Looking for summer camps for the kids? Here's a list

  • Friday, May 16, 2014

  • Updated Sunday, May 18, 2014 2:51 pm

Coastal Carolina Kids Camp

Enjoy the fun of summer camp at Coastal Carolina University's 2014 Coastal Carolina Kids Camp South Strand at the Litchfield Education Center, 14427 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Landing, Pawleys Island June 9-Aug. 8.

For more information visit their website at coastal.edu/outreach or call 843-349-6584, 843-234-3424 or 843-349-2767.

June 9-13

Super Size Science 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Card Crafting 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

CSI Crime Scene Investigator 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Just Bead It 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Fabulous Fun Fiesta 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Hocus Pocus: Performing Mafic Camp 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Magical Wizard Camp 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Catch A Shooting Star Camp 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Beginning Line Dancing 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages 10-12.

June 23-27

The Glee Club 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Jurasic Dinosaur Adventure Camp 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Street Hip Hop 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Sugary Chef 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

July 7-11

Around The World In Five Days 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Candy Chemistry Camp 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

It's All About Me, Me, Me!1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Drama Workshop 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Junior Architecture 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages 10-12.

July 14-18

Math Mania 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Guts, Goop, Globs and Gas 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Photography For Kids 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Coastal Pirate Splash 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Incrediable Edible Art 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Motion, Move and Maneuver 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages 10-12.

July 21-25, 2014

Stree Hip Hop 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages 6-10

S.C. Seashell Crafts 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Artistic Sandastic Beach Party 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Mardi Gras in July: Fun Mask-making and More! 1 to 5 p.m. • $75

Express Yourself/Hands-on Camp 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages 10-12.

July 28-August 1, 2014

Confident, Creative Me! 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Beginning Line Dancing 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

The Glee Club 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Shake, Explode, Rumble!1 to 5 p.m. • $75

August 4-8, 2014

Calling All Superheroes! Pow! Zap! Bam! 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Energizing Experiments 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Sleuth Academy 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.

Magnificent Musical Theater 1 to 5 p.m. • $75 • ages six to 10.


St. Peter's Lutheran Church

65 Crooked Oak Dr., Pawleys Island, 843-237-2795

Vacation Bible School

June 16-20

9 a.m. to noon

Theme: Weird Animals

Ages three and 1/2 to 12.

Free but will accept donations.

Lego Faith Builders

June 25, July 2, 9, and 23

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Each child will need their own lego building set

Ages six-12

Agape Day Camp

Experience camp without leaving home

July 21-25

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ages rising first grade - eighth grade.

$125 includes snacks, lunch and programming. Deposit is $50 and due by June 1. Final payment due June 25.

Girl's Camp

Discovering extraordinary women of the Bible

Campers will participate in games, songs, crafts, devotions and missions.

August 4-7

9 a.m. to noon

Ages nine to 13


Summer Enrichment Program

McDonald Elementary School

June 9 - Aug. 1

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Students in grades K-five, along with rising 6th graders are welcomed to participate in this exciting, educational and fun program that will enable students to sharpen their academic skills through academic enrichment activities, engaging and enjoyable projects, various workshops, and in-house field studies and field trips. Cost: $35 registration fee and $50/week.


New Breed Summer Camp

Weekly themes, field trips, daily chapel, ages five to 12. Call 315-4880. 1711 Highmarket St., Georgetown.


Petits Amigos Spanish Immersion

Summer camps will be offered in Spanish for children four to seven years old. Each camp runs Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and includes swimming, art, music and more. Call 843-237-HOLA

July 14-18 Mayan Mysteries.

July 21-25 Rainforest Expedition.

July 28-Aug. 1 Medieval Castles of Europe.


Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church

9967 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island, 843-237-4581

Vacation Bible School

June 16-20

Sonquest Rainforest VBS is open to all children who have completed K-four through grade five. Bible study, nature center, crafts, songs, puppetry, skits and recreation.


Surf The Earth Surf Camp

Surf The Earth Surf Camp is great for kids of all ages. CPR certified camp instructors focus on primary surfing fundamentals, building inner confidence and teaching water safety. Ages six to 15, beginner to intermediate. Camps will be held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Second Street Beach Acces on Pawleys Island. Surfboards, water and gronola bars eill be provided. Call 843-235-3500 for information.


Summer Enrichment Program

Optimism Preventive Servicesm Inc. is accepting applications for their summer enrichment program. Participants will gain meaningful opportunities that will enhance youth's skills in leadership, independence, peer relationships, self-esteem, adventure and exploration.

The Pre-K through eighth grade program will include: summer math attack, reading pool, creative explosion, recreation, swimming, weekly field trips, precise etiquette, musiclicious, theme parties, Green Horizon Club and Kids Engerizing Club.

Program begins June 9 and will end Aug. 14. Hours of operations will be 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information contact Denise Chatman, Executive Director at 843-485-4006 or visit optimism.vision2010.org.


