Camp Classen

YMCA Camp Classen is a traditional overnight summer camp nestled on 2,200 acres in the Arbuckle Mountains of southern Oklahoma. Home to campers ages 6-16, YMCA Camp Classen provides the perfect setting for adventure, learning, growth and fun! With a wide variety of activities from archery and horseback riding to hiking and canoeing, campers gain skills and confidence to propel them forward in life. 

In addition to overnight summer camp, we host Outdoor Eduction, family events and corporate retreats. 

Camp Clinic Choices 

Navigators (Pick Two)

Are you a Hawkeye in the making? Campers will explore the sport of archery and learn the skills they need to continue in the sport. Learn about safety and the rules of an archery range, the components of shooting techniques, and receive an introduction to various types of archery in a fun and engaging atmosphere. 

Let your creativity go! Explore all kinds of different artistic ways to express yourself. Including tye-dye, arts & crafts, drawing, painting and more. 

Time to Thunder Up! Basketball is the name and playing is our game! Works skills, dribbling, shooting, and teamwork.   

Campers will get to expand their skills in archery for three days and tomahawks for two days.  Dive a little deeper into techniques and some fun challenges as well.  

Campers will get to create a variety of items through different techniques like leather works, Woodburning and air-dry clay.  

Have you ever used a bucket or a broom to the beat? Do you know what a boomwacker is? Do you like to act out a funny skit? Hear the beat and just can stop moving your feet? Come explore all the areas of performance, drama, dance, Junk Jams, Improv and more.  

If you are given 3 random food items can you make a meal? Are you the next Ace of Cakes?  Tap into your inner chefs, Cake boss, duct tape creator and mad scientist and let get the oobleck flow!   

Explore and learn the skills of BB’s and Rifles. Learn about safety and the rules of the range, the components of shooting techniques, and receive an introduction to various types of Riflery in a fun and engaging atmosphere.  For navigators this would be Bb’s 3 days and 22’s two day.    

 Gooooaaaalll!  Campers will learn skills, drills and techniques and increase a deeper understanding of the game, build on personal skills and teamwork to encourage a lifelong love of the game.  

Campers will learn to make fire with and without matches, how to tend a fire safely and some delicious campfire cooking techniques. We’ll teach knife safety, hoe to do some delicious campfire cooking techniques, build shelters and create fun and practical items from nature. Do some fishing and explore hiking trials.  

Set, spike, score! Campers will build a variety of skills to make you stronger, faster and more confident in the game.  We will work on skills focus, court awareness, teamwork and more.  

Get to experience the watercrafts we have at camp.  Dive in deeper into skills and the art of kayaking, canoe, and more.   

89'ers (Pick One)

painting, tye-dye, jewelry making, Woodburning crafts, Candle making 

shelter building, fire building, dutch oven cooking

Tomahawks, Rifles, Skeet 

Cake Boss, Derby cars, Rockets, creative writing, Junk Jams 

Volleyball, basketball, Soccer, all with a twist

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