2018 Summer Camps/Academies

Details about Cameron's 2018 summer camps and academies will be updated throughout the next few months as information becomes available. Information as presented here is subject to change, so always check with the listed contact to ensure you have the latest information!

Information about some camps and academices may not be available until late in the spring; check back often.

Basketball Elite Camp

May 23 and June 20, 2018


Location: Aggie Rec Center

For more information, contact Andrew Brown at anbrown@cameron.edu or 580-748-0226.

Science Detectives Summer Academy: Crime Science Investigation

May 29-June 2, 2018

8th, 9th & 10th graders - limited to 24 participants


Eighth, ninth and tenth grade “scientists” will better understand the biology involved in forensic investigation.

Students will collect evidence from a mock crime scene and learn how to process fingerprints, analyze hair samples, perform ABO blood typing, and complete DNA analysis (isolation - examination). Skills taught in a state-of-the-art molecular laboratory during this week-long COMMUTER camp will help students solve the mystery. Teams will present findings at the conclusion of camp. Exposure to health careers during a hospital tour, Biomed exploration through Oklahoma Technology Centers, and a tour of the OSBI Forensic Science Lab enhance this unique opportunity.

Applications will be available at http://www.cameron.edu/xl/sdsa soon. For more information, please contact the Office of Extended Learning at 580-581-2284 or via email at loray@cameron.edu.   

Boy's High School Basketball Team Camp

May 30-June 1, 2018

Ages: High school teams, grades 9-12

Three game guarantee. Games will be played in Aggie Gym and the Aggie Rec Center.

For more information, contact Andrew Brown at anbrown@cameron.edu or 580-748-0226.


NanoExplorers: A High School Summer Science Academy

June 3-9

Registration Deadline: April 15

For students entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade.

A 10-day residential academy where students will live at Cameron for the two-week period.

Free to Oklahoma residents. Registration is limited to 24 students.

The academy will introduce students to those concepts necessary to understand why very small systems exhibit unique behavior.  Students will engage in hands-on activities in imaging and manipulating nanostructures, both 'top down' and 'bottom up' approaches to making nanostructures, and devices based on nanotechnology.  The activities will be designed to introduce the concept of nanotechnology and will include applications in both chemistry and physics as well as information about career opportunities related to nanotechnology.

Hosted by the Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering, the academy is supported through a grant from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. 

For registration information, call 580-581-2889 or 580-581-2246.

Softball Youth Summer Skills Camp

June 4-5, 2018


To register, contact Dennis Furr, Head Softball Coach, at 580-704-1215 or via email dfurr@cameron.edu .

Creative Expressions Summer Art Camp 2018

Session I: June 4-7; June 11-14

Session II: June 18-21, June 25-28

Session III: July 2-3, 5, July 9-12

Session IV:  July 16-19, July 23-26

Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-Noon

Age groups: 6, 7 & 8; 9 &10; 11 & 12

Students may attend multiple sessions.

Fee: $125 per session (first child) *20% discount for each additional child

Location: Cameron University Art Building

Comprised of four two-week art workshops, Creative Expressions Summer Art Camp helps students explore their creative expression through visual art. Each session is unique, featuring a variety of creative opportunities.

Participants will receive instruction in traditional art media (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking and three-dimensional art) as well as computer classes (Creative Expression through the Computer, Translating an Idea on the Computer). Refreshments and art supplies are provided. Each child will design an art portfolio to collect artworks from each class throughout the session and digital artwork will be printed and recorded on a CD for each participant.

Sponsored by the Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts and VSA Oklahoma.

For more information, contact Edna McMillan at ednam@cameron.edu or 581-2452. 

Individual Basketball Camp

June 4-7


Concentration on improving fundamentals, providing competition through games and contests, and learning basic team concepts. Opportunity to win plaques, medals and ribbons for various contests. Each camper will receive a free camp t-shirt and basketball. Lunch will be provided for campers staying the full day.

Location: Aggie Rec Center

For more information, contact Andrew Brown at anbrown@cameron.edu or 580-748-0226.

