The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camp in Lafayette, Louisiana

Best Summer Camps in Lafayette, Louisiana

Summer Camp Lafayette Louisiana

It’s almost time to start looking for the best summer camps in Lafayette! Before we know it, the school year will end and summer will be here. As moms, we know the decisions regarding what do with the kids in Lafayette this summer can be difficult. Our guide to summer camps in Lafayette, Louisiana is here to help you plan! Whether you are looking for supplementary enrichment activities or full-time summer childcare in Lafayette, we hope this guide helps point you in the right direction. After all, the summer months can’t be ALL splash pads, snowballs, sunscreen and swimming, right?

Don’t see your Lafayette, LA summer camp listed here? Please do email us: [email protected] We would love to have your Lafayette summer camp featured here on Lafayette Mom! 

We hope your family finds the best Lafayette summer camp to suit all of your needs! 

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Lafayette, Louisiana

Kidcam Summer Camps

At Kidcam, day camp isn’t just something we do, it’s  all  we do! That’s why  we have been the trusted name in summer camps by thousands of families for almost 50 years.

This year we will RE-discover the Spirit of Summer by creating those memorable experiences and letting kids be kids through the power of camp! Kidcam campers will feel that they are a part of something truly special, while they revel in a summer of friendships, adventure, and wonder!

Kidcam Camps offer 30 summer camp options, including 2 Holiday Camps and 3 Summer Camp locations in the Lafayette area that are action-packed with activities that promote fun, fitness, friendship, and creativity. Campers celebrate a different theme each week, while participating in Kidcam traditions, sports, creative arts, STEM, movement, specialty programs by camp, field trips, swimming, and water play. Field trip costs included.

Flexible, weekly options | Save 15% with Full Summer Session Discount by February 28 

Camp Ages :: 4- 13 years

Camp Dates :: May 31 – August 5, 2022

Camp Hours :: 7am – 6pm; FREE morning care 7-9am; After-care available from 3-6pm.

Budget friendly summer camp Lafayette Louisiana

Locations :: 

  • Elevation Station-Broussard (Summer & Holiday Camps)
  • Epic Entertainment-Lafayette (Summer & Holiday Camps)
  • First United Methodist-Downtown Lafayette (Summer Camp)

 Weekly options available, as well as sibling and multi-week discounts.

Hangtime TNT

At Hangtime summer camp in Lafayette, LA your little one will experience first-hand what fun is all about while meeting new friends. They get to freely explore our exciting equipment such as our trampolines, tumble track, and foam pit and perform fun skills. This is a fun camp and there will be free play, games and fun competitions. We ask that our full-day visitors bring their lunch. Enroll your kiddos in Hangtime summer camp today or get more information by clicking on the links below for the correct location {Lafayette or Broussard, LA camps available}.

Please note, whether your child is a competitive gymnast or just looking for fun camp program – Hangtime TNT Summer Camp has something for them! 

Camp Dates :: Check the website for dates HERE.

Ages :: 3-12 years

Camp Hours :: Full day options available. Camps in both Lafayette area locations run 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Camp Costs :: The price will be $149/week if booked after April 1st, 2022. Camps are $125/week if booked before April 1st, 2022.

Gymnastics Camp in Lafayette Louisiana

Camp Locations ::

Hangtime TNT -Scott
115 Lions Club Rd. Scott LA

Hangtime TNT – Broussard
140 Millstone Rd. Broussard LA

Music Academy of Acadiana Presents: Disney’s “Descendants”

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the films! Over the span of 3 weeks, Lafayette, LA campers will learn dancing /choreography, vocals / music, acting / scene work, and even a little arts & crafts.

The camp schedule will be Mondays – Fridays at the Music Academy from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM with snacks provided. For the week of the show there will be extra dress rehearsal times, which will be announced in July.

Musical performances will be held at the Cite’ Des Arts In Downtown Lafayette during the weekend of July 29th – 30th.

Campers will receive a goodie bag, cast shirts and more! Forever memories will be made here, and kids will get so much experience and knowledge about stage performance and musical theater!

Camp Dates :: July 11th – 29th

Ages :: Ages 8-17

Musical Theater Camp Lafayette

Camp Hours :: 9 am to 1 pm

Camp Costs :: Cost is $399 per student. For families of 2 or more that wish to enroll contact the Music Academy of Acadiana for group pricing.

*** Only 30 camper spots available ***

ESA Summer Adventure

What are the best Summer Camps in Lafayette Louisiana?

