The Ultimate Guide to Baton Rouge Summer Camp

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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!

Thank you to the many sponsors that participated in this guide. If you are looking for a comprehensive list of camps in and around Baton Rouge you can find that HERE. Would you like to be included in this guide? Please email us at [email protected] 

Happy summer planning! 

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camp in and Around Baton Rouge 

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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 5-12 years old

Camp Costs :: $145-$165 per week

Camp Location :: Kid-Possible Summer Camp is located at Jefferson United Methodist Church (10328 Jefferson Hwy. Baton Rouge, LA 70809) 

Baton Rouge Music Studios

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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 musicians in 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 our  drum set camp. Join Young Band Nation this summer!

Camp Ages :: A variety of camps are available for kids going into Kindergarten through age 17.

Cost :: Cost varies from $200 – $475 depending on camp chosen.  

Location :: Baton Rouge Music Studios is located at 9327 Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Knock Knock Children's Museum

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Learning doesn’t stop when school does! Spend your out-of-school time with Knock Knock Children’s Museum at one of our 3 camps. Explore Knock Knock’s most popular Maker Shop activities during one of our two sessions of Making & Tinkering Summer Camp. Children will engineer to create simple circuits; crack codes with real robots; problem solve to construct unique chain reactions and start it all with a big heap of imagination as they re-make it with found objects, cardboard boxes and more. Interested in space exploration? Join us for Astro Camp® where children will explore Earth, the Solar System, NASA Technology, the International Space Station, and Mars while we train like an astronaut, make galaxies, launch rockets, build space suits, and make landing pods. Love telling stories? Register for our Puppetry Camp where participants will explore different puppetry styles, create and learn how to manipulate hand and shadow puppets, and put on a show. Space is limited so register today!

Camp Ages ::  Each camp varies between children going into Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.

Cost :: Cost varies for members and future members from $200-$250.

Location :: Knock Knock Children’s Museum is located at 1900 Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Crawfish Swim School

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****Crawfish Swim School offers weekly 30 minute swim lesson classes  We do not offer day camp but we feel water safety is a VERY important part of summer.**** 

Dive in to Summer Swimming at the Crawfish Swim School and enjoy professional swimming lessons driven by our proven curriculum, passionate instructors and intentional class placement. With the option to attend one class per week, you can easily attend lesson classes all summer while juggling all of your other family activities! With our indoor heated pool, we never rain out and parents will enjoy the conditioned & quiet viewing area. Our instructors are CPR-certified and skills are tracked to monitor student’s progress during each class. Splash & Play! at one of our weekly open swim events. We block out 1 hour blocks each week for swimming fun that allows the whole family to get in and swim together.

Swim School Ages :: Ages 6 months & Up 

Swim School Costs :: Varies based on session length and number of classes. 

Dates :: Summer schedule runs May through August

Location :: Crawfish Aquatics is located at 8556 Siegen Lane and will open in Prairieville (15097 Highway 73) in June 2018. One and two week spring & summer sessions of lessons are also available from our sister company, Crawfish Aquatics on Bluebonnet Blvd.

Dunham

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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 Costs :: $90 – $200 per week.

YMCA of The Capital Area

The “best summer ever” is right around the corner and the YMCA is offering Summer camp to make sure kids and teens are adventurous, active and healthy this summer. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime. Times are 7am until 6pm Monday – Friday.

Camp Ages ::  4-16

Camp Costs :: $115 – $160 ***Scholarships available based on need and availability of funds.***

Camp Istrouma

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Camp Istrouma is a beautiful 140 acre summer camp located outside of Baton Rouge. We offer a place where kids can come have a blast and also learn about Jesus. We have three different summer camp programs, Overnight Camp, Day Camp and L.I.T.E. (Leadership In Training Experience). Campers love our lake activities with The Blob, Zip-line, and Water Slide. We also do a lot of other activities like canoeing, archery, hiking, paintball and much more. For more information contact Cody Hanken at [email protected] or call (225)261-2089.

Camp Ages and Costs :: Overnight Camp cost $400 for a week and ages range from 2nd-12th grade depending on the week, Day Camp cost $170 lunch included and is for 1st-6th graders, LITE Program is $100 a week and is for 9th-12th graders.

Broadmoor Methodist Summer Camp

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Broadmoor Methodist Summer Camp offers an exciting camp experience for children completing Kindergarten through 7th grade. Our campers go swimming and bowling, create arts and crafts, play kickball and basketball, and go on a variety of other field trips. We also have plenty of on campus activities like a Newspaper Fashion Show, Talent Show, Sundae bar, and a Color War. Camp starts May 29th and ends August 3rd and our hours of operation are 7:00am – 5:45pm. When registering, parents can choose between five, four, three, and two days per week

Camp Ages :: Kindergarten through 7th grade

Camp Costs :: $100 registration fee; 5 days per week- $185, 4 days/ week- $158, 3 days/week- $130, 2 days/week- $100.

