Adventure Quest Laser Tag Mardi Gras Camp
1001 Elmwood Park Blvd.
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $50/day, $40/additional sibling, 20% session discount
Dates/Times: March 4-8, 7:30 am-5:30 pm.  
Contact: [email protected]
Campers will blast through the ancient Mayan ruins in laser tag, crash through the jungle in bumper cars, and explore the ancient temple in a round of mini golf.

Audubon Zoo’s Mardi Gras Camp
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St.
Ages: Pre-K through 4th Grade
Cost: $40/members, $50/non-members. Before care is $7/per child, per day. Aftercare is $10/per child, per day.
Dates/Times: March 6-7, 9 am-3 pm. Before care (7:30-8:45 am) and after care (3:15-5:30 pm) available.
Contact: Lindsey Legros, [email protected], 504.212.5380
Audubon Zoo will host Mardi Gras camp for ages 4-11. Each day is full of animal exploration, scientific investigation, arts and crafts, and more!

Ceramic Holiday Camp
Terrytown Playground, 641 Heritage Ave., Terrytown, Room 203
Ages: 6-13
Cost: $50
Dates/Times: March 6-8, 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Contact: Jacob Cherry, 504.349.5000, ext. 87214
A great option for those parents that have creative children. During this camp, campers will learn how to do ceramics from start to finish. Campers will be given all the pieces to take home on the last day. All supplies will be provided. Ceramic activities will take place from 8:30 am-3 pm. Bring lunch and snack daily.

Church’s Karate Academy: Mardi Gras Break Camp
4716 Paris Ave., New Orleans
Ages: 6-12 years old (5-year-old siblings/previous campers welcome as well)
Cost: $45/ day or $160 for all 4 days
Dates/Time: March 1stand 6th-8th, 8:30 am-3:30 pm (FREE Early Drop-off/Late Pick-up 7 am /6 pm)
Contact: [email protected] or call 504.309.6138
It’s sure to be a safe, positive, and motivational camp adventure where your child is guaranteed to obtain physical and mental fitness.

Culinary "Holidays" Camp 
Terrytown Playground, 641 Heritage Ave., Terrytown, Room 204
Ages: 4-13
Cost: $65
Dates/Times: March 6-8, 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Contact: Jacob Cherry, 504.349.5000, ext. 87214
Fun is the answer. No need to worry about packing breakfast, lunch, or snack since the campers will be making their own meals. Spots are limited.

JCC Uptown - Mardi Gras Mini-Camp
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
Ages: Grades K-5
Cost: $50/day; JCC membership required
Dates/Time: March 6-8, 9 am-3 pm
Contact: 504.897.0143
Have lots of fun playing games and sports, making springtime crafts, hanging out with friends, and meeting new buddies. Wear tennis shoes and bring a lunch every day.
 
Jefferson Parks & Recreation Westbank Holiday Camp
Terrytown Playground, 641 Heritage Ave., Terrytown, Room 102
Ages: 3-10
Cost: $50
Dates/Times: March 6-8, 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Contact: Jennifer Walker, 504.349.5000, ext. 87213
Campers will celebrate Mardi Gras in Hawaii with a Hula dance contest, Lei toss, and hot coconut. Campers will participate in a pajama day on Friday. Please bring lunch, snack and beverages daily.
 
Jefferson Parks & Recreation Special Needs Holiday Camp
Nicholson Playground, 7101 11th St., Marrero, Room 102
Ages: 14 & up
Cost: $60
Dates/Times: March 6-8, 7 am-5 pm
Contact: Jennifer Walker, 504.349.5000, ext. 87213
Campers must be able to tend to personal needs, be self-controlled and communicate effectively. Please come to JPRD to complete registration. Campers will need to bring an AM/PM snack, lunch and drink.
 
Jefferson SPCA Happy Tails Camp
4421 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson
Ages: 6-12 years old
Dates/Time: March 7-8, 10 am-3 pm
Fees: $65/day/child
Contact: [email protected] or 410.409.4817
Mardi Growl Mini Camp- March 7. In this fun mini camp, we’ll focus on all things DOG! Campers will tour the shelter, make and deliver healthy dog treats, decorate posters to raise awareness of homeless animals, and spend time with our adoptable pups!
Mardi Yowl Mini Camp- March 8. In this fun mini camp, we’ll focus on all things CAT! Campers will tour the shelter, participate in a cat toy workshop, decorate posters to raise awareness of homeless animals, and spend plenty of time in our cat condo playing with cats!

