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

What could be more fun during school 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.

FALL ZOO CAMP

Nov. 20 + 21 + 22
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-12
$35 per child per day for EBR Parish residents
$42 per child per day for out-of-parish residents
Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up is until 5:30 p.m. and available at no additional fee.

WINTER ZOO CAMP

Dec. 27 + 28 + 29
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-12
$35 per child per day for EBR Parish residents
$42 per child per day for out-of-parish residents
Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up is until 5:30 p.m. and available at no additional fee.

BREC Art

Camp held at Milton J. Womack Park
6201 Florida Blvd
225-383-1470
batonrougegallery.org

WINTER HOLIDAY ART CAMP

Immerse your child in a flurry of art filled days.
Dec. 19-21
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages 7-12
$69 EBR Parish residents
$71 out-of-parish residents
225-383-1470

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

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

Bring your child to Bluebonnet Swamp for two days of fun during the holiday breaks. They’ll be treated to nature-based activities such as arts and crafts, live animal encounters, hikes, games and a themed afternoon snack. Each day will be comprised of different activities, and campers will need to bring a bag lunch and drink.

Autumn Harvest Camp

Campers learn about the changing colors, nature explorers and living off the land.
Nov. 20-21
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
$48 EBR Parish residents
$57.60 out-of-parish residents
Early drop-off begins at 7 a.m. and late pick-up is until 6 p.m. and available for $10.

Winter Wonders Camp

This camp’s theme is all about animal and plant adaptations for surviving winter, migration and hibernation.
Dec. 21-22
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
$48 EBR Parish residents
$57.60 out-of-parish residents
Early drop-off begins at 7 a.m. and late pick-up is until 6 p.m. and available for $10.

Farr Park Equestrian Center

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

Farr Park's Holiday Camp for 2017 is open to campers ages 8-12. Campers will recieve English and Western riding instruction, and will also participate in horse-related activities. Camp will take place from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Pick up and drop off will be in front of the indoor arena. Please bring a lunch and snacks.

WINTER HORSE CAMP

Dec. 18-22
8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ages: 8-12
Registration begins Oct. 16 at 9 a.m.
$135 EBR Parish resident
$162 out-of-parish resident

Highland Road Park Observatory

13800 Highland Road
225-768-9948
http://hrpo.lsu.edu
observatory@brec.org

Children build and launch two model rockets while learning about the American space program and safety procedures. Each rocket is a different model than those used in the past year. Children should bring a lunch each day which does not require refrigeration as well as a hat and sunscreen.

FALL ROCKET CAMP

Nov. 20-21
8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
Ages: 9-13
Registration begins Oct. 7
$55 EBR Parish resident
$66 out-of-parish resident
Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up is until 5:30 p.m. at no additional charge.

WINTER ROCKET CAMP

Dec. 27-28
8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
Ages: 9-13
Registration begins Oct. 7
$55 EBR Parish resident
$66 out-of-parish resident
Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up is until 5:30 p.m. at no additional charge.

Magnolia Mound Plantation

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

MAGNOLIA MOUND FALL HOLIDAY CAMP

Campers will explore early 19th Century history and make fall- themed crafts. From touring the historic house to playing old fashioned games, campers will love learning about the past. The two days will end with the campers cooking in the open hearth kitchen and visiting the museum store.
Nov. 20-21
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ages 7-12
$44 EBR Parish resident
$52.80 out-of-parish resident
Registration deadline: Nov. 15
225-343-4955

Recreation

Holiday Camps

Holiday camps are held during school breaks. Children, ages 4-12, participate in on-site, recreational activities of holiday themed active and passive games, as well as arts and crafts. Children must pack two snacks, lunch and drinks for the day.
Camps follow local community school holiday schedules. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$14 per day
Must have 15 children registered by one week prior in order to have the camp. Register online at webtrac.brec.org or in person at location of your choice

Baker Area / Ages: 6-12
Baker Park

Central Area / Ages: 6-12
Jackson Community Park

East Baton Rouge Parish Area / Ages: 4-5 (Children Must Be Potty-Trained.)
Highland Road Community Park
Milton J. Womack Park

East Baton Rouge Parish Area / Ages: 6-12
Alsen Park - Sponsored By Ronaldson Fields
Anna T. Jordan Community Park
Antioch Park
Cedar Ridge Park
Gus Young Park
Highland Road Community Park
Howell Community Park
Independence Community Park
Jefferson Highway Park
Kathy Drive Park
Maplewood Park
Mayfair Park
North Sherwood Forest Community Park

Zachary Area / Ages: 6-12
Plank Road Park
Zachary Community Park

Tennis

Capital One Tennis Center at City-Brooks Community Park

1515 Dalrymple Dr.
225-343-3767

GOBBLE GOBBLE THANKSGIVING CAMP

Camp Director Ojo Thompson
Nov. 20-22
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-16
$149.99
Registration deadline: Nov. 18

JINGLE BELL TENNIS CAMP

Camp Director Ojo Thompson
Dec. 19-21
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-17
$149.99 per child
Registration deadline: Dec. 15

Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center

14024 Highland Road
225-766-0247

THANKSGIVING JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Camp Director is Natalie Johnson
   Nov. 20-22
Full-day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$35 per day or $95 for three days
Half-day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$25 per day or $65 for three days
Ages: 4-16
Registration deadline: Nov. 18
225-278-3018

BEFORE CHRISTMAS JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Camp Director is Natalie Johnson
   Dec. 19-22
Full-day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$35 per day or $130 for four days
Half-day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$25 per day or $90 for four days
Ages: 4-16
Registration deadline: Dec. 15
225-278-3018

AFTER CHRISTMAS JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Camp Director is Natalie Johnson
Dec. 26-29
Full-day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$35 per day or $130 for four days
Half-day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$25 per day or $90 for four days
Ages: 4-16
Registration deadline: Dec. 23
225-278-3018

Independence Community Park Tennis Center

7505 Independence Blvd.
225-923-2792

THANKSGIVING JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Camp Director is Jeremiah Casson
Nov. 20-22
Monday + Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 5-16
$115
Registration deadline: Nov. 17
225-216-9264

CHRISTMAS JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Camp Director is Jeremiah Casson
Dec. 19-22
Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday / 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 5-16
$155
Registration deadline: Dec. 15
225-216-9264

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