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Discovering New Orleans Summer Camps for Kids and Teens

Updated: Apr 27, 2023

Summer is just around the corner, and for parents in New Orleans, that means it's time to start planning for summer camps. Luckily, the city offers a wide variety of camps for kids of all ages and interests. From traditional day camps to specialty camps focused on arts, sports, and STEM education, there's something for everyone. Whether you're looking to keep your child active and engaged or give them an opportunity to learn new skills, New Orleans has plenty of options to choose from. We're highlighting some of the best summer camps in New Orleans, so you can find the perfect fit for your child. Check them out below:


Dillard University

Environmental and Engineering Camps

1st - 10th grade

June 5 - July 7


Thrive 9th Ward

Youth Summer Camp

Ages 5-12

June 5th - July 14th


Beyond the Stage

Camp Art

Ages 4-13

June 5th - August 4th



Astro Camp

3rd - 6th grade students

July 10 - 14


Electric Girls

Stem Camp

Ages 5-14

June 5-16 & 19-30, July 10-21st


Cultivating NOLA

Athletic Summer Camp

Ages 6-12

June 5 - July 14


Inspire Nola

Summer Experience

K-8 (limited to Inspirenola students)

May 22 - June 15



Summer Day Camp

Age 5-11

June 5 - August 4


Stem Nola

Tech Camp

3rd- 12th grade

June 10- July 28


Audubon Zoo

Ages 4-13

June 5th - August 4th



Ages 5 - 13

June 5–July 28


Ask Wonder Explore


Ages 4-14



Pre-College Summer Program



Pre-College Summer Program


Louisiana Children's Museum

Ages 4-8

May 30th - August 4th



K - 8th Grade

16 and up can apply to be a Summer Camp Counselor

May 30th - August 4th



Youth and Teen Camps

Ages 4-15

June 5th - July 14th



Kids Sports Summer Camp

Ages 3-12

May 15 - August 12



Fine Arts Fundamental Camp

2nd - 5th grade

June 6th- Juy 14th



June 5th - July 28th


Literacy NOLA

Reading Comprehension

May 27th - June 30th


Brown Girls Swim

Swim Lessons

May 9th


Bloom Dance

Summer Experience

Ages 6-12


Excite Allstars

Ages 6 - 15


Art Camp 504

Ages 7 -14

June 5th - August 4th


Water Block Kids

Architecture Camp



Ages 5 -14

May 30th - August 4th


Swim Culture NOLA

Swim Lessons


Longue Vue

Museum Studies Camp

June 5th- June 16th


Upturn Arts

Ages 4 - 12

May 22nd - August 11th


Cascade Stables

Horseback Riding

Ages 5 and older

June 5th - August 4th


First Tee NOLA

Golf Camp

Ages 6 - 12

May 31st - August 4th


Kelly School of Dance

Dance and Aeriel


The Hive on Woodland

Ages 5 - 10

June 5 - August 4th


New Orleans Karate Club

Martial Arts Camp



Grades 1-7

June 5 - July 28



Camp LOOP Garou

June 5th - June 30th


New Orleans Jesters

Soccer Camp

May 22nd - August 11th


New Orleans Youth Theatre

Ages 4 - 13

May 31st - August 11th


Live Oak Camp

Sleep Away Camp

Ages 8 - 15


LSU Health New Orleans

Ages 6-15

May 22 - May 26



NOLA Teen Film Makers

June 7th - July 2nd

Grades 8 - 12


Camp Hardtner

Sleep Away Camp


US Sports Camp

Volleyball Camp

Ages 10 -18

July 17 -25


Museum Lab

Behind the Scenes of a Museum

Ages 13-18

June 12 - June 16


Community Sailing New Orleans

Sailing Summer Camp

Ages 9 - 13

June 5th - August 4th


Summer is the perfect time for kids to explore their interests, make new friends, and have fun. And in New Orleans, there's no shortage of summer camps that offer just that. From outdoor adventures to creative workshops, STEM programs, and everything in between, parents have a plethora of options to choose from. Summer camps give kids a chance to learn new skills and make lifelong memories. Please note, many camps may offer financial assistance. So, take advantage of what our city has to offer and choose a summer camp that's perfect for your child's interests and needs. With the right camp, your child will have an unforgettable summer experience!

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