Summer camps around the Lowcountry

May 4, 2009 

Here's a sampling of what local schools, organizations and businesses have to offer the Lowcountry's youth this summer.

SCHOOL CAMPS

Hilton Head Island International Baccalaureate Elementary School

Camp Invention's Discover Program

Times: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Where: Hilton Head Island International Baccalaureate Elementary School

Note: instills creative problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

Details: Lori Soergel, 843-342-4342; www.campinvention.org

Hilton Head Island Middle School

Summer Basketball Camp 101

Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: Monday-Friday, June 22-July 24

Where: Hilton Head Island Middle School

Ages: fourth- through ninth-graders

Cost: $495 for five weeks; $150 a week

Note: limited to 60 campers

Details: Rawn Grant, 843-689-4579, rawn.grant@beaufort.k12.sc.us; www.hhcamp101.com

University of South Carolina Beaufort Performing Arts Center

Broadway Bound

Times: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

When: Monday-Friday, June 15-26

Where: USCB Performing Arts Center

Ages: 7-11

Cost: $225

Note: teaches all aspects of musical theater; basic acting skills; training in voice and dance; Broadway style musical revue to be performed at end of camp

Details: 843-521-4145

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"

Times: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

When: Monday-Friday, July 20-Aug. 7

Where: USCB Performing Arts Center

Ages: 12-18

Cost: $325

Note: preparing for the full-length performance of "Beauty and the Beast"; campers will be working with theatre professionals; "Beauty and the Beast" scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and 3 p.m. Aug. 9.

Details: 843-521-4145

May River Montessori

Summer Camp 2009

Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: Week 1, June 22-26; Week 2, June 29-July 3

Where: May River Montessori

Cost: $160 per week

Ages: 4 and up

Note: Bring lunch

Child Enrichment Center

Kidd Konnection Summer Day Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; before and after care at 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 7

Where: The Baptist Church of Beaufort, 601 Charles Street, Beaufort

Cost: $90 registration, $90 a week with part-time options; field trips average from free to $20 depending on location

Ages: Rising kindergarten to sixth grade

Details: 843-524-4428, dmarcil@bcob.org

E.C. Montessori & Grade School

Summer Fun Camp

Times: 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. short day, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. full day, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. extended day.

When: June 1-5, Old McDonald's Farm; June 8-12, Island Art; June 15-19, Bugs, Bugs Everywhere; June 22-26, Music To My Ears; June 29-July 3 (closed July 3), Stars & Stripes Forever; July 6-10, Under The Sea; July 13-17, Super Science Week!; July 20-24, Fun With Food; July 27-31, Dinosaurs; Aug. 3-7, Lost In Space

Where: 15 Celadon Dr., Lady's Island

Cost: short day is $100 per week, full day is $125 per week, extended day is $150 per week

Ages: 3-7

Note: all sessions have limited space and fill quickly; snacks are included in the camp fee; you will need to send a lunch box each day for your child if he or she is staying past 11:45 a.m.; all children attending camp should be toilet trained

Details: 843-525-1141

Hilton Head Preparatory School

Summer Conservatory Piano Class

Times: 9 a.m.-noon, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

When: June 8-Aug. 7

Ages: rising third to eighth grade

Cost: $175 week

Where: Lower School, Piano Lab

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Let's Sing

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: July 20-24

Ages: rising fifth to eighth grade

Cost: $125

Where: Lower School, Piano Lab

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Mini Sports Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 4 and 5

Ages: rising second to eighth grade

Cost: $35

Where: Prep gym

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

All-Star Sports Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12:30-3 p.m.

When: June 8-12

Ages: rising second to eighth grade

Cost: $185, $95

Where: Prep gym and athletic field

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Fun and Games Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 22-26

Ages: rising second to eighth grade

Cost: $95

Where: Prep gym

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Hilton Head Island Basketball Camp

Times: 12:30-3 p.m., 9-11:30 a.m, 6-8 p.m.

When: June 15-18, June 13-16

Ages: Rising second to seventh grade; rising eighth to 12th grade

Cost: $100, $150

Where: Prep gym

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

It's All About Soccer

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: July 20-24

Ages: rising kindergarten to eighth grade

Cost: $100

Where: Prep athletic field

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Putting the Wow into How!

