State Regulations for Oklahoma

Seal of OklahomaDate Revised: 9/16/2022

Governing Body:

Oklahoma Department of Human Services

License Required for Day Camps :
License Required for Resident Camps:
License Information:

Day Camps — Licensing Requirements for School-Age Programs and Summer Day Camps


Overnight Camps — Licensing Requirements for School-Age Programs and Summer Day Camps 

A residential camp is considered a “School Age Program.” If accredited by ACA, camp is automatically certified.

Criminal Background Checks Required:
Criminal Background Checks Information:

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
6600 North Harvey
Oklahoma City OK 73116
(405) 848-6724

$15 name based check
$19 fingerprint based check

State Allows FBI Checks:
Driving Record Checks:

A request form is available online from the Okla. Dept. of Public Safety website.

Fee of $25.00

State Sex Offender Registry:

Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry

Minimum Wage:

$7.25 per hour (Employers of ten or more full time employees at any one location and employers with annual gross sales over $100,000 irrespective of number of full time employees)

$2.00 per hour (All other employers)

Minimum Wage Coverage and Exemptions:

Covers employers with more than 10 employees at any one location or place of business; an employer with less than 10 full-time employees (or the equivalent of 10) at any one location or place of business is covered if it’s annual business gross exceeds $100,000/year. Employees of the state or any lessee or concessionaire of the state are specifically covered.

Exemptions: temporary part-time employees who work less than 25 hours a week; employees under age 18 who have not graduated from high school or a vocational training program; employees covered by the FLSA; employees under age 22 who are regularly enrolled students in a high school, college, university, or vocational training program; bona fide executives, administrators, and professionals

Subminimum Wage:

Commissioner of Labor may set subminimum rates for learners, apprentices, messengers, and handicapped and disabled workers (under special certificates for a fixed period), employees of state or local governments or instrumentalities, and students and regular attendants at institutions of higher learning.

Overtime Pay Requirements:

No specified state-level requirements. Federal FLSA ovetime pay requirements apply for those covered by Act.

Overtime Pay Exemptions:

No specified state-level overtime page requirement exemptions. Federal FLSA overtime pay exemptions apply for those covered by Act.

Meal/Rest Period Requirements:

Rest period: for minors under age 16, one cumulative hour of rest during 8 consecutive hour shift, including one 30-minute rest period after 5 consecutive hours’ worked.

Student Exemption from Unemployment Tax:
Other Wages Source:

40 Okl. Stat. §75 (Download)