2014 Summer Activities (by category)


Included in the March 22, 2014 issue of the Clarion Herald is its annual Summer Activities special section. Listings of various camps at Catholic elementary and high schools throughout the archdiocese are listed, followed by special activity camps categorized in alphabetical order by type.

CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY/
MIDDLE SCHOOL DAY CAMPS

(Operated by individual schools
or church parishes)

(504) area code unless noted

In New Orleans

➤ CHRISTIAN BROTHERS
    Boys and girls entering grades 3-7. June 9-20, June 23-July 3, July 7-18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A recreational day camp with academic options. Team sports, games, movies, arts and crafts, field trips, special activities, snowballs and academics. Extended care available. Cost $295 per session. Information, Heath Barker, director. Information, 486-6770 or www.cbs-no.org.

In Gretna

➤ ST. CLETUS
    Boys and girls ages 5-13. June 9-July 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bowling, dance lessons, swimming, movies, Space Walk, roller skating, educational tours, basketball, cabbage ball, soccer, touch football, karate, arts and crafts and field trips. Cost $115 per week, plus $25 registration fee. Before care is free; after care available. Information, 367-7951 or www.stcletus.com/church/summer-camp; email, stcletussummercamp@gmail.com.

In Luling

➤ HOLY FAMILY
    Boys and girls ages 4-10. June 2-27 and July 7-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mini-fair, Space Walk, field trips, arts and crafts, relay races, swimming, water days, costume days, movies and more. Cost $725 for seven weeks. Registration, March 29, 8-10 a.m. Extended care available. Information, Martha Davis, (985) 785-9244.

In Marrero

➤ IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
    Camp for boys and girls ages 3-12. Counselor-in-training program for ages 13-14. Two sessions offered June 2-27 and July 7-25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sports, games, songs, skits, glee club, drama, field trips, swimming and more. Cost $120 per week, plus $30 registration fee by April 13. Extended care available. Information, Scott Walker, 347-4409 or s.walker@icschargers.org.

➤ VISITATION OF OUR LADY
    Boys and girls entering pre-K through grade 7. June 2-28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include learning games, arts and crafts, athletic activities and field trips. Cost $115 per week. Information, 347-2203.
    
In Metairie

➤ OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE
    Boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 through 7. June 2-July 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features video games, computer fun, cooking classes, arts and crafts, learning games, skating, movies, bowling, organized play, snacks, magic show, a talent day and more. Cost $670, plus $35 registration. Discounts for multiple children. Extended care available. Information, Joanna Cancienne, 466-0591 or 452-9601.

 ➤ ST. BENILDE
    Camp Benilde for boys and girls ages 4-13. June 2-Aug. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekly themes. Field trips, swimming, volleyball, skating, indoor and outdoor sports, chess, magic show, arts and crafts,bingo, watermelon party, pony rides, Space Walk, talent show, water slides, Crazy Olympics, checkers and more. Extended care available. Register March 26, 6-8 p.m., or April 27, noon-3 p.m. Information, 833-9894.
    
➤ ST. CHRISTOPHER
    Boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 through 8th grade. June 2-July 25, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Swimming, skating, bowling, karate, plays, movies, dance, cheerleading, gymnastics, riverboats, museums, putt-putt, swamp and French Quarter field trips, song and music workshops, sock-hop, mini Olympics, scavenger hunts, electronic games, inflatables, enrichment and more. Cost $475 for four-week session, plus $40 registration. Extended care available. Information, 833-5591.

➤ ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
    Camp Eagle for boys and girls ages 5-11. June 2-July 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Arts and crafts, discovery science, creative dance, volleyball, soccer, basketball, kickball, flag football, storytelling, recreational games, indoor activities, computer games, sock hops, skits and Freaky Fridays. Cost $160, plus $35 registration and $10 T-shirt. Breakfast and lunch is included in fee. Discounts available for multiple children. Extended care available. Registration on April 5 in school cafeteria. Information, 888-6353 or email stedschool@steddy.org.

➤ ST. FRANCIS XAVIER
    Camp Jaguar for boys and girls ages 3-11. May 28 to July 25. Weekly field trips, swimming, indoor and outdoor play, karate, gymnastics, arts and crafts, Space Walks, snowballs, theme days and more. Information, 837-7806 or www.stfrancisxavier.com; email, campjaguar@hotmail.com.

➤ ST. LOUIS KING OF FRANCE
    Camp Crusader for boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 through 7. May 27-July 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learning and recreational activities, including swimming. On-site presentations from the Louisiana Children’s Museum, Audubon Zoo and Aquarium and more. Cost $130 per week, plus $50 registration fee, which includes a T-shirt. Before care free, after care available. Information, 833-8224.

➤ ST. MARY MAGDALEN
    Cougar Camp for boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 through 8. June 2-Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rock climbing, Laser Tag, movies, a petting zoo, a variety of sports and more. Cost $990 for nine weeks; weekly rates available. $35 registration. Extended care available. Information, Caren Favaloro 733-1433 or Allison Mader 352-1170 smmcougarcamp@gmail.com.

In River Ridge

➤ ST. MATTHEW THE APOSTLE
    Boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 through 7. June 9-Aug. 1 in two sessions. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eight weeks or two four-week sessions. Field trips, swimming, magic show, plays, skating, art, cooking, computer, bowling, book fair, inflatables, karate demos, snowballs, ice cream and more. Cost $130 per week, $460 for four weeks or $900 for eight weeks, plus $25 registration fee. Discounts for multiple campers. Extended care available. Information, Charlene Brinkman or Carol Hobson, 737-4604; email, brinkmanc@smaschool.net.

In Slidell

➤ ST. LUKE THE EVANGELIST
    Boys and girls ages 5-13. May 26-July 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bowling, arts and crafts, swimming, skating, dance, karate, gymnastics, magic show, rock climbing, water slides, touch football, movies, Camp Olympics, kick ball, bounce house, soccer, educational activities, field trips and more. Cost $110 per week, plus $40 registration per family. Discounts for multiple campers. Extended care available. Information, Jennifer Segrave, (985) 641-6429. Email: stluke camp@stlukeslidell.org.

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL DAY CAMPS

➤ ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
    Summer Fun Day Camp for girls entering pre-K through grade 5. June 9-July 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swimming, bowling, visiting the Children’s Museum, playing at the Monkey Room, enjoying many on-campus events, participating in the water slide days and inflatables, learning through enrichment classes in art, dance, cooking, science and sports.
    Sports and More Camp for boys entering pre-K through grade 5. June 9-July 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include swimming, bowling, visiting the Children’s Museum, Monkey Room, water slides and inflatables, learning through enrichment classes in art, dance, cooking, science and sports.
    Cost $200 per week for each camp. Extended care available. Information, 269-1230 or www.ashsummercamp@yahoo.com.
     
