Thursday, January 18, 2018

Camp Anytown seeks campers

ANYTOWN LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE Anytown Leadership Institute is an award-winning human relations training program for teens in Oklahoma. Celebrating its 25th year, Anytown is recognized as one of the most effective leadership and diversity institutes for high school youth, and delegates are recognized as leaders in their communities.

Incoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors from high schools in Oklahoma come together for a week-long leadership training experience. Anytown prepares delegates to make decisions based on an awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the diversity that exists in all aspects of life.

This year’s camp will be at OSU- Stillwater campus on July 15-July 21, 2018.  Contact Deaven Steele, dsteele@occjok.org405-446-8258 for more information.

Anytown Includes

  • Discussion groups and workshops
  • Culture night
  • Talent night
  • Campfires and singing
  • Recreational activities

Anytown Enhances

  • Citizenship
  • Self Awareness
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Cultural awareness
  • Racial understanding
  • Gender role perceptions
  • Family relationships
  • Interreligious respect

Anytown Experience

Respect and awareness develop, as delegates become friends, learning from and about each other.  Workshops, discussion groups, assemblies and special events contribute to the Anytown experience.  Leaders from Oklahoma’s cultural, professional, religious and educational institutions serve as resources.
Anytown delegates are the leaders of tomorrow.  Anytown prepares them to make decisions based on an awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the diversity that exists in all aspects of life.  Delegates leave Anytown with a comprehensive understanding of what it means to be a world citizen.


Anytowners represent a wide variety of racial, religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds.
The Anytown selection process begins with the submission of an application and a letter of nomination from an adult advisor involved in a leadership activity listed on the application.
The cost of the week-long Anytown session, $350, includes round-trip bus transportation from Tulsa and Oklahoma City to camp, meals and housing, an Anytown T-shirt, and all workshop materials. Insurance is provided for the camp. Scholarship assistance is available.