New Orleans-area 2018 summer camp guide: General/Varied Offerings_lowres

Vocals are among the many aspects of jazz music taught at the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp.

GENERAL/ VARIED OFFERINGS

Academy of the Sacred Heart

4301 St. Charles Ave., (504) 269-1230; www.ashrosary.org/summercamp

Ages: 1-13 years old, coed

Dates: June 5-July 20

Tuition: $225-$275 per week

A range of camps is available, including all-girl and all-boy sessions, Creative HeARTS, theater camps and sessions specializing in cheerleading, sports and more. Extended care is available.

Archbishop Rummel Summer Day Camp

1901 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 834-5592; www.rummelraiders.com

Ages: 5-12 years old, coed

Dates: May 28-July 13

Tuition: $150 per week, $840 for seven weeks

Activities include games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming and field trips. The school also offers specialty camps for children 6-16 years old in basketball, football, baseball, wrestling, soccer, theater, band and weightlifting.

Arden Cahill Academy Camp Corral

3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna, (504) 392-0902; www.ardencahillacademy.com

Ages: 3-14 years old, coed

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: $180 per week, $800 per session

Attractions at the five-week sessions include a petting farm, horseback riding, swimming, art, sports, theater, computer lab, games, fishing, a water slide, archery, academic enrichment and more.

Ascension of Our Lord Summer Camp 1809 Greenwood Drive, LaPlace, (985) 652-4532; www.aolcrusaders.org

Ages: 2 years old-seventh grade, coed

Dates: June 4-July 20, prekindergarten; June 4-July 13, kindergarten-seventh grade

Tuition: $465 per month, prekindergarten; $125 per week, kindergarten-seventh grade

There are water activities, games, Bingo, movies, visits from the Audubon Nature Center's Aquavan, magic shows, mini Olympics, scavenger hunts, karaoke, inflatable structures and more.

Camp Audubon 428 Broadway St., (504) 324-7100; www.auduboncharter.com

Ages: 4-12 years old, coed

Dates: June 11-July 20

Tuition: $400 per three-week session

Each session includes activities centered around art, science, sports and more, and there are weekly field trips. Extended care is available.

Camp Cabrini

1400 Moss St., (504) 482-1193; www.cabrinihigh.com/camp

Ages: First-seventh grade, coed

Dates: May 28-June 29

Tuition: $150 per week

Fishing, swimming, sewing, cooking, arts and crafts, painting, jewelry making, sports, cheerleading and science are among the activities at weekly camp sessions. Cabrini also offers specialty camps and clinics in drama, choral music, STEM, sports and more.

Camp Crusader at St. Louis King of France

1600 Lake Ave., Metairie, (504) 833-8224; www.slkfschool.com/camp-crusader

Ages: 4 years old-seventh grade, coed

Dates: May 29-July 27

Tuition: $165 per week, $1,295 for nine weeks (until April 30)

Daily programming includes art, STEM, sports, music, dance, swimming or water play and more. There also are special presentations and other activities.

Camp Kaleidoscope

Cedarwood School, 607 Heavens Drive, Mandeville, (985) 845-7111; www.cedarwoodschool.com

Ages: 2-6 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: $220 per week (before May 1)

The weeklong sessions have themes such as "Down on the Farm," "Clowning Around" and "Summer Olympic Games" and include mud, sand and water play, literature, puppets, plays, ecology, picnics, gardening, cooking, computers, art, music, dance and special guests.

Camp Trinity

Trinity Episcopal School, 1315 Jackson Ave., (504) 579-9664; www.trinitynola.org/page/school-life/camp-trinity

Ages: 18 months-14 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-29, July 30-Aug. 15

Tuition: $175 per week, half-day camp; $300 per week,full-day camp

There is a range of options for campers, including magic tricks, acting, ballet, rocketry, photography, sing-a-longs, fashion design, robotics, sports, games and more. Extended care is available.

Camp Walden at the Waldorf School of New Orleans

517 Soraparu St., Suite 101, (504) 525-2420; www.waldorfnola.org

Ages: 6-14 years old, coed

Dates: July 16-Aug. 3

Tuition: $200-$750

Waldorf movement teacher Lila Campbell leads the camp, which includes sports, water play, games, crafts, outdoor activities and more.

Cardinal Camp St. Andrew's Episcopal School, 8012 Oak St., (504) 861-3743; www.saesnola.org

Ages: Kindergarten-fifth grade, coed

Dates: June 4-29

Tuition: $235 per week

Activities at the weeklong sessions include sports, art, science, water play, laser tag, weekly field trips and special guests.

Castletree Camp

St. George's Episcopal School, 923 Napoleon Ave., (504) 891-5509; www.stgeorgesepiscopal.com/castletree/15846

Ages: First-sixth grade, coed

Dates: June 4-29, July 9-27

Tuition: $300 per week, $800-$1,000 per session

Campers choose three different activities a day from options including STEM programs, digital photography, sports, games, arts and crafts and cooking. There also are special guests and special events. Extended care is available.

