Protecting You/Protecting Me summer camp, sponsored by the Livingston Parish Students Against Destructive Decisions, will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9 to June 13 at Gray’s Creek Elementary, 11400 La. 1033, Denham Springs.

The free safety and prevention camp is for children in kindergarten through fifth grades. Youths will be taught by trained high school students who are alcohol-, tobacco- and drug-free, organizers said.

The program teaches children about brain development and growth, the risks of alcohol exposure to the developing brain, vehicle safety, health, personal safety, communication skills, media awareness and the importance of protecting themselves by making good decisions. Campers learn this information through age-specific group activities, role discussions, exploring real life topics and issues and parent involvement, organizers said.

Register online at www.lpsadd.org.

SPCA event

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Livingston will host the Dog Days of Summer event Saturday and May 31 at PetsMart, 1653 Millerville Road, Baton Rouge.

An adoption donation covers the cost of spay or neuter, vaccinations, worming and flea control. For information, go to www.livingstonspca.com.

Art camps

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish will host summer art camps in June.

“Art Sizzle,” drawing and painting for children, will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 23 through June 27 for students in grades second through sixth at 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs.

“Art through the Ages,” a children’s summer art camp for boys and girls, will be from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 9 through June 18. The camp is open to students currently enrolled in first through fifth grades and will be at South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson.

“Children’s Summer 2014 Drawing and Painting Art Classes” will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 23 through June 26 at South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson. The camp is available to students currently enrolled in second through sixth grades.

Visit artslivingston.org or call South Live Oak (225) 667-9330.

June art reception

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish will host a free art exhibit and reception from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14 at the Arts Council Gallery, inside of the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs.

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish art exhibit will feature Southeastern Louisiana University alumni artists Donna Bencaz, Kerry Curtin, Mary Felder, Paulette Ferguson, Kristina Guyban and Jill Rabalais.

The exhibit will open from June 2 through June 27. Visit www.ArtsLivingston.org for information.

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at Florida@theadvocate.com.