The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camp in Lafayette, Louisiana

Best Summer Camps in Lafayette, Louisiana

Where should I send my child to summer camp in 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

Blue Ribbon Camp

Camp for Boys and Girls in Lafayette Louisiana

Blue Ribbon Camp is BACK and we cannot wait to welcome kids, ages PreK – 8th grade, for some serious fun this summer! Let our buses transport your child to the beautiful campus of the Academy of the Sacred Heart and Berchmans Academy in Grand Coteau where days are filled with archery, canoeing, karate, volleyball, dance, water activities, arts and crafts, team sports, and fantastic outdoor adventures. For over 40 years, Blue Ribbon Camp has been a favorite summer adventure, where kids grow in independence and team building, where they connect with nature and new friends, and where they leave already planning their next trip back. Lunch is provided every day and bus transportation is available. Summer 2022 is slated to be our best yet!

Camp Ages :: Ages PreK – 8th grade

Camp Costs :: Camp pricing is $205 per camper, with multi-child discounts for 2+ campers.

Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Lafayette Louisiana Music and Orchestra Camp

Join Acadiana Symphony Orchestra for a unique camp experience that will have students exploring key components of music and core elements of science! We offer four, week-long camps that provide fun and educational experiences for children ages 7 to 13. During these weeks, campers will receive professional music instruction on several different instruments, while also learning about many different fields of science! Registration begins February 21, 2022.

Camp Ages :: Ages 7 to 13

Camp Costs :: $250 + $25 t-shirt fee (early bird: $200 until April 1)

Kidstrong Acadiana

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.

Camp Ages :: Ages 5 – 11

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

CYT Lafayette

Musical Theater Camp Lafayette

Week-long musical theater days camps are offered 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 craft workshops, a daily theme-related devotional, 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.

Academy of Interactive Entertainment

Gaming Camp Academy of Interactive Entertainment

Looking to immerse yourself in the world of animation and video games? Join Academy of Interactive Entertainment at one of our week-long Summer Camps for ages 12-18! Our Lafayette, LA camps will teach you the programs used in Video Game Art and Design and Game Programming. Participants will learn about software and basic techniques used in the industry.

Summer Art Camps @ AcA

Summer Art Camp in Lafayette

Get creative at Acadiana Center for the Arts’ Summer Camps! Our weeklong camps for ages 6–14 will spark imagination and encourage creativity. Led by our team of talented teaching artists, each week has a different, fun theme! June 6–July 29.


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!

Summer of Martial Arts Program

summer martial arts in Lafayette Louisiana

Allow your child to experience one of the best martial arts programs in Lafayette, LA, which has already helped thousands of kids become stronger mentally, physically and socially. The course consists of 6 weeks of martial arts training (2 classes per week).

Fisher Early Childhood Development Center

Summer Camp in Lafayette Louisiana

Fisher’s offers a full summer camp program for school age children at both locations (Farrel Road and Ridge Road). The program features both on and off site activities including: skating, bowling, swimming, arts and crafts, board games, and more along with large outdoor play areas. Registration opens 2/21/22.


Lafayette Louisiana Dance Summer Camp

Hello Dancer camps are nothing like any other, and we are going to fill all of our studios with so much dancing and creative fun it will be WILDLY WONDERFUL! There will be SO many smiles you won’t be able to contain your pure joy! What ever you do – DON’T talk about Bruno, but you can dance with him and the whole Madrigal family at not one but two of our Summer Camps in 2022! We will also sing and dance to the amazing music of Sing, Sing 2 and Kids Bop!

UL Lafayette Vocal Arts Camp

Camp for Singers in Lafayette Louisiana - UL Lafayette Vocal Arts Camp

Catch the Ragin’ Cajun spirit through music! UL Lafayette Vocal Arts Camp is an immersive experience for high school students interested in singing at the collegiate level. University faculty lead voice lessons, choir, dance, and musical theatre workshops – and even yoga! Offering both a commuter and residential option for the real college feel, July 28-31. All singers welcome!

Bayou Church

Christian Camp in Lafayette

At the Bayou Church we believe summer provides the best opportunities for meaningful experiences that help all ages grow in their faith. That’s why we offer fun-filled camps founded on sharing God’s truth for each age group. More details coming spring 2022!

Micah Speaks Kid Camp

Camp for kids with disabilities in Lafayette Louisiana

Micah Speaks Kid Camp is on a mission to help all children with a learning disability, such as Autism, Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, Dysgraphia, and more to not regress during months that students are on summer break. The 6-week summer camp program offers occupational and speech therapy, fun-filled activities, and field trips. Call or visit our website for more information and register today!

SoLa Gymnastics &
Ninja Camp

Lafayette Louisiana Gymnastics and Ninja Camp

Join SoLa Gymnastics and Ninja for a fun filled week of gymnastics, agility, ninja, sports, group games, crafts, and fitness. Each week will have Water Mania, Tie Dye, and a Popsicle Party! Total cost per week is $190/child and the camp runs 9:00am-3:30pm.

S.T.E.A.M.O.L.O.G.Y. Summer Camp

Science Camp Lafayette Louisiana

POWERED BY STEAM. FUELED BY FUN! Children’s Museum of Acadiana’s S.T.E.A.M.O.L.O.G.Y. Summer Camp program inspires learning through creating, experimenting, exploring, and making new friends. Children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are allowed to be creative and are inspired to experience “out of the box” concepts in a safe and nurturing environment. The founding principle of the CMA is that children “Learn by doing”. CMA’s summer camp curriculum teaches STEAM subjects (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) through fun and exciting experiences for your child every day!


Coding Summer Camp in Lafayette Louisiana

With 18+ daily and weekly STEM camp options all summer long at Code Ninjas Broussard, kids ages 5-15 will learn how to build their own video games, design their own 3D printing creations, be a YouTuber, mod in Minecraft, create in Roblox, dive into LEGOS, explore microcontollers & robotics and SO MUCH MORE! Click below to register today!

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!

Art Camp

Summer Art Camp Lafayette Louisiana

Art camp is designed to enhance the skills and build the excitement of visual arts through a variety of media (painting, drawing, sculpting, etc.). Camps will focus on a variety of projects through the use of different media. Campers will have an opportunity to design their own shirt and an art show will also be held on the last day of camp to display their art work designed in the camp.

Folk Roots

Lafayette Louisiana Local Summer Camps for 2022

Bonjour! Imagine learning famous Louisiana songs on musical instruments, doing cool science experiments, making arts and crafts, exploring nature, playing games, making new friends, and having a live music & dance party with family members on the last day of camp…. that’s the Folk Roots Kids Camp tradition!

Big Boy Toys and Hobbies

Lafayette Louisiana - Big Boy Toys and Hobbies Build to Drive Remote Control Car Camp

Build your own hobby quality remote control hobby quality vehicle at Big Boy Toys and Hobbies this summer! Spend 4 days at Big Boy Toys and Hobbies building your own ECX Amp RC! When camp is done, you have a Remote control truck that can be enjoyed for years to come. Ages 8+

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!

Where should I send my child to summer camp in Lafayette Louisiana?

Summer 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.

Don’t see your camp? Email us at [email protected]

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