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!

Mad Scientist Mardi Gras Camp

Wednesday, March 1 – Friday, March 3

Make it bubble, make it fizzle, make it turn blue! You’re the mad scientist in this camp. Safe, kid-friendly experiments done every day. Lab coats not required.

Mad Scientist Camp is geared to children ages 5-8 and available by the day for $40 per day for Members and $45 per day for Non-Members. Camp hours are 9:00 am until 3:00 p.m. Curbside drop-off is available from 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. free of charge. Before care is available from 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. for a fee of $8 per day. After care is available from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for a fee of $15 per day. Click here to register for Mardi Gras camp today!



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. Childcare is available from 7:30 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. for an additional $8 per day and from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for an additional $15 per day. Before and after care requires pre-registration and payment with no refunds.

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

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.

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