The Ultimate Guide to Baton Rouge Summer Camps

Best camps in Baton Rouge

Although we still have a few more months before school ends and summer begins, NOW is definitely the time to start thinking about summer camps in Baton Rouge! In this guide to Baton Rouge summer camps we have highlighted a variety of summer camps for kids of all ages in and around Baton Rouge. We have worked hard to find camps that fit the needs of all Baton Rouge 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 for your family in Baton Rouge!

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Wishing your family luck in finding the perfect summer camp in Baton Rouge!

Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Baton Rouge

The Dunham School

Baton Rouge Summer Camp

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, 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

YMCA of The Capital Area

YMCA Baton Rouge Summer Camps

Children are ready for fun! They are ready for best friends and new friends. They are ready for adventure and swimming pools and silly games in the sunshine. They are ready for camp songs and camp chants and camp crafts. They are ready for new experiences. Like archery or baking or tennis. They are ready for it all. WE ARE READY TOO!

Camp Ages ::  4-16

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

Kid-Possible Summer Camp

Budget friendly Baton Rouge Camps

Register today to adventure with us in 2021 into best summer ever! We will be “adventuring” to different areas of the world, decades, and trends! All of our art and science projects will be based on our theme for the week and are sure to me memorable! Our weeks are packed with art, science, onsite and off-site field trips, chess lessons, soccer lessons, outdoor games, and inflatables. We have something for everyone, zero screen time, and non-stop activities all summer long! We have two convenient locations to make Summer Adventures Kid-Possible for even more families in the Baton Rouge area! *All programming is based on recommended CDC guidelines and may be adjusted to accommodate a change in standards. COVID precautions are in effect at both of our locations, please visit our website for more information regarding our guidelines.

Camp Ages:: 5-12

Camp Costs:: $180-$190 per week ($10 off with Early Bird pricing until March 1,

Camp Dates & Times:: June 1 – August 6 (Divided into weekly sessions).  9AM-4PM with extended hours available

Camp Locations:: Jefferson United Methodist Church & St. Luke’s Episcopal School.


Academic Camps in Baton Rouge

Studyville is pleased to offer dynamic programming for the summer of 2021, including courses in business, academics, literature, film, STEAM (science, technology, and arts), and other fun summer camps. In addition to summer programming, Studyville will be open all summer for private tutoring and membership benefits. Join us as we explore Rube Goldberg machines, delve into great works of film and literature such as The Lord of the Rings, keep up with math, meet with college recruiters, study up for the ACT®, fly around with Harry Potter, and get that summer reading done.

Camp Ages ::  For all rising 6th – 12th graders.

Camp Costs :: $150 – $250, with free classes for members

Valor Gynmastics

Gymnastics Camp in Baton Rouge

With 2020 behind us, we are all ready for some summer time FUN! Valor’s summer camp will kick off May 24th. We are excited to showcase our newly renovated gymnastics space featuring new equipment including a tumble track, uneven bars, preschool bars, road beams, padded flooring, and so much more! We are proud to offer Baton Rouge’s most dynamic and fun camp experiences for kids starting at age 3 to 15 years old. The camps incorporate fun themes each week with crafts, games, fun dress up days and of course, gymnastics. Every child leaves happy!

Camp Ages :: Boys & Girls 3-15 years

Camp Costs :: See website for more details

Camp Dates :: Camp starts May 24th

Camp Location :: 8321 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Baton Rouge Music Studios

Music Camp in Baton Rouge

Learn how to write your own songs, play in a band, perform live, and make amazing new friends that share your unique interests at one of our summer camps! From Katie Perry to Jimmy Hendrix, and everything in between – Baton Rouge Music Studios (BRMS) has our area’s most customizable curricula for all things music! Learn how to write your own songs, play in a band, perform live, and make amazing new friends that share your unique interests at one of our summer camps! We offer FREE early drop off and late pick up. Registration starts February 1st.

Camp Ages :: 11-17

Camp Costs :: $65 daily drop-in rate, $325 standard weekly rate – sign up for the entire summer and pay only $250 per week!

Camp Dates :: May 31st – July 23rd, divided into weekly sessions

Camp Location :: Our camps are located at Baton Rouge Music Studios located at 9327 Burbank Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Painting and Pinot

Art Camp Baton Rouge

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!

Camp Istrouma

Overnight camp option in Baton Rouge

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.

Piano Pathways

Baton Rouge Piano Summer Camp

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.

American Family Martial Arts

Karate Camp Baton Rouge

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

Under the sea themed camps in Baton Rouge

This summer at Broadmoor we will be diving into a summer under the sea. 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!

Art Academy

Summer Art Camp in Baton Rouge

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.

Parkview Baptist

Baton Rouge Summer Day Camps

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.

Throw Me Something

Pottery Camp in Baton Rouge 2021

Mud, Fun, Paint, Kids, and Pottery!!! Come join us at Throw Me Something for a fun filled Pottery and Art Camp this summer. Register for any of our summer sessions in the link below.

Episcopal School of Baton Rouge

PreK through 8th grade camps

Make the summer of 2021 the BEST SUMMER EVER! Episcopal summer camps have something for everyone in PreK-4 through eighth grade. Where else can you train like a secret agent, create your own works or art or even cook like a chef – all on one campus? Camp registration is open now.

Tulane Pre-College

Tulane Pre-College Summer Camp

Tulane Pre-College offers online summer courses to middle and high school students in several academic programs, including STEM, gender equality studies, architecture, and social justice. Courses are available with both enrichment and college-credit options in either two-week or three-week sessions. The ideal Tulane Pre-College student is someone interested in expanding their college resume, learning through an interactive, hands-on curriculum, and exploring future career opportunities.

Kajun Martial Arts

Baton Rouge Karate Camp

Our Summer Camps offer a comfortable and safe environment with exciting martial art activities! Every week we take a field trip (pending Covid restrictions) and throughout the summer we have special visitors including fireman, policeman, service personal, and others. We start the day off with quiet reading and then the fun begins… Our camp is formatted so that each week students experience martial arts training that includes exciting activities like gymnastics, archery, shuriken throwing, and so much more.

Girl Scout Camp Marydale

Girl Scout Camp Marydale

Whether your girl likes to canoe, ride horses, or do arts and crafts, she will be able to do all this and more at Girl Scout Camp Marydale this summer! Resident Camp is for girls grades 1-12. Limited space is available. Visit our website for more information and COVID guidelines.

Best camps in Baton Rouge

This is a comprehensive alphabetical listing of summer camps in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas, including Gonzales, Prairieville, Zachary and Denham Springs. We hope this list of camps helps you plan your very best summer in Baton Rouge! Would you like to chat about adding your summer camp to our list? Please email Karen {@} redstickmom {dot} com. 

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