First United Methodist Church - Downtown Lafayette

Lafayette 703 Lee Ave

KIDCAM @ First United Methodist Church!

First United Methodist Church is located in the heart of Downtown Lafayette bordered by Lee Ave and Johnston Street. The campus offers numerous classrooms to accommodate various age groups, a kitchen and dining hall, a community group room, and outdoor, gated play space. Drop off with convenient access from E. Main St. (side entrance) or Johnston St. (rear entrance). Click on picture to see more!

Camp Dates May 29 – August 3, 2018 (10 weeks available)

Open House:

Saturday April 14th 10am – 12pm| Johnston St. entrance
Meet camp staff, tour the campus, ask questions, finalize registration, collect camp gear and first week’s schedule of activities. Revolving times, you may come any time between these hours.

Camp Details

Camp Dates & Hours

Dates May 29th – August 3rd, 2018
Hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Before & After Care FREE before camp childcare available as early as 7:00am.
After camp childcare is available at a rate of $2/half-hour (siblings $1/half-hour) as late as 6:00pm.

Camp Location & Contact Information

Address 703 Lee Ave. Downtown Lafayette, Louisiana, 70501
Contact Phone # 844-4KIDCAM or 337-247-9500
Contact Email
Direct Camp Phone # 337-247-9500
Pick Up & Drop Off Rear entrance off Johnston St. at the corner of E. Main St.
Federal Tax ID Federal Tax ID: 27-4886352

Tuition, Fees & Discounts

The following rates will be in effect for the 2018 camp season:

Registration Fee A non-refundable one-time Registration Fee of $40 for the first child and $25 for each additional child through March 31st. Registration fees will increase to $50/$35 on April 1st. Prorated Registration Special: $35/$20 add’l sibling (Valid 7/1-8/3/18)
Weekly Rate $130 per week without discounts. Weekly rate in effect through May 9th.
Weekly Payment Options Pay online or in person at camp no later than the Friday prior to the week you will attend.
Discounts Full Summer Sessions and Build-Your-Own Sessions must be purchased and paid by May 9, 2018. These two discounts are not combined. Look below to see how you can SAVE BIG with discounts.

♣ Full Summer Session: $1016 per camper for all 10 weeks. Save $254/camper. 20% Savings!
♣ Build-a-Session: Purchase any 3 or more weeks per camper and save 10% off tuition (Must be purchased in one transaction). Multi-Child and Session discounts cannot be combined. Look below to see how you can SAVE BIG with discounts.
Kidcam offers a 20% discount when you purchase the full summer session or a 10% discount on tuition when you Build-Your-Own-Session and purchase 3 or more weeks before May 9th.

Kidcam offers a 10% discount on weekly tuition for siblings that are in the same household and attend the same week. Please Note: An additional 10% discount does not apply to siblings when you Build-Your-Own-Session.

Session discount is voided for any transfer/refunds, and remaining weeks will revert to original cost.

Food for Thought

Campers may purchase breakfast, lunch, and snacks at camp using funds from the prepaid food account. Deposit funds, and any charges will be deducted. You may add more funds as needed.
Breakfast: $1.50
Lunch: $4.00 includes a combo meal with drink and dessert.
Snacks: $1.50 includes a snack and drink.
Menus vary by location; see weekly schedule for menu options

Gear Up for Fun

Gear Kidcam t-shirts are $12 and must be worn to camp daily. Read more on gear below. A KIDCAM camp T-shirt must be worn to camp daily. T-shirts can be purchased for just $12 at our online Camp Store. Our Camp Store also offers bags, water bottles, and other apparel.

Ways to Register

Online: Register Now
Open House: Saturday April 14th 10am – 12pm Enter from Johnston St. (rear of church)
By Mail: Prior to camp, check payments can be mailed to: Kidcam Camps 2256 N. Friendship Dr., Harvey, LA 70058

Ages & Programs

Ages Boys and Girls 4*-13.
Kidets Boys and Girls ages 4*-6 and 7-9 (Turning 5 by Sept. 30) Campers are divided by age, and gender depending on numbers enrolled
Nexters Boys and Girls ages 10-13

Weekly Themes & Fieldtrips

Weekly Themes Kidcam’s engaging weekly themes are action-packed with activities that promote fun, fitness, friendship, and creativity each week of camp. Weekly schedules & field trips will be posted online prior to each week at
Fieldtrips Campers will attend off-campus field trips on a licensed bus. Field trip costs are included in the weekly tuition.

Camp Staff

Director – Kallie Lopinto (Asst Director 2017)
Camper to Counselor Ratio 10:1. With camper safety as the cornerstone of our program, the camp staff consists of certified teachers, parents, outstanding college students and responsible and energetic teenagers. Once hired, the Kidcam staff goes through a rigorous training program in preparation for the first day of camp.

Payment Options, Weekly Transfer & Refunds

Payment Options Payment options include paying weekly or in advance for discounts. We accept, cash, check, money orders, and all major credit cards. If paying tuition weekly, tuition must be paid no later than 3pm on the Friday prior to the week you are attending camp. A $10 late will be assessed after 3pm on Fridays and the sibling discount is no longer active.
Transfer Weeks Purchased weeks may be transferred to other weeks. Transfers after May 23 will incur a $10 transfer fee. Email a transfer request to
Cancelling Weeks If you need to cancel any weeks of summer camp for your child, you may do so prior to May 23 by calling Kidcam at 844-4KIDCAM.
Refunds No refunds will be issued after May 23. Registration fees are non-refundable.
Online Account Management Kidcam understands the busy schedules of working families. As a convenience, Kidcam offers an online account management system. Parents can register online, order apparel, set up food accounts, view payment history, track charges such as meal and after-care charges and pay fees online with a credit or debit card at anytime. By logging in to our safe, secure payment site, parents can print payment records as receipt for tax purposes or for your employer’s Dependent Care Reimbursement program. Our Federal tax ID # is provided with each payment record.

  • Update your Parent Profile. You should do this if your personal information has changed.
  • Update your child’s personal information by clicking on Camper Profile.
  • View your current balance by clicking on Camp Account Details.

*Click Registration and Camp Store to purchase registration, tuition, apparel, food, after-care, or to add deposits toward full summer session or Multi-week sessions.

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