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.

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.
BREC’S BATON ROUGE ZOO
April 18-22 / 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 6-12
$130 per child for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$152 per child for out-of-parish residents
Early drop-off at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up until 5:30 p.m. are available at no additional fee.

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

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

BUSY BEE SPRING CAMP

Bring your child to Bluebonnet Swamp for three days of fun during the 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. Each day will be comprised of different activities, and campers will need to bring a bag lunch and drink each day. Activities in spring camp will focus on springtime topics such as baby animals, blooming plants, and bees. Due to separate holiday weeks for local schools, we will be offering two sessions of camp to accommodate all EBR residents. Registration opens March 1.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
Session 1: April 12-14
Session 2: April 18-20
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12
$75 for in-parish residents
$90 for out-of-parish residents
More Info: 225-757-8905
sguidry@brec.org

BREC Art

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

SPRING HOLIDAY ART CAMP

Campers will jump into the season by creating spring inspired art projects in an atmosphere of fun and encouragement. Media includes paint, clay, watercolor, pastels and mixed media.
Milton J. Womack Park
April 12-14 /8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 7-10
Maximum of 30 participants
$75 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$90 for out-of-parish residents
More info: 225-272-9200 EXT 1505
robin.mcandrew@brec.org

SPRING CLAY CAMP

Getting muddy is a great way to spend the spring holiday. Join us in our new clay studio to learn hand building, wheel throwing and glazing. Participants will also create free form sculpture as well as create clay pieces that will become cherished memories of this FUN, NEW, UNIQUE camp!
DRUSILLA LANE PARK
April 12-14 / 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Ages: 9-12
Maximum of 12 participants
$75 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$90 for out-of-parish residents
More info: 225-272-9200 EXT 1505
robin.mcandrew@brec.org

BOOK CLUB CAMP

This book club is like no other! Join professional artist and children’s book illustrator, Holly Stone-Barker, for three days of book making and storytelling. We will create unique books ready for illustrations and fantastical stories by binding, folding and using natural materials.
MILTON J. WOMACK PARK/DRUSILLA PARK
April 12-14 / 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 8-12
Maximum of 12 participants
$40 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$48 for out-of-parish residents
More info: 225-272-9200 EXT 1505
robin.mcandrew@brec.org

CREATIVE CHOICES TEEN CAMP

Like spoken word? Can you paint? Do you like movies? Are you creative? It doesn’t matter– we got you! Join us for three days of cool and different ways to learn both visual and performing art techniques. This unique and creative art camp will allow participants to artistically express themselves in ways they never knew they could. Painting, writing, clay, monologues and spoken word are just a few of the offerings that will inspire participants to make their creative choice!
INDEPENDENCE PARK THEATRE EVENT CENTER
April 12-14 / 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Ages: 13-17
Free for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
Must pre-register.
More info: 225-272-9200 EXT 1505
robin.mcandrew@brec.org

Community Recreation

COMMUNITY RECREATION HOLIDAY CAMPS

BREC offers holiday camps, which are perfect for school vacations, filled with friends and fun activities. There will be two vacation camps this spring, including Mardi Gras and Spring 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 10 campers registered three weeks from start date. Pre-register online at webtrac.brec.org.

Winter Camp

LOVETT ROAD PARK
Jan. 3-7 / Monday-Friday / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Grades: Kindergarten-6th grade / $70

Mardi Gras Camp

Anna T Jordan Community Park + Antioch Boulevard Park + Church Street Park + Camp Sunshine at Forest Community Park + Highland Road Community Park + Independence Community Park + Lovett Road Park
Feb. 28-March 2 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ages 6-12 | $42/$50.40 Out of Parish

Spring Break Camp
East Baton Rouge Parish Schools
Anna T Jordan Community Park, 1750 Stilt St
Antioch Boulevard Park, 6229 Antioch Blvd
Camp Sunshine at Forest Community Park, 13900 S Harrell’s Ferry Rd
Highland Road Community Park, 14024 Highland Road
Independence Community Park, 7505 Independence Blvd

April 12-14 + 18/ 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$70 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents/ $84 for out-of-parish residents

City of Baker, Central and Zachary school systems
Church Street Park, 3210 Church Street
Lovett Road Park, 13443 Lovett Road
 
April 18-22 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$70 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents; $84 for out-of-parish residents
 
Camp-In: Minute-to-Win-It Mania
Church Street Park, 3210 Church Street
Lovett Road Park, 13443 Lovett Road
Antioch Boulevard Park, 6229 Antioch Blvd
April 15 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
$15 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents; $18 for out-of-parish residents

Ages: 6-12
 
Contact Information: sarah.soltau@brec.org
 
A special, Camp-In session will be offered separately for facilities offering Afterschool Adventures.
 

