Don’t let the kids’ vacation schedule add stress to your holiday season

Be sure to register sooner vs. later- many camps fill up quickly!

Adventure Quest Laser Tag Holiday Camp
Ages:  3-13
Cost:  $50/day, 20% sibling discount or 20% session discount
Dates/Times: Nov. 20-22, 24, 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Contact: kidcamcamps.com/holiday
Campers will enjoy unlimited laser tag, bumper cars, cosmic golf, maze, plus indoor and outdoor games and activities provided by Kidcam Camp.
Audubon Zoo  Camp
Ages: PreK 4-4th grade
Costs: $40/day for members, $50/day for non-members
Times: 9 am-3 pm; before care 7:30-9 am, $7; after care 3:15-5 pm, $10
Contact: auduboninstitute.org
Thanksgiving Camp Nov. 20-22
Action-packed adventures among the Zoo’s animals. Each day promises to be full of animals exploration, scientific investigation, arts and crafts, and more. Register for one or all days.
JCC Holiday Mini Camps
Ages: Grades K-5
Costs: Members only, $45/day
Location: Uptown & Metairie
Contact: nojcc.org
Times: 9 am-3 pm, before and after care available
Thanksgiving Mini Camps: Nov 20-22.
Enjoy a field trip in the morning and games in the afternoon. Wear tennis shoes and bring a lunch every day.
Ages: 6-10
Cost: $65/day. Lunch included in Thanksgiving camp
Time: 9 am-3 pm
Contact:  la-spca.org/camps
Thanksgiving Camp: Nov. 24. Activities will include arts and crafts, animal play time, games and a movie.
Children are introduced to services the shelter offers, safety with animals, pet handling and care, grooming skills, and responsible pet ownership. Each day of camp will be filled with animal-themed arts and crafts, interactive games, and hands-on time with the shelter puppies and kittens.  
Louisiana Children’s Museum    
Ages: 5-8
Costs: $40/day for LCM members, $50/day for non-members.
Times: 8:45 am-3 pm;  before care 7:30-8:45 am, $10 extra/day; aftercare available from 3-5:30 pm, $12 extra/day; before care and after care can be purchased as a package for $20 extra/day.
Contact: Amy Kirk, Education Director, 504.266.2402 or akirk@lcm.org
Thanksgiving Holiday Camp: Nov. 20-22
Palm Tree Playground Thanksgiving Holiday Camp
Cost: $25 per time slot
Contact: 504.828.8164
Dates: November 20, 21, 22, 24 
Times: 9 am-12:30 pm or 1-4:30 pm
Pony Tales Holiday Camps
Ages: 4 1/2-12
Cost:  $55/day, discounts for multiple days available
Contact:  ponytalesnola@aol.com
Thanksgiving Camp: Nov. 20-22, 9 am-3 pm
Black Friday Camp: Nov. 24, 8 am-3 pm
Riding every morning, games, crafts, activities in afternoon.  
The Shard Shop Art & Crafts Kid Camp
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: Early bird special $85/camper per day or $225 for all 3 days, After November 10 $90/camper and $240 for all 3 days
Dates/Times: November 20-22, 9 am-1 pm
Contact: Call 504.309.2581
Your child will enjoy an artistic experience in the spacious art studio and make art worthy of gift giving for the holidays or to keep as their very own! Three different art projects for each session. Snacks and beverages will be served. Leave the mess to The Shard Shop and enjoy the season. Join for one class or as many as you like.
Studio KIDS! Holiday Workshops at NOMA
Ages: 5-10   
Costs: Members $30, non-members $35/workshop
Times: 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Contact: 504.658.4128 or education@noma.org.
Explore your artistic side this holiday season. Students will explore works of art in the museum galleries and get creative in the studio.
Nov. 21 Theme: Monumental Collages
Vamonos Nola Camp
Contact: vamonosnola.com
Thanksgiving Camp
Dates/Times: November 21-22, 24, 8:30am – 3:00pm. Before Care: 7:30am – 8:00am, After Care: 3:15pm – 5:30pm
Cost: $65.00, Week:  $210. Charges apply for before care and after care (see website for more information)
YMCA’s East Jefferson Holiday Camps
Fall Holiday Camp
Cost: Members: $25/day, 10% multi day registration discount only for members who register for MORE than three days of camp. Payment due in full to receive discount. NM: $35/day, $140/full session. Registration closes Nov. 16.
Dates/Times: Nov. 20-24, 7:30 am-3:30 pm, no camp Nov. 23
Contact: courtneyk@ymcaneworleans.org                      
Activities include festive stories, songs, crafts, active play, sports and seasonal themed educational play.

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