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Teen Camps

Are you looking for the perfect summer camp for your tween or teenager near Greenville, SC? We’ve put together this list of camps that are perfect for older children. This list includes educational, overnight, specialty camps, and more!

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For even more summer camps options in the Upstate, see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camp near Greenville.

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.

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.

Triple Tree Aerodrome

SPONSORED | 330 Mary Hanna Rd, Woodruff, SC

Embark on an exhilarating 4-day aviation adventure at Triple Tree with our immersive summer camps! Whether your passion lies in Radio Control or General Aviation, our program caters to rising middle and high school students, offering a unique blend of educational experiences and hands-on activities.

Radio Control Camps ($375, $425 after March 1)

Ages: Rising Middle School
Dates: June 17-20 & July 22-25
Days: Monday-Thursday (Friday as a rain day)
Time: 9 am – 3 pm

General Aviation Camps ($375, $425 after March 1)

Ages: Rising High School
Dates: June 24-27 & July 15-18
Days: Monday-Thursday (Friday as a rain day)
Time: 9 am – 3 pm

What’s Included?

Expert leadership and instruction by certified teachers and aviation professionals Engage in discussions with military and airline pilots, mechanics, and more Explore technological applications in aviation, including drones Dive into aerodynamics, navigation, and other fascinating topics Experience the thrill of flight in a general aviation aircraft Learn to fly radio control aircraft (Radio Control Camp) All-inclusive course instruction, activities, events, and materials Complimentary Summer Camp T-Shirt Graduation Ceremony on Thursday with lunch provided (up to 2 guests)

Key Details: Each camp is limited to a maximum of 8 students. Parents, inquire about the possibility of staying in your motorhome at Triple Tree during the Summer Camp!

Secure your spot today by registering at www.tta.aero/ace under the summer camp tab. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity for an unforgettable aviation experience!

Girls on the Run and Greenville Liberty

SPONSORED 864.203.0565

Camp GOTR is ONE-OF-A-KIND and registration is NOW OPEN! Camp GOTR by Girls on the Run provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for all girls to develop self-confidence and learn life skills they can use now and as they grow.

Soccer instruction will be coached by Liberty Head Coach, Julie Carlson and the Liberty players. The week-long camp combines the best of the Girls on the Run program with all the fun of camp plus a unique experience with the Greenville Liberty Soccer team!

The program is designed to address physical, emotional, and social development in 3rd through 5th grade girls through fun and engaging lessons. Using an intentional curriculum that incorporates small and large group games, physical activity, interactive workshops, and individual reflection, girls learn valuable skills to help them build meaningful and positive connections with others.

Join us June 3-7, 2024, at the Pavilion Recreation Complex! Spots are limited – Register Today!

Dance Without Limits

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 and classes for ages 2-18 this summer!

We offer half-day and full day camp options. Our camps include lots of dancing, themed crafts, games, and a snack.

This year’s camp themes include:
Glamour in Pink (Barbie themed)
Hair Up (Trolls themed)
Candyland
The Golden Ticket
In My Sparkle Era

On Fridays, we do a special performance for families!

In addition to our day camps, in the evenings we are offering a 6-week summer session for the little ones (ages 2-5), Acro for ages 6+, and a few other exciting classes for dancers ages 8-18.

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 15th. Don’t miss your chance to spend the summer on the dance floor!

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.

Nike Basketball Camp At Greenville High

| 1 Vardry Street, Greenville, SC

Offers: Campers will receive individual development, from basic skills, drills and full-court scrimmages to improve your overall game. Coached by Greenville High’s basketball head coach Mike Anderson. The camp is organized by US Sports Camps. Camps are held on a one week basis for ages 9 to 15.

2024 Nike Basketball Camp Dates

Boys Complete Skills I: May 28-31, 2024
Boys Complete Skills II: July 8-12, 2024

Color Clay Cafe

864.244.3445 | 2518-A E. North Street, Greenville, SC

Offers: Half-day art camp includes projects such as clay sculpting, mosaics, painting with ceramics and canvas, and string art. Ages 6-14. Saturday sessions available.

Early registration is recommended due to class sizes.

