Get ready for a summer of excitement and adventure at the Children’s Museum of Acadiana’s “Summer of Play 2024“! We are thrilled to offer over 60 unique and engaging summer programs, activities, and performances that will captivate children of all ages. Summer of Play at the CMA is made possible by The William C. Shuchmacher Foundation, WHATABURGER, Acadaina Center of the Arts, Louisiana Division for the Arts, and Acadaina Security Plus! Thank you for making this the best summer ever! 

Join us at the Children’s Museum of Acadiana for a summer of fun, learning, and endless possibilities. There’s something for everyone at the CMA, where play and discovery go hand in hand. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to make lasting memories with your family!

Find our calendar of events below

June
  • June 4:
    • 10:00 – Maze Marble Run
    • 11:00 – StoryTime with Paul Schexnayder
  • June 5:
    • 10:00 – Coding Course Set
    • 11:00 – Acadiana Animal Aid Presentation
  • June 6:
    • 10:00 – Construction Building
    • 11:00 – Toddler Time
  • June 7:
    • 10:00 – Printmaking
    • 11:00 – StoryTime with Steven Spires
  • June 8:
    • 10:00 – AcA Terrance Morgan Teaching Artist Session
    • 1:00 – StoryTime with Tereasa Ridgeway
  • June 11:
    • 10:00 – Magic Rainbow
  • June 12:
    • 10:00 QR Code Scavenger Hunt
  • June 13:
    • 10:00 – Straw Towers
    • 11:00 – Reptile Encounter with Safari Station
  • June 14:
    • 10:00 – Geoboards
    • 10:00 – Train Rides
    • 11:00 – StoryTime with Rosalind Bunn
  • June 15:
    • 10:00 – StoryTime with Loreal Ivy
    • 12:00 – Bluey & Bingo Character Visit – Acadiana Princess Parties
  • June 18:
    • 10:00 – Elephant Toothpaste
    • Breathe & Move Creative Movement Workshop
  • June 19:
    • 10:00 – Hex Bugs
  • June 20:
    • 10:00 – Pom-Pom Poppers
    • 11:00 – Toddler Time
  • June 21:
    • 10:00 – Paper Robots
  • June 22:
    • 10:00 – Rylan’s Ranch Petting Zoo
    • 11:30 – Borderless Color Printmaking (Come & Go)
  • June 25:
    • 10:00 – Giant Bubbles
  • June 26:
    • 10:00 – Coding Robots
  • June 27:
    • 10:00 – Cork Boat Challenge
    • 11:00 – Toddler Time
  • June 28:
    • 10:00 – Uno Math
    • 11:00 – Hello Music Kids’ Concert
July
  • July 2:
    • 10:00 – Blow up a Balloon
  • July 3:
    • 10:00 – Banana Piano
  • July 4:
    • Closed for Holiday!
  • July 5:
    • 10:00 – Self-Portraits
  • July 6:
    • 11:00 – TMM Project Performance
  • July 9:
    • 10:00 – Lava Lamps
    • 11:00 – StoryTime with Baby Alligators! Gayle Webre & LDWF
  • July 10:
    • 10:00 – Digital Microscopes
  • July 11:
    • 10:00 – Flying Rockets
    • 11:00 – Toddler Time
  • July 12:
    • 10:00 – Pattern Blocks
    • 11:00 – StoryTime with Taylor Curry – Rise & Shine, Sweet Child
  • July 13:
    • 11:00 – Safari Animal Encounter with Safari Station
  • July 16:
    • 10:00 – Invisible Ink Messages
  • July 17:
    • 10:00 – Squishy Circuits
    • 11:00 – Bright Starts Touring Theater Show
  • July 18:
    • 10:00 – Parachutes
    • 11:00 – Toddler Time
  • July 19:
    • 10:00 – Shaving Cream Marbling
  • July 20:
    • 11:00 – StoryTime with Andrea Wren
    • 12:00 – Chase & Skye Character Visit – Acadiana Princess Parties
  • July 23:
    • 10:00 – DIY Playdough
  • July 24:
    • 10:00 – Wiggle Bot
  • July 25:
    • 10:00 – Balloon Race Cars
    • 11:00 – Toddler Time
  • July 26:
    • 10:00 – Putt-Putt Math
  • July 27:
    • 11:00 – Crescent Circus Kids’ Show
  • July 31:
    • 10:00 – Dinosaur Experience

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