2019 Summer Camps/Academies

Details about Cameron's 2019 summer camps 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 academies may not be available until late in the spring; check back often.

Basketball 3v3 Tournament

April 27

9 a.m.

Age Divisions: Grades 5-6 (boys and girls); 7-8 (boys and girls); 9-12 (boys and girls); adults

$50 per team

Location: Aggie Rec Center

3v3 Basketball Tournament hosted by CU Men's Basketball Team, who will serve as referees. Three games guaranteed; max of four players per team.

For more information, contact Andrew Brown at anbrown@cameron.edu or 580-748-0226 or Brett O'Neil at brett.oneil@cameron.edu

Boy's High School Basketball Team Camp

May 29-31

Ages: High school teams, grades 9-12

$350 (one team); $600 (two teams); $850 (three teams)

Commuter meal plan $50

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

Day 1: 2 games; Day 2: 3 games; Day 3: 2 games and 2-minute tournament

For more information, contact Andrew Brown at anbrown@cameron.edu or 580-748-0226 or 580-581-2406.


Boys Individual Basketball Camp

June 3-6

K-2nd Grade: 9 a.m. to Noon (Fee: $100)

3rd-8th Grade: 1 to 4 p.m. (Fee: $175)

  • Lunch will be provided for the campers staying the full day.
  • $15 discount for military families and children of Cameron employees.
  • Concentration on improving fundamentals, providing competition through games and contests, and learning basic team concepts.
  • Opportunities to win plaques, medals, and ribbons for various contests.
  • Each camper will receive a free camp T-Shirt and basketball.
  • Will be grouped by age or ability.

Register online at www.aggiesmensbasketballcamp.com/boys-individual-camp.cfm.

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

Creative Expressions Summer Art Camp 2019

Session I: June 3-6; June 10-13

Session II: June 17-20, June 24-27

Session III: July 1-3, July 8-11

Session IV:  July 15-18, July 22-25

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. 

Fine Arts Summer Art Institute 2019

Session I: Drawing: June 7, 14, 21, 28

Session II: Digital Art: July 5, 12, 19, 26

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 ednam@cameron.edu or 581-2452.

Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy (High School)

June 9-14

Application deadline: May 1, 2019


It is imperative that high school students begin to learn about the application of engineering and mathematics prior to entering college. Cameron University will  host a one-week high school summer academy with the focus specifically related to drones. The primary goal of this academy will be to provide high school students with enrichment programs, which will excite their interest in engineering and mathematics and attract them to engineering and math related careers.

Participants will study and experiment with drone design by learning about the mechanics of flight and computer interface engineering through hands-on system build and design. Students will utilize a 3-D printer to design and construct their drone.

The Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy is funded by NASA and NSF/EPSCoR (National Science Foundation/Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research).

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

Summer Reading Camp

June 24-28  Noon to 3 p.m., Grades 5-8

Limit of 15 students per session.

Location: CU Department of Education, Nance Boyer Hall

Cost: $40 per child; 20% discount for additional children from same family

Children will participate in games, activities and short reading selections on Android tablets (provided by the university for the duration of the camp). An age appropriate chapter book will also be completed. All reading selections and activities are intended to improve the children’s reading skills.

Camp Counselors are certified teachers working toward completion of reading specialist certification.

For an enrollment form or more information, contact Dr. Lynda Robinson at 580-585-8951 or email lrobinson@cameron.edu.

Play Like a Lady Aggie Camp

June 17, 18, 19

For Elementary and Middle School girls

$35 per camper (includes t-shirt)

Two sessions each day: Elementary School - 9 to 11 a.m.; Middle School - 1 to 3 p.m.

Location: Aggie Rec Center

Registration begins one hour prior to Day 1 sessions. Payment due at registration. Cash or Check accepted.

For more information, contact Graduate Assistant Coach Kennedi Simien at KS199744@cameron.edu or 580-917-0179.

