Community Culinary & Culture Events & Activities

Louisiana Folk Roots Kids Camp Returns to Opelousas in June

(Opelousas, LA) – The City of Opelousas Tourism Officeis excited to announce that it’s historic heritage park, Le Vieux Village, will serve as the host site of the Louisiana Folk Roots Cajun and Creole Music Kids Camp again this June.  The Kids Camp co-sponsors include Opelousas Tourism and the St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission.

The four-day summer camp, geared towards age 8 – 13 years old, will offer cultural and fun activities provided by professional music instructors. Each day will be filled with music classes, band labs, singing, dancing, games, and craft activities. The camp is scheduled for Monday, June 26th through Thursday, June 29th, 2023, from 9 am to 4 pm. 

Students are asked to bring a traditional musical instrument to use at Kids Camp, if possible.  Typical instruments include a guitar, violin, mandolin, bass guitar, or Key of C 10-button accordion.  Loans of instruments for Kids Campers may also be available through Folk Roots or local music stores.

To register your child for the Folk Roots Kids Camp in Opelousas, visit