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 is a free and educational summer camp that takes place at the their 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 and many more.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Whether you get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor, potential Big Brother or Big Sister, partner, advocate, or family member, you have the power to change a child's future for the better. 

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