➤ ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE
    Acorn Camp for girls entering grades 1-3. June 2-27, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camp for the “Little Chipmunks.” All campers are grouped together and have special activities just for their group, which vary each day, including arts and crafts, silly games, music, karaoke, sports, dancing, theme parties and specialty events. Cost $140 per session plus one-time $25 registration fee. Information, Hannah Hess, director, 467-3105 or hhess@archbishopchapelle.org.
    Summer Camp for girls entering grades 4-7. June 2-27 in four weekly sessions, 9 a.m. to noon, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Specialty camps have been designed to give campers flexibility in choosing the activities in which they are most interested. Campers may choose two major activities from a broad list each week. Among them are art, basketball baking/cooking, dance, jewelry making, performance arts, ultimate survivor, tennis and volleyball. Cost per week $140, plus $25 registration fee. Information, Hannah Hess, director, 467-3105 or hhess@archbishopchapelle.org.
   
➤ ARCHBISHOP HANNAN
    Little Hawk Day Camp for boys and girls ages 5-12. June 9-27 and July 7-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include bowling, a visit to the Global Wildlife Children’s Discovery Center, Zoo to You, water slides, sports and many more fun adventures. $405 per three-week session. Weekly rates also available. Information, Thomas Huck, director, (985) 249-6363 or sum mercamp@hannanhigh.org.

➤ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL
    Boys and girls ages 5-12. June 2-July 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Touch football, basketball, softball, track and field, soccer, kickball, obstacle course, swimming, arts and crafts, field trips, movies, indoor games, laser tag, roller skating, bowling, Beaucoup Bounce and more. Extended care available. Cost $145 weekly session, $840 for seven weeks. Information, Kevin Carrigee, 834-5592, ext. 333 or daycamp@rummelraiders.com.

➤ ARCHBISHOP SHAW
    Boys and girls ages 4-13. Two sessions, June 2-July 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swimming every day in the school’s Olympic-size pool with certified lifeguards. Bowling, roller skating, Zephyrs baseball, water slides, rock climbing wall, magic shows, sports clinics, cheerleading, talent show and team sports. Cost $700 for six weeks. Registration April 12. Extended care available. Information, 340-6727 or www.archbishopshaw.org.

➤ BROTHER MARTIN
    Crusader Summer Camp for boys ages 6-12. June 2-July 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will be offered many opportunities for enrichment activities, such as team sports, arts, rock wall, movies, inflatables, kickball, field trips and swimming at UNO. Sports-specific camps for flag football, basketball, soccer, baseball and wrestling are included. Most of the activities held on campus, both inside and outside, trips to the Audubon Zoo, a Zephyrs’ game, the Global Wildlife Center and Water Day on campus. Campers will receive T-shirts. Cost $280 for two-week session or $140 weekly. Information, 283-1561, ext. 3022.

➤ CABRINI
    Camp Cabrini Summer Discovery, boys and girls entering grades 1 through 7. June 2-27 in four sessions; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swimming, fishing, sports, painting, drama, media, soccer, volleyball, cheerleading, dance, field trips and more. Cost $130 per week, plus $50 registration. Extended care available. Information, athletic director Janell Bozant, 482-1193 or www.cabrinihigh.com.

➤ HOLY CROSS
    Boys and girls ages 4-12. June 2-20 and June 23-July 11, 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Activities include art, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, dance, computer skills, drama, football, karate, math, music, reading, science, water activities and field trips. Cost $420 per session. Registration $35 before May 1. Extended care available. Information, Eric Rebaudo, 942-3100 or email erebaudo@holycrosstigers.com.

➤ JESUIT
    Boys ages 5-12. June 2-20 and June 23-July 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Field trips, movies, picnics, tours, indoor and outdoor games, swimming, skating, laser tag, water play, putt-putt and more. Cost posted at www.jesuitnola.org. Extended care available. Information, 251-1204 or www.jesuitnola.org.

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    A wide variety of specialty camps, June 2-27, for girls entering grades 5 through 9, and junior camps for girls entering grades 2 through 5. Registration is $30 before May 2. Camp fees range from $80 to $100 per child, per session. (See specialty Mount Carmel camps listed by category following.) Information on all camps, 288-7626 or www.mcacubs.com; email, summercamp@mcacubs.org.

➤ ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN
    Jumpin’ For Joy June Bug Camp for girls who have completed grades 1 through 4, June 2-20, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fun and jazzy activities such as arts and crafts, cheerleading, games, “Bibleosity,” word games, music and dance. Information, Meg Womble, director, 865-9401, ext. 4129; email, mwomble@stmarysdominican.org.
    DominiCamp for girls who have completed grades 4 through 8. June 2-20, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jewelry-making, cooking, dance, Math Mania, science exploration, drama, sports, fitness, arts and crafts, and more. Information, Meg Womble, director, 865-9401, ext. 4129; email, mwomble@stmarys dominican.org.

OTHER DAY CAMPS

➤ KEHOE-FRANCE
    Southshore and Northshore Day Camps for boys and girls ages 8 weeks old (by June 1) to 13. Southshore camp, 720 Elise Ave., Metairie, offers eight-week session June 9-Aug. 1 ($1,570) or six-week session, June 9-July 18 ($1,240). 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Optional part-time camp available. Swimming, ceramics, arts and crafts, tennis, team sports, computer activities, cookouts and more on Southshore campus. Information, 733-0472 or www.kehoe-france.com.
    Northshore camp, 25 Patricia Drive, Covington, offers two three-week sessions, June 9-27 and July 7-25, plus an “anything goes” camp June 30-July 3. Swimming, ceramics, arts and crafts, tennis, team sports, riflery, computer activities, cookouts, nature trails, scientific experiments and more. Extended care available. Cost is $615 for either three-week session or $1,170 for six-week session. Information, (985) 892-4415 or www. kehoe-francens.com.

➤ AUDUBON PARK
    For boys and girls entering grades pre-K through 4. June 2 to Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will explore nature and animal science topics through a weekly schedule of arts and crafts, daily visits to the zoo. Hands-on activities, animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours and more. Cost $215 per week for members, $250 weekly for non-members. Information, Charlotte Page, 212-5357 or cpage@auduboninstitute.org.

VACATION BIBLE CAMPS

➤ ASCENSION OF OUR LORD
    (LaPlace)
    A Radical Ride on the Wings of Prayer camp for boys and girls in grades K through 6, July 14-18, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Bible stories, games, arts and crafts, songs and snacks. Cost is $35 for one child and $25 for each additional child. Information, (985) 652-2615 or www.aolparish.org.

➤ BLESSED FRANCIS SEELOS
    A Vacation Bible School will run June 2-6 in the parish hall, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Field trips daily, arts and crafts, saint of the day and lots of learning activities for campers. Cost $100. Information, 943-5566.

➤ ST. ANGELA MERICI
    (Metairie)
    Wilderness Escape Camp for boys and girls in grades K through 7. June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. This “Camp out with Moses and the Israelites” camp includes unique activities and games the children of this era would have played. Arts and crafts, music and dance will help the participants reflect on the Bible passage of the day. Cost $50. Extended care available. Sister of Mount Carmel Paula Derise, director. Cost $50 per week. Information, 835-0324 or pderise@stangelaschool.org.

