Youth Programs - 2018 Summer Camp Overview

Shreveport Police Department
Community Oriented Policing Bureau
2018 Summer Camp Overview

Date:  June 9, 2018

Event:  Fishing Camp

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Cross Lake Patrol, 2900 Municipal Pier Road

The Annual Community Oriented Policing Bureau Youth Fishing Camp offers fun, hands-on educational activities that encourage boys and girls--between the ages of 6 to 13 years old -- to gain an improved positive attitude, greater appreciation for good moral values, and a better understanding of the keys that will lead to their own success. This active outdoor program promotes nature awareness, teach them to fish or improve their current fishing skills. Officers and Wildlife staff work together to educate the children on fish habits, water quality, and conservation.

Date:  June 11, 2018

Event:  Boy's Youth Enrichment Camp

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:  Police Training Academy, 6440 Greenwood Road

The Boy's Youth Enrichment camp is designed to be a proactive avenue in combating criminal juvenile activity. Male participants ages of 12 to 16 will spend time engaged in structured therapeutic activities stressing discipline, physical training, and work. A military-style environment is created to offer an alternative route to prevent youths from being detained for longer terms of confinement. Community Liaison Officers will serve as camp instructors during the camp.

Date:  June 12, 2018

Event:  Girls Are Butterflies Too! Camp
Time:  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:  Bill Cockrell Recreation Center, 4109 Pines Road

Girls Are Butterflies Too will empower females ages 12-16 with information to build self-esteem while developing leadership and relationship skills.

Date:  June 13-14, 2018

Event:  Law and Youth Academy
Time:  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location:  Shreveport Police Training Academy, 6440 Greenwood Road

This two-day camp introduces students between the ages of 12 to 16 the components within the Criminal Justice System and how they work together to solve crimes. Experts in Law Enforcement will instruct students regarding their respective fields. The students participate in a scenario that will incorporate them into roles portrayed by those in the Criminal Justice System.

Date:  July 16-18, 2018

Event:  Basketball Camp - Partnership with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Time:  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:  All SPAR Centers

The Shreveport Police and SPAR will be partnering with the FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) for the annual basketball camp.  The instructional time spent with the young will teach the team fundamental skills of the game and character development.  This will enhance their ability to be physical, mentally, and spiritually strong.

For additional information on any of these programs, please call Community Oriented Policing at 318-673-6950.