Kids & Community

BREC Holiday Camps

To register online for BREC's Spring camps, visit www.brec.org/webtrac.
Click the links below for Holiday Camp information.

Baton Rouge Zoo

3601 Thomas Road
225-775-3877
brzoo.org

SPRING ZOO CAMP

What could be more fun during spring break than hanging out with the animals? Zoo Camp includes guided walks through the Zoo and seasonally-themed games and crafts. Children will also have the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with Zoo animals.
April 22-26 / 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-12
$130 EBR Parish residents / $152 out-of-parish residents
Early drop-off at 7:30 a.m. + late pick-up until 5:30 p.m. are available at no additional fee
To register: www.brzoo.org

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway
225-757-8905
brec.org/swamp
facebook.com/brecnaturecenter
bbswamp@brec.org

BUSY BEE SPRING HOLIDAY CAMP

Bring your child to Bluebonnet Swamp for two days of fun during the spring holiday break. They’ll be treated to nature-based activities such as arts and crafts, live animal encounters, hikes, games, and a themed afternoon snack. Activities will focus on springtime topics such as baby animals, blooming plants and bees. Each day will be comprised of different activities, and campers will need to bring a bag lunch and drink each day.
April 22-23 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
$48 EBR Parish residents \ $57.60 out-of-parish residents
$10 additional fee for early drop-off from 7 a.m. + late pick-up until 6 p.m.
Registration is required (max.: 36 children)
More info: 225-757-8905 or sguidry@brec.org

BREC Art

Milton J. Womack Park
6201 Florida Blvd
jpoulter@brec.org
brec.org/BRECart

MARDI GRAS MAKERS’ CAMP

Young people will create Mardi Gras art projects and crafts – let creativity “rouler”.
March 4-5 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 7-10
$48 EBR Parish residents / $56 out-of-parish residents
More info: jpoulter@brec.org

SPRING HOLIDAY ART CAMP

Campers will create fresh spring art projects with paint, clay, watercolor, pastels and mixed media.
April 23-26 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 7-10
$96 EBR Parish residents / $114 out-of-parish residents
More info: jpoulter@brec.org

Farr Park Equestrian Center

6402 River Road
225-769-7805
brec.org/farr
facebook.com/BRECfarrpark

SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY HORSE CAMP

This camp will teach your child basic horsemanship, horse care, crafts, and enjoying the outdoors. All campers will have their own horse and ride for a total of 1-2 hours per day.
April 22-24 / 8a.m.-noon
Ages: 6-10
Late check out available until 1pm
$135 EBR Parish Residents
To register: webtrac.brec.org 225-769-7805

Highland Road Park Observatory

13800 Highland Road
225-768-9948
hrpo.org
observatory@brec.org

SPACE EXPLORATION CAMPS

Campers review highlights of American space program via interactive demos and games. Each session has a theme (to be chosen). The core activity is the construction and launching of two model rockets.
April 23-24 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 9-13
$55 EBR Parish residents / $66 out-of-parish residents
More info: observatory@brec.org 225-768-9948

Independence Park Theatre

7800 Independence Blvd
225-216-0660
theparktheatre.com
theatre@brec.org

Musical Theatre Study for Kids Holiday Camp

Musical Theatre Study is designed to take musical theatre to the next level. Student will learn the keys and tools to be a true performer. Campers will experience real life examples of the audition, rehearsal, and show run aspects of musical theatre. Campers will be taught the necessary skills of breath support, movement and vocal strength. Music will be selected from several popular musicals and assigned to each camper for an intense study of musical theatre.
Jan. 2 – 4 / 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Ages 8-12
$120 EBR Parish Resident
$144 out-of-parish

Register online at theparktheatre.com or on-site at Independence Park Theatre

Magnolia Mound

2161 Nicholson Dr.
225-343-4955
brec.org/magnoliamound
facebook.com/brecmagnoliamound

SPRING HOLIDAY HISTORY CAMP

Campers will explore early 19th century history and make Spring-themed crafts. From touring the historic house to playing old fashioned games, campers will love learning about the past. The two-day camp includes an open-hearth cooking experience and visiting the museum store.
April 23-24 / 8:30-4:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Before and after-care available from 7:30-5:30 p.m.
$44 East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$52.80 out-of-parish residents
Registration deadline: April 17

Recreation

OMGEE – KIDS ARE OUT HOLIDAY CAMP

BREC offers holiday camps, which are perfect for school vacations, filled with friends and fun activities. There will be two vacation camps this fall, including Thanksgiving Break and Christmas Break, to follow school schedules (School Schedules to be followed are City of Baker, City of Central, East Baton Rouge Parish Schools and City of Zachary). These camps offer a fun-filled variety of holiday themed recreational curriculum to include arts and crafts, guest speakers, passive and active games, socialization with peers and much more. Must have 15 campers registered three weeks from start date.

Locations:

  • ALSEN PARK
  • ANTIOCH PARK
  • HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK
  • INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK
  • JACKSON COMMUNITY PARK
  • MAPLEWOOD PARK @ MERRYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • PLANK ROAD PARK
  • ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK

Monday-Friday / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Grades: Kindergarten-6 / $14 per day
More info: 225-272-9200 EXT 413

Tennis

Capital One Tennis Center at City-Brooks Community Park

1515 Dalrymple Dr.
225-343-3767

SUPER TUESDAY TENNIS CAMP

This one-day camp includes tennis instruction and a visit to the splash pad. Campers must bring their own lunch.
March 5
Tuesday / 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 5-16
$59.99 per person ($5 late fee)
Registration Deadline: March 1
More info: 225-907-2897 (Ojo Thompson)

EASTER JR. TENNIS CAMP

This three-day camp includes tennis instruction and a visit to the splash pad. Campers must bring their own lunch.
April 23-25
Tuesday-Thursday / 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 5-16
$149.99 per person ($5 late fee)
Registration Deadline: April 19
More info: 225-907-2897 (Ojo Thompson)

Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center

14024 Highland Road
225-766-0247

MARDI GRAS JR. TENNIS CAMP

Full-day campers must bring their own lunch.
March 4-8 / Monday-Friday
Full-day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$40 per day or $175 for entire week
Half-day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$30 per day or $130 for entire week
Ages: 4-17
Registration Deadline: March 2
More info: 225-278-3018 (Natalie Johnson)

EASTER JR. TENNIS CAMP

Full-day campers must bring their own lunch.
April 22-26/ Monday-Friday
Full-day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$40 per day or $175 for entire week
Half-day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$30 per day or $130 for entire week
Ages: 4-17
Registration Deadline: April 20
More info: 225-278-3018 (Natalie Johnson)

Independence Community Park Tennis Center

7505 Independence Blvd.
225-923-2792

MARDI GRAS JR. TENNIS CAMP

Campers must bring their own lunch
March 4-6
Monday-Wednesday / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ages: 5-16
$110 per person
Registration Deadline: March 1
More info: 225-216-9264 (Jeremiah Casson)

MARDI GRAS JR. TENNIS CAMP

Campers must bring their own lunch
April 22-26
Monday-Thursday / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday / 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 5-16
$150 per person
Registration Deadline: April 19
More info: 225-216-9264 (Jeremiah Casson)

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