List of summer camps and activities for 2019

(operated by individual schools or church parishes) (504) area code unless noted


Little Falcons Summer Camp for boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 through 2. Younger children will be on the Canal Street campus, 4600 Canal St. Onsite and offsite field trips, water games, inflatables, outdoor and indoor games, arts and music, STEM activities, structured play and snowballs. June 10-July 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Extended care available. Contact littlefal or 517-6628. Nancy Giacone, director of programs, and Rachael Prat, director of operations.

Christian Brothers Summer Camp for older children (entering grades 3-7) will be on the City Park campus, 8 Friederichs Ave. Certified instructors, new organized sports program, zip-lining, indoor and outdoor games, structured play, educational technology, bowling, movies, team skill-building, archery, field hockey, drama, art and crafts, guest speakers, field trips and snowballs. Lunch is included. Three two-week sessions, June 10-21, June 24-July 5, July 8-19. Extended care available. Contact Heath Barker at or 486-6770.



Hornet Summer Camp for boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 to 7, June 3-Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Extended care available. Morning prayer service, daily Bible study, gym games, art time, water fun, technology, crafts, sports, reading, math facts, field trips and visiting performers. Cost, $150 per week, $50 registration. Contact, 394-0757 or email



Boys and girls ages 5-13. June 3-July 12, 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., plus a separate camp for younger children who are St. Cletus students, ages 3-4, who stay on campus for all activities. Swimming three times a week, weekly field trips, games, outdoor activities, waterslides, snowballs, movies, skating, golf, zoo mobiles and inflatables. Daily breakfast and lunch included in camp tuition. Cost, $125 per week, plus one-time $35 registration due by May 19. Extended care is available. Contact, 366-3538 or email Camp director Wendy Usannaz.



Boys and girls entering grades K-7. June 3-July 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Extended care available. Cost, $128 a week ($75 for three days), and discounts if registering for all six weeks by April 12. Registration, $50. Information, (985) 652-4532 or



Boys and girls ages 5-11, June 3-28 and July 8-26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $730, with discounts available for multiple children in one family. Before and after care are available for an additional fee. Field trips, Space Walk, contests, dodge ball, arts and crafts, relay races, swimming, water days, magic shows and many other indoor/outdoor activities. Registration opens March 18. Contact, (985) 785-9244.



ICS Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 4-12. Session I: June 3-28; Session II: July 8-26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily swimming on campus, field trips, karaoke, line dancing, sports, game room fun, playground, arts and crafts and drama. Cost, $125 per week, plus $35 registration. Discounts for multiple children in same family. Registration April 13 from 8 a.m. to noon in Hebert Hall. Extended care available. Contact, 347-4409.



Summer at Benilde, June 3-Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., gives children from ages 3 through 12 an opportunity to live, laugh, love and learn in a safe, child-centered environment. Campers will enjoy field trips, swimming, outdoor and indoor games and inflatables. They will have the opportunity to participate in art and science activities. Tutoring programs are also available. Extended care available. Breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt are included. Camp director, Cecilia Wilson, 833-9894;;

St. Catherine of Siena Summer Camp, 105 Bonnabel Blvd., for boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 through 7 (open only to current St. Catherine of Siena School students and parishioners). Three two-week sessions, June 3-14, June 17-28 and July 1-12 (holiday July 4), 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Extended care, lunch and snacks available. Field trips, field and water days, sports, crafts, electives and daily prayer. Camp will be engaging, fun and formative. Cost, $350 per session, $675 for two sessions or $1,000 for three sessions; discounts for siblings. Registration deadline May 10. Single-week registration ($200) will be accepted starting April 1. Info, camp director Matt Orillion at 831-2688 or

For boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 through 7. Seven weekly sessions, June 3-July 19, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Students from other schools welcome. Swimming, sports, movies, parks, bowling, music, museums, karate, various enrichment programs and more. Two snacks daily included, lunch available. Cost, $175 per week, discounts for additional weeks and for multiple children. Weeks do not have to be consecutive to get the multi-week discount. Extended care available. Participants in Early Education Summer Camp must be potty-trained. Registration: March 26 and April 25, 3:30 to 6 p.m., and May 30, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., at St. Christopher Parish Center. Call Lindsay Naquin or Sarah Todd for more information, 833-5591.

