Louisiana Children's Museum

Camps at the LCM

When school is out, fun is in session at the Louisiana Children’s Museum! Campers will enjoy themed activities led by our energetic staff in a fun-filled learning environment!


2017 Summer Camps

Click here to register for LCM Summer Camps!

The Louisiana Children’s Museum is the cool place to be this summer with camps that explore food, art, theatre, and more! LCM Summer Camps are for children ages 5-8. Camp is held daily from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with curbside drop off from 8:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.

Before and After care are now only able to be purchased by the week. Before care is from 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. for $40 per week.After care is from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for $75 per week. Before care and after care may be purchased as a package for a discounted rate of $100 per week.


June 5-9: Super Silly Circus

Learn what it takes to perform the biggest show on earth! Campers will learn acrobatic skills including juggling, balance and just plain clowning around! Click here to register.

June 12-16:  Space is the Place

Outer Space is the place to be! Imagine what life would be like on Mars. Create your own language, environment, and community of the Red Planet. Orbit around the planets and explore the galaxies. Click here to register.

June 19-23: Trash to Treasures

Turn your trash into beautiful treasures. Bring bottles, cans, paper and other recyclable materials to create unique designs. A mobile, a robot, a rocket, a collage, or a puppet? There is no limit to the trash heap of treasures we will create together! Click here to register.

June 26-30: Inventor’s Workshop

Have a creative and innovative idea? Come together for a week of brainstorming, designing, creating and experimenting! Launch your big invention that could change the world forever! Click here to register.

July 3-7: Movin’ and Groovin’ There will be no camp held on Tuesday, July 4.

Get your bodies moving with yoga, dance, and aerobics. Practice throwing and catching, chase bubbles, toss balloons, participate in alphabet yoga, and much more! Click here to register.

July 10-14: Kitchen Chemistry *FULL*

Become one of LCM’s next top chefs! Cook up some fun with delicious recipes that will make your tummy sing. Use math to measure and add ingredients to your 5-star creation! Click here to register.

July 17-21: Our Own Backyard

What grows in our backyard? Find out by digging, planting and investigating with soil. Learn about plants and flowers native to New Orleans. Create a landscape design and plant a mini garden. Click here to register.

July 24-28: World’s a Stage

Explore the art of theatre! Create your own puppets and adapt a story for a summer camp play. Make your own costumes and props and learn what it takes to make a story come to life. Don’t miss the special performance on Friday for parents, friends, and museum visitors! Click here to register.

July 31-August 4: Dinosaurs Rock

Dig into prehistoric times and discover the life of the most popular dinosaurs. Be a paleontologist and look for dinosaur bones in your very own fossil dig. Let’s see how you measure up to these giant animals from our past! Click here to register.


LCM Art Camps

Click here to register for LCM Art Camps. Art Camps are for ages 7-10.

*Registration for LCM Art Camps will close the Wednesday before camp begins (or when camp is full). 

July 17-21: Meet the Masters, Louisiana style! 

Come learn about and create projects based on local and regional artists! Paint with vivid watercolors like Walter Anderson, make your own George Rodrigue inspired “blue dog” and much more!

July 24-28: Drawsome!

Calling all drawing lovers! In this camp, young artists will hone their drawing skills, learn new techniques as well as use their endless imagination to create countless works of art!

July 31August 4: Around the World!

Come learn and experience art traditions from all over the world! Make a mask inspired by the many different African Harvest festivals, fold and print your own lucky red envelope, learn traditional Japanese origami folds, experience Huichol Indian yarn art and much more!

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