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Gambit's Kids : New Orleans Summer Camp Guide 2017

From reading to robotics, sports to theater and beyond

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General/ varied offerings

ABC Camp
The Learning Laboratory
, 7100 St. Charles Ave., (504) 475-4522;
www.learnlabnola.org/abccamp
Ages: 4-7 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $500 Campers celebrate a letter of the alphabet a day with reading, writing and arts activities, weekly field trips to local attractions and more.

Academy of the Sacred Heart Sports 'N More Day Camp
4301 St. Charles Ave., (504) 269-1230;
www.ashrosary.org/summercamp
Ages: 1-13 years old, boys
Dates: May 30-July 21
Tuition: $225-275 per week
Popular camp sessions include Creative HeARTS, theater camp, cheerleading, sports clinics and ACT/PSAT prep. Extended care is available. Early childhood camp goes through July 21. Camps for older kids end July 14.

Academy of the Sacred Heart Summer Fun Day Camp
4301 St. Charles Ave., (504) 269-1230;
www.ashrosary.org/summercamp
Ages: 1-13 years old, girls
Dates: May 30-July 21
Tuition: $225-275 per week
Popular camp sessions include Creative HeARTS, theater camp, cheerleading, sports clinics and ACT/PSAT prep. Extended care is available. Early childhood camp goes through July 21. Camps for older kids end July 14.

Arden Cahill Academy Camp Corral
3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna, (504) 392-0902;
www.ardencahillacademy.com
Ages: 3-14 years old, coed
Dates: May 30-Aug. 4
Tuition: $180 per week, $750 per session
The camp is held on the 12-acre Arden Cahill campus. Activities include horseback riding, swimming, art, sports, theater, computer games, fishing, water play and more. Sessions run May 30-June 30 and July 3-Aug. 4.

Camp Audubon
428 Broadway St., (504) 324-7100;
www.auduboncharter.com
Ages: 4-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 14
Tuition: TBA The camp offers swimming, creative movement, sports, science and other activities, as well as classes in math, reading and French (for an additional fee).

Camp Cabrini
Cabrini High School, 1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 364;
www.cabrinihigh.com
Ages: First-eighth grades, coed
Dates: May 29-June 30
Tuition: $140 per week
Activities include arts and crafts, painting, fishing, cooking, sewing, volleyball, basketball, games, drama, dance, cheerleading, soccer, jewelry making, field trips and more. Extended care is available.

Camp Create
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 3 years old-kindergarten, girls
Dates: June 12-July 21
Tuition: $750 per session Art, acting, music, singing, baking, sewing, creative writing, ceramics, sports, swimming and visits from artists are among the offerings at the two camp sessions. Extended care is available.

A ceramics class at the St. Tammany Art Association’s Fingerprints Art Camps.
  • A ceramics class at the St. Tammany Art Association’s Fingerprints Art Camps.

Camp Create Super weeks
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/ page-camp-u-2017
Ages: First-eighth grades, girls
Dates: May 30-June 2, July 24-July 28
Tuition: $300 per week
The all-field-trips camps offer outings and activities including bowling, swimming, the IMAX theater, skating and more. Extended care is available.

Camp Cricket
University Montessori School, 7508 Burthe St., (504) 865-1659;
www.umsnola.orgcc_info.html/
Ages: 2-6 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-Aug. 18
Tuition: $135-$225 per week
Campers can participate in a variety of arts projects, as well as singing, movement, playing rhythm instruments, water play and activities to build language and math skills. Extended care is available.

Camp Crusader Concordia Lutheran School, 6700 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, (504) 347-4155;
www.clsmarrero.com
Ages: 3 years old-fifth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: $110 per week
The camp offers arts and crafts, dance, tumbling, weekly themed activities and more. Extended care is available.

Camp Crusader at St. Louis King of France 1600 Lake Ave., Metairie, (504) 833-8224;
www.slkfschool.com/summer-camp
Ages: 4 years old-seventh grade, coed
Dates: May 30-July 28
Tuition: $160 per week, $465 per three-week session, $1,250 for full camp
Camp activities including swimming, art, creative movement, STEM, DIY, drama, computer coding, construction, cooking, sound engineering and more. There is special programming for younger campers.

Camp Olive Juice
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2825 Paris Road, Chalmette, (504) 271-4254;
www.gethsemane-lutheran.org
Ages: Kindergarten-sixth grade, coed
Dates: July 10-21
Tuition: $50 per week
The camp is supervised by adults but led by teenagers who take campers through games, hands-on activities and more.

Cardinal Camp
St. Andrew's Episcopal School, 8012 Oak St., (504) 861-3743;
www.saesnola.org
Ages: Kindergarten-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30
Tuition: $250 per week ($210 before March 15)
Sports, art, science, water play, laser tag, field trips and special guests are among the offerings at this daylong camp. Extended care is available.

Castletree Camp
St. George's Episcopal School, 923 Napoleon Ave., (504) 891-5509;
www.castletree.net
Ages: 5-10 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-30, July 10-28
Tuition: $800 per session
Campers can participate in water play, sports, games, music, gymnastics, yoga, cooking, art, martial arts, jewelry making, photography, dance, musical theater, Lego building and more.

Christian Brothers School Summer Camp
New Orleans City Park, 8 Friedricks Ave., (504) 486-6770; St. Anthony Campus, 4600 Canal St., (504) 488-4426;
www.cbs-no.org
Ages: 4 years old-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28 (4 years old-second grade), June 5-July 14 (third-seventh grades)
Tuition: $305 for two-week session
Activities include sports, outdoor play, indoor games, field trips, drama, movies, technology and educational activities. There also are specialty camps in study skills, lacrosse and band.

Creation Sensation
Christ Episcopal School, 80 Christwood Blvd., Covington, (985) 871-9902;
www.christepiscopalschool.org/summer-programs
Ages: Prekindergarten-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 5-23
Tuition: $225 per week
Activities include art, sports, STEM, drama and more.

Crescent City Summer Camp
4828 Utica St., Metairie, (504) 885-4700;
www.ccchristian.net
Ages: 4 years old-seventh grade, coed
Dates: May 30-July 28
Tuition: $150 per week
There are weekly field trips, an indoor swimming pool (swimming lessons are available), Wii games, a computer lab, arts and crafts, water play, pizza, sno-balls and movies.

DominiCamp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-eighth grades, girls
Dates: June 5-23
Tuition: $220 one week, $435 two weeks, $620 three weeks
Activities include cooking, jewelry making, dance, math and detective games, science exploration and drama. Lunch is catered by Sage Dining Services. Extended care is available.

Dragon Camp
St. George's Episcopal School, 923 Napoleon Ave., (504) 891-5509;
www.dragoncamp.net
Ages: 1-4 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-30, July 10-28
Tuition: $500-$800 per session
The camp offers small- and whole-group activities including outdoor play, art, music, storytelling, movement and water play.

Elmwood Park
Acedemy Summer Camp 1517 Carol Sue Ave., Terrytown, (504) 392-0217;
www.elmwoodparkacademy.org
Ages: 3-14 years old, coed
Dates: June 6-Aug. 5
Tuition: $120 per week
A pool and water slide are on site for daily use. Other activities include arts and crafts, games, dancing, video games, skee-ball, foosball, pool, air hockey, weekly dance competitions, field trips and more. Extended care is available.

Every Day Away — Putting Summer Camp in Motion
Uptown and City Park, (504) 877-KIDCAM;
www.kidcamp.com/camp-locatons/every-day-away.com
Ages: 8-14 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 4
Tuition: $275 per week
Campers go on a field trip every day to locations including Gulf Islands Waterpark in Gulfport, Mississippi, River Road Go-Kart Track, Jellystone Park in Robert, a beach, INFINITY Space Center in Pearlington, Mississippi, LOOP NOLA, and more. Field trips depart near Tulane University and from City Park.

Excite! Summer Voyage Southern
University New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, (504) 218-2607;
www.exciteallstars.org/kiddie-camp
Ages: 6-15 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: $600
There are sports including tennis, basketball, soccer, rugby, swimming and archery, as well as activities such as drama, karate, art, STEM programming and yoga by Project Peaceful Warriors. Campers 9-15 years old attend a three-day, two-night adventure camp experience at Fountainbleau State Park on the Northshore.

Holy Cross School Summer Camp 5500 Paris Ave., (504) 942-1884;
www.holycrosstigers.com
Ages: 4-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 14
Tuition: $180 per week, $465 per three-week session (discounts for multiple children)
There is a variety of structured activities at the camp and field trips for campers, as well as clinics and workshops in math, reading, science, computer skills, art, music, karate, wrestling, football, basketball, baseball, soccer, cheerleading and dance. Extended care is available.