Camp Jaguar for boys and girls ages 3-11 (must be potty-trained). May 28-July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost pending. Weekly field trips, swimming, indoor and outdoor play, arts and crafts, Space Walks, snowballs, theme days. Extended care available. Information to come at

Camp Crusader for boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 through 7. May 28-July 26 (no camp July 4 and 5), 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Campers are grouped for age-appropriate programs. In-house classes and presentations. Teachers offer classes in art, STEM, music, dance and sports. In-house activities brought to the camp, such as Audubon Aquavan, Bug Mobile, Zoo Mobile, Wetlands Express, snowballs and Expedition Earth. Cost, $165 per week, $1,295 for full summer (available through April 30), plus $50 registration fee (before April 30), which includes camp T-shirt. Lunch and after-care available; before-care is free. Camp directors are Beth Tusa, Janea Boyd and Oksana Mahecha. Information, 833-8224; email,;

Cougar Camp for boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 through 7. June 3-July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost, $1,100 for eight weeks; daily and weekly rates available. Sports, crafts, swimming, karate, petting zoo, skating, art, movies, computer, water slides, bowling and more. Information, 733-1433;

CampTastic! for boys and girls ages 3-13. June 3-Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Before-care is free; after-care available. Younger children, ages 3-4, will remain on campus. Field trips, bowling, zoo, guest speakers, mobile video van, Zoo-to-You visit, swim skills, arts and crafts, library and computer time, inflatables, water slide. Cost, $150 per week, with discounts available for multiple children. Registration fee ranges from $10-$50, depending on number of children. Additional fee of $15 charged if registered after May 10; campers registered before April 15 receive free camp T-shirt. Before care, beginning at 7 a.m., is free; after care is an extra charge. Breakfast, lunch and snacks available for purchase. Meet and Greet session, May 23, 6 to 8 p.m., Parishioner Center. Information, Christine Grote, 887-5600. Email,

Drama Camp, for boys and girls entering grades 1-9, June 10-July 25, 4 to 6 p.m. Indoor and outdoor theater activities that teach focus, cooperation, collaboration and confidence building. Prepare for a musical production, “Annie Jr.,” July 19-21. The camp will also feature special performances and guests from the theater profession who will teach different concepts in creative ways. Cost of seven-week program, $200 for St. Philip Neri students, $245 for other students. Sibling discounts available. Contact camp director, Stacy Taliancich Randall, to register,; 427-3340;



Boys and girls entering grades pre-K3 through 7. May 27-July 19 (no camp July 4 and 5),  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekly and four-week sessions available. Cost, $155 a week; $460 for four weeks. Discounts for multiple campers. Swimming, bowling, skating, karate, movies, laser shows, inflatables, puppet shows, storyteller, pony rides, petting zoo, train rides, Tumblebus, firemen and policemen visits, science lab, cooking classes, music and dance, games, weekly theme parties and more. Cost, $460 for four weeks; $155 per week; $35 registration fee. Discounts for multiple campers. Extended care available for additional fee. Information, camp director, Dennise Brennan,, 737-4604 (school);



For boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 to 7. May 28-Aug. 2 (no camp July 4 and 5), 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Weekly themes in science, arts and crafts, sports, Vacation Bible School and first responder, plus swimming, field trips and other on-site activities. Cost, $120 a week, with discounts for multiple siblings; family registration fee, $40; T-shirt, $12. Information, director Alex Smith,; (985) 643-3230.

