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Overnight Camps

Are you looking for a traditional camp where your kids stay overnight and enjoy nature? Here’s our list of local overnight camps that are near Upstate, SC, and Greenville. This list includes week-long camps in the mountains and more.

Overnight summer camp guide Greenville, SC

 

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

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YMCA of Greenville

TITLE SPONSOR 864.412.0288 | Various Locations, Upstate, SC

YMCA of Greenville Summer Day Camp

Day Camp at the YMCA of Greenville is a great place for children and teens to start finding magic in the adventure! We are excited to have your camper experience a fun-filled, exciting summer!

It is important that your child has a wonderful “first”, “second”…or “seventh” camp experience. The YMCA of Greenville’s goal is to create an atmosphere of trust and friendship so that each camper will feel happy and confident at camp. Campers’ activities include but are not limited to: assemblies, choice activities based on weekly themes, skits, stories, arts & crafts, fitness activities, relays, character development, academic enrichment and counselor huddle times.

The YMCA of Greenville camp program is progressively structured to challenge children according to their age. Camp programming is planned to give children an introduction to a wide variety of camp activities, along with providing them the opportunity for creative expression.

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 Prisma Health Family YMCA (Simpsonville).

Financial assistance is available for most camps.

PARI Summer STEM and Space Exploration Camps

828.862.5554 | 1 Pari Drive, Rosman, NC

PARI Summer Campers will enjoy rocketry, engineering, astrophysics, biology, adventure, and fun in the beautiful Pisgah Forest region.

2024 PARI Summer Camp registration is open!

Anderson University offers a variety of summer camps at Summer Institute for rising 9-12 graders in camps like Vocal/Choir, Engineering, Theatre, and an overnight scholars camp.

There are also a variety of sports camps in June and July for rising 8th – 12 grade students.

 

Camp Fellowship

864.998.3400 | 457 Camp Fellowship Road, Waterloo, SC

Camp Fellowship provides unique summer programs for children & youth of all ages (grades entering K-12). They strongly believe camp is for everyone and work diligently to create exceptional programs that engage campers in faith formation, community building, personal growth and development, and loads of outdoor fun!

2024 Camp Fellowship Summer Camp Registration is now open.

SC Governor School for Science and Mathematics (GoSciTech)

843.383.3901 | 401 Railroad Avenue, Hartsville, SC

Offers: For students interested in science and math, the Governor School for Science and Math offers camps in STEM for rising 6th- 10th grade.
Camps offered include virtual camps, residential camps, and day camps.

Residential camps are available for rising 9th-12th grade at the Hartsville, SC location.
Day camps will be across South Carolina at partner sites of the SC Governor School.

2024 GoSciTech Applications open in March

SC School for the Deaf and Blind Summer Camps

888.447.2732 | 355 Cedar Shoals Road, Spartanburg, SC

SC School for the Deaf and Blind has a free one-week summer camp for any child between the ages of 6-14 with visual or hearing impairment in the state of South Carolina. The camp is packed full of traditional summer camp activities (i.e. horseback riding, swimming, crafts, cooking class, technology). Students stay on the campus for the week, but there is also a day option.

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

Girl Scouts of South Carolina - Mountains to Midlands

800.849.4475 | 1107 Williams Street, Columbia, SC

The Girls Scouts of South Carolina- Mountains to Midlands offers programs to girls scouts of all abilities and backgrounds.

They offer special events, camps, cookie sales, and so much more! Upstate, SC troops are available for ages Kindergarten and up.

Summer Camp: You will also find some amazing Girls Scouts of South Carolina- M2M Summer Camp options!
Check out the 2024 Digital Camp Book for more information

Camps in Spartanburg, Columbia, and an overnight Camp WaBak in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains are available.

Clemson University Science Outreach Center

| Jordan Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Offers both residential and summer day camps

Residential camps are through the Clemson University Summer Scholars program and in conjunction with PARI.

Day camps are held at Jordan Hall on the Clemson University campus.

