Summer Mentoring Program

Summer Mentoring Academy

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 Community Donors, is our Summer Mentoring Academy that takes place at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWLA 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, STEAM, physical fitness, education and fun field trips, and many more.

All Summer Mentoring Academy youth MUST be enrolled in our various mentoring programs, or be waiting to be matched with a Big; complete a Summer Mentoring Academy application, medical release form, and be in agreement to participate 100% each day in the program.  Reach out to our Enrollment Department for more information, (337) 478-5437 or to secure your Little's Academy seat. 


Summer Academy Session 

June  13th-July 15, 2022 (No Academy July 1st and July 4th)



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