reading Tracking: Track time read online using your wandoo username and password. You can access the site at home, at the library catalog computers, or on your mobile device. Librarians are happy to show you how to track your time on wandoo!
Teen Summer T-Shirts: We're streamlining the t-shirt process this year: anyone participating in a SPL summer reading program can take their own shirt (blank on front or back) to Chris' University Spirit along with the t-shirt printing coupon to be able to get a shirt printed. You'll earn your coupon along with a regular prize at 5 hours of reading.
Weekly Programs: Each Wednesday in June and July from 2:30 to 4:30 pm, the library holds a program just for young adults. Programs include everything from concerts and cool science presentations to trendy craft projects and movies.
- June 6: Astronomy Rocks
- June 13: Climbing Rocks!
- June 20: Ukuleles Rock!
- June 27: Latin Dance Rocks!
- July 11: Geology Rocks!
- July 18: African Dance, Music and Drum Lessons Rock!
- July 25: Trampoline Finale
Grand Prize and Weekly Drawings: At each weekly program names will be drawn for small prizes. At the summer finale, all submitted reading logs and "extra" entries will be compiled and winners for the grand prize will be drawn. One grand prize winner will get to choose one of the prizes below. The prizes are valued at approximately $400 each.
Top 30 Readers: The 30 teens who read the most this summer will be invited to attend an after hours Nerf War at the library on Saturday August 4th from 6:30-8:30pm, The library will provide nerf guns and darts for all participants to use.
Adult Summer Reading Program
Ages 16 and up are eligible to participate in the adult summer reading program. You must be a Payne County resident, go to school in Payne County, or live within 30 miles of Stillwater to participate in reading for prizes. Visit the library website for more information.
Every 5 Hours of Reading: You will receive one entry into the grand prize drawing plus a smaller incentive prize (while supplies last). Options will include $5 fine coupons, extra grand prize entries, and some additional awesome prizes to be announced soon. You will pick up your incentive prizes at the adult help desk.
Grand Prizes: You can enter your reading until Friday, July 27 at 12 pm. At that time we will compile all grand prize entries and draw for a winner. The grand prize winner will get to pick one item from the following list (all valued at approximately $200). We will announce the winner by 5 pm on Friday, July 27.
- June 7: 6:30 pm, Music and Wine Pairings
- June 17: 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Father's Day
- June 19: 6:30 pm, Hip Hop Appreciation
- June 27: Music for Babies
- July 9-15: Music Escape Room (various times)
- July 19: 6:30 pm, Classical Music Appreciation
- July 27: 7:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 80s Dance Party Finale
Oklahoma State University 2018 Athletic Camps
Mike Gundy Cowboy Football Camps
The Mike Gundy Cowboy Football Camps are designed to give each individual athlete a solid foundation in the basic football fundamentals needed to excel at his specific position. The Oklahoma State Football staff and guest coaches run all camps. This means you will receive the same expert coaching that every OSU player receives. Camps are designed to be fun, educational and allow each athlete an opportunity to develop his overall skills. Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and gender. Visit the camp website for more information.
June 2: Junior College Camp
June 3: Mini Camp I
June 6: Special Teams Camp
June 7: Down and Dirty Lineman Camp
June 10: Mini Camp II
June 15: Youth Camp
July 28: Mini Camp III
Mike Boynton Basketball Camp
The primary purposes are to teach young men to develop their skills and improve their abilities in the finer points of basketball, improve as people, and have fun. The camp staff encourages the development of sportsmanship, leadership and citizenship. Visit the camp website for more information.
Mini Camp: June 11-13, Geared toward the youngest inspired future hipsters. Campers entering grades 1-6 will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the game in a fun-filled environment. The camp staff will work enthusiastically to create an environment that youngsters will love!.
Team Camp: June 15-17, The Team Camp is structured for all levels of high school aged competition. We offer a variety of options so that every team can benefit. Playing multiple games against competition across the region will help develop team chemistry for your upcoming season. Camps are run in conjunction will Eddie Jackson Bi-State Officiating Clinic. All games will be officiated by high school and college officials.
Parent/Child Camp: June 29-30, This camp provides a great opportunity for a one-on-one camp experience with parent and child.
