Extended Year (Camp Soar) 

Enrollment Begins March 1, 2024

*If a camp has the word "Closed" next to its name on the enrollment form, please do not enroll in it.  Email Gina McGarry and you will be placed on a waiting list.

All Camps are Open to the Public.

Camp Director: Gina McGarry  (Email: gmcgarry@snu.edu)

Camp Soar

The Lab School extends academic and project based learning into a summer session known as Camp Soar! Camp Soar is a highly successful summer enrichment series designed for students to receive individual attention in small groups. Instructors are highly qualified and certified educators.

We create summer extensions with our students' health, wellness, and optimal learning needs in mind. 

SNU Lab School is proud to be a leader in academic Christian modeling. 

All camps located at SNU Lab School, 3100 N Rockwell, Bethany, OK 73008 except the Glass Etching Camp and Woodworking Camp  (both located at the Mustang High School Wood Shop) and the Musical Theatre Production Camp (located in Cantrell Music Hall, on SNU's main campus).

NOTE: Children enrolled in both morning and afternoon camps may bring a lunch from home.

*All camps meet Monday through Friday.

*Children must be enrolled by May 17  to be guaranteed a camp t-shirt.

*One t-shirt will be given to each child, enrolled by May 17, regardless of how many camps they attend.

Academic Camps (Duration: 4-weeks)

Space is limited to 20 students per camp

Literacy Camp (morning)

COST: $400 for this 4-week camp 

Does your child love to READ and/or WRITE?

Does your child need extra reading support this summer?

Do you want to challenge your reader or writer?

Check out Literacy Camp!


In this 4-week camp, we will:

*Meet each child at their reading and writing levels!

*Ignite your child's love of reading!

*Build a love of reading and writing various genres through 

   thematic units!

*Incorporate projects, games, centers, and activities, all designed to keep reading progress going throughout the summer!

Week 1:  Powerful Poetry

Week 2:  Nutty Non-Fiction

Week 3:  Awesome Adventure Stories

Week 4:  Fabulous Fantasy


DIRECTORS: Gina McGarry (SNU Lab School) and Jan Hoffpauir (Reading Intervention teacher at Central Elem. Putnam City)

Session  LIT - June 3-June 28 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

* for students who have completed Grades K, 1 or 2

Science & Math Camp (afternoon)

COST: $400 for this 4-week camp 

Does your child enjoy STEM activities?

Does your child need extra math support this summer?

Does your child like challenging projects?


In this 4-week camp, we will:

*Meet each child at their math level!

*Have small group instruction!

*Focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activities that will enhance problem-solving skills!

*Incorporate science experiments!

*Escape from escape rooms!

*Enrich children's science and math skills through individualized and group activities!

DIRECTORS: Gina McGarry (SNU Lab School) and Jan Hoffpauir (Central Elementary Putnam City) 

Session  STEM - June 3-June 28 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

* for students who have completed Grades K, 1 or 2

Extended Camps (Duration: 2-weeks)

Under the Big Top! (Early Childhood Camp)

COST: $200 for the 2 week camp 

Come one, come all Pre-K friends who are 4 years of age or will be in kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year.  We will have two weeks of fun and learning as we explore the circus!  Inside or outside--math, science, and language activities will keep learning exciting as we have fun under the big top.

DIRECTORS:  Madelyn Campbell and Kim Adams (SNU Lab School)

Dates: June 17- 28

Session Big Top - June 17-28 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

* for children who are 4 years old or going into Kindergarten

Space is limited to 12  students.

Musical Theater Production Camp

COST: $300 for the 2-week camp

Camp Soar is excited to offer a two-week musical theatre camp where students will learn and perform Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr.!  Auditions will take place in Cantrell Hall on Saturday, April 27, and students will need to bring a 24-36 bar cut of a song from a musical.  Callbacks will take place at 2:00 on the 27th.  Please visit the following link to sign up for your audition spot on Sign-Up Genius:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E48A8AF2AA7FA7-47634362-snulab


All students seeking a speaking/singing role will be required to audition and attend callbacks.  If you are unable to audition on April 27 and would still like to participate, please email Audra Faust at afaust@snu.edu and she will be able to speak to you about video auditions or just being a part of the large ensemble. 


There will be 2 performances on June 28 at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm and 2 performances on June 29 at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.  Every student participating will receive 4 complimentary tickets to share.  Please visit the following website to fill out your audition form and bring it with you to Cantrell Hall on April 27th.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KRGZbLhScoX-PguJntkQZb0ZQvEviW7eiQZJS5-8E30/edit#heading=h.3nenfeus74eg

DIRECTOR: Audra Faust (Director of the Bethany Stage /SNU's musicals and plays)

Dates: June 17-June 28

TIMES:  10:00 am - 3:00 pm      *Different times than other camps!

