Oklahoma Summer Camps Keep Children Busy
School’s out for another year, sending parents and guardians scrambling for options to keep their children busy during the summer months. Summer camps are always popular choices for entertainment, education, training and summer fun. Prices vary widely, but needs-based financial assistance is available for some community programs.
Options abound when it comes to summer camp. You can send children of all ages to various camps in Oklahoma City, surrounding Oklahoma communities or other states. There are day camps, overnight camps, week-long camps and even those that last most of the summer. Children can improve their skills in athletics, cooking, performing arts, education, or chess. They can “experience” the mysteries of space or cyberspace. Or, they can opt for days simply filled with fun, sun and games. There are even camps for children with special needs.
If all this sounds great, but you don’t know where to start, the Internet will give you dozens of options. The summer camp of your choice may be as close as your local college campus, your church or YMCA. You might be surprised to know these area attractions offer full- or half-day summer camps:
- Stage Center (400 W. Sheridan, OKC)
- Little River Zoo (3405 S.E. 120, Norman)
- Lyric Theatre & Academy (1801 N.W. 16 St., OKC)
- Myriad Botanical Gardens (301 W. Reno, OKC)
- Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Drive, OKC)
- Omniplex (2100 N.E. 52, OKC)
- OKC Ultimate Limits, Inc. Indoor Skateboard Park (1135 N.W. 4 St.)
This is just a sampling of what’s available. There’s so much more. And, Metro Transit’s summer fun pass for kids ages 6-17 is designed to provide transportation to local summer camps, activities and jobs during the summer.