Jefferson Parish Parks & Recreation Summer Camps
Various locations;
www.jeffparish.net
Ages: 3-10 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $300 per four-week session
Campers are divided by age into Kinder Camp (3-5 years old) and Day Camp or Senior Camp (6-10 years old). There is a variety of structured activities, field trips, sports, arts and crafts, games and more. There also are a number of specialized mini camps, including art, baseball, cheerleading, cooking, volleyball and more, with varying times, locations and fees. Extended care is available.

Jesuit Day Camps
4133 Banks St., (504) 251-1204;
www.jesuitnola.org/summer-day-camp
Ages: 5-12 years old, boys
Dates: May 30-July 7
Tuition: $400 for three weeks, $690 for six weeks
Boys will take field trips and tours, have picnics and participate in activities including swimming, bowling, softball, kickball, laser tag, movies, flag football, basketball and more.

Jewish Community Center Day Summer Camps
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 887-5158; 5342 St. Charles Ave., (504) 897-0143;
www.nojcc.org
Ages: Toddlers-preteens, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: Varies
The camps at both the Uptown and Metairie campuses offer sports, art, drama, Israeli cultural activities, swimming instruction and field trips.

Jumpin' for Joy
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701  Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Second-fifth grades, girls
Dates: June 5-23
Tuition: $170 one week, $265 two weeks, $375 three weeks
Cheerleading, music, arts and crafts and more are among the activities, and lunch is catered by Sage Dining Services. Extended care is available.

Kehoe-France Metairie Camp
720 Elise Ave., Metairie, (504) 733-0472;
www.kehoe-france.com
Ages: 8 weeks-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: $1,360 six-week session, $1,710 eight-week session
Campers can swim, make ceramics, do arts and crafts, play sports, shoot on a BB gun range, work with computers, have cookouts and more.

Kehoe-France Northshore Camp
25 Patricia Drive, Covington, (985) 892-4415;
www.kehoe-francens.com
Ages: 6 months-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 21
Tuition: $460 for two-week session, $1,325 for six-week session, $1,425 for entire camp
Activities include swimming, arts and crafts, sno-balls, games, a bounce house, riflery, tennis and more.

Kidcam Summer Camp
Citywide, (877) 454-3226;
www.kidcamcamps.com
Ages: Prekindergarten-13 years old, coed
Dates: May 22-Aug. 4
Tuition: $130-$180 per week
Activities vary from week to week (and older kids design their own program) but include games, art, swimming, sports, science, field trips, academics and more.

Kidsports Summer Camp
1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Suite 1200, Harahan, (504) 733-1200;
www.ochsnerfitness.com
Ages: 3-13 years old, coed
Dates: May 15-Aug. 18
Tuition: Varies
The camp offers indoor and outdoor sports, obstacle courses, arts and crafts, interactive games and swimming. Campers ages 5 and older go on field trips. Extended care is available.

Kings Kamp
Bishop McManus Academy, 13123 I-10 Service Road, (504) 246-5121;
www.bishopmcmanus.com
Ages: Prekindergarten-12th grade, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: $125 per week, $420 per monthlong session, $720 both sessions
There is a variety of offerings at this camp, which has two sessions, one in June and another in July. Each session offers academic enrichment, ACT preparation (for eighth- through 12th-graders), swimming, indoor and outdoor games, field trips and sports clinics in basketball, volleyball, soccer, kickball and flag football.

Kuumba Institute
Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-9070;
www.ashecac.org
Ages: 6-16 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 21
Tuition: $300 (discounts available for multiple campers)
The camp offers dance, African drumming, photography, computer coding, visual arts, drama, poetry, singing, yoga, cooking and more.

Little Camp
2216 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 835-9964;
www.thelittleschoolmetairie.com
Ages: 3-5 years old, coed
Dates: June 6-July 1
Tuition: $170 per week
Arts, crafts, water play, special guests, performances and more are available at the half-day camp.

Louisiana Children's Museum Super Silly Circus Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Campers learn about circus arts, including acrobatics, juggling, balancing and clowning.

Memorial Baptist Summer Camp 5701 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 887-0533;
www.mbsmetairie.org
Ages: 6 weeks-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 4
Tuition: $125 per week
for kindergarten-12 years old; $140 per week, $120 for three days, $100 for two days and $40 for drop-ins for 6-weeks to 4 years old
The camp offers activities including a game room with electronics, a movie room, a trampoline area, swimming, field trips and sports. Early learning center campers will have in-house field trips, water play, a tumble bus, arts and crafts and sno-balls.

Mount Carmel Academy Summer Camp
7027 Milne Blvd., (504) 288-7626;
www.mcacubs.com
Ages: Second-eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 5-30
Tuition: $80-$110 per week
Campers can customize their own camp day, choosing from art, science, dance, sports, cheerleading, cooking, designing, drama and more. There are morning and afternoon sessions. Extended care is available.

NORDC Summer Camps
Various locations, (504) 658-3052;
www.nordc.org
Ages: 4-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 5
Tuition: Free-$30 per week
Camps operated by the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) offer a variety of focuses, including STEM, academics, cultural enrichment, dance, theater, sports and more. NORDC is holding a Summer Camp Expo offering information and registration at select NORDC rec centers from 9 a.m.-noon March 4.

Newman Summer Day Camp
Isidore Newman School, 1903 Jefferson Ave., (504) 896-6297; www.newman-
summer.com
Ages: Prekindergarten-sixth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-20, July 10-28
Tuition: $1,340 for June session, $1,101 for July session
Children can select from a range of options to make each day of camp different. Activities include art, animation, games, coding, cooking, dance, darkroom art, deconstruction, drama, karaoke, Lego building, Makerspace, music, photography, robotics, science, sewing, sports, swimming, video production and yoga.

Sader Summer Camp
6500 Riverside Drive, Metairie, (504) 887-0225;
www.alcs.org
Ages: Prekindergarten-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 12-July 14
Tuition: $20-$120 June 12-16 is vacation Bible school.
The following weeks' activities include sports, computer and educational camps. There are select camps for 3- and 4-year-olds and sixth- through eighth-graders. Extended care is available. Prices vary depending on camp.

St. Andrew's Cardinal Camp
8012 Oak St., (504) 861-3743;
www.saesnola.org
Ages: Kindergarten-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30
Tuition: $250 per week (discounts available for early registration)
Cardinal Camp offers a variety of activities including art, sports, science, laser tag, water play and more.

St. Augustine's Episcopal Pre-School Camp
3412 Haring Road, Metairie, (504) 887-4801;
www.staugustinesdayschool.weebly.com/summer-camp.html
Ages: 2-6 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-July 28
Tuition: $75 per week
half day, $125 per week
full day Activities are based around a different theme every week and include arts and crafts, games, cooking, music and movement, dress-up and more.

St. Cletus Summer Camp
3610 Claire Ave., Gretna, (504) 366-3538;
www.stcletus.com
Ages: 5-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 14
Tuition: $125 per week
(discounts available for multiple children) The camp offers a variety of activities each day as well as swimming and weekly field trips. Extended care is available.

St. Martin's Summer Day Camp
225 Green Acres Road, Metairie, (504) 736-9925;
www.stmsaints.com/summercamp
Ages: 4-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28, two-week sessions; July 31-Aug. 4, travel week; July 13-July 17, trip to Orlando, Florida
Tuition: $450 per regular two-week session; $250 travel week; $800 trip to Orlando Swimming lessons are included in the regular two-week sessions, as well as a carnival, color wars, water fun, visits from Saints and Pelicans players, yoga, Zumba Jr., sports, arts, drama, cooking, computer games, wood working, chess and movie making. Travel week includes daily field trips and the trip to Orlando includes travel, lodging, park tickets and food. Extended care is available.

Seven Oaks Academy
1901 36th St., Kenner, (504) 464-1144;
www.facebook.com/7oaksacademy
Ages: 1-10 years old, coed
Dates: May 30-Aug. 17
Tuition: $135-$170 per week
Campers participate in a variety of activities including music, art, Zumba classes, swimming, golf, field trips and special events.

Spy Camp
National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944;
www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/family-activities/summer-camp
Ages: Third-sixth grade, coed
Dates: July 3-14
Tuition: $225 per week, $185 museum members
Campers learn about cracking codes, encrypting messages, disguises, invisible ink and solving activity-based puzzles and problems while exploring espionage tactics used during World War II.

