YEP Enriches is an out-of-school time enrichment program for young people, ages 7 to 18, in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans. YEP’s Afterschool Program and Summer Camp offer a range of activities, including a basketball team, drumline, and dance team, cooking classes, arts and music instruction, tutoring, and homework help.

Services Provided:

Afterschool Program

  • Arts, music, and recreational programing for youth, ages 7-18

  • Tutoring and homework help

  • Drumline, dance, and basketball teams

  • One-on-one mentoring

Summer Camp

  • 3-week day camp for youth, ages 7-12

  • Sports, arts and crafts, swim lessons, and field trips

Camp Mariposa

  • Weekend overnight camp for youth, ages 9-12

  • Mentoring and addiction prevention for youth impacted by the substance use of a family member

Weekend camps offer fun, traditional camp activities combined with education and support sessions led by mental health professionals and trained adult mentors. Camp Mariposa New Orleans is part of Eluna’s national Camp Mariposa program. 



1529 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70113

To enroll in YEP Enriches, contact Shana Bellone at (504) 214-2689 or at sbellone@youthempowermentproject.org