Weekdays + Saturdays
11am and 1pm
Louisiana Children’s Museum’s Summer Camp 2014
Register early for summer camp at the Museum! Each camp has a different theme for a week filled with fun, safe and educational activities for 5 to 8 year olds. Our location is especially convenient for parents who work downtown. All summer camps are from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with curbside drop-off from 8:45 to 9:00 a.m. Childcare is available from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. for an additional fee of $7.00 per child per day; and from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. for a fee of $12 per child per day. Before and after childcare requires pre-registration and payment, with no refunds. Camps are filled on a first come/first serve basis with limited availability so don’t delay – register your child today!
For more information, contact LCM Educational Program Coordinator,Grace Connors at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-266-2412. All memberships must be current in order to receive member discounts on summer camp prices.
Dinosaurs Galore CampJune 2 – June 6$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Travel back to dinosaur times when dinosaurs ruled the earth! Become a junior paleontologist as you dig for dinosaur bones in a sand box. Participate in a Dino Scavenger Hunt and create your own fossils.
Super Silly Circus CampJune 9 – June 13$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Feel the magic of the circus during this whimsical camp! Campers will be introduced to a wide spectrum of circus skills including clowning, juggling, stilts, balance and much more!
Voyage into Space CampJune 16 – June 20$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Voyage into space for an out of this world experience! Create marshmallow constellations as you explore the stars and hear constellation stories. Build your own rocket and train like an astronaut preparing to go into space.
Growing Gardeners Camp!June 23 – June 27$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Grow a green thumb as a budding gardener. Grow a lima bean in a bag. Dye carnations as you learn how plants drink water through their stems. Decorate your own gardening gloves and aprons. Decorate a pot and plant seeds. Eat tasty treats grown from the earth.
Stars and Stripes CampJune 30 – July 3$152 Members$177 Non-membersAges 5-8
Explore the stars and stripes outside of our flag! Campers will use their senses, their environment, and fun new materials to learn (and teach each other!) about a new way to look at stars and stripes.
Swamp Things CampJuly 7 – July 11$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Take an imaginary pirogue ride through the majestic swamps of Louisiana. Discover creatures large and small that inhabit our state’s wetlands. Design your own swamp creature with feathers, moss, shells and other natural materials. Concoct an edible swamp creature treat!
Be a Super Hero CampJuly 14 – July 18$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Transform yourself into a superhero! Bring your superhero to life by making a mask, cape and super gadgets. Choose your superpower and test your power against other superheroes! Create a comic book that tells the story of your adventures!
Mad Scientist CampJuly 21 – July 25$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Get ready to be grossed out! Make your own homemade slime, Oobleck, and other messy concoctions. Bring out your inner mad scientist through safe, child-friendly experiments using every day household materials. Make things bubble, fizzle and pop as you learn all about chemistry!
Circles and Dots CampJuly 28 – August 1$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Gather round for a week full of circles and dots! Campers will use art, music, dance, nature, and their senses to look at all of the circles and dots around them in a whole new way!
Wild West Adventure CampAugust 4 – August 8$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 5-8
Howdy Partners! Time to gallop out West and learn about the other side of the USA! Get a glimpse of how life in the old Wild West was lived through music, activities, crafts, and food. Hop on the wagon train to head out West!
Picture This Photography Camp With Photographer Jeff StroutAugust 4 – August 8$190 Members$215 Non-membersAges 7-10
Focus on the basics of photography. Learn the technical aspects of taking pictures, how to apply the general rules of composition and the art of photography.