Summer camp at Fort St. Jean Baptiste immerses youth in history and nature

Immerse your child in history and nature for a week, at Fort Saint Jean Baptiste State Historic Site’s summer camp June 6 – 10.Experience a fun-filled week of Archeology, nature, fishing, and even build a Native American Indian teepee. On Friday, children can choose a take-home craft such as doll making, bead work, weaving, or other projects.

The camp is open to children age 5-9. Camp fee is $75 per child; two or more children is $50 per child. Registration ends Sunday, May 29, and is done by dropping by the site’s visitor center at 155 Jefferson Street. Fees are due the first day of camp.

Drop-off will be at 8 a.m., with pick up by 5p.m. Campers will need a sack lunch and snack for each day, as well as mosquito repellent (wipes with deet are preferred) and sun screen. Water is provided.

For more information about Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site and Louisiana State Parks visit