ESA Summer offers adventures in art, music, theater, athletics, science, math, writing, cooking and much more for Lafayette, LA kids. Whether you’re a Disease Detective, a Robotics Fanatic, a Cupcake Chef, or a Summer Runner, you’ll find an amazing adventure at ESA Summer. ESA faculty and alumni lead hands-on activities, games and explorations on ESA’s Cade and Lafayette campuses. View details at Registration opens in March!

Camp Ages :: PK – 12th grades

Camp Costs :: Camps start at $125 and vary according to content and activities

Ascension Episcopal School

Lafayette Louisiana Summer Camps

Ascension Episcopal School is geared up for an exciting & safe summer filled with engaging experiences and hands-on learning! With various themed and athletic camps scheduled across our three campuses, there is something for everyone. Our innovative faculty and staff dream up and design each camp to maximize fun and interactive learning whether on the court or in a classroom. Each camp will have limited space to allow for the safest environment for campers, teachers, and coaches. Waitlists will be available for camps that reach capacity.

Registration will begin on March 11, 2022.

Camp Ages :: PK3 – 8th grade

Camp Costs :: $125 – $250

Wonderland Performing Arts

Lafayette Louisiana Dance Camp

Wonderland Performing Arts 1-week summer camps are the perfect place for the little shining star in your life! Sign up today for a week filled with MAGIC: Music, Acting, Games, Improv, Crafts, and much more! Every week is different so if your camper loves it (and we promise they will!), they can come back again and again!

Camp Ages :: More info coming soon!

Camp Costs :: More info coming soon!

CYT Lafayette

Lafayette Musical Theater Camp

Week-long musical theatre days camps are offered every week during the summer months for students ages 4-18. Camps are designed to create a hands-on theater experience, and are focused on building performance skills, self-confidence, and teamwork. Typical camps include team competitions, rotations through drama, dance, music, and visual art workshops and an impressive concluding showcase for family and friends. There’s no better place for kids to learn about theater and have fun than in CYT’s positive and encouraging atmosphere – and every camper gets the opportunity to perform on stage!

Camp Ages :: Ages 4 – 18

Camp Costs :: Check out the website for more details.


Lafayette Louisiana Active Camps for Kids

Summer sessions of KidStrong Brain + Body Camps are now enrolling at KidStrong Acadiana! When the kids are off school, look no further than KidStrong for your sanity-saving solution! We have 20 spots available, first come first serve. Members and non-members ages 5-11 years old are welcome to attend.


Summer Skate Camp in Lafayette

Fun Nation’s Skate Camp is the place for your Lafayette child to be this summer! Join us for skating, playground fun, exercise program, arts & crafts, age appropriate movies and more! Camp runs May 30th – August 5th. Morning and Afternoon snacks provided as well as lunch every Wednesday for pizza day!

Other Lafayette Summer Resources

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons Lafayette Louisiana

Swimming lessons are a must these days. The number of homes with pools, along with more and more people taking trips to the beach or any area with water is becoming common. It is never too early to have your children in lessons for everyone’s safety. The chance of drowning has increased dramatically over the years. Here is your guide to lessons in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Summer Fun

Summer Fun Lafayette Louisiana

Do you need some awesome ideas for Summer Fun in and around Lafayette, Louisiana? Check out our awesome list below.

Vacation Bible School

VBS in Lafayette, LA

Vacation Bible Schools (or VBS) are quick summer programs hosted by local churches where you can enroll your little ones for a week of fun church filled activities. Activities usually range from stories and songs to arts and crafts, and often even provide snacks and lunch. Age ranges and times offered vary by location. If you’re looking for a short summer camp to enroll your child in this summer in and around Lafayette check out the ones listed below!


Catholic Schools in Lafayette Louisiana

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Party in Lafayette for a Toddler

Whether your little one is turning one or twenty-one, we hope this guide to planning a birthday party in Lafayette helps you find the perfect birthday party venues, cookies and birthday cakes right here in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Neighborhood Groups

How to make mom friends in Lafayette Louisiana

Lafayette is growing bigger and bigger by the day, and we want to make it feel just a little smaller by creating a neighborhood group! Whether you’re a new mom, new to the city, or just want to meet new friends, you can arrange casual play dates and meet ups with local moms near you.

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Snowball Stands

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Hopefully, this guide helps you determine the perfect snowball stand to visit and what to expect once you are there – no meltdowns allowed! The following locations have been taste tested by the Lafayette Mom team and our families, for quality assurance, of course!

Summer Camp Lafayette LouisianaSummer is COMING! While we do have an amazing list of featured camp sponsors (which you can see above) we would love to have additional summer camps in Lafayette featured as well.

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