Spring Break Camps
Bricks 4 Kidz Covington. Spring Camp at Stone Creek Spa and Country Club in Covington. March 29th-April 1st. 11AM-2PM. Ages Kindergarten and up. Tuesday 3/29- “Creepers, Zombies, and Spiders, oh my!” Wednesday 3/30- “Jurassic World” Thursday 3/31-“EV3 Robotics” Friday 4/1- “Animal Grossology.”
Culinary Kids Easter Camp. Friday, 25th. March 28th-April 1st. 9AM-3PM. (after care available 8-5). Ages 5-13. Single day or weekly rate available. At Culinary Kids, kids practice adult life skills! They cook their own breakfast, lunch and snacks, desserts, make drinks, enjoy surprise guest visitors with treats, conduct MESSY, fun kitchen science experiments, create cool arts and crafts, play indoor/outdoor games and have great fun with friends! We even choose days for walking trips to shop together at Rouse’s and create new recipes! Our small, weather-proof camps ensure personal, professional, adult attention, educational fun and a huge variety of engaging activities throughout the day!
Francos Athletic Club Easter Camp. March 24th-April 1st. 8AM-5:30PM (closes at 4PM on Good Friday). Games, inflatable obstacle course, Easter arts & crafts, movies, fitness classes, tennis, lunch & snacks provided all for as low as $50/member if registered in advance. Call Childcare at 985.792.0210 for more information or to register.
Summer Camp Preview Week at The Little Gym. 9AM-Noon. Children age 3-10. Go for one day or for the whole week. Buy 4 days, get 1 free for a limited time only! Themes include: Color & Castles, Pajama Party, Princess & Princes Party, Cheerleading and The Little Gym Olympics!
X Fusion Family Fitness Center Camp. Marh 28th-April 1st. 7AM-5PM with aftercare available til 7PM. Daily, three day, or five day rates available. Sibling discounts available for three and five day sessions.
Attend the Northshore Parent Easter Egg Hunt on March 26th at Paul Cordes Park. Tickets are just $2 and benefit Northshore Families Helping Families. Get all the details on our event page.
Go to the park! Both Paul Cordes Park and Coquille have installed new play structures recently–have you checked them out yet? You could also visit one of our State Parks like Fontainebleau or Fairview-Riverside.
Go feed the ducks at the lakes next to Lakeview Hospital.
Cross the Lake and visit the China Lights display in City Park. Only here until May 1st!
Take a walk in Neighborwoods–the Urban Natural area in the back of Beau Rivage subdivision.
Grab a Snowball at your favorite stand. We love Bot n Nola’s but there are great places all over town. You can check out this blog post for some of our favorites (post is from 2014 so I’m sure a few things have changed since then!)
Visit Cool Zoo at the Audubon Zoo which will be open every day March 20th-April 3rd.
Head out to Splendor Farms in Bush and take a trail ride on one of their beautiful horses.
Close out a fun week by going to the Imagination Movers Concert and Play Day. You can get tickets here or there’s still time to win tickets in our giveaway!
Attend the Columbia Street Block Party on April 1st in downtown Covington.
Grab a pole and head to the St. Tammany Fishing pier to see what you can catch.
Have a Picnic in the Park. Or even your backyard if you don’t feel like driving.
Spend a day or two at Land O Pines Family Campground. There’s always something fun to do at this family-oriented attraction. You can read more about Land O Pines in this post written last year.
If you have older kids, head to Bayou Adventure and rent a kayak.
Take a long hike at Northlake Nature Center. They have beautiful covered paths for kids to explore.
Visit Global Wildlife and take a covered wagon tour. Giraffes and other exotics up close!
Listen to Sgt. Pepper’s Beatles Tribute Band at the Mandeville Trailhead on April 1st.
Visit the Insta-Gator Ranch in Covington (feels like Abita) and meet the people that raise alligators and maybe even pet one yourself!
Participate in the Storywalk at the Northlake Nature Center on April 1st sponsored by the St. Tammany Parish Library. Storywalks combine reading with various activities and are designed to get the whole family moving. Get all the details here.
Drive to Baton Rouge and visit Mike the Tiger.
Jump it out at Elevation Station. Follow them on Instagram to learn about deals and specials.
Head to Safari Quest in Hammond and pick a fun activity–laser tag, arcade games, and more!
Visit Children’s Discovery Center which offers fun activities every day and weekly themes.
Head to New Orleans and check out the escape game, Clue Carre. Kids as young as eight can participate in this locked room activity.
Cross the state line and visit the Infinity Science Center. This is the perfect day if you’ve got a kiddo that’s obsessed with space. Read this great post on MS Gulf Coast Parent to learn more about the activities offered there.
Vist The English Tea Room in Covington and have a proper tea–their Lil Brits menu is perfect for kids 12 and under.
While you’re in Mississippi you can also visit Lynn Meadows Discovery Center—a fun learning space for kids! If you’d like to know more about the center, you can read this post we wrote on it a few years ago.
Go bouncing at the Pearl River Fun Zone.
Head to Church of the King and visit their tube zone. To see the schedule for the tube zone, check their website and scroll down a little.
Paint a masterpiece at Painter’s Palette or Painting with a Twist.