Louisiana Children's Museum

Camps at the LCM



Summer Camps 2016

The Louisiana Children’s Museum is the cool place to be this summer with camps that explore food, art, culture, theater, and more! Weekly, themed camps are designed for children ages 5-8 years. Art camps are for children ages 7-10 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. LCM themed camps cost $190 per week for Members and $210 per week for Non-Members. LCM art camps cost $200 per week for Members and $220 per week 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. until 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! Register online for LCM Theme Camps and LCM Art Camps.


June 6-10             Super Silly Circus Camp!

Learn what it takes to perform the biggest show on earth!  Campers will learn acrobatic skills including juggling, balance and just plain clowning around!  We will also explore different acrobatic feats unique to Asia as we learn more about Vietnam. Register here.


June 20-24          Food Science

Kitchen science is delicious! Explore your five senses with all things culinary. Discover healthy eating habits, make a recipe book and prepare and test some tasty dishes such as applesauce, ice cream, butter and more! Each day our Food Science team will get to experiment with and learn the science behind the recipe! Register here.


June 27- July 1   Games Galore!

Everyone loves games!  Create games and test them out in the museum, make paper toys to take home, work collaboratively to problem solve, and have a Museum-wide scavenger hunt!  Learn about games other children play in different cultures.  Playing games has never been more fun! Register here.

July 5-July8         Totally Tet! *FULL*

Celebrate the Vietnamese New Year, LCM style!  Explore our traveling exhibit — Voyages to Vietnam: Celebrating The Tet Festival — as we celebrate the Lunar New year with puppets shows, lion dances, and music!  Learn about values that the festival celebrates—family, home, community—and how it relates to our New Year celebration in the United States.  Vietnamese crafts and celebrations will be the focus of this week as we immerse ourselves in everything Tet! Register here.


July 11-15            Awesome Architecture 

Design a house, take part in the development of Happy City, and explore eco friendly building materials as we “build it up” in this amazing STEM camp!  Use all sorts of building materials as we test for earthquake stability, build with Legos, and see who can design the largest Keva Plank structure on record! Register here.


July 18-22            Come SWIM with Us (Science With Inexpensive Materials) *FULL*

Explore science in totally hands on way!  Make your own robot, test circuits, construct a catapult, and MORE! Register here.


July 25-29            The World’s a Stage!

Explore the art of theater.  Take part in daily Improv lessons, create your own puppets for a hands-on puppet show, and adapt a story for a summer camp play!  Make your own costumes and props, and learn about all the things it takes to make a story come to life.  Don’t miss the special performance on Friday for parents, friends and museum visitors! Register here.


August 1-5          Money Matters

Explore the different ways people earn money. Learn to make decisions on earning, spending and saving and try your hand at designing your own money! Understand exchange rates as we compare our currency to Vietnam’s! Register here.


LCM Art Camps 2016


July 18-25                 Sculpture, Sculpture Everywhere! *FULL*

Spend the week expressing yourself in the third dimension! Create sculpture out of different mediums. Explore famous artists and celebrate your creations with an art show at the end of camp! Register here.


July 25-29           DRAWesome!  *FULL*

Fill the pages of your own sketchbook as we experiment with charcoal, ink, pastels, and collage. Students will draw from observation and imagination using traditional and mixed media. Work together on a large scale, collaborative drawing installation to display in the Museum! Register here.


August 1-5            Meet the Masters *FULL*

Dive into art history as we explore famous art movements and create painting inspired by the masters! Create a Post-Impressionist still life, use the vibrant colors of Fauvism, and explore Surrealism. Campers will put together their own art show to celebrate their creativity and talent! Register here.


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