Kids & Community
To register online for BREC's Holiday camps, visit Webtrac.brec.org.

BREC Holiday Camps

Click the links below for Holiday Camp information.

Athletics

ATHLETICS HOLIDAY CAMPS

In partnership with The Doug Williams Foundation, BREC Holiday Sports Camp will teach new drills and techniques that will help you dominate on the court and field during this holiday season! Campers will go through various stations, competitions and focus on various sports like baseball, football, and soccer, that will help improve their overall game as well as individual abilities in various sports.
KATHY DRIVE PARK
Fall Break Sports Camp
Nov. 22-24 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 8-14
Registration: Oct. 1-31

Winter Break Sports Camp
Session 1: Dec. 20-23
Session 2: Dec. 27-31
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12
Registration: Nov. 1-30
$100 per camper
More info: athletics@brec.org

SPORTS ACADEMY HOLIDAY BASKETBALL CAMPS

Sports Academy Holiday Camps will teach new drills and techniques that will help you dominate on the court during this holiday season! Campers will go through various stations, competitions and five vs. five games that will help improve their overall game as well as individual abilities and basketball IQ.
SPORTS ACADEMY
Thanksgiving Camp
Nov. 22-24
Registration: Oct. 1-31

Christmas Camp
Session 1: Dec. 20-23
Session 2: Dec. 27-31
Registration: Nov. 1-30
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12 / $100 per camper

Baton Rouge Zoo

3601 Thomas Road
225-775-3877
brzoo.org

ZOO HOLIDAY CAMPS

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo offers Zoo Camps year-round including spring break, fall break, and winter break. Every Zoo Camp offers guided hikes through the zoo, behind-the-scenes tours, animal encounters, keeper chats, crafts, games and snacks.
BREC’S BATON ROUGE ZOO
9 a.m.-4 p.m. / Age: 6-12
Early drop off from 7:30 a.m.
Late pick up until 5:30 p.m. (no additional fee)
Fall Zoo Camp: Nov. 22 + 23 + 24
Winter Zoo Camp: Dec. 20 + 21 + 22
$35 per child for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$42 per child for out-of-parish residents
Fall + Winter Zoo Camp is a single day camp and registration is needed for each individual day.
Zoo Camp registration is non-refundable.
To register + More info: brzoo.org

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

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

BLUEBONNET SWAMP AUTUMN HARVEST + WINTER WONDERS CAMP

Bring your child to Bluebonnet Swamp for three 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 each day. Activities in winter camp will focus on winter topics. Registration opens October 1.
Autumn Harvest Camp
Nov. 22-24

Winter Wonders Camp
Dec. 20-22
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12
$75 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$90 for out-of-parish residents
More Info: 225-757-8905 or sguidry@brec.org

BREC Art

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

WINTER HOLIDAY ART CAMP

Campers will create “cool,” holiday inspired art projects in an atmosphere of fun and encouragement. Media includes paint, clay, watercolor, pastels and mixed media.
MILTON J. WOMACK PARK
Dec. 20-22 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 7-10
$96 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$115.20 for out-of-parish residents
More info: 225-281-9509
robin.mcandrew@brec.org

Community Recreation

SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY CAMPS

BREC offers holiday camps, which are perfect for school vacations, filled with friends and fun activities. There will be two holiday camps, including Fall Break and Winter 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. BREC is following all local, state and national guidelines for the current pandemic phase.

Fall Break Camp

FOREST COMMUNITY PARK + GUS YOUNG PARK + INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK + LOVETT ROAD PARK + PERKINS ROAD COMMUNITY PARK + ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK

Nov. 22-24 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12 / $42
Nov. 26 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12 / $14

Winter Break Camp

FOREST COMMUNITY PARK + GUS YOUNG PARK + INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK + LOVETT ROAD PARK + PERKINS ROAD COMMUNITY PARK + ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK

Date TBD (set by school district) / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ages: 6-12

Adaptive Camps

Our Camp Sunshine Spring Break Camp is for campers who require a smaller group setting with trained staff. We have a week of recreational opportunities, arts, music, games and social opportunities to interact with peers.
Ages: 6-15 / Forest Community Park
For more information, email molly.orr@brec.org.

