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Kids in the Woods Camp

13401 Patterson Rd.New Orleans, LA 70131
Phone: 504-392-4460Email: grennie@tulane.eduWebsite: Visit Website Google Map

At Kids in the Woods Camp, youth 7-11 learn about their relationship to the natural environment. Through hands-on arts activities children use both artistic and scientific skills to observe, identify and understand natural materials and processes.

Campers will explore clay, bugs, drawing, collage, leaves, sculpture, journaling, waterways, poetry, storytelling, movement, plants, music, and more! 

Kids in the Woods Camp features guests artists and scientists, providing deeper dives into subject matter. 

The camp runs Monday - Friday, 9am-3pm, June 20 - July 1. Cost is $600 for the full two weeks. 

Activities include: 

Collecting and studying insects 

Ornithological choose-your-own-adventure games in the meadow 

Learning how to identify trees and other plants with our staff botanist 

Daily nature walks in the woods and on the levee 

Writing, building sets, creating costumes, and performing their own plays 

Creating poems inspired by local ecology 

Making puppets of woodland creatures for a puppet show they write themselves 

Sculpting clay houses for bugs and frogs 

Constructing a colorful cardboard forest 

Creating mosaics out of seeds and sand 

Documenting their camp experience in a handmade journal 

Drawing, painting, sewing, sculpture and more!