For a complete list of summer camps in Upstate, SC see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps near Greenville.
Dream it. Plan it. Make it happen. If you haven’t heard of Primrose School of Simpsonville at Five Forks yet, simply ask your fellow neighbors within your community.
At Primrose School of Simpsonville at Five Forks, the Summer Adventure Club allows children to become engineers, artists, explorers, and more as they discover the joys of design thinking, a fun and innovative way to learn. Engineering design challenges, experiments and themed activities await as children unlock new ways of thinking – all while having a blast!
Parents can register their children for all summer or just for individual weeks at a time. The weekly theme is different each week. Along with the theme, your child will also enjoy tons of on-site and off-site field trips!
Summer Camp is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 p.m. Children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade are eligible to attend. Tuition includes breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, all field trips, and all supplies.
Challenge Island®, is a high-energy, hands-on fusion of STEAM and 21st Century Skills combined with a fun Problem-Solving Adventure experience! Campers embark on fun themes where they work in collaborative tribes to tackle various challenges using only the materials in their treasure chest and their imagination.
Don’t miss out on our most popular SLIME CAMPS!!
Woodruff Road Christian Church (20 Bell Road Greenville)
Cost $120 except Wacky Science & Slime $125
June 12-15: STEAM Tank Entrepreneur (Ages 5-12)
June 19-22: Slimetopia 1: The beginning (Ages 6-12)
June 26-29: Mine Island (Ages 5-12)
July 10-13: Slimetopia 2: Total Takeover (Ages 6-12)
July 17-20: Wacky Science (Ages 5-12)
July 24-27: Super STEAM Heroes (Ages 5-12)
Disciples CDC (185 Riley Smith Drive Greenville)
$135- Preschool, $150- Elementary
3& 4 Year Olds:
June 12-16: Magical Kingdom & Fairy Tales
June 19-23: Jr. Careers & Community Helpers
July 10-14: Rainforest Adventures
July 17-21: Wacky Science
5-12 Year Olds:
June 12-16: STEAMWarts
June 19-23: STEAM Tank Entrepreneur
July 10-14: Race across the Rainforest
July 17-21: Slimetopia 2: Total Takeover
After School Plus: Monday-Friday
Cost $170, Registration beginning March 3 at www.afterschoolplus.com
June 12-16: 9am-noon: Slimetopia Part I | 1pm-4pm: Monsters & Myths
June 19-23: 9am-noon: Messy Gooey Science | 1pm-4pm: Wizardry Party
July 10-14: 1pm-4pm: Space Camp
July 24-28: 9am-noon: Slimetopia 2:Total Takeover | 1pm-4pm: Super STEAM Heroes
ACE Summer Camps (Radio Control and General Aviation)
Each camp includes a 4-day aviation experience includes ground school lessons, aviation activities, basic restoration skills, and at the end of the program a flight opportunity in one of the Triple Tree Aircraft!
The Summer Camps are broken down into Radio Control Camps and General Aviation Camps.
Radio Control $350 ($400 after March 1)
General Aviation $350 ($400 after March 1)
*Camps are not overnight experiences and campers should live in close proximity to Triple Tree.
Discounted pricing of $350 will be open to Kidding Around Greenville members until April 1. Please mention Kidding Around Greenville in the subject line to receive the discounted pricing.
Teacher Professional Development
More information about our summer camps can be found at www.tta.aero/ace under the summer camp tab.
This is the place to be in 2023! With a new theme each week, we’ll play to the strengths of the “connected generation” – aka Gen Z- exploring everything from aerospace to zoology in an on-demand world.
Big adventures, innovation, imagination, and great new friends – this Kids ‘R’ Kids fun!”
2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites 1st Place: Summer Camps
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.
Build the summer of dreams at After School Plus! With over 100 unique specialty camps, there is something for everyone to explore! Join 1 camp or the whole summer. Camps are weeklong and open to all children in K4-8th grade.
Enrichment-based camps give children a collaborative place to explore topics with others who want to explore too. It’s the perfect mix of summer camp fun and ongoing learning experiences.
We offer full and half-day camps. Half-day camps are from 9 am-12 pm or 1-4 pm. You can put together a morning and afternoon camp to create a full day. In addition to camps, there is early care and late stay so families can build a daily schedule to fit their unique needs from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Learn more or register today at www.afterschoolplus.com.
