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Adventure Quest Laser Tag Christmas Eve Camp
1200 South Clearview Parkway, Suite 1106, Harahan
Ages: 5-13
Cost: $50/day, $40/additional sibling, 20% session discount
Dates/Times: Dec 24 and 26-28, 7:30 am-5:30 pm 
Contact: [email protected]
Last-minute Christmas shopping? Campers will enjoy unlimited laser tag, bumper cars, cosmic golf, and many other games and activities at Adventure Quest.

Audubon Zoo Camp
5600 Magazine St., New Orleans
Ages: Pre-K4-4th grade
Cost: $40/day for members, $50/day for non-members
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28, 9 am-3 pm
Contact: audubonnatureinstitute.org/camps/winter-camp
Let your child (and yourself) enjoy their winter break from school with plenty of outdoor and informal learning time at Audubon Zoo. Campers will enjoy the Zoo as their playground and learn all about our animals!

Bricks 4 Kidz®Holiday Mini Camp at Palm Tree Playground
3011 N Interstate 10 Service Rd. E, Metairie
Ages: Kindergarten and up
Cost: $45/child
Dates/Times: Dec. 27-28 and Jan. 2-4, 10 am-2 pm
Contact: bricks4kidz.com/louisiana-covington-mandeville/
With specially designed Bricks 4 Kidz® models, LEGO® games galore, and plenty of time for free play, the kids are always having fun. With a S.T.E.M. based program, your child will have fun while learning. Please bring a bagged lunch.

Cascade Stables Winter Camp
700 East Drive, New Orleans
Ages: 5 and older
Cost: $80/day
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28, Jan. 2-4, 9 am-3 pm; before and after are available
Contact: cascadestables.net/camps, 504.891.2246
Enjoy riding, crafts, games and learning about horse care.

Church’s Karate Winter Break Camp
4716 Paris Ave., New Orleans
Ages: 6-12 (4-and 5-year-old siblings and campers with previous experience welcome)
Cost: $45/day or $40 per day/5 days.
Dates/Times: Dec 17-21, Dec 26-28, Jan 2-4, 8:30 am-3:30 pm (Early Drop off and Late Pick up available by request at no extra charge - 7 am/6 pm)
Contact: churchskarateacademy.com or call 504.309.6138
A full day camp experience for your child that is equally educational as it is exciting and fun! It is sure to be a safe, positive, and motivational camp adventure where your child is guaranteed to obtain physical and mental fitness. We also help students develop strong communication and ethical problem solving skills.

Coquille Parks and Recreation, 13505 LA-1085, Covington, ; 365 Baseball Development, 600 Deer Cross Court East, Madisonville
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $150/player
Dates/Times: December 26-28, 8 am-1 pm. 
Contact: 504.220.0055 or [email protected]t.com
Sign up for Christmas baseball and softball camp. Camp will be held Wed. and Thurs. at Coquille and Fri. at .365 Indoor Facility. Bring lunch. Water and snacks are provided.
 
820 St. Louis St., New Orleans
Grades: 1st-5th 
Cost: $175/museum members or $225/nonmembers
Dates/Times: January 2, 3, 4, 9 am-3 pm. Before and After Care available.
Winter Courtyard Camp focuses on historic activities and 19th century living while having fun! Activities include open-hearth cooking, Victorian greeting card making, stencil design, historic games, and other engaging activities to connect the past to the present.

Ivanov’s Gymnastics Winter Holiday Camp
800 Webb St, Jefferson, inside the Big Easy Sportsplex
Ages: 3-14
Cost: $20/half day, $35/full day.
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28 & Jan. 2-4; 9 am-12:30 pm for 3-4 ½ year old. Before care available 8-9 am (bring a snack and drink); 9 am-3 pm for 4 ½-14 year old, before care from 8-9 am, and aftercare from 3-5 pm (bring lunch, a snack and drink).
Contact: 504.889.9800, ivanovsgymnastics.com
Gymnastics on bars, beam, vault, Tumble-Track, tumbling, games, free play time, arts and crafts, and lots of open gym to practice.

JCC Winter Mini Trip Camp
New Orleans JCC, Uptown, 5342 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans ; Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Center, Metairie, 3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie
Grades: K-5th 
Cost: Members only, $50/day, $240/any five days
Dates/Times: Metairie & Uptown: Dec. 24, 26-28, 31; Jan. 2-4, 9 am-3 pm; before and after care available.
Contact: nojcc.org
It’s time for the annual Winter Trip Camp. Campers will go on field trips every morning and spend lunch and the afternoon at the Center. It’s a great opportunity to hang out with friends from camp and meet some new buddies. No camp on December 25 or January 1.

