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Stillwater Summer 2019 Camps and Activities
StillyArts Summer Camp
May 27 - August 9: 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 https://stillyarts.com/summercamp2019 for more information.
Elementary Spanish Lessons Camp
This introductory Spanish class is designed to give children a fun start to learning basic language and vocabulary. Art, culture, games, and music activities will inspire their creative interests and provide hands-on experience with the language. Students will learn to ask and answer simple questions and basic vocabulary. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.
Session 1: July 8-11
Session 2: July 22-25
Summer Art Camp - Ancient Art
Want to travel around the world this summer without leaving Stillwater? Come with us as we journey into the past and study ancient art from areas such as China, India, Egypt, Greece, and Rome! We will work in the ceramics studio, learn various drawing techniques, and experiment with paint, pastels and various other media. Students can enroll for one or both weeks. Click here for more information.
Week 1: June 4-7
Week 2: June 11-14
Summer Art Camp - Renaissance
You might know the Ninja Turtles, but do you know who Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo really are? Adventure into the Renaissance and learn about the superheroes (and heroines!) of painting and sculpture! We will work in the ceramics studio and experiment with various media, including paint, pastels, watercolor, and pen and ink. Students can enroll for one or both weeks. Click here for more information.
Week 1: June 18-21
Week 2: June 25-28
Sumer Art Camp - Impressionism
“I need some Monet to get Degas and make the Van Gogh!” These artists are among the masters of Impressionism. Come and learn more about Impressionist painters and printmakers while creating your own works of art! We will experiment with clay, pastel, paint, watercolor, printmaking, and various drawing media. Students can enroll for one or both weeks. Click here for more information.
Week 1: July 9-12
Week 2: July 16-19
July 15-17: Limited enrollment ages 6-12. The Stillwater History Museum is offering a camp for children interested in the inner workings of a museum. Over three days we will explore every inch of the museum, investigate history mysteries, learn what it takes to put together an exhibit and then each camper will have an opportunity to curate their own mini exhibit. See website for details and to pre-register. There is a small fee for the camp. Click here for contact information.
Lake McMurtry Outdoor Adventure Camp
Adventure Camp at Lake McMurtry is designed to foster environmental stewardship among kids ages 7-12. At camp we engage children by using outdoor fun to create pathways for lessons in environmental education, ecology, team building, and much more! All summer camp sessions are designed by professional educators and are perfect for the young and curious. Camp is entirely outdoors and creates the perfect environment for young explorers to engage in hands on learning. For more information, visit https://www.lakemcmurtry.org/adventure-camp.html
June 3-7: Nature Observing
June 10-14: Park Science
June 17-21: Outdoor Skills and Living
June 24-28: Wild Arts
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.
Youth Fitness Zone Summer Camps
Join us for lots of exciting opportunities for a fun-filled summer at Youth Fitness Zone! All camps are Monday-Friday from 1:00-4:00pm and include theme related activities as well as snack time. Click here for more information.
June 3-7: Ready, Set, Cheer!
June 10-14: Zone Ninja Warrior
June 17-21: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
June 24-28: Nerf War Camp
July 8-12: Zone Ninja Warrior
July 22-26: Zone Olympics
July 29 - August 2: Nerf War Camp
Meridian Technology Center Summer Camps
Summertime is fun time at Tech. From health care to hair care, Meridian has a summer camp that’s just for you! Camp space is limited. Register now to ensure your child gets the camp they want. Cost is $72 and includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, T-shirt, group photo and transportation. If you live in the Meridian school district, transportation will be provided from your home school. You will be notified of the time and place by letter before camp begins. Visit https://www.meridiantech.edu/event/summer-camp/ for more information.
June 4-6: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm (entering 7th-9th grade), Campers can choose three of the following activities: Automotive from the Inside Out, Connect with IT, Health Care Heroes, Infinite Exploration, Pitch Perfect: Entrepreneurship Edition, Power Up, Salon Style, or Sous Chef Academy. Campers can also choose to spend all three days in either From Art to Part or Under Construction.