K.I.D.S. Camp 2019 (Kids Investigating and Discovering Science)


June 17-20

8:30-11:30 a.m.

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

Fee: $60 per child if registered by June 10; $65 if registered after June 10 (based on availability)

Location: Nance Boyer Hall

“CSI @ CU" - A 4-day integrated curriculum camp which uses forensics to learn important science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (S.T.E.A.M.) concepts.

Hosted by the Cameron University Department of Education.

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 Boys and Girls Shooting Camp

July 8-11

Fee: $50

3rd-5th Grade: 9 - 11:30 a.m.

6-8th Grade: 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Aggie Gym

  • Bring your basketball gear and be ready to
    participate in four days of every type of shooting
    that is involved in basketball.
  • This camp is fundamentals driven and is meant
    for kids who want to improve as a player.
  • We will focus on footwork in all areas of scoring
    including but not limited to: shooting off screens,
    shooting off the dribble, spot up shooting, and
    free throw shootings.
  • Each camp is limited to 24 kids.

Register online atwww.aggiesmensbasketballcamp.com/shooting-camp.cfm.

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

Applied Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering Summer Academy (Middle School girls)

July 21-26

For middle school girls; limited to 12 participants


The academy will introduce students to basic principles of aerospace engineering and will use mathematics in problem-solving and design activities. Students will engaged in hands-on activities in mechanics, robotics and rockets. Students will be exposed to possible career opportunities with government and private industry. Mathematics and engineering. 

The academy is made possible by the Clarence E. Page Endowed Chair in Math and Science Education.

For registration information, contact Dr. E. Ann Nalley at 580-581-2889 or via email at annn@cameron.edu.

Next Generation Performing Arts Camp

July 21-28 (Registration closes May 15)

Ages 13-18. (Must be 13 on or before first day of camp, cannot be 19 prior to last day camp)

$450 (covers room and board, food, instruction)

Musical Theatre program: Participants will receive instruction in acting, voice, dance, and additional curriculum related to musical theatre. Classes offered will include Stage Makeup, Broadway-Style Movement and Dance, Acting Techniques for the musical theatre performer, Vocal Techniques for the musical theatre Singer, Beginning Music Theory and Ear Training, Musical Theatre History, Audition Workshop, Creating a Musical Theatre Resume and Vita,  Solo performance coaching with faculty and pianists, Q & A with Faculty and Staff, and Stagecraft/Light Design/Props.

Strings and Collaborative Piano program:  Participants receive private lessons, chamber music coaching, and music theory instruction.  The festival orchestra performs two concerts featuring a variety of literature for strings. Each string student is assigned to an age-appropriate chamber music ensemble. These chamber groups receive intensive coaching to assist emerging professionals in rehearsing, exploring, and preparing the work for performance on the final concert. Additionally, all students will have the opportunity to perform a selection from their solo repertoire during camp recitals.

The Collaborative Piano division focuses on developing the collaborative and performance skills of aspiring pianists.  Piano students will have the opportunity to play in the orchestra or in a chamber ensemble, perform a solo work, and will accompany several string players in their solo performances. 

Learn more at www.nextgencamp.com or email Kelly Pendergraft at Kelly.pendergraft@nextgencamp.com.

Sponsored by the CU Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts and Next Generation Performing Arts Camp

Boys Elite Basketball Camp

August 10

For high school freshman through senior

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fee: $50

The Cameron University ELITE basketball camp is geared towards high level skill instruction and is designed for campers that take basketball seriously. This is not just a college prospect camp. It is also designed for quality high school players that are looking to improve their abilities and get an honest evaluation. We will take the each kid attending camp through the same drills that we take our team through. We will have a strong emphasis on going through various ways of scoring and general defensive principles. We will work on shooting, ball-handling, and different scrimmage situations. The camp will be directed by Cameron University men’s basketball head coach Andrew Brown and his staff.

To register, go to www.aggiesmensbasketballcamp.com/elite-camp.cfm.

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

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