Six-week summer day camp, May 27-July 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free before care starting at 7 a.m.; after care available. Boys and girls ages 5-13 can attend weekly sessions or all six weeks. Many fun activities. $40 registration fee; $120 week. 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Open house May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon; free T-shirt if campers register before May 1. Registration forms accepted Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. (985) 641-6429, (985) 641-6570; camp;

St. Margaret Mary School will host a STEAM Camp for students in grades K-7, June 17-21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camp director, principal Cathy Canter, and staff members are St. Margaret Mary teachers. Information, (985) 643-4612.






(Day camps, sports camps, activities offered by high schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans)

The Academy of Our Lady Summer Camp, 5501 Westbank Expy., Marrero, offers a wide variety of activities for both boys and girls, ages 3-12; Session 1, June 3-28; Session 2, July 8-26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Swimming, arts and crafts, sports, daily swimming (on campus), gym games, game room, line dancing and more. Registration is May 4, 8 a.m. to noon, in the gym lobby; extended care available. Cost, $125 a week plus $30 registration; discounts for multiple children. Contact, camp director Scott Walker, 341-6217;;

Academy of the Sacred Heart Summer Camp, 4301 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, for boys and girls, ages 1-13, June 10-July 26. Arts, sports, water fun, math, cheerleading, Jump Start and our ever-popular theater camp. Don’t miss the return of Creative Choice for Middle School featuring dance, music, baking, arts, fitness, yoga, sports, track and field and more. All programs are directed by experienced, qualified, and dedicated faculty and staff. Lunch is included in the tuition, and before/after-care are available for all camps. Cost, $225-275 per week, depending on camp choice. Information, 269-1230; Camp director, Meliss Saltaformaggio.

Chapelle Summer Camp and Acorn Camp, 8800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, June 3-28 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Acorn Camp is open to girls entering grades 1-3. Summer Camp is open to girls entering grades 4-7. Select customized camp schedules to fit each individual camper. Our new and improved program will allow campers to make lasting memories through spirited team builders, weekly themed activities and shared Chapelle traditions. Teachers, alumnae and current students supervise the camp. Extended care available. Cost, $160 per week plus one-time $30 registration fee. Registration now open. Camp director, Emily Radcliffe, ’11. Information, 467-3105;;

Little Hawk Day Camp, 71324 Hwy. 1077 Covington, for boys and girls, ages 5-12, June 3-21 and June 24-July 12, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camp holiday July 4. Field trips to Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Kids & Family Arena, Randazzos, Maritime Museum, Children’s Museum of St. Tammany, CLAPS, fire station, movie theaters and more. Enjoy arts and crafts, petting zoos, karate demonstrations, sports, games and waterslides. Online registration only. Contact: (985) 249-6363;;; camp director Ashley Puntila; cost, $165 per week. Discounts for early registration (by April 30) and multiple siblings available. Extended care also available.

Archbishop Hannan Sports Camps: All sports campers who register by May 1 will receive a Hannan Athletics T-shirt. Online registration only. Information, or contact Director Ashley Faucheux at (985) 249-6363 or summer   

Baseball, boys, ages 7-12, May 28-31, 8:30 a.m. to noon,  $150, Coquille Sports Park. Info: Head baseball coach Paul Wineski,

Basketball, boys and girls, ages 7-13, May 28-31, 12:30 to 4 p.m., $150. Info: Head basketball coach Errol Gauff,

Soccer, boys, ages 7-13, June 10-14, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., $165, Hawk Field. Info: Head soccer coach Trey Labat,

Volleyball, ages 7-12, May 28-31, 8:30 a.m. to noon, $160, Hannan gym. Info, head coach Bekki Bonnaffee,


Archbishop Rummel Day Camp, 1901 Severn Ave., Metairie, for boys and girls, ages 5-12, May 27-July 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Indoor games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming and field trips. The safety and well-being of each child is vitally important. Info, 834-5592;; register online, at; extended care available. Cost by the week or choose a discounted seven-week package. Camp director, Kevin Carrigee.

