Summer Program


Summer Program

While summer is a kid’s favorite time of year, it can be tough (and expensive) for parents. With vacations to plan and no school during the day to keep children safe, many shell out several hundred dollars for camps and babysitters to keep children entertained and safe. For others, the cost of summer childcare leaves them searching for an affordable solution.

Luckily one of the programs offered by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana, directly funded from the United Way of SWLA and the Peyton Manning Foundation, is a free and educational summer camp that takes place at the our office near McNeese on Common Street. We host a number of organizations that teach different lessons to the kids, including Calcasieu Parish Public Library, the Sherriff’s Office, Dr. Dog’s Pet Therapy, Sulphur Police Department, Local Tennis Pro Ryan Beason, and many more.

To enroll your Little in our 2019 Summer Mentoring Program:  They must be enrolled as a Little in our various programs, or be waiting to be matched with a Big; complete a Summer Mentoring Program application, medical release form, and be in agreement to participate 100% each day in the program.  

Applications to be accepted after April 1, 2019.  

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