Jim Littell Basketball Camps
Expect a camp experience that includes instruction, drills, competitions and games. Call 405-744-4592 or visit https://littellhoopscamp.com for more information. The Jim Littell Basketball camps are open to any and all entrants limited only by number of camp participants, age, grade level, or gender.
Individual Camp: June 1-2, This camp focuses on offensive and defensive fundamental skills as well as increasing individual skills through station work, position work and competitive competitions.
Little Cowgirl Camp: June 4-6, This camp focuses on the basic fundamentals of shooting, passing, ball handling, teamwork and defense. For grades K-3.
Junior Cowgirl Camp: June 4-6, This camp provides the opportunity to focus more on player development, one on one moves, defensive technique and shot improvement. There will also be station drills and competitive contests. For grades 4-8.
Shooting Camp: June 7, This camp is intended for players, grades 7 – 12. The camp focuses on the basic fundamentals of shooting.
Team Camp: June 8-10, This is a High School team camp with different divisions for skill level and sizes of schools. The camp will consist of daily play and then a championship bracket for all divisions. Teams will be split into different divisions depending on their class size and skill levels. All teams will play at least six games—with the potential for more.
Josh Holliday Baseball School
Summer Youth Camps are an awesome way to spend three summer days on the same field where the Pokes play. Camp will be instructed by the entire OSU Coaching staff as well as OSU Players and other High School and College Coaches. Camp will cover all facets of the game as well as scrimmages and other fun activities. Session 2 of camp will be appropriately scaled for older and more advanced youth players. Visit the camp website for more information.
Session 1: June 18 -20 (1st-4th graders)
Session 2: June 21-22 (5th – 8th graders)
Cowgirl Softball Camps
The Oklahoma State coaching staff is proud to announce a summer camp at the Cowgirl Softball Complex. Visit the camp website for more information and to register.
Offensive/Defensive Three-Day Camp: June 12-14, For girls ages 8-19. These unique skills camps offer in-depth and advanced training for the particular areas inside the game. Each member of the coaching staff will be leading a specific area that concentrates on their particular area of expertise. Each camp will provide quality instruction and the opportunity to interact with several current OSU Cowgirl softball players. Participants are encouraged to attend all camps to receive instruction on different parts of the game.
Summer Prospect Camp: June 17-20, For girls entering 7th-12th grade. These unique skills camps offer in-depth and advanced training for the particular areas inside the game. Each member of the coaching staff will be leading a specific area that concentrates on their particular area of expertise. Each camp will provide quality instruction and the opportunity to interact with several current OSU Cowgirl softball players.
Summer Cowgirl Kids Camp: June 25-29, For girls ages 6-11. This interactive camp is a great experience for all of our young Cowgirls. Each morning session will include softball specific instruction with other fun campus experiences mixed in – all led by our current cowgirl softball players! Campers will have the opportunity to tour the athletic facilities at Oklahoma State and witness where our current cowgirls train/study/eat/etc.! Each cowgirl kid will leave with an Oklahoma State softball shirt and an experience they won’t forget!
OSU Tennis Camps
Oklahoma State tennis coaches Chris Young and Jay Udwadia will team up to host the Oklahoma State tennis camp this summer. The camp will consist of two sessions, both hosted at the brand new Greenwood Tennis Center in Stillwater. Each session will consist of a 10 & under program, as well as a player development camp for players ages 10-18. Visit the camp website for more information.
10 and Under Program: June 4-7, Children ages 6-10 are eligible to attend this session. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, with each day beginning at 9:30 a.m., and wrapping up at noon.
Player Development Commuter Camp: June 4-7, This session of the OSU tennis camp is geared towards players ages 10-18. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, with each day beginning at 9:30 a.m., and wrapping up at 4 p.m.
10 and Under Program: June 11-14, Children ages 6-10 are eligible to attend this session. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, with each day beginning at 9:30 a.m., and wrapping up at 4 p.m.
Player Development/Tour Training Overnight Camp: June 11-14, This session of the OSU tennis camp costs $350 for commuters and $575 for campers staying overnight. The overnight camp fee includes room and board for the week. Commuting campers have the option of purchasing dinner each night of the camp for $10/day. The camp is geared towards players ages 10-18. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, with each day beginning at 9:30 a.m., and wrapping up at 4 p.m.
