Summer in New Orleans is quickly coming to an end. July gives us a little time to squeeze more summer fun in before school starts! Here 6 more New Orleans Adventures you can have before summer ends sponsored by LSU Health Fitness Summer Camp. 

Picnic under the Wind Chime Tree

This tree is located in City Park. It is located near the museum, close to Wisner Blvd. On a windy day, there is nothing more perfect than a picnic beneath this tree. Grab a blanket and enjoy a beautiful day!

Slide down the levee on cardboard

This is a New Orleans tradition that every child should experience. Head over to the Lakefront or the nearest levee near you. Bring a large piece of cardboard and slide away!

Create a kid’s carwash!                                                                                 

Use PVC pipe, pool noodles, sprinklers, sponges and mop heads to create a car wash for your kids to drive through with their bikes and toy cars. It’s a great way to stay cool and have fun on a hot day!

Backyard movie night!

This is so much fun and can be done in different ways. One option is to set up blankets and pillows and kick back to watch the movie. For a drive-in twist, decorate a cardboard box to look like a car. For snacks, make a popcorn bar complete with freshly popped popcorn and a variety of toppings.  The screen can be as simple as using your TV and DVD player. Another option is to hang a twin bed sheet and project the movie. Now, all that is left is to pick a family favorite and enjoy!

Go on a Wetlands Walk in Jean Lafitte National Park!

Jean Lafitte is located in Marrero. They offer a free Wetlands Walk at 10 am every Wednesday through Sunday. A ranger will take you on a boardwalk trail through the swamp and marsh. The tour explores different trails throughout the week. There are also self guided trails and cell phone tours.

Send The Kids To LSU Health Fitness Youth Camp

Summer Camp runs through the first week of August. $35 a Day for Members and $150 a Week for Members. $45 a Day for Non-Members and $175 a Week for Non-Members. Camp is 9am-4pm with before (6:30am-8:30am) and after (4pm-6:30pm) Available for an additional $5. Weekly Field Trips.

Youth Camps at LSU Health Fitness will be sports oriented, teaching skills to the campers so that they can improve and learn the sports we play. From beginners to advance athletes our camp provides something for everyone to enjoy. Weekly themes will be used to bring light to the sport or activity we will be focused on that week. We will end each week with some sort of tournament or competition.

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Six More New Orleans Adventures To Take Before Summer Ends