Spotlight on Upturn Arts

New Orleans is a city one might expect to be bursting with accessible art programs, given its thriving music and festival scene. But when Dana Reed moved here in 2010, the dancer realized that the city’s art pr...

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in New Orleans

We've compiled the ultimate guide to summer camps in NOLA! Whether you are looking for sleepaway, sports, dance, art, special needs or all-around general day camps, you'll find them here!   ARTS/MUSIC/TH...

Navigating the Waters of Sleepaway Camp 

Sleepaway camp: How these first-timers decided their kids were ready   When Carrie Fisher saw a brochure advertising Camp Marydale, a Girl Scout sleepaway camp near St. Francisville, she knew her then 6-year-o...

Big Camp Giveaway!

Our Big Camp Giveaway; 2 one-week camp sessions! Enter to win now through March 31st That's right- we're giving away two free one-week sessions of camp thanks to our fabulous sponsors- Arden Cahill Academy's ...

5 reasons your child should attend art camp

sponsored article                                                                      Let’s face it-it’s Mardi Gras season and that means –yup- time to think about Summer Camp. We’re lucky, here in New Orl...

Unleash Their Talent at an Arts Camp

Acting, singing, music, photography, fine art, design… There’s a camp for that. If you’re undecided about a camp for your child, consider this:  A report from Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonpr...

Special Needs Camps

Providing great experiences for kids with special needs Summer camp. There are so many great benefits for kids—fostering confidence and independence, building new and lasting friendships, and increasing ...

Publishers Blog: Inventing Camp Happy

by Ann Herren (first published 2014) We’ve all heard of the stages of grief, the steps to sobriety, the path to enlightenment. But are you familiar with the stages of camp burnout? It is real. And it is profou...