KPLC’s Summer Camp Guide

Summer camps listing for Southwest Louisiana
Summer camps listing for Southwest Louisiana(KPLC)
Published: Apr. 19, 2022 at 2:59 PM CDT|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 11:49 AM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) -

What are your kids doing this summer? Camps are a great way to learn something interesting, make new friends, and have a lot of fun!


Gary Goff Youth Football Camp

May 26 - 27: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

McNeese State University

Ages 7 to 12

Sign up HERE.

iCan Bike Camp

iCan Bike Camp June 13-17 at Burton Complex. Open to anyone 8 years of age to adult with special needs who would like to learn to ride a bike; including those with Down Syndrome, autism, anxiety, ADHD, etc. Campers attend one 75 minute session daily. Click here to register or call 337.842.6555.

Lynn Kennedy Basketball Kids Day Camp

June 13-15 9am-3pm. Open to 1st-8th grade girls and boys. $125 per child, held at McNeese State University Legacy Center. To register email

Eric Carle Inspired Art Camp

June 14-16. Ages 5-8 9am-11:30am, ages 9-12 1pm-3:30pm

$100 donation per child covers activities, supplies and snacks. Click here to register.

Historic City Hall 1001 Ryan St, presented by the Children’s Museum.

Robotics Camp

Open to 3rd and 4th graders in Lake Charles from low to moderate income families. Apply in person at City Hall 5th floor, or online at .

Bellard Hillcrest Community Center June 13-17

McMillan Community Center June 20-24

Riverside Community Center June 27-July 1

Lake Charles Boston Region 5 STEM Center July 18-22

Branch Out Summer Art Camp

Open to children in kindergarten through 8th grade. Imperial Calcasieu Museum 337.439.3797

Session 1 June 6-10

Session 2 June 13-17

Session 3 June 20-24

Session 4 June 27-July 1

Herp Camp

Experience the world of reptiles and amphibians.

June 20-24 8:45am-noon, before and after care available.

Open to K-7th graders. Pathways Christian School 337.515.1994

Spy Camp

Science & art come together as campers learn to crack codes, dust for fingerprints, and become masters of disguise.

June 27-July 1 8:45am-noon, before and after care available.

Open to K-7th graders. Pathways Christian School 337.515.1994

Around the World in Five Days

Experience world cultures through cooking, art, and games while being introduced to some of the unique customs and geography which make our world an incredible place to live.

July 11-15 8:45am-noon, before and after care available.

Open to K-7th graders. Pathways Christian School 337.515.1994

Time Travelers

Jump back into the Middle Ages as we construct castles out of rice krispies, build a catapult, create ink from berries, and learn about life and history in Medieval Europe.

July 18-22 8:45am-noon, before and after care available.

Open to K-7th graders. Pathways Christian School 337.515.1994

Mad Science

Grab your white lab coat and safety glasses! Kids will get to experience hands-on science as they learn about the building blocks of matter.

July 25-29 8:45am-noon, before and after care available.

Open to K-7th graders. Pathways Christian School 337.515.1994

To add a camp to this listing, email your information to .

Planet Fitness Summer Pass

Kids 14-18 can work out for free May 16 - August 31.

Parent or guardian must be present to sign up, then child can work out alone. Call your local center for details.

Summer Theatre Camps

Children’s Theatre Company is offering 3 camps this summer

Extreme Theatre June 13-17 - Open to kids 8-18 years, all aspects of theatre including voice, movement, character development

Wild Things July 6-8 - Open to kids 5-8 years, creative drama, theatre games, creative movement

Kidz in Showbiz July 25-29 - 2 sessions, 5-8 year olds & 9-18 year olds, singing, acting, dancing to songs from Broadway shows

Calcasieu Parish Library

Summer Reading Program registration begins May 27th. Contact your local library for details.

Calcasieu Parish School Board Tech Camp

July 11-15 8:30am-3pm. All camp participants will receive a shirt, daily snack and an Apple iPad to keep! $475 per child. Space is very limited, call 337.217.4120 ext 1003

Calcasieu Parish School Board Science Camp

June 6-10 8:30am-11:30am Science and innovation, coding, engineering design, video game creation and more. $100 per child. Open to students entering 1-5 grade.

Calcasieu Parish School Board Energy Venture Camp

June 27-July 1 In Person 9:30am-2:30pm or At Home 10am-2:30pm. Grades 6-12. Build solar panels from scratch, hands on energy based chemistry, renewable energy sources, bioengineering, smart electronics.

Astro Camp - Calcasieu Parish School Board

NASA’s Distance Youth Space Experience July 25-29.

In-person 9:30am-2:30pm

At Home 10am-2:30pm.

Seaperch Camp Calcasieu Parish School Board

July 18-22 8am-11am or 1pm-4pm.

FREE for all CPSB students entering grades 5-12. STEM engineering design project to build an underwater robot!

Beginner Horse Camp

Learn the basics of horse care, and learn to ride. After lunch, swimming and zipline. 337.529.6355. Almosta Ranch.

June 6-9 for ages 6-8

June 20-23 for ages 8-10

July 11-14 for ages 6-8

July 25-28 for ages 8 and up

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

$200 per child per week (siblings discount available)

$50 registration fee

Daily 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Ages 3 and up (must be potty trained)

June 6 - 10: Game On

June 20 - 24: Dinosaurs

July 4 - 8: Encanto

July 18 - 22: Inside Out

August 1 - 5: Preschool Readiness

EliteSkillz Basketball Camp

July 25 - 28: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00p.m.

Sulphur High 9th grade gym

Open to boys and girls grades K - 8

To sign up, CLICK HERE.

Swimsational Summer Swim Camp

Camps and 5 day clinics all summer long. Click here to register or call 337.476.9848.

Allen Parish

Summer STEM Camp

July 11 - 15

Open to all 6 - 8th Grade Allen Parish students

Takes place at the Allen Parish Media Center at 521 W 6th Ave, Oakdale, LA 71463

Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Join in to learn about STEM and Robotics through hands-on experiments and activities using drones, sphero bolts, and VEX robotics.

Jeff Davis Parish

Third Dragon Karate Camp

July 18-July 29 Ages 3 (must be potty trained) through 15. Students are taught the basics of American Shotokan Karate and Stranger Danger program, along with discipline, self-respect and control. Fee includes Gi, white belt test and white belt at the of camp. For a registration form email, click here to reach their Facebook page , or call 337.842.4870.

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