Summer on the Plaza
Summer on the Plaza is a family event featuring live music, dining, water activities, shopping, free movie showings, and much, much more. This event is held weekly at the OSU Student Union plaza on the last Thursday in May and every Thursday in June. All the outdoor fun, including live performing artists and water slides begin at 6:00 pm. Every week we will show a free movie at 8:00 pm with premium $1 concessions 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 23: Max Ridgeway Trio and “Mary Poppins Returns”
May 30: Monica Taylor and “Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse”
June 6: Val Gladden Band and “Secret Life of Pets”
June 13: New Time Zones and “A Dog’s Way Home”
June 20: Jack Betts and Dave Maguffy and “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”
June 27: Corey Redding and Chad Bubois and “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
How Stuff Works Camp
July 1-3: This camp is to teach your students how stuff works, God's view of work and how to use your God-given gifts. Camp days are for students who will be going into 4th-8th grade this fall. Hosted by Sunnybrook Christian Church. Click here for more information.
Thriller Dance Studio Summer Dance Camps
Contact Kirby Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
May 28-30: Tutus, Tiaras and Tumbling (ages 3-8)
June 3-7: Diva Dance Camp (ages 3-8)
June 3-7: Acro Dance Intensive (ages 6-18)
June 10-12: Hip Hop Dance Intensive (ages 6-18)
June 17-20: All State Pom Camp (ages 6-18)
July 8-11: Turns, Turns and more Turns (ages 6-18)
July 16-18: Baton Twirling Clinic (ages 4-18)
July 22-26: Summer Dance Intensive (ages 6-18)
Stillwater YMCA Day Camp
May 28 - August 9: For ages 5-12, Monday-Friday. Click here for more information.
OSU Department of Wellness Group Swim Lessons
Registration forms can be found at the Colvin Recreation Center. To register for group swim lessons, stop by the Colvin Recreation Center Business office with a completed registration form during operating hours Monday – Friday. Payment for lessons must accompany the registration form. For additional information, please contact the Colvin Business Office at (405) 744 – 5510 or via email at email@example.com. Parents/Guardians must be present during the duration of the Swim Lesson. Children are not allowed to be dropped off for their swim lessons. Parents/Guardians are not allowed in the pool during the swim lesson, unless they are registered for the Parent/Tot session and/or a member of the Colvin Recreation Center. Click here for more information.
Session 1: June 3-14
Session 2: Jule 17-28
Session 3: July 8-19
Session 4: July 22 - August 2
Session 5: August 5-16
Broadway Boot Camp
June 3-7: For grades 2nd-9th. Join us the week of June 3-7 for everything musical theatre!! Each session will include curriculum designed to teach the art of auditioning, memorization, vocal technique, choreography, character development, stage craft, and improvisation by industry professionals. On the final day (June 7), students will showcase their new talents on the stage for friends and family. Whether your child is a theatre novice or is Broadway bound, they will love SCT's Broadway Boot Camp! Click here for more information.
June 10-14: Join Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters as they spring to life onstage in SEUSSICAL KIDS, a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat, our narrator, tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos, including JoJo, a Who child, who gets in trouble for thinking too many "thinks." Horton's challenge is twofold --- not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant! Young performers will be excited to portray the characters from the popular Dr. Seuss books so enroll now to be part of this wonderful creative musical! Click here for more information.
Junie B. Jones, Jr.
June 17-22: Laugh yourself silly with Junie B. Jones in this hilarious Broadway Junior musical adaptation of Barbara Parks beloved series! Join Junie B. on her first day of first grade, where many changes are in store: Junie's best friend Lucille has found new best friends --- and Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. While in Mr. Scary's class, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard --- and she may need glasses. Add in a friendly cafeteria lady, an intense kickball tournament and a "Top - Secret Personal Beeswax Journal," and first grade has never been more exciting! Featuring many lovable characters and fun-filled songs, Junie B. Jones JR. will capture audiences' and performers' hearts --- just as the books captivated an entire generation of students. Please bring a sack lunch. Performances will be on June 21 & 22. Click here for more information.