Archbishop Rummel Arts and Athletics SpecialtyPrograms will  be offered in football, baseball, basketball, soccer and wrestling. Age requirements vary for each camp. For more information, visit and click on “summer camp information.” Camp directors are coach Frank Cazeaux (baseball); coach Graham Jarrott (football); coach Scott Thompson (basketball); coach Rod Cusachs (wrestling); coach Justin Dumestre (soccer). Register online at

Archbishop Shaw Summer Experience, 1000 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, for boys and girls, ages 4-12, June 3-July 12, 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Daily activities include swimming, games and sports. Information, camp director Warren Gabriel, (985) 327-8945; Archbishop Shaw also will host sports camps coordinated by Archbishop Shaw coaches in football, basketball, baseball, soccer, wrestling, dancing and cheerleading.

Crusader Camp, 4401 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, for boys, ages 6-12, May 27-July 3, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activity and sport concentrations as well as art, reading, games and puzzles, computer, swimming, movies and field trips are offered. Info: 283-1561, ext. 3022;;; camp director, Robert Dauterive; cost, $150 per week and $90 for last week’s session or $750 for all six weeks. Discounts for registration by April 19; deadline for registration and fees May 17. Before-care free, after-care available until 4 p.m.; lunch available for $25 per week. Discounts for multiple siblings. Info,; or call Patty Larkin at 283-1561, ext. 3022.

Brother Martin Specialty Camps in baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling and study skills/test prep (fees, dates and ages vary for each camp) will be held. Instruction for all specialty camps will be provided by Brother Martin staff or varsity coaches and players. Info, or Patty Larkin, 283-1561, ext. 3022.

Camp Cabrini, 1400 Moss St., New Orleans, for girls and boys entering grades 1-7; five weekly sessions, May 27-June 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Swimming, fishing, sewing, cooking, STEM, sports, volleyball, basketball, dance, cheer, games, arts and crafts, painting, drama, softball, kickball, movies, pool games, soccer, media, jewelry making and more. Friday Extravaganzas featuring special activities or field trips. Info: 482-1193; Director Lisa Dubus. Cost, $150 per week, $60 non-refundable registration fee. Extended care available. Fees due by May 24.

Cabrini Arts Camp for  girls and boys entering grades 5-8, July 8-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (cost, $250) or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (cost, $300). Drama, singing, instrumental music and movement with a showcase Friday afternoon. Info:; directors, Elizabeth Argus, Caroline Harris and Meghan Kessel; 482-1193.

Cabrini Sports Camps include:

Basketball camp, girls and boys, grades 1-7, July 8-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $150 plus $20 registration fee; head coach Nancy Walsh;, 482-1193, ext. 389.

Volleyball, girls and boys, entering grades 1-7, July 15-18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $150 plus $20 registration fee; coach Kasey Laird-Dennies;, 482-1193, ext. 387.

Soccer, girls entering grades 1-7, July 1-5 (off July 4), 8 to 11 a.m.,  $120 plus $20 registration; coach Ryan Hodkinson,, 482-1193, ext. 369.

Softball, girls entering grades 1-7, July 22-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,  $150 plus $20 registration; coach Sydney Loupe,, (985) 640-9424.


Holy Cross Summer Camp, 5500 Paris Ave., New Orleans, for boys and girls, ages 4-12, two, three-week sessions, June 3-21 and June 24-July 12, 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Field trips, swimming, math, reading, science, computer, art, music, karate, wrestling, football, basketball, baseball, soccer, cheerleading/dance, drama, sports clinics and water activities. Info: 942-2434;; register at $500 per three-week session or $195 per week for one child, discounts for multiple children. Extended care free (7:30 to 8:45 a.m. and 2:45 to 5:30 p.m.); non-refundable registration fee of $35 ($50 after May 1). Camp director, Phil White, ’06.