Cowboy/Cowgirl Golf Camp
The purpose of this camp is to expose young golfers to the basic and advanced techniques of competitive golf as taught on the collegiate and professional levels and have a good time in the process. There are three different sessions from which to choose: two one-week sessions and a two-week session. Golfers may attend either of the first two sessions, or may choose to attend both sessions. Visit the camp website for more information.
Session 1: June 2-6
Session 2: June 6-10
Both Sessions: June 2-10
Oklahoma State Soccer Camps
Visit the camp website for more information and to register.
Advanced Camp 1: June 10-14, For boys and girls ages 8-18. Advanced Camps will be broken down into two groups. The younger group will focus more on the technical aspects of the game such as shooting, passing, receiving, dribbling, and moves. The older group will focus more on the tactical aspects of the game such as shape, movement off the ball, positioning, and combination play. Both groups will be exposed to all aspects of the game, i.e. game situations, small sided games, and a competitive environment.
Advanced Camp 2: July 8-12, For boys and girls ages 8-18. Advanced Camps will be broken down into two groups. The younger group will focus more on the technical aspects of the game such as shooting, passing, receiving, dribbling, and moves. The older group will focus more on the tactical aspects of the game such as shape, movement off the ball, positioning, and combination play. Both groups will be exposed to all aspects of the game, i.e. game situations, small sided games, and a competitive environment.
Junior Elite ID Camp: July 16-18, For boys and girls in 5th-7th grade for the 2017-2017 academic year. This camp is designed for advanced ECNL, ODP and Club players and will be very competitive. If you want to test yourself against the best, this camp is for you. The sessions will be run by top-level club, high school and college coaches.
Elite College ID Camp: July 18-20, For girls in 8th-12th grade plus JUCO for the 2017-18 academic year. The Elite College ID Camp will be conducted by head coach Colin Carmichael, associate head coach Justin Elkington and assistant coach Michael O'Hare. The coaching sessions and curriculum will be designed by the OSU coaches to challenge players with advanced technical and tactical components of the game. The camp is designed for advanced ODP, Club, High School and Junior College players and will be very competitive. If you want to test yourself against the best, this camp is for you.
Goalkeeper Academy: All sessions, The Goalkeeping Academy is run in conjunction with every OSU Soccer Camp and is available to those players currently playing goalkeeper or those who may be interested in playing. Goalkeepers of all ages and abilities are invited to attend. Goalkeepers will be put in training groups of similar age and ability in order to maximize learning potential. Goalkeepers will receive specialized Keeper training from the OSU Goalkeeper Coach, along with current and former Cowgirl Goalkeepers.
John Smith Wrestling Camps
Visit the camp website for more information.
Technique Camp: June 17-21, This camp is for the wrestler that is looking to improve on the best and easiest way to get a takedown, to score off bottom, and different ways to ride from the top position.
Team Camp: June 21-25, This camp is for you to bring your whole team, as many wrestlers as you want, and wrestle the best teams from across the country! Everyone competes in dual meets and Tuesday’s closing tournament. Awards go to the top three teams and to the top three place winners in the tournament.
Intensified Training Camp: June 17-26, This camp consists of four workouts a day for 10 days, including running and weightlifting. NCAA rules now permit seniors to attend camps.
OSU Equestrian Cowgirl Summer Clinic
The purpose of this clinic is to not only have riding instruction, but also have film review and information on being a collegiate athlete from an academic and compliance standpoint. We want to take your riding skills to the next level and help riders understand everything involved with being on a collegiate Equestrian team. Head Coach Larry Sanchez brings his 20 plus years of collegiate coaching experience to the clinic as well as Assistant Hunt Seat Coach Sammy Elser and Assistant Western Coach Jenna Blumer. Registration is limited to the first 24 applicants – 12 Hunt Seat riders and 12 Western riders (Horsemanship/Reining.) Openings will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. After the 24 spots are filled, we will keep other applicants on stand-by in case there is a cancellation. This camp is open to all students in grades 9-12. Visit the camp website for more information.
