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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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

Camp Leo

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.

Wonder Workshop

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.

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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: 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.


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

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Oklahoma State University 2018 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.

Architecture Camp

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  suzanne.bilbeisi@okstate.edu.

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