Jesuit Day Camp, 4133 Banks St., New Orleans, for boys, ages 5-12. Two, three-week sessions, June 3-21 and June 24-July 12 (no camp July 4 and 5), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Three-week camp is $410; six-week camp is $700 . Weekly rates, sibling discounts, lunch and extended care available. Registration includes two T-shirts. Field trips, tours, swimming, sports, movies, picnics and more. Info: Camp director, Troy Baglio,, 251-1204. Early registration ends on May 24 at 4 p.m. Any registrations received after that time will be charged a one-time fee of $50.

Jesuit Sports Camps include:

Jesuit Basketball Camps (four separate camps) for boys, ages 5-13. Head basketball coach Chris Jennings offers daily instruction of fundamentals covering areas of ball handling, shooting, passing, and defensive play. There is also team play, individual competition and instructional videos.

Four camps are as follows:

Jay Kids Camp, ages 5-7, May 30-31, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost, $75.

Biddy Basketball Camp I, ages 6-11, June 3-7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost, $265 for full-day camp or $165 for morning session and $130 for afternoon session.

Biddy Basketball Camp II, ages 6-11, June 10-14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost, $265 for full-day camp or $165 for morning session and $130 for afternoon session.

Basketball Camp III, ages 8-13, June 17-21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost, $265 for full-day camp or $165 for morning session and $130 for afternoon session.

Jesuit Baseball Camp, for boys, ages 6-12, June 3-6 and June 24-27, 8 a.m. to noon, at John Ryan Stadium. One-on-one instruction, skills checklist, hitting, fielding, base running, and coach-pitched games. Directed by head baseball coach Kenny Goodlett and his staff. Cost, $150.

Jesuit Soccer Camp for boys, ages 9-18, July 29-Aug. 2, 6 to 9 p.m., at John Ryan Stadium. Opportunity to develop skills and receive instruction from head soccer coach Hubie Collins. Cost, $195. Info, 722-6710 or


Mount Carmel Summer Camps, 7027 Milne Blvd., New Orleans, offer a vast array of specialty camps for girls entering grades 5-8, and junior camps for girls entering grades 2-4. June 3-28. Morning sessions, 9 a.m. to noon; afternoon sessions, 1 to 4 p.m. Extended care available. Cost, $35 registration per child before May 1; $40 after May 1. Camp fees, $80 to $105 per session. Check website for comprehensive list of offerings. Camp director, Denna Cheramie. Registration available online ( through May 24. Information,; 288-7626.


Pope John Paul II Summer Sports Camps, 1901 Jaguar Drive, Slidell, will be offered in June and July in the following sports: football, boys’ basketball, boys’ and girls’ soccer, and girls’ volleyball. Dates and times are being finalized. Check back at or call (985) 649-0914.


Junior Purple Knights Summer Camp, 2600 A.P. Tureaud Ave., New Orleans, offers four weekly sessions for boys in grades 4-7, June 3-28, 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tons of summer fun with sports, creative arts, adventure, STEM projects and more. Cost, $175 per week, with a $30 registration fee that includes a camp T-shirt.  Extended care available. Register online at Information, 944-2424 or; camp director, Kenneth McNair.


DominiCamp, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, for girls, entering grades 5-9, June 3-21, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Do-“mini” Chefs, jewelry making, dance, math mania, Domini-tectives, TechTastic, science quest and drama. Information: 865-9401, ext. 5004;;; camp director, Meg Womble; cost, $620 for three weeks; $435 for two weeks; $220 for one week. Extended care available.

Jumpin’ for Joy Camp for girls, entering grades 2-5, June 3-21, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; enjoy arts and crafts, cheerleading, music and much more. Information: 865-9401, ext. 5004;;; camp director, Meg Womble; cost, $375 for three weeks; $265 for two weeks; $175 for one week. Extended care available.

St. Mary’s Dominican’s Sports Camps for girls, entering grades 5-9. Information: 865-9401, ext. 5004; ;;; cost, $125 for each sports camp.

