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Throughout the year, MCA hosts a variety of events to engage with our students, parents, alumnae and community. We are always looking for volunteers to help make these events a success. Please consider coming back to Carmel to help out! Click on the events below for more info.

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Annual Events

Breakfast with St. Nick

December 2018

Kick-off the Christmas season with your family and friends at this festive event. Each year, hundreds of attendees enjoy a hot breakfast, a visit with Santa Claus, and kid-friendly games. Dress in your holiday attire and snap a family picture with the Mount Carmel Academy Santa for your Christmas card!


Child holding up Easter craft

April 2019

Each spring, Mount Carmel welcomes the Easter season with this colorful, family-friendly event. Plenty of volunteers are needed to help the children enjoy a variety of games and activities, craft projects, visits with the Easter bunny, a hot breakfast, and the much-anticipated Easter egg hunt.


Career Day

March 2019

Each spring, alumnae, parents, and friends of Mount Carmel share their career experiences with the students. This is an important day for students as they consider various careers and witness how much their Mount Carmel Academy education is a solid foundation for future success.

Email Ashley Goley,, to volunteer to be a Career Day speaker.


Patrons dancing to a band at the Spring Fling gala.

March 30, 2019

The Mount Carmel community looks forward to this event each year, and there are plenty of ways to help MCA prepare for this annual fundraiser that features food from New Orleans' favorite restaurants, spirits, live music, and live and silent auctions.


Student Ambassdor helping prospective students check in at Open House

October 10, 2019
3-7 p.m.

Each year, we invite prospective families to tour our campus, learn about our programs, and meet our Mount Carmel family. This large event is made successful each year because of the efforts of the entire MCA community. Please consider volunteering your time to help show prospective students and their parents what a devoted school community we have.


Two golfers in a golf cart waving

Fall 2019

Mount Carmel Academy hosts the annual Golf Classic every fall at Bayou Oaks at City Park South. Participants are treated to lunch before the shotgun start. The tournament is a scramble format. In addition to restaurant tastings throughout the course, there are awards, prizes, and contests. After the tournament, golfers and non-golfers alike are invited to the 19th Hole Steak and Wine Dinner, a fun post-tournament celebration! Corporate, team, and individual registrations are available.