Summer Camp Series: Local Camps for Summer 2018

Ballet Spartanburg Summer Camps

  • Dates:  June 4- July 27
  • Times vary depending on the camp
  • Ages:   2- high school
  • Location:  Ballet Spartanburg at the Chapman Cultural Center
  • Price:  $60-$180,  depending on the camp
  • Themes include Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Swan Lake, Puss & Boots, Twinkle Toes Toddler Dance Camp, Contemporary, and more

Bricks for Kidz  *Sponsored*

  • Dates:  June 18-22, July 9-13, or July 30-August 3
  • Times: 9am-noon or 1-4pm
  • Ages:  rising 1st-5th grade
  • Location:  SMC Studio downtown Spartanburg
  • Price:  $135   Get $10 off through April 30th using promo code 5A6922EEAB089
  • Themes include Space & Star Wars®, World of Pokemon®, and Minecraft® Mashup

Camp Glam

  • Dates:  June 6-8 or June 13-15
  • Time: 9am-3pm
  • Ages:  5k – 5th grade
  • Price:  $65 for early bird before May 1st.  Regular price $70
  • Themes include Mermaid Day, Princess Day, Carnival Day
  • Contact864-517-2340 or for more information or to register

Camp Griffin

  • Dates:  May 29 – August 3
  • full day and half day options
  • Ages:   rising 3k – 12th grade
  • Location:  Spartanburg Day School
  • Price:  starts at $115/week
  • Themes include Minute to Win It, Hooray for Hollywood, Trolls: Bring your Happy, Coach Bob’s All Sports Camp, Pirates on Parade, Calling all Super Heros, Nails and Make Up and much much more!

Camp Imagination at South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind

Children with hearing or vision loss that affects learning are invited to join SCSDB for horseback riding, games, dance, music, field trips, technology, art, career exploration, team building, and more!

Camp Love a Pet

  • Dates:  To be determined
  • Times vary depending on the camp
  • Ages:   rising 3rd – rising 10th grade
  • Location:  Spartanburg Humane Society
  • Price:  call 864-583-4805, ext. 113 for pricing

Camp in the City *Sponsored*

  • Dates: July 2- July 6
  • Ages:  1st-6th graders
  • Location: First Baptist Spartanburg 250 E Main Street Spartanburg SC 29306
  • Price:  $270- First 50 people to register with discount code FBS75 receive $75 off! Scholarships available
  • Activities include slip ‘n’ slide, bungee trampoline, spider web, water twister, climbing wall, obstacle course, laser tag, Bible Study, skits, and more!

Camp Mary Elizabeth

  • Dates:  range throughout the summer
  • Times vary depending on the camp
  • Ages:   Rising 1st – 12th grade
  • Location:  Camp Mary Elizabeth
  • Price:  vary

East Main Arts One Day Summer Camps *Sponsored*

  • Dates:  Tuesdays and Thursdays June 5th – July 31st
  • Times: 9:00am – noon or noon – 3:00pm
  • Ages:   4+
  • Location:  East Main Arts
  • Price:  $25/day
  • Themes include: Super Heroes, Minions, Mermaids, Shopkins, PJ Masks, Paw Patrol, Clay Camp, Puppy Kitty Camp, Candy Land, Unicorn, and MORE!

Climb Upstate Indoor Rock Climbing Camp

  • Dates:  3 week long sessions June 11-15, July 9-13, August 6-10
  • Times: half day and full day camps available
  • Ages:   5-18 years old
  • Location:  Climb Upstate
  • Price:  starts at $129

Fine Arts Day Camp: Lawson Academy at Converse College  *Sponsored*

  • Dates:  week long camps range from June 4th – August 17th
  • Times: 9:00am – 4:00pm  (extended hours available)
  • Ages:   4 years old – rising 6th grade
  • Location:  Converse College
  • Price:  $375/week  (discounts available for siblings, multiple sessions, and early registration)
  • Themes Include: Curtain Up!, Adventures in Oceans, Tall Tales and Folk Legends, Welcome to the Jungle, and European Expedition

Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve

Summer Science and Art Camp 

  • Dates:  June 18-June 22
  • Times: 9:00am – 12:00 noon
  • Ages:   7-11
  • Location:  Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve
  • Price: $130 (Family rates available for more than one child)
  • Themes Include: Earth Science, Physical Science, Life Science, Art in the Garden, Show and Tell

Kid Strong Summer Camps at Spartanburg Athletic Club


  • Dates:  Camps range from June 7 – August 15 
  • Times: 1 hour and 2 hour camps available between 8:00am and 1:00pm
  • Ages: 4-15 years old
  • Location: Spartanburg Athletic Club
  • Price:  Starting at just $20
  • Themes Include:  hula hooping, hoop camp, boot camp, yoga & crafts, healthy snacks, and fitness

