KIDS & FAMILIES

Don’t let your child sit bored around the house all summer. Keep them engaged by enrolling them in a local summer camp. Check out our list of affordable, local camps to keep your child engaged through the summer months.

Summer Camps


STEM Summer Camp at SUNO

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will host three weeks CAM Summer Camp for local high school students (entering 10 through 12 for this Fall, 2016). moreThe Camp is intended to increase interest in STEM by exposing the students to different scientific topics.This camp is funded by the Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration.CAM Summer Camp will run from Tuesday, July 4 — Friday, July 22, 2016 on SUNO’s campus from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm daily.Students will be engaged in ACT Prep, 3D Printer, and Science activities.There will be a one hour lunch break from 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm and lunch will be provided free of charge.Students will be paid $200.00 upon completing the CAM SUMMER CAMP.Students and their parents will need to sign a contract form on the first day of CAM SUMMER CAMP.Deadline for CAM Summer Camp application is Friday, June 17, 2016.Please either fax your application with transcript to (504) 284-5475 or email at hkim@suno.edu (or rbelmasrour@suno.edu) no later than Friday, June 17, 2016. less

SUNO Electronics Summer Camp

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) and the Research on the Science and Engineering of Signatures (ROSES) Summer Camp is hosting a 1 week electronics camp for high school students who want to learn and build fun electronics projects. moreJune 20 – 24, 9:30AM – 1:00PM.Students in 9th and 10th grades are eligible.Apply by May 23rd by emailing melaasar@suno.edu. less

SUNO Robotics Summer Camp

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) and the Research on the Science and Engineering of Signatures (ROSES) are hosting a Two week Robotics and Science Summer Camp for elementary school students who want to learn and build fun Robotic projects. moreJune 6 – 17, 9:30AM – 1:00PM.Students in the 2nd – 5th grades are eligible.Apply by May 23rd by emailing melaasar@suno.edu. less

Young Artists, Young Aspirationsimage

YAYA’s mission is to empower creative young people to become successful adults. moreWe provide educational experiences in the arts and entrepreneurship to New Orleans-area children and youth, fostering and supporting their individual ambitions. less

IDIYA Summer Campsimage

IDIYA a makerspace, workshop and design studio that provides members with the education, tools, and access to a creative community in the interest of fostering innovation in fabricators, hobbyists, artists, entrepreneurs and DIY’ers. moreIDIYA features the latest in professional grade advanced manufacturing and prototyping equipment and is home to a wide variety of machinery and tools.Our current equipment includes CNC Milling, Lathes, Drill Presses, Band Saws, hand tools, plastic and Woodworking, Electronics testing, 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, full body 3D Scanner, CNC Laser Cutters, Vinyl Cutter/Plotter, T-Shirt Screen Printing, computers, design software and more.We also provide classes and training needed to operate the equipment properly and safely.Our goal is to provide you with the equipment, education and workspace needed to help transform your idea into reality.We have four summer camps coming up that kids from ages 12-16 are able to learn, build and enjoy building on and idea from concept to completion and acquiring new skills in the process.2705 S. Broad St New Orleans, LA 70125 less

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Summer Music Programimage

June 8 – July 2,  8:30AM – 1:00PM at Gentilly Terrace Charter School. moreThis summer camp provides music instruction by certified public school teachers and professional musicians, culminating in a summer recital. less

Gateway to Excellence in Math & Science Summer Campimage

SUNO will host a 2-week Math and Science Camp for students who have completed between 2nd and 6th grade. moreFrom 9:30AM until 1PM daily, kids will engage in hands-on math and science activities.Lunch and materials provided free of charge.Apply by May 22nd. less

Garden on Maraisimage

Garden on Marais is an agricultural gathering space that provides educational opportunities and access to nutrient-rich foods. moreWe are currently looking for volunteers to join our team of gardeners!We are also launching a 4-H club for youth ages 6-13 this summer, beginning June 6th.Those who spend time in the garden working will eat from the garden’s bounty.Contact Kayla Wilson if interested: kmiller@elanministries.org.4600 Marais St.in the Upper Ninth Ward less

STEM Summer Camp for Kidsimage

Kids will learn new skills in science, math, robotics, engineering and computer programming, as well as interacting with successful industry professionals.

Summer Youth Film and Production Campimage

2-cent entertainment and NORD are sponsoring a 7-week film and production camp for youth ages 10 to 18. moreParticipants will plan, write and film a television show and visit film and production sites.There is a one time fee of $20 for camp participation, and the camp will take place from June 8, 2009 to July 24, 2009.Registration is still open. Contact Kevin Griffin at 722-0498 or kevingriffin2c@yahoo.com less

Greater New Orleans Afterschool Partnership Summer Program Directoryimage

This directory provides a listing of programs made possible through funding by the GNOAP’s Unified Summer Grant project.

Gulfsouth Summer Youth Action Corpsimage

The Gulfsouth Summer Youth Action Corps is a service corps comprised of a national network of college students who are dedicated to rebuilding youth services and opportunities in the hurricane affected region. moreCorps members commit to a summer of service engaging, inspiring and empowering local youth. less