Tiger’s Den – Summer Camp

Tiger’s Den – Summer Camp

What is Tiger’s Den?

Tiger’s Den Mission is to provide an exceptional recreational experience through a fun, inclusive, and diverse camp program, by providing world class facilities and programming that promotes inclusion, learning, and healthy lifestyles. Learn. Play. Succeed

LSU UREC Tiger’s Den is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Each session is filled with sports, structured games, educational activities, field trips, arts and crafts, and more. All activities are lead by LSU students who are first aid and CPR certified.

Tiger’s Den is open to all families, and membership to LSU UREC is not required to attend Tiger’s Den Summer Camp. Lunch is provided during Summer Camp sessions and all campers receive a Tiger’s Den t-shirt.

To be added to the Tiger’s Den Summer Camp listserv and be notified about upcoming events and registrations, please email TigersDen@lsu.edu .

Summer Camp Sessions 2020

All registration is suspended indefinitely.

3 children playing in the pool.

Week 1
Summer Jump Start
May 25 – May 29

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

The first week of camp will showcase the highlights of our revamped summer camp! Campers will spend time swimming, climbing, playing sports, and going on field trips.
child riding a mini horse

Week 4
Summer Safari
June 15 – June 19

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

Seeing animals, petting animals and riding animals will be this week’s highlight. Not only will a petting zoo be visiting UREC, but we will take a field trip to the Baton Rouge Zoo.
Group of children smiling.

Week 7
Games, Games, Games
July 6 – July 10

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

Campers will test their skills at board games, card games, playground games, puzzles, and video games. There is something for everyone this week.
Group of excited Tiger's Den campers.

Week 2
LSU Pride
June 1 – June 5

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

This week will highlight the LSU campus. Campers will tour some of the athletics facilities, Mike the Tiger habitat, the Student Union, and eat ice cream at the Dairy Store.
2 children smiling.

Week 5
Water World
June 22 – June 26

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

Summers are hot in Louisiana! Campers will take a dip and cool off in the UREC pools and famous Leisure River.
Group of children smiling.

Week 8
Sports Extravaganza
July 13 – July 17

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

This week will host friendly competition among campers. Sports such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, table tennis, badminton, pillow polo, and tennis will be the featured sports for the week.
Group of children smiling.

Week 10
Summer Rewind
July 27 – July 31

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

The final week of summer camp will highlight some of the summer’s favorite activities! Campers will spend time swimming, climbing, canoeing, and playing sports. The week will wrap up with an end of camp bash on Friday.
2 children petting a rabbit.

Week 3
Adventure
June 8 – June 12

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

This week is for campers that love to adventure inside and outside. Campers will ascend the rock wall at UREC, canoe on University Lake, and climb the challenge course.
Tiger's Den campers dancing.

Week 6
Red, White, and Blue
June 29 – July 2

Base Rate | $160
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $140

Leadership is an acquirable skill and at Tiger’s Den, we intentionally create opportunities where children can grow and develop their leadership capabilities both in individual and group settings.
Group of children smiling.

Week 9
Geaux for the Geauxld
July 20 – July 24

Base Rate | $200
LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, UREC Members | $180

With the Summer Olympics set to begin on July 24, campers will hold their own summer games during this week. A visit to the UREC Field Complex for a field day will allow campers to participate in a wide range of outdoor events.

Tiger’s Den Camp Summer 2020 Session Dates

Table showing the date ranges of each week of Tiger’s Den.
SessionDates
Week 1May 25 – May 29, 2020
Week 2June 1 – June 5, 2020
Week 3June 8 – June 12, 2020
Week 4June 15 – June 19, 2020
Week 5June 22 – June 26, 2020
Week 6June 29 – July 2, 2020
Week 7July 6 – July 10, 2020
Week 8July 13 – July 17, 2020
Week 9July 20 – July 24, 2020
Week 10July 27 – July 31, 2020

How to Register

Steps to Register:

  1. Complete the Tiger’s Den Registration Packet.
    • Registration Opens March 1, 2020 for LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, and UREC Members.
    • Registration Opens April 1, 2020 for all others.
  2. Email completed packet to TigersDen@lsu.edu.
  3. Pay applicable session fees. Registration for each week is not complete until payment has been processed.
Space is limited.
University Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session or modify activities due to under-enrollment, facility issues, or circumstances beyond its control. Parents will be notified immediately if a session is altered in any way.

Payment Options:

  1. All forms of payment accepted at UREC Operations desk, (checks accepted via mail).
  2. Faculty/Staff have ability to pay via payroll deduction.
  3. Submit Payment Online
  4. Online payments will close the Wednesday before the desired session.
Children should come dressed for a full day of activity. We recommend activity clothes and athletic shoes. Open-toed shoes will not be permitted. Campers should bring items in a well-marked backpack or athletic bag. Conduct University Recreation reserves the right to dismiss a camper if their behavior jeopardizes the others campers’ safety and well-being.
  • Relays & Games
  • Crafts
  • Board Games
  • Indoor Sports
  • Rock Climbing/Bouldering

Tiger’s Den Swim School Summer 2020 Session Dates

Tiger’s Den Swim Lessons are designed specifically for children registered for Tiger’s Den Summer Camp.

Tiger’s Den swim lessons are designed for 3-8 participants at the beginner or intermediate level. Swimmers will receive 4, 30 minute lessons per registration.

Group swim lessons must have a minimum of 3 participants.

If a scheduled time does not reach the 3 participant minimum, you may either shift to a new session or receive a full refund.

Lessons will be offered from 3:00 p.m. through 3:30 p.m. to pick-up times. Group Swim Lessons will be held Monday – Thursday with Fridays reserved for make-up days.

Payment must be made at the UREC Operations Desk with proof of Tiger’s Den Registration.

Table showing the dates of when swim lessons are offered during Tiger’s Den.
WeekDateTimeMake-Up DayBase RateLSU Students, Faculty, Staff, & UREC Members
Week 1May 25-28, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.May 29$50$40
Week 2June 1 – 4, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 5$50$40
Week 3June 8 – 11, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 12$50$40
Week 4June 15 – 18, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 19$50$40
Week 5June 22 – 25, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 26$50$40
Week 6June 29 – July 2, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 3$50$40
Week 7July 6 – 9, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 10$50$40
Week 8July 13 – 16, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 17$50$40
Week 9July 20 – 23, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 24$50$40
Week 10July 27 – 31, 20203:00 – 3:30 p.m.August 1$50$40

To be added to the Tiger’s Den Summer Camp listserv and be notified about upcoming events and registrations, please email TigersDen@lsu.edu .