Kids’ Camping Compendium

Plan ahead for summer fun

 


Summer is coming! Days are warm, nature is filling the great outdoors with color and life … and schools are out, so kids should have plenty of time for adventures. If you’re looking for a camping experience where they can make some great memories, one of these options should be perfect.
 

► Oklahoma
 

Boy Scouts – Last Frontier Council

www.scoutingrocks.tv

Camp George Thomas

45456 County Street 2520, Apache | 405.286.6497

Ages 6 and up

Mastering new scouting skills plus outdoor adventure

 

Camp Cadence

www.cadenceequestrian.com/camps

14150 S Pine, Edmond | ​405.348.7469

Ages 5-16

Indoor and outdoor horse-riding activities, no experience needed

 

Camp DaKaNi

campdakani.org

3309 E Hefner, OKC | 405.478.5646

Ages 11-17

Activities include kayaking, paintball and rappelling

 

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma

www.gseok.org

Camp Tallchief

9733 Camp Tallchief, Skiatook | 800.707.9914

Grades 1-12

Activities include horse riding, swimming, learning to paddle and crafting

 

Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma

www.gswestok.org

Camp E-ko-wah

E1660 Rd, Marlow | 405.528.4475

Grades 1-12

Camps include princess, scientist, little mermaids, ponies and floaties and Triwizard tournament

 


 

New Life Ranch Summer Camp

www.newliferanch.com/summer-camp

160 New Life Ranch, Colcord | 918.422.5506

Grades 3-12

Activities include horse riding, rock climbing and canoeing

 

Red River Drum & Auxiliary Camp

www.redrivercamp.com

13528 Scenic Highway 77, Ardmore | 580.745.2014-201

Grades 7-12

Activities include music and band activities; swimming is optional

 

Shepherds Fold

shepherdsfoldranch.com/summer-camp

185 River, Avant | 918.263.3622

Grades 2-12

A Christian camp and retreat center offering outdoor activities

 

Shiloh Camp for disadvantaged youngsters

shilohcamp.org/summer-camp

440 NE 70th, OKC | 405.858.7011

Ages 8-16

Activities include art sessions, group sports, singing, dancing and fishing

 

Sky Ranch

skyranch.org

Cave Springs

7750 S 655, Quapaw | 800.962.2267 or 918.542.1547

Grades 1-9

Activities include horse riding and swimming

 


 

Sooner Youth Camp

www.sycok.org

Lake Murray State Park135 | 28 Scenic Highway 77, Ardmore

Open to those entering 7th grade in fall through graduating high school in spring 2018

Activities include basketball, swimming and team sports

 

US Sports/Nike Camps

www.ussportscamps.com

Various locations in Oklahoma | 800.645.3226

Offering softball, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, swimming and tennis camps

 

YMCA Camp Classen

www.ymcaokc.org/camp-classen

Arbuckle Mountains

10840 Main Camp Road, Davis | 580.369.2272

Ages 7-12

Activities include archery, horse riding, hiking and canoeing

 

YMCA Camp Takatoka 

ymcatulsa.org/camps

32701 East 660, Chouteau | Westside YMCA 918.446.1424 | Camp Takatoka 918.476.5191

Ages 7-17

Activities include archery, climbing wall, swimming, canoeing, fishing, volleyball, hiking, tubing, wakeboarding and water skiing

 

► Colorado
 

Avid4 Adventure

avid4.com

Multiple Colorado locations | 800.977.9873

Grade PreK-12

Teaching kids of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive outdoors – offering overnight camps and teen leadership programs in Bailey and Evergreen, Colorado

 

Rocky Mountain Soccer Camps

www.rockymountainsoccercamp.com

100 S Dewey, Victor, CO | 719.689.5547 or 720.394.5257

Ages 4-17

► Kansas
 

Cosmosphere Aerospace Camps

cosmo.org

1100 N Plum, Hutchinson, KS | 620.665.9323

Grade 6 and above

Activities include astronaut training, solar system study and building robots

 


 

► MIissouri
 

Eagle Sky Christian Camps

eaglesky.camp

1 Eagle Sky, Piedmont, MO | 573.278.3288

Ages 7-18

Christian summer camp offering countless activities including water volleyball and giant Jenga

 

Kanakuk

kanakuk.com

1353 Lake Shore, Branson, MO | 417.266.3000

Ages 6-18

Christian summer camp offering over 70 activities

 

Missouri Military Academy

www.missourimilitaryacademy.org

204 N Grand, Mexico, MO | 573.581.1776 ext. 321

Ages 7-12

Offering summer academy, leadership and confidence camps

 

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