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Spring Break Activities and Camps in Oklahoma City

For Spring Break 2014

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The kids are out of school for an entire week or more, and parents all across the Oklahoma City metro area are trying to come up with entertaining activities for Spring Break. Here are a few ideas of events, activities and camps around OKC for the kids on Spring Break 2014.

"Spring Break Escape" at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

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The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman holds "Spring Break Escape" each year. The 2014 version runs from March 17-21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Activities include crafts, auditorium shows, storytelling, scavenger hunts and more, and it's free with museum admission.

Day Camps at the OKC Zoo

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The Oklahoma City Zoo offers day camps from March 18-21 that feature a variety of activities including tours, up-close animal visits, crafts and games for kids 4-11. Cost per child per day is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Register online or call (405) 425-0218.

Thunder Basketball Camp

The Oklahoma City Thunder hosts a youth basketball camp from March 19-21 (9 a.m. to noon). Open to boys and girls ages 5-16, the camp focuses on the fundamentals of basketball, along with an emphasis on key character lessons of teamwork, sportsmanship and respect. The camp is $175. Register at thunder.nba.com.

Oklahoma Children's Theatre Spring Break Camp

The Oklahoma Children's Theatre has a Spring Break Camp each year for kids from 5 years and older. The 2014 camp runs from March 17-21 and costs $150. The theatre camp gives kids the opportunity to participate in fun activities such as music, magic and more. In addition, the week ends with a big Friday theatrical performance.

OKC Museum of Art Spring Break Camps

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The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has Spring Break camps each year, and they tend to fill up quickly. The art camps let kids draw, paint, print, and sculpt in the studio classrooms while film and video camp analyzes aspects of video production and the media industry, with a screening of student video projects to end the week. See camp details online.

Spring Break Camps at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Oklahoma Contemporary at State Fair Park has Spring Break art classes March 10-14 and 17-21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are sections for several age groups (5-7, 8-10, 11-13) that cost $150. Depending on the section, kids work with various art techniques including drawing, painting, clay and even animation.

OKC RIVERSPORT Adventure Camps

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With camp options at the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River (March 10-14 & 17-21), OKC RIVERSPORT offers kids a week of adventure that includes kayaking, dragon boating, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing and more. Camps are open to both boys and girls ages 8-16, and everybody gets a camp t-shirt. Registration options: $300/week for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or $150/week for 8 a.m. to noon. See the link or call (405) 552-4040.

"Did You Ever?" Camps at Science Museum Oklahoma

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From March 17-21, Science Museum Oklahoma presents "Did You Ever?" camps where where children enjoy the fun of science. Call (405) 602-37-60 for more information. Running from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and open to students in grades 1-6, camps cost $235 per student for members and $250 per student for non-members.

History Camp at the Oklahoma History Center

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 Free with museum admission, kids can enjoy special activities such as scavenger hunts and archaeological digs during History Camp at the Oklahoma History Center.  The camp runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 18-22, and all ages are welcome.  Registration required by calling (405) 522-3602.

OKC Parks and Recreation Camps

The Oklahoma City Parks department is offering two camps in 2014, both from March 17-21.  First, there's a Performing Arts Day Camp for kids ages 6 to 16.  From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, there is acting, singing and dancing at a cost of $90 per participant.  Call (405) 841-2412 to register.

For those 6 to 14 years of age, the city has Recreation Day Camp from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at multiple parks around the metro.  The camp includes sports, arts & crafts activities, field trips and more at a cost of just $25.  Register by calling (405) 297-2211.

Extreme Animals Camp at the Moore Community Center

 From March 17-21, popular party entertainment company Extreme Animals will be at the Moore Community Center for a special Spring Break camp.  Kids ages 4-17 can get up close and personal with endangered species, cuddle a baby kangaroo, cringe at the creepy crawlers and more each day from 9 a.m. to noon.  Cost is $100 per camper, and registration is available by calling (405) 793-5090.

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