Conservation

Palomino Drive Park - 14100 Palomino Drive, Central, LA 70739
conservation@brec.org
brec.org/conservation

NATURE EXPLORERS FALL CAMP

Nature Explorers Camp is all about getting your child outside for a hands-on exploration of nature. Bring your camper to Palomino Drive Park for three days of fun during the Thanksgiving break. Campers will explore the park, learn exciting facts, and enjoy the great outdoors. Our activities are designed to keep your camper engaged, learning and having a blast throughout the entire camp. These will include themed outdoor games, fishing, crafts, and experiments. Each day will be comprised of different activities, and campers will need to bring a bag lunch, drink, and snack each day. Activities in fall camp will focus on Animal Migration.
PALOMINO DRIVE PARK
Nov. 22-23 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 7-11
$50 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$60 for out-of-parish residents

Farr Park Equestrian Center

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

FARR PARK THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CAMP

Holiday riding camp will teach your child basic horsemanship, horse care, crafts, and enjoying the outdoors. Maximum of 10 campers.
Nov. 22-24 / 8 a.m.-noon / Late pick up: 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 9-12
$135 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$162 for out-of-parish residents
Registration opens: Oct. 1

FARR PARK CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CAMP

Holiday riding camp will teach your child basic horsemanship, horse care, crafts, and enjoying the outdoors. Maximum of 10 campers.
Dec. 20-22 / 8 a.m.-noon / Late pick up: 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 6-10
$135 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$162 for out-of-parish residents
Registration opens: Oct. 1

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.
Fall Session: Nov. 22-23
Winter Session: Dec. 27-28
8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 9-13
$55 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$66 for out-of-parish residents

Independence Park Theatre

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

DRAMA MYSTERY THEATRE LAB!

Everyone loves a good mystery! And the only thing better than watching a whodunit play is being in it! Campers will get to create their own mysteries and act out scripted skits. Mysteries are a great opportunity to practice improv skills; you never know what ending the audience might choose!
Nov. 22-24 / 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 8-11 / $100
Limit: 15 participants

DRAMA IMAGINATION LAB!

Let your imagination run wild! Combine the art forms of dance, music, drama and design to make something new every day.
Nov. 22-24 / 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Grades: 4-7 / $100
Limit: 15 participants

Magnolia Mound

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 an open-hearth cooking demonstration and visiting the museum store.
Nov. 22-23 / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / Ages: 7-12
Early drop-off: 7:30 a.m. / Late pick-up: 5:30 p.m.
$50 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$60 for out-of-parish residents
Registration deadline: Nov. 18
Moroe info: ashley.freeman@brec.org

Tennis

Capital One Tennis Center at City Park

1515 Dalrymple Dr.
225-343-3767

GOBBLE GOBBLE TENNIS CAMP

Three-day camp includes tennis instruction.
Nov. 22-24 / 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-16
$130 per person
Registration Deadline: Nov. 19 / $5 late fee
To register: 225-343-3767
More info: 225-907-2897

JINGLE BELLS TENNIS CAMP

Four-day camp includes tennis instruction.
Dec. 20-23 / 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-16
$160 per person
Registration Deadline: Dec. 17 / $5 late fee
To register: 225-343-3767
More info: 225-907-2897

Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center

14024 Highland Road
225-766-0247

TURKEY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Three-day camp includes tennis instruction.>
Nov. 22-24 / Ages: 4-16
Full Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$45 per day / $120 for all three days
Half Day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$35 per day / $95 for all three days
Registration Deadline: Nov. 19 / $10 late fee
To register: 225-766-0247
More info: 225-766-0247

HOLIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Four-day camp includes tennis instruction.
Dec. 20-23 / Ages: 4-16
Full Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$45 per day / $160 for all four days
Half Day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$35 per day / $125 for all four days
Registration Deadline: Dec. 17 / $10 late fee
To register: 225-766-0247
More info: 225-766-0247

AFTER HOLIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Four-day camp includes tennis instruction
Dec. 27-30 / Ages: 4-16
Full Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$45 per day / $160 for all four days
Half Day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$35 per day / $125 for all four days
Registration Deadline: Dec. 24 / $10 late fee
To register: 225-766-0247
More info: 225-766-0247

Independence Community Park Tennis Center

7505 Independence Blvd.
225-923-2792

FALL HOLIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Three-day camp includes tennis instruction.
Nov. 22-24
Monday + Tuesday / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday / 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 5-16 / $115 per person
Registration Deadline: Nov. 21
To register: 225-923-2792

HOLIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Four-day camp includes tennis instruction.
Dec. 20-23
Monday-Wednesday / 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday / 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 5-16 / $155 per person
Registration Deadline: Dec. 17
To register: 225-923-2792

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