Hometown Heroes Summer Camp 2018

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 Airlift announces its first one-week summer learning experience for ages 8-12, highlighting the diverse and exciting cultural landscape in our hometown of New Orleans. Sign your kids up for this one-of-a-kind experience today!

The program runs from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, 2018, from 9AM to 3PM, based at the Shaolin-Do Kung Fu & Tai Chi,  4210 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117.  

Hometown Heroes connects children to the life experiences of musicians, fisherman, culture bearers, and folks who make our community special, such as The 504 Boyz Horse riding club, who will lead a field trip at their stable including a horse-riding session!



Full price tuition is $150 per child and includes cost of field trips and daily healthy snacks and lunch.

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We offer need-based financial aid and scholarships to eligible families. Parents who seek to qualify for subsidized or free tuition can meet with our Education Director for in-person registration on Monday, May 14th from 4:00pm-7:00pm at The Music Box Village, 4557 N. Rampart St.

Call (504) 913-2680 to set a personal meeting time with India King, our Education Director.

Explore the Music Box Village

Our school site visit programs explore people’s differences, similarities and hidden connections through multicultural art, fostering meaningful connections to creative collaborations across communities in New Orleans and beyond.

Early Childhood Enrichment:
Pre-K – 1st grade

– Our hands-on early childhood field trip program encourages moments of wonder and possibility, through discovery-oriented playful learning opportunities in our immersive and one-of-a-kind space.

Creative Process / Art-Focused:
1st grade – 12th grade

– Led by teaching artists, our education experiences encourage close looking, personal connection, and collaborative meaning-making through music, writing, drawing, design, performance, fabrication skills, and other disciplines.

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) -Focused:
5th grade – 12th grade

– Lead by our established fabrication staff, our STEAM field trips examine the engineering aspects of our unique musical houses to explore the intersection of art and science.

Email us now at for questions, details and to register your class or group.

We accommodate all age groups and abilities. Each field trip class will complete a survey linked to 21st Century Skills Learning and Innovation Skills. For partnership and program queries, email