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 06/03/19 to Fri 06/07/19  Outdoor Skills Camp - June
Event ID: 21645
This week-long day camp, campers will learn how to prepare and survive in the outdoors. Camp staff will lead hikes, and outdoor sessions about fishing, archery, shelter building, animal tracking, water filtration, plant and animal identification, and more!
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 3 - 7  8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $200/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/03/19 to Fri 06/07/19  Outdoor Skills Camp Aftercare - June
Event ID: 21647
Parents/Guardians have the option to enroll their child in camp aftercare, allowing them to move their child's pick-up until 5:30pm during the week of camp.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 3 - 7 4:00pm - 5:30pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 8-12yrs
Cost: $50/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/17/19 to Fri 06/21/19  Nature Career Camp - June
Event ID: 21649
Learn about careers in the field of Natural Sciences. You will go on field trips to the OK Department of Wildlife, Department of Environmental Quality, the National Park Service, City of Oklahoma City Animal Welfare and Waste Management and receive hands-on experience. You will also have fun participating in archery, hiking and nature studies. 
 
Mon - Fri, , Jun 17 - 21 7:30am - 5:30pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $250/camper
Register Here!
 

Recreation

Tue 05/28/19 to Fri 08/09/19  Fit For Youth Day Camp - Summer 2019
Event ID: 19695
Let us fill your summer break with fun, fitness, and friendship! Join us in 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 and Wednesday at the Foster indoor pool! Please bring a swimsuit, towel, and change of clothes with your camper. Swim shoes, caps, goggles, and water toys are also allowed, however no large inflatables please.
 
The week before camp, parent packets will be emailed out to the email address used to register the child. You will only receive a packet the first week your child is enrolled.  
 
Before care and after care is available for $15/child, starts at 7:30am and ends at 6:00pm. Any child picked up after 6:00pm will accrue a charge of $1/minute past the extended care time.
 
For more information, or if you would like to be added to the waiting list for any week of  camp please call 297-2412 or email camp@okc.gov.
 
Mon - Fri, May 28 - Aug 9 
 
8:00am - 5:00pm
 
Location: Foster Recreation Center
                 614 NE 4th St, OKC, 73104
 
Ages: 6-14
Cost: $90/week, $85/sibling
          $80/week, $75/sibling for weeks 1 and 6
Register Here!
 
Wed 05/29/19 to Fri 06/14/19  Summer Skateboard Clinics
Event ID: 21099
A true introduction to skateboarding for those who have never skateboarded before. Course includes focus on basic safety, park etiquette, and building foundational skills for further development. The skills learned in this course will set students up for whatever styles of skating they are interested in. This course is the most basic and introductory, no experience required.
 
Skaters can bring their own deck, or we have boards during the duration of camp!
 
Wed - Fri, May 29 - 31 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Schilling Recreation Center & Skatepark
Wed - Fri, Jun 12 - 14 & 26-28 9:00am - 12:00pm  
Wed - Fri, Jul 10-12 & 24-26 9:00am - 12:00pm  
 
Ages: 5-15
Cost: $100/skater
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/03/19 to Fri 06/14/19  12 Dancing Princesses Performing Arts Camp
Event ID: 21625
Come join us for a rollicking good time in our 12 Dancing Princesses Day Camp. This camp introduces participants to stage directions, theatre terminology, as well as the audition process. Each day includes warm-ups and theatre games so dress comfortably and please, no open toed shoes. At the end of this two-week experience everyone will have a place in our final production. Our play itself is lighthearted and fun. Characters include a gaggle of princesses, an over protective father who just happens to be king, several bumbling princes, a zany trio of witches, palace maids and ladies in waiting, not to mention a rocking magical night spot run by fairies where there is fun to be had! Enroll now to save your spot!
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 3 - 14 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Northwest Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 6-17
Cost: $190/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/10/19 to Fri 06/14/19  Youth Artist Camp - Beginner
Event ID: 20593
Unleash your child’s inner Picasso or Monet in our hands-on and creative week-long Youth Artist Camp. This camp is for the beginner artists who are ready to learn the basics of art, and will include instruction in painting with watercolor, painting with acrylics, molding 3D objects with clay, and the 7 principles of art. We will be working in conjunction with the Oklahoma City Arts Council to bring life to your child’s imagination this summer in Youth Artist Camp! Bring lunch and a drink, snack is provided.
 
The listed age range is merely a suggestion. If you have a young artist who is ready to learn advanced concepts of art and put time into long term art projects, our advanced level Youth Artist Camp may be right for them!
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 10 - 14 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-9
Cost: $70/artist
Register Here!
 