➤ ST. JANE DE CHANTAL
    (Abita Springs)
    Vacation Bible School for boys and girls who have completed kindergarten through fourth grade. June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon, Barra Center. Cost is $35 for one child, $40 for two or $45 for three or more. Information, (985) 892-1439.

➤ ST. JEROME
    (Kenner)
    Summer Mission Camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade will be held in July, 9 a.m. to noon, 2400 33rd St., Kenner. Arts, crafts, games, music while learning about the Catholic faith, how those in other countries live and how saints gave missionary help to others. Information, 443-3174 or mnarvaez@archdiocese-no.org.

PRE-SCHOOL CAMPS

➤ ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
    ASH Summer Hearts Camp for boys and girls entering who are toddlers through nursery age (must be age 2 by Aug. 1). June 9-July 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The toddlers travel the world of their imaginations as they experience tropical islands, America, Neverland and south of the border. Cost $200 per week session. Extended care available. Information, 269-1230.
   
➤ ST. BENILDE SUMMER AT LORETO
    Boys and girls ages 6 weeks to 3 years. June 2 to Aug. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Provides children as young as six weeks through age 3 a fun and enriching environment to grow, play, laugh and love. Development-appropriate program offers field trips, swimming, magic show, arts and crafts, board games, watermelon party, pony rides, water slides, Space Walk and more. Extended care available. Information, 833-9894.

ARTS, CRAFTS, MUSIC, THEATER CAMPS

➤ ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
    Middle School Ceramics & Mixed Media Camp for girls and boys entering grades 5-8, June 16-27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will learn to use clay in various methods to create functional as well as sculptured pieces, but also to use glazes to enhance their fired pieces. Campers will also experiment in drawing and painting with special emphasis on color and shape. Two-week program includes supplies. $470.
    ASH Creative Hearts Camp for girls entering grades K through 5. June 9-27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will experiment with art, painting, ceramics, dance, knitting, music, iMovie-making and creative writing. Cost $695 for three weeks. Extended care available. Directed by Susan Nichols. Information: ashsummercamps@yahoo.com.
    Theater Camps for boys and girls entering grades 2 through 5. June 30-July 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mater Campus. Campers will study drama, costumes, sets and acting with a final performance of “The Jungle Book.” Theater Camp for boys and girls entering grades 6 through 9 at the Rosary Campus. Older campers will study drama, costumes, sets and acting with a final performance of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Cost of each camp is $695. Extended care available. Information: ash summercamps@yahoo.com.
    Too Cool for School Camp for girls entering grades 5-8, June 9-27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Create it, develop it, film it, play it, paint, it perform it. Campers will produce an innovative video, create original artwork, and choreograph cool moves, all inspired by music of the decades. Cost: $695. Extended care available. Information: ashsum mercamps@yahoo.com.

➤ DE LA SALLE
    Band camp for boys and girls entring grades 1 through 7, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All skill levels welcome. 
    Drama camp for boys and girls entering grades 1 through 7. June 16-20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will develop and enhance their on-stage acting skills as well as view pieces of some of the best acting available for viewing. Cost $300.
    Film Camp for boys and girls entering grades 1 through 7. June 23-27, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Campers will utilize the new state-of-the-art communications studio and will learn how to perform on camera, focusing on news story reporting. Cost $175. Information, Johnny Collins, 895-5717 or www.delasal lenola.com.
    Bagpipe camp for students entering grades 1 through 7, June 9-13, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Equipment provided.

➤ GREATER NEW ORLEANS YOUTH ORCHESTRAS
    Summer Music Festival for boys and girls who play either violin, viola, cello, bass, harp for the string camp; or violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion for the full orchestra. String orchestra: ages 7-12; full orchestra: ages 12-19. June 2-6, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Loyola University New Orleans, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Students collaborate with professional musicians at rehearsals and public performances. Tuition: $260, plus $15 registration fee by April 1 or $275 tuition after that. gnoyo.org. 861-1801.

➤ LOYOLA UNIVERSITY THEATRE ARTS
    Theatre Arts and Southern Rep Camp for boys and girls ages 9-18. June 9-27 for ages 9-12 and July 7-25 for ages 13-18. Campers learn about auditions, acting techniques, musicality and dance and will be cast in a play. For cost, times and additional information, 523-9857 or www.southernrep.com.

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    Specialty camps for girls (www.mcacubs.com) entering grades 5 through 8 include:
     Adventures in Digital Filmmaking, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers learn basic media production skills, camera work, editing, lighting, storyboarding, etc.
    Art-Tastic, June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon. Paintings, clay creations, scratchboard art, etc., created.
    Creature Creations, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will create two- and three-dimensional puppets and develop stories for the characters they create. Projects include animal finger puppets, papier-mache Thai rod, clothespin and Indonesian shadow puppets.
    I Am an Author, for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 23-27, 1 to 4 p.m. Campers focus on creative writing of stories, poems and short plays and then submit their work to a young authors’ contest.
    Let’s Get Animated, June 9-13, 1 to 4 p.m. Campers will create their own comic books from start to finish while learning about character design and bookmaking.
    Lotions, Potions and Bubbles Galore Camp. June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon; June 23-27, 1-4 p.m. Campers will make their own line of bath and beauty products by creating glycerin soaps, body lotions, lip gloss, sugar scrubs, flitter nail polish and roll-on perfumes.
    Making Music at MCA, for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon, or June 9-13, 1 to 4 p.m. Campers will learn basic singing and music performance techniques, using their favorite songs. The camp will end with a recital.
    Paper Palooza Camp, June 23-27, 1-4 p.m. Campers will learn to make paper from scratch and also create paper flowers, animals, stamped cards, bookmarks, lanterns, masks and more.
    Passion for Fashion, June 2-6, 1-4 p.m. Campers will create their own designs, including hats, T-shirts, purses and shoes.
    Preserving Memories Scrapbook Camp, June 16-20, 1 to 4 p.m. Campers will create a scrapbook using their own photos and pictures.
    Summer in the Spotlight Theater Camp I, June 9-27, 9 a.m. to noon. This three-week session combines entertainment skills with a theater experience and culminates in a final production of “Pajama Party.”    
    Summer in the Spotlight Camp Theater II for boys and girls, June 3-21, 1 to 4 p.m. Singing, dancing and acting culminating in a production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
    3-D Sculpture, June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. A hands-on camp to create papier mache flowers, clay animals, face masks and more.
    We “Heart” Art, June 2-20 in three sessions, 1-4 p.m. A variety of art mediums and techniques, including drawing, painting, clay sculpture, print-making and mixed-media art.

