Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Recreational Sports and Wellness is offering several summer activities for children this summer, with everything from weeklong summer camps to swimming lessons.
Created for children ages 5 to 13, Camp Rec is an option for parents who want their children to have fun and stay physically active while developing social skills, confidence and independence, a news release said.
Camp Rec is offered weekly through July 29. Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, Camp Rec offers a variety of activities planned throughout the summer and will take place in the Pennington Student Activity Center, at University and General Pershing avenues.
New to Camp Rec this year are culinary and robotics activities.
The weekly fee of $145 for campers and $140 for siblings includes breakfast and snacks each day, as well as a Camp Rec T-shirt. Weekly field trips also are included in the camp fee. In addition to Camp Rec, Recreational Sports and Wellness also is offering a judo camp and swimming lessons this summer. Swimming lessons are offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the Kinesiology Building pool. The fee is $60 per week for Camp Rec campers and $75 per week for non-campers.
The judo camp is scheduled June 20 through July 1, Monday through Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost for the two-week camp is $175.
To register, or for more information, call (985) 549-5591.