Is your child looking for a camp that will help them focus on or explore dance? Here’s our list of venues that offer dance summer camps in Upstate, SC. These camps include ballet, tap dancing, line dancing, and ballroom.
For a complete list of summer camps in Upstate, SC, see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps near Greenville.
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YMCA of Greenville Summer Day Camp
Magic is in the adventure, and we can’t wait to start our 2023 summer adventure at YMCA of Greenville’s Summer Day Camp! Offered for school-aged children, the YMCA of Greenville hosts a variety of weekly camps like full-day traditional camp and teen camp, half-day specialty camps for sports, aquatics, dance, and science, and extended day camp for specialty camp participants who want the full-day experience.
Summer Day Camp is offered at Caine Halter Family YMCA (Greenville), Eastside Family YMCA (Taylors), George I. Theisen Family YMCA (Travelers Rest), Judson Community Center (Greenville) and YMCA Program Center (Simpsonville).
Every week, counselors and staff work hard to instill the Y’s core values of respect, caring, honesty, responsibility, and faith all in a safe and fun environment.
Financial assistance is available for most camps.
YMCA Camp Greenville
For 111 years, generations of campers have experienced YMCA Camp Greenville’s “magic on the mountain.” Camp Greenville’s unique mountaintop setting on 1,400 acres and adventurous programs make for unforgettable experiences that provide a lifetime of memories.
Camp Greenville has 3 overnight session offerings including Base Camp, Adventure Trips, and specialty camps (Parent/Me and Leadership Development Program).
Additionally, Camp Greenville also offers multiple Family Camp options throughout the year!
Financial assistance is available for most camps.
SPONSORED 864.308.2882 | 401 E Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC
Magical Mornings Camp (ages 3 – 5)
Come join our Magical Mornings camp this summer at Arts in Motion! Students will participate in weekly themes to help put on a show by learning to dance, crafts, a story they create, and ends with a performance!
Broadway Bound Camp (ages 6 and older)
Students ages 6 and up will participate in creating and putting on a show in 4 weeks. Students will learn scenes, choreography, music, and explore behind the scenes by assisting in set painting, prop design, and costumes! Each session will end with a performance. There are two Broadway Bound camps to choose from.
Descendents: June 5th – 20th; 9 am – 3 pm
Matilda: July 5th – August 4th; 9 am – 3 pm
AIM will also offer weekly summer classes Tuesday through Thursday, including Ballet/Tumble, Ballet/Tap, Jazz/Musical Theatre, Tumble & Twirl, Intro to Acro, Acro I and II, Ballet/Lyrical, Intro to Hip Hop, Beginner Hip Hop, DSAU Discover Dance Class, and Visual Art
SPONSORED 864.879.9404 | 1018 South Batesville Road, Greer, SC
Join International Ballet for an exciting Summer Experience! Ballet Camps are held Monday – Friday and feature age appropriate ballet emphasizing creativity, coordination, and musicality. Students will explore all facets of the art of ballet, learning about the story, music and costumes of classic story ballets. Theme of the first week is “Cinderella”, the theme of the 2nd week is “Sleeping Beauty”. Each week of camp culminates with an in-studio performance for parents and friends of our young campers to show off what they’ve learned. Summer camp faculty includes Liz Blackwood, Jessica Springer and Josha Williams.
No formal ballet training required
July 10-14 and July 17-21
Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price per week (discount for both weeks)
$185/week or $355/2 weeks
Batesville Road Studio Location, 1018 S Batesville Rd, Greer, SC 29651
Space is limited, reserve your spot today!
SPONSORED 864.412.7788 | 115 Pelham Road, Ste. 24, Greenville, SC
Dance Without Limits is excited to offer themed dance camps for ages 3-10 this summer!
We offer half-day and full-day options. Our camps include lots of dancing, themed crafts, games, and a snack.
On Fridays, we do a special performance for families!
In addition to our day camps, we offer dance classes in the evenings for a 6-week summer session (ages 10-18).
New this Summer, we are offering a 6-week Twinkle session for the little ones!
At Dance Without Limits, we believe dance is for everybody. Regardless of age, shape, size, or ability, we believe every child can benefit from and deserves the chance to dance. We pride ourselves on offering quality dance training in a wholesome, family-friendly atmosphere.
Registration for our summer camps opens February 22nd. Don’t miss your chance to spend the summer on the dance floor!
SPONSORED 864.775.5514 | 1200 Woodruff Road, Building H7, Greenville, SC
World Upside Down Arts Studio offers classes in music, visual arts, dance, and theater for children, youth, and adults.