Summer at McGehee
Louise S. McGehee School, 2343 Prytania St., (504) 561-1224; www.mcgehee-
school.com/summer
Ages: Kindergarten-seventh grade, girls
Dates: June 19-July 1, July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $250 per week kindergarten-fourth grade, $200 per week fifth-seventh grades Fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders can register for the counselor-in-training program.
McGehee teachers, alumnae and students lead sessions in Makerspace, Wacky Science, Broad Beats and music, sports, yoga, Lego building, pet training, pottery, water fun, dancing and more.

Summer 'Scapes Art of Games: Play and Make Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longuevue.com
Ages: 5-7 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $225, $195 for Longue Vue members
Campers learn game theory and structures and paint, draw and sculpt their own games. A reception will be held at the end of camp to exhibit campers' work.

Summer 'Scapes Code: Longue Vue — A Code-Breaking and Mystery Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longue-vue.com
Ages: 7-9 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-14
Tuition: $225, $195 Longue Vue members
The camp is a weeklong scavenger hunt in which campers play team games to get to the next clue of the hunt. They also learn skills of detection, code breaking and mystery solving.

Sunbuddies
Woodland Presbyterian Church Early Learning Center, 5824 Berkley Drive, (504) 394-8781;
www.wpcno.org
Ages: 1 year old-kindergarten, coed
Dates: June 6-July 18
Tuition: $400
The six-week camp meets on Tuesday and Thursday (9 a.m.-2 p.m.), and activities are based on daily or weekly themes, including Egypt, fairytales safaris, pirates and space.

Terrytown Academy Camp Shamrock
1503 Carol Sue Ave., Terrytown, (504) 392-3804;
www.terrytownacademy.net
Ages: 3 years and older, coed
Dates: May 30-July 31
Tuition: $100 per week (discounts for multiple campers)
Activities include arts and crafts, water slides, bounce houses, movies, sports, field trips, dress-up days and talent shows. Extended care is available.

The Girls Scouts of Louisiana East operate two area camps that offer a range of outdoor and team-building activities.
  • The Girls Scouts of Louisiana East operate two area camps that offer a range of outdoor and team-building activities.

Trinity Episcopal School Summer Camp
1315 Jackson Ave., (504) 525-8661;
www.trinitynola.com/summer-camp
Ages: Prekindergarten-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 31-Aug. 16
Tuition: TBA
The school offers a wide range of specialty camps for different ages covering subjects including art, robotics, dance, printmaking, rocketry, dance and more.

UNO Summer Day Camp
University of New Orleans Recreation and Fitness Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-6358;
www.ris.uno.edu
Ages: 5-11 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $675 per session
The camp offers a variety of activities, including sports, games, field trips, swimming and more.

 

 

Overnight camps/ outdoor adventures

The Baddour Center's YOUR Summer Program
3297 Highway 51 S., Senatobia, Mississippi, (662) 366-6928;
www.baddour.org/your-summer-program
Ages: 16-35, males and females
Dates: June 4-9 and June 25-30 males; June 11-16 and July 9-14 females
Tuition: $700 per session
Campers stay in a group home on the Baddour Center's 120-acre campus and participate in art, swimming, music classes, a talent show, outdoor movies and more.

Camp Abbey
77002 KC Camp Road, Covington, (985) 327-7240;
www.campabbey.org
Ages: Second-eighth grade, boys and girls
Dates: June 4-July 1 boys, July 2-29 girls
Tuition: $409 per week
The Archdiocese of New Orleans operates the camp, which offers boating, swimming, archery, chapel, arts and crafts, games, basketball, fishing and spiritual enrichment activities.

Camp Stanislaus
304 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, (228) 467-9057; www.camp-
stanislaus.com
Ages: 8-15 years old, coed
Dates: June 11-July 9
Tuition: $340 per week day camp; $695 per week resident camp
There is a variety of activities including water skiing, sailing, fishing, archery, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, arts and crafts, sports and more. The camp culminates in a father and son day. There are discounts for multiple weeks.

Girl Scouts of Louisiana East
Various locations;
www.gsle.org
Ages: Kindergarten-12th grade, girls
Dates: May 28-July 28
Tuition: $175-$300 per session
The Girl Scouts operate three camps in Louisiana and offer a range of outdoor activities, including horseback riding, swimming, archery, canoeing, arts and crafts and more.

Live Oak Wilderness Camp
Camp Tiak, 64 Camp Tiak Road, Wiggins, Mississippi, (601) 928-4878;
www.liveoakcamp.com
Ages: 9-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 27-Aug. 1
Tuition: $1,700 per session (before April 1)
The 90-acre camp site includes a 10-acre lake, a high ropes course and a range of outdoor activities, arts and crafts and team building exercises. There are three 10-day sessions.

Splendor Farms Horse & Farm Camp
27329 Mill Creek Road, Bush, (985) 886-3747;
www.splendorfarms.com
Ages: 6 years old and up, girls
Dates: Year round
Tuition: $200 and up
Western horsemanship, riding lessons, trail rides, farm life activities, gardening, swimming, arts and crafts and more are available at this camp, which offers half-day, whole-day and overnight camps.

Special needs

Raphael Academy
500 Soraparu St., (504) 524-5955;
www.raphaelacademy.org
Ages: 11-17 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-30, July 10-28
Tuition: $875 per three-week session
The camp offers swimming, weekly field trips, arts and drama to campers with special needs and intellectual disabilities.



Specialty Camps

Academics

Camp Roar
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: First-seventh grade, girls
Dates: June 12-30, July 10-28
Tuition: $150 per session
The camp uses challenging but fun activities to help children struggling with reading and writing skills. Instructors cover phonics, oral reading fluency, comprehension, vocabulary development, story development, grammar, word usage and more.

Genius Camp
The Learning Laboratory, 7100 St. Charles Ave., Suite 203, (504) 475-4522;
www.learnlabnola.org/geniuscamp
Ages: 8-14 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-30
Tuition: $500
The theme for the camp is "STEM + Art = STEAM." Campers will explore the local arts community and build kinetic sculptures inspired by Theo Jansen's Strandbeest machines, travel to Pensacola, Florida for a day, visit Audubon Park and swim.

Newcomb Summer Session: Women's Literature
Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., (504) 862-8749;
www.newcombsummersession.org
Ages: 10th-12th grade, girls
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $395
The pre-college program in women's literature and leadership includes seminars, workshops, mentoring and exploration of feminist texts.

Newman Summer Academics & Enrichment
Isidore Newman School, 1903 Jefferson Ave., (504) 896-6297; www.newman-
summer.com
Ages: Prekindergarten-12th grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-28, Aug. 7-11
Tuition: $327 and up per session
Isidore Newman faculty members lead the camp with offerings including Algebra 2, study skills, chess and space.

SpiderSmart Learning Center Camps
4437 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, (504) 881-1788;
www.spidersmart.com
Ages: Kindergarten-12th grade, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28, July 31-Aug. 12
Tuition: Varies by selections
Campers can work on writing, vocabulary, grammar, math, current events and more. ACT, SAT and PSAT prep camps are July 21-Aug. 12.

Xavier University Summer Programs
NCF Annex, Building 37, 1 Drexel Drive, (504) 520-5264;
www.xula.edu/summerprograms
Ages: 11 years old-12th grade, coed
Dates: TBA
Tuition: TBA
Xavier University offers a variety of camps for middle school and high school students, including pharmacy, computer science, environmental and earth sciences, Mardi Gras Indian arts and STEM camps.



Art

Art Time
705 Asbury Drive, Mandeville, (985) 674-2023;
www.arttime.biz
Ages: 4-14 years old, coed
Dates: May 31-Aug. 4
Tuition: $100 per week
for 4 years old-second grade, $150-300 per week for third-eighth grade
Younger campers learn watercolor, marker, oil pastel and more. Older campers use those mediums and also learn animation, 3-D design and more.

Cabrini Art Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 377;
www.cabrinihigh.com/art-camp
Ages: Fifth-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $200
Directed by artists and Cabrini teachers, the camp teaches basic painting techniques with acrylic and watercolors, pencil and charcoal drawing techniques, art history and more. Students' works will be displayed on Friday. There is a supply fee of $20.

CAC Summer Arts Camp
Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., (504) 528-3805;
www.cacno.org/cacsummerartscamp
Ages: 6-14 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $230 per week, $200 CAC members
Children's books are the inspiration for activities including music, visual arts, theater, culinary arts and dance workshops. Extended care is available.