Christian Brothers School Day Camp — Canal Street

4600 Canal St., (504) 488-4426; www.cbs-no.org

Ages: Prekindergarten-second grade, coed

Dates: June 4-July 13

Tuition: $340 per two-week session (before May 15)

Games, arts and crafts, field trips and special events are among the offerings.

Christian Brothers School Day Camp — City Park

New Orleans City Park, 8 Friedrichs Ave., (504) 486-6770; www.cbs-no.org

Ages: Third-seventh grade, coed

Dates: June 4-July 13

Tuition: $290 per two-week session

Games, arts and crafts, field trips and special events are among the offerings.

City Park Movement and Art

4300 Dumaine St., (504) 390-7482; www.cityparkmovementandart.com

Ages: 2 1/2-15 years old, coed

Dates: May 29-July 27

Tuition: $100-$400

There are four different sessions of camp: a sewing intensive, fine arts intensive, dance intensive and Tween Girl Camp, as well as weekly classes in art, dance, theater and yoga.

Creation Sensation

Christ Episcopal School, 80 Christwood Blvd., Covington, (985) 705-2577; www.christepiscopalschool.org

Ages: Prekindergarten-seventh grade, drama camp ages 8-16 years old

Dates: June 4-22

Tuition: $225 per week, drama camp $575 for three weeks

There is a wide range of activities including art, athletics, canoeing, robotics, science, animation and cheerleading. There's also a three-week drama camp.

Excite All Stars Rock 'N Summer 2018

Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, (504) 218-2607; www.exciteallstars.org

Ages: 6-15 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: $340-$600

The camp has a full slate of offerings, including STEM, sports, archery, tennis and golf lessons, ultimate Frisbee, basketball clinics, arts and crafts, music classes, dance, cooking, teen camp and field trips. Week six features an overnight camp at Fountainebleau State Park.

Holy Cross Summer Camp 5500 Paris Ave., (504) 942-1884; www.holycrosstigers.com

Ages: 4-12 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 13

Tuition: $185 per week, $475 per three-week session

The camp offers activities ranging from swimming, art, science, math, reading, drama and cheerleading to field trips. There also are specialized athletic clinics. Extended care is included in tuition.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church & School

1 N. Marigold Drive, Covington, (985) 892-6146; www.myholytrinity.org

Ages: 2-8 years old, coed

Dates: May 21-July 27

Tuition: $200 per week

Each week of camp has a theme around which activities are planned. There also are field trips.

Jefferson Elementary Summer Camp

4440 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, (504) 733-9461; www.jpschools.org

Ages: 5-11 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: To be determined

The camp offers a variety of activities, including arts and crafts and field trips.

Jefferson Parish Recreation Department

Various locations, (504) 736-6999; www.jprd.org

Ages: Varies by camp location, coed

Dates: June 5-30, July 10-Aug. 4

Tuition: Varies by camp

There are arts and crafts, skits, games, field trips, swimming and more at camps held at the Mike Miley Playground, Little Farms Playground, Girard Playground, Cleary Playground and Jefferson Playground. Age groups vary by location. Extended care is available.

Jesuit Day Camp

Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St., (504) 251-1204; www.jesuitnola.org/ summercamps Ages: 5-12 years old, boys

Dates: June 4-July 13

Tuition: $410 for three-week session, $700 six-week session

Camp activities include swimming, bowling, softball, kickball, laser tag, movies, flag football, basketball, field trips, tours and picnics.

JCC Summer Camps

Jewish Community Center, 3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, (504) 887-5158; 5342 St. Charles Ave., (504) 897-0143; www.nojcc.org

Ages: 3 years old-eighth grade (Metairie), 21 months old-eighth grade (Uptown)

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: Varies by age Both locations of the camp offer sports, drama, art, Israeli cultural activities, swimming and field trips. Teenage campers also can choose photography, tennis, cooking and more. The JCC Uptown also offers a sports camp.

The Jimmy Club Day Camp

11842 River Road, St. Rose, (303) 319-1211; www.jimmyclubdaycamp.com

Ages: 5-10 years old, girls

Dates: June 4-29

Tuition: $1,000

The traditional day camp offers a variety of activities including archery, cheerleading, dance, swimming, tennis, sports and special events.

Kidcam Summer Camp at Baby Cakes Field

6000 Airline Drive, Metairie, (877) 454-3226; www.kidcamcamps.com

Ages: 5-13 years old, coed

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: $140 per week

Weekly field trips, swimming, arts, science, sports and other activities are offered at the camp.

