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Petree College of Arts & Sciences

Summer Science Workshops

  • Molecular Genetics  June 5-8, 2017
  • Exploring Health Careers  June 19-23, 2017
  • "Lights, Color, Chemistry!"  June 19-22, 2017
  • Eco Sustainability  June 26-30, 2017

Summer Science Workshops
June 2017

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Robotics & Game Design

Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Summer Camps at OKCU in Robotics & Game Design for ages 7-14 years. We'd love for you to join us. Download Complete List

June 12-15, 2017

  • Robotics 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Game Design 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

June 19-22, 2017

  • Robotics 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Game Design 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

June 26-29, 2017 

  • Robotics 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Game Design 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

July 10-13, 2017 

  • Robotics 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Game Design 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

July 17-20, 2017

  • Robotics 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Game Design 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

July 24-27, 2017

  • Robotics 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Game Design 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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Smokewood Institute for Young Writers

Smokewood Institute for Young Writers is an intensive two-week program of writing workshops, craft sessions, creative readings, and a culminating anthology of student work.

Our curriculum consists of a complete introductory creative writing course. This 3-credit course counts toward our English major here at OKCU. Our course is taught by publishing college professors, with extra sessions that run in conjunction with the Red Earth MFA program. 

We are no longer accepting applications for the full Smokewood Institute 2017. There are still spots available for the Smokewood Interlude, a 1-day event that includes workshop with faculty, dinner with other young writers, and attendance of a reading. The Smokewood Interlude will occur on July 9, 2017. For more information, please email Dr. Karen Schiler at keschiler@okcu or check out the Smokewood Institute for Young Writers on facebook.

Smokewood Institute for Young Writers
July 9-22, 2017

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Meinders School of Business

The Meinders Business Academy is for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in learning about careers in business. The 4-day academy is an exclusive opportunity to meet some of Oklahoma City’s most influential executives and experience business in a fun and engaging way. Activities include daily field trips including a visit to the Thunder’s corporate office, Devon Tower, and the White Water Rapids at the Boathouse District. Each participant will receive a special delivery the week before camp with a personalized name tag, OKCU polo shirts to wear each day and an official Meinders business portfolio. 

Meinders Business Academy
July 24-27, 2017

(Registration Deadline: July 3, 2017)

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Ann Lacy School of American Dance & Entertainment

Broadway Bound Dance Camp is for high school students ages 15 to 18 who are interested in the vast world of Broadway and entertainment dance. The 11-day workshop experience is packed with more than 70 hours of dance classes and rehearsals focusing on multiple dance techniques used in the entertainment industry.

Broadway Bound Dance Camp I June 14-24, 2017
(Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017)

Broadway Bound Dance Camp II July 12-22, 2017
(Registration Deadline: June 16, 2017)

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School of Theatre

Acting for Stage & Screen

The Acting for Stage and Screen program is an extension of the acclaimed OKCU theatre program.  Under the direction of Theatre OKCU professors, students from across the United States and around the world participate in a pre-college intensive, focusing on acting techniques for both stage and screen. This program is for students who are currently in 9th-12th grade.  Seniors who have been accepted into OKCU are also welcome to attend without auditioning; they must, however, meet all additional admission requirements.

Acting for Stage and Screen
June 24-July 8, 2017

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Oklahoma Children’s Theatre

Oklahoma Children’s Theatre runs 5-day theatre camps each week starting the day after Memorial Day and ending mid-August. We also have many specialty summer camps to choose from each week, like dance, musical theatre, filmmaking, and magic. All of our classes are divided strictly by age—level 1 is for children who are 5-7, level 2 is for 8-10, level 3 is for 11+, and pre-school level is for children who are 3 and 4.

Explore our Children's Theatre Summer Camp Options
Various Camps May-August 2017

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Wanda L. Bass School of Music

OKCU Summer Music Programs

Each summer, students travel from across the United States and around the world to the Oklahoma City University campus to participate in the Performing Arts Academy’s summer music programs. Our intensive pre-college programs are designed for serious students who want to develop their talents and be challenged by OKCU’s high standards. Our programs are chiefly directed and instructed by faculty from OKCU's outstanding Bass School of Music and TheatreOKCU. See below for a list of the available summer camps as well as the link for registration:

  • High School Music Theater
  • Junior High Music Theater
  • Keyboard
  • Vocal Arts Institute
  • Percussion
  • Double Reed Intensive

We have variety of programs at our Summer Performing Art Academy

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OKCU Summer Bass Camp

The 24th annual OKCU Summer Double Bass camp will be held July 23-29, 2017. 

Bass Camp is open to high school through adult bass players wanting to learn more about their noble instrument through daily performance focusing on technique, All-State audition music, shifting, jazz, small ensembles and playing in the Bass Orchestra. Teachers who may not be bass players are also welcome to attend.

For more information about our Summer Bass Camp email John Schimek at

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Athletic Camps


  • Men's Basketball Day Camp - June 12-15, 2017  |  LEARN MORE
  • Women's Basketball Camp - June 15-17  |  LEARN MORE


  • Junior All-Star Hitting & Defense - June 12-15 (Ages 8-11)  |  LEARN MORE
  • Senior All-Star Hitting & Defense - June 19-22 (Ages 12-17)  |  LEARN MORE  


  • Brian Harvey Soccer Camps - June & July 2017 (Ages 5-17)  |  LEARN MORE