During Jane in June, young ladies will complete numerous art projects, attend and host authentic tea parties, learn dances, etiquette, journal, games, and pastimes of Jane Austen’s era. They will learn to set and serve a proper table for a variety of occasions, tour the Kent House, grounds, and create a summer full of lifetime memories. Camp Tuition is $200.00 per camper. This includes lunch, snacks, and supplies. Lunch will be provided each day. Hours are 9:00am – 3:30pm. Children are not to be dropped off before 8:45am. Registration is limited to 24 young ladies ages 8-12.

To register your child you must pay the full $125 and fill out the Registration Form listed below.  


Call 318-487-5998 or email KPHevents@outlook.com with any questions.

Upcoming Events

3601 Bayou Rapides Road
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
Phone: 318-487-5998
Fax: 318-442-4154
Email: admin@kenthouse.org

Join us for the 1st Annual French Heritage Festival! This family friendly festival will have food, music, dancing, lessons, demonstrations, culture, games, kids crafts, and more!

Local Cajun food vendors (Guillory's Specialty Meats, Po-Boy Express - Alexandria, Something Borrowed, A Rental Company,LLC Simply Carmelicious Authentic Pralines) will be selling jambalaya, red beans & rice, boudin, fried catfish, poboys, pralines, and snowballs!

Oma's Favorite Soap Cottage Soap Demonstration at 11am & 1pm.
Bouree lessons at 12pm and 2pm.
Spinning, lace tatting, candlemaking, healing remedies, dance lessons, crafts, and games will be throughout.

You will be able to purchase handmade soaps and lace tatting pieces from the demonstrators.

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Kent Plantation House

Summer Camps

​​​​Tel: (318) 487-5998 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm

The USDA Forest Service invites you to come learn all about bugs at the 12th Annual Bug Day held at Kent House Saturday, June 1 from 9am to 1pm! There will be good bugs, bad bugs, and UGLY bugs! You can even EAT A BUG! There will be plenty of activities & crafts for kids. This is a fun event whether you are one or one hundred! Admission is just $1 for those ages 3 and up.

Group Tours Available
Guided tours only
Open 9 am to 5 pm Monday - Saturday
Tours begin on the hour  9AM - 3PM

Bug Day

French Heritage Festival

Adults - $11.00
Seniors (65 and above) - $9.00
Military, AAA Members - $9.00
Children ages 6 - 12 -  $3.50
Children under 6 - Free

During History Camp, boys and girls will learn about Louisiana Plantation Life in the 1800’s, Louisiana Culture, the Civil War, Native American Traditions, Archaeology, and Life on a Farm. Friday we will take a field trip to Corley Miniature Acres to learn about farm life in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Camp Tuition is $125.00 per camper. This includes the field trip, a tshirt, snacks, and supplies. You will need to send your child with a sack lunch every day. Hours are 9:00am – 3:30pm. Children are not to be dropped off before 8:45am. Registration is limited to 24 boys and girls ages 7-10.

To register your child you must pay the full $125 and fill out the Registration Form listed below.


​Call 318-487-5998 or email KPHevents@outlook.com with any questions.