10 reasons why teens should work at summer camp!

Your teen has years of experience as a participant at summer camp; now he’s old enough to apply to join the camp staff as a counselor in training (CIT). As a CIT, young teens—usually age 14 or older—gain bene...

Navigating the Waters of 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-old daughter, La...
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Our Top Kid-Fun Parades For Mardi Gras 2019

Some are day parades, some night- but all are fun for different reasons, whether it's the crowds, the throws, or how the parade rolls and its theme. January 6 Krewe of Joan of Arc French Quarter. This annu...

The 7th Annual Touch a Truck Event

Do you have a kiddo who can't wait to get behind the wheel of an ambulance, firetruck, bulldozer, or tow truck? Touch a Truck can make that happen! The 7th annual Touch a Truck will provide families the opport...

Spotlight: Youth Run NOLA

By Erin Cohn, October 2018 Since its founding in 2010 as an after-school program to promote healthy lifestyles through distance running, Youth Run NOLA has created an empowered community of over 1,000 young ru...

Farmers And Arts Markets

Here's a guide to help you make a fun-filled day of it as you navigate your way around the best NOLA has to offer - great, fresh, locally sourced food, and some pretty cool arts and crafts, too!   Abit...

Special Needs Camps in the New Orleans Area

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 exer...
Kids Swimming Lessons

Get Them Swimming

Knowing how to swimming isn’t just important for those lucky enough to have regular pool access. It’s a necessary survival skill. Whether your child is a newborn or in third grade, it’s never too early or too l...

Top 10 tips for ‘festing’ with kids

by Jenni Evans, March 30,2018   In and around New Orleans, we love to celebrate, and spring and summer are when we really get going. For some families, the decision is obvious…GO! Pack up the necessities, p...