Kidcam Camp: Holiday Camp at Woodlake Swim & Tennis Club
82 Sequoia St., Kenner
Ages: 4-13 years old
Dates/Time: March 4, 6-8, 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Fees: $50/day first child, $40/day additional child
Contact: [email protected] or call 844.KIDCAM1
Woodlake Club offers ample green space, tennis courts, levee play, holiday-themed arts, and crafts, science and food activities, and more. Field trips to nearby parks.

Ages: 5-8 years old
Cost: Members $40/day, or Non-Members $50/day (before care: $10; aftercare: $15)
Dates/Time: March 6-8, 9 am-3 pm
Contact: 504.523.1357
Design and build a model of a house, collaborate to create a Kid City and explore a variety of building materials in this hands-on, STEM-based camp!
 
Ages: 5-13 years old
Cost: Members $35/day. Sibling discounts available. A one-time annual membership/players card fee is $15 for youth and $25 for family (2 or more).
Dates/Time: Feb. 28 through Mar. 8, 7 am-6 pm
Contact: 504.305.6078 or contact Camp Director Howie Inman at 985.264.9732 or [email protected]
Soccer, Flag Football, Basketball, Whiffle Ball, Relay Games, Lacrosse and much, much more! We play indoors all day on our state-of-the-art turf fields and basketball court. All campers must be a Playmakers Indoor member to attend camp. 

Upturn Arts: DISCOvery Camp
1719 Toledano St.
Ages: 4-14 years old
Cost: $68.25/day or $136.50 both days (early bird price). Upturn Arts provides all services on a sliding scale for middle and low income households.
Dates/Times: March 7-8, 9 am-4 pm (before and aftercare available)
Contact: [email protected] or call 504.390.8399
Young artists will learn materials to perform at the Studio 504: Disco for Dance on April 5.  

¡Vamonos NOLA! Mardi Gras Camp
5818 Perrier St.
Ages: 3-10 (must be potty trained)
Cost: $50/day or $225/week (members); $70/day, $250/week (non-members).
Dates/Times: March 1-8. No camp on Fat Tuesday, 9 am-3:30 pm. Before and aftercare available for additional fee.
Contact: [email protected]
¡Vamonos NOLA! is your Spanish Language Vacation Camp Destination.

Belle Chasse YMCA Mardi Gras Camp
8101 LA-23, Belle Chasse
Ages: 3-14 (must be fully potty trained)
Dates/Times:  March 4, 6, 7 & 8, closed March 5, Drop off starts 7 am & pick up by 6 pm
Cost: Members:  $25/day, Non-members—$40/day
Contact: Vanessa at 504.392.9622
Kids have the opportunity to play sports, make arts and crafts, and make new friends! Be sure to pack a lunch and plenty of snacks!

East Jefferson YMCA Mardi Gras Camp
6691 Riverside Drive, Metairie
Ages: 5-14
Cost: (members and non-members) Daily:  $35/non-members + $10 non-member registration fee.
$25/members
Dates/Times: March 4-8 (no camp March 5), 7:30 am -3:30 pm. 10% discount for members who register for MORE than three days of camp!
Contact: Abbe Ginn, [email protected], 504.888.9622 ext. 104
Activities include themed stories, songs, crafts, games, and holiday decorations! Please bring a lunch and snacks (no peanut products please!) and wear play clothes.

West St. Tammany YMCA Mardi Gras Camp
71256 Francis Rd., Covington
Ages: Pre-K - 4 and up
Dates/Times: March 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8; Closed March 5. Drop off starts 7 am & pick up by 6 pm.
Cost: Members $30/day, Non-members $40/day plus registration fee.
Contact:  Krissy Cook, 985.893.9622
When school is closed for a holiday, come to the YMCA and play!  Bring 2 snacks (morning and afternoon), a bag lunch, and a water bottle.

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