Summer Camps at LCM

 

LCM is rolling Full STEAM ahead! During May and June summer camps, campers will explore all things STEAM—science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics—through fun, hands-on experiments and open-ended exploration.

During fun July camps, campers continue to make memories with us!

LCM Summer Camp is held daily from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with drop-off available from 8:45 a.m. until 9 a.m.  The weekly camp fee is $225/week for LCM Members and $250/week for non-members.  

Before Care is available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. for an additional $40/week, and After Care from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for $75/week. Before and After Care can be purchased together for $100/week. 

Camps are filled on a first come, first served basis with limited availability.

Our cancellation policy is as follows:  You may receive a full refund if you cancel 30 days before your first day of camp. If you cancel 2 weeks before the first day of camp, you will receive a 50% refund. If your cancellation occurs less than two weeks prior to the start date of camp, no refund is given.

 

PLEASE REGISTER USING THE NAME(S) OF THE CAMPER(S)

 

  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
Tuesday May 28
Explore the wonders of science through crazy, hands-on experiments every day. Try out the scientific method as you predict and test your hypotheses with ooey-gooey and bubbly mixtures, build your own robot, and create a flying machine! *No camp Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Adjusted rate for this camp: $180/ 4 days of camp for LCM Members, $200/ 4 days of camp for Non-Members.
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This week of camp has sold out. To be put on a waitlist, email ebarnitz@lcm.org.
Monday June 03
Albert Einstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Stretch your imagination with fun design challenges. From marble runs and marshmallow sculptures, to LEGO engineering, origami, and fort building, the possibilities of what you can create are endless!
Sold Out
This week of camp has sold out. To be put on a waitlist, email ebarnitz@lcm.org.
Monday June 10
Travel back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth! Be a paleontologist and search for dinosaur bones in your very own fossil dig. Go on a dino treasure hunt adventure and explore amazing facts about these prehistoric creatures!
Sold Out
This week of camp has sold out. To be put on a waitlist, email ebarnitz@lcm.org.
Monday June 17
Who lives in the Louisiana wetlands? Design your own safe habitat for a mammal, reptile, or bird. Learn about what our ecosystem needs to stay healthy, and make your own pledge for what you can do to preserve the wetlands. Get ready to “go green” and have lots of fun! *Please note that Wetlands & Wildlife Camp and Art Trek Camp are the same week.*
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Monday June 17
Beyond the Blue Doors: Observing, Exploring, and Creating Art Inspired by our Julia Street exhibits Campers will learn about the artistry behind many of LCM’s iconic exhibit pieces. They will be able to create recycled art trees; larger than life eyes; and miniature replicas of shotgun houses and barges. To hone their observation and drawing skills, they also will sketch “still life” portraits of exhibits. Campers will display their final pieces in an atrium gallery show at the museum on the final day of camp. *Please note that Wetlands & Wildlife Camp and Art Trek Camp are the same week.*
Sold Out
This week of camp has sold out. To be put on a waitlist, email ebarnitz@lcm.org.
Monday June 24
Behind the Blue Doors: Observing, Drawing, and Creating LCM exhibits and exhibit-inspired artwork. Campers will learn about the artistry behind LCM’s exhibit pieces in a 5 day exploration of LCM from an artistic viewpoint. Our young artists will learn about size, proportion, and scale; they will sketch exhibit pieces, create a miniature of at least one exhibit piece, collaborate on a “cityscape exhibit”, and design their own “mini-exhibit” diorama. Campers will display their final pieces in an atrium gallery show at the museum on the final day of camp. For those enthusiastic artists who also signed up for the first week of Art Trek Studio Camp, our art camp educator will assign different exhibits and designs for these young museum-makers to tackle and create. **Please note that Space Explorers Camp and Art Trek Camp II are the same week**
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Monday June 24
Travel the universe and learn about stars, planets, and other phenomena–all without leaving the museum! Learn how telescopes were invented by Galileo and create your own constellation. Crawl into our inflatable Star Lab for a show all about astronomy, launch your own balloon rocket, and crash a meteoroid to test its crater size. **Please note that Space Explorers Camp and Art Trek Camp II are the same week**
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Monday July 01
Explore the five senses with all things culinary. Prepare and taste your own edible creations, make your own recipe book, and enjoy food themed crafts and songs. Learn about “eating the rainbow” and building a balanced plate. Bon Appétit! *No camp 4th of July, Thursday, July 4. Adjusted rate for this camp: $180/ 4 days of camp for LCM Members, $200/ 4 days of camp for Non-Members.
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Monday July 08
What does it take to perform in the biggest show on earth? Try your hand at simple magic tricks, juggling, balloon making, and theater games. Build your balance and acrobatic skills while also clowning around. Families are welcome to attend our Big Top Showcase in the on Friday, featuring our talented campers!
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Monday July 15
Learn about famous treasures of ancient civilizations and become a treasure hunter yourself! Discover how archaeologists search and care for relics. Make your own treasure chest and design your own treasure map. Work as a team and build problem-solving skills as your search for hidden clues throughout the museum to find our own lost artifacts!
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Event registration summary
WETLANDS & WILDLIFE - June 17-21:
Member Camp
0
$225.00
Non-Member Camp
0
$250.00
Before Care
0
$40.00
After Care
0
$75.00
Before and After Care
0
$100.00
ART TREK STUDIO ART CAMP II - June 24-28:
Before Care
0
$40.00
Before and After Care
0
$100.00
After Care
0
$75.00
Member Camp
0
$225.00
Non-Member Camp
0
$250.00
SPACE EXPLORERS CAMP - June 24-28:
Before Care
0
$40.00
Before and After Care
0
$100.00
After Care
0
$75.00
Member Camp
0
$225.00
Non-Member Camp
0
$250.00
BON APPÉTIT! CAMP* - July 1-5:
Before Care
0
$32.00
Before and After Care
0
$80.00
After Care
0
$60.00
Member Camp
0
$180.00
Non-Member Camp
0
$200.00
SILLY CIRCUS CAMP - July 8-12:
Before Care
0
$40.00
Before and After Care
0
$100.00
After Care
0
$75.00
Member Camp
0
$225.00
Non-Member Camp
0
$250.00
TREASURE HUNTERS CAMP - July 15-19:
Before Care
0
$40.00
Before and After Care
0
$100.00
After Care
0
$75.00
Member Camp
0
$225.00
Non-Member Camp
0
$250.00
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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