Are you looking for the perfect history or social studies camp? Here’s our list of venues that offer history and social studies themed summer camps across Upstate, SC. You’re sure to find the perfect camp for your child on this list!
For a complete list of summer camps in the Upstate, see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps near Greenville, SC.
WELCOME TO SUMMER ENCOUNTERS, CAMPS FOR CURIOUS KIDS!
2022 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. Summer Encounters programming offers 260 unique summer camps during 11 weeks, exploring content in academics, sports, art, drama, cooking, science, technology, and service learning. With a variety of day camp activities, extended day options, and schedules offered, the possibility of what your child can discover during the summer is as intriguing as it is convenient. Last year approximately 1000 campers from over 100 schools explored with us.
Summer Encounters is privileged to invite your family to join them for an exciting journey of discovery. We invite you to contact us at any time with questions about content, assistance with registering, or to just discuss the best summer camp selections for your family. Give your child the gift of exploration and come make lasting memories and friendships with CCES Summer Encounters, camps for curious kids!
Registration for Summer Encounters opens on February 16th. If you would like a brochure or need assistance in any way, please contact Joe Cummings at [email protected] or 864.299.1522 x1242.
Visit Summer Encounters website, where all camps are organized by grade, week, and camp type.
We’re excited to host another great summer at Roper Mountain Science Center, the home to more than 100 week-long half- and full-day camps for children in completed grades K4 through 9. Our hands-on activity-based educational Summer Explorations Camps mix a variety of fun in a wide range of topics. With selections of old favorites and new offerings from art to animals, pop culture to physics, lots and lots of Legos, and, of course, science for all ages, there is truly something for everyone at Roper Mountain.
Our camps are still operating on a reduced capacity, so it’s more important now than ever to be a member to take advantage of early registration!
Come join us for a fun-filled adventure this summer. Visit Roper Mountain for the 2022 Summer Explorations camp guide and registration details. Feel free to contact Lisa Phillips at
[email protected] or 864-355-8925 with any questions about our summer programming.
Concierge registration for Creator and Originator Supporting Members is onsite March 2 and March 3. Members-only online registration is March 7, and general public registration begins March 9.
Fun, Friends & Field Trips | Summer Remix Adventure Camp at The Sunshine House
Never hear, “I’m bored” this summer!
This summer is all about imagination and entertainment – and living your dreams! Each week of camp is full of exciting, new experiences and field trips your camper will be talking about for weeks.
Where else will your camper splash around a water park, star in their own podcast, create and pitch an invention, and tour a football stadium – all in the same camp?
Camp also includes NFL Play 60, Think Stretch Summer Learning Program, and a FREE swag bag! Visit www.sunshinehouse.com/summer for more details.
Field trips are subject to change based on CDC, state or local requirements
Elements of Art
For first-time kindergartners or rising 1st graders
If you have a K5 child that doesn’t want to miss out on fun with art, then bring your beginner to M&G for a special kindergarten camp focused on the Elements of Art. Your child will enjoy multiple art projects, age-appropriate lessons, interactive games, and snacks while learning about line, shape, color, and texture. This 5-day morning camp will keep your young starter so engaged, he won’t even know he’s learning!
Note: K5 campers must turn 5 years old by September 1, 2022
Building a Brighter Future
1st—6th grade (ages 6-12)
Did you know that the buildings all around you are works of art too? Architects use the elements of art and the principles of design to create incredible structures! Join Artechus and Artemesia as they explore the essentials of architecture, discover cool facts about famous buildings, and use the tools of the trade to create exciting projects! This 5-day morning camp includes artistic discoveries, snacks and new friends and concludes with a special art exhibition for young designers to showcase their creative work.
Dates: 9:30 AM to 12 PM daily
Fee: includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack
Learning and fun go hand in hand this summer at EDUcamp Jr. and Jr. Bruins Sports Camps at Bob Jones University.
Your elementary and middle school kids will explore a different imaginative adventure each week as they make new friends and develop creative skills in a Christian environment. Some highlights:
There are 20 exciting EDUcamp Jr. programs in all, plus five Jr. Bruins Sports Camps, led by experienced coaches, that focus on developing skills and sportsmanship while having fun.
Your child is sure to have an awesome experience at EDUcamp Jr. and Jr. Bruins Sports Camps. The adventure begins the week of May 22.
Take advantage of our early bird special. Get $25 off any camp if you register by April 1.
Input Code: KiddingGville, 10% off all camps! Expires on July 29th.
Explore camps and register
Fun takes flight at Camp Boomerang with week-after-week of different down-to-earth themes and high-flying, mind-expanding, hands-on activities designed to make them smile, think explore, collaborate and grown in exciting new directions. Discover why Kids ‘R’ Kids is the place where friendships are made and imaginations sore.
Sign your camper up today before the summer flies by!
390 Westmoreland Road
125 Verdin Road
Offers: Swords, leather-working, chainmail, theater, and more! This half-day camp looks at the art and war of the era of Beowulf. For ages 13-18.
2022 schedule: June 13th – 17th
The Upcountry History Museum is offering dinosaur-themed camps this summer for ages 6-12. Camp includes hands-on learning experiences with fossils, opportunity to explore various biospheres and food chains, and enjoy plenty of playtime in the “Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice”.
Wanna have your child ‘try on’ Clemson for a week this summer? Give them a sneak peek at college life. Check out Summer Scholars!
Offers: Week long course in a field of interest with a university instructor. Current Clemson students serve as mentors who guide Scholars through the week, sharing their unique Clemson stories along the way.
Offers a variety of history-focused educational (and fun!) summer camps for different age groups.
Education and Field Trips: Hagood Mill offers tours of the 176-year-old mill, the Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site, blacksmith shop, and moonshine still. Children may watch demonstrations by local artisans, participate in hands-on activities, and experience workshops. There are several field trip options including one-day or multi-day trips, traveling field trip shows, and virtual field trips.
Summer Camp Offers: Hagood Mill offers a 5-day camp for rising 3rd to 12th graders, featuring classes in blacksmithing, leathercraft, plant medicine, pottery, and much more.