Pioneer Football Performance Camps
June 10 - July 25: For grades 7-9th and 9-12th. Click here for registration.
Chic Davis’ Pioneer Boys Basketball Camp
May 28 - 31: 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 the basketball office at 405-707-5357 for more information. Click here to see the camp flyer.
Lady Pioneer All-Star Basketball Camp
June 3-6: For players going into 2nd-10th grade. This youth basketball camp is designed to introduce or reinforce the fundamental skills of basketball and develop team concepts. Click here to view the camp flyer.
Lady Pioneer Softball Camp
May 28 – 30: 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 view the camp flyer.
Stillwater Softball Camp
June 18-20: 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.
Pioneer Volleyball Skills Camp
June 17-20: Boys and girls can choose from Day Camp (ages 8-14 only) for beginner and intermediate skills and Evening Camp for intermediate and advanced skills. Click here for more information and registration.
Pioneer Summer Pride
June 3-6, June 10-13, June 17-20, June 24-27, July 8-11, July 15-18: For 6th - 12th grade athletes based on the 2019-2020 school year. Weight training, speed and agility training, flexibility, and running drills to enhance athletic performance with many of the SHS head coaches. Click here for more information.
Summer Wonder Camps - Oklahoma WONDERtorium
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4-5 Year Old Camps
Camp Leo Jr.
June 11-12 or July 9-10: Art + Science equals innovation! Explore the genius of the original STEAM guy, Leonardo Da Vinci! Children will become sculptors, make and use an observation notebook, experiment with flying machines, design and create a set of wings, work together to construct a bridge and even learn to speak a little bit of Italiano!
Storybook Chef Camp
June 18-19 or July 16-17: Join the Little Red Hen for this bread and butter inspired science camp! Through hands on threshing, winnowing, baking and eating we will explore the science of bread and the value of helping each other. Children will innovate and create gourmet butter recipes to add to their very own recipe book! (Note: Gluten free bread baking will be available as needed)
World Rhythm Camp Jr.
June 25-26 or July 23-24: Percussion is the heartbeat of music! Tour world cultures through the unique perspective of the drums they produced. Children will learn the basics of beat and time while making and playing rhythm instruments from around the world! Come learn about the very special role drums played in people groups from Africa, India, Brazil and the Caribbean.
6-8 Year Old Camps
June 11-12 or July 9-10: Art + Science equals innovation! Explore the genius of the original STEAM guy, Leonardo Da Vinci! Children will create their own fresco paintings, complete an architecture challenge, build their own sketch books for inventions, experiment with pulleys, become cartographers for a day and even learn to speak a little bit of Italiano!
Secret Agent Camp
June 18-19 or July 16-17: Covert meetings, undercover disguises, breaking secret codes and clever gadgets: discover the science behind spying while completing an important mission for Oklahoma WONDERtorium!
World Rhythm Camp
June 25-26 or July 23-24: Percussion is the heartbeat of music! Tour world cultures through the unique perspective of the drums they produced. Children will learn the basics of beat and time while making and playing rhythm instruments from around the world! Come learn about the very special role drums played in people groups from Africa, India, Brazil and the Caribbean.
9-12 Year Old Camps
Time Travel Camp
June 25-27: Join us as we travel through time to meet problem solvers who changed our world! We’ll begin with a stop in Leonardo Da Vinci’s studio to check out his plans for a helicopter and more. Then on to 15th century Florence, Italy where architects are stumped on how to build a dome for the new cathedral. Will you be the one to solve the problem? Then we’ll travel through time to meet the men and women who made flight possible. Our final destination will be in the 20th century where we will try our hands at code breaking, inspired by the Navajo Code Talkers. At every stop campers will be actively engaged in activities designed to help them develop their engineering/problem solving skills!