Times: 10 a.m.-noon

When: June 8-12

Ages: rising kindergarten to third grade

Cost: $150

Where: Lower School, Room 201

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Sizzling Science Workshop

Times: 10 a.m.-noon

When: June 15-17

Ages: rising third to sixth grade

Cost: $100

Where: Lower School, Room 201

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Animal Care Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: June 15-19, Aug. 3-7

Ages: rising third to eighth grade

Cost: $160

Where: Lower School commons

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Baseball Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 29-July 2

Ages: rising first to sixth grade boys

Cost: $100

Where: Prep athletic field

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Baseball Hitting Camp

Times: 9-11 a.m.

When: July 13-17

Ages: rising first to sixth grade boys

Cost: $100

Where: Prep athletic field

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Volleyball Basics

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 29-July 2

Ages: rising fifth to eighth grade girls

Cost: $100

Where: Field House

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Little Authors and Artists!

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 29-July 2

Ages: rising first to fourth grade

Cost: $130

Where: Middle School Art Room 303

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Art Exploration-Summer Crafts

Times: 12:30-3 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Ages: rising second to fourth grade

Cost: $150

Where: Middle School Art Room 303

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Art Exploration-Mold It!

Times: 9-11 a.m.

When: July 13-17

Ages: rising third to fifth grade

Cost: $160

Where: HH Prep Middle School Art Room, 303

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Fun with Hands On-On Science

Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Ages: rising fifth to eighth grade

Cost: $175

Where: Upper School, Room 405

CSI and Beyond

Times: 12:30-3 p.m.

When: July 20-24

Ages: rising fifth to eighth grade

Cost: $125

Where: Upper School

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Chess Camp

Times: 10:30 a.m.-noon

When: June 8-11, June 15-18

Ages: rising fourth to 12th grade

Cost: $90

Where: Upper School, Room 401

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Kid's Fun 'n Fitness

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 29-July 2

Ages: rising kindergarten to fourth grade

Cost: $100

Where: Middle School gym

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Junior Dolphin Football Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 15-19

Ages: rising second to fifth grade

Cost: $100

Where: Prep athletic field

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Dolphin Football Camp

Times: 12:30-3 p.m.

When: June 15-19

Ages: rising sixth to eighth grade

Cost: $100

Where: Prep athletic field

Details: 843-671-2286, ext. 333

Hilton Head Christian Academy

Basketball Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 8-11

Ages: rising kindergarten through fourth grade

Cost: $75

Details: 843-681-2878, ext. 243; jstrebe@hhca.org

Baseball Camp

Times: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

When: June 8-11

Ages: rising kindergarten through fifth grade

Ages: $85

Details: 843-681-2878, ext. 233; tcreeden@hhca.org

Multi-Sport Camp

Times: 9-11:30 a.m.

When: June 22-25

Ages: rising boys & girls kindergarten through fourth grade

Ages: $100

Volleyball Camp

Times: 1-4 p.m.

When: June 22-25

Ages: rising girls fifth to 12th grade

Cost: $100

Details: 843-681-2878, ext. 245

Basketball Camp

Times: 9 a.m.noon

When: July 13-16

Ages: rising girls & boys fifth through ninth grade

Note: The camp will emphasize fundamentals, sportsmanship, team play and "more than basketball"; limited to the first 60 applicants

Cost: $100

Details: 843-681-1912; upwardhhi@gmail.com.