Country Day Creative Arts
300 Park Road, Metairie, (504) 894-3188;
www.countrydaycreativearts.com
Ages: 7-14 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-July 14
Tuition: $1,500 ($1,400 until April 1)
Children from more than 50 schools attend this camp, which features professional artists from around the country teaching visual and performing arts. There also are sports.

Fine Art Fundamentals
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., (504) 539-9650;
www.ogdenmuseum.org
Ages: Second-fifth grade, coed
Dates: June 12-July 6
Tuition: $500 per two-week session, $450 museum members (last session, $450, $405 members)
Professional artists help campers explore a variety of 2-D and 3-D media and art techniques such as drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, mixed media, puppetry and more.

Fingerprints Art Camps
St. Tammany Arts Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington, (985) 892-8650;
www.sttammanyartassociation.org/ summer-art-camps
Ages: 6-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-16, June 26-30
Tuition: $220 per week, $200 association members
Children learn the basics of painting, drawing and building with clay.

Hope Stone's Kids Play NOLA Summer Camp
Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-1931;
www.hopestoneinc.org
Ages: 6-17 years old, coed
Dates: June 25-July 6
Tuition: Free
The two-week arts immersion camp offers creative study in dance, theater and music, plus activities promoting healthy eating and gardening. The classes are led by artists from the New Orleans Dance Festival.

Loyola Design Summer Camp
Loyola University New Orleans, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 861-5456;
www.cmfa.loyno.edu/design/summer-design-camp
Ages: 15-18 years old, coed
Dates: June 19-30
Tuition: $250 one session, $400 two sessions
Loyola University faculty and other professionals teach campers game design, fashion design, 3-D printing, animation, photo design, hand lettering, jewelry design, creative coding, sound design, design-build and more in one-week sessions.

Mini Art Center Summer Camp
341 Seguin St., (504) 510-4747;
www.miniartcenter.com
Ages: 6-12 years old, coed
Dates: May 30-Aug. 11
Tuition: $225 per week, prices vary for short weeks and specialty camps
Campers learn art-making skills including animation, sculpture, textiles and more. They create artworks that will be exhibited the last day of camp. There are weekly sessions as well as specialized camps.

NOMA Summer Art Camp
New Orleans City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100;
www.noma.org/learn
Ages: 5-10 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $180 per week half day, NOMA members $150; $340 per week full day, NOMA members $280
Weekly camp sessions are designed to help develop children's artistic skills in visual and performing arts. Campers will explore artworks in NOMA and hone their creativity onstage and in the studio.

Posh Paint Pub Summer Art Camp
3218 Taft Park, Metairie, (504) 835-4155;
www.poshpaintpub.com
Ages: 5 years and older, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 4
Tuition: $65-$185
Artists teach children techniques for making objects out of clay, making items on a wheel, canvas painting, pottery painting, drawing for beginners, resin art, jewelry design and more. All supplies are included.

St. Mary's Dominican Studio Art Camp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-eighth grades, girls
Dates: June 19–23
Tuition: $125
The high school's art faculty leads the camp. Extended care is available.

St. Scholastica Academy Cartooning Camp
St. Scholastica Academy, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $150
Digital media instructor Peter Bertucci teaches the afternoon camp on cartoon design, which includes basic shapes of cartoon characters, action lines, composition and animation. Each camper receives a DVD of the character they create and animate.

St. Scholastica Academy Sculpting Camp
St. Scholastica Academy, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $150
Campers create a 3-D wire armature sculpture of a character and use clay to sculpt a finished design, which they paint and bake.

Campers explore the New Orleans Museum of Art and make artworks at the NOMA Summer Art Camp.
  • Campers explore the New Orleans Museum of Art and make artworks at the NOMA Summer Art Camp.

Southern Art Society Fine Art Camp
2619 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 909-4278
Ages: 9-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-Aug. 11
Tuition: $200 per one-week session, $360 for two-week session
The camp offers one- and two-week sessions during which campers produce artworks using pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, pastels, watercolor, acrylic, oil paint and 3-D techniques. The week of Aug. 7-11 is for ages 13 and older only.

Summer Arts at Lusher
5624 Freret St., (504) 866-4292;
www.lusherschool.org
Ages: Second-12th grade, coed
Dates: June 5-June 16
Tuition: TBA
The school offers three camps for three age groups that run simultaneously. Arts Spark Camp (for second-fifth grades) offers specialized programs in design, the arts, science and more. Arts & Innovation Camp prepares sixth- through eighth-graders for a pre-professional conservatory and design-oriented high school program. The High School Intensive offers one-week modules on specialized subjects including modern American jazz, photographic composition and summer stock theater. Guest artists perform and conduct master classes.

Summer 'Scapes Art of Nature Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longuevue.com
Ages: 5-7 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $225, $195 members
Artist and educator Lauren Rouatt helps children create art based on their explorations of Longue Vue's 8 acres of gardens. Campers also learn about artists who focus on nature and and the arts of painting, drawing, sculpture and papermaking. The week culminates with an exhibit of campers' artworks.

Summer 'Scapes Art-chitecture Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longuevue.com
Ages: 7-9 years old, coed
Dates: July 17-21
Tuition: $225, $195 members Artist and educator Allison Reho takes children on an exploration of architecture and green building methods as campers plan and build a city, culminating in an exhibit in Longue Vue's gallery.

Summer 'Scapes Optical and Kinetic 3-D Art Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longuevue.com
Ages: 5-7 years old, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $225, $195 members
Campers will use 2-D and 3-D art-making techniques to create artworks inspired by master artists including Pablo Picasso, Victor Vasarely, Jaacov Agam and Lillian Florsheim. Children will learn about the artists, explore the artwork in Longue Vue's collection and use paint, clay, sculpture and other mediums. Campers' artworks will be exhibited at a reception at the end of camp.

Young Adult Summer Workshops at New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio
727 Magazine St., (504) 529-7279;
www.neworleansglassworks.com
Ages: 9-18 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 11
Tuition: Prices vary by week
Hand-blown glass, animated filmmaking, torch working, ceramic and metal sculpture, mobile design, mosaics, sugar blowing, screen printing, relief collagraph and paper marbeling are among offerings at the weekly camp sessions.



Comedy

Improv Training Camp
The New Movement, 2706 St. Claude Ave., (504) 302-8264;
www.newmovementtheater.com
Ages: 11-18 years old, coed
Dates: July 24-28
Tuition: $300
Children learn the skills of listening, verbal and non-verbal communication and performing onstage with a group during daily performances.

Sketch Writing and Performance Camp
The New Movement, 2706 St. Claude Ave., (504) 302-8264;
www.newmovementtheater.com
Ages: 11-18 years old, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $300
The camp helps young people enhance their vocabulary, creativity, expressiveness and talents. Local comedians teach the basics of sketch comedy, how to craft characters and develop comedic skills. Campers will perform in a comedy showcase June 23.

Sketch-to-Film Camp
The New Movement, 2706 St. Claude Ave., (504) 302-8264;
www.newmovementtheater.com
Ages: 11-18 years old, coed
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $300
Local comedians teach the basics of successful sketch comedy for stage and screen, building campers' skills as producers, writers and performers. The camp culminates in a performance June 30.

Stand-up Comedy Camp
The New Movement, 2706 St. Claude Ave., (504) 302-8264;
www.newmovementtheater.com
Ages: 11-18 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $300
Comedy Uprising's camp features instruction by local comedians who help kids use humor and storytelling to develop comedy routines. Campers perform at a show June 16.



Culinary Arts

Culinary Kids
915 Marigny Ave., Mandeville, (985) 727-5553;
www.culinarykidsns.com
Ages: 3-13 years old, coed
Dates: May 29-Aug. 18
Tuition: $295 per week
Kids cook breakfast, lunch and snacks and participate in kitchen science experiments. There also are outdoor activities, games, arts and crafts and guests.

Louisiana Children's Museum Kitchen Chemistry Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-14
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Children learn to follow recipes, use math to measure ingredients and cook.



Dance/Cheerleading

Cheer Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: June 19-June 23
Tuition: $100
Ursuline cheer coach Kaitlyn Delatte instructs campers in the basics of cheerleading, jumping, dance and stunts.

Dancing Grounds Summer Camp
3705 St. Claude Ave., (504) 535-5791;
www.dancinggrounds.org
Ages: 8-15 years old, coed
Dates: TBA
Tuition: $20 per day
The four-week camp for beginner and intermediate dancers includes training in ballet, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, African and salsa dance styles, as well as choreography and history, physical fitness and nutrition.