Tue 06/11/19 to Fri 06/14/19  Junior Golf Camp - June 2019
Event ID: 22217
This summer camp will teach Golf Fundamentals through fun and educational activities designed to develop more positive and confident students, both on and off the course.  Through each golf activity a child will learn multiple golf skills, etiquette/responsibility on the course and the rules of golf.  Upon completion of the camp all golfers will acquire Certification at the First Tee PLAYER Level which will allow golfers to advance to the second level, PAR Level, through Fall and Spring Programs.
Camps taught by First Tee PGA Pro Dustin Smesch with assistance from Parks and Recreation Camp staff.  
 
Tue - Fri, Jun 11 - 14
 
8:30am - 12:30pm
 
Location: First Tee of OKC
                 600 N. MLK Ave. OKC. 73117
 
A Drive, Chip, and Putt showcase will concluded camp from 5:00-7:00pm on Friday June 14th.  This is an opportunity for campers to showcase the skills they have learned at camp to their parents and our generous donors.
 
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $65/golfer
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/17/19 to Fri 06/28/19  Frozen Jr. Performing Arts Camp
Event ID: 21832
A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen Jr. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen Jr. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! This camp introduces participants to stage directions, theatre terminology, as well as the audition process. Each day includes warm-ups and theatre games so dress comfortably and please, no open toed shoes. At the end of this two-week experience everyone will have a place in our final production.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 17 - 28 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Northwest Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 6-17
Cost: $190/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/17/19 to Fri 06/21/19  Outdoor Adventure Camp - Summer 2019
Event ID: 20234
Our ever popular Outdoor Adventure Camp is back for Summer 2019! Our goal with this camp is for your child to challenge themselves and step outside their comfort zone through participating in fun and engaging activities. With positive group interactions your child will gain important life skills and gain the confidence of real life adventurers! Campers will spend the week rock climbing, scuba diving, tree climbing, fishing, making s'mores, setting up a campsite, archery, and so much more! Campers will meet every day at Foster Recreation Center and visit several exciting locations around the OKC metro.
  • Extended care available; $40/camper. 7:30am-9:00am and 5:00pm-5:30pm.
  • Morning and afternoon snacks provided.
  • Campers will need to bring daily: tennis shoes, backpack, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, and lunch. A towel and swimsuit needed on swim day.
  • A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp.
Questions? Call 405-297-2412 or email camp@okc.gov.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 17 - 21  9:00am - 5:00pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8 - 13
Cost: $167/adventurer
          $40/extended care
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/24/19 to Fri 06/28/19  Discover Magic Camp - Macklanburg
Event ID: 20196
Let Oklahoma Parks and Recreation fill your summer with magic! Using the Discover Magic curriculum, Magician Joe Coover teaches your child to explore their creativity whether they’re a seasoned magician or just dabbling in the world magic. Beyond the tricks your child will gain skills such as self confidence and speaking to a group. Joe's Magic Camp is not just magic curriculum... it's a life skills course cleverly camouflaged as magic classes. Campers will go home at the end of the week with a magic kit, graduation wand to show off on their new tricks, and confidence which rivals that of professionals! There is an $80 kit fee due on the first day of camp.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 24 - 28 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 7-15
Cost: $80/magician + $80 magic kit fee (due first day of camp)
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/24/19 to Fri 07/26/19  STEM Fun with Microsoft
Event ID: 20972

OKC Parks is back at Microsoft for our day camps this summer!! Students ages 7-15 will learn about STEM, and how much fun STEM can be. Build a robotic finger, then learn the code to make it move; use the Microsoft Office Suite to create your own story, then make it come to life on the "big screen"; or learn coding basics with Minecraft, and make it rain ocelots and wolves. The possibilities are endless!

 

By the end of these workshops, participants will have:

· Increased confidence in their technical and coding skills 

· Improved their computational and creative thinking

· Gained confidence and skill for presentation 

 

More information about workshop specifics will be posted closer to the dates of camp.

 
Mon - Fri, Jun 24 - 28 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $80/coder
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/01/19 to Fri 07/12/19  Matilda Jr. Performing Arts Camp
Event ID: 22060
The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and changer her own destiny. Come join us for a rollicking good time in Matilda Jr. Day Camp. This camp introduces participants to stage directions, theatre terminology, as well as the audition process. Each day includes warm-ups and theater games so dress comfortably and please, no open toed shoes. At the end of this two-week experience everyone will have a place in our final production.
 
Mon - Fri Jul 1 - 12 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Northwest Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 6-17
Cost: $190/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/08/19 to Fri 07/12/19  Youth Artist Camp - Advanced
Event ID: 20594
Unleash your child’s inner Picasso or Monet in our hands-on and creative week-long Youth Artist Camp. This camp is for the advanced artists, who are ready to take their creative skills to the next level! Let Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation and the Oklahoma City Arts Council teach your child higher level concepts of art with instruction in painting with water color and acrylics, abstract design, sculpting 3D objects with clay and other medias, weaving, and more!
 