*For students that have completed 1st - 12th grade

*Space is limited to 30 students

LOCATION:  

Cantrell Music Hall (SNU Main Campus)  All auditions, rehearsals, and performances will take place on the campus of SNU at Cantrell Hall.  *Cantrell is located on College Ave. between the SNU Admissions building and the SNU Library.   

Parking is located along NW 39th Exp. and the parking lot off Peniel Ave.

Project-Based Camps (Duration: 1-week each)

Arts and Crafts Camp

COST: $150 per camp (Supplies Provided)

Marbles and glue and threads, oh my!  Take a stroll on the creative side in this exciting hands-on adventure in the arts.  Dive into decoupage, including homemade paper clay and paper mache.  Experiment with multiple sewing stitches and fiber varieties.  Apply splashes of paint color using unique and interesting tools.  Build and plant a magical fantasy garden.  Continue a summer of inspiration with a personalized art journal.  Students who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grades are encouraged to join in the fun!

DIRECTOR: Rebekah Whittaker (SNU Lab School)

Dates: June 3-7,  June 10-14, June 17-21, and June 24-28

Session ART1 -  June 3-7      (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

SessionART3 -   June 10-14  (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Session ART6 -  June 17-21 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) 

Session ART8 - June 24-28 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) 

Space is limited to 12 students per session.

* for students who have completed Kindergarten- 5th grades

*Older students will work on more advanced projects.

*Returning campers will work on different projects.

Baking Camp

COST: $150 per camp (Supplies Provided)

Baking 2: Campers will have the opportunity to work together to bake multiple recipes, including breads, breakfast pastries, savory items, and sweet treats!  Throughout the week, we will discuss and practice good kitchen hygiene and etiquette, including kitchen safety and working together.  Cooperation with one another will be key to a successful and fun baking experience!

DIRECTOR: Hannah Barnes (Classen SAS middle school and former SNU Lab School and Pie Junkie employee)

Dates: June 3-7

Session BAKE2 -  June 3-7 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)   

* For students that have completed 5th grade and up.

*some kitchen experience required

*Space is limited to only 8 students.

Cake Decorating Camp

COST: $150 per camp  (Supplies provided)

Do you like to eat cakes, cookies, and candy?  We've got a camp for you! Come have an adventure into a wonderful world of sticky surprises and sweet treats!

Session 1:  Advanced Class!  For students who took the Cake Decorating camp last summer and have completed 4th grade and up.  We will review last summer's skills, plus learn new skills in cookie decorating and candy making!

Sessions 3, 4, 5, and 6: For students who have completed 2nd grade and up.  Learn how to decorate a cake, cupcakes, and cookies, plus work with fondant and make candy!

Session 7:  Moms (or dads) and Me Class!  For an adult and students who have completed 2nd grade and up.  In this session, moms or dads who want to join their child and learn all the fun techniques in making candy, fondant creations, and cake and cookie decorating will come with their child!  Parents will be sharing supplies with their child and learning along with them.  It will be an exciting time to share some new skills!   *Each child attending this session must have an adult with them!  Enroll your child in the session, and then email Diana to let her know what adult is coming with your child (danthony@snu.edu).

DIRECTOR: Diana Anthony (SNU Lab School) 

Dates: June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21, & June 24-28

Session CAKE1 - June 3 - 7      (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

Session CAKE3 - June 10 - 14 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Session CAKE4 - June 10 - 14 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Session CAKE5 - June 17 - 21  (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Session CAKE6 - June 17 - 21  (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Session CAKE 7 - June 24 - 28 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Space is limited to 10  students per camp session

Clay Sculpting Camp

COST: $150 per camp  (Supplies provided)

Learn to sculpt clay! In this camp, children will learn how to create three-dimensional works using the clay medium. Children will be bringing home projects at the end of camp.

DIRECTOR: Dustin Faust (Deer Creek High School/former SNU Lab School teacher)

Dates: June 17-21 and June 24-28

Session CLAY 5- June 17-21 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

Session CLAY 7 - June 24-28 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

* for students who have completed 3rd Grade and up

Space is limited to 12  students per session.

Film & Animation Camp

COST: $150 per camp  (Supplies provided)

Lights, camera, action! In this camp, each day will begin with a little film history emphasizing animation.  Students will work throughout the week on storyboarding skills to plan and create their own stop-motion animated films.

DIRECTOR: Rebekah Drapeau (SNU Lab School)

Dates: June 3-7

Session FILM2 - June 3-7 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) 

* for students who have completed 2nd grade and up

Space is limited to 12  students.

Gardening Camp

COST: $150 per session (Supplies Provided)

 A little bit of science, and a whole lot of fun!  In this camp, children will learn about plants and the basics of growing plants.  During the week, they will also experience plant/garden themed art projects, snacks, and scavenger hunts.  Campers will be bringing home projects, including growing projects.