Kids' Orchestra Summer Day Camp

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Is your child passionate about music? Or just looking for a fun, new activity this summer? Join the Kids’ Orchestra Summer Day Camp and they can learn how to play an instrument in a week. All courses are instructed by local music professionals. Children take part in summer fun, arts & crafts, a field trip, and more! At the end of camp, students perform in a concert for friends and family. Session 1 (June 18 – 22) we’ll be teaching Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass (2nd – 5th grade), and Music Fundamentals (K – 1st grade). Session 2 (June 25 – 29) we’ll be teaching Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone and Percussion (2nd – 5th grade), and Music Fundamentals (K – 1st grade).  Times are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday – Friday with extended care available from 7 – 8 a.m. and 5 – 6 p.m. for $10 a day per child. 

Camp Ages :: Kindergarten – 5th grade (children entering Kindergarten in August 2018 will NOT be accepted)

Camp Costs :: Weekly tuition is $250 ($50 deposit) which includes instrument rental, breakfast, lunch and a healthy snack daily, field trip expenses, T-shirt and other camp keepsakes!

Broadmoor Methodist Summer Camp

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Broadmoor Methodist Summer Camp offers an exciting camp experience for children completing Kindergarten through 7th grade. Our campers go swimming and bowling, create arts and crafts, play kickball and basketball, and go on a variety of other field trips. We also have plenty of on campus activities like a Newspaper Fashion Show, Talent Show, Sundae bar, and a Color War. Camp starts May 29th and ends August 3rd and our hours of operation are 7:00am – 5:45pm. When registering, parents can choose between five, four, three, and two days per week

Camp Ages :: Kindergarten through 7th grade

Camp Costs :: $100 registration fee; 5 days per week- $185, 4 days/ week- $158, 3 days/week- $130, 2 days/week- $100.

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!

Piano Pathways

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. 

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!

Parkview Baptist

Eagle Experience is the summer place for pre-K through 6th graders to explore a new talent, make new friends, learn new skills and make lifelong memories! Weekly sessions feature a unique selection of indoor and outdoor activities and field trips that take advantage of all the wonderful resources available in community. Our eagle experience magic starts with our outstanding counselors, whose talent, creativity and leadership set the tone for a great experience. 

Girl Scouts

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.

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, in beautiful northern Wisconsin, 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!

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Hop on your magic carpet and head to Aladdin Musical Theater Summer Camp! Enjoy workshops taught by voice, acting, or dance professionals that will push your skills to the next level, whether you’re a beginner or not. Camp is for ages 5-12 and will be held July 9th – 13th. 

Foxy's Summer Camp

Looking for a fun place for your child to spend their Summer? Your child will stay busy all day long with fun activities like swimming, racquetball, arts & crafts, making new friends, fitness classes, fun games, pizza parties and field trips designed to promote their health, fitness and well-being in a safe and well supervised environment.

Camp Theodore

Camp Theodore is Trinity Episcopal Day School’s summer camp program. Operated by two of Trinity’s teachers, this summer camp runs for 8 weeks. Both Trinity and non-Trinity students (ages 3-11) are invited to attend. Enrollment begins mid-February 2018

St. Theresa Summer Warrior Camp

St. Theresa Summer Warrior Camp is a fun-filled summer day camp that allows campers entering Pre-K through entering 8th grade the opportunity to enjoy interacting while participating in fun summer activities. The campers attend many field trips and participate in on-campus activities including religion, gym, swimming, art, music, cooking, canoeing, field fun, and more!

Episcopal School of Baton Rouge

Don’t miss your opportunity to make the summer of 2018 great! Episcopal summer camps have something for everyone in PreK-4 through eighth grade. Where else can you train like a secret agent, create your own works or art or even cook like a chef – all on one campus? Camp registration is open now.

Throw Me Something

Throw me Something is a NEW pottery and art studio in Baton Rouge! Let your child come and explore the world of clay this summer. Camps are available for all ages. 

School of Rock Baton Rouge

Our comprehensive camp experience is designed to hone music performance and ensemble skills in a creative and fun environment. We use Rock ‘n Roll to teach guitar, bass, drums, vocals and keys, culminating in an awesome live show on the final day! Our camps cater to rockers aged 6 – 17 of all skill levels – from beginners who are brand new to their instrument through to more advanced rockers with some experience under their studded belts.

Louisiana Athletics Prairieville

Louisiana Athletics Prairieville hosts one of a kind drop in camps each summer for boys and girls ages K through 5th grade. Each day our campers spend the day playing games and participating in healthy activities. Our campers enjoy the social interactions and getting to meet new friends. For More info on times and rates. Click the link.

CrossFit Kingfish Kids Camp

Join us for one hour of fitness fun where kids will get to explore different physical activities that will test their coordination, improve their balance, increase their endurance and push their confidence to a new level.

Teen Conditioning Camp at Recalibrated Strength and Conditioning

The best athlete on the field will win, plain and simple.  At Recalibrated Strength and Conditioning, we want to provide athletes in middle school the opportunity to create a base that will allow them to succeed at their high school sport of choice.  Athleticism takes time to build, let us help you start the process with intelligent training, quality coaching, excellent facilities, and an enjoyable and energetic environment.

We hope that the Baton Rouge Summer Camp Guide is a useful start in your Baton Rouge summer planning. Additionally, 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!

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