Mission to Mars
July 9-11: Calling all scientists, engineers, and designers to Mission Control! NASA needs us to send a spacecraft to Mars to analyze a strange rock found by the Curiosity rover. Come join planetary scientist and OSU professor Dr. Kat Gardner-Vandy as we prepare a Mission to Mars! Children will work together to plan a full mission including takeoff, landing, data collection, and of course the all-important trip home. We will study real meteorites, use satellite imagery to choose a landing location, build a launch vehicle, create working rovers and so much more!
Marine Geology Camp: Under the Sea
July 24-26: Have you ever wondered what you can find at the bottom of the ocean? Are there volcanoes under water? What lives on and under the seafloor? What role does the ocean play in our daily life? Spend 3 days with real Marine Geologists answering these questions! Located on site at the OSU Boone Pickens School of Geology; children will study marine rocks, learn about natural resources and investigate marine life under the microscope!
Summer Storytime Groove
Thursdays, 11:00 am: Get in the groove this summer with music, dance, and interactive, theatrical storytelling by local artists, the Cannon Sisters.
You+Me Build Nights
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 pm: Tuesday nights in June and July the WONDERtorium will open for extended 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. Admission is free, no registration needed.
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 pm: Imagine, plan, draw and design with your family this summer in the WONDER workshop.
Summer @ Your Library: a Universe of Stories
The Stillwater Public Library has a summer filled with performances, prizes, friends and READING! We provide summer programs for children (up to fifth grade), teens (going into 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. Click here for more information.
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 23, 2019 at 10:00 am, 1:30 pm & 6:30 pm. Children who have read 10 or more hours (and turned in at least 2 logs) will be invited to attend the Award Ceremony. We ask that families with last names starting with A-L attend the 10 a.m. 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 am, 1:30 p., 3:30 p., 6:30 pm and take place in the Auditorium on the second floor of the meeting room building. Evening performances will be held at 6:30 pm. There will be no evening performance of the operetta.
June 4: Red, White, and Blue (no 6:30 pm showing)
June 11: An Astronomers Guide to the Galaxy
June 18: Magician Kevin Wade
June 25: Animal Constellations
July 2: Magic is from Mars, Juggling is from Jupiter
July 9: Destination Moon
July 16: Monty Harper
July 23: Reading Award Ceremony (by invitation only)
Movies: (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 6, 2019 and run through July 18, 2019.
June 6: Cars 3
June 13: Space Buddies
June 20: Boss Baby
June 27: Wall-E
July 4: Library is Closed
July 11: Paddington 2
July 18: Rock Dog
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 A Universe of Stories. 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 printing our own shirts this year! Our June 5th program will include the chance to turn your own dark color (e.g. black or navy) shirt into a galaxy shirt and screenprint our summer reading logo onto it! For those who can't make the program, we're planning to have an couple of alternate times you can print it during our Fribrary movie nights, or you can pick a shirt printing coupon for Chris' University Spirit as a reading prize, then take it there along with your shirt to get it printed.
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 5: Galaxy Shirts at Prairie Arts
June 12: Superheroes in Space
June 19: Sci-Fi/Sci-Fact
June 26: Star Wars with Mandalorian Mercs and Friends
July 3: Rocket Launch with OSU Engineering
July 10: Hands-on Astronomy with NASA
July 17: Cardboard Construction Competition
July 24: Finale at Ultimate Air Park
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 $350 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 6:30-8:30 pm, 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).
Grand Prizes: You can enter your reading until July 26 at 12:00 pm. At that time we will compile all grand prize entries and draw for a winner. The grand prize winner will get a $200 gift card to the local business of their choice. We will announce the winner by 5:00 pm on July 26.