DIRECTORS:  Mollie O'Moore and Stephanie Naylor  (SNU Lab School)

Dates: June 17-21 and June 24-28

TIMES:

Session GARDEN5 - JUNE 17-21  (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

Session GARDEN7 - June 24-28  (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

*For students that have completed Kindergarten through 4th Grade.

Space is limited to 15  students per camp. 

Glass Etching Camp

COST: $150 per session (Supplies Provided)

REQUIREMENT: For students who have completed 2nd Grade and up. 

NOTE:  Students needing transportation between SNU Lab School camps and Glass Etching Camp must provide their own transportation.

 In all sessions, campers will complete multiple techniques of etching on various materials (mugs, plates, mirrors, etc.) using a sand blaster. They will cover the materials with a plastic material, then cut out the areas that they are going to sandblast with an X-acto knife.  All safety precautions involving the equipment will be followed. 

*Returning campers will be working on new projects.

DIRECTOR: Jeff Marzec (Mustang High School Crafts Instructor)

Dates: June 3-7 and June 10-14

TIMES:

Session GLASS1 - June 3-7 (8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Session GLASS2 - June 3-7 (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Session GLASS3 - June 10-14 (8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Session GLASS4-  June 10-14 (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Space is limited to 10 students per session.

LOCATION:  

Mustang High School
801 S Snyder Dr, Mustang, OK 73064

Directions to the Glass Etching Camp  (located in Mustang's Wood Lab)

Go south on Mustang Road, & turn right on Juniper (1st stop sign after  Highway 152).  Turn left at the second opportunity and look for a dark, gray, metal building.

NOTE: Children attending both a morning and afternoon session the same week, or attending woodworking one session and glass etching one session in the same week, may bring a lunch from home. 

Macrame Camp

COST: $150 per camp  (Supplies provided)

In this camp, we will explore a beautiful form of art that began hundreds of years ago.  Students will learn basic knots, and will end each day with a finished piece of art!  With some focused effort, students will learn how to work macrame cord into keychains, pencil pouches, and more!  No experience is needed!

DIRECTOR:  Ashley Glenn (SNU Lab School)

Dates: June 3-7 & June 10-14

Session MACRAME2 - June 3-7 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) 

Session MACRAME4- June 10-14 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) 

* for students who have completed 3rd grade and up. 

Space is limited to 10  students per camp.

Percussion Camp

COST: $150 per camp  (Supplies provided)

In this hands-on camp, students will be introduced to various percussion instruments such as Orff instruments, drums, sticks, cymbals, and more!  Children will enjoy having the opportunity to learn how to play instruments, plus learn how to read music.  The students will learn some music theory and music appreciation as well.  This camp is for anyone with or without music experience.  

DIRECTOR: Lindsey Mears (SNU Lab School)

Dates: June 10-14 & June 17-21

Session PERCUSSION4 - June 10-14 (1:00 - 4:00 pm) 

Session PERCUSSION6- June 17-21 (1:00 - 4:00 pm) 

* for students who have completed 1st-8th grade. 

Space is limited to 10  students per camp.

Robotics Camp

COST: $150 per camp  (Supplies provided)

Campers will work in groups to build and control a Lego robot. After the Lego robot is built, then students will write Scratch coding to guide the robot through various activities.

DIRECTORS: Paula Sharp and Erin Velders (Robotics instructors at Prairie View Elementary in Mustang)

Dates: June 10-14 & June 17-21

Session ROBOT3 - June 10-14 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

Session ROBOT5- June 17-21 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

* for students who have completed 2nd-8th grade. 

Space is limited to 15  students per camp.

Woodworking Camp

COST: $200 per session  (Supplies provided for basic projects)

REQUIREMENT: For students who have completed 2nd Grade and up. 

NOTE:   Students needing transportation between SNU Lab School camps and Woodworking Camp must provide their own transportation.

 In all sessions, students will learn how to use a variety of woodworking tools and machines. Safety will be stressed as each student makes his/her own pen on a lathe as well as other daily projects. 

 *Returning campers will be working on new projects. 

DIRECTOR: Mike McGarry (Mustang High School Woodworking instructor)

Dates: June 3-7 and June 10-14

TIMES:

Session WOOD1 - June 3-7 (8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Session WOOD2 - June 3-7 (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Session WOOD3 - June 10-14 (8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Session WOOD4 -  June 10-14 (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Space is limited to 16 students per session.  (This camp has a ratio of 4 campers to one woodworking instructor.)

LOCATION:  

Mustang High School
801 S Snyder Dr, Mustang, OK 73064

Directions to the Wood Shop  

Go south on Mustang Road, & turn right on Juniper (1st stop sign after  Highway 152).  Turn left at the second opportunity and look for a dark, gray, metal building.

NOTE: Children attending both a morning and afternoon session the same week, or one session of Glass Etching and one session of Woodworking the same week, may bring a lunch from home.