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  • Prisma Health Jan 2024
  • CCES Feb 2024

History and Social Studies Camps

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!

history and social studies summer camp

For a complete list of summer camps in the Upstate, see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps near Greenville, SC.

 

M&G Kids Create!

SPONSORED 864.770.1331 | 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd. , Greenville, SC

M&G Kids Create! Summer Art Day Camp
Elements of Art 
For first time kindergartners (turning 5 years old by September 1, 2024)
Introduce your little one to art and creativity through M&G’s specially designed kindergarten camp focused on the Elements of Art. Your beginner will enjoy multiple art projects, age-appropriate lessons, interactive games, and snacks while learning about line, shape, color, and texture.
Dates: June 3-7 and June 10-14 from 9:30AM – Noon
A Quest for the Medieval
For rising 1st—6th grade (ages 6-12)
Dragons, kings, castles, and queens! Embark on a medieval adventure of learning and creativity through engaging lessons, snacks and games. Your 1st-6th grade campers will experience what life may have been like in the Middle Ages as a serf, knight, or royal. After viewing art forms like tapestry, metal working, calligraphy, and stained glass, campers will explore creating their own manuscripts, sculpture, coat of arms, and more!
Dates: June 3-7; June 10-14; and June 17-21 from 9:30 AM – Noon
Fee: includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack
Museum Members: $90
Non-Members: $96
Medieval Artisans 
For 6th-8th grade (ages 12-14)
Similar to the elementary camp emphasis, middle school craftsmen will explore the art and times of the Middle Ages through interactive lessons and reviews. Young artisans will delve into the world of Medieval art by exploring the crafts of bookbinding, calligraphy, and illuminated manuscript illustration.
Dates: June 17-21 from 9:30AM – Noon
Fee: $125

Christ Church Episcopal School Summer Encounters

SPONSORED 864.299.1522 ext. 1242 | 245 Cavalier Dr, Greenville, SC


JOIN US FOR SUMMER ENCOUNTERS AND LEAVE THE SUMMER TO US!

2024 camps will begin May 29!

Dive into an unforgettable summer adventure at Christ Church Episcopal School’s award-winning day camps in Greenville, SC. Summer Encounters hosts a comprehensive, diverse, and exciting collection of summer camps that provide meaningful opportunities for any child in grades (rising) K4 to 12.

With over 250 camps, Summer Encounters offers something for to spark everyone’s curiosity including thrilling outdoor games, athletics, arts and crafts, cooking, coding, service learning, science and technology, and so much more! Morning and afternoon sessions plus extended stay options means you can find the perfect fit for you and your child.

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 is open now and camps fill up fast. If you have questions or need assistance in any way, please contact us at Traci Weldie at weldiet@cces.org or 864.299.1522 x1242.

BJU EDUcamp Jr. and Jr. Bruins Sports Camps

SPONSORED | 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC

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:

  • Robotics and Technology
  • Tour de Pizza
  • Global Expeditions
  • Theatre
  • Bug Biodiversity
  • Intro to Coding

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 21.

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

https://educamp.bju.edu/

This summer is going to be an out-of-the-world experience!

With a new theme, we’ll take every week to new levels, exploring everything from aerospace to zoology, in and out of this world. Big adventures, innovations, imagination, and great new friends.

Featuring a Junior Camp for kindergarten to second grade and Senior Camp for third to fifth grade, each week of camp involves a new theme designed to empower and enlighten campers through amusing activities, fascinating field trips, timely lessons in teamwork and so much more! By the end of summer, campers will have their eyes opened to limitless possibilities and their minds focused on creating their special brand of greatness.

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 wide 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. Come join us for a fun-filled adventure this summer.

Visit www.ropermountain.org for the 2024 Summer Explorations camp guide and registration details. Feel free to contact Lisa Phillips at liphilli@greenville.k12.sc.us or 864-355-8925 with any questions about our summer camp programming.

Members only early online registration is Monday March 4, and general registration begins Wednesday March 6.

Hagood Mill Historic Site

864.898.2936 | 138 Hagood Mill Road, Pickens, SC

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 will offer a summer camp in 2024 for Camp Hagood on June 12-14 from 8:30 am to 4 pm! Camp Hagood is open to rising 3rd-9th grade students. Camp cost is $175.

Clemson University Summer Scholars

864-656-2314 | 2045 Barre Hall, Clemson, SC

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.

AGE: Rising 9th – 12th grade