Although we still have a few more months before school ends and summer begins, NOW is definitely the time to start thinking about summer camp in Baton Rouge! In this guide to Baton Rouge summer camps we have highlighted a variety of different types of camps. We have worked hard to find camps that fit the needs of all families and that hit various price points. It is our genuine hope that this guide will help you plan a fun and stress-free summer in Baton Rouge!
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The Baton Rouge Summer Camp Guide
We hope that the Baton Rouge Summer Camp Guide is a useful start in your Baton Rouge summer planning. If you know of a camp that does not appear on the comprehensive alphabetical list of summer camps in and around Baton Rouge please do let us know!
The Dunham School
Spend a slice of summer at Dunham! Registration is now open for Dunham Summer Camp. Open to Dunham and non-Dunham students and conveniently located near Bluebonnet and Perkins Rowe, our summer opportunities include a traditional day camp as well as enrichment camps in arts, academics and athletics. Campers enjoy arts and crafts, weekly field trips, swimming, a giant waterslide, and much more!
Camp Ages :: 3 & Up Camp Dates :: May 30 – July 27, 2017 Camp Cost :: $90 -$200 per week.
Half, Full & Extended Day Options
The Dunham School is located at 11111 Roy Emerson Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Contact (225)767-7097 | Register Now
Kid-Possible Summer Camps
Take a trip to Adventureland this summer with Kid-Possible Summer Camps! Every week we will venture to a new and exciting land that will be sure to excite any camper! Campers will take part in karate, jazzercise, art, science, talent shows, and of course an amazing field trip every week. All of these activities are provided by outside professional instructors and our highly-trained adult staff. We make sure every day of our ten weeks of camp is fun, balanced, and packed full of excitement!
Camp Ages :: Boys & girls 6-12 years old Camp Dates :: Ten camp sessions (May 30th-August 4th) Camp Cost :: $140-$160 per week
Weekly, Full Summer, and Extended Day Options Available
Kid-Possible Summer Camp is located at Jefferson United Methodist Church (10328 Jefferson Hwy. Baton Rouge, LA 70809)
Contact :: (225)442-3143 | Register Now
The Eagle Experience at Parkview Baptist
Spend your summer at the Eagle Experience…..summer day camp at Parkview Baptist! Eagle Experience includes weekly day camp sessions as well as exciting Sports, Enrichment and Academic Camps. Eagle Experience is open to all Baton Rouge students entering PreK through 6th Grade. Weekly field trips, swimming, snacks, crafts and more make Eagle Experience something your kids will never forget!
Camp Ages :: Entering PreK (age 4) to 6th grade Camp Dates ::Weekly Sessions from May 30th through July 28th Camp Cost :: $90-$165 weekly rate
The Eagle Experience Summer Camp is located at Parkview Baptist located at 5750 Parkview Church Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Art Camp With Painting and Pinot
Each day the campers will be introduced to different artists and create one of a kind art based on the style and period of the artist discussed that day. Mediums used will include pastels, watercolor, tempera, chalk, color pencils, and more. The kids will have a chance to explore their creativity and create original pieces of art every day! It will be a fun filled week!
Camp Ages :: 5-10 years Camp Dates :: Three sessions available (see graphic above) Camp Cost :: $135/session
Art Camp with Painting and Pinot is located at 7248 Perkins Rd., Ste. F, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Contact :: (225) 223-6101 | Register Now
Beginners’ Piano Camps: For students with little or no playing experience.
Give your child the gift of music this summer! Your child can have a fun, first-experience of playing piano in our beginners’ piano camps. This camp is perfect for children and teens with little or no experience. Students will learn introductory musical skills like music and rhythm reading, and also piano performance skills. A variety of musical styles are explored, along with lots of ensemble playing to build musicianship and listening skills. Campers play in our state-of-the-art Yamaha piano lab, which accommodates a maximum of 7 students per camp week. Our goal for these beginners’ camps is for students to have a positive, enriching introduction to the piano. Children are guaranteed to have fun, and you will be amazed at what they learn to play by our Friday Celebration Day!
Camp Ages :: 6 years and up Camp Dates :: Various weeks in June and July. Check the website HERE. Camp Cost :: $225/week
Piano Pathways is located at 9270 Siegen Lane #304, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Contact :: (225) 767-0030 | Register Now
Bricks 4 Kidz of Greater Baton Rouge
School is out . . . but learning is still in! Tap into your child’s potential by encouraging their curiosity and creativity with Bricks4Kidz. Let them learn and grow through the summer months with our fun-filled model plans! Our plan, designed by engineers and architects, provide an engaging platform that reinforce S.T.E.M based principles and learning with LEGO Bricks. We also enhance self-esteem, improve fine motor skills, and teach important classroom lessons such as organization, teamwork and following directions.