Volleyball, June 3-7, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Basketball, June 10-14, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Soccer, June 17-20, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (at Playmakers Indoor Sports; optional transportation available to and from Dominican).

St. Mary’s Dominican’s Specialized Camps for girls, entering grades 5-9. Information, 865-9401, ext. 5004; mwomble@stmarys; cost, $125 for each specialized camp.

Band, June 3-7, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Drama, June 10-14, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Studio Art, June 17-21, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


St. Paul’s Sports Camps, 917 Jahncke Ave., Covington, for boys ages 8-14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost, $220;; (985) 892-3200.

Baseball, June 3-7

Wrestling, June 3-7

Football, June 10-14

Soccer, June 17-21

Speed/Strength, June 24-28

Basketball, July 8-12 and July 15-19

Lacrosse, July 15-19

St. Paul’s Specialty Camps include:

Theater Camp, for boys and girls, ages 9-13, two sessions, June 3-7 and June 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon, St. Paul’s Alumni Theatre; cost, $170; (985) 892-3200.

Media Camp, for boys and girls entering grades 7-12, June 17-21, 1 to 4 p.m.; (985) 892-3200.

Biomedical Science Camp, for boys and girls entering grades 4-7, July 17-19, 9 a.m. to noon.


St. Scholastica Specialty and Sports Camps, 122 S. Massachusetts St., Covington, has several specialty camps in sports, the arts, STEM, cheer and dance. For all programs, contact (985) 892-2540 or go to and search for “summer.”

Basketball Camp, for girls entering grades 4-8, June 17-21, 1 to 4 p.m., in the SSA gym. Directed by coach Elicia Ocmond. Cost, $115.

Sculpting Camp, for boys and girls entering grades 4-8, June 10-14, 9 a.m. to noon. Directed by Peter Bertucci, digital media teacher and eighth-grade studio art teacher. Create a 3-D wire armature sculpture of your favorite character. Cost, $150.

Cartooning Camp, for boys and girls entering grades 4-8, June 17-21, 9 a.m. to noon. Directed by Peter Bertucci, digital media teacher. Learn the basics of cartoon design with an introduction into animation. Cost, $150.

Movie Making Camp, for boys and girls entering grades 4-8. Three sessions: June 3-7, June 10-14 and June 17-21, all from 1 to 4 p.m.. Directed by Peter Bertucci, digital media teacher. Learn how to make a short digital movie, from concept to post-production editing. Cost, $150.

Cheer and Dance Combo Camp, for girls entering grades K-5, June 10-14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with showoff at noon on Friday in the SSA gym. Learn various cheer and dance techniques. Cost, $175.

STEM Design Challenge, for boys and girls entering grades 4-8, June 3-7 and June 17-21, 9 a.m. to noon. Instructor, SSA science teacher Kyle Smith. Campers will explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math topics. Cost, $175 per week.

Volleyball Camp, for girls entering grades 4-8, June 3-7, 9 a.m. to noon, SSA gym. Directed by coach Pete Bertucci and athletic director Charles Richard. Campers of all ability levels welcomed. Cost, $115.


Camp U: A Camp for Every Girl, 2635 State St., New Orleans, offers four individual camp styles for girls to mix and match with their interests and schedules: Camp Invention (creative problem solving), Camp Create (arts, music, creative writing), Camp Starstruck (theater, improv games, makeup and production of “Cinderella”) and  Camp of Champions (sports and cheer). Camps are for girls ages 2 through 8th grade. Explore everything from STEM to soccer, singing to ceramics. Extended care and lunch programs are available. Info,; 861-9150.

Ursuline Academy Sports Camps, for girls, ages 7-14. All sports sessions are offered from 9 a.m. to noon.

Volleyball (May 28-31)

Softball (June 3-7)

Basketball (Session 1, June 3-7; Session 2, July 29-Aug. 2)

Cheer (June 24-28); Dance (June 24-28)

Running (July 8-12)

Soccer (July 22-26).

