Foundation for Historical Louisiana Offers Children's Day Camp on Louisiana History and Culture
POSTED: Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 8:04am
BATON R0UGE, LA (NBC33) — The Foundation for Historical Louisiana (FHL) will offer a summer camp in June and July called Louisiana Lagniappe.
The camp is for children interested in learning about Louisiana’s geology, landscape, historical architecture, and heritage. .
The sessions will take place from June 4- 8 and from July 9-13 at the Old Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge. The camp hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with optional early drop off at 7:30 a.m. and late stay at 5:30 p.m.
The June session will focus on what we see as we travel through our state and will cover topics from our native plants and animals to the state’s architecture. while the July session will focus on Louisiana’s culture.
The camp curriculum will allow participants to learn about all that is Louisiana, from our state flower to how to make pecan ice cream, and every lesson will have a corresponding activity.
The sessions are open to children from the ages of 6 to 10 years. The cost of the camp is $135 for members and $160 for guests per session. The early drop-off and late pick-up option is offered for an additional $30.
For more information on the Louisiana Lagniappe camp, please call Amelia Gilmore at (225) 387-2464 ext.11.