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Opelousas Love Project Hosts Summer Fun Projects

The Opelousas Love Project partners with the City of Opelousas to host summer fun projects through activities that keep kids active and engaged during the summer.

All of the following programs will be held at the North and/or South City Parks!

Disc Golf Camp: Dates -May 23 & 30th, June 6th at 5:30pm for ages 8 years to adult. For more information contact Yvonne Normand (337) 308-3474.

Citywide Prayer Revival: Opelousas Love Project and Love Fellowship present a citywide prayer revival to be held at South City Park on June 6, 13, 20, & 27th from 6-7pm. Contact Bishop Easton Shelvin at (337) 331-5226 for more information.

Beach Volleyball Camp: Dates – June 13, 20, 27, & July 11 from 5:30pm-6:30pm for ages 10-17. Free for all! For more information contact Judge Shaunn Callier-Harden (337) 418-6647

Teen Game Night: Dates – June 5 (South park), June 15 (North Park), June 22 (South park), June 26 (North Park). Spare your time for fun with board games and card games for teens. Starts at 6-7:30pm each night. For more information contact Yvonne Normand (337) 308-3474.

More Summer Fun Around Opelousas

If you’re looking for more summer fun projects to enroll your kids up for this summer here is a list of local area camps and programs you can find in Opelousas!

Boys & Girls Club of Acadiana Opelousas Club Summer Program opens May 30-July 28th for ages 6-18. Club membership for summer is $25. Contact Aaron Williams at or the Boys & Girls Club Center at (337) 407-9962 for more information.

Opelousas Little Theatre Summer Theatre Camp will be May 30/31, June 6/7, 13/14, 20/21 and their shows June 22/23. Little kids camp for ages 2-10 will be from 9am- 1pm. Older kids camp for ages 10-16 is from 1pm – 5pm. Camp cost is $45 a week, $10 registration fee and $10 for camp shirt. Any question call Dana Reed 337-351-2591.

Youth Summer Fitness Camp at Weightless Women Wellness Center will be held June 5th thru August 5th on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ages: 10-13 and 14-17. Registration is now open until June 3rd or until full. Camp cost – $149 for 1, $220 for 2.

Louisiana Family Fitness Center Summer Camps offer 3 weekly sessions for ages 6-13. Dates: June 5-9, June 19-23, and July 10-14 from 8am-3pm. Camp cost is $175 per session, $150 per additional child. Sign up sheets can be picked up at the front desk.

Chustz Summer Camp has openings for May 30-June 2 and will be having weekly through June and July. For more information about their programs visit

Louisiana Folk Roots Kids Camp will be hosting their kids music camp in Opelousas for the second year at Le Vieux Village. Camp dates for Opelousas will be June 26-29 for ages 8-13 from 9am-4pm. For more information and registration visit

Targil Kid’s Culinary Camp will have classes for ages 6-10 years June 5th through June 9th from 7am to 2pm. Classes for ages 11-14 years will be offered June 19th to June 23rd from 7am – 2pm. Camps are limited to 12 campers per session. For more information or questions visit Targil Seasoning & Butcher Supplies orcontact Chef Randy at

Junior CEO Camp is hosted by the St. Landry Chamber of Commerce for ages 8-13 that would like to participate in a fun and educational program. Dates: July 24-28 from 8:30am-12pm at the Delta Grand Opelousas. Contact or (337) 942-2684