KidCam Camp: Aurora United Methodist Holiday Camp
3300 Eton St. New Orleans
Ages: PK4-13
Cost: $35/day, $126/4 day session rate
Dates/Times: Nov. 19-23 (closed Thanksgiving Day), Dec. 21, 26-28, 31, and Jan. 2-4 (closed Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Day). 7:30 am-5:30 pm.
Contact: Call 844-4KIDCAM or email [email protected].
Campers will enjoy indoor & outdoor games, gym play, holiday-themed arts & crafts, Young Rembrandt drawing lessons, Kids Yoga provided by Yoga Krewe, and much more.

KidCam Camp: Woodlake Swim & Tennis Club Holiday Camp
82 Sequoia St., Kenner
Ages: 4-13
Cost: $160/session. Winter Session 1 (Dec. 21, 26-28); Winter Session 2 (Dec. 31-Jan 4).
Dates/Times: Dec. 21, 26-28, 31 and Jan. 2-4, 7:30 am-5:30 pm.
Contact: 844-KIDCAM1 or [email protected]
Campers will engage in indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting). Woodlake Club offers ample green space, tennis courts, levee play, Jumping Pillow, and wading and full-size pool (weather permitting). Indoor activities include holiday-themed arts and crafts, science and food activities, group and cooperative games. Field trips to nearby parks and playgrounds included.

KidsSports
1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Harahan
Ages: 3-12
Cost: $40 per day. $45 per day walk-in. Before/Aftercare $6
Dates/Times: Dec. 19-21, 9 am-3:30 pm. 
Contact: 504.733.1200
Your children can enjoy crawling through the giant, two-story Adventure Challenge maze, discovering the ins and outs of our pirate ship playground, bouncing in our Spacewalk, and creating arts and crafts.

LA/SPCA  Animal Celebration Winter Camp
1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans
Ages: 5-10
Cost: $75/day, $125/both days
Dates/Times: Jan. 3-4, 9 am-3 pm. Aftercare available from 3-4 pm.
Contact: la-spca.org/camp, Mimi Spahn Saattler, [email protected]
The camp is designed to teach young people about the Louisiana SPCA and general animal care topics. Kids can join for a single day of camp, or both. This camp is a great opportunity to raise animal awareness in little ones in a fun and creative way.

Louisiana Children’s Museum   
420 Julia St., New Orleans
Ages: 5-8
Cost: $40/day for members, $50/day for non-members.
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28 and Jan. 2-4; 8:45 am-3 pm; 8:45 am-3 pm. Drop-off from 8:45-9 am. Before and aftercare available for additional fees.
Contact: lcm.org
Winter Camp 1: Food & Fun Camp. During “Food & Fun” Camp, plan and shop for a pretend family meal in the Little Grocery Store. Design your own menu, then prepare and serve your food in Kids’ Café!  Design your own habitat for winter animals, and create art using ice. Registration closes on Dec. 17 at noon.
Winter Camp 2: Talk & Play Camp. During “Talk & Play” Camp, we are celebrating the Talk & Play Center, our exhibit focused on playful literacy and storytelling. Put on a puppet show, write your own whimsical poem, create a story collage, read and act out stories, and more! Registration closes on Dec. 28 at noon.

New Orleans Boulder Lounge Winter Climb Camp
2360 St. Claude St., New Orleans
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $60/day or $150/3-day camp
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28, 9 am-2 pm
Contact: [email protected] or climbnobl.com/camps/
Keep your kids busy, active, and out of your hair during the holidays! New Orleans Boulder Lounge is hosting a 3-day holiday climbing camp run by professional and experienced staff. Children will enjoy unlimited rock climbing, games, yoga provided by Wild Lotus studio, and a dance class led by an instructor from Dancing Grounds. Snacks provided, campers should pack a lunch.

Ogden Museum Winter Holiday Camp
925 Camp St., New Orleans
Grades: 1st-5th
Cost: $45 member / $50 non-member. Advance registration required.
Dates/Times: Jan. 2-4, 9 am-3 pm.
Contact: ogdenmuseum.org
Hang out at the Ogden Museum over Winter Break! Spend the day looking at, talking about and making art with a team of creative teaching artists and educators.

