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SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

The following summer camps have been announced for 2014 in Southwest Louisiana:

Lake Charles:

Cheer camps: Several sessions will be offered Mondays-Thursdays at Lake Charles Cheer Training, located at 612 Bennett Road. For more information, including class times and how to register, call LCCT at 337-564-6764 or 337-513-3246 or visit http://www.lccheertraining.com/.

Summer Day Camp: Mondays-Fridays at St. Luke-Simpson United Methodist Church, located at 1500 Country Club Road. Activities are open to children in grades K-5 and will include field trips and themed days. Space is limited, and tuition is $110 per week. For more information, call 337-474-1500.

Horsemanship camp: June 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, July 7-10, 14-18, 21-24 and August 4-7 at Stables at Le Bocage. Children ages 5 and up will learn how to ride, groom and tack horses. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes are available. For more information, call 337-905-5867 or visit http://www.thestablesatlebocage.com/?page=services=camps.

5-day summer camps: Monday-Friday on June 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, July 1-3, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-August 1 and August 4-8 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Club Tabby, located at 1427 W. Prien Lake Road. Camps are open to ages 4-12 and are $100 for the week, with the exception of July 1-3, which is $60. Participants should bring a sack lunch. For more information or to register, call 337-478-3600.

Education Day Camp at Kids College/McNeese Teens: May 27-August 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camps are open to students in grades 2-7. Subject areas will include science, art, dance, golf, tennis, writing, folklore, magic, music, computer skills, sewing and photography. Registration is $40 plus weekly/monthly fees, which includes a camp t-shirt. For more information, visit www.mcneese.edu/leisure. To enroll, call 337-475-5616.

 

Adventures in Nature: June 2-6 from 9 a.m.-3p.m. at Tuten Park, located at 3801 Nelson Road. Nature-themed activities will include gardening, hiking, studying insects, crafts. The camp is $60, with May 12 set as the registration deadline. For more information, email kguillory@gslpg.org.

Junior Putt-putt Clinic: June 2-6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Putt Putt Fun Center, located at 620 Petro Point Drive. Activites are $7.50 a day or $25 for the week and are open to children ages 8-18. Children can be dropped off as early as 8 a.m. Lunch will be served. On June 6, there will be a tournament and awards ceremony. To register fill out THIS form. For more information, call 337-480-1954.

Young Band Nation Camp: June 2-6 at Central School, located at 809 Kirby St. The Arts and Humanities Council of SWLA and Baton Rouge Music Studios are hosting the event. For more information, call 337-513-7905 or email band director Marcus Johnson at mpj03@hotmail.com.

Vacation Bible School: June 2-6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Christ Community Church, located at 2500 W. Prien Lake Road.  Activities are open to children in grades 1-6. Cost to attend is $7 per child. For more information, call 337-478-8228.

Vacation Bible School: June 2-6 from 9 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church of Lake Charles, located at 830 Hodges St.  Activities are open to children in grades K-5. Admission is free. For more information, call 337-433-1443.

Vacation Bible School: June 2-6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1800 Country Club Road. Activities are open to children in grades K-6. Admission is free. For more information, call 337-480-1555.

Vacation Bible School: June 2-6 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at New Life Apostolic Church, located at 710 W. 18th St. Activities are open to children ages 3-18. Pre-registration will be May 31 from 5-7 p.m. For more information, call 337-494-7565.

Governor's Program for Gifted Children: June 8-July 26 at McNeese State University. Program participants will be housed on the McNeese campus. The program is open to students in grades 6-10 and will cover arts and humanities topics. For more information, call 1-800-291-7840 or visit www.gpgc.org.

Camp Invention: June 9-13 at Dolby Elementary School, located at 817 Jefferson Dr. This year's theme is "Morphed!". Activities are open to students in grades 1-6 and will include hands-on problem solving, building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle, and disassembling electronics to build an insect-themed pinball machine. The camp is supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame. For more information or to register, visit www.campinvention.org.