Greenville Explorers’ Summer Camp programming is a full 5 day week with full days of camp for K2 thru 5th graders. Each week has a fun interactive theme attached that includes Arts Extravaganza; Global Chef Adventures; Trailblazers & Treasure Hunters; and Planes, Trains, & Automobiles! Breakfast, lunch, and two snacks will be provided as well as themed activities, free play, and field trips & excursions (depending on age). Information regarding the specific weekly themes, time frames for the age group needed, and sample daily schedules & menus are available on the website or by emailing [email protected]
Time frame is: Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm
Address: 638 East Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601
Cost for 1 all-inclusive week is $500 with bundle options and pricing plans available.
This summer, have a blast learning at Sylvan Summer Camps! Learning and fun are an all-in-one package with Sylvan’s Academic and STEM camps! Our camps engage the mind with the best teaching methods, make learning exciting, and provide social interaction with collaborative learning. There’s something for everyone!
Our centers in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson provide a variety of camps that include:
Academic Camps: Kindergarten Kickstart, Writing Rhythms, and Study Skills Superheroes
STEM Camps: Mastering Math Facts, Mad Science, and Super Structures
Summer Camps are Buy 1 Get 1 Free until March 31, 2023, and 25% off in April and May by calling 864-676-0011! Check your local Sylvan Learning Center’s website (Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson) for details.
Want to help your child make greater gains this summer? Consider a personalized learning program that helps students grow their skills up to 3 times faster than traditional learning. Our proven instructional methods and reward system motivate students to strengthen their skills, overcome learning loss, jump to higher levels, and gain confidence for academic and career success. Make the most of summer learning with Sylvan. Prevent summer learning loss at Sylvan! Flexible schedules and payment options meet your family’s needs.
Sylvan is the BEST for summer learning!
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 2023 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.
Member early online registration is Tuesday March 7, and general registration begins March 9.
2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites Finalist: Summer Camp
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 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.
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Join us for an action-packed nine weeks of Summer Camp!
Our all-day camps run from June 5th until August 2nd, with our days spanning from 7am to 6:30 pm.
We welcome children ages 5 to rising 8th graders.
Together we’ll explore a variety of opportunities, take field trips, learn Taekwondo, and grow into confident leaders. Here at Greenville Martial Arts Center we limit screen time and focus heavily on play, creativity, and our core Tenets; Courtesy, Integrity, Self-Control, Indomitable Spirit, Perseverance, and Loyalty.
Early enrollment ends soon, so we look forward to hearing from many of our local families!
Music Math Multilingual Christian Academy is now open for summer camp registration and 2023-2024 school year registration! Throughout the months of June and July, our school is offering summer camps in music, math, robotics, Mandarin/Spanish/English immersion, creative arts, ping pong, and Chinese cooking! Ages and prices vary depending on each camp.
Camps will be held at MMM Academy’s location at McAlister Square, 225 S Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville, SC, and we welcome you to visit our space to find out more and to register in person. You can also register at this form or at our website: mmmchristianacademy.com/
Our school is also open for registration for the 2023-24 school year for both part-time and full-time students. As a language immersion school, we offer classes in Spanish or Mandarin while both our part-time and full-time programs have the option to simultaneously supply credits in English, math, science, social studies, music, and art. We offer afterschool and weekend enrichment programs as well. Please visit mmmchristianacademy.com or contact us to learn more.
We can’t wait to meet your students this summer!
Sign your camper up for a play-filled learning experience at TCMU-Greenville, the 7th largest children’s museum in the country, or TCMU-Spartanburg, a museum dedicated to school readiness and early childhood development. At both locations, young learners will enjoy exciting days infused with STEAM-based learning and museum exploration based on a different weekly theme.
Campers can choose from the following options (and more!):
• Blast off and explore the universe in our “Astronaut Academy.”
• “Get into Gaming” by learning coding basics.
• Dissect crime scenes and gather evidence as “Discerning Detectives.”
• Unearth creatures of long ago with a “Party in the Prehistoric.”
• Board a “Continental Cruise” to explore cultures from around the world.
With unique educational exhibits reflecting the areas of arts, science, health, transportation, and more, campers have access to our resources and knowledge. At TCMU-Greenville, summer camp is offered to children in PreK-5th grade. Caregivers must book by the week and can choose from half-day (AM or PM) or full-day camp. TCMU-Spartanburg summer camp runs from 9am-noon and is for children in 3K, 4K and 5K. Sessions can be booked by the day.