The Cheer, Dance, Running and Soccer camps offer an optional half-day Camp of Champions and half-day Camp Create. For more information, go to or email or call 861-9150





Audubon Zoo Camp for boys and girls entering grades pre-K4 to 5 (must be 4 by June 1). Session I, June 3-28, and Session II, July 8-Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will get behind-the-scenes access to the acclaimed Audubon Zoo. Learn about favorite animals and express creativity through arts and crafts. Cool Zoo Splash Park is part of the weekly schedule. Cost, $260 a week for members, $310 a week for non-members. Extended care available. Limited number of scholarships available. Registration has begun. Info,; 861-5103.

Audubon Zoo Explorers Summer Camp for boys and girls entering grades 6-8 (new age level for 2019). For campers interested in animals, the outdoors and life sciences. Session I, June 3-28, and Session II, July 8-Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will explore nature and animal science topics through a schedule of arts and crafts, daily visits to zoo exhibits. Hands-on activities, animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours and more. Cost, $315 a week for members, $365 a week for non-members. Extended care available. Limited number of scholarships available. Registration has begun. Info,; 861-5103.

Southshore camp, 720 Elise Ave., Metairie, for boys and girls ages 8 weeks old (by June 1) to 13 years. Offers an eight-week session June 10-Aug. 2 ($1,810) or six-week session, June 10-July 19 ($1,450). 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Optional part-time camp available. Swimming, ceramics, arts and crafts, tennis, team sports, computer activities, cookouts on Southshore campus. Open house April 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info, 733-0472,

Northshore camp, 25 Patricia Drive, Covington, for boys and girls ages 8 weeks to 12 years. June 10-July 26 (no camp week of July 4). $275 per week. Swimming, ceramics, arts and crafts, tennis, team sports, computer activities, cookouts, nature trails, scientific experiments and more. Open house April 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Info, (985) 892-4415,





Vacation Bible School, 1908 Short St., Kenner, June 3-14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for children who have completed grades K-7. Cost, $75 per week. Deadline, May 24. Information, or 214-2505.

Vacation Bible School, ROAR! Life is Wild, God is Good!” 306 St. Mary St., Madisonville, June 3-7, 9 a.m. to noon. Online registration opening soon at Contact Sheri Williams at (985) 845.7342 or Cost, $60.

Vacation Bible School with the theme, “Birthday Blast: A Celebration of Life,” will be offered for boys and girls in pre-K4 through grade 4. Have a fun, faith-filled getaway during summer vacation. June 17-21, 9 a.m. to noon, 887-7821.

For boys and girls entering pre-K4 through grade 6. July 8-12, 9 a.m. to noon. Bible-learning activities, songs, science fun, exploring environment for God sightings, daily closing celebration. Information, 888-6353.

Camp Assisi VBS “ROAR! Life is Wild, God is Good!” 631 State St., July 29-Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open to children entering grades pre-K4 through 5. Children in sixth grade and up can volunteer. Cost, $50 for first child and $25 for each additional child, includes T-shirt and snack. Registration deadline, June 30, Christi Schott, 891-4479,

Vacation Bible School, 444 Metairie Road, Metairie, July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to noon. Directed by Claudia Todaro, 834-0348; Cost, $45.




Boys-only and girls-only one-week camp sessions for those completing grades 2 though 8, 77002 KC Camp Road, Covington. There are four, one-week sessions for boys offered June 2-June 29. The four, one-week sessions for girls (June 30-July 27) are at capacity, but parents can register online to be placed on the wait list ( through the “parent portal”). Overnight accommodations sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ CYO, Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office. Swimming, boating, team sports, arts and crafts, archery, fishing, music and more in a natural setting. Opportunities for Mass, eucharistic adoration, confession. Per-session cost of $409 a week includes all activities, lodging, three daily meals, snacks and T-shirt. Registration is first-come, first-served. Information, (985) 327-7240, Register at

