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Registration open for 30th year of CAPS

Released: 03/22/2013

Registration for the 30th annual Children’s Academic Program for Summer (CAPS) is under way. The program is set for June 3-7 on the LSU Alexandria campus.

This academic enrichment program is offered for students completing grades 1-5 who have at least a B average or who are certified as gifted.

CAPS participants will meet daily from 12:50 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. for hands-on, interactive experiences in art, math, computer, fitness, and much more. All courses are taught by LSU Alexandria faculty and staff, local teachers, and local artisans.

Cost for the program is $165 for the first child and $150 for each additional child in a family. The cost includes registration, class materials, a CAPS t-shirt, and an afternoon snack.

The program is offered through the Office of Continuing Education. For more information, visit or email