15+ Summer Camps That Cost $150 or Less Per Week near Greenville, SC

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Looking for cheaper summer camps in Greenville? While summer camps are awesome for both kids and their parents, for different reasons, they can get pricey, especially with siblings. And then if you’re looking at two or three for the summer, it’s a line item in your budget. 

We can help! We’ve found more than 15 summer camps in the Upstate that cost $150 or less per week per kid. If we missed any that should be added to this list, let us know in the comments. 

Looking for more summer camps? Here’s our massive Greenville Summer Camp Guide with over 120 Greenville area summer camps.

Cheaper Summer Camps in Greenville

Greenville Rec

You’d be hard pressed to find another summer camp as affordable as those offered by Greenville Rec. They are held at several community centers throughout Greenville.

Ages: 6-11
Grades: Entering 1st-6th
Dates: June 6 – August 5 (closed July 4th)
Times: 9 am – 5 pm (Early Arrival at 7:30 am and Late Stay until 6 pm)
Cost: $380/camper total for nine weeks for Greenville residents (~$42/week); $475/camper total for nine weeks for non-Greenville residents (~$53/week)
Greenville Rec Summer Camp

Super Summer Camp

Organized and facilitated by the City of Greenville’s Recreation department, Super Summer Camps are held at local community centers – Bobby Pearse Community Center, David Hellams Community Center, Nicholtown Community Center and West Greenville Community Center – within city limits and include a full day of fun and activities.

Ages: 6-12
Dates: June 6 – August 5 (closed July 4th)
Times: 7:30 am – 6 pm
Cost: $410/city residents (~$45/week), $500/non-city residents (~$56/week)
Super Summer Camp

M&G Kids Create! 2022

This art camp is held in the mornings at Bob Jones University. 

Grades: Entering K5-6th grade
Dates: June 6-10, 13-17, and 20-24
Times: 9:30 am – Noon
Cost: $80/museum members; $86/non-museum members
M&G Summer Camp


Camps at NoteAbility let kids try out different instruments, gives them a chance to compose and record their own music, and lots of other instrumental fun. All camps are under $150 except the LEGO one.

Grades: Rising 3rd grade+
Dates: Several weeks starting June 6 and run through mid-August
Times: Half day sessions are 9 am – Noon and 1-4 pm
Cost: $149
NoteAbility Summer Camps

Dance Without Limits

A dance studio that welcomes all kids no matter their ability. 

Ages: 3+
Dates: Camps start June 13 and run through July 22
Times: 9 am – Noon and 1 – 4 pm
Cost: $154 for half days but if you book six weeks, the cost is $120
Dance Without Limits Summer Camps

Greenville County Museum of Art

From print making to art in nature to working with clay, camps at GCMA are not only fun but affordable.

Ages: 5-14
Dates: Camps start June 7 and run through early August on Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
Times: Either 10 am – 1 pm or 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Cost: Camps are $85/student plus anywhere between $10-$40 for supplies
GCMA summer camps


They offer tennis, basketball, and swim camps at the Greenville and Five Forks locations.

Grades: Ages 5-9
Dates: June 6 through August 14
Times: Either 9 am – Noon or 10 am – Noon
Cost: Half day is $145/week
Sportsclub Summer Camps

Purrposeful Art Camp

A summer art camp focused on animals and art. Kids create art to take home and to sell at an annual fundraiser which raises money that will be donated to local animal shelters.

Ages: 8-13 years old
Dates: Weekly camps start June 20th and run through the week of August 1st
Times: Two sessions to choose from – 9 am – Noon or 12:30-3:30 pm
Cost: $150

YMCA Greenville

The YMCA of Greenville has almost a hundred day camps to choose from at several locations throughout the area. 

Ages: Rising K5 – 8th grade
Dates: June 6 – August 5
Times: 7 am – 6:30 pm
Cost: $150/members (non-members pay $195/week); half day swim, sports, and dance camp is $100-105/week for members and $130-140/non-members
YMCA Greenville Summer Camps

Sky Zone

The trampoline park offers time to get out energy indoors with fun fitness games for kids.