Session 1: June 4-7
Session 2: June 12-15
Oklahoma State University 2018 Summer Camps
OSU Summer Music Camp
July 8-13: A five-day intensive musical experience, the OSU Summer Music Camp offers high school students the opportunity to study their instruments in a comprehensive collegiate setting. The camp offers three tracks of study: band, orchestra and piano. Band and orchestra students will have the opportunity to play as members of large ensembles, as well as participate in instrument-specific instruction, led by OSU music faculty members. Students will be involved in master classes, chamber ensembles, and elective course studies. Private lessons with OSU faculty are also available. Students will study in-depth instrument-specific fundamentals, short- and long-term strategies for musical growth, and techniques for high-level performance, including how to progress in the All-State process and other competitions. For more information, visit http://musiccamp.okstate.edu
Cello Boot Camp
May 30 - June 2: For ages 14-18. Call 405-744-8996 for more information.
UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summer Camp
June 4-8: For high school students in grades 9-12. Three to four teams will be selected. Each team should consist of 4-5 students and one teacher. Please contact Brandy Mays at Brandy.Mays@okstate.edu or Cindy Rice at Cindy.Rice@okstate.edu and visit the camp website for more information or see the camp flyer.
June 4-8: for K through 5th grades. Students will learn the Engineering Design Principles with interactive and fun project based hands-on learning STEM activities. Please contact Brandy Mays at Brandy.Mays@okstate.edu or Cindy Rice at Cindy.Rice@okstate.edu for more information or see the camp flyer.
College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Discovery Days
The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technolgy Discovery Days provides high school students the opportunity to explore various engineering disciplines through activities and presentations. See the camp flyer for more information.
June 1: Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace/Mech. Engineering Tech
June 8: Civil and Environmental Engineering/Biosystems Engineerign
June 15: Chemical Engineering/Industrial Engineering and Management
June 22: Electrical and Comp. Engineering/Electrical Engineering Tech
Fire Protection Design Camp
July 9-13: For high school students in grades 9-12. Students will apply engineering principles to design systems that will detect and suppress a fire while using hands-on learning for "Burning down the House - The Engineering Systems to Keep it Safe." Please contact Brandy Mays at Brandy.Mays@okstate.edu or Cindy Rice at Cindy.Rice@okstate.edu for more information for see the camp flyer.
July 16-18: For students in 6th-8th grades. Students will have the opportunity to engineer and program robots. Be part of a "pit crew" and build epic remote-controlled robots, then learn how to program it to run autonomously. Please contact Brandy Mays at Brandy.Mays@okstate.edu or Cindy Rice at Cindy.Rice@okstate.edu for more information or see the camp flyer.
If I Build It Camp
July 9-13: This engineering camp is designed for kids entering grades 4-6 in Fall 2018. Kids will build a variety of fun, hands-on projects and learn about different career opportunities in engineering by working in class with professional engineers. Concact email@example.com or visit https://crstl.okstate.edu for more information.
Discover Architecture Workshop
June 11-16: The "Discover Architecture" summer academy is designed for potential university students who are at least 16 years old. The program will introduce several aspects within the fields of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Landscape Architecture, and Construction Science and Management through the use of academic projects that are designed to stimulate creativity and be fun. For more information, contact Professor Suzanne Bilbeisi at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the academy website or see the camp flyer.
Camp TURF (Tomorrow's Undergraduates Realizing the Future)
June 3-15: For grades 9-10. This academy will provide students with the opportunity to interact with professors and explore a variety of careers in horticulture and landscape architecture, with hands-on activities such as cloning, grafting, filming an Oklahoma Gardening segment for television, drawing landscape symbols, building a model residential landscape, assembling irrigation systems and creating dish gardens. Helpful sessions about college admission, financial aid and career aptitudes will be interspersed throughout the academy. Evening and recreational activities are also planned. Contact Dr. Shelley Mitchell, email@example.com, 405.744.5755, or download the application at www.hortla.okstate.edu/camp-turf
Plants and Bugs Camp
May 29 - June 1 and July 17-20: For ages 8-12. Contact Shelley Mitchell at Shelley.Mitchell@okstate.edu or 405-744-5755 to register.