Camp Ages :: For ages 5-13 Camp Dates :: June 5th, 2017 – August 4th, 2017 Camp Cost :: $150-$200 per session
Bricks 4 Kidz is located at 19970 Highland Road, Suite B1A, Baton Rouge, LA (Albertsons Shopping Center)
Contact :: (225)615-0912 | Register Now
The Little Gym of Zachary
Super Kids’ Quest Camp is an adventure-filled 3 or 6 – hour camp offered by The Little Gym of Zachary for children ages 3-10yrs. Purchase as many or as few days of camp as you like. Payment options include: individual camps or bulk Flex passes to use whenever you’d like which also can be used amongst siblings. Each camp theme is based on fun exciting missions or “Quests” the kids are challenged to complete each day! Each camp involves a fun, creative storyline that will incorporate opportunities for the kids to exercise their muscles, their imaginations, and their cooperation skills – working together to complete each Quest! Plus each camp has a healthy snack, a cool craft and a special LEGO and LEGO Junior building activities! Our Kids’ Quest Summer Camps are sure to fill your kiddo’s summer with great adventure!
Camp Ages :: 3-10 years Camp Dates :: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 29th – August 5th Camp Cost :: Camp days start at $35/day
The Little Gym of Zachary is located at 20377 Old Scenic Highway, Suite 106, Zachary, LA 7079
Contact :: (225)301-6258 | Register Now
Gymboree of Baton Rouge
Creativity, Confidence, Friendship it all starts at Gymboree!
Gymboree Play & Music Summer Camp is a trusted, fun and educational drop off that you can customize to fit your schedule! Our preschool readiness class works on key skills children need for school. We work on letters, phonics, numbers, writing, shapes, science, art and more! Imagination and creativity in art will be encouraged. Camp is active but also includes several art projects, reading, books and working together. Music classes focus on developing expressive music skills. Children will use a variety of instruments to explore several genres of music including Latin, Pacific Isles, European, Beach Fun, & Beatles.
We teach basics in different sports, kids will learn good habits such as keeping hydrated, stretching, cheering for teammates and taking turns. Additionally, we will be hosting a YOGA class that emphasizes stretching, body awareness, healthy fitness habits, and more!
Camp Ages :: 3 to 5 years Camp Dates :: Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday & Friday starting May 29th running through July 31st, 2017 Cost :: Camp Days start at $40
Summer Camp will be hosted in the beautiful remodeled Gymboree Play & Music centre, come play with us! Our new address is 6612 Jones Creek, Baron Rouge, LA 70817
Tapestry Visual & Performing Arts Camp
Like a tapestry, threads of creativity run through us all. This program weaves together visual and performing arts for a creative experience that is unique for each child. At Tapestry, students have the extraordinary opportunity to express their creativity through total immersion in the arts. Tapestry is a two-week, full-day program for students entering 2nd-8th grade in August 2017 and is held on the campus of St. Luke’s Episcopal Day School.
Students experience four sessions a day, guided by talented local artists who are passionate about art and eager to help young people grow creatively. Each day during lunch, students enjoy demonstrations and performances by camp participants and guest artists in all fields. The students are divided into two age groups by grade level: 2nd-4th and 5th-8th. We seek to provide each child with the opportunity to grow artistically as well as explore new areas of interest.
Camp Ages :: Students entering 2nd-8th grades in August 2017 Camp Dates :: June 5th-16th, 2017 Cost :: $425 including a $200 non-refundable registration fee
Tapestry is hosted on the St. Luke’s campus at 8833 Goodwood Boulevard in Baton Rouge
Foxy’s FUN IN THE SUN Summer Camp
At Foxy’s FUN IN THE SUN Camp, we believe that kids should have an active and fun summer. Summer is for playing, making friends and trying new things. Whether it’s swimming, racquetball, arts & crafts, fitness classes, fun games, field trips or pizza parties they will never be bored. Our Camp staff keeps them safe and well supervised. The Campers can’t wait to go back the next day and parents love Foxy’s Kids Camp too, because their children are tired and happy! So, what are you waiting for? Register your child today and let them have the time of their lives!
Camp Ages :: Ages 4-12 welcome Camp Dates :: Camp runs from May 29th through August 4th, Monday-Friday Cost :: See website for full details. Flexible scheduling available. Daily dates available. Special member pricing also available.
Special Deal :: HALF price registration fee until 4/17/17. Please do mention Red Stick Moms Blog!
Foxy’s FUN IN THE SUN Camp is located at 4343 Rhoda Drive in Baton Rouge Louisiana
Baton Rouge Music Studios
Give your kids the gift of music this summer at one of Baton Rouge Music Studios’ summer camps! For the young ones, explore the different instruments found in today’s contemporary music, record a rock song about the instruments, and make music related arts and crafts! Tweens and teens at any experience level can enjoy a week of learning about stage presence, rehearsing, recording and performing with like-minded kids in a our band and voice camps! Explore the world of recording engineering and receive a portable recording studio to take home at our engineering camp! And finally, middle and high school drum set players can join one of two drum set camps! Join Young Band Nation this summer!