Ages: 5-12
Dates: Starts June 7th
Times: Noon – 5 pm
Cost: $125/week or $25/day
Sky Zone Summer Camps

You Rock Summer Camp

This camp is specifically for kids with special needs.

Ages: Ages 5-13 with special needs
Dates: July 18-22
Times: 9 am – 4 pm
Cost: $100
You Rock Summer Camp

Roper Mountain Science Center

There are a variety of camps offered at RMSC – science, engineering, dinosaurs, space exploration, insects, and lots more. 

Ages: Completed K4 – 12 years old
Dates: June 6 – August 7
Times: 9 am – Noon or 1-4 pm
Cost: Many camps are $130 for a half day week (members receive 10% off)
RMSC Summer Camps

St. John United Methodist

Ages: 5-11
Dates: Every week except the week of July 4th starting on June 20 through July 22
Times: 7 am – 5 pm, one meal and snack provided
Cost: MWF $60, two days a week is $40, and M-F is $75
St. John United Methodist Summer Camps

Wade Hampton HS Cheer Camp

Held at the school’s gym. Kids will get a snack and t-shirt.

Ages: 4-13
Dates: July 18-21, 2022
Times: 9 am – Noon
Cost: $75/camper

Greenville Zoo

The Zoo offers themed half day camps that center around animals and different habitats. Visit the website to see what they offer for each age. 

Ages: 6-11 years old
Dates: Several weeks starting in June
Times: 9 am – Noon
Cost: $150 members
Greenville Zoo Summer Camps

Climb @ Blue Ridge

Learn the ropes at fun summer camps at Climb @ Blue Ridge. Camps are for all stages of climbing experience.

Ages: Recommended for ages 6+
Dates: Starts week of June 27th and runs through the beginning of August.
Cost: $150/non-members, $105/members
Climb @ Blue Ridge

Little Flames Basketball Camp

Hosted by Greer Middle College and conducted by Coaches Janza Moore and Jamar Armstrong, camp includes two snack tickets and a t-shirt (t-shirt is not guaranteed past early registration).

Ages: Rising 1st-8th graders
Dates: June 20-23
Times: 1st-3rd grades 9-11:30 am and 4th-8th grades 12:30-3 pm
Cost: $85/if you register before May 21st and $100 thereafter

Riverside Basketball Kiddie Camp

Great for kids interested in basketball. The camp takes place at Riverside High School.

Ages: K5-8th grade
Dates: June 7-9, 2022
Times: 9 am – Noon (K5-5th grade) and 2-5 pm (6th-8th grade)
Cost: $75

Bloom Fine Arts Preschool and Dance at Southern Dance Connection

Choose from various themed weeks for your kids.

Ages: 3-10
Dates: Camps start June 13
Times: Most camps are 9 am – 1 pm; theatre camp is 1-5 pm
Cost: $107/week

Bruins Junior Basketball Camp

The junior camp allows the aspiring young athlete an opportunity to be taught correct fundamentals by college coaches and athletes while enjoying the air-conditioned facilities of the Davis Field House at Bob Jones University.  Bruins basketball players will interact with campers to inspire and guide them in their love for the game of basketball. The focus of junior camp is to have fun while instilling correct fundamentals and form while encouraging campers spiritually with lessons from the hardwood.  

Ages: 2nd – 8th grade
Dates: June 6-9, 2022 and July 25-28, 2022
Times: 9 -11:45 am (2nd-5th grade) and 1-5 pm (6th-8th grade)
Cost: $140

Did we miss any budget summer camps $150 or less per week?

About the Author
Kristina Hernandez is a mom of two girls, freelance writer and photographer. Originally from New Jersey, she is in love with the Upstate and could not imagine raising her kids anywhere else. She enjoys hiking to waterfalls, kayaking, camping, cooking, and exploring all that Greenville has to offer. And she really loves baby goats. Follow her on Instagram at @scadventurer.

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