Conservation

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

NATURE EXPLORERS SPRING 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 Spring 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 at Nature Explorers Spring Camp will focus on how Spring Has Sprung.
PALOMINO DRIVE PARK
April 18-20 / 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 7-12
$75 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$90 for out-of-parish residents
More info: conservation@brec.org
225-218-4979

Farr Park Equestrian Center

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

FARR PARK SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY CAMP

Holiday riding camp will teach your child basic horsemanship, horse care, crafts, and enjoying the outdoors. All campers will be assigned their own horse.
FARR PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTER
April 12-14 / 8 a.m.-noon / Late pick-up 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 8-12
$135 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$162 for out-of-parish residents
Registration to open: Feb. 1

Highland Road Park Observatory

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

SPRING SPACE EXPLORATION CAMP

Campers review highlights of American space program via interactive demos and games. Each session has a theme, chemical rocket construction and science inquiry activities.
HIGHLAND ROAD PARK OBSERVATORY
April 12+13 / 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Ages: 9-13
$55 East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$66 out-of-parish residents

Magnolia Mound

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

MAGNOLIA MOUND SPRING HOLIDAY 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 days will end with campers cooking in the open-hearth kitchen and visiting the museum store.
MAGNOLIA MOUND
April 19 + 20 / 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: April 14
225-343-4955
More info: ashley.freeman@brec.org

Outdoor Adventure

BREC-XPEDITIONS

Calling all Junior Adventurers! Looking for a fun adventure for your kids to enjoy during their Spring Break? Look no further than our BREC-xpeditions. Our experienced staff will lead participants on paddling and hiking adventures. Exact field trip locations will be weather dependent.
GREENWOOD COMMUNITY PARK
April 12 - Paddling Expedition
April 14 - Hiking Expedition
8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 10-14 / $35-$42 person per day
More info: outdooradventure@brec.org

Tennis

Capital One Tennis Center at City Park

1515 Dalrymple Dr.
225-343-3767

SUPER TUESDAY TENNIS CAMP

This one-day camp includes tennis instruction. Campers must bring their own lunch.
March 1 / 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. / Ages: 5-16
$50 per person
Registration Deadline: Feb. 25 / $5 late fee

SPRING HOLIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

This three-day camp includes tennis instruction and a visit to the splash pad (campers should bring change of clothes). Campers must bring their own lunch.
April 12-14 / Tuesday-Thursday / 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Ages: 5-16 / $125 per person
Registration Deadline: April 8 / $5 late fee

Greenwood Community Park Tennis Center

14024 Highland Road
225-209-8320

MARDI GRAS YOUTH PICKLEBALL CLINIC

Feb. 28 / 8:30-11:30 a.m. / Ages: 6-17
$10 per person
Registration Deadline: Feb. 24

SPRING HOLIDAY PICKLEBALL YOUTH CLINIC

April 18-22 / Monday + Wednesday + Friday
8:30-11:30 a.m. / Ages: 6-17
$10 per person (one day per week)
$18 per person (two days per week)
$25 per person (all three days)
Registration Deadline: April 14

Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center

13350 Hwy. 19
225-766-0247

MARDI GRAS JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Full-day campers must bring their own lunch.
Feb. 28-March 4 / Monday-Friday / Ages: 4-17
Full Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$45 per day or $195 for entire week
Half Day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$35 per day or $155 for entire week
Registration Deadline: Feb. 25 / $10 late fee

SPRING HOLIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP

Full-day campers must bring their own lunch.
April 18-22 / Monday-Friday / Ages: 4-17
Full day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
$45 per day or $195 for entire week
Half Day: 9-11:30 a.m.
$35 per day or $155 for entire week
Registration Deadline: April 15 / $10 late fee


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