Scuba Camp: June 9-13 and July 14-18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at True Blue Watersports. Camp is open to children ages 8-13. Classes are $259 per week and include a mask, fins and a snorkel. For more information, call 337-540-2518 or visit http://truebluewatersports.com/.

Vacation Bible School: June 9-13 from 9 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, located at 812 Kirkman St. Activities are open to children in grades Pre-K to 6th. Admission is free. For more information, call 337-436-6656.

Vacation Bible School: June 9-13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Sale Street Baptist Church, located at 1611 W. Sale Rd. Activities are open to children in grades Pre-K to 5th. Admission is free. For more information, call 337-477-3463.

Kids Camp: June 10-12, 17-20, 24-27 and July 8-11 and 22-25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lake Charles Country Club, located at 3350 Country Club Dr. Activities will include golf, tennis, swimming, arts and crafts. Tuition is $125 for the first child and $100 for each subsequent child and $150 for member-sponsored guests. For more information, call 337-477-5511 or visit http://www.lakecharlescc.net/.

Junior Golf Camp: June 10-12, 24-26 and July 8-10 from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Lake Charles Country Club, located at 3350 Country Club Dr. Tuition is $66 for the first child and $55 for each subsequent child or $75 for member-sponsored guests. For more information, call 337-477-5511 or visit http://www.lakecharlescc.net/.

Healthy U Camp: June 23-27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dynamic Dimensions, located at 602 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy. Camp activities are open to children ages 7-11 and will include games, crafts, nutrition, food preparation, fitness games and swimming. Cost is $100 for members and $125 for non-members. For more information, call 337-527-5459.

Vacation Bible School: June 23-27 from 9 a.m. to noon at University United Methodist Church, located at3501 Patrick St. Activities are open to children in grades Pre-K to 5th. Admission is free. For more information, call 337-527-5231.

"Wild Things": July 7-9 from 10-11:15 a.m. at The Children's Theatre. Classes are open to children ages 5-8 and cost $65. Activities will includes games, drama exercises and music. To register, visit http://www.childrenstheatre.cc/. For more information, call 337-433-7323.

"Acting for the Camera": July 7-9 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Children's Theatre. Classes are open to ages 8-18 and cost $85. Activities will include mock auditions, script reading, resumes, agents, commercial techniques and beginning improvisation. To register, visit http://www.childrenstheatre.cc/. For more information, call 337-433-7323.

WinShape Camp: July 14-18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1800 Country Club Road. Activities are open to children in grades 1-6 and will include science, athletics, crafts, music and drama. For more information visit http://winshapecamps.org/.

"Shakespeare Workshop": July 21-25 from 10-11:15 a.m. for children ages 5-8 and 10 a.m. to noon for ages 9-18 at The Children's Theatre. Classes cost $85. Activities will include performances of excerpts from Shakespeare's works, set design, lighting, costume making and a public performance for all students. To register, visit http://www.childrenstheatre.cc/. For more information, call 337-433-7323.

Region V LACUE Tech Camp 2014: July 21-25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at the CPSB Technology Training Center, located at 1724 Kirkman Street. The camp is open to all region V students entering grades 3–10 next school year. This year's theme is "Get Connected!". Participants will receive Dell Inspiron 11 touch screen laptops with webcams. Projects will include video and audio podcasts, graphic design and video production. Tuition is $500 per child, which includes the laptop, a daily snack, activities and instruction fees and a t-shirt. For more information or to register, call Nancy Rougeau at 217-4120, extension 1030, or you can email her at nancy.rougeau@cpsb.org. Participants may also register at www.cpsb.org/techcamp.

"Kids in Showbiz": July 28-August 1 from 10-11:15 a.m. for children ages 5-8 and 10 a.m. to noon for ages 9-18 at The Children's Theatre. Classes cost $85. Activities will include basic musical theatre performances of excerpts from Broadway shows. To register, visit http://www.childrenstheatre.cc/. For more information, call 337-433-7323.