    Specialty camps for girls (www.mcacubs.com) entering grades 2 through 5 include:
    BEADazzled, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will create their own necklaces, bracelets, broaches, headbands, hair clips and more.    
    Creature Creations, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will create two- and three-dimensional puppets and develop stories for the characters they create. Projects include animal finger puppets, papier-mache Thai rod, clothespin and Indonesian shadow puppets.
    E-Imagination Creations, June 23-27, 1 to 4 p.m. Campers will build their own pages, create short films using flip cameras and create their own digital music. All skill levels invited.
    Making Music at MCA, June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn basic singing and music performance techniques, using their favorite songs. The camp will end with a recital.
    Other life-skills camps for girls entering grades 5 through 9 include:
    A Beautiful Me. June 16-20, 1-4 p.m. Campers learn how to have a healthy mind, body and spirit through art journaling, crafts, gumbo yoga and more.
    CSI-MCA, June 16-20 or June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers work as part of an elite team of investigators to help solve a crime. They will gather evidence, perform hair, fingerprint and chemical analysis and move on to perform blood typing, spatter analysis and DNA testing.

    For more information on all Mount Carmel camps, contact Denna Cheramie, 288-7626; summercamp@mcacubs.org.

➤ NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART
    Weekly Summer Arts Camp for boys and girls ages 5-8 and 9-12. June 2 to Aug. 1, Visual arts 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; performance arts 1-4 p.m. The weekly sessions include exploring the permanent collection and special exhibits at NOMA and creating projects in an array of media with the help of professional teaching artists. Cost $130 per week for members; $160 for non-members for half-day. Information, 658-4128 or www.noma.org/learn.

➤ ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN
    Drama Camp, June 2-6,12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For those who have completed fourth through eighth grade. Campers will learn about dancing, acting, theatrical productions. The week will culminate with a final production.
    Band Camp, June 9-13, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Campers of all skill levels enhance their instrumental music skills under direction of Dominican’s band director.
    Studio Art Camp, June 16-20, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Campers will be taught different elements of creating art using different mediums.
    Robotics Camp, June 2-6 and June 9-13, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    For more information about specific camp tuition and registration, contact Camp Director Meg Womble at mwomble@stmarysdominican.org or call 865-9401, Ext. 4129.

➤ ST. PAUL’S
    Drama Camp for boys and girls ages 9-13, June 16-20. This afternoon camp offers improv and theater games to hone skills of young actors. Campers will perform a production for family and friends on the Friday of each session. Cost $160 per session. Information, (985) 892-8265 or www.stpauls.com.

➤ ST. PHILIP NERI DRAMA CAMP
    Boys and girls entering grades 1 through 9. June 16-July 31, 4-6 p.m. Campers will learn about the different aspects of the theater, on and off the stage, through various games, activities, workshops and through guest artists. The camp will also consist of rehearsals for a full-scale production and a public performance. Cost $135 per week for SPN students, $185 for non-students. Discounts for multiple children. Information, Stacy Taliancich, 887-5600, ext. 82 or staliancich@stphilipneri.org.

➤ ST. SCHOLASTICA
    Guitar Camp for boys and girls ages 10-15 (limited to 10 campers). June 6-10, 9 a.m to noon. Campers will be taught the fingering positions of the five major chords, how to read charts depicting these chords, learn one basic song and how to string and tune a guitar. Campers must have their own instrument. Cost $100. Instructor Joe Adragna.
    Movie Making Camps for boys and girls ages 9-12 (limited to 10 campers). June 2-6, 1 to 4 p.m.; and June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn the basics of how to make a short digital movie. All campers will participate in making one film as a group. Included will be pre-production storyboarding and story structure, camera use, lighting and audio, and post-production editing using iMovie. Campers will study the different kinds of camera shots and editing techniques essential to creating a great short film. Each camper will receive a copy of the movie, and there will be a free showing of the film to parents and friends on the last day of the camp.
    Stop Motion Movie Making Camp for boys and girls ages 8-13 (limited to 10-12 campers), June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. Learn the secrets of stop-motion movies.
    Cartooning Camp for boys and girls ages 8-13. June 9-13 and June 16-20, 1 to 4 p.m. Learn the basics of cartoon design and introduction to animation. Campers will learn the basic shapes of all the different cartoon characters, action lines, composition and will animate a basic walk cycle of the character they design. Campers will receive a drawing pad, artist pencil and eraser, and will receive a DVD of their animated character. Information on all camps, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129.

➤ STUART HALL
    “Pirates of the Curry Bean” Summer Musical Camp, July 21-Aug.1, 9 a.m. – noon; before care available; tuition, $300; snack included. Information: Ryan Asprion, 861-1954.
    
➤ URSULINE
    Summer Arts Camp for girls ages 3 through grade 8. Sessions: June 9-27 and June 30-July 18 with a Super Week of all field trips July 21-25, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. Visual arts, dance, drama, singing, science, cooking, sewing, cheering, music, gym games, bowling, swimming, skating, IMAX and more. Cost $715 per session or $1,330 for both sessions. Super Week costs $290 and includes transportation and fees. Extended care available. Registration deadline May 12. 2635 State St., New Orleans. Contact Maria Schneider, director, 931-6999 or mschneider@ursulineneworleans.org.

➤ WESTBANK SUMMER ART CAMP
    Boys and girls ages 5 and older. Drawing, painting, animation, cartooning, clay and more, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Weekly sessions beginning June 2-Aug. 1 at 906 Derbigny St., Gretna, 227-2785. Cost: $180/week (includes all supplies) plus a $30 nonrefundable registration fee. Registration online currently available. keithecclesart.com. 227-2785.

BABYSITTING SEMINARS

➤ CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
    Boys and girls ages 11-13. The Parenting Center and the Junior League of New Orleans partner to provide “Safe Sitter Today, Better Parents Tomorrow” course. Nationally recognized, medically oriented training course teaches participants to safely care for children and themselves. Fourteen, one-day certification sessions offered from early June through early August at Junior League headquarters, 4319 Carondelet St. Pre-registration is required. Information, 896-9591 or www.theparentingcenter.net.

BOARDING CAMPS

➤ CAMP ABBEY
    One-week, boys-only and girls-only camp sessions for those entering grades 3 though 9. Three sessions for boys offered June 8-14, 15-21 and 22-28; four sessions for girls offered June 29-July 5, July 6-12, 13-19 and 20-26. Overnight accommodations sponsored by the CYO. Swimming, boating, team sports, arts and crafts, archery, rock climbing, fishing, music and more in natural setting. Opportunities for Mass, eucharistic adoration and the sacrament of reconciliation. Per-session cost of $395 includes all activities, lodging, three daily meals, snacks and T-shirt. Non-refundable deposit of $95 per session due by May 1 to reserve space. Sponsored by CYO Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office. Information, (985) 327-7240, email campabbey@arch-no.org or visit www.campabbey.org.

➤ CAMP MARYMOUNT
    Ages 6-17. Two-week session for girls June 1-13; three-week session for girls June 15 to July 4; and three-week session for boys July 6-25. Catholic overnight camp is located 17 miles from Nashville, Tenn. Horseback riding, arts and crafts, nature hikes, canoeing, archery and more. Information, (615) 799-0410, email info@camp marymount.com or visit www.campmarymount.com.