John Curtis Christian School Kiddie Cheer Camp
10125 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-4621;
www.johncurtis.com
Ages: 2-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $75
Campers learn dance team and cheerleading techniques at this morning camp, culminating in a performance.

L.H. Ballet Classique presents Introduction to the World of Dance
4916 Canal St., (504) 482-0038;
www.lhballet.com
Ages: 2-5 years old, coed
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $25-$35 per day
There's a daily theme inspired by classic ballets such as Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker and a variety of activities exploring dance and music.

L.H. Ballet Classique presents Summer Dance Camp
4916 Canal St., (504) 482-0038;
www.lhballet.com
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-14
Tuition: $40-$50 per day
Each daily session includes instruction in dance and a class focused on jazz, tap or ballet.

L.H. Ballet Classique presents Summer Intensive Workshop
4916 Canal St., (504) 482-0038;
www.lhballet.com
Ages: 8 years old and up
Dates: June 12-18
Tuition: $200 per week, $10 per hour
Arkadiy and Katya Orohovsky lead the intensive course in ballet technique, pointe, character, repertoire, variations, ballet history and more. Students present an exhibition Saturday, June 17, that is open to the public.

NOBA Adventures in Dance Camp
The Chevron Studio, Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave., (504) 522-0996, ext. 207;
www.nobadance.com
Ages: 8-10 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-28
Tuition: Free
The camp includes classes in ballet, global dance, modern, hip-hop and jazz dance styles, dance history, composition, creative movement, nutrition and health. Registration is 9 a.m.-noon March 4 at the Lyons Rec Center.

New Orleans Ballet Association's Tuition-Free Summer Intensives
Chevron Studio, Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave., (504)-522-0996, ext. 213;
www.nobadance.com
Ages: 12-18 years old, coed
Dates: July 12-Aug. 1
Tuition: Free Students participate in classes that teach techniques in multiple forms of dance, as well as choreography and repertory sessions and more, culminating in student performances. Auditions are 6 p.m. March 10 at the Lyons Rec Center.

Rhonda Edmundson School of Dance Day Camps
4413 N. 1-10 Service Road W., Metairie, (504) 237-0710
Ages: 3-12 years old, coed
Dates: July 17-28
Tuition: $130 per week
Campers learn dance styles including jazz, tap, lyrical, hip-hop and acro in themed camps — week one is "Disney Princess" and week two is "Hawaiian Getaway." There also are arts and crafts, games, costume contests and themed activities. Extended care is available.

Rhonda Edmundson School of Dance Summer Dance Intensive
4413 N. 1-10 Service Road W., Metairie, (504) 237-0710
Ages: 10 years and up, coed
Dates: July 31-Aug. 23
Tuition: $45 per week, $150 for four weeks
Classes meet Monday through Wednesday and offer instruction in jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary and hip-hop dance styles. There also are turn classes as well as core, strengthening and flexibility programs.

Rhonda Edmundson School of Dance Summer Dance Intensive
4413 N. 1-10 Service Road W., Metairie, (504) 237-0710
Ages: 7-9 years old, coed
Dates: July 31-Aug. 23
Tuition: $30 per week, $100 for four weeks
The summer intensive is Monday and Wednesday and offers jazz, tap, lyrical and hip-hop instruction as well as strengthening and flexibility classes.

Rhonda Edmundson School of Dance Summer Dance Intensive
4413 N. 1-10 Service Road W., Metairie, (504) 237-0710
Ages: 4-6 years old, coed
Dates: July 31-Aug. 23
Tuition: $20 per week, $65 for four weeks
Jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop and flexibility classes are among offerings at the summer intensive, which meets on Tuesday.

St. Scholastica Academy Cheer and Dance Combo Camp
St. Scholastica Academy gym, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Kindergarten-eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $175
Cheerleading and dance team coaches from St. Scholastica and St. Paul's Episcopal School lead the camp, which teaches pompom technique, dance routines, leaps and jumps, cheers, chants, strength and conditioning. The camp also includes games, crafts and more. Campers participate in a performance on Friday.



Fashion

Advanced Fashion Camp
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., (504) 539-9650;
www.ogdenmuseum.org
Ages: Ninth-12th grade, coed
Dates: July 24-Aug. 4
Tuition: $500, $450 museum members
Parsons School of Design graduate Veronico Cho leads the course, which covers fashion design from sketching to a fashion show, with an overview of the fashion industry, textiles, custom dress forms, illustration and draping and construction techniques.

Fashion Camp Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., (504) 539-9650;
www.ogdenmuseum.org
Ages: Fifth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: July 24-Aug. 4
Tuition: $500, $450 museum members Students work with Alison Parker of ricRACK NOLA to learn the process a fashion designer follows from sketching an outfit to the finished product. Classes include research and design techniques, figure drawing and hand- and machine sewing. There's a fashion show of campers' designs at the end of camp.



Language Immersion

Camp D'Ete at Ecole Bilingue
821 Gen. Pershing St., (504) 896-4500;
www.ebnola.net
Ages: 2-12 years old, coed
Dates: May 29-Aug. 4
Tuition: $249 one week, $489 two weeks
The French immersion camp offers language arts, reading, art, water play, cooking, music and movement. No background in French is required.

Students at a New Orleans Ballet Association’s Summer Intensive perform an excerpt from Torch by Ronald K. Brown.
  • Students at a New Orleans Ballet Association’s Summer Intensive perform an excerpt from Torch by Ronald K. Brown.

French on Magazine | French Immersion Camp for Kids
3811 Magazine St., (504) 267-3707;
www.thefrenchlibrary.com
Ages: 6-9 years old, coed
Dates: May 31-June 2
Tuition: $175
Two French natives lead the French-immersion camp, which includes reading, singing, dancing, playing, art, cooking and more.

Vamonos NOLA
First Presbyterian Church Education Building, 5401 S. Claiborne Ave., (504) 495-2345;
www.vamonosnola.com
Ages: 3-12 years old, coed
Dates: May 22-Aug 11
Tuition: $187 per week
Activities at this Spanish-immersion camp include water play, arts and crafts, dance and movement, Zumba, gardening, cooking, soccer, music, theater arts, community service projects and more.



Music

Cabrini Choral Music Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 393;
www.cabrinihigh.com/music-camp
Ages: Fifth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $250
Elizabeth Argus leads the camp, which culminates in a concert in the chapel on Friday. Campers learn and rehearse a diverse choral repertoire including reading music, composition techniques, managing stage fright, evaluating vocal performance, physical conditioning, movement, improvisation and more.

Girls Rock New Orleans
Location TBA;
www.girlsrockneworleans.com
Ages: 9-16 years old, coed
Dates: TBA
Tuition: $300
Girls, transgender and gender nonconforming youth learn to play a musical instrument, attend workshops, form bands and write original songs to perform. Workshops include women in music, social justice, experimental sound, mic building, songwriting, zine making and DIY promotions. There also are performances by local bands, games, art and more. A showcase of camper performances is Saturday.

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras Summer Fest & Summer Orchestra
Music Complex Building, Loyola University New Orleans, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 861-1801;
www.gnoyo.org
Ages: 7-19 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-9, June 27-Aug. 1
Tuition: $150 Summer Orchestra, $295 Summer Fest (before April 1)
Summer Fest campers are divided into groups by age and participate in a weeklong camp with professional musicians, culminating in a public performance. Summer orchestra campers meet one night a week, with placement based on proficiency (no audition is necessary), culminating in a concert Aug. 1.

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp
124 Roselyn Park Place, (504) 715-9295;
www.louisarmstrongjazzcamp.com
Ages: 10-21, coed
Dates: June 26-July 14
Tuition: $140-$320 per week
The summer jazz education program has a comprehensive curriculum that includes vocals, instrumental music, music composition, field trips and more. Campers perform in a concert at the end of camp.

Mandeville School of Music
316 Girod St., Mandeville, (985) 674-2992;
www.laapa.com/camp
Ages: 5-16 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-28
Tuition: $299 per week
Campers can choose from more than 40 instrumental, vocal and dance programs designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced skill levels.

St. Mary's Dominican Band Camp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $125 The high school's music faculty leads the camp. Extended care is available.

River Ridge School of Music & Dance
2020 Dickory Ave., Suite 200, Harahan, (504) 738-3050;
www.laapa.com/camp
Ages: 5-16 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-28
Tuition: $299 per week
The school offers campers choices among more than 40 instrumental, vocal and dance programs for new, intermediate and advanced students.