Pony Tales Winter Holiday Camp
156 Bertucci Lane, St. Rose
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $55/day, $50/day for 2-4 days, and $45/day for 5+ days
Dates/Times: Dec. 21, Dec. 24, Dec. 26-28, Dec. 31, Jan. 2-4; 9 am-3 pm. Before and aftercare available. No aftercare available on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.
Contact: [email protected]  
Your kids will learn safety around the ponies and horses, how to walk, groom, and feed them. They learn basics of riding on a horse/pony each day and get daily individual attention from the instructor. They will get to ride in both Western and English riding styles, ride bareback and experience driving a pony cart.

The Shard Shop
3138 Magazine St., New Orleans
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $75/day
Dates/Times: Dec. 21 & 28, 9 am-3 pm
Contact: Call 504.309.2581 or book online at shardshop.com.
Join in making sparkly glass mosaic art for holiday gift giving!  Learn how to shape glass and make mosaic art along with other advanced craft making.  Lunch is provided. Reserve two weeks prior to camp date to get a $15 per day discount.

Speech-N-Motion Holiday Camp at Crane Rehab Center, Pediatrics
8300 Earhart Blvd. Suite 100, New Orleans
Ages: 3-10
Cost: Full Day $95/class, AM $55/class; PM $45/class. A screening is required for children who have never attended Speech-N-Motion Summer Camp or attended over one year ago. To schedule a screening please contact Rachel Balfantz at [email protected] or (504)866-6990. The cost of the screening is $50.00 and is non- refundable.
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28, Dec. 31, Jan. 2-4, Full Day (9 am-2:45 pm), Morning (9-11:30 am) or PM (12:30-2:45 pm)
Contact: 504.866.6990 or [email protected]
Designed to create a fun and playful environment in which children are motivated to interact and engage with others. Our staff of pediatric specialists, including occupational, speech, physical, art, and music therapists, utilize a theme-based curriculum filled with creative play, art, music, and games. Speech-N-Motion promotes listening and following directions, communicating and negotiating with peers, sharing and turn taking, adjusting to transitions, and participation in group activities.

Studio KIDS! Holiday Workshops at the NOMA
1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans
Ages: 5-10  
Cost: $25/day for members, $30/day for non-members
Dates/Times: Dec. 27-28; 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Contact: 504.658.4100
Students will explore works of art in the museum galleries and get creative in the studio.

¡Vamonos NOLA! Oasis Espanol Holiday Camp
5818 Perrier St., New Orleans 
Ages: 3-10 (must be potty trained)
Cost: $50/day or $225/week (members); $70/day, $250/week (non-members).
Dates/Times: Dec. 21, 24-28 (closed Christmas Day) and Dec. 31-Jan. 4 (closed New Year’s Day), 9 am-3:30 pm. Before and aftercare available for additional fee.
Contact: [email protected]
¡Vamonos NOLA! is your Spanish Language Vacation Camp Destination. Your camper will make friends and build memories while laying a foundation of multilingualism.

Winter Film Camp
Tigermen Den, 3113 Royal St.
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $270
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28, Jan. 2-4, 9 am-3 pm, aftercare 3-5 pm
Contact: artcamp504.org
Build your creative storytelling skills in this 6-day workshop. Campers work in small groups to write a script, build sets, props and costumes, rehearse and film their own short movie.

YMCA’s East Jefferson Winter Holiday Camp
6691 Riverside Dr, Metairie
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $25/day for members, $35/day for non-members, plus $10 registration fee.
Dates/Times: Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; 7:30 am-3:30 pm. No camp on Christmas or New Year’s Day.
Contact: 504.888.9622                    
Activities include festive stories, songs, crafts, active play, sports and seasonal-themed educational play. Bring a lunch.

West St. Tammany YMCA’s Holiday Camp
71256 Francis Rd, Covington
Ages: school-aged (PreK-4 thru 8th grades)
Cost: $30/day for members, $40 + one-time registration fee/non-members.
Dates/Times: Dec. 26-28, Jan. 2-4; 7 am-6 pm
Contact: 985.893.9622                
Description: Activities include festive stories, songs, crafts, active play, sports and seasonal-themed educational play. Bring a lunch, 2 snacks, and water bottle.

 

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