Winter Holiday Camps on Both Shores

Winter Holiday Camps on Both Shores

Here are some fun options for camps on both shores this holiday season. Be sure to confirm availability and other important details with the facility, in case anything has changed since the information below was gathered.

New Orleans


Adventure Quest Laser Tag

12/24 – 12/28 (no camp on 12/25) & 12/31-1/4  from 7:30am-5:30pm 

Adventure Quest invites kids ages 5-12 to spend their winter break blasting through the ancient Mayan ruins in laser tag, crashing through the jungle in bumper cars, and exploring the ancient temple in a round of mini golf. They’ll also provide many other games and activities for them to connect and grow. Extended hours available.


Louisiana Children’s Museum

December 26-28 & January 2-4 from 8:45am-3pm

LCM’s winter campers, ages 5 – 8, will be busy learning and exploring with STEM, literacy, health & wellness, and art activities and throughout the exhibits. There are two sessions with different themes:

  • Winter Camp 1: Food & Fun Camp is from Wednesday, December 26 – Friday, December 28 (Registration will close on Monday, December 17 at 12pm)
  • Winter Camp 2: Talk & Play Camp is from Wednesday, January 2 – Friday, January 4 (Registration will close on Friday, December 28 at 12pm)

Before and after care are available for additional fees.


Cascade Stables

December 26-28 & January 2-4

Cascade Stables is the place to be this holiday season, with 6 Amazing Camp Days for children aged 5 and older. Camp activities include: riding or driving twice daily, grooming horses, tacking horses, horse equipment and care, mounted and unmounted games, crafts, horsemanship skills and safety, equine trivia. Call for times. (504) 891-2246.


Vamonos NOLA

December 21, 24 -28; December 31 – January 4 from 9am-3:30pm

This Spanish language vacation camp destination allows campers to make friends and build memories while laying a foundation of multilingualism. All camps are for campers ages 3 (potty trained) -10 years old and are full day with before care starting at 7:30am and after care activities until 5:30pm. No camp on Christmas or New Years Day.


Ivanov’s Gymnastics

December 26-28 and January 2-4

Non-members and students with or without gymnastics experience are welcome to join in on gymnastics, tumbling, videos, arts & crafts, games, and oots of open gym time to practice.

Daily and weekly rates available. Half Day Camp for ages 3 – 4.5: 9am – 12:30 pm (Before Care from 8 – 9 am). Full Day Camp for ages 4.5 and up: 9am – 3pm (Before care from 8 – 9am; After care from 3 – 5pm).


Audubon Nature Winter Camp

December 26 – 28 from 9am to 3pm

Children from Pre-K4 through 4th grade can enjoy their winter break from school with plenty of outdoor and informal learning time at Audubon Zoo. Campers will enjoy the Zoo as their playground and learn all about Audubon Zoo’s animals. Daily and three-day rates available for members and non-members.


KidCam Holiday Camps

December 21, 26-28, December 31-January 4 from 7:30am – 5:30pm

Woodlake Swim & Tennis Club play host to this camp where campers ages 4-13 will engage in indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting), as well as mini-trips to nearby parks and playgrounds, and a main field trip each week of camp. Woodlake Club offers ample green space, tennis courts, levee play, giant jumping pillow, and wading and full-size pool (weather permitting). Indoor activities include holiday-themed arts and crafts, science and food activities, group and cooperative games. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Day.




Culinary Kids (Mandeville)

December 27-28, January 2-4 from 9am-3pm

Kids ages 5-12 cook their own breakfast, lunch, and snacks. They make drinks, enjoy gardening and having guests show up with treats, science experiments, indoor/outdoor games, and fun with friends. Extended care 8am-5pm.


Mandeville Sports Complex

December 26-28, January 2-4 from 9am-3pm

MSC Holiday camp is a fun and happy place for your children to be during the day when school is out. Campers will enjoy fun activities, participate in group games, enjoy supervised free play & much more. Before care is 7am-9am, after care is 3-6pm, and lunch available.


Xfusion Family Arena (Covington)

December 26-28, January 2-4 from 7am-4pm

Activities include rock climbing, ninja obstacle course, indoor zip-lining, holiday arts & crafts, outdoor activities, group skill building, nerf rival battles, and more. Aftercare is offered from 4-6pm.; They also have a second location in Covington, XF Battle Park, where holiday camps are also available.