Louisiana Children's Museum

Camps at LCM

When school is out, campers will be busy learning and exploring with STEM, Literacy, Health & Wellness, and Art activities throughout our exhibits!


Holiday Camps 2019:

During our last year of camps on Julia Street, we are celebrating our favorite parts of the Museum! Campers will be busy learning and exploring with STEM, Literacy, Health & Wellness, and Art activities and throughout our exhibits!

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Holiday camps are for children ages 5 – 8 and are available by the day.
  • Cost: $40 per day for LCM Members and $50 per day for Non-Members
  • Camp hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with drop-off from 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Before and after care are available for additional fees:
    • Before care: $10 per child, per day.  After care: $15 per child, per day.  Before & After care together: $20 per child, per day.

Camps are filled on a first come, first served basis with limited availability, so don’t delay! Register your child for camp today!


Spring Break Camp: A World of Water

Friday, April 19*; Monday, April 22*; Tuesday, April 23

*Please note: April 19 and 22 are sold out.

Celebrate our Little Port of New Orleans & Bubbles exhibits during this camp!  Water connects to all people’s lives and is especially important to our city’s economy.  Build a boat and test how many pennies it can hold.  Mix your own bubble mixtures and figure out which will give the biggest “pop!”

Registration will close on Wednesday, April 17 at noon.

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Summer Camps 2019:

Due to popular demand, the Louisiana Children’s Museum has added an EXTRA FOUR WEEKS of summer camp so campers will have additional opportunities to experience the museum with hands-on activities and open-ended exploration!

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Summer camps are for children ages 5 – 8 and are available by the week.
  • Cost: $225 per week for LCM Members and $250 per week for Non-Members
  • Camp hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with drop-off from 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Before and after care are available for additional weekly fees.

Camps are filled on a first come, first served basis with limited availability.

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MAD SCIENCE CAMP:  May 28 – 31 – SOLD OUT


IMAGINARIUM CAMP:  June 3 – 7 – SOLD OUT


DINO DISCOVERY CAMP:  June 10 – 14 – SOLD OUT


WETLANDS & WILDLIFE:  June 17 – 21 

Who lives in the Louisiana wetlands? Design your own safe habitat for a mammal, reptile, or bird. Learn about what our ecosystem needs to stay healthy, and make your own pledge for what you can do to preserve the wetlands. Get ready to “go green” and have lots of fun!


ART TREK STUDIO ART CAMP I: Beyond the Blue Doors: Observing, Exploring, and Creating Art Inspired by our Julia Street exhibits  June 17 – 21 – SOLD OUT


ART TREK STUDIO ART CAMP II: Beyond the Blue Doors: Observing, Exploring, and Creating Art Inspired by our Julia Street exhibits June 24 – 28 REPEATED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

Campers will learn about the artistry behind LCM’s exhibit pieces in a five-day exploration of LCM from an artistic viewpoint.  Our young artists will learn about size, proportion, and scale; they will sketch exhibit pieces, create a miniature of at least one exhibit piece, collaborate on a “cityscape exhibit”, and design their own “mini-exhibit” diorama. Campers will display their final pieces in an atrium gallery show at the museum on the final day of camp. **For those enthusiastic artists who wish to repeat their art camp experience, our art camp educator will assign different exhibits and designs.**


SPACE EXPLORERS CAMP June 24 – 28 

Travel the universe and learn about stars, planets, and other phenomena–all without leaving the museum! Learn about how Galileo invented the telescope and create your own constellation. Crawl into our inflatable Star Lab for a show all about astronomy, launch your own balloon rocket, and crash a meteoroid to test its crater size.


BON APPÉTIT CAMP – July 1, 2, 3 and 5*

Explore the five senses with all things culinary. Prepare and taste your own edible creations, make your own recipe book, and enjoy food themed crafts and songs. Learn about “eating the rainbow” and building a balanced plate. Bon Appétit!

*No camp Thursday, July 4. Adjusted rate for this camp: $180/4 days of camp for LCM Members, $200/4 days of camp for Non-Members.


SILLY CIRCUS CAMP July 8 – 12

What does it take to perform in the biggest show on earth? Try your hand at simple magic tricks, juggling, and balloon making. Build your balance and acrobatic skills while also clowning around. Families are welcome to attend our Big Top Showcase in the on Friday, featuring our talented campers!


TREASURE HUNTERS CAMP July 15 – 19 

Learn about famous treasures of ancient civilizations and become a treasure hunter yourself! Discover how archeologists search and care for relics. Make your own treasure chest and design your own treasure map. Work as a team and build problem-solving skills as your search for hidden clues throughout the museum to find our own lost artifacts!



CAMP POLICIES:

Camps are filled on a first come, first served basis with limited availability.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made 30 days or more prior to the first day of camp are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations made 29 days to two weeks prior to the first day of camp are eligible for a 50% refund. If a cancellation occurs less than two weeks prior to the start date of camp, no refund is given.

Camp Age Policy:  Campers must be between the ages of 5-8. A child must turn 5 years old within 60 days of the start of the camp they are interested in attending. In addition, an older child must be no more than 60 days older than age 8 at the start of the camp they are interested in attending.

Wait List Request:  If you’d like to be added to our camp waiting list, please contact Emily Barnitz, our Early Learning Manager, at ebarnitz@lcm.org.


 

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