➤ CAMP STANISLAUS
    Day and boarding camp options for boys ages 8-15 in Bay St. Louis, Miss. June 15-July 12. A camp for girls ages 8-15 will be held from June 15-July 5. Campers can choose one week or all weeks of camp. Sailing, water-skiing, archery, fishing, swimming, weightlifting, gym and field sports, movies, barbecues, skit nights, art, mystery trips and elective courses. Operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. Day camp cost $315 one week ($300 each additional week); residential camp cost $675 one week ($575 each additional week). Information, (228) 467-9057, ext. 277; email camp@ststan.com; or www.campstanislaus.com.

➤ GIRL SCOUT CAMPS
    Overnight summer camps for girls ages 7-17 at Camp Marydale in St. Francisville, June 8-July 18; Camp Whispering Pines in Independence, June 1-July 18, and Camp Covington, June 1-13. Three-, four-, five- and 10-day sessions available. Facilities at Marydale include sports field, archery field, low-rope challenge course, hiking trails, equestrian center and swimming pool. Facilities at Whispering Pines include high-rope challenge course, rock climbing wall, junior Olympic pool, hiking trails, and stocked 23-acre lake for canoeing, row boating, kayaking and fishing. Participants who are not Girl Scouts are welcome to attend camp but must pay the Girl Scouts’ $12 membership fee. Information, 733-8220 or email info@gsle.org.

CHEERLEADING

➤ ARCHBISHOP HANNAN
    For girls ages 5-12. June 2-6, 2-5 p.m. at Hannan gymnasium. Campers will enjoy a fun week with the Hannan Hawk cheerleaders and Hannan Hawkettes, learning cheers, chants, dances, stunts, tumbling, turns, leaps and kicks, in addition to many fun games and activities. Cost $75.

➤ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL
    One-day cheerleading clinic for boys and girls ages 6-12. July 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Led by Codi Amadeo, Rummel’s head cheerleading coach. Cost $40. Information, 236-7605 or rummelcheerlead ing@gmail.com.

➤ MOUNT CARMEL
    Cub Cheer Camp for girls entering grades 5 through 9, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon, or June 16-20, 1 to 4 p.m. A Cub Cheer Camp for girls entering grades 2 through 5 will be held at the same time. Camps will introduce students to jumps such as toe touch, spread eagle and tuck. Basic tumbling, including the forward roll and cartwheel, will be introduced as well as several cheers, chants and dance routines. www.mcacubs.com.

➤ ST. SCHOLASTICA    
    Cheerleading camp for girls entering grades pre-K through 12. Session is June 9-12, 1 to 4 p.m. Show-off performance of all routines on June 13 at 12:30 p.m. Cost $115. Instructors Audrey Pool and Jennifer Keller Walkenford, directors, SSA and St. Paul’s cheerleaders. Registration after May 29 not guaranteed a camp T-shirt. Information, (985) 892-2540, ext. 108.

CHESS

➤ DE LA SALLE
    For boys and girls entering grades 1 through 7. June 9-13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Be the Paul Morphy of your block. Campers will learn the moves and strategy of each chess piece and will experience competition. Cost $300. Information, Johnny Collins, 895-5717 or www.delasallenola.com.

COMPUTER/MATH/SCIENCE CAMPS

➤ DE LA SALLE
    Digital Design and Video Game camps for boys and girls entering grades 1 through 7. June 2-6, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Campers will use the school’s new, state-of-the-art creativity studio equipped with a large format and 3-dimensional printers to design a board game and create the board and pieces. Campers will play video games on computers and gaming consoles and use the 90-inch screen in the creativity studio in the Gamers Unite Camp. Information on cost, Johnny Collins, 895-5717 or www.delasallenola.com.

➤ JESUIT
    Science camp for boys and girls in grades 1 through 8. July 14-17, 9 a.m. to noon. Taught by Jesuit chemistry and physical science teacher, Nick Nolfe. Fee $100. Information, 486-6631 or www.jesuitnola.org.

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    MCA Meets Apple Camp for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 9-13, 1 to 4 p.m. Campers will explore the uses of Apple products. They will create and discover the many uses of the Mac world. iPads will be utilized as well as iPhoto and iMovie. www.mcacubs.com.

COOKING CAMPS

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
     Cooking with Class, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. for beginners; June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon for advanced. Beginners Camp introduces students to basic cooking skills through daily food labs. Making healthy food choices, table settings and etiquette are emphasized. Advanced camp builds on first camp. www.mcacubs.com.
    Cupcakes, Cookies and Cakes, Oh My! for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. A baking camp in which campers learn to decorate various baked goods.

CREATIVE/ENRICHMENT CAMPS

➤ ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
    Jump Start I, July 21-25, at the Mater Campus, 4301 St. Charles Ave. Girls entering kindergarten will meet 9 a.m. to noon (cost $125); girls entering grades 1-4 will meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (cost $200). Extended care available.
    Jump Start II for girls entering grades 5-8. July 21-25, 9 a.m. to noon at the Rosary Campus, 4521 St. Charles Ave. Cost $200. Extended care available.
    
➤ LEGIONARIES OF CHRIST
    Week-long Camp Conquest camp for boys ages 10-15 June 2-8. The camp at Bocamb Farms, 81495 Highway 437, Covington, includes sacraments, sports, and friendships that brings a kid closer to God, making memories that last a lifetime. Cost $390 if registered by April 15. Information, Martha Lindley, mfl33184@yahoo.com or 452-1529.
    Challenge Camp for girls entering grades 6 through 9. Two sessions, June 22-28 and June 30-July 6. Held at Bocamb Farms in Covington. Campers will participate in activities to strengthen their bonds of friendship and make new friends. They will enjoy prayer and spiritual growth though participation in Mass, confession and spiritual mentoring. Sports, games, workshops, team dynamics, exciting night activities, swimming and a field trip. Cost $400 by May 3; $450 with late registration. Information, Yvonne Nexoll, (337) 460-3126 or www.challengela.com.

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    Girls Gone Green for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers become better friends of the Earth by making stationery from old computer paper, building a solar cooker with aluminum foil and cardboard, and learn about composting and gardening and more. www.mcacubs.com.

➤ ST. ROSALIE
    The Summer Enrichment Program is for students who attend any Catholic school within the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Must be entering pre-K through grade 8 during the 2014-15 school year. May 27-July 18, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include daily prayer, Bible study, physical activities, unique field trips, drama, music, swimming, arts and crafts, talent shows, water slide and more. Free breakfast for all campers. Information, 341-4342.
    