Kidcam Summer Camp at Bissonet Country Club

5400 Irving St., Metairie, (877) 454-3226; www.kidcamcamps.com

Ages: 5-13 years old, coed

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: $150 per week

There's swimming, weekly field trips and lots of other activities at this camp.

Kidcam Summer Camp at City Park

1 Stadium Drive, New Orleans City Park, (504) 274-1404; www.kidcamcamps.com

Ages: 5-13 years old, coed

Dates: May 21-Aug. 3

Tuition: $190 per week

There are field trips, swimming, amusement rides and other activities based on weekly themes.

Kids Community Kingdom Summer Camp

1271 N. Lee Road, Covington, (985) 892-0765; www.kidscommunitykingdom.org

Ages: 6-9 years old, coed

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: $150 per week

There's a playground and splash pad for outdoor play, indoor inflatables, science projects and an art room.

Kuumba Institute Summer Camp

1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 314-0301; www.ashecac.org

Ages: 6-16 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 20

Tuition: $300 one child, $450 two siblings, $600 three siblings

Cultural arts programming includes African drumming, dance, drama, visual arts and poetry. There's also yoga, swimming, photography and more. Breakfast, lunch and a snack are included, and extended care is available.

Longue Vue Summer 'Scapes

Camp 7 Bamboo Road, (504) 488-5488; www.longuevue.com/summerscapes

Ages: 5-10 years old, coed

Dates: June-July

Tuition: $275 per week, $225 Longue Vue members

Activities include art, gardening and nature, birdwatching, bookmaking, arts and crafts and more.

Memorial Baptist Summer Camp

5701 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 887-0533; www.mbsmetairie.org

Ages: Kindergarten-12 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-Aug. 3

Tuition: $135 per week

There's an indoor game room, trampoline area, swimming, sports, movies and field trips weekly. Extended care is available.

Mount Carmel Academy Summer Camp

7027 Milne Blvd., (504) 288-7626; www.mcacubs.com

Ages: Second-eighth grade, girls

Dates: June 4-29

Tuition: $80-$105 per week

Campers make their own schedules, choosing from a selection of classes and activities including art, science, dance, sports, cheerleading, cooking, design, acting and more. Extended care is available.

National WWII Museum Summer Spy Camp 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944, ext. 466; www.nationalww2museum.org/spy-camp

Ages: Third-sixth grade, coed

Dates: July 2-13

Tuition: $245 per one-week session, $195 for museum members

Campers use World War II situations as background for field exercises they complete as training to become "special museum agents."

NORD-Youth Summer Camps

5420 Franklin Ave., (504) 658-3052 or (504) 658-3049; www.nordc.org/activities/summer-camp

Ages: 4-17 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: Free-$30 per week

New Orleans Recreation Development Commission partners with organizations across the city to offer enrichment activities in science, technology, engineering and math, visual arts, dance, cooking, performing arts, academics, sports and music. There are weekly field trips, swimming and free breakfast and lunch.

Newman Summer

Isidore Newman School, 1903 Jefferson Ave., (504) 896-6297; www.newman- summer.com

Ages: Prekindergarten-12th grade, coed

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: Starts at $396

The school offers four summer programs: day camp, with a range of activities; theater conservatory; sports; academics and enrichment.

Ogden Museum Summer Camps

925 Camp St., (504) 539-9608; www.ogdenmuseum.org/camps

Ages: Second-12th grade, coed

Dates: June 11-Aug. 3

Tuition: $405-$500 per session

Through a series of small, specialized camps, children can explore fashion, photography, painting, printmaking, puppetry, art and more, led by art professionals. There will be a final show or exhibition of campers' work at the end of each session.

Pleasant Zion Summer Enrichment

3317 Toledano St., (504) 821-0620; www.newcitynola.com

Ages: 6-12 years old, coed

Dates: June 11-July 20

Tuition: $65 Children will participate in arts and crafts, cooking, leadership develop- ment activities and reading comprehension exercises.

St. Augustine's Pre-School Days of Discovery Summer Camp

3412 Haring Road, Metairie, (504) 887-4801; www.staugustinesdayschool.weebly.com

Ages: 2-6 years old, coed

Dates: June 11-July 27

Tuition: $125 per week full day, $75 per week half-day

There are weekly themes, plus music and movement, arts and crafts, cooking, movies, picnics, water play, games and more.

St. Cletus Summer Camp

3610 Claire Ave., Gretna, (504) 366-3538; www.stcletus.com

Ages: 5-13 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-July 13

Tuition: $125 per week, discounts for multiple campers

There is a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, dance, swimming, waterslides, movies, skating and a field trip each week.

St. Mary Magdalen Cougar Camp

6421 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, (504) 723-3220; www.smmcougars.org

Ages: 3 years old-sixth grade, coed

Dates: June 4-July 27

Tuition: TBA Campers participate in a range of activities, including bowling, swimming, rock climbing, movies and more. Extended care is available.