Fine Arts Summer Art Institute 2018

Session I: Drawing: June 8, 15, 22, 29

Session II: Digital Art: July 6, 13, 20, 27

9 a.m. - Noon

Ages: 13-18

Fee: $40 per Session (4 classes each)  
Participation in both sessions is encouraged.      

Location: Cameron University Art Building

Students will participate in a variety of drawing assignments under the direction of professional artists. These workshops are specifically designed to increase student's perceptual observation skills through various drawing techniques with traditional media including graphite, charcoal and conte’. Areas of artistic development will include drawing (the merits of a sketchbook), traditional subject matter (still life and figure), interaction of drawing and design, and abstraction and thematic variations. Drawing materials that will be provided include a spiral bound sketchbook; drawing paper; ebony, graphite, charcoal pencils and kneaded erasers.

In Digital Art, students will be introduced to several graphic design programs including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. They will use the Wacom drawing tablets for production of computer-generated imagery. Computer graphics and image enhancement, aesthetics and technology will be emphasized.

Sponsored by Cameron University and VSA Oklahoma.

For more information, contact Edna McMillan at 581-2452.

Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy (High School)

June 9-15


A one-week residential enrichment program for highly motivated and talented high school students.

The academy will allow students to study and experiment with clean water systems and green engineering by learning about renewable water engineering through hands on sampling and system design. Students will work in the laboratory to enumerate pathogens in water samples, they will then use this information to design a portable clean water system.

For more information, contact Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu or 580-591-8005.

Summer Reading Camp

June 11-15, 9 a.m. to Noon, Grades 5-8

June 18-22, Noon to 3 p.m., Grades 1-4

Location: Nance Boyer Hall

Cost: $30 per child; enrollment deadline is May 30

Limited to 18 students per session

Children will participate in games and activities related to their reading needs. Parents will receive a report at the conclusion of the camp.  The teachers are CU graduate students who are completing their requirement for a Master’s of Education in Reading. All are certified teachers.

For an enrollment form, contact Tiffany Hamilton, 580-581-2320 or via email at thamilton@cameron.edu.

K.I.D.S. Camp 2018(Kids Investigating and Discovering Science)

June 18-21

8:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: Students who have completed Pre-K up to sixth grade by June

Fee: $50 per child if registered by June 8; $60 if registered after June 8 (based on availability)

Location: Nance Boyer Hall

“Aiming High in Aviation" - A 4-day integrated curriculum camp which uses careers in aeronautics to learn important  science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (S.T.E.A.M.) concepts.

Hosted by the Cameron University Department of Education and sponsored by the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission.

For more information, contact Dr. Michelle Smith at michells@cameron.edu or 581-2203 or Stacie Garrett at sgarrett@cameron.edu or 581-2830.

Basketball Shooting Camp

July 9-12, 2018


For more information, contact Andrew Brown at anbrown@cameron.edu or 580-748-0226.

44th Annual Speech and Debate Camp

July 15-20, 2018

Registration fee: $510 before June 1 (includes room and board for five days/nights); deposit of $100 due with registration

Registration for day campers: $310 before June 1

*Discounts available for returning campers, multiple registrants

Add $50 for registration after June 1

A residential camp (also day campers) for high school and junior high students in Individual Events (beginning and advanced), Public Forum Debate, Cross Examination Debate (beginning and advanced), Lincoln- Douglas Debate (beginning and advanced) and Congressional Debate. Multiple divisions will be offered across all sessions. Enrollment is on a first-come/first-served basis.

Beginning sections are designed for students with one year or less of tournament experience. Advanced sections are designed for experience students.

For more information, go to http://www.cuforensics.com or contact camp coordinator Sarah Collins at 580-581-2555 or email forensics@cameron.edu.

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Contact Information

Office of Public Affairs
Cameron University
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

Location: Administration 150
Phone: 580.581.2211
Fax: 580.581.2867
Email: publicaffairs@cameron.edu
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays

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