DANCE, EXERCISE, GYMNASTICS

➤ ELMWOOD GYMNASTICS CENTER
    A variety of camps to provide boys and girls ages 3-12 with summer fun and to keep them physically fit. May 26-Aug. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The programs include:
    Kidsports Camp, May 26-Aug. 15. Campers will have access to two floors of gym space, including the Adrenalin Rush Adventure – a 40-foot long inflatable obstacle course; the 100-yard long Challenge Maze featuring rope climbs, slides and obstacles; and a 40-foot tumble track trampoline; and daily swimming in Elmwood’s pools and use of its inflatable water slide. Field trips for campers 5 and older include the Saints training facility, Airline Skate Park and the Audubon Insectarium. The program also offers arts and crafts projects and dress-up days, based on weekly themes including “Monster Madness” and a “Kidsports Idol” talent show. Information, 733-1200.
     Gymnastics, Tumbling and Cheer Camp, May 26-Aug. 8. For potty-trained boys and girls ages 3 and up, campers are divided by age and ability and have access to the 18,000-square-foot gym’s beam, bar, floor exercise, vault, a tumbling track, trampoline and cheerleading instruction. Campers are bused to the nearby Elmwood Fitness Center for swimming, and their physical activity is peppered with camp songs and arts and crafts. Information, 733-4496.
    Youth Fitness Camp, May 26-Aug. 8: For children 10 and up, campers do workouts including Zumba, spinning, cardio-kickboxing, Pilates and yoga in Elmwood’s youth fitness center, whose equipment is scaled to suit the sizes of children and teens. Campers also have access to the XRKade and pools. Information, call 842-9524.
    All the camps are overseen by certified CPR instructors and are based at the fitness center, except for the gymnastics, tumbling and cheer camp, which will take place in Elmwood Gymnastics Academy, 700-C Elmwood Park Blvd. Information, 733-1200 or visit www.elmwoodfitness.com.

➤ IVANOV’S GYMNASTIC ACADEMY
    For boys and girls ages 3-15. May 27-Aug. 15, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays; 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. Certified staff. Gymnastics, tumbling, arts and crafts, games are among the activities. Information, 889-9800.

➤ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL
    2014 Chapellete Dance Camp for girls entering grades 2 through 7, directed by Tiffany Renaudin. July 12, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. At the Archbishop Rummel gymnasium. $30. Information, 834-5592, ext. 215 or tbrenaudin912@cox.net.

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    Carmelettes Pirouettes Camp for girls entering grades 5 through 9, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon, or June 16-20, 1 to 4 p.m. And for girls entering 2 through 5, June 23-27, 1 to 4 p.m. These camps are designed to teach girls how to perform various group routines, including jazz, pom-pom, novelty, kick kicks and lyrical dancing. Campers will also learn parade and stands routines. www.mcacubs.com.
    Cubbie Cadet for girls entering grades 5 through 9, June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon, or June 23-27, 1 to 4 p.m. Health and fitness training that includes cardio and strength training. For girls of all fitness levels. www.mcacubs.com.
    Junior Cub Camp with Fun and Fitness for girls entering grades 2 through 5, June 2-6 and June 9-13, 1 to 4 p.m., or June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. Activities include Bible crafts, games, science projects, computer games, camp songs, bowling, badminton, ping-pong and kickball. Information, www.mcacubs.com.
    Let’s Put On a Show of Dances for girls entering grades 2 through 5, June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon. Camp begins with warm-ups and stretches, followed by instruction skill needed to perform team pom, high kick, jazz and prop dances. www.mcacubs.com.
    So You Think You Can Dance with the Cubs for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. New camp simulates what it is like to be on a reality TV show, starting with a technique class in the morning and then learning new dances on the fly. A live performance will cap the week, with a video link emailed to participants. www.mcacubs.com.
    
➤ ST. SCHOLASTICA
    Royalettes/Golden Blues Dance Team Camp for girls entering grades K through 12. June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. at SSA gym. Show-off performance June 13 at 12:30 p.m. Instructors: Kristen James (Royalettes) and Nicole Bonano (Golden Blues). Cost $115. Information, Kdaniel985@gmail.com. Register by May 29 for a T-shirt. There is also a Combo Dance/Cheer Camp from June 9-12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $200. Campers can attend at a discounted rate.

LEADERSHIP

➤ De La Salle
    For boys and girls entering grades 1 through 7. June 9-13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Limited to 14 campers. Camp will focus on developing leadership skills, as well as researching local leaders throughout the history of New Orleans by visiting various historical sites. Cost $300 full day. Information, Johnny Collins, 895-5717 or www.delasallenola.com.

LEARNING

➤ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL
    Crash course for the ACT examination. For students taking the test on June 14. June 9-13, 8-11:30 a.m., by ACT Prep Teacher Michael Mahoney. $150. Information, 834-5592, ext. 354 or mmahoney@rummelraiders.com.

➤ ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
    Eagle Study Skills for boys and girls entering grades 4 through 9. July 7-18, noon to 2 p.m. Designed to help students organize study materials, how to use an agenda to plan and to utilize time and energy during homework sessions. Cost $150. Information, Ms. Ximena Lopez, 888-6353.

MARTIAL ARTS

➤ YONSEI MARTIAL ARTS
    Summertime at Yonsei Martial Arts is a program for boys and girls beginning at age 3 1/2 through age 13. Kids and youth martial arts classes from June 2 through Aug. 1 at 2530 Florida Ave., Kenner. Beginning and intermediate campers will learn discipline and self-confidence. Information, 465-5353.

READING
➤ JEFFERSON PARISH PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Summer Reading Program encourages children of all ages to read. Focuses on the importance of reading and its rewards. Puppetry, writing, book-making, poetry, cartooning, music, animals, magicians, arts, crafts, storytelling. Summer 2014 theme: “Fizz, Boom, Read.” Personalized achievement certificate and backpack after reading 10 books. Reading competition for great grand prizes. Library also offers a teen program for older children. All summer reading programs are free and begin May 31 with “Librarypalooza” event featuring special performers at the East and West Bank Regional Libraries. Information, 838-1100, or jplibrary.net.

➤ NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY
    The Library’s much loved Summer Reading Program encourages students from elementary through high school to read all throughout the summer with parties, musical performances, story-telling, free food, book giveaways, reading goal certificates and much more. Online sign-up begins May 5 or sign up in person at your local library’s Summer Reading Program kickoff party May 30 at the Central City –  and Martin Luther King branches, and May 31 at other library locations. Information, 596-2588 or neworleanspubliclibrary.org.

RIDING, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

➤ ARDEN CAHILL ACADEMY
    Camp Corral for boys and girls ages 3-14. Session 1: June 2-July 3; Session 2: July 7-Aug. 8; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swimming, horseback riding, petting farm, game room, theater, discovery science, indoor/outdoor games, art, study camp, overnight camp, theater productions, football camp and more. Each session: $700. Weekly rate: $175. Varied rates for play/study or study-only option. Extended care available. Camp uniform shirts are required. Information, 392-0902 or ardencahillacademy.com.

SEWING

➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    Sew Fun 101 for girls entering grades 5 through 8. June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Covers the basic parts of the sewing machine, how to use it correctly, how to read and use patterns and how to cut out and sew fabric. Space is limited.