Photography/ videography

Photography Camp Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., (504) 539-9650;
www.ogdenmuseum.org
Ages: Sixth-12th grade, coed
Dates: July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $500, $450 museum members
The first session (July 10-21) is for ninth-12th grades and the second (July 24-Aug. 4) is for sixth-eighth grades. Photographer Aubrey Edwards leads the camps, which teach basic elements of photography such as composition, exposure, storytelling, camera functions, photojournalism, portraiture, fashion and lighting. A student-curated exhibit opens at the museum Aug. 5 for White Linen Night.

St. Scholastica Academy Movie Making Camp
St. Scholastica Academy, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 12-30
Tuition: $150 per week
Digital media instructor Peter Bertucci helps children make a short digital film, working during the week on pre-production storyboards, story structure, camera techniques, lighting, audio and post-production editing. The films will be shown on the last day of camp.

Summer 'Scapes SNAP Photography Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longuevue.com
Ages: 10-12 years old, coed
Dates: July 24-28
Tuition: $260, $225 members
Campers learn photography skills including handling a camera, darkroom processes, principles of exposure, film development and photo composition. A photo exhibit and reception will be scheduled in August.



Robotics (also see Science/nature)

Core Element Advanced Robotics with TETRIX Robot
s
University of New Orleans TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-5715;
www.core4kids.org
Ages: Seventh-10th grade, coed
Dates: July 24-28
Tuition: $350
Participants use TETRIX robots to learn about robotics and will build complex robots using advanced features and engineering designs as well as learning to program with JAVA.

Core Element EV3 Robotics Camp
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-5715;
www.core4kids.org
Ages: Fourth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: July 17-21
Tuition: $350
Campers design, build and program autonomous robots and complete tasks with them. Professionals in science, technology, engineering and math visit.

DominiTech Camp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 12-23
Tuition: $125
The high school's science and robotics faculty leads one-week sessions. Extended care is available.



Science/nature

Cabrini STEM Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 582-1193, ext. 382;
www.cabrinihigh.com/stem-camp
Ages: Fifth-seventh grade, girls
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $180
The half-day camp offers hands-on activities exploring exponential growth, robotics, coding, earth and environmental sciences, space and projectiles. June 30 features a field trip and will last until 3 p.m.

Camp Invention
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: Kindergarten-sixth grade, girls
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $250
The camp's activities are designed to use STEM, creative problem solving, collaboration and brainstorming to build invention prototypes.

Core Element Coding Camp
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-5715;
www.core4kids.org
Ages: Sixth-ninth grade, coed
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $350
Children learn coding through building and deploying web games using web-based technologies and creating graphics with Canvas API.

Core Element Jr. STEM Camp
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-5715;
www.core4kids.org
Ages: Third-fifth grade, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $350
Campers explore engineering and programming, build and program robots, create inventions and learn about circuits and electronics.

Electric Girls Summer Camp
Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (505) 850-7578;
www.electricgirls.org
Ages: 5-14 years old, girls
Dates: May 29-Aug. 4
Tuition: $375 one-week camp, $650 two-week camp
The camp uses technology to help girls develop leadership skills. Campers learn the fundamentals of electronics and programming and use the skills to design and build an invention to take home.

Junior Refuge Ranger Spring Break Camp Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Center, 61389 Highway 434, Lacombe, (985) 882-2015;
www.fws.gov/refuge/Big_Branch_Marsh/Spring_Break_Camp
Ages: 8-10 years old, coed
Dates: April 17-21
Tuition: $40
The camp includes canoeing, fishing, wildlife observation, hiking and habitat restoration projects.

Louisiana Children's Museum Dinosaurs Rock Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: July 31-Aug. 4
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Campers look for dinosaur bones in a fossil dig at the museum and learn about the life of the most popular dinosaurs.

Louisiana Children's Museum Inventor's Workshop
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Young inventors brainstorm with others and design and create an invention.

Girls explore science and a lot more at DominiCamp at St. Mary’s Dominican High School.
  • Girls explore science and a lot more at DominiCamp at St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Louisiana Children's Museum Our Own Backyard Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: July 17-21
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Children explore what grows in a backyard through digging, planting, playing with soil, learning about New Orleans flowers, designing a landscape and planting a mini garden.

Louisiana Children's Museum Space is the Place Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Campers explore the galaxies and imagine what life would be like on Mars, including inventing a language, environment and community.

Louisiana Children's Museum Trash to Treasures Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Campers bring bottles, cans, paper and recyclables to use in creating designs such as puppets, mobiles, a robot and more.

Science Camp
National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944;
www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/family-activities/summer-camp
Ages: Third-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 12-30
Tuition: $225 per week
long session, $185 museum members
Campers learn how aeronautics, engineering, physics, biology and medicine affected the American effort in World War II. Children work with artifacts and see a special showing of Beyond All Boundaries. They also learn about camouflage and develop a synthetic substitute for rubber. The session June 26-30 is for girls only.

Sugar Roots Farm Summer Camp
10701 Willow Drive, 504-296-0435;
www.sugarrootsfarm.org
Ages: 5-10 years old, coed
Dates: June 12-30 and July 10-Aug. 11
Tuition: $250 per week
Campers participate in farm chores, animal husbandry, arts and crafts, nature exploration, caring for a garden and more. Extended care available.

Summer 'Scapes A Bug's Life: Insect Investigation Camp
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 293-4721;
www.longuevue.com
Ages: 5-7 years old, coed
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $225, $195 members
Artist and naturalist Lauren Hemard leads campers in compiling a naturalist's journal, searching for bugs to observe, creating art and learning about the anatomy, life cycle and behaviors of insects.

Summer STEAM Challenges
Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., (504) 671-6148;
www.dcc.edu/steam
Ages: Fifth-12th grade, coed
Dates: June 12-July 28
Tuition: $125 middle schoolers, $250 high schoolers
Science, technology, engineering and math are at the core of the camp curriculum. Campers participate in hands-on, interactive experiments in kitchen chemistry, forensics, microbiology, fabrication, biodiversity, DNA isolation, physics and more.

ThinkerKids Summer Camp 260 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 232-1394;
www.mythinkerella.com
Ages: 7-10 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-16, July 17-28
Tuition: $250
Campers explore science, engineering, technology, art and math through experiments, interactive play and more.

Zoo Camp
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., (504) 212-5357;
audubonnatureinstitute.org/camps/1007-zoo-camp
Ages: 4-10 years old, coed
Dates: May 31-July 1, July 11-29
Tuition: $295 per week, $250 per week zoo members
Campers learn about animals at the zoo, visit the splash park weekly and play games and do arts and crafts. Extended care is available.

Zoo Explorers Camp
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., (504) 212-5357;
audubonnatureinstitute.org/camps/1008-zoo-explorers-summer-camp
Ages: Fifth-seventh grade, coed
Dates: May 31-July 1, July 11-29
Tuition: $350 per week, $300 per week zoo members
Explorer campers take a weekly field trip or have a zoo overnight, learn about animals, the outdoors and life sciences. Extended care is available.



Sports/fitness

Baseball/softball

John Curtis Christian School Baseball Camp
10125 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-4621;
www.johncurtis.com
Ages: 6-12 years old, boys
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $175
A staff of John Curtis coaches, former coaches and players conduct this camp, which offers boys individual instruction in fielding, batting, base running, pitching and other game situations. Campers must provide their own equipment.

Campers spend a day in Pensacola, Florida at Learning Lab’s Genius Camp.
  • Campers spend a day in Pensacola, Florida at Learning Lab’s Genius Camp.

John Curtis Christian School Baseball Camp
10125 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-4621;
www.johncurtis.com
Ages: 8-13 years old, boys
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $150
A staff of John Curtis coaches, former coaches and players conduct this camp, which offers boys individual instruction in fielding, batting, base running, pitching and other game situations. Campers must provide their own equipment.

John Curtis Christian School Softball Camp
10125 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-4621;
www.johncurtis.com
Ages: 6-13 years old, girls
Dates: May 30-June 2
Tuition: $150
Campers receive individual instruction from John Curtis staff members, who help children with hitting, base running, fielding, pitching and other aspects of the game.

St. Mary's Dominican Softball Camp
Harahan Playground, 660101 10th St. Harahan, (504) 865-9401; www.stmarys-
dominican.org
Ages: Fifth-ninth grade, girls
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $125
The camp focuses on the basics of softball, with individual instruction on various skills. Optional transportation is available to and from St. Mary's Dominican High School. Extended care is available.

