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Camp Information

“Summer @LSMSA” allows boarding and day students entering grades 7, 8 and 9 an opportunity to experience LSMSA. Campers spend six hours a day in fun, but educational courses of their choosing. These exciting, exploratory courses are led by LSMSA faculty - ranked by Niche.com in 2019 as the #3 faculty in America! There's no tests and no grading - just fun, hands-on learning!

In the afternoon and evening hours students have lots of activities to choose from that are organized and monitored by professional LSMSA residential life staff. Students have the option of staying overnight in our residence hall or going home each day after class. Either way, students will get a feel for the LSMSA experience in a fun and comfortable environment.

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  • Check In & Check Out

    Overnight Campers can check in and move in to the residence hall on Sunday anytime between 2 and 4 pm followed by an optional orientation meeting at 4:30 pm for parents to meet staff and ask questions. Move out is Saturday between 10 am and 12 noon. 

    Day Campers will check-in for a short orientation meeting on Monday morning at 8 am in LSMSA's Center for Performance and Technology. Day Campers are welcome to stay for the Farewell Celebration on Friday evening.
  • Typical Summer Day Schedule

    Overnight Camp
    7:30 AM - Wake up and go to breakfast
    8:45 - 10:30 - Period 1
    10:45 - 12:30 - Period 2
    12:30 - 1:20 - Lunch is served in the LSMSA Cafeteria.
    1:30 - 3:15 - Period 3
    3:30 - 5:30 PM - Optional activities around campus and throughout Natchitoches.
    5:30 - 6:30 PM - Dinner
    6:30 - 8:00 PM - Optional activities for campers on campus and throughout Natchitoches.
    9:30 PM - Curfew
    10:30 PM - Lights out. 

    Day Camp
    8:15 - Arrive at LSMSA. Drop off in East Parking Lot. Monday Orientation at 8 AM
    8:45 - 10:30 - Period 1
    10:45 - 12:30 - Period 2
    12:30 - 1:20 - Lunch is served in the LSMSA Cafeteria.
    1:30 - 3:15 - Period 3
    3:30 - 5:30 - Optional activity time around campus. Pick-up in front of Gymnasium.
  • Course Offerings

    For a full list of courses, please visit www.LSMSA.edu/SummerCourses.
  • Meals

    Overnight Campers: The dining hall will be open each day during the week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

    Day Campers: Lunch will be served in the dining hall each day. Day campers may stay for the Farewell Celebration on Friday evening which includes dinner.

    The LSMSA dining hall offers a variety of options including vegetarian and vegan meals. Please list any additional dietary restrictions on the registration form.
  • Roommates

    LSMSA's Residence Halls are double occupancy. Campers may select a roommate by typing in the request on the registration form.
  • Costs

    This is a tentative breakdown of costs, subject to change:

    Regular Registration

    Overnight Campers - $399 for the week and includes all meals and activities.

    Day Campers - $299 for the week and includes lunch, class activities, and some optional afternoon activities.


Summer @LSMSA
Office of Enrollment Services
Phone: 318-357-2584
Email: [email protected]