➤ PAULA HARDIN SEWING
    Ages 8 and up learn to sew at Metairie, Gretna and Slidell locations of Hancock Fabrics. Information, 884-9627 or paulas sewingschool.com.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPS

➤ CAMP RAINBOW &
   CAMP BUTTERFLY
    Jefferson Parish Department of Parks and Recreation offers two special-needs camps for those with developmental disabilities. Camp Rainbow, June 2-27 and July 7-25, is for children ages 6-14. Camp Butterfly, June 2-27 and July 7-25, is for ages 15-21. Both camps are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $350 for Session 1 and $263 for Session 2. Extended care available. Information, 736-6999, ext. 114, or email pmassaro@jeffparish.net.

➤  SPINA BIFIDA OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS
    Camp Friendship is a weeklong camp for children with spina bifida, ages 3 through high school. July 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Paradise Manor Community Club in River Ridge. Theme is “Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler.” Each camper will have a counselor. Meals, snacks and beverages provided, and all personal needs cared for throughout the day. There is no cost for children ages 3 and under who have spina bifida. Information, Cindy Barrios, 737-5181 or campdir@sbgno.org.

➤ ST. GERARD DEAF CAMP
    For deaf children and their hearing brothers and sisters, and hearing children of deaf parents and grandparents, ages 5-15. June 29-July 5 at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, Ponchatoula. Sponsored by the Deaf Apostolate of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Swimming, arts and crafts, sports, sign language, talent show, canoeing, movies, relay races and more. Cost $175 per child, includes meals, lodging and activities for the week. Payment plans accepted. Deadline June 16. Camp Director: Arthine V. Powers, 943–2456 or 650-2740 or gerarddeaf@arch-no.org.

SPORTS CAMPS

➤ ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART
    Several half-day sports camps are offered for girls in the new, state-of-the-art gymnasium with running track and weight room, run by experienced coaches.
    Basketball Camp for boys and girls entering grades 3 through 4, June 9-13, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; 12:30-3 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 5-8. Taught by head basketball coach Micki Andry.
    Volleyball Camp for boys and girls entering grades 3-4, June 9-13, 9-11 a.m., and a camp for boys and girls entering grades 5-8, 12:30-3 p.m. Led by Christian Vaicius.
    Speed and Conditioning Camp for boys and girls entering grades 3-4, June 2-6, 9 to 11:30 a.m., and for boys and girls entering grades 5-8, 12:30-3 p.m. Led by coach Ivan Jasper.
    All camps cost $125 per session plus $25 registration fee. Registration at www.ashrosary.org. Information, Meliss Saltaformaggio, director, 269-1230.

➤ ARCHBISHOP HANNAN
    Baseball Camp for boys ages 7-12 at Coquille Sports Park. June 2-5, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fundamentals with special emphasis on hitting, pitching and fielding. Campers will have access to indoor batting facility. Cost $125. summercamp@hannanhigh.org.
    Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 7-12. June 16-19 or July 14-17, 3:30-5:30 pm. In two sessions at the Hannan gymnasium. Instruction includes ball-handling, shooting and defensive concepts. Specialized games and shooting contests. Cost $75 per session.
    Softball Camp for girls ages 7-12. June 9-13, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Scott Lambert Baseball Facility. A week of fundamentals in pitching, catching, throwing, infield and outfield play, hitting, bunting, slapping and base-running. Campers will have access to indoor batting facility. Cost $125.
    Volleyball Camp for girls ages 7-12. June 2-5, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hannan gymnasium. Four days of fundamentals, including defensive concepts, hitting, setting and serving. Campers will also participate in a variety of competitive and fun games. Cost $100.
    Information on all camps, Thomas Huck (985) 249-6363 or e-mail summercamp@hannanhigh.org.

➤ ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL
    Baseball Academy for boys ages 6-14 by head baseball coach Nick Monica at the Rummel baseball field. June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost $125. Information, 834-5592, ext. 245 or nmonica@rummelrai ders.com.
    Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 5-13 by coach Troy Holley in the gymnasium. July 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $150. Information, 834-5592, ext. 240 or tholley@rummelraiders.com.
    Soccer Camps for boys and girls ages 6-11 by soccer coach Sean Moore. July 21-25, 8 to 11 a.m. Future/Returning Players Camp, noon-3 p.m. Cost $125. Information, 834-5592.
    
➤ ARCHBISHOP SHAW
    Baseball camp for boys ages 5-12, July 14-18 and 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All phases of the game taught by head coach and former major league pitcher Kirk Bullinger and the Shaw baseball players. Camper needs baseball pants, a glove, hat, bat and cleats. Cost $125 per session. Space is limited. Information, 340-6727.
    Basketball camp for boys ages 5-12. July 28-Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will learn the fundamentals of the game from head coach John Quilter. Cost $125. Information, 340-6727 or quilter4@archbishopshaw.us.

➤ BROTHER MARTIN
    Baseball Camp for boys 8-14, July 14-18, 9 a.m. to noon, at Farley Field. Instruction provided by the Brother Martin baseball staff and players. Separate sessions for pitchers and catchers, position players and hitting. Space limited to 60 campers. Cost $125.
    Basketball Camp for boys entering grades 3-8, July 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Conlin gymnasium. Instruction in all phases of the game taught by the Crusaders’ coaching staff and players. Space limited to 125 campers.
    Information, 283-1561 or www.brothermartin.com.

➤ CABRINI
    Volleyball Camp for boys and girls ages 8-17. July 7-10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cabrini team will assist coach Greg Castillo in teaching volleyball fundamentals. Cost $160. Information, Greg Castillo, 329-5956 or gcastillo@cabrinihigh.com.

➤ DE LA SALLE        
    Basketball Camp for boys entering grades 1 through 7. June 2-6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (morning and afternoon sessions). Campers will learn basic skills in shooting, passing, dribbling and defense from head coach Paul Kelly. Cost $175 half-day, $300 full day. Information, Johnny Collins, 895-5717 or www.delasallenola.com.
    Wrestling Camp for boys entering grades 1 through 7. June 16-20, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Campers will develop their skills on the mat. Cost $175. Information, Johnny Collins, 895-5717 or www.delasal lenola.com.
    
➤ JESUIT
    Baseball Camp for boys ages 6-12, July 23-26 and July 7-10, 8 a.m. to noon. Instruction at John Ryan Stadium. Cost $150. Information, 483-3914.
    Basketball camps: Regular camp for boys ages 11-14, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost $135. Biddy camp for boys ages 6-11, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost $135. Shooting camps for boys ages 10-14, June 2-6 and June 9-13, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost $150. Competition camp for boys ages 8-12, June 16-20, 8 a.m. to noon. Cost $145. Information, Chris Jennings, 483-3920 or Jennings@jesuitnola.com.
    Football Youth Camp for boys ages 7-14, July 28-31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Non-contact offensive, defensive and special teams drills, 7-on-7 competition, punt, pass and kick competition and introduction to strength and speed training. Cost $165 pre-registration; $180 walk-up. Information, Wayde Keiser, 483-3926.
    Lacrosse for boys entering grades 4 through 6, June 9-13, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For boys entering grades 7 through 8, June 16-19. Both camps at John Ryan Stadium.    
    Overnight camp for boys in grades 9 through 12 at St. Joseph Abbey, June 23-26. Costs range between $185-$200 for older campers. Information, 486-6631.
    Registration forms for all camps at www.jesuitnola.com.
    
