Mardi Gras Camps 2019Laissez les bons temps rouler! Mardi Gras is almost here. Don't miss your chance to sign your little one up for camp. 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.Louisiana Children’s Museum: Awesome Architecture Mardi Gras Camp 420 Julia Street, New OrleansAges: 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: 504.523.1357Design 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! Playmakes Indoor South Multi-Sport Day Camp 6124 Jefferson Hwy. HarahanAges: 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.Is your camp not listed? Contact us to have your information added today!