Registration underway for St. John the Baptist Parish Summer Camp

Published 11:23 am Friday, April 26, 2013

LAPLACE – Registration is now open for the St. John the Baptist Parish Summer Camp for youth ages 4 through 12. The camp is sponsored by the Department of Parks & Recreation.

The camp will begin on June 3 and run until July 11. Camp hours will be Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The registration fee is $150 for the six-week camp.Daily activities will include arts and crafts, team sports, swimming, academic enrichment, games, field trips and more.

Registration forms are located at the Parks & Recreation office (inside gym) at 200 Regala Park Road in Reserve. Registration forms can also be downloaded from the parish website at The registration deadline is May 17 and a $50 late charge will be administered after deadline. Lunch will be provided through the St. John Parish Summer Feeding Program.

The Recreation Department is also accepting applications for summer employment for camp counselors and certified lifeguards.  Assistance with lifeguard certification will be provided if needed.  Employment applications are available for download from the parish website at, at the Parks & Recreation Office and at the Edgard Council Office, 2393 Hwy 18 in Edgard. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

For more information about the camp and employment opportunities, contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 985-652-9569 or