St. Mary's Dominican High School Domini-camp

7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 865-9401, ext. 5004; www.stmarysdominican.org

Ages: Fifth-ninth grade, girls

Dates: June 4-22

Tuition: $220 one week, $435 two weeks, $620 three weeks

The camp has a variety of activities including cooking, jewelry making, dance, math games, detective projects, technology, science and drama.

St. Mary's Dominican High School Jumpin' for Joy

7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 865-9401, ext. 5004; www.stmarysdominican.org

Ages: Second-fifth grade, girls

Dates: June 11-15

Tuition: $170 one week, $265 two weeks, $375 three weeks

Campers participate in arts and crafts, cheerleading, music and more. Extended care is available.

St. Paul's Episcopal School Adventure Camp

6249 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-1319; www.stpauls-lakeview.org

Ages: Kindergarten-eighth grade, coed

Dates: June 4-29, July 9-27

Tuition: $575 per two-week session (June 4-July 20), $290 for session four (July 23-27) There are golf and soccer lessons, bowling excursions, skating outings, swimming and water slide play, as well as art, photography, ceramics and visits from the Zoo Mobile, Wetland Express and Petting Zoo. There also are field trips to Global Wildlife Center and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

St. Paul's Episcopal School Little Saints Summer Camp

6249 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-1319; www.stpauls-lakeview.org

Ages: 3-5 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-29, July 9-20

Tuition: $530 per two-week session The two-week sessions include visits from the Zoo Mobile, Wetland Express and Petting Zoo. Activities include soccer, tumbling, cooking, crafts, art and a water slide.

Summer at McGehee

2343 Prytania St., (225) 571-1663; www.mcgeheeschool.com/summer

Ages: Kindergarten-seventh grade, girls

Dates: June 18-Aug. 3

Tuition: $250 per week Morning activities include science, performance arts, arts and crafts, sports, water play and more. Enrichment programs are available in the afternoon. Extended care is available.

Sunbuddies

The Early Learning Center of Woodland Presbyterian Church, 5824 Berkley Drive, (504) 394-8781; www.wpcno.org

Ages: 1 year old-kindergarten, coed

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 5-July 12

Tuition: $400

The camp offers preschoolers theme-based activities including Pirate Day, Fairytale Day, Space Day, Safari Day and more.

Terrytown Academy Camp Shamrock

1503 Carol Sue Ave., Terrytown, (504) 392-3804; www.terrytownacademy.net

Ages: 3-10 years old, coed

Dates: May 28-July 27

Tuition: n/a

Activities include arts and crafts, outdoor activities, movies, sports, field trips and more. Extended care is available.

YMCA of Greater New Orleans Belle Chasse Summer Camp

8101 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, (504) 392-9622; www.ymcaneworleans.org/summercamp

Ages: Prekindergarten-eighth grade, coed

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: $145-$185 per week

The camp offers a wide range of activities, games, sports, field trips, arts and crafts and more.

YMCA of Greater New Orleans East Jefferson Summer Camp

6691 Riverside Drive, Metairie, (504) 888-9622; www.ymcaneworleans.org/summercamp

Ages: Kindergarten-10th grade, coed

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: $135-$190 per week

Campers can play games and sports, take field trips, create arts and crafts and more.

YMCA of Greater New Orleans West St. Tammany Summer Camp

71256 Francis Road, Covington, (985) 893-9622; www.ymcaneworleans.org/summercamp

Ages: Prekindergarten-10th grade, coed

Dates: May 22-Aug. 3

Tuition: $150-$195 per week

Activities include games, sports, field trips, arts and crafts and more.

University of New Orleans Summer Day Camp 2000 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 280-6009; www.ris.uno.edu

Ages: 5-11 years old, coed

Dates: June 4-29, July 9-Aug. 3

Tuition: $675 per four-week session

Sports, swimming, games, field trips and a talent show are among the activities at the camp, which also offers swimming and golf lessons. Lunch and field trips are included in tuition.

Ursuline Academy Camp U

2635 State St., (504) 212-6806; www.uanola.org

Ages: 2 years old-eighth grade, girls

Dates: May 29-Aug. 3

Tuition: Varies by camp and session

Acting, singing, language arts, STEM, cooking, sewing, ceramics and sports including volleyball, softball, cheerleading, dance, tennis, basketball, track and soccer are available at Ursuline's various camps. Exended care is available.


GENERAL/VARIED OFFERINGS

OVERNIGHT CAMPS/OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

SPECIAL NEEDS

SPECIALTY CAMPS
Academics | Art | Culinary arts | Cheerleading
Fashion | Language Immersion | Music/dance
Photography/videography | Robotics/computers
Science/nature

SPORTS/FITNESS
Baseball/Softball | Basketball
Football | Gymnastics/tumbling | Other/variety of sports
Soccer | Volleyball | Theater/drama | Video games