Hollifield Music *Sponsored*

3 Different Camps and Themes!  ⠀

Disney Camp
An adventurous week of singing, dancing, acting, and music with a final performance at the end!⠀
Dates: June 18-22⠀
Times: 1pm-4pm⠀
Ages: 6 and up

Price: $100 ⠀⠀

Discover Camp
Discover over 10 different instruments with creative activities, games, and a final performance! Choose from 2 different day and time options!⠀
Dates: June 18-22⠀
Time: 9am-12pm⠀
Ages:6 and Up

Price: $100⠀⠀
Date: JuLY 23-27⠀
Time: 1pm-4pm⠀

Ages: 6 and Up
Price: $100⠀⠀

Olympic Music Camp
This camp combines the world of music and physical activity? Campers will be split into two teams with a final performance at the end!⠀
Dates: July 23-27⠀
Times: 9am-12pm⠀

Ages: 6 and Up
Price: $100 ⠀⠀

Palmetto EN POINTE *Sponsored*

  • Dates:  July 6-19  additional dates will be added
  • Times: vary
  • Ages:   camps start at age 2
  • Location:  Palmetto En Pointe
  • Price:  Starts at $50/week
  • Themes Include: Under the Sea, Neverland, and Sing!

Spartanburg Art Museum

SAM offers a variety of art camps throughout the summer that expose kids to many different mediums.  Camps run Monday-Friday and can be either morning or afternoon depending on the camp!

  • Dates:  June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30- August 3 
  • Times: Either 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm
  • Ages: 4-12 depending on the camp
  • Location: Spartanburg Art Museum
  • Price:  $125/camp
  • Themes Include: Creating in Clay, Art Exploration, Pint Size Picassos, Wooly Animal Puppet, Fuzzy Fiction, Animals and Art, Movement Magic and Making, Around the World, Palmetto Proud, Young at Art, Play with Clay

Spartanburg Community College

SCC offers a variety of STEM-themed summer camps for ages 8 to 17. They offer One-Day Saturday camps as well as 4-Day camps. All camps include lunch, a camp t-shirt and door prizes!

  • Dates:  Vary; One-Day Saturday Camps and 4-day camps offered
  • Times: Vary
  • Ages: 8-17 depending on the camp
  • Location:  Converse College
  • Price:  $25 for Saturday Camps and $50 for 4-day Camps
  • Themes Include: Mad Scientist Saturday STEM Camp, STEM in Action 4-Day Camp, Code Academy STEM Camp (4-Day)

Spartanburg Parks Summer Camp *Sponsored*

  • Dates:  June 11-August 10
  • Times:  7:30am – 6:00pm
  • Ages:   5-12 years old
  • Location:  varies; Inman Recreation Center, Upstate Family Resource Center – Boiling Springs, Timken Community Center – Cowpens, Woodruff Leisure Center
  • Price:  $85/week
  • Themes include Best in Show, Superheroes Unite, Wild Wild West, 3 Wishes, Hawaiian Hullabaloo, Christmas in July, Modern Playgrounds, and Summer Rewind!

Spartanburg Science Center *Sponsored*

The Spartanburg Science Center offers a HUGE variety of Summer Camp themes for children from Pre-K-9th grade! Morning sessions are 9:00-noon and afternoon sessions are 1:00-4:00pm.

  • Dates:  Weekly Camps, June 4-August 17
  • Times:  9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm (If your child wants to attend an all day camp, they can pack a lunch and stay for a supervised lunch period from 12:00-1:00 at no additional cost!)
  • Ages:   Pre-K-9th Grade! 
  • Location:  Spartanburg Science Center
  • Price:  Prices begin at $135
  • Themes include: Marine Biology, Virtual Reality, A Walk with Mr. Green, The Amazing World of Invertebrates, WeDo Robotics 1.0, Preschool fairy Tale Science, WeDo Robotics 2.0, Explore, Make, Share a Makers-Space Camp, A Herpetology Field Study with Mr. Peter, Outer Space Art Camp- Science and Art-Full STEAM Ahead!, The Wonderful World of Animals, Creative Construction, When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth, Be Ready for Algebra 1, STEAM Camp, What’s Out There? A Space Camp, Middle School Coding Project, Fractions Made Easy!, Exploring the Cottonwood Trail with a Biologist, Reptiles and Amphibians, Food Chemistry, Pre-Algebra Jump Start, Simple Basic Chemistry, Understanding Geometry, What You Can Learn From Bones!, What is Zoology?, Tinkering with Machine:Forces and Motion at Work!, Code: A Skill for Life, Environmental & Outdoor Art, Shark Week-Hoo-Ha-Ha!, Simple Machine Art! and The Earth Rocks On!

