Parks & Recreation Program Guide

Welcome to our program guide. Click on a program name for more details. Click on the "Register Here" link, where available, to register for the selected program.

Martin Park Nature Center

Mon 07/16/18 to Fri 07/20/18  Career Camp
Event ID: 14404
Learn about careers in natural sciences while getting hands-on fun exploring archery, hiking, and nature studies. This camp includes field trips to Oklahoma City's Welfare Department, an Oklahoma City University, the National Park Service and more! Minimum age 9.
Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 8:00am - 5:30pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
Ages: 9-12
Cost: $225/participant
Register Here!


Mon 06/04/18 to Fri 08/03/18  Fit For Youth Day Camp
Event ID: 12791
Let us fill your summer break with fun, fitness, and friendship! Join us for a day camp of engaging activities including sports, arts, swimming, recreational activities, nature, and an included weekly field trip. Campers will go home with a t-shirt and lots of fun memories! Bring a sack lunch and drink; breakfast and snacks are provided.
We swim every Monday at the Foster indoor pool! Please bring a swimsuit, towel, and change of clothes with your camper!
Parent packets will be emailed out the week before camp. They will be sent to the email address used to register.   
Drop-off for camp is from 7:30am-8:10am and pickup from 4:45pm-5:30pm.
Week 1: Jun 4 - 7 - What a Wonderful World                    Week 5: Jul 2 - 6 - Party in the USA
Week 2: Jun 11 - 15 - Superheroes                                  Week 6: Jul 9 - 13 - Wizard Week
Week 3: Jun 18 - 22 - Weird and Wacky Sports                 Week 7: Jul 16 - 20 - Get Ready OKC (Emergency Preparedness) 
Week 4: Jun 25 - 29 - "Space" Camp                                Week 8: Jul 23 -27 - Under the Sea
Week 9: Jul 30 - Aug 3 - Oklahoma Adventures
Registration begins April 2, 2018. Hurry, this camp will fill up!
Mon - Fri, Jun 4 - Jul 27  7:30am - 5:30pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
Ages: 6 -14
Cost: $90/camper, $85/sibling / Week
          $80/camper, $75/sibling - Week of July 2-6
Register Here!
Mon 07/16/18 to Fri 07/27/18  "Fame Jr." Teen Camp
Event ID: 14168
Fame Jr. Day Camp is a fun filled two week performing arts experience. Participants learn theatre basics in preparation for a live stage production. Days start with company meetings, physical and vocal warm-ups, and theatre games. Under the guidance of a Director, Choreographer, Music Director, and support staff the participants engage in working rehearsals where they build self-confidence, self-esteem while having a great time! The end of the day is designated for participants "Open Mic" where self-expression takes the stage.
Participants need to wear clothes they can move in as well as closed toed shoes. Sack lunch required. 
Is your child too young for Fame Jr? Check out our camps below with spaces available:
July 16 - 20:
Youth Artist Camp: $125 registration + $25 art supply fee, ages 7 - 14, Macklanburg Rec Center.
July 23 - 27:
Instruction by Naisha Morris!
Discover Dance Camp: $110/dancer, ages 6 - 10, Douglass Rec Center.
Dive Dance Camp: $110/dancer, ages 11-13, Douglass Rec Center.
Mon-Fri, Jul 16 - 27 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Northwest Optimist Performing Arts Center
Ages: 12-17
Cost: $190/person
Register Here!
Mon 07/16/18 to Fri 07/20/18  Get Ready OKC! (Fit For Youth Week 7)
Event ID: 15667
Children will learn to weather the storm during this fun and engaging emergency preparedness camp with curriculum by the national organization Save the Children. Games, outdoor activities, crafts and hands-on learning will teach campers about fire safety, floods, storms, and how to make a home emergency plan.
Scholarships available on a limited basis. Please email to register with a scholarship.
Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20 7:30am - 5:30pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
Ages: 6 -14
Cost: $90/camper, $85/sibling
Register Here!
Mon 07/16/18 to Fri 07/20/18  Youth Artist Camp - Summer 2018 - Macklanburg