Wofford Shared Worlds

| Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

Shared Worlds is a unique writing camp for rising 8th-12th graders who enjoy writing fantasy and science fiction.
Students get the opportunity to work with professional writers and bestselling authors.

Summer Camp 2024: July 14 – 27, 2024

2024 Registration is now open

Trail Blazer Survival School Summer Camp

864.263.3850 | 205 Batesville Road, Suite 2, Simpsonville, SC

Get your kids excited about the outdoors with high-adventure activities like swimming, hiking, and archery!
Trail Blazer Summer Camps offer a unique outdoor experience in our local area.
Enjoy crafted theme weeks like Minecraft and Recon camp that will transport each camper into a new world.

TBSS camps are for kids ages 10 – 14 and begin the last week of May 2024
Signup online or call the office today at (864) 263 – 3850.

Asbury Hills

864.836.3711 | 150 Asbury Drive, Cleveland, SC

Since 1961, Asbury Hills has been serving all people for Christian birth, growth, and renewal by offering overnight, week-long summer camp for rising 2nd-12th graders!

Elementary Through High School camps available, with Family Camp also available.

2024 Asbury Hills Summer Camp Registration is now open.

 

Camp Voyager

864.878.1103 | 698 Concord Church Rd, Pickens, SC

Over a fun-filled week at  YLI Headquarters in Pickens, SC, campers will test their creativity and problem-solving skills. This camp is for children aged 9 – 15.

Camps are overnight, week-long, and begin June 2nd, 2024 – July 26, 2024

Registration for 2024 Camp Voyager Summer Camp is now open!

Falling Creek is a Christian summer camp for boys, located on 900+ private acres in western North Carolina. 1-4 week sessions for rising 1st-12th graders.

2024 registration is now open for both summer camp and family camp.

Crossroads Summer Camp

| Anderson University, Anderson, SC

Crossroads Summer Camp offers athletics, outdoor adventures, arts, relationship building, quiz bowl, and pool parties as part of their camps. Camper must be at least 11 years old.

Camps are currently sold out for 2024, but join the waitlist!

Week 1: June 17-21, 2024 | Waitlist Open
Week 2: June 24-28, 2024 | Waitlist Open
Week 3: July 1-5, 2024 | Waitlist Open
Week 4: July 8-12, 2024 | Waitlist Open
Week 5: July 15-19, 2024 | Waitlist Open

Camps are held at Anderson University

Camp McCall

803.227.6028 | 108 Ambassador Road, Sunset, SC

Offers: Adventure and recreation camps for boys, rising 1st-12th grade.

Camp McCall run from Thursday, May 30, 2024 – Sunday, Aug 4, 2024
2024 Camp McCall Registration is now open

Nike Tennis Camp at Furman

| 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC

Offers: From improving your tennis game to gaining tournament training, Nike Tennis Camp is a junior tennis camp for ages 8 to 18.

Check their website to select from a day camp (8:30 am to 4:30 pm), extended camp (8:30 am to 5:30 pm) or overnight camps at Furman University.

2024 CAMP DATES

Directed by Michelle Dasso
June 9-13
June 16-20

Directed by J.J. Whitlinger
June 23-27
July 7-11
July 14-18

The Wilds

864.268.4760 | 1000 Wilds Ridge Road, Brevard, NC

Offers youth camps and family/adult camps in Brevard, NC. Camps provide a Christian background along with outdoor adventure for grades 7 – 12.

2024 Summer Camp runs each week from June 3rd, 2024 – August 10th, 2024, with guest speakers each week, with check in on Monday and programs ending on Saturday mornings.
Registration is now open.

 

Ridge Haven

828.862.3916 | 215 Ridge Haven Road, Brevard, NC

A gospil centered, outdoor camp summer camp in Brevard, North Carolina for ages rising 3rd grade – 12th grade. The camp offers overnight camping.

Find more information in the 2024 Ridge Haven Summer Camp guide.

Camper scholarships are available.