The Ultimate Guide to Baton Rouge Summer Camps

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Although we still have a few more months before school ends and summer begins, NOW is definitely the time to start thinking about summer camp in Baton Rouge! In this guide to Baton Rouge summer camps we have highlighted a variety of different types of camps. We have worked hard to find camps that fit the needs of all families and that hit various price points. It is our genuine hope that this guide will help you plan a fun and stress-free summer in Baton Rouge!

Thank you to the many sponsors that participated in this guide. If you are looking for a comprehensive list of camps in and around Baton Rouge you can find that HERE. Would you like to be included in this guide? Please email us at [email protected] 

Happy summer planning!

The Ultimate Guide to Baton Rouge Summer Camp

The Dunham School

Dunham Summer Camp 2020

Spend a slice of summer at Dunham! Registration opens February 1 for Dunham Summer Camp. Open to Dunham and non-Dunham students and conveniently located near Bluebonnet and Perkins Rowe, our summer opportunities include a traditional day camp as well as enrichment camps in arts, academics and athletics. Campers enjoy arts and crafts, weekly field trips, swimming, a giant waterslide, and much more!

Camp Ages :: 3 & Up

Camp Costs :: $90 – $200 per week

Camp Dates :: Dates vary by session chosen

Camp Location :: Dunham Summer Camp is located at The Dunham School at 11111 Roy Emerson Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Knock Knock Children's Museum

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Summer Camps at Knock Knock Children’s Museum are like nothing your children have ever experienced before. Our Summer Camps will fly them to the Moon, then whisk them back to a “real-life” video game world where adventure abounds, all the while teaching them about science, engineering, art, and creativity. If you are looking for ordinary, Knock Knock Summer Camps are NOT for you. Our camps are nothing less than EXTRAORDINARY! Over eight glorious weeks, our award-winning staff will bring your little campers to places they’ve only dreamed of going. From creating masterpieces in our one-of-a-kind art camp to the first-ever “Real Life” Minecraft camp to getting a taste of what it’s like being an astronaut in ASTRO Camp. Summer 2020 will be one exciting adventure after another here at Knock Knock. It will be here before you know it. Knock Knock Summer Camps fill-up very quickly. Don’t settle for ordinary when EXTRAORDINARY is just a click away. Members enjoy special discounted pricing.

Ages :: 0-12

Camp Cost :: $50-$250 depending on the camp selection.

Camp Dates :: See website for all dates and sessions

Camp Location :: 1900 Dalrymple Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Camp Istrouma


Camp Istrouma is a beautiful 140 acre summer camp located outside of Baton Rouge. We offer a place where kids can come have a blast and also learn about Jesus. We have three different summer camp programs, Overnight Camp, Day Camp and L.I.T.E. (Leadership In Training Experience). Campers love our lake activities with The Blob, Zip-line, and Water Slide. We also do a lot of other activities like canoeing, archery, hiking, paintball and much more. For more information contact Cody Hanken at [email protected] or call (225)261-2089.

Camp Ages and Costs :: Overnight Camp cost $420 for a week and ages range from 2nd-12th grade depending on the week, Day Camp cost $170 lunch included and is for 1st-6th graders, LITE Program is $100 a week and is for 9th-12th graders.

YMCA of The Capital Area

The “best summer ever” is right around the corner and the YMCA is offering Summer camp to make sure kids and teens are adventurous, active and healthy this summer. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime. Times are 7am until 6pm Monday – Friday.

Camp Ages ::  4-16

Camp Costs :: $120 – $170 ***Scholarships available based on need and availability of funds.***

Tulane Pre-College


Tulane Pre-College offers middle and high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. With both credit and enrichment options, our one- and two-week programs provide students with an introduction to Tulane University, where young minds can explore academic disciplines, build their resumes, and imagine making an impact. Tulane Pre-college offers multiple sessions during the summer with both residential and day options to meet the needs of demanding calendars. To be inspired to think, learn, act, and lead, join us at Tulane this summer.

Camp Ages :: Entering 6th-12th grade in fall 2020

Camp Costs :: Enrichment Day Session (1 week) :: $595

Enrichment Residential Session (2 weeks) :: $2,995

College-Credit Residential Session (2 weeks) :: $3,695

Baton Rouge Music Studios


Spend the summer making music, new friends, and super fun memories at Baton Rouge Music Studios’ Young Band Nation™ Music Camps. Whether your kids just love music and being creative, or they are really serious about making music with like-minded young musicians, our summer day camp offers something fun and educational for them all summer long. Pop in for a day, a week, or sign up for the whole summer for an unbeatable value! We also offer FREE early drop off and late pick up!