St. Scholastica Academy Softball Camp
St. Scholastica Academy athletic fields, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 5-7
Tuition: $90
Former University of Louisiana-Lafayette softball player and St. Scholastica coach Lacey Sharp leads the three-day camp, which teaches the fundamentals of softball, including fielding, hitting, pitching, catching and base running. Campers should bring their own equipment. Rain makeup days are June 8-9.

Softball Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $100
Ursuline softball coach Jessica Barksdale teaches girls the fundamentals of softball, including hitting, defense, pitching and more.



Basketball

Basketball Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $100
Ursuline basketball coach Andrea Williams introduces girls to the technical aspects of basketball, defensive and offensive techniques, tactics, ball handling, passing, shooting and more.

Cabrini Basketball Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 389;
www.cabrinihigh.com/basketball-camp
Ages: First-eighth grade, coed
Dates: July 10-14
Tuition: $150
Cabrini head basketball coach Nancy Walsh instructs campers in ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding, triple-threat moves, defense and more.

Cabrini Basketball Clinics
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 389;
www.cabrinihigh.com/basketball-clinic
Ages: First-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 6, 8, 13 & 15
Tuition: $20 per session
Cabrini head basketball coach Nancy Walsh conducts the sessions dealing with technique and honing skills. Each evening session (6 p.m.-8 p.m.) covers a different part of the game: June 6, dribbling; June 8, shooting; June 13, guard; June 15, post-clinic.

Cabrini Basketball Position Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 389;
www.cabrinihigh.com/basketball-position-camp
Ages: First-eighth grade, coed
Dates: July 10-12
Tuition: $60
Cabrini head basketball coach Nancy Walsh conducts the camp, which includes instruction and drills.

John Curtis Christian School Basketball Camp
10125 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-4621;
www.johncurtis.com
Ages: 7-13 years old, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $100
John Curtis coaches take campers through drills for ball handling, footwork and defensive principles of the game.

St. Mary's Dominican Basketball Camp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-ninth grade, girls
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $125
St. Mary's Dominican High School coaching staff members give campers basketball instruction and help them develop their skills.

St. Scholastica Academy Basketball Camp
St. Scholastica Academy gym, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grades, girls
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $115
The camp teaches the fundamentals of basketball and includes individual instruction. Instructors will cover dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Equipment and water provided.



Gymnastics/tumbling

Elmwood Gymnastics & Tumbling Summer Camp
700C Elmwood Park Blvd., Harahan, (504) 733-4496;
www.ochsnerfitness.com
Ages: 3 years old and up, coed
Dates: May 22-Aug. 11
Tuition: Varies
Weekly camp sessions include instruction on vault, balance beam, bars and floor exercises, as well as tumbling, a tumbling track, trampoline and more. Other activities include swimming, arts and crafts and games. Extended care is available.

Empire Gymnastics Academy
4925G Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, (504) 734-0644;
www.empiregymnastics.net
Ages: 5-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: $80 per week half days, $160 per week full days
There are gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline classes, as well as gym games, arts and crafts, contests and more.

Ivanov's Gymnastics
Big Easy Sportsplex, 800 Webb St., Jefferson, (504) 889-9800;
www.ivanovsgymnastics.com
Ages: 3-4 1/2 years old, half days; 4 1/2-15 years old, full days, coed
Dates: May 30-Aug. 12
Tuition: $20 per day or $90 per week, half day; $35 per day or $160 per week, full day
Children 3 to 15 years old perform on parallel bars, the beam and tumble-track as they learn gymnastics and tumbling moves. The camp also offers, music, games and arts and crafts. Extended care is available.



Other/variety of sports

All Sports Camp at Big Easy Sportsplex
800 Webb St., Jefferson, (504) 343-1071;
www.bigeasysportsplex.com/summer-camp.html
Ages: 4-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 4
Tuition: $225 per week
(discounts on multiple sessions)
Campers participate in basketball, baseball, football, soccer, kickball and other games designed to promote teamwork. The camp emphasizes fundamentals of sports, rules, effort, attitude and sportsmanship.

Bennetts Waterski and Wakeboard Camp
18605 Barnett Road, Zachary, (225) 654-9306;
www.skibennetts.com
Ages: 8 years old and up, coed
Dates: Through October
Tuition: $695-$795 per week
Beginner, intermediate and advanced waterski and waterboard lessons are conducted on a private manmade lake. Room and board are available.

Brother Martin Crusader Summer Camp
4401 Elysian Fields Ave., (504) 283-1561, ext. 3022;
www.brothermartin.com
Ages: 6-12 years old, boys
Dates: May 29-July 7
Tuition: $150 per week ($90 for last week)
The camp focuses on sports including basketball, baseball, flag football, soccer and wrestling. Other activities include swimming, art, movies and field trips. Extended care is available. Brother Martin also offers specialty camps in baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling and ACT/SAT prep (dates, ages and fees vary).

Campers perform The Wizard of Oz Jr. at a summer camp presented by Southern Repertory Theater.
  • Campers perform The Wizard of Oz Jr. at a summer camp presented by Southern Repertory Theater.

Louisiana Children's Museum Movin' and Groovin' Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: July 3 & 5-7
Tuition: $180, $160 museum members
The camp is designed to keep children moving through yoga, dance, aerobics, throwing and catching, chasing bubbles, tossing balloons and more.

Love Swimming Camp Prep
5221 S. Front St., (504) 891-4662;
www.loveswimming.com
Ages: 6 months old and up, coed
Dates: Continuing
Tuition: $30 per week
Love Swimming teaches kids to swim and be safe in the water.

Newman Summer Sports Camps
Isidore Newman School, 1903 Jefferson Ave., (504) 896-6297;
www.newmansummer.com
Ages: Second-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-28
Tuition: $396 per week
Instructors help campers develop and improve skills in football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, soccer and track and field.

Playmakers Indoor Sports Southshore
6124 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, (504) 305-6078;
www.playmakersindoor.com/locations.southshore/multisportscamps
Ages: 5-12 years old, coed
Dates: May 30-Aug. 18
Tuition: $30 per day
Kids play sports and games all day at this indoor facility. Offerings include soccer, flag football, lacrosse, basketball, whiffle ball, relay games and more. Extended care is available.

St. Mary Magdalen Cougar Camp
6421 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, (504) 733-1433;
www.smmcougars.org
Ages: 4 years old-seventh grade, coed
Dates: June 5-July 28
Tuition: $145 per week, $1,056 for eight weeks
The camp offers a variety of activities, including golf, swimming, bowling, karate, rock climbing, movies and more.

St. Paul's Adventure Camp 6249 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-1319;
www.stpauls-lakeview.org
Ages: Kindergarten-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30, July 10-21
Tuition: $265 per week
Campers stay active with rock climbing, laser tag, swimming, trampoline jumping at Sector 6, Baby Cakes baseball games, water slides, a wave pool, volleyball and golf, art, movies and computer games.



Soccer

Cabrini Soccer Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 369;
www.cabrinihigh.com/soccer-camp
Ages: First-eighth grade, girls
Dates: July 3-7
Tuition: $120
Head soccer coach Ryan Hodkinson leads the camp, with focuses on developing soccer skills through games and drills. Activities including dribbling, passing and receiving drills, speed, agility and coordination exercises, competition and soccer golf.

St. Mary's Dominican Soccer Camp
Playmakers Indoor Sports, 6124 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-ninth grade, girls
Dates: July 31-Aug. 4
Tuition: $125
Campers learn about soccer from St. Mary's Dominican High School coaching staff members, and they hone individual skills. Transportation is available to and from St. Mary's Dominican. Extended care is available.

Soccer Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: July 24-28
Tuition: $100
Ursuline soccer coach Winston Lewis leads the camp, which introduces girls to the technical aspects of soccer and includes defensive and offensive techniques, game tactics, passing, footwork and more.



Tennis

Tennis Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: June 26-30
Tuition: $100
Coach Todd Owens introduces girls to the technical aspects of tennis, including serving, returning and more.

Tulane University Nike Tennis Camp
New Orleans City Park, Tennis Center, 5900 Marconi Drive, (800) 645-3226;
www.ussportscamps.com/tennis/nike/tulane-university-nike-tennis-camp
Ages: 9-18 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-16
Tuition: $415 per week
All skill levels are accepted into this tennis camp.



Track

Running Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $100
Ursuline track and field coach Lisa Parker introduces girls to the technical aspects of running, including training in several track and field events, strength training, conditioning, stretching and more.