The listed age range is merely a suggestion. If you have an older artist who is new to art and may be more comfortable learning with short term art projects, our beginner level Youth Artist Camp may be right for them!
 
Mon - Fir, Jul 8 - 12 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 10-14
Cost: $70/artist
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/15/19 to Fri 07/26/19  Getting to know...Footloose - Teen Performing Arts Camp
Event ID:  22064
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the adjustment to his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the local laws - including a ban on dancing - which are the brainchild of a local preacher bent on exercising control over the town's youths. When the Reverend's rebellious daughter sets her heart on Ren, her boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation and many of the locals are eager to believe the worst about the new kid! This camp, just for teens, introduces participants to stage directions, theatre terminology, as well as the audition process. Each day includes warm-ups and theatre games so dress comfortably and please, no open toed shoes.  At the end of this two-week experience everyone will have a place in our final production. 
 
Mon - Fri, Jul 15 - 26  8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Northwest Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 12-17
Cost: $190/camper
Register Here!
 
Tue 07/16/19 to Fri 07/19/19  Junior Golf Camp- July 2019
Event ID: 22742
This summer camp will teach Golf Fundamentals through fun and educational activities designed to develop more positive and confident students, both on and off the course.  Through each golf activity a child will learn multiple golf skills, etiquette/responsibility on the course and the rules of golf.  Upon completion of the camp all golfers will acquire Certification at the First Tee PLAYER Level which will allow golfers to advance to the second level, PAR Level, through Fall and Spring Programs.
Camps taught by First Tee PGA Pro Dustin Smesch with assistance from Parks and Recreation Camp staff.  
 
Tue-Fri, Jul 16-19
8:30am-12:30pm
Location: First Tee of OKC (600 N. MLK Ave. OKC. 73117)
 
A Drive, Chip, and Putt showcase will concluded camp from 5:00-7:00pm on Friday June 14th.  This is an opportunity for campers to showcase the skills they have learned at camp to their parents and our generous donors.
 
 
 
 
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $65/golfer
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/22/19 to Fri 07/26/19  Discover Magic Camp - Sellers
Event ID: 21663
Let Oklahoma Parks and Recreation fill your summer with magic! Using the Discover Magic curriculum, Magician Joe Coover teaches your child to explore their creativity whether they’re a seasoned magician or just dabbling in the world magic. Beyond the tricks your child will gain skills such as self confidence and speaking to a group. Joe's Magic Camp is not just magic curriculum... it's a life skills course cleverly camouflaged as magic classes. Campers will go home at the end of the week with a magic kit, graduation wand to show off on their new tricks, and confidence which rivals that of professionals! There is an $80 kit fee due on the first day of camp.
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 22 - 26 1:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Sellers Recreation Center
 
Ages: 7-15
Cost: $80/magician + $80 magic kit fee (due first day of camp)
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/22/19 to Fri 07/26/19  STEM Fun with Microsoft
Event ID: 22658

OKC Parks is back at Microsoft for our day camp this summer!! Students ages 7-15 will learn about STEM, and how much fun STEM can be. Build a robotic finger, then learn the code to make it move; use the Microsoft Office Suite to create your own story, then make it come to life on the "big screen"; or learn coding basics with Minecraft, and make it rain ocelots and wolves. The possibilities are endless!

 

By the end of these workshops, participants will have:

· Increased confidence in their technical and coding skills 

· Improved their computational and creative thinking

· Gained confidence and skill for presentation 

 

More information workshop specifics will be posted closer to the dates of camp.

 
Mon - Fri, Jul 22 - 26 12:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Sellers Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $80/coder
Register Here!
 

Will Rogers Gardens

Mon 06/24/19  Garden Explorers Camp - June
Event ID: 22133
Join us while we have fun digging in the soil, planting container gardens, creating crafts, and learning about how to design a garden. Find out what's "bugging" your plants as we explore the world of insects, plants, and diseases. We will enjoy the grounds of the Will Rogers Arboretum as well as take field trips! Space is limited to 10 students, so sign up fast! Nutritious snacks will be provided, but parents will need to provide a sack lunch and drink.
 
Payment for camp is non-transferrable.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 24 - 28  8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $195/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/29/19 to Fri 08/02/19  Garden Explorers Camp - July
Event ID: 22132
Join us while we have fun digging in the soil, planting container gardens, creating crafts, and learning about how to design a garden. Find out what's "bugging" your plants as we explore the world of insects, plants, and diseases. We will enjoy the grounds of the Will Rogers Arboretum as well as take field trips! Space is limited to 10 students, so sign up fast! Nutritious snacks will be provided, but parents will need to provide a sack lunch and drink.
 
Payment for camp is non-transferrable.
 
Mon - Fri, Jul 29 - Aug2  8:00am - 4:00pm Location: Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $195/camper
Register Here!