Event ID: 15232
Unleash your child's inner Picasso or Monet in our hands-on and creative week long Youth Art Camp. Camp will include instruction in painting, sculpting, watercolors, and specialized 3D projects by local professional artists and the Arts Council of Oklahoma City. Camp will be divided into two age groups: 7-10 and 11-14. Payment of the Art Supply Fee due the first day of camp. Bring lunch and a drink, snack is provided.
Extended Care - $40, available from 7:30am - 8:00am and 4:00pm - 5:30pm.
Registration ends Thursday, July 12.  
Questions? Call 405-297-2409 or email
Mon - Fri, Jul 16 - 20  8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Centerr  
  12:00pm - 4:00pm (Half Day)                  2234 NW 117th St - OKC, 73120
Ages: 7 - 14
Cost: $125/artist, $115/per sibling (full) + $25 Art Supply Fee
Cost: $70/artist, $65/per sibling (half) + $15 Art Supply Fee
Register Here!
Mon 07/23/18 to Fri 07/27/18  Mad Science Crazy Chemistry Camp
Event ID: 15364
Shake up a flask of fun in the lab as a Junior Chemist! Try your hands as a real Mad Scientist in this whirlwind camp packed solid with cool reactions. Explore Bubbling potions, slimy polymers, color-changing liquids, dry ice bubbles, and solids that disappear in an instant! Start out the week learning about laboratory equipment at your personal lab bench. Then, slide down the pH scale and spend a day finding out how different chemicals react when mixed together. Build and break molecules and grow crystals in a pitri dish. Ooze into a gooey day of making crazy concoctions like glow putty, glow spheres in a test tube, thermochromic mixtures, and guar gum brain goo! Round out this radical week by manipulating matter in all of its three states! Take home a full set of Mad Science lab gear that includes a graduated cylinder, a flask, test tubes, goggles, and a lab coat. Come take a walk on the wild side of chemistry!
Kit Supply Fee can be paid with registration or on the first day of camp.
Mon - Fri, Jul 23 -27  9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Sellers Recreation Center
Ages: 7 - 11 (2nd -5th grade)
Cost: $140/scientist + $15 Mad Science Chemistry Kit
Register Here!
Mon 07/23/18 to Fri 07/27/18  Mad Science Junior Explorers Camp
Event ID: 15665
Children explore different topics during this fun five-day camp. They take a trip through the solar system where each student become a Mad Science Astronaut in training. They make a space shuttle to take home.  In an ‘explosive’ session students get introduced to simple chemistry fun.  We simulate a volcanic eruption, observe protein molecules in action as they turn into explosive colors, and more. They get fascinated with light and learn how shadows and rainbow colors are made using a rainbow a catcher.  They mix colors of light and explore the world of color. Take an imaginary trip to the beach and see how sand is made. Meet creatures that live in the ocean. Examine different shells, a starfish, & a sponge; and see how different sea creatures live.  Make a tiny ocean to carry home ! This is a week of fun exploration and discovery!
Mon - Fri, Jul 23 -27  9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Sellers Recreation Center
Ages: 4 - 6 (Pre K- 1st Grade)
Cost: $140/explorer + $15 Mad Science Kit Fee
Register Here!

Will Rogers Gardens

Mon 07/23/18  Garden Explorers Camp
Event ID: 14381
Join us while we have fun digging in the soil, planting container gardens to take home, creating crafts, and learning about how to design a garden. Find out what's bugging you and your plants by exploring the world of insects, plants and diseases. We will also enjoy exploring the grounds of the Will Rogers Arboretum and includes a few field trips away to area destinations. Space is limited to 10, so sign up as soon as you can! Nutritious snacks will be provided throughout the day. Parents should provide a sack lunch and drink. Aftercare is available from 4pm-5:30pm for $50 a child.
Payment is non-transferable.
Mon-Fri, Jul 23-27  8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $195/camper
Register Here!