Spartanburg Parks Adventure Camp *Sponsored*


  • Dates:  June 11-15, Jule 25-29, and July 9-13
  • Times:  8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Ages:   10-15 years old
  • Location:  Lake Cooley Park
  • Price:  $125/week
  • Themes include Splash, Elevation, and Discovery

Spartanburg Youth Theatre

  • Dates:  Weekly June 4th – August 3rd
  • Times:  half day and full day camps vary based on age
  • Ages:   rising 4k – 12th grade
  • Location: Spartanburg Youth Theatre at the Chapman Cultural Center
  • Price:  starts at $90  Scholarships Available
  • Themes include Imaginemporium: Goblins, Witches and Monsters, Trolls & Sing, Alice in Wonderland, and more!

Summer Encounters at Westminster Day School

Sylvan Learning

Sylvan Learning’s summer camps in Spartanburg are tailored to keep kids interested, entertained and engaged all season long.

There’s also convenient scheduling options to choose from, allowing you to fit educational experiences around your family’s other plans for the summer.

  • Dates:  Flexible schedule options
  • Times: Flexible Times available
  • Ages:  Pre-K-12th grade
  • Location: Sylvan Learning of Spartanburg
  • Price: Contact for Pricing
  • Themes include: Early Reading (PreK-K), Study Skills (Grades 4-12), Fit4Algebra (Grades 6-9), Writing (Grades 4-9), Robotics & Sciences (Grades 1-6), Engineering (Grades 1-8), Coding (Grades 3-8)


Upward Day Camp

  • Dates:  Weekly June 4th – August 10th
  • Times:  9am-4pm (Before camp care 7am-9am available at no extra cost. After camp care 4pm-6pm available for $25/week)
  • Ages:   Completed K5-6th Grade
  • Location: Upward Star Center
  • Price:  $135/week
  • Day camp will include a variety of fun activities and games all throughout the summer led by qualified summer camp staff.


Upward Elite Soccer Camp

  • Dates:   June 25th – June 29th
  • Times:  9am-4pm (Before camp care 7am-9am available at no extra cost. After camp care, 4pm-6pm, available for grades 4th-6th for $20 per camper)
  • Ages:   4th-12th grade
  • Location: Upward Star Center
  • Price:  $225/week
  • This camp is for the soccer player looking to take their skills to the next level


Upward Elite Lacrosse Camp

  • Dates:  June 11th-June15th
  • Times: 9am-4pm (Before camp care 7am-9am available at no extra cost. After camp care, 4pm-6pm, available for grades 4th-6th for $20 per camper)
  • Ages:   4th-12th grade
  • Location: Upward Star Center
  • Price:  $225/week
  • This camp is for lacrosse players who want to take their skills to the next level.

Contact:  for more information and questions!

USC Upstate

The University of South Carolina Upstate offers a variety of summer academic and athletic camps for middle school, and high school students.

  • Dates:Camps begin in June
  • Times: Vary
  • Ages: Middle School and High School Students
  • Location: USC Upstate
  • Price: Varies
  • Themes: Spartanburg Junior Writing Project 2018, Baseball Camps, Basketball Camps, Soccer Camps, Softball Camps, Volleyball Camps, Technical Theatre Camp, Movement and Dance Camp, Youth Summer Drama Camp, Academic Outreach Camp, Sparty’s Kids Camp, Watershed Summer Camps


  • Dates:  Weekly camps June 11 – August 17
  • Time:  7am-6pm or half day depending on age
  • Ages: 3-13 years old
  • Location: Thomas E. Hannah YMCA
  • Price: Starts at $75
  • Themes: All Aboard for Summer, Game Show Mania, Decades of Fun, United States of Awesome, Y University, Splash Attack, Animal Kingdom, Imaginarium July, Holiday Hullabaloo, and Lights Camera Action.


Wofford Sports Camps


  • Dates:Dates Vary Based on Camp
  • Times: Times Vary Based on Camp
  • Ages: Age range varies from 6-18 years
  • Location: Wofford College
  • Price: Varies based on length of camp
  • Themes:Baseball Full Day Skills Camp, Baseball Half Day Skills Camp, Baseball Prospect Camp, Men’s Basketball Camp, Women’s Basketball Camp, Nike Junior Golf Camp, Josh Conklin Football Camp, Tennis Camps, Strength and Conditioning Symposium, Men’s Soccer Camp, Cross Country Camp, Women’s Soccer Camp, Women’s Lacrosse Camp, Volleyball Camps

We will continue to add to the Summer Camp Series as new camps are announced!


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