Greenville County Museum of Art

864.271.7570 | 420 College Street, Greenville, SC

Offers: Art camps for ages 5-16, taught by art professionals. Camps are typically offered in June, July, and August.

2024 Summer Camp information TBA. Summer Camp email list available.

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.

St. Joseph's Catholic School

| 100 St. Joseph's Dr., Greenville, SC

Offers: A wide variety of sports camps for students of all ages including. They also offer academic camps, theatre camps, and summer courses for credit.

2024 Athletic Camps at St. Joseph’s Catholic School
Boys/Girls Football Camp · June 3-7 · 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM · Rising 1st-8th Grade
Boys Basketball Camp · June 10-14 · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM · Rising 4th-9th Grade
Girls Basketball Camp · June 10-14 · 1:00 PM-4:00 PM · Rising 4th-9th Grade
Girls Softball Camp · June 10-14 · 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM · Rising 3rd-11th Grade
Boys Baseball Camp Week 1 · June 10-14 · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM · Rising 2nd-7th Grade
Boys Baseball Camp Week 2 · July 15-19 · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM · Rising 2nd-7th Grade
Boys & Girls Soccer Camp · July 8-12 · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM · Rising 3-12th Grade
Girls Cheer Camp · July 15-19 · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM · Rising 2-5th Grade
Girls Volleyball Camp · July 15-19 · 9:00 AM-12:00 PM · Rising 3rd-10th Grade

TR Makers Co.

864.610.0996 | 3 S Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC

Offers: Summer Maker Days camps and multi-day summer camps available for ages 5 – 11, with summer intern options for ages 12 -15.

Register for individual days of camp and activities. Camps focus on different art themes.

June 24th  – 28th, 2024: FantaSea Adventures (morning camp)
June 24th – 28th, 2024: Coloration Nation (afternoon camp)
June 24th – 28th, 2024 (full day camp)

Check the TR Makers Co. Summer Camp website for individual Maker Days Camp

 

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

STEM Camp

| Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, SC

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.

Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 12
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:
 Spartanburg Community College Giles Campus
Cost: $100 (scholarships available) Lunch and snack provided

Spartanburg Youth Theatre

(864)585-8278 | 200 East Main St, Spartanburg, SC

SYT offers several different weekly camp options for students in grades rising K4-12th. These theater camps are great for beginners or those wanted to improve their skills.  Camp begins June 3rd, 2024.

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

Mauldin Theatre Company

864.404.3291 | 101 East Butler Road, Mauldin, SC

Offers summer camps for ages 6-17.

2024 camps and cost:

Half Day Camp
Leading Player (ages 12-17)- $200
Behind the Scenes (ages 10-17)- $100
Broadway Beginner (ages 6-10)- $100
Young Playwrights (ages 10-17)- $100
Shakespeare it Up! (ages 10-17)- $75

Full Day Camp
Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition Pre-Registration -$300

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

Upstate Archery Academy

864.775.1237 | 2830 Wade Hampton Boulevard suite 25, Taylors, SC

Archery summer camp for ages 9 – 16 years old. Kids and teens will learn the basic concepts of archery, with an end-of-camp tournament.
Camps are 2.5 hours long.

Summer Camp 2024 Sessions
June 18-21, 2024 from 2 pm-4:30 pm
July 30 – August 2, 2024 from 2 pm – 4:30 pm

Cost is $155 per week
Registration for Summer Camp 2024 is now open

 

Code Ninjas

864.920.2633 | 1099 E Butler Rd, Greenville, SC

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.

2024 Summer Camp information TBA

Climb @ Blue Ridge

864.895.1416 | 301 Bulls Road, Taylors, SC

Offers: Week-long camps that each offer a different skill level of climbing, including beginner weeks, intermediate/advanced weeks, and a mixed-skill level week. Camp is Monday – Friday from 12 – 4 pm.

Ages: 6 and up

Camps are each week in June and July 2024.

Sibling discounts are available. Early bird pricing is available until April 1st, 2024. (Saves $25)
2024 Summer Camp Registration is open

Greenville County Rec

864.288.6470 | 4806 Old Spartanburg Road, Taylors, SC

Offers: Summer Day Camp offers a variety of activities like arts, crafts, sports, field trips, and special events for rising 1st – 6th graders. Day Camps are offered at seven different community centers across the county, with Tennis Camp at the Pavilion in Taylors, SC.