For boys in grades 5-7, June 2-8, at Camp Bocamb, 81495 Hwy. 437, Covington. Arrive by 6 p.m. on Sunday and depart after the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Saturday. Camp is a youth ministry program allowing boys to grow in knowledge of the Catholic faith and friendship with Christ. The legend of the Realm of Argentus is lived out in real time by the campers. Cost, $495.  Legionaries of Christ Fathers Gregory Usselmann and Zachary Dominguez are camp directors. Information, (203) 631-8867;;

Also, a Leadership Camp @Bocamb for boys, ages 13 and up. June 11-15. A challenging, mission oriented, age-tailored experience. Cost, $285 per child.

Camp directors and Fathers Dominguez and Usselmann.

Catholic residential camp for boys and girls, ages 6-17, is celebrating its 80th anniversary and its selection as No. 1 overnight camp. Camp is located in Fairview, Tennessee, 17 miles from Nashville. Horseback riding, arts and crafts, nature hikes, canoeing, archery and more. It offer two- and three-week options for girls and one- and two-week options for boys. Information, (615) 799-0410,

A day and resident camp, 304 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, for boys and girls ages 8-15, June 9-July 12. Sailing, water skiing, archery, field sports father-and-son camp and more. Also, one-week specialty camps (July 8-12) are offered in coding, marine biology, STEM and water sports. There is a father-and-son camp July 6-7. Cost, $360 per week for day camp, $775 per week for resident camp and $2,875 for four-week resident camp. Information, (228) 467-9057, ext. 277; email,;




Intensive ballet workshop for girls and boys, ages 8 and up, June 10-15, taught by Arkadiy and Katya Orohovsky; also, Intro to the World  of Dance Camp for boys and girls, ages 2-5, June 24-28, 4916 Canal St., New Orleans. Info, 482-0038;




Summer Music Festival, June 3-7; Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Two orchestras, for boys and girls, ages 7-12 and 12-19, participate in weeklong collaboration with professional musicians at all practices and in a public performance. Cost, $350 if paid before April 1 ($450 after April 1). Information:;; 861-1801.

Summer Orchestras, Tuesdays, June 25-July 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. No audition necessary. Placement is based on proficiency and enrollment is first-come, first-served. Final public concert July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Loyola University Communication and Music Complex. Cost, $175 if paid before April 1 ($250 after April 1). Information,;; 861-1801.




Offers “Learn to Sew” courses at Hobby Lobby in Harahan, Harvey, Covington and Slidell for children ages 8 and up. Info,; 884-9627.




Ascension of Our Lord Recreation in LaPlace will hold summer baseball registration on April 7 and 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school lobby, 1809 Greenwood Drive. Competition categories are T-Ball, boys’ baseball and girls’ softball. Info, director Mike Abbate, (985) 652-5041 or Practices will begin in early May, and games will start in late May and continue until the last week of July. All games will be played at Ascension of Our Lord School.




Scuba Ranger Camps for boys and girls, ages 8 and up, June 3-7, June 24-28 and July 22-26, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4709 Airline Drive, Metairie. Experience the weightlessness of an astronaut and the freedom of a fish. Cost, $425 per session. Year-round swimming lessons also available, ages 6 months and up. Info, 888-4882,




St. Edward the Confessor Summer Reading and Math Clinics, 4901 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, June 4-July 5, with pre-testing dates May 28, 29, 30. Students receive 50 minutes of daily instruction for five weeks. Cost, $300 per course plus $15 book fee and $25 registration. Information, Aimee Gardner, 888-6353,

St. Michael School, 1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans, offers a six-week camp for students with mild to moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities who attend St. Michael School. Camp activities include arts and crafts, games, academic enrichment, sports and field trips. Cost, $175 per week and one-time registration fee of $45. Camp directors are Pam Strohmeyer and Kelly Oser.






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