Camp Ages :: 6-17

Camp Costs :: $325 per week (day rates also available)

Painting and Pinot

Each day the campers will be introduced to different artists and create one of a kind art based on the style and period of the artist discussed that day. Mediums used will include pastels, watercolor, tempera, chalk, color pencils, and more. The kids will have a chance to explore their creativity and create original pieces of art every day! It will be a fun filled week!

Teddy Tennis

Swing into summer with Teddy Tennis! Allow your children, ages 2.5-6 years, to learn the basic of tennis with us this summer. Teddy Tennis is a fantastic way to encourage young children to get active and learn to play tennis. It works by combining music, pictures and teddy bear stories into a totally interactive learning adventure that young children love. Our mission is to provide a fun and encouraging atmosphere for children, helping them to fall in love with the sport while building coordination and character.

Parkview Baptist

Eagle Experience is the summer place for pre-K through 6th graders to explore a new talent, make new friends, learn new skills and make lifelong memories! Weekly sessions feature a unique selection of indoor and outdoor activities and field trips that take advantage of all the wonderful resources available in this community. Our eagle experience magic starts with our outstanding counselors, whose talent, creativity and leadership set the tone for a great experience.

Baton Rouge Center for Visual and Performing Arts

Go for the Gold with BRCVPA Summer Camp! Students entering Kindergarten through 5th Grade for the 2020-2021 school year will engage in reading and math enrichment, STEM and technology activities, and afternoons full of music, art, drama, and more with our highly energized staff! Discounted Early Bird Registration NOW through April 15th. Weekly, Session, and Full-Sumer Rates available!

Girl Scouts

Resident Camp is a magical place where girls make new friends, learn new skills and develop the confidence every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) should have. Not a girl scout, no problem, all girls are welcome!

Episcopal School of Baton Rouge

Don’t miss your opportunity to make the summer of 2019 great! Episcopal summer camps have something for everyone in PreK-4 through eighth grade. Registration opens on February 8th.

Art Academy

Each week at Art Academy, students will learn about a different art period and study masters from around the world! From Renaissance to Pop Art, they will get an introduction to art history while learning techniques that they will carry with them for their own future masterpieces.

Topgolf Baton Rouge

Topgolf’s Summer Academy registration opens this February! This week long, half-day clinic for kids is packed with fun, friends and the great game of golf. Your child will not only leave with a better swing, but a better understanding of the game, from chipping and full swing, to the rules and etiquette.

The Spanish Class

The Spanish Class is offering two types of programs this summer. One option is a Spanish, Art, and Music camp for children ages 3-10 were participants will learn Spanish through art and explore Latin American music with highly trained native Spanish speaking teachers. The second option is a High School Spanish Prep for children ages 11-15 for students who want to get ahead in their high school Spanish courses.

Joy Early Learning Center

“Spread JOY around the World” at JOY Early Learning Center’s Summer Camps. Options available by week or month beginning June 1st. Ages 15 months to 10 years old are welcome! We are located at 17737 Old Jefferson HWY, Prairieville, LA 70769.

Piano Pathways

Give your child the gift of music this summer! Your child can have a fun, first-experience of playing piano in our beginners’ piano camps. This camp is perfect for children and teens with little or no experience. Students will learn introductory musical skills like music and rhythm reading, and also piano performance skills.

Bennett's Water Ski and Wakeboard School

Bennett’s Water Ski and Wakeboard School in Zachary is the place to go to escape the summer heat. A short hop from anywhere in the Red Stick, this watersports facility caters to all abilities – from complete begineer to world class athletes.

Recalibrated Strength & Conditioning Sports Performance Camps

Set your youth athlete up for success this summer with the Recalibrated Strength & Conditioning Sports Performance Camps. The goal of our camps is to build a strong foundation for the youth athletes (ages 10-18) of Baton Rouge so that they can succeed in any athletic venture they desire. Athletes will be getting faster, jumping higher, and playing better!

American Family Martial Arts

Martial Arts summer camp! Kids learn the basics of karate plus still have fun playing games, learning focus & discipline! Your choice of weeks plus discounts for 4 weeks or more!

Broadmoor Methodist Summer Day Camp

This summer at Broadmoor we will be diving into an olympic themed summer. Each week we will have fun and competitive camp games, food parties, field trips, and on campus entertainment. Our camp is highlighted with 50 activities over our 10 weeks. The summer is capped off with our annual color war and our glow party! Our incredibly fun and highly experienced staff can’t wait to share this summer with you!

We hope that the Baton Rouge Summer Camp Guide is a useful start in your Baton Rouge summer planning. Additionally, if you would like to review a comprehensive A-Z list of summer camps in and around Baton Rouge you can check that out HERE.

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