Summer Camp: June – July | $125+/week |K5-12th grade
We offer part-time, full-time, and extended-day options. Students learn music, visual arts, dance, and theater and show what they learn in a Friday show.
June 5-9 | Moana
June 12-16 | Encanto
June 19-23 | Jungle Book
June 26-30 | Frozen
July 4-7 | Sound of Music
July 10-14 | Lion King
July 17-21 | Mary Poppins
July 24-28 | The Greatest Showman
Specialty Arts Camps: June – July
June 5-9 | Jazz/Tap Dance, Special Effects Makeup, Cartoon Drawing: Lilo and Stitch
June 12-16 | Musical Theater Dance, Acting Fundamentals, Cartoon Drawing: Spider-Man and Gwen, Theater Makers
June 19-23 | Worship Dance, Stage Design, Cartoon Drawing: Peter Pan and Wendy
June 26-30 | Hip Hop Dance, Costume Design, Cartoon Drawing: Star Wars, Theater/Film Music Composition
July 4-7 | Musical Theater Dance, Acting Fundamentals, Cartoon Drawing: Lilo and Stitch
July 10-14 | Broadway Bootcamp, Costume Design, Cartoon Drawing: Spider-Man and Gwen
July 17-21 | Jazz/Tap Dance, Stage Design, Basic Sewing, Cartoon Drawing: Peter Pan & Wendy, Theater Makers
July 24-28 | Hip Hop Dance, Special Effects Makeup, Cartoon Drawing: Star Wars, Theater/Film Music Composition
SPONSORED 864.299.1522 ext. 1242 | 245 Cavalier Dr, Greenville, SC
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WELCOME TO SUMMER ENCOUNTERS, CAMPS FOR CURIOUS KIDS!
2023 camps will begin May 31! Summer Encounters is a day camp program in Greenville, SC. It hosts a comprehensive, diverse, and exciting collection of summer camps that provide meaningful opportunities for any child in grades K4 to 12. With almost 300 camps (75 are NEW) over 11 weeks, Summer Encounters offers something for everyone! Adventures in sports, creative pursuits, cooking, science and technology, service learning, and more! There are even some fun academic camps to give kids a “jump start” on the next school year. Last year approximately 1700 campers from over 100 schools explored with us.
Summer Encounters Camps would be honored to invite your family to join us for an exciting summer of new discoveries, friendships, and lasting memories. Registration opens on February 15th. If you would like a brochure or need assistance in any way, please contact Traci Weldie at [email protected] or 864.299.1522 x1242.
864.315.3732 | P.O. Box 5432 , Greenville, SC
Offers: Weekly dance camps for all skill levels, ages 2 – 12 years. Camps are hosted at locations in and around Greenville, including Caine Halter Family YMCA, Verdae YMCA, Eastside YMCA, George Theisen YMCA in Travelers Rest, YMCA Program Center in Simpsonville, Woodruff Road Christian Preschool, and Christ Church Episcopal School.
864.680.1254 | 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC
Offers: USC Upstate offers two drama/theatre summer day camps for kids between the ages of 8 – 18. Technical Theatre Camp is June 7 -11 from 10 am to 5 pm. Drama Camp is a two-week camp offered June 14- 18 and June 21-25 from 9 am to 5 pm. Each camp is held in USC Upstate’s Humanities and Performing Arts Center.
864.233.6238 | 444 College Street, Greenville, SC
Offers: These week-long camps include options to learn about plays, musicals, improv, and auditioning. Campers get to experience live theatre and be a part of a group performance at the end of the week. Classes are for ages 7 – 15 (grouped by age).
864.583.0339 | 200 E St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC
Offers: Camps and classes for students aged 2 and older. Camp themes include Little Mermaid, Pinkalicious, and Frozen.
864.596.9607 | 580 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
This all-day camp focuses on art, music, theatre skills, creative writing and dance. Each themed session ends with a Family Day Program. For ages 4 – 6th grade.
Sessions available throughout June – August 2021
864.848.5383 | 804 Trade Street, Greer, SC
Camp ARK (Arts Reaching Kids) is a beginner level arts camp for ages 5-10, including instruction in art, dance, drama, and music. Camp runs Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
2023 dates are:
864.414.0974 | 215 W. Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greer, SC
Southern Dance Connection offers classes in various forms of dance, tumbling, and cheer. Children aged 2 and up can participate in ballet, tap, and hip-hop dance. They also offer themed dance summer camps.
864.246.0923 | 7601 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC
Offers: 3 day mini camps for preschool, elementary, middle, and high school ages during the evening (5:30 – 7 pm). Camps include dance and a craft.
Camps are $75 each.