➤ LOYOLA UNIVERSITY
   MIKE GIORLANDO CAMPS
    Basketball camp for boys and girls ages 6-14, Camp 1, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (9 a.m. to noon on Friday); Camp 2, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (9 a.m. to noon on Friday). Fundamentals of passing, catching, shooting, dribbling, defense and 3-on-3 and team competition. Cost $160 per week if attending both camps or $190 if pre-registered. Cost $210 for walk-ups. Information, 864-7711 or giohoops@gmail.com.
       
➤ MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY
    Volleyball Camp for girls entering grades 5 through 9, June 2-6 or June 9-13, 1 to 4 p.m. Dig It Camp is designed to improve campers’ knowledge of the game and develop skills through drill and reinforcement. The Dig Deeper camp is for girls who are experienced and ready to be further challenged. This is an advanced camp. www.mcacubs.com.
    Hoop It Up for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 16-20, 1 to 4 p.m. Camp will provide quality instruction in basketball fundamentals to improve skills in shooting, ball-handling and game play. Conducted by Coach Panos Bountovinas and the MCA basketball team. www.mcacubs.com.
    Fast Pitch Frenzy for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon. Students will focus on developing individual skills in fielding, pitching, hitting and base running. Campers will engage in skill-development drills under the supervision of the softball coaching staff. www.mcacubs.com.
    Soccer Camp for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon at Marconi Meadows. This advanced program includes training on defensive and offensive technique of goal scoring and game situations. Camp is aimed at players who are serious about scoring and are motivated to have soccer careers. Ball, shin guards and proper footwear required. Taught by Coach Pavlos Petrou. www.mcacubs.com.
    The Right Track for girls entering grades 5 through 8, June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn the rules and techniques specific to running events, relay races and field events. Held at Roosevelt Mall practice field, adjacent to Tad Gormley Stadium. www.mcacubs.com.
    Information for all camps, 288-7626; www.mtcarmelcubs.org.

➤ ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN
    Volleyball Camp for girls who have completed grades 4 through 8, June 2-6, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Developing individual skills in serving, passing, setting, spiking and blocking under the supervision of the volleyball staff.
    Basketball Camp for girls who have completed grades 4 through 8, June 9-13, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Instruction in fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling and team-building concepts under the supervision of the basketball staff.
    Softball Camp for girls who have completed grades 4 through 8, June 16-20. Campers will experience knowledge and ability in all phases of the game.
    Soccer Camp for girls who have completed grades 4 through 8, July 28-Aug. 1, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Instruction in the fundamentals of shooting, passing and team building concepts under the supervision of the soccer staff.
    Information about specific camp tuition and registration, contact Camp Director Meg Womble at mwomble@stmarysdominican.org or call 865-9401, Ext. 4129.

➤ ST. PAUL’S
    Seven sports camps for boys ages 8-14. June 2-July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will be taught the essential skills to improve their athletic abilities. Student athletes will assist. Individual camps include: Baseball, June 2-6; Football Skills, June 9-13; Wrestling, June 16-20; Basketball I, June 23-27; Lacrosse, July 7-11; Soccer, July 14-18; Basketball II, July 21-25; Speed-strength camp, July 28-Aug. 1. No equipment is needed. Cost is $195 per camp. Information, Phil Williams, director (985) 373-0225.

➤ ST. SCHOLASTICA
    Volleyball Skills Camp in two sessions for girls ages 8-11, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Instructors head coach Lauren Beattie and athletic director Charles Richard. Cost $115 per session. Campers taught to develop their basic skills and will enjoy varied instruction from the coaching staff. Campers will be grouped according to their skill level. Campers that need more advanced instruction will be evaluated and challenged according to their ability.
    Soccer Camp for girls ages 10-15. July 16-18, 5-7:30 p.m. Campers taught technical footwork and tactical skills, understanding of the game and more. Camp emphasizes individual and team play and good sportsmanship. Cost $90.
    Lacrosse Camp for girls ages 9-18, June 4-6, 8 a.m. to noon. Coach Kevin Power and current SSA players will teach campers individual skills, including cradling, scooping, dodging, throwing, catching, shooting, defensive stance and checking. Girls’ lacrosse stick is required for participation. Cost $90.
    Softball Camp for girls ages 9-14. June 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. The camp will teach the fundamentals of batting, fielding, pitching, catching and base-running through group and individual instruction while having fun in a positive and safe environment. Campers need their own equipment. Cost $115.
    Information on all camps, Wendy Bertucci, (985) 892-2540, ext. 129.

➤ URSULINE ACADEMY
    Volleyball Camp for girls. June 2-6 (ages 6-9), 5:30 to 7 p.m., and June 9-13 (ages 11-14), 9 a.m. to noon. Quality instruction by head coach Jay Jay Juan and current and former players from the 2011 and 2012 championship teams in fundamental skills through drills and reinforcement. Cost $100 per session, plus $25 registration fee, prior to May 9. Information, 212-6940 or jjuan@ursulinenewor leans.org.
    Basketball Camp for girls ages 7-14, June 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon, by Coach Andrea Williams with varsity players serving as counselors. Technical aspects of basketball, offensive and defensive techniques and an introduction to tactics. Cost $95, plus $20 registration, prior to May 30. Information, (337) 251-1266 or email awilliams @ursulineneworleans.org.
    
➤ KELLY GIBSON JUNIOR
   GOLF CAMP
    Boys and girls ages 7-17 at TPC Louisiana, June 3-5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Taught by former De La Salle great and veteran PGA Tour professional Kelly Gibson, the camp offers 18 hours of instruction by Gibson and other professional instructors. The camp includes VIP tee gifts, lunch, awards and prizes and playing opportunities during the camp. Cost $250 (limited to the first 60 participants registered by May 20). Information, 400-2455, Randy Mason 400-8013 or www.kellygibsonfoundation.org.

SCUBA

➤ HARRY’S DIVE SHOP
    Boys and girls ages 8 and up; 10 students per class. June 2-6 and July 28-Aug. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Safe diving instruction from professional staff. Cost $399 includes a T-shirt, use of SCUBA equipment, study guides, lunch, daily snacks and beverages. Information, 888-4882 or harrysdiveshop.com.

VOLUNTEERS

➤ JEFFERSON PARISH RECREATION DEPARTMENT
     The Jefferson Parish Recreation Department invites high school students needing service hours to apply for various summer programs. Contact Rebecca Bourg, coordinator, at 736-6992, daily until 3 p.m.

➤ OFFICE OF RELIGIOUS ED/CATHOLIC CHARITIES
    Four week-long sessions in which entering high school freshman through seniors serve needy. First session begins June 16; last session begins July 14. Southshore and northshore locations. Registration fee of $15 or $30. Information at www.ccano.org/volunteers/high-school-service/ or call 310-6962.

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