Summer Camps

Recreation Summer Camps

Register for one or more of these great, affordable traditional camp programs. BREC’s recreation camps received an overall parent satisfaction rating of over 97% in 2017 for program structure, field trips, educational programing, safe environment, staff involvement, fitting family schedule, skills development, staff involvement and more. Exciting camper experiences include, but are not limited to, weekly field trips, S.T.E.A.M., nutrition literacy, physical fitness, outdoor adventures, healthy USDA meals/snacks and guest presenters (storytellers, law enforcement, bully prevention/awareness and safety). These programs are structured to provide parents and campers:

  • A high-quality, reasonably affordable camp program.
  • Camp experiences that are rich, vibrant and in a stimulating atmosphere with unique enrichment, learning and recreational activities that foster intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being for each child.
  • Camp locations in neighborhood setting that are easily accessible and safe with a variety of local and regional trip options.
  • Regular, open communication about camp/camper challenges, concerns and changes.

Meet & Greet Night

Get to know the camp staff that will be taking care of your camper and giving them a summer they will never forget - May 31, 5-7 p.m. at your camp location.

Summer Camp Facebook Group

Make connections and keep in touch with other camp parents. Get tips about summer camp. Stay up to date on what's going on. Join the BREC Summer Camp Facebook Group today!

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Camp Session Dates & Times

June 4-July 27 / eight, one-week sessions
Regular hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Before/After Care: 7-7:30 a.m. & 5:30-6 p.m.
Additional fee per week

Camp Themes

Each week the summer camp curriculum offers a different, exciting theme that provides opportunities for campers to participate in numerous age-appropriate, artistically designed activities including games, arts and crafts, music, outdoor adventures and field trips.

SESSION 1: GAME SHOW MANIA

Does your camper have what it takes to win it all? Then “come on down” to the BREC Summer Camp Game Show Week. Participate in games like Jeopardy, Minute to Win It, Fear Factor and Name that Tune.
June 4-8

SESSION 2: SLIME & GRIME

Join the fun as we plan to get messy. When you combine one-part science and two-parts imagination with some household knowledge, some paint and a little dirt, the outcome is filled with exciting activities, games and experiments that are sure to capture your attention and make you say WOW! (Pie roulette, egg toss, belly slide, Cheeto face and team painting)
June 11-15

SESSION 3: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Hop on board our time machine as we travel back in time to enjoy old-school games, music and more. It’s truly a blast back from the past when games become non-electronic and all about the personal interactions.

June 18-22

SESSION 4: WATER WORLD

Campers will splish and splash their way through the week as we explore fun with water activities! Don’t worry, the field trip to the water park will not to be overshadowed by the intense squirt gun and water balloon battle planned at camp! Bring your best and finest water blaster, canon and bucket.

June 25-29

SESSION 5: SALUTE TO OUR HEROES

Get ready for an adventure of heroic proportions as we salute our heroes. We will learn about and meet real life super heroes and show them our appreciation for keeping us safe!
July 2-6 (no camp July 4)

SESSION 6: GEAUX GREEN

Geaux Green camp days begin with entertaining, age-appropriate and eco-friendly lessons on ways to help keep the Earth green. Campers explore the natural environment and engage in science and art activities that reinforce each day’s message.
July 9-13

SESSION 7: GET YOUR PLAY ON

"Extreme sports" (also known as "action sports") is a general term used to describe a collection of sports activities involving adrenaline-inducing action. Your camper will try new and exciting sports and games and experience lots of outdoor adventure!
July 16-20

SESSION 8: MARVEL VS DC - WHO SAVES BREC?

Step into a world of fantastical science, myth and mayhem. Welcome to the Rise of BREC, a comic book universe where superheroes and supervillains battle for the fate of camp! Develop your superpowers and train to safely use them while learning super stunts. Test yourself with supercharged obstacle courses.
July 23-27

Camps for ages 4-6:

$100 per week for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$120 per week for out-of-parish residents

Locations:

ANNA T. JORDAN COMMUNITY PARK (205182)
BARINGER ROAD PARK (208810)
HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK (230182)
PALOMINO PARK (253180)
PERKINS ROAD COMMUNITY PARK (256183)
MILTON J. WOMACK PARK RECREATION CENTER (264180)
ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK (265180)
(max 30 per session)

 

Camps for ages 6-12:

$100 per week for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$120 per week for out-of-parish residents
*$60 per week for EBR Parish residents only

Locations:

ALSEN PARK*(204180) (Sponsored by Ronaldson Fields)
ANNA T. JORDAN COMMUNITY PARK* (205180)(AGES: 7-12)
ANTIOCH PARK (206180)
CEDAR RIDGE PARK (216180)
EXPRESSWAY PARK* (222180)
EXXON MOBIL/YMCA AT HOWELL PLACE* (268180)
FLANACHER ROAD PARK* (224180)
GUS YOUNG AVE. PARK* (228180)
HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK (230180) HOOPER ROAD PARK* (232180)
HOWELL COMMUNITY PARK* (234180)
JACKSON COMMUNITY PARK
(BOYS - 237180 / GIRLS - 243182)
INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK (235180)
JEFFERSON HWY. PARK (238151)
KATHY DRIVE PARK (226180)
LONGFELLOW PARK* (242180)
MAPLEWOOD PARK* (245180)
MAYFAIR PARK* (246180)
NORTH SHERWOOD FOREST COMMUNITY PARK (252180)
PLANK ROAD PARK (255182)
PERKINS ROAD COMMUNITY PARK (256180)
SAIA PARK* (259180)
T.D. BICKHAM PARK* (212180)

Parents Guide

What time is drop off? What about pick up? What should your camper bring with them? Need a refund because you'll be on vacation one of the weeks you're already registered for? All the questions and more answered in the 2018 Summer Camp Parents Guide. Click the link below to download today. A copy will also be provided to you by your camp location


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