[dropcap]Just[/dropcap] because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean that your child can’t continue to explore and learn. With spring upon us, now is the time to start checking out what some summer day camps have to offer. Be it art, stage performance, a competitive sport or simply enjoying warm weather and the great outdoors with new friends, you are sure to find the perfect fit for your child to ensure the creation of summer memories that will last a lifetime.
This year consider giving your child an alternative to sitting in front of their Facebook page or a television screen. These safe and affordable camps provide options for a fun and educational summer for boys and girls of any age.
Camp Incredible consists of six one-week day camps offering exciting themed classes that combine learning and fun. Students will explore and learn while having incredible summer adventures. Camps are offered at University School at The University of Tulsa for children age 4-years-old to the 8th grade. The camps are coed and will run June 6-July 1 and July 11-22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, contact Shelly McCollum at 918.631.5060, email [email protected] or visit www.utulsa.edu/uschool.
Monte Cassino School, located at 2206 S. Lewis Ave. in Tulsa, will host Camp Monte, a coed day camp for children of all ages (pre-K through 8th grade) in June and July. Campers can choose from a selection of both full and half-day adventures that include everything from performing in plays to competing in athletic events to conducting eye-opening science experiments – art, academic and athletic skill camps are available. For more information, contact Caitriona Harris at 918.746.4190, email at [email protected] or visit www.montecassinoschool.com/campmonte.
Riverfield Country Day School’s Camp Raven is a coed day camp nestled on 120 wooded acres west of the Arkansas River in Tulsa. We motivate and encourage campers, preschool through 12th grade, to explore, learn and have fun. This year’s camp is scheduled for May 24-August 12, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (extended hours are available). For more information, contact Ric Breig at 918.446.3553, email [email protected] or visit www.riverfield.org.
Camp Shalom – a summer of fun and lifetime of memories. Camp Shalom, located at 2021 E. 71st St. in Tulsa, offers 10 weekly sessions. Campers, 3-years-old through kindergarten, have weekly themes; 1st-6th graders have over 50 specialty camps to pick from; 7th-10th graders participate in the CIT (counselor in training) program. These coed camps will be offered May 31-August 5 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Before care starts at 7:30 a.m. and after care ends at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Martha Kelley at 918.495.1111, email at [email protected] or visit www.csjcc.org.
Gilcrease Museum & Zarrow Center’s Summer Art Camp
Mark your calendar for an exciting summer art camp adventure in Tulsa. Custom design a special art experience with eight weeks of morning and afternoon classes to choose from. Students will explore the Brady Arts District and participate in fun, extra activities such making glass art at the Tulsa Glass Studio. Daily shuttles to Gilcrease will be available for inspirational museum visits. A supervised lunch for full-day students will be included. Coed camps will run weekly, June 13-August 5, at Gilcrease Museum (children ages 5-6) and Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education (children ages 7-12). Morning classes are scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon, with afternoon classes scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Both full-day or half-day slots are available. For more information, contact Cindy Williams at 918.596.2774 or visit www.gilcrease.org.
Holland Hall Summer Programs
Holland Hall, located at 5666 E. 81st St. in Tulsa, hosts a variety of programs every summer that are open to the Tulsa community. These activities include academic, athletic, artistic and just-for-fun campus activities. Coed day camps will run June 1-July 22 for children age pre-K-12th grade. For more information, contact
Debbie Almohandis at 918.481.111 or visit www.hollandhall.org/summerprograms.