Exploring the Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction and the Bonding Process
June 24-30: For grades 9-10. This academy will use animals as tools to teach scientific concepts, mathematics and enhanced health care for humans. Students will apply their learning through hands-on experiences, workshops and real human-animal interactions by visiting assisted living centers, child care centers, animal shelters, and police and law enforcement working dog demonstrations and by teaching a dog bite prevention workshop to young children. Students will develop innovative and creative ways of solving environmental and wildlife issues by observing science in action and applying mathematical concepts during a trip to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Students will learn other therapeutic values of animals and responsibilities of service animals to assist individuals who require mobility support and assistance accessing public facilities. Contact Dr. Sherril M. Stone, firstname.lastname@example.org, 918.636.7214, or Dr. Penny Cantley, email@example.com, or download the application at https://education.okstate.edu/sites/default/files/outreach/summer_academy_application.pdf
It's a Polymer Life: Polymers of Everyday Life Summer Academy
June 13-15: for grades 10-12. This academy offers students the opportunity to make polymers and to measure and understand the properties of polymers and why polymers are used in everyday life - from packaging to automobile parts to artificial organs to bulletproof vests. In addition, students will learn in the laboratory about dyeing different types of polymers - from natural (cotton) to synthetic (polyester/nylon) - and how the polymers' properties affect the dyeing process. Students will also explore the science of baking and experience college life. This is a partnership with OSU College of Arts and Sciences and the Division of Institutional Diversity. Contact Dr. Jovette Dew, 405.744.5335, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://das.okstate.edu/polymerlife
Future Agricultural Education Teachers Academy
June 18-22: For campers ages 16-18. Contact camp coordinators Jon W. Ramsey at email@example.com or Karen Brown Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
OSU Livestock Judging Camp
This unique experience will give participants the exciting opportunity to work with some of the most successful livestock judging coaches in the country. Participants will also benefit from personal training by members of the national champion 2017 and already successful 2018 teams. Each session is limited to 70 participants and is first come, first served. Contact Rusty Gosz at Rusty.email@example.com for more information. Click here to download the registration packet.
Session 1: June 11-13
Session 2: June 14-16
Oklahoma State 4-H Roundup
July 25-27: Youth must be 13 yards of age by January 1, 2018 or have completed the 7th grade to attend. If you have questions or need additional assistance, please contact the State 4-H Office at 405-744-8891.
Since 2003, the OSU Alumni Association has welcomed OSU Legacies ages 7 to 13 and their grandparents to campus for a unique intergenerational learning experience at Grandparent University. This three-day summer camp is a fun-filled experience that actively engages kids in academics at OSU while creating memories for grandparents and their grandchildren. The Legacies enroll in one of the provided majors. After completing the program, they will “graduate” with a certificate in their chosen field. Along with the activities in the classroom, there is time to socialize over swimming at the Colvin Center or cheering at the OSU tailgate. Visit the camp website for more information and registration.
Session 1: June 20-22
Session 2: June 27-29
Summer Art Academy
The Summer Art Academy is a non-credit commuter program of summer classes for students aged 13-18. The schedule of classes allows students to attend afternoon blocks under the guidance of master instructors. The academy covers a wide variety of topics including watercolor, digital photography, video & animation, pottery, sculputre, and impressionism & post impressionism. Visit http://summerartacademy.okstate.edu for more information.
May 29 - June 1: Intro to Watercolor
June 4-8: Digital Photography
June 11-15: Video Animation
June 18-22: Introduction to Pottery
June 25-29: Sculpture
July 2-3, 5-6: Impressionism and Post Impressionism
Information Systems Technology Exploration for High School Students
June 3-8: For campers in 9th-11th grades. Visit the camp website for more information.
Teen Writer's Camp: Graphic Novels with Tim Jessell
June 4: from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for students in grades 6-12. Click here to register. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sports Media Camp
June 13-16: For ages 16 and over. Each summer, Oklahoma State hosts a four-day, on-campus Sports Media Camp for high school students interested in working in the sport communication industry. The OSU Sports Media Camp is directed by OSU Sports Media faculty member Dave Hunizker, the official voice of the OSU Cowboys, with other OSU Sports Media faculty serving as camp instructors. Camp attendees attain practical experience in broadcasting play-by-play, sport media production, sports reporting fundamentals and sports writing. Aspiring sports media professionals have come from all over the country to attend this camp, with many eventually enrolling in the OSU Sports Media program. Visit http://sportsmedia.okstate.edu/sports-media-camp for more information.
