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Mom I’m Bored! – Summer Activities for Kids in Central

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By Mia Freneaux

MOM I’M BORED!!
Ok, parents being driven crazy, what do you do with the kids all summer long in a down economy when maybe you can’t afford that big summer trip? FEAR NOT!  The answer is RIGHT HERE IN CENTRAL!!!  You need go no further than around the corner to find lots of exciting things to do with your children. Just see the list below! Please call Central Speaks to have your camp information listed in the paper if it is not below.

 

ART:

Canvas Parties @ Sadie’s Closet – painting and ceramics summer camps. For information, go to www.shopsadiescloset.com, or call 757-6478.

Freneaux Fine Art Studio Art Camp – Art lessons, week long camps, all material provided, for information call 413-2162.

Pretty In Paint – Camps 6/13-17, 8/1-5. For boys and girls, ages 4-12. For information, call 341-2401 or go to www.prettynpaint.com.

 

CHEERLEADING/GYMNASTICS:

Central Cheer Athletics – 6/6-24, 7/11-29 tumbling sessions. 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. For information, call 341-2401 or go to www.centralcheerathletics.com

Perfect Balance Gymnastics – Summer Camp –boys and girls gymnastics and other activities, includes lunch. 5/31-7/20, 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information, call 262-4966

 

DANCE:

Carries 5678 – For information, call 261-5731

Center Of Performing Arts – Dance Technique Workshop begins 7/18. Call 262-5262 for more information.

Legworks by Terri – Summer Camps – ages 5-7, 6/27-7/1, 8:00-5:00, ages 8-11- 7/11-15 and 7/18-22, 8:00-5:00, Ages 2,3,4- 7/11-15, 7/25-27, 6:00-7:00, Ages 12-15, Intensive Workshop 7/18-22 6:00-8:00.  Call 261-1999 for more information

 

DRAMA/THEATER:

Central Community Theater – Acting/Singing/Dancing Camps and Musical Theater Productions. Call 615-7615 or 938-7433 for more information.

Greenwell Springs Baptist Church – “All About Kids” Production Music & Drama Camp, 7/17-22, call 261-2246 for more information.

 

MARTIAL ARTS:

Central Karate – call 261-6326 to register for classes

Langston’s Taekwondo Academy – Summer Camps 6/20-24, 7/11-15, 8_30-4:00.  Half day as well. Call 261-5825 to register for classes

 

MUSIC LESSONS:

Central Community Theater – voice lessons – Call 615-7615 or 938-7433 to register for classes.

Guitar and voice by Kenny Acosta – call 261-0572 to register for classes

Piano by Lauri Masichuk – call 261-5942 to register for classes

Piano by Judy McGehee – call 261-5142 to register for classes

 

HORSEBACK RIDING:

Frazier Farms – call 278-8855 for more information and to schedule

 

PAINTBALL:

Crossfire Paintball Range – private parties on Saturdays, open to public on Sundays.  Call 262-0686 for more information.

 

PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Central Branch, East Baton Rouge Parish Library – Activities all summer long. Summer Reading Program. Call 262-2660 for more information or stop by and pick up flyers.

Greenwell Springs Branch, East Baton Rouge Parish Library – Activities and Summer Reading Program all summer. Call 274-4440 for more information or stop by and pick up flyer.

 

SNOW PARTIES:

Sno-Mobile of Louisiana – call 262-1799 for more information.

 

SPORTS:

Central High School Baseball Camp – 6/1-3, ages 6-14, contact Coach Mire cmire@centralcss.org

 

SUMMER CAMPS:

Central Academy – Camp Survivor – Outswim, Outcraft, Outplay. Limited Spaces.  Go to www.centralacademycc.com or call 261-1743 for more information and to register.

Central Private School – 5/31-7/29, ages 3-13. Go to www.kidcamcamp.com or call Jill Coon, 261-3341, for more information and to register.

Crayon Campus – Camps begin 5/26, include breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack.  Go to www.crayoncampuschildcarecentral.com or call 261-8982 for more information and to register

Istrouma United Methodist Camp – Week long overnight camps, 3rd-5th grade 5/30-6/2, 4th-6th 6/6-10, 7/11-15, 6th-8th 6/13-17, 7/18-22, 7th-9th 6/20-24, 9th-12th 7/25-29. Register at www.campistrouma.com.

Jackson Park BREC – Summer Camp 6/6-7/29, call 261-2161 to register.

Lovett Road BREC – Summer Camp 6/6- 7/29, call 261-0126 to register.

Kidcam Summer Camp – serves children ages 3-13. This camp is hosted by Central Private and runs from May 31 – July 29.  For more information: www.kidcamcamp.com or 225 755 – 8899

 

SWIMMING:

Berean Ministries – Opens 5/26, 10:00-6:00, call 261-1994 for more information

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (in chronological order):

Immanuel Baptist Church – 6/6-10, 6:00-8:30 p.m., call 261-7420 to register

Blackwater United Methodist Church – 6/13-17, 9:00-12:00, call 261-4646 to register

First Baptist Church of Central – 6/13-17, 6:30-9:00 p.m., call 261-3722 to register

Greenwell Springs Baptist Church – 6/20-24, 9:00-12:00. Call 261-2246 to register

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church – 6/20-24, 9:00-12:00, call 261-4644 to register or go to www.st-alphonsus.net.

Zoar Baptist Church – 6/20-25, daytime, call 261-3434 for information and to register

Journey Church – 6/20-24, 6:00-8:00 p.m., call 262-4381 to register

Magnolia United Methodist Church – 6/27-29, 9:00-12:00, call 261-2789 to register

Christ Central Church – 6/27-6/30, call 261-5309 to register.

Galilee Baptist Church – 6/27-7/1, 6:00-8:00 p.m., call 654-5633 to register

Cornerstone Fellowship Church – 7/18-22, daytime, call 261-8795 for more information and to register.

Sandy Creek Baptist Church – 7/19-24, 5:00 supper, 6:00-8:00, call 654-6590 to register

Comite Baptist Church – 7/24-29, 6:15-8:30 p.m., call 275-3382 to register

Berean Ministries – Call 261-1994 for information and to register.

Indian Mound Baptist Church – Call 261-8271 for information and to register

Milldale Baptist Church – Call 654-5065 for information and to register.

Victory Harvest Church – Call 275-5255 for information and to register

And, of course, there’s always mowing the lawn and helping out with the housework!

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