June 12: 6:30 pm, The Pursuit of Endurance: An Evening with Jennifer Pharr Davis
June 26: 12:00 pm, Get Organized with Shannon Cowan
June 25: 7:00 pm, Library Story Slam
During the summer, instead of Makerspace and Fandom Fridays, we have movie nights with popcorn and projects. This year's lineup includes:
May 24: Interstellar
May 31: Iron Giant and Space Jam
June 21: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
June 28: Star Wars Rogue One
July 19: Contact
July 26: Wall-E and Lilo and Stitch
August 16: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
August 23: Star Trek: Into Darkness
Oklahoma State University 2019 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: Mini Camp I
June 5: Special Teams Camp
June 6: Down and Dirty Lineman Camp
June 7: Youth Camp
June 9: Mini Camp II
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 10-12, Geared toward the youngest inspired future hoopsters. 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 14-16, This camp provides coaches and teams a chance to gain quality playing experience and interact with Oklahoma State’s athletes and coaching staff. The camp’s highly competitive games will be played in historic Gallagher-Iba Arena along with multiple other venues in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Parent/Child Camp: August 30-31, 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: May 31 - June 1, 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 10-12, This camp focuses on the basic fundamentals of shooting, passing, ball handling, teamwork and defense. For grades K-3.
Junior Cowgirl Camp: June 10-12, 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.
Team Camp: June 7-9, 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 17 -19 (1st-4th graders)
Session 2: June 20-21 (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.
Elite Summer Prospect Camp: June 16-19, 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 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29 - August 2, 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 3-6, 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 3-6, 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 3 p.m.
10 and Under Program: June 10-13, 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/Tour Training Overnight Camp: June 10-13, 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 2-5
Session 2: June 5-8
Both Sessions: June 2-8
Oklahoma State Soccer Camps
Visit the camp website for more information and to register.
Advanced Camp 1: June 9-13, 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 7-11, 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.
Elite College ID Camp: July 15-17, For girls in 8th-12th grade plus JUCO for the 2018-19 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 16-20, 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 20-24, 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 16-25, 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 10-13
Oklahoma State University 2019 Summer Camps
Summer Music Camp
July 7-12: 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. All events take place on the beautiful OSU-Stillwater campus at the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. Days will conclude with time to relax and enjoy all that OSU has to offer with trips to the award-winning Colvin Recreation Center and other activities. Visit http://musiccamp.okstate.edu for more information.
Sports Media Camp
June 19-22: The Oklahoma State University Sports Media Summer Camp offers practical experience in broadcasting play-by-play, production and print journalism with experienced professors and professionals such as Dave Hunziker, the voice of the OSU Cowboys. Daily activities will center on preparation, practice and opportunities to use newly acquired skills in actual sports media events. Campers are scheduled to work a live sporting event while learning the basics of play-by-play. Each camper will also have the opportunity to experience sports reporting for both broadcast and print media. Click here for more information.
The “Discover Architecture” summer workshop is designed for potential university students who are at least 16 years old. The program will introduce several aspects within the fields of Architecture and Architectural Engineering through the use of academic projects that are designed to stimulate creativity - and be fun! Oklahoma State University and several professional Architecture and Engineering firms from the state of Oklahoma sponsor this program, such that the fee to attend is only $150. All project supplies and equipment, instruction by OSU faculty, meals, and double occupancy dorm accommodations during the workshop will be provided. For more information and to watch the camp video, please visit the Discover Architecture or contact Professor Suzanne Bilbeisi at (405)744-6043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session 1: June 27-29
Session 2: July 11-13
Plant and Bug Camp
July 23-26: Plants and Bugs Day Camp includes garden activities with crafts and games in the morning. Bug activities, games, and crafts in the afternoon. Come race a termite, decorate a garden box, make a stepping stone, and eat a snack of fried mealworms! Activities are geared for ages 8-12 and the cost includes all supplies and snacks as well as two adult helpers to keep kids safe and busy. Click here for more information.
Equine Education Extravaganza
July 9-11: Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Equine Education Extravaganza. This three-day camp will focus on horse judging, oral reasons development and individual coaching. Sessions are based upon youth's interest and experience level. The camp cost is $150 and includes food, lodging and materials. Youth may also select individual day attendance for $60 per day (no lodging). Parents, volunteers and educators may also attend for the same fee. Individual reasons practice will be provided by the 2017 and 2018 AQHA Reserve Champion judging teams. Applications for adult chaperones will be taken. If selected, adults will attend for free in exchange for their services. Click here for more information.
