Louisiana Children's Museum

Camps at LCM

When school is out, campers will be busy learning and exploring with STEM, Literacy, Health & Wellness, and Art activities throughout our exhibits!

2018 Spring Camp

“Our Own Back Yard” –  March 29 – April 4

Break away from the ordinary and spend spring break at the LCM, March 29 – April 4! Children ages 5-8 will dig, plant and investigate with soil. Learn about New Orleans’ native plants and flowers. Create a landscape design, plant a mini garden, and more!

LCM’s Spring Camp will be held daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with curbside drop-off available from 8:45 a.m. until 9 a.m. Attend camp all week long or participate on select days. The daily camp fee is $40/day for LCM Members or $45/day for Non-Members. Before and after care are also available for an additional weekly fee.

Register HERE.


2018 Summer Camps

The Louisiana Children’s Museum is the cool place to spend time learning, growing, and exploring this summer with weeklong, themed camps designed for children ages 5-8!

LCM Summer Camp is held daily from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with curbside drop-off available from 8:45 a.m. until 9 a.m.  The weekly camp fee is $225/week for LCM Members and $250/week for non-members. Before and after care are also available for an additional weekly fee.

Camps are filled on a first come, first served basis with limited availability.

Register TODAY at https://lcm.thankyou4caring.org/summer-camp-2018


Get Moving Camp – June 4-8
From yoga classes, jump rope and hula hoop activities, to parachute play and scavenger hunts, fitness has never been more fun! Make crafts that you can use all summer long like picnic placemats, garden decorations, a summer vacation journal, and more!


Space is a Place Camp – June 11-15
Voyage into space for an out of this world experience! Create marshmallow constellations as you explore the stars. Enjoy constellation stories, build your own rocket, and learn about planets!


Inventor’s Workshop – June 18-22
Have a creative and innovative idea? Campers will move full STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) ahead with a fun-filled week of brainstorming, designing, creating, and experimenting! What will you invent? What does it do? How does it work?


New Orleans Architecture Camp – June 25-29
Learn about the unique architecture that makes our city special. Practice building techniques with different materials. Design your own floor plan, explore eco-friendly building choices, and take part in building a “Kid’s NOLA City”!


Swamp Things Camp – July 2-6*
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, and other natural materials. Concoct an edible swamp creature treat and more!  Please note that camp will not be held on July 4. 


Bon Appetite Camp – July 9-13
Kitchen science is delicious! Explore the five senses with all things culinary. Discover healthy eating habits, create a recipe, and prepare some tasty dishes such as applesauce, butter, and more!


Dinosaurs Rock – July 16-20
Dig into prehistoric times and discover the most popular dinosaurs. Be a paleontologist and look for dinosaur bones in a fossil dig. See how you measure up to giant animals from our past! Create footprint art and dinosaur masks and learn some super stomping games!


Mad Scientist Camp – July 23-27
Are you a mad scientist? Make it bubble, make it fizzle, make it change colors! Campers will participate in a variety of safe, kid-friendly experiments every day.


Transportation Exploration – July 30-August 3
Planes, trains, and streetcars! How do we get from one place to another? Explore different forms of transportation in New Orleans and around the world a create a form of transportation for the future!


Water Wonder Camp – August 6-10
Learn about the water that surrounds us and the animals that live there! Explore water with hands-on experiments, activities, and art projects! Understand the unique environment of New Orleans and what it means to live in a place where water matters so much.



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