December 1, 2021

The holidays are here and school breaks are drawing near! Don't miss out on your chance to enroll your child in once of these Winter Break Camps.

Art Camp 504
3113 Royal St., New Orleans
Ages: ​7-12
Cost: $245
Dates: ​December 20-23
artcamp504.org
Camps include Creative Writing & Illustration, Culinary Arts, Theater, Film, Parade, Mixed Media, and Dungeons & Dragons.

Arts & Crafts Camp at Posh Paint Pub, the Pottery Painting Studio​ 
3218 Taft Park, Metairie
Ages: ​5-8 and 9-12
Cost: ​Varies
Dates: December 20-24, December 27-31, January 3-7
poshpaintpub.com
They paint pottery and canvases, and build with clay from 9 a.m.-noon. They also make wacky crafts and their own jewelry from 1-3 p.m. All day is an option, too.

Art Time Mandeville Holiday Workshop 
705 Asbury Dr., Mandeville
Ages: ​Kindergarten-8th Grade
Cost: $35-50/day
Dates: ​December 20-23
arttime.biz
Each student will draw or paint along with friends and bring home paintings, stuffed animals and decorated pillows.

Audubon Zoo Winter Camp
6500 Magazine St., New Orleans
Ages: 4-6 and 6-older
Cost: $280-310
Dates: December 27-31
audubonnatureinstitute.org
Includes animal encounters, hands-on science explorations, animal-themed movement activities, and nature art.

Camps at NOLA Jesters, presented by Raising Cane’s 
127-139 East Dr., New Orleans
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $175
Dates: December 20-24
nolajesters.com
Camps are designed to provide a fun learning experience that gives youth players a taste of a dedicated soccer experience with high-level soccer coaching from the New Orleans Jesters players and technical staff. Each camp includes foot skills, technical drills, small-sided games, and coached scrimmages.

Cascade Stables at Audubon Park Winter Riding Camp
3526 Upperline St., New Orleans
Ages: 5 & older
Cost: $80/day
Dates: December 26-28, January 2-4
cascadestables.net
Includes riding or driving twice daily, grooming horses, tacking horses, horse and equipment care, mounted and unmounted games, crafts, horsemanship skills and safety, and equine trivia.

Culinary Kids Holiday Camp
915 Marigny Ave. Mandeville
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $75/day
Dates: December 20-23 & 27-30
culinarykidsns.com
Kids cook their own breakfast, lunch, snacks, and desserts; make drinks; enjoy gardening; meet guest visitors with treats; conduct science experiments, play indoor/outdoor games; and have great fun with friends.

Franco’s Mandeville Christmas & Winter Break Camp 
100 Bon Temps Roule, Mandeville
Ages: 5-13
Cost:  $50/day
Dates: December 20-24 & December 27-31
francosmandeville.com
Children enjoy fun activities in a safe environment.

Junction Place Sportsplex Winter Break All Sports Camp 
5620 Crawford St., Elmwood
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Varies
Dates: December 20-24 & December 27-31
junctionplacesportsplex.com
This is the perfect camp for boys and girls who enjoy movement, or who need a little motivation to get moving. Housed indoors at Junction Place Sportsplex, who wouldn't have fun playing and learning new games in a safe and controlled environment? 

KidCam Camp: Aurora United Methodist Holiday Camp 
3300 Eton St., New Orleans
Ages: PreK4-13 
Cost: $40/day
Dates: December 20-23 & December 27-31
kidcamcamp.org
Activities will include indoor and outdoor games, gym play in the full-size air-conditioned gym, holiday-themed arts and crafts, science, and culinary crafts. Meals can be brought or purchased at camp; snacks will be provided.

New Orleans JCC Uptown Winter Mini Camp
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
Ages: K-5
Cost: $350/week, members only
Dates: December 20-24 and December 27-31, must register for whole week
nojcc.org/minicamp
Staff will guide participants through an active day filled with group activities, creative arts, athletic games, and more. Bring a bagged lunch and wear closed-toe shoes so you can take part in all of the fun. 

Upturn Arts Winter Wonderland Camp 
1719 Toledano St., New Orleans
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $15-60/day
Dates: December 17 & 20-23
upturnarts.org
Collection of fantasy-themed dances, art lessons, acting, and singing opportunities. This camp will feature shared spaces to create and artistically interact with one another.

¡Vamonos NOLA! Oasis Espanol Holiday Camp
600 Eleonore St., New Orleans
Ages: 5-10 
Cost: Varies
Dates: December 20-24 & December 27-31
vamonosnola.com
¡Vamonos NOLA! is your Spanish language vacation camp destination. Your camper will make friends and build memories while laying a foundation of multilingualism.

Vue Crew Holiday Camp
7 Bamboo Rd., New Orleans
Ages: 5-10
Cost: $85
Dates: December 21-23
longuevue.com
School’s out! Kids can spend holiday-week mornings at Longue Vue, developing gardening skills and learning how plants and gardens are connected to holiday celebrations around the world. Enrollment is strictly limited to 12 students per session, and all CDC-recommended safety protocols will be observed.

YMCA West St. Tammany Christmas Break Camp
71256 Francis Rd., Covington
Ages: 5-14 
Cost: $35-45/day 
Dates: December 20-23 & December 27-30
(985) 893-9622                 
Activities include festive stories, songs, crafts, active play, sports, and seasonal-themed educational play. Bring lunch, two snacks, and a water bottle.

YMCA East Jefferson Fall Holiday Camp 
6691 Riverside Dr., Metairie
Ages: 5-12 
Cost: $35-45/day
Dates: December 20-24 & December 27-31
(504) 888-9622                   
Activities include festive stories, songs, crafts, active play, sports, and seasonal-themed educational play. 


Did we miss including your child's favorite camp? Email us today and let us know. 

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