Livestock Judging Camp
The OSU Livestock Judging Camp is widely acclaimed as the finest in the country and is held on the Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK campus. 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 2018 and already successful 2019 teams. Each session is limited to 70 participants. Registration is first come, first-serve. Click here for more information.
Session 1: June 10-12
Session 2: June 13-15
Information Systems Technology Exploration for High School Students
June 2-7: ISyTE camp provides a hands-on MIS exploration program. Students will experience college living first-hand and will stay on the Oklahoma State University campus with current OSU MIS graduate students and faculty, who will oversee the educational, cultural and recreational activities at ISyTE. Click here for more information.
Camp T.U.R.F. (Tomorrow’s Undergraduates Realizing the Future)
June 2-14: Camp T.U.R.F. is a free 2-week, residential science academy at Oklahoma State University – Stillwater. Students will interact with professors and explore a variety of careers in horticulture and landscaping, with hands-on activities at botanical gardens, field research stations, a turfgrass research center, greenhouses, research laboratories and design laboratories, and special OSU facilities such as the Insect Zoo. Evening and recreational activities are also planned. Helpful sessions about college admission, financial aid, and skills for success will be included in the academy as well as evening and recreational activities. Click here for more information.
Will You Escape?
June 4: In this interactive camp, youth writers entering grades 5-8 and grades 9-12 will explore the mystery genre and create their own escape room using the art of storytelling. Registration limited to first 25 students entering grades 5-8 and first 25 students entering grades 9-12. Click here for more information.
Summer Art Academy
The Oklahoma State University Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History announces the fifth annual summer program aimed at junior high and high school students. The Summer Art Academy is a non-credit commuter program of summer classes for students aged 12-18. The schedule of classes allows students to attend blocks under the guidance of master instructors. The academy offers five classes covering topics such as watercolor, jewelry making, drawing, introduction to pottery and art history. Students may enroll in any combination of the classes and most materials are included in the registration fee. Visit http://summerartacademy.okstate.edu for more information.
May 29-31: Introduction to Screen Printing
June 3-7: Jewelry Making
June 10-13: Watercolor
June 18-27: Introduction to Pottery
June 24-28: Introduction to Drawing
July 1-3: Renaissance and Baroque Art
OSU Art and Geometry Camp
July 22-26: The OSU College of Education's Center for Research on STEM Teaching and Learning is offering an art and geometry camp for kids entering grades 5th and 6th in Fall 19. This summer camp will introduce young artists and mathematicians to the connections between geometry and art. Students will create their own art designs by incorporating geometric principles into their personal artwork. A showcase will be held at 11:30 on Friday July 26th for the students to share their artwork with their parents and the public. Snacks, materials and camp T-shirt included. Click here for more information.
If I Build It - Engineering Camp
July 15-19: OSU’s College of Education, Health and Aviation's Center for Research on STEM Teaching and Learning in partnership with the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology is offering an engineering camp for kids entering grades 4th through 6th in Fall 19. 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 and college faculty and develop an understanding of engineering design. Drew Gossen will teach the camp. July 15-19, 2019 from 8:30am-12:00pm, 012 Willard, OSU Stillwater. Snacks, materials and camp T-shirt included. A showcase will be held at 11:30 on Friday July 19th in the Willard Living room for the students to share their projects with their parents. Click here for more information.
Engineering Adventure Camp
June 3-7 or June 24-28: OSU College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) Engineering Adventure Camps: Students will learn the Engineering Design Principles with interactive and fun project based hands-on learning STEM activities. Registration includes morning refreshments, all STEM supplies, and a shirt. Click here for more information.
July 22-24: Click here for more information.
OSU Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) Discovery Days
CEAT Discovery Days provide High School Students the opportunity to explore various engineering disciplines through activities and presentations. The discovery days are held on the first four Fridays in June from 8:30 - 4:30 on the Stillwater Campus. Click here for more information.