Registration is now open.
Weekly half-day summer STEAM camps will ignite your child’s ingenuity and spark a passion for science, engineering, and robotics.
At Ignite, STEAM isn’t about worksheets or textbooks. Our summer camps look like a room full of excited creative kids exploring science, creatively tackling engineering challenges, learning introductory coding, and gaining confidence in their abilities to bring their own ideas to life. It’s sometimes noisy, sometimes focused, and always FUN!
This summer we have 6 weeks of half-day camps with morning and afternoon sessions running June 12 – July 28 that will delight your junior engineer. Whether your 6 – 13 year–old child is interested in robotics, designing and building, chemical reactions, or just messy fun, Ignite has a camp for you!
Check out details on our Beginning and Advanced Robotics, How Things Work Engineering Camp, Art, Robots, and Fun, and STEM, Wonder, and Curiosity on our website.
Offers: Summer camp curriculum STEAM learning through exciting and fun experiences for your child every day! For ages 4 – 12
Camp Invention is a STEM Summer camp program happening in all 50 states encouraging students to find and solve problems while building confidence. There are locations in Greenville, SC and Columbia, SC.
2022 programs include: Robotic Aquatics, Spacecation, NIHF’s The Attic, Marble Arcade
Ben Lippen School: 7401 Monticello Road Columbia, SC 29203
Lexington Camp Invention: 116 Azelea Drive Lexington, SC 29072
Red Bank: 246 Community Drive Lexington, SC 29073
North Springs Elementary School: 1300 Clemson Road Columbia, SC 29229
A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School: 420 Westfield Street Greenville, SC 29601
Buena Vista Elementary School: 310 S. Batesville Road Greer, SC 29650
Southside Christian School: 2211 Woodruff Rd. Simpsonville, SC 29681
Offers: Coding summer camps for kids ages 5 – 15. Kids will be introduced to programming, web development, robotics, game design, and more! Weekly camps available by topic.
2023 registration is open.
Offers: Enriching STEAM activities, as well as field trips and other summer fun. For ages 5 – 12.
Offers: Half-day camps on Thursdays and Fridays where students get to work with artists and local makers to learn or grow their artistic skills, push creative bounds, and become more familiar with using Makers tools. For ages 5 – 16. Register for individual days of camp and activities.
2023 schedule: June 15th – August 4th, 2023
Offers: A full-day arts, culture, and literacy camp for children aged 5 – 12.
Camps July 10th – 14th, 2023: Ages 4-8
Camps July 17-21st, 2023: Ages 9-12
Over the course of a fun-filled week at Clemson University YLI Headquarters in Pickens, SC, campers will test their creativity and problem-solving skills. This camp is for children aged 9 – 15.
2023 schedule: June 4th – July 28th
Interactive STEAM cooking and food science camp for children rising 1st grade – 6th grade.
Camps are from 9 am – 12 pm, 4 days long.
STEM Day Camp is for incoming 9th – 12th grade students. All activities will challenge students to apply STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics to real-world situations. Activities may include rocket launching, drone aerodynamics, programming rovers, engineering with dominoes, 3D printing, crime scene analysis, and analyzing chemical reactions. The camp is part of a collaboration between professors at Spartanburg Community College and USC Upstate through a grant from the National Science Foundation.
July 10-14, 2023
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.
Offers: STEAM Summer Camps featuring a wide array of topics. For rising K4 through rising 8th grade.
Purpose Academy and our Summer Enrichment Program is a program that nurtures and develops the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, and social needs of the children we impact daily. Along with Christian education, academic enrichment, and amazing field trips, Purpose Academy Summer is a place your child will make memories and experience lots of fun!
$135 per week, $20 off per week when mentioning Kidding Around
Wired Minds offers an academic summer camp. Academic camps are offered for rising 3rd through 5th graders, Monday through Friday.
Offers: Ivybrook Academy is looking forward to a fun-filled summer with all of you! Themed summer camps such as backyard adventures, space exploration, and scientific discoveries.
The program will be Monday through Friday 7:30 am – 2 pm.
The morning will be art projects and academic refreshers. The afternoon is for field trips (swimming, Dave n’ Busters, Big Air, etc).
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 7th grade – 17 years old.
PARI Summer Campers will enjoy rocketry, engineering, astrophysics, biology, adventure, and fun in the beautiful Pisgah Forest region.