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 2021 Camp Sessions

3 children playing in the pool.

Week 1
Summer Kickoff
May 24 – May 28

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 14 – June 18

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
Purple and Gold
July 5 – July 9

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
Sports Extravaganza
May 31 – June 4

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 21- June 25

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
Just Keep Swimming
July 12 – July 16

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 26 – July 30

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
Outdoor Adventure
June 7 – June 11

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 28 – July 2

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

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
Adventure Awaits
July 19 – July 23

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 2021 Session Dates

Table showing the date ranges of each week of Tiger’s Den.
SessionDates
Week 1May 24 – May 28, 2021
Week 2May 31 – June 4, 2021
Week 3June 7 – June 11, 2021
Week 4June 14 – June 18, 2021
Week 5June 21 – June 25, 2021
Week 6June 28 – July 2, 2021
Week 7July 5 – July 9, 2021
Week 8July 12 – July 16, 2021
Week 9July 19- July 23, 2021
Week 10July 26 – July 30, 2021

How to Register

  1. Complete the Tiger’s Den Registration Packet.
    • Registration Opens March 1, 2021 for LSU Students, Faculty, Staff, and UREC Members.
    • Registration Opens April 1, 2021 for all others.
  2. Email completed packet to TigersDen@lsu.edu.
  3. Pay applicable session fees within 3 business days of processing the Tiger’s Den registration packet. Registration for each week is not complete until payment has been processed.
  • Camp Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Early Drop Off (Additional $10/week): 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  • Drop Off: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Pick Up: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Late Pick Up (Additional $10/week): 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  1. Submit Payment Online
  2. Camp registration may be purchased by credit card at the Main UREC Operations Desk or by monthly installments utilizing FACTS Payment Plan. Payroll deduction is no longer an option for payment options.
  3. Online payments will close the Wednesday before the desired session.
  • If canceled 10 days prior to the session – $10 administration fee.
  • If cancelled three to nine days prior to first day of the session start date – 50% of registration fee will be refunded.
  • If cancelled two or less days prior to first day of the session start date – No refund will be given.
Space is limited in 2021 to 100 campers per week.
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.

Tiger’s Den Swim Lessons
Summer 2021 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 24-273:00 – 3:30 p.m.May 28$50$40
Week 2May 31 – June 33:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 4$50$40
Week 3June 7 – 103:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 11$50$40
Week 4June 14 – 173:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 18$50$40
Week 5June 21 – 243:00 – 3:30 p.m.June 25$50$40
Week 6June 28 – July 13:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 2$50$40
Week 7July 5 – 83:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 9$50$40
Week 8July 12 – 153:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 16$50$40
Week 9July 19 – 223:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 23$50$40
Week 10July 26 – 293:00 – 3:30 p.m.July 30$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 .