Summer Science Academy: Exploring the Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction
June 24-30: For students entering 9th or 10th grade in Fall 2018. This academy will use animals as tools to teach scientific concepts, mathematics and enhanced health care for humans. Students will apply their learning through hands-on experiences, workshops and real human-animal interactions by visiting assisted living centers, child care centers, animal shelters, and police and law enforcement working dog demonstrations and by teaching a dog bite prevention workshop to young children. Students will develop innovative and creative ways of solving environmental and wildlife issues by observing science in action and applying mathematical concepts during a trip to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Students will learn other therapeutic values of animals and responsibilities of service animals to assist individuals who require mobility support and assistance accessing public facilities. Contact Dr. Sherril M. Stone, email@example.com for more information.
Vacation Bible School
Bible Baptist Church
June 18-22: 9:30-11:30 am, ages 3-12th Grade. Most parents desire for their children to have good character, but how does that happen? At Stillwater’s Character Connection for Kids, we aim to teach good character. However, we do not want to just teach them what we think is good, but rather what the Bible has to say about character. Whether at school or sports practice, playing with their friends or listening to their parents, we want children to not just have character, but have character built by the Word of God. That is where this year’s ocean-themed Bible School, “Sailors of the Savior,” comes in. During the week, boys and girls will participate in songs, games, and the world-famous Penny March. Most importantly, will learn lessons about the godly character: Patience, Responsibility, Trustworthiness, Faith, and Obedience. Free transportation available in Stillwater and Perkins; Call 405-372-7444 or go to characterconnection.org to enroll.
June 25-29: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. We invite your kids to grab their megaphones, lace up their cleats, and tune up their instruments! As they fill up the offensive line, sideline, and drum line, our players, cheerleaders, and band members will learn about our great God who has given us His ultimate playbook. Gear up, get ready, game on! Click here for more information and registration.
First United Methodist Church
June 11-15: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, ages 7-12. We are partnering with Voyage Mobile Day Camps to bring an incredible summer camp experience here to Stillwater FUMC! It will be one week of fun and games for our Children! There are lots of ways to be involved during the week, from sending kids ages 7-12 to camp, hosting staff, helping with activities or helping to make lunches! Click here for more information and registration.
Lost Creek United Methodist Church
June 3-5: 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Click here for more information.
St. Francis Xavier
June 11-14: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. This year's theme is "Surprise! Stories of Discovering Jesus." Click here for more information and registration.
June 11-14: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, from 4 years to 5th grade. Prepare yourself for another fun-filled Vacation Bible School for kids! Learning about Jesus Christ has never been more fun than at VBS! Great music, fun games, action-packed story times, and more are only days away. Click here for registration.
University Heights Baptist Church
June 11-15: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, children who have completed Pre-K through 5th grade. This year's theme is "Babylon, Daniel's Courage in Captivity." Visit http://www.uheights.org/VBS for registration.
Stillwater Public Schools Summer School
Visit https://www.stillwaterschools.com/District/SummerSchool for more information.
Elementary Summer Reading Academy: June 18– July 12
ELL Summer School: June 18 - July 12
Middle School (Reading) Remediation: June 18 – July 12
Middle School (Math) Remediation: June 18 – July 12
Junior High School (Reading) Remediation: June 18 – July 12
Junior High School (Math) Remediation: June 18 – July 12
High School Credit Recovery, Online Edgenuity: June 4–28
High School Credit Recovery, Teacher Led: June 4–28
Driver’s Education Session 1: June 4–28, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Driver’s Education Session 2: June 4–28, 12:30 – 4:30 pm
Extended School Year: June 18 – July 12
Stillwater Public Schools Free Meals for Kids
May 31 - July 27: No cost or enrollment. Open to all children under 18 years old. Fore more information, call 405-533-6445.
Will Rogers Elementary
Monday - Friday: Breakfast 7:30 - 8:30 am and Lunch 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Southern Woods Park
Monday - Friday: Lunch 11:00 - 11:30 am (Open July 4)
Boomer Lake Splash Pad
Monday - Friday: Lunch 1:00 - 1:30 pm (Open July 4)
Whispering Hills Apartments
Monday - Friday: Lunch 12:00 - 12:30 pm
Cimarron Town Homes
Monday - Thursday: Lunch 12:00 - 12:30 pm (July 4 - July 26)