Kicker Kutie Camp: July 28-August 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the McNeese Recreational Complex. The dance camp is open to girls in grades K-6. Participants will practice jazz, hip-hop, and pom fances, tumbling, pageant modeling, cheerleading and etiquette. The cost is $175. To register, visit https://campscui.active.com/orgs/CowgirlKickers#/selectSessions/661901. For more information, call 337-540-6392.

Lafayette:

French courses: L'Alliance Française de Lafayette will hold the following courses: French 101, French 102, French 103, Conversational French and French Summer Camp for Kids. Classes begin June 9 and will be held 6-7:30 p.m. in the old City Hall building, with the exception of the children's summer camp, which will be held at Vermillionville. For more information or to register, email aflafayette@gmail.com or visit aflafayette.org.

Leblanc:

Beau Camp 2014: June 29-July 4, overnight camp at Uskichitto Retreat Center, located at 590 Retreat Road in Leblanc, La. Traditional camp activities will be offered in addition to a ROPES course and a rock wall. The fee is $125 for campers and $75 for camp aides. The deadline to register is May 29. Mail registrations to Tara Tims, 2445 Texas Eastern Road, Ragley, La, 70657.

Moss Bluff:

Moss Bluff Elevate Soccer Camp: June 9-13 and 16-20. Sessions are available for players ages 4-14. Topics will include ball-control, passing, striking, dribbling, field awareness and decision-making in a tactical context. Spaces are limited. For more information or to register, visit www.MossBluffSoccerClub.org.

Kids Week VBS Celebration: July 21-26 from 9 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church of Moss Bluff, located at 276 Old Highway 171. Seeds Family Worship will perform on July 23. Activites are open to students in grades K-5. Admission is free. For more information, call 817-682-1910.

Orange, Texas:

Art Quest 2014: Children in grades K-5 are welcome to attend this series of summer art classes at the Stark Museum of Art. Tuition is $45 for Starks Cultural Venues Members and $60 for non-members. Applications are due by June 6. For more information, call 409-886-2787 or visit http://starkculturalvenues.org/starkmuseum/events/2014/04/art-quest-summer-class-registration.

EcoRangers Children's Camp: Children ages 3-9 can explore science and art in a series of nature-related classes and activities at the Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center. Applications are due by June 13 and are available HERE, along with camp fee listings.

Reeves:

Summer camps: June 16-20, 23-27 and June 30-July 4, July 7-11, 14-17 and 21-25. This year's theme is "Rescued!" Camps are $160, with the exception of the July 14-17 camp. Camps will be held at Camp Pearl, located at 1132 Camp Pearl Rd. Activities are open to students in grades 3-12. The camps are hosted by 15 churches in Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas and are open to all denominations. For more information or to register, visit http://camppearl.com/summer-camp/.

Sulphur:

Swimsational swimming camps: June 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, July 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-August 1, 4-8 from 9 a.m. to noon at Swimsational, located at 878 N Beglis Parkway. Camps are open to ages 4-14. Beginner and advanced courses are available. To register, visit www.swimsational.net/registration.html. For more information, including pricing and additional lessons, call the facility at 337-527-0950.

Second Saturdays Art Camp: June 14, July 12 and August 9 at the Henning Cultural Center, located at 923 Ruth St. Activities are open to children ages 6-12. Local artists will provide demonstrations. Registration is free, but spaces are limited. For more information, call 337-527-0357.

Vacation Bible School: June 16-20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church of Sulphur, located at 401 S. Huntington St. Activities are open to children in grades Pre-K to 5th. Admission is free. For more information, call 337-527-5231.

American Heritage 3rd Annual Summer Bling Camp: July 14-17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and July 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at Trinity Baptist Church, located at 505 N. Beglis Parkway. Cost is $90. For more information, call 337-526-3695 or visit http://scouting45.org/.

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