Camps run from June 1st, 2024 – August 12th, 2024 (depending on camp chosen)

Summer Day Camps, Tennis Camp, and Teen Leadership Summer Day Camp

 

View Church Camp

864.764.4344 | 5555 Parris Bridge Rd, Boiling Springs, SC

Offers: Christ-centered childcare that is safe and secure. Price includes 4 field trips a week, breakfast, lunch, and a snack.
K4 – 8th graders are welcome.

Check the 2024 VCC Summer Schedule to see what to expect!

 

Soft Hands Horseback Riding

801.636.2662 | 108 Kimble Drive, Simpsonville, SC

Soft Hands Horseback Riding is offering partial day summer camps for children ages 7-17.
Campers will learn about horseback riding safety, breeds, colors, tack, and more!
2024 Camp Information TBD

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

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.

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.

 

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!

USC Upstate Athletic Camps

| USC Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Sports camps through USC Upstate for children starting at age 6.

Camps for 2024 have not been announced. TBD

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.

 

Encore Theatre Company Summer Drama Camps

864.360.3369 | 117 South Pendleton Street, Easley, SC

Offers an array of different weekly drama camps for different age ranges and levels.

Ages K4 – 12th grade

Inman Theatre Drama Camp

803.632.3562 | 41 Mill Street, Inman, SC

Offers: Drama and theatre camps for youth and teens.

 

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.

 

Trapped in the Upstate Create The Escape Summer Camp

864.416.1539 | 556 Memorial Drive Extension Suite D, Greer, SC

Children will work together to build an escape room that is immersive. The themes explored include puzzle writing, gamemastering, implementing a theme, and more.

Create the Escape Summer Camp begins July 2024. Ages 8 – 14 are welcome.
Camp time: 9 am – 1 pm, 1 week long.

Eden Farms

864.898.0043 | 4700 Dacusville Highway, Marietta, SC

Offers: Daily riding lesson or trail ride, educational horse activities like grooming, saddling, horse safety, healthcare, and feeding. Campers will also enjoy horsey arts & crafts, a Bible devotional, and a snack. For ages 6 – 14.

2024 Summer Camp Dates:
June 10th – 14th
June 17th – 21st
June 24th- 28th
July 8th- 12th
July 15th – 19th
July 22nd – 26th

3 or 5 day options available.

 

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!

Startalk

| Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

A two-week intensive Mandarin language and culture camp at Wofford. This camp program is free; however, you must apply and be accepted into the competitive program. They only accept 45 of the many 6th-12th grade applicants. See their webpage for more details and to apply.

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

The Greenville Zoo

864.467.4850 | 150 Cleveland Park Drive, Greenville, SC

Offers: A variety of zoo camps that include animal encounters, games, experiments, crafts. For ages 5 – 14.
Multiple dates available

Registration for members will open on February 16th, 2024
Registration for the public will open on February 20th, 2024

2024 Camps for ages 5-6 years old:
Colorful Creatures
Nature Explorers

2024 Camps for ages 7-8 years old:
Paws & Paintbrushes
Jr. Naturalist

2024 Camps for ages 9 – 11 years old:
Animal Artists
Eco Enthusiasts

2024 Camps for ages 12-14:
Jr. Zookeeper

Triple R Ranch

864.907.5189 | 602 Harrison Bridge Road, Simpsonville, SC

Offers: Horseback riding summer camp for kids ages 4- 16. Camp runs from 9 am – 1 pm on select weeks. Includes small lessons, arts, crafts, stable care, and horsemanship.

2024 Summer Camp Dates
June 3-6
June 17-20
June 24-27 Experienced camp
July 29-Aug. 1

2024 Summer Camp registration is now open.

Mosaic

| 7 Shannon Drive, Greenville, SC

Mosaic is a nonprofit in Greenville, SC serving youth and their families who speak English as a second language. They offer a Summer Arts Program for ages 4K- High school, with an emphasis on dance, drama, music, visual arts, creative writing, and performance, along with weekly themes.

Stay tuned for 2024 Mosaic Summer Arts Camp information.

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