Louisiana Children's Museum

Louisiana Children’s Museum’s Camps!

The Louisiana Children’s Museum is the cool place to be this summer with camps that explore fitness, cooking, music, art, science, Louisiana culture, financial literacy and more. Weekly, themed camps are designed for children ages 5 to 8 years. Art camps are for children ages 7 to 10 years. Camp is held daily from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with curbside drop-off available from 8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Each one-week camp costs $190 for members and $210 for non-members. Childcare is available from 7:30 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. for an additional fee of $7 per child per day; and from 3:00 p.m. 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 served basis with limited availability so don’t delay.

Summer Camps at LCM


June 1 – 5
Cirque de Play
Learn what it takes to put on a great circus! Campers will be introduced to a wide spectrum of circus skills including clowning, juggling, stilts, balance and much more!

June 8 – 12
Action Heroes
Transform yourself into an action hero! Design a mask, cape, gadgets and super action powers. Create a comic book and act out the story of your adventures!

June 15 – 19
Moovin’ and Groovin’
Get your body moving with yoga, dance and aerobics. Do the bean bag boogie, chase bubbles, toss balloons, practice throwing and catching, and participate in alphabet yoga. Take part in the LCM Olympics in our Body Works exhibit!

June 22 – 26
The Science of You
Through art, storytelling, music, and movement, learn about your body and how to stay healthy!



June 29 – July 3
Down by the River
Explore the Mighty Mississippi River! Discover our Little Port of New Orleans exhibit. Learn about the imports and exports of our great city. Make a cardboard boat and compete in the LCM boat race!

July 6 – July 10
Bon Appetite! Cooking Camp
Prepare and taste distinctively Louisiana dishes, learn about the foods that come from this region, discover healthy eating habits, make a recipe book, and create other fun, food themed crafts.

July 13 – 17
Making Louisiana Music
Make your own musical instruments and jam with real musicians, all while learning about rhythm and sound in this fun and interactive experience.

July 20 – 24
Pelican State Structures
Build a building! Through Museum exhibits and art activities, learn what it takes to make a stable structure. Design projects to learn about color, space and floor plans.

July 27 – 31
Swamp Things
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. Concoct an edible swamp creature treat!



July 13 – 17
The Shapes of Our City
Use 3D art techniques and mixed media to explore the many shapes and structures found in New Orleans’ unique architecture.

July 20 – 24
Nature in Louisiana
Discover the importance of Louisiana coastal environments and the artists who have captured the beauty. Through a variety of art techniques, learn how nature inspires art.

July 27 – 31
Louisiana Illustrations that Inspire Learn about artists who fill Louisiana books with beautiful illustrations. Create your own illustrations while celebrating the unique culture of Louisiana.

August 3-7
The Art of Printmaking
Discover the art and history of printmaking. Explore techniques and tools used by different artists as you make stamps, stencils, prints, collages and more. Look at money in a new way as you learn the art and science of printed currency.



August 3 – 7
$cience of Money
Explore different ways people earn money. Play games to make decisions on whether to save, spend or share. Design your own money, learn to write a check and conduct science experiments with coins.


Register for Summer Camps!

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