Camp Ages :: A variety of camps are available for kids going into Kindergarten through age 17. Camp Dates :: See website Cost :: Cost varies from $200 – $475 depending on camp chosen.
Special Deal :: Mention Red Stick Moms Blog and receive 10% off your camp tuition!
Baton Rouge Music Studios is located at 9327 Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge Louisiana.
Contact :: (225)769-6225 | Register Here
Kajun Martial Arts
Kajun Martial Arts prides itself on having the absolute best Summer Camp in Gonzales, LA. Make this a summer of fun, learning and martial arts for your child that they’ll never forget! Our Summer Camps offer a comfortable and safe environment with exciting martial art activities that can’t be found anywhere else! We start the day off with quiet reading and then the fun begins… Our camp is formatted so that each week students experience martial arts training that includes exciting activities like gymnastics, archery, shuriken throwing, and so much more. Each day consists of two karate classes, (to ensure they will learn a lot of martial arts) in addition to the fun games, and field trips. All of our students dress in their karate uniform for all classes. We really put an emphasis on discipline, structure and tradition. There are times to play, eat and learn, just like at their regular school, making our program the best way to keep your child sharp for when they return to school in the Fall.
Camp Ages :: Children entering Kindergarden up to 13 years old Camp Dates :: Camps run from June to August Cost :: Contact camp for more info
Kajun Martial Arts is located at 38011 Hwy 621 in Gonzalez Louisiana.
Contact :: (225)313-6849 | Register Here
LSU Center for Computation & Technology Summer Camps
Game design, animation, computation, programming and more! Registration is now open for LSU Center for Computation & Technology’s 11 summer programs. Camps begin Memorial Day and go through the first week of August in one-week sessions for middle and high school students.
Camp Ages :: 6th through 12th grade Camp Dates :: May 30 – August 4, 2017 Camp Cost :: $100 -$130 per week
LSU Center for Computation & Technology is located in the Digital Media Center (340 E. Parker Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70803)
Camp changes lives. It is a place where children learn valuable skills they need to live a full and healthy life. Campers learn by doing—reading food labels, portioning food appropriately and understanding the importance of regular exercise. “Teachable moments” and wellness education are part of the daily schedule so kids can focus on staying healthy while they are swimming, singing songs, practicing archery, crafting, playing sports, hiking and more. Camp PowerUp is specifically designed for boys and girls with multiple risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes but not formally diagnosed. Held at Pennington Biomedical Research Center and coordinated by the American Diabetes Association, this FREE day camp experience offers lifestyle change education and motivation in a traditional camp setting with all the fun activities associated with traditional summer camp programs.
Camp Ages :: Ages 8-12 Camp Dates :: Camp runs from June 19th-23rd. Cost :: FREE to campers who meet criteria
Camp PowerUp is located at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge
CYT Baton Rouge :: This summer, CYT will offer musical theater summer camp for youth (ages 5-11) on July 10-14, and Master Classes for teens on July 21-22. Master Classes include: Acting for Film & Directing for the Stage. You won’t want to miss these exciting opportunities to Act, Sing, and Dance at CYT!
Girl Scouts Louisiana :: Whether it’s hiking, horses, or water sports she loves, Girl Scouts Louisiana East has just the camp for girls, entering 1st through 12th grade. Campers participate in fun activities that vary based on session selection, but may include canoeing, archery, swimming, horseback riding, outdoor cooking, high ropes and rock wall. ACA-accredited.
Louisiana Tech Park :: This summer break, reel in the fun for your kids! For 10 full weekdays, the Tech Park will be hosting our first Video Lab for kids! Here kids will develop abstract ideas into a visual art that can: tell stories, inspire others, and entertain the world. Using industry standard tools students will be developing their digital storytelling skills, getting hands-on experience with cameras lighting and editing. Don’t worry, with a small ratio of mentors to students we make it easy for anyone to follow.
LSU Math Circle :: We introduce high school students to the world of university-level mathematics. Disciplines such as group theory, graph theory, combinatorics, statistics, and more are covered during the four-week program, and students leave camp with a research poster in a subject of their choosing. Math Circle will run June 5th to June 30th, 2017.
The Spanish Class :: Full immersion Spanish camp taught by highly qualified native Spanish-speaking teachers. Camp is open to ages 4 through entering 5th grade students. Students will learn through songs, games, and art!
Wehakee Camp For Girls :: If you are looking for a place where you can grow and have fun while building confidence, character, and lifelong relationships, WeHaKee Camp for Girls is your premiere choice. With nearly 40 camp activities led by our safe, skilled, competent and caring staff, you will extend yourself in ways you might not have otherwise had the chance. Join us for the summer of a lifetime. Your way – the WeHaKee way!