Volleyball

Cabrini Volleyball Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 387;
www.cabrinihigh.com/volleyball-camp
Ages: First-eighth grade, coed
Dates: July 17-20
Tuition: $120
Cabrini head volleyball coach Kasey Laird leads the camp, with focuses on fundamentals including serving, passing, receiving, hitting, blocking, strategy, speed and agility.

St. Mary's Dominican Volleyball Camp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth- eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $125
St. Mary's Dominican High School coaching staff provides instruction and skill development for volleyball. Younger girls have camp in the morning and older campers have afternoon sessions. Extended care is available.

St. Scholastica Academy Volleyball Camp
St. Scholastica Academy gym, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grade, girls
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $115
St. Scholastica volleyball coach Peter Bertucci and Athletic Director Charles Richard conduct the half-day camp with intensive training in volleyball skills, including hitting the ball, defense, serving, setting and blocking.

Volleyball Camp
De La Salle High School, 5300 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-5717;
www.delasallenola.com
Ages: 9-13 years old, coed
Dates: June
Tuition: $75 per week
The camp teaches the fundamentals of volleyball from serves to returns and holds drills and games.

Volleyball Camp of Champions
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., (504) 212-6806;
www.uanola.org/page-camp-u-2017
Ages: 8-14 years old, girls
Dates: May 29-June 2
Tuition: $100
Ursuline coach Jay Jay Juan instructs girls in the fundamentals of volleyball and leads drills to hone their skills.



Theater/Drama

Anthony Bean Theater for the Performing Arts Camp
2601 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 862-7529;
www.anthonybeantheater.com
Ages: 7-17 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-Aug. 4
Tuition: $460
The camp provides young people with a full-day theater experience, including playwriting, performing, production, costuming, lighting and set building. There also are special art activities and hands-on workshops. Every Friday features a talent show or performance by campers.

The Bob & Dolores Hope Theater Camp
National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944;
www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/family-activities/summer-camp
Ages: Fifth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: July 10-21
Tuition: $275, $250 museum members
Campers at the two-week camp work one-on-one with museum professionals in the Stage Door Canteen and will have opportunities to perform onstage and in off-stage roles. The camp culminates in a variety show.

Broadway Theatre Connection
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, 2800 Chartres St., (855) 282-6652;
www.broadwaytheatreconnection.com
Ages: 8-18 years old, coed
Dates: July 21-Aug. 4
Tuition: $495
Broadway professionals teach this musical theater intensive camp, which includes instruction in dance, voice and acting.

Cabrini Drama Camp
1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193, ext. 373;
www.cabrinihigh.com/drama-camp
Ages: Fifth-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-9
Tuition: $250
Campers learn to act, use body language, understand a script and character, concentrate, and write stories to perform. The camp culminates with the performance of a short play.

JPAS Youth Musical Theatre Intensive
Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 885-2000, ext. 213;
www.jpas.org
Ages: Third-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 5-25, July 10-30
Tuition: $500 per session
A professional artistic staff works with campers to develop skills in various aspects of musical theater. Campers in the first session participate in a production of Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr. Campers in the July session perform in Singin' in the Rain Jr.

JPAS Youth Musical Theatre Intensive Jefferson Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, (504) 885-2000;
www.jpas.org
Ages: Third-eighth grade, coed
Dates: June 19-July 16
Tuition: $500
A professional artistic staff works with campers to develop skills in various aspects of musical theater. Campers participate in a production of Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Louisiana Children's Museum World's a Stage Camp
420 Julia St., (504) 523-1357;
www.lcm.org/come-play/camps
Ages: 5-8 years old, coed
Dates: July 24-28
Tuition: $225, $200 museum members
Campers learn about theater, including adapting a story for a camp play, creating puppets, making costumes and props and staging a performance for parents on Friday.

Newman Summer Theater Conservatory
Isidore Newman School, 1903 Jefferson Ave., (504) 896-5297; www.newman-
summer.com
Ages: Sixth-12th grade, coed
Dates: June 5-30
Tuition: $1,265
Campers attend daily sessions in acting techniques, musical theater, voice, tap, jazz and hip-hop. Students perform in a show at the end of camp.

Rivertown Theaters/Encore Studio Musical Theater Camp — Bye Bye Birdie
325 Minor St., Kenner, (504) 737-5977;
www.dancetumblemusic.com
Ages: Third grade and up, coed
Dates: May 30-June 18
Tuition: $525
The performing arts camp offers musical theater, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and modern dance, hip-hop, tumbling, acting, piano, voice and guitar lessons. Campers will perform Bye Bye Birdie.

Rivertown Theaters/Encore Studio Musical Theater Camp — Broadway Baby
325 Minor St., Kenner, (504) 737-5977;
www.dancetumblemusic.com
Ages: Kindergarten-second grade, coed
Dates: July 24-29
Tuition: $175
The performing arts camp offers musical theater, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and modern dance, hip-hop, tumbling, acting, piano, voice and guitar lessons. Campers perform in Broadway Baby.

Rivertown Theaters/Encore Studio Musical Theater Camp — The Little Mermaid Jr.
325 Minor St., Kenner, (504) 737-5977;
www.dancetumblemusic.com
Ages: Sixth grade and older, coed
Dates: July 10-30
Tuition: $525
The performing arts camp offers musical theater, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and modern dance, hip-hop, tumbling, acting, piano, voice and guitar lessons. Campers perform The Little Mermaid Jr.

St. Martin's Theater Camp
225 Green Acres Road, Metairie, (504) 736-9997;
www.stmsaints.com/summercamp
Ages: Second-10th grade, coed
Dates: June 5-23
Tuition: $550
Local performing arts teachers provide instruction in the acting process. Campers also participate in theater games, music, dance and acting. The camp culminates with campers performing The Wizard of Oz June 23. Extended care is available.

St. Mary's Dominican Drama Camp
St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 518-5004;
www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-eighth grades, girls
Dates: June 12-16
Tuition: $125
The school's drama faculty teaches the camp. Extended care is available.

Southern Rep Theatre's Cinderella Camp
Loyola University, Lower Depths Theatre, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-9857;
www.southernrep.com/plays/2017-summer-theatre-camps
Ages: 4-7 years old, coed
Dates: July 5-21
Tuition: $425
Campers learn about putting on a theatrical production and participate in performances of Cinderella at the end of camp. Performance dates are July 21-23. Extended care is available.

Southern Rep Theatre's Alice in Wonderland Camp
Loyola University, Lower Depths Theatre, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-9857;
www.southernrep.com/plays/2017-summer-theatre-camps
Ages: 4-7 years old, coed
Dates: June 7-23
Tuition: $425
Campers learn about putting on a theatrical production and participate in performances of Alice in Wonderland at the end of camp. Performance dates are June 23-25. Extended care is available.

Southern Rep Theatre's Audubon Go! Camp
Loyola University, Marquette Theatre, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-9857;
www.southernrep.com/plays/2017-summer-theatre-camps
Ages: 8-12 years old, coed
Dates: June 5-30
Tuition: $625
The musical adventure is inspired by "Pokemon Go" and features three teams battling their adversary for control of a gym in Audubon Park. Campers perform the musical June 30-July 2. Extended care is available.

Southern Rep Theatre's Spamalot Jr. 
Camp Loyola University, Marquette Theatre, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-9857;
www.southernrep.com/plays/2017-summer-theatre-camps
Ages: 13-18 years old, coed
Dates: July 10-Aug. 4
Tuition: $625
Teens learn the ins and outs of staging Spamalot Jr., inspired by Monty Python's adult-version production. Campers stage performances Aug. 4-5.

Theater Camp at Mandeville Trailhead
675 Lafitte St., Mandeville, (985) 892-8650;
www.sttammanyartassociation.org/theater-camp-at-mandeville- trailhead
Ages: 6-12, coed
Dates: July 10-14
Tuition: $185, $175 association members
Director Frank Levy teaches campers the skills needed for a theater production. The camp culminates with a camper presentation of Pinocchio.



Video games

St. Scholastica Academy Video Game Camp
St. Scholastica Academy, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129;
www.ssacad.com
Ages: Fourth-eighth grades, coed
Dates: June 19-23
Tuition: $100
St. Scholastica digital media instructor Peter Bertucci works with campers to hone their competitive skills with gaming systems including Wii, Xbox360, Atari 2600 and GameCube. Campers can work with "Minecraft" and Gamemaker software and learn to draw video game characters. There's a game tournament and costume contest.

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