June 7: Civil and Environmental Engineering/Biosystems Engineering
June 14: Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace/Mech. Engineering Tech
June 21: Industrial Engineering and Management/Fire Protection
June 28: Chemical Engineering/Industrial Engineering and Management
July 12: Electrical and Comp. Engineering/Electrical Engineering Tech
4-H Design Institute: Developing Solutions to Design Problems - Apparel and Interiors
June 11-12: Participants will learn about “Empathic Design” using a Mixed Reality Lab. You become the Designer. A Designer, capable of solving a “real” apparel or interior design problem using technology as you develop the 4-H Life Skill of “empathy,” being sensitive to or identifying with another person’s situation, feeling or motives.” Click here for more information.
OSU Future Ag-Ed Teacher Academy
July 24-28: Offered by Oklahoma State University Extension and Youth Services to develop motor skills through fun activities. Click here for more information.
Polymer Life Science Camp
July 24-26: Live on campus and learn the basics of college success while exploring the science behind polymers! It’s a Polymers Life Academy is designed for high school students who have completed their freshman, sophomore or junior year in the Spring of 2019. The program will introduce several aspects within the field of science through the use of academic projects that are designed to stimulate creativity, and be fun! The academy is funded by the Oklahoma State University Division of Institutional Diversity, College of Arts and Sciences, and the OSU Foundation, so there is no charge to participants. All project supplies and equipment, instruction by OSU faculty, lunches, and transportation to scheduled activities during the academy will be provided. Assistance for transportation to and from the campus may be provided, based on need. The academy takes place July 24-26, 2019 and includes meals and any housing facilities. Click here for more information.
June 17-21: For grades 2-4, students will learn how to code many different robots and experience directional coding and block coding. For grades 4-6, students will learn how to use C coding to program Jr. Botball Robots. These camps are offered by OSU’s Center for Research on STEM Teaching and Learning. Click here for more information.
Art and Geometry Camp
July 22-26: Grades 5th and 6th. This summer camp will introduce young artists and mathematicians to the connections between geometry and art. Students will create their own art designs by incorporating geometric principles into their personal artwork. This camp is offered by OSU’s College of Education Center for Research on STEM Teaching and Learning. Click here for more information.
Vacation Bible School
Bible Baptist Church
June 17-21: For ages 3 through 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 western-themed Bible School, “Cowboys for Christ,” 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 godly character: Trustworthiness, Honesty, Responsibility, Obedience, and Courage. Free transportation available in Stillwater and Perkins; Call 405-372-7444 or go to characterconnection.org to enroll.
June 25-28: Join us for “The Adventures of Apostle Paul".” Visit https://vbspro.events/p/events/paul for registration.
First Presbyterian Church
July 29 - August 1: This intergenerational vacation Bible school is designed to strengthen individual family ties as well as the greater church family ties. All ages are welcome - from the smallest among us to our wise elders. Enjoy engaging skits, great music, amazing decorations, fun crafts and games, and faith-filled conversations and activities! 2019 GIFT Theme: Will You Be My Neighbor? With inspiration from scripture and Mr. Fred Rogers (a Presbyterian pastor!), we'll reflect on God's call to love our neighbors as ourselves. Click here for more information.
First United Methodist Church
July 21-25: Make your VBS the mane event! This epic African adventure engages the whole herd. At Roar, kids explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. Click here for more information.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
June 24-27: Children will learn about loving and following Christ as His beloved disciples in a fun filled Olympic themed week! VBS is for children entering Pre-K through 5th grades. Click here for more information.
Stillwater Bible Church
June 3-6: For kids 4 years - 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 17-21: This year’s theme is Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth. Click here for registration.
Stillwater Public Schools Free Meals for Kids
June 3 - July 26: 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 (closed July 4)
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 (Closed July 4)
Whispering Hills Apartments
Monday - Thursday: Lunch 1:00 - 1:30 pm (closed July 4)
Stillwater High School
Monday - Friday: Lunch 12:00 - 12:30 pm (closed July 4)