CCU Summer Arts Academy

The Summer Arts Academy is held on the Coastal Carolina University campus and includes on-campus lodging and meals. For information about the following programs call 843-349-5003.

June 7-13 Music Arts Academy • rising eighth graders through rising 12 graders • $495

June 15-27 Performing Arts Academy • $750

June 15-25 Summer Arts Academy for Visual Arts • rising seventh graders through rising 9th graders • $750

June 15-27 Summer Arts Academy for Visual Arts • rising 10th graders through rising 12th graders • $825


Youth Football Camp

There will be a youth football camp for grades 3 to 8 at Andrews High School, June 9-12 from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is $50. For information call Scott Durham 803-320-2032.


The Clubhouse at Pawleys

263 Commerce Dr., Suite 207, Pawleys Island, 843-240-1301

Summer Program

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

$55 registration fee, $110 per week per child.

Activities will include waterpark twice a week, arts and crafts, movies at Franks, outside play and games.


Summer Art Camp

June 23 -27

Instructors: Terry Dillinger and Leesa Meador

Morning class - 9 a.m. to noon (students who have completed K-second)

Afternoon class 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (students who have completed third to fifth)

$20 Materials fee due with Registration

$60 Tuition due first day of class

Location: Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 558 Black River Rd., Georgetown. Call 485-4259 or 318-5301 for more information.


Art Camp

St. Peters Lutheran Church, Litchfield

Instructor: Christie Weaver

Dates: July 14-18, 9 a.m. to noon, grades K to two; 1 to 4 p.m. grades five to eight.

July 21-25, 9 a.m. to noon grades 3 to 4; 1 to 4 p.m. grades five to eight.

July 28-Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to noon grades K to two; 1 to 4 p.m. grades three to four.

Tuition $65. Materials $25.

Daily snack is included.

Call Christie Weaver for information 843-222-9664.


Montessori Camp

Montessori School of Pawleys Island

236 Commerce Dr.

Pawleys Island?June 3 to Aug. 15

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Toddler, Primary and Elementary Camps, using education standards, will provide your children with opportunities to dig deeper into concepts and explore further into where their curiosity takes them, engaging with nature, growing friendships and being physically active.

For information call 843-237-9015.


Aerospace Education Classes

There are 2 sessions of space camp being held at Waccamaw Elementary this summer.

The first is a two day workshop for students who have completed fourth to sixth grade. It will be July 9 - 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Students will discover and learn about Orion's features, innovations and design capabilities of the future. They will learn how innovations developed in space influence life on earth. Students will learn more about where America is going next, including the International Space Station, the moon, near Earth Asteroids and Mars. Students will investigate and experiment with scientific principles relating to space exploration. Classes will include hands-on experiments in topics such as robotics, rocketry, weather, layers of the atmosphere, and space suit technology as it relates to health care, satellites, and hydroponics. Cost: $90 which includes tuition and all rocket materials.

The second class is designed for students who have completed second or third grade.

Students will learn about living and working in Space, where astronauts sleep, how they eat, exercise, and work and spend free time. They will design and build space stations in cooperative groups using recycled materials and participate in activities involving EVA assimilations, hands-on science experiments dealing with microgravity, weightlessness, and astronaut foods.

Cost: $160

For Information contact Mary Tester at 843-602-6447.


Basketball Camp

July 14-17, 9 a.m. to noon

Beck Recreation Center

Coach: Greg Elliott

For boys and girls third through ninth grade

Cost: $25

For information call 545-3275


The South Carolina Maritime Museum's Youth Sailing Camp

Children eight to 14 years of age can register to attend weekly, half-day summer sailing campsorganized by the SC Maritime Museum's Youth Sailing Program. There are 18 sessions planned for June and July. Morning sessions will be held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Afternoon sessions will be held Monday through Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. The sailing camps will take place at the SC Maritime Museum, 729 Front St., Georgetown. Registration is first come, first-served. The fee is $200 per camper and includes a US Sailing's “Learn Sailing Right! Beginner Sailing” course book, a skills log book, and a T-shirt. Museum members will receive a 10 percent discount for children or grandchildren.

Instruction will take place in the SC Maritime Museum, in the park beside the museum and on the water. Sailboats will put in at the City docks beside the museum. There will be up to 8 campers per session. Fred Hoelscher, a certified US Sailing Small Boat Level 1Sailing Instructor, will head up this year's instructional team. The team includes experienced and lifelong sailors Dave Lowe, Mary McAlister and Lee Talbot along with junior counselors from the Winyah Bay Sailing Club.

Young sailors will learn how to sail Optimist Prams, a small, extremely stable sailboat designed especially for teaching young people between the ages of 8 and 15 to sail.

The SC Youth Sailing Program has a fleet of 12 wooden Opti ‘s that were built by volunteers and funded by community sponsors.

Visit the website for more information and to download a PDF version of the registration form.


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