Soccer Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: July 20-24

Ages: rising girls & boys kindergarten through eighth grade

Cost: $110

Details: rharsta@global-business.net

Football Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: July 27-31

Ages: rising second to fourth grade; contact camp, rising fifth to seventh grade

Cost: $175

Note: bring a bag lunch and water bottle; equipment will be provided; bring your own mouthpiece and wear cleats and/or tennis shoes

Information: 843-681-8297; tlewis@hhca.org

Beaufort Academy

Summer Fun Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 1-5, 8-12

Where: kindergarten building

Ages: 3 through rising first grade

Cost: $130 weekly per child; $30 a day

Note: every day is a new adventure, including Super Duper Science, Cooking Up Fun, Rhythm and Movement, Deep Blue Oceans, Fun on the Farm; campers can bring their own bag lunch or lunch will be provided for an additional fee; snacks and drinks will be provided

Details: Lindsey Bryan, 843-525-1587

Summer Chess Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: June 16, 17, 23, 24; June 30, July 1, 7, 8; July 14, 15, 21, 22; tournament, July 28-29

Where: kindergarten building

Ages: rising kindergarten to fifth grade

Cost: $125 a session, tournament $40 or free with two or more sessions

Note: learn the rules and strategies of the game of chess; bring a bag lunch; daily snack will be provided

Details: Darin Rogers, 843-321-136

Bluffton High School

Bobcat Tennis Camp

Times: No. 1, 8:30 a.m.-noon; Nos. 2, 3, 4, 8:30-10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. depending on age

When: No. 1, June 15-19; No. 2, June 22-26; No. 3, July 6-10; No. 4, July 13-17

Ages: No. 1, 13-17; Nos. 2, 3, 4, 7-12 or 13-17

Cost: No. 1, $195; $110 or $135 depending on age

Details: Coach Brown, 843-290-2833; Gavin Cox, 843-816-1665; Dave Adams, 843-706-8926

The Sunshine House

Camp Discovery

Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 1-Aug. 14

Where: 77 Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island

Ages: 4-9

Costs: $145 includes breakfast, lunch, snack and field trips.

Note: swimming lessons, parks, beach trips, nature walks, arts and crafts and more

Details: 843-842-8869, center123@sshouse.com

Christian Heritage Montessori School

Summer Fun Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

When: June 1-July 10

Where: Christian Heritage Montessori School, Bluffton

Ages: 2-6

Cost: $5 registration fee; three-day camp, $45 a week; five-day camp, $75 a week

Note: explore the worlds of Dinosaurs; Under the Sea; Bugs, Bugs Everywhere; Fun with Food; Animal Safari in Africa; and a real Pirate Treasure Hunt

Details: 843-757-7100

CHURCH CAMPS

LowCountry Community Church

Leadership Camp: "X-Isle, Living Apart From The Rest"

Times: 8:30 a.m.-noon

When: July 20-23

Where: LowCountry Community Church

Ages: rising third- through sixth-graders

Cost: $40 a child; $15 off for a second child with a cap of $90 for a family of three or more

Note: look at Corinthians 6:19-20 and how we can live life according to God's commands

Details: Vinnie Emery, 843-836-1101, vemery@lowcountrycc.org

Missions Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-noon

When: July 6-9

Where: LowCountry Community Church

Ages: rising second- through sixth-graders

Cost: $40 a child; $15 off for a second child with a cap of $90 for a family of three or more

Note: explore how the Bible teaches us that serving others is an important part of living a life like Jesus; perform service projects

Details: Vinnie Emery, 843-836-1101, vemery@lowcountrycc.org

The Great Comeback Sports Camp

Times: 5-8:15 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Where: LowCountry Community Church

Ages: age 4 through fifth grade

Cost: $60 a child, $90 for a family of two or more

Note: features Christian coaches, quality sports instruction, positive role models, daily bible times; sports offered include basketball, cheerleading, tennis, soccer, golf

Details: Vinnie Emery, 843-836-1101, vemery@lowcountrycc.org

The Parish Church of St. Helena

A Sports Camp "The Great Comeback"

Times: 5-8:15 p.m.

When: June 15-19

Where: Beaufort Academy

Cost: $33 per child

Ages: 4-12

Details: 843-522-1712, ext.203; www.sthelenas1712.org

St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church

Music and Drama

Times: 6-8 p.m., 9 a.m. to noon

When: June 15-19

Where: 20 Pope Ave.

Ages: 6-9

Cost: $50 per child

Vacation Bible School

Times: 9 a.m. to noon

When: June 22-26

Where: 20 Pope Ave.

Ages: 3 to rising grade 5

Cost: $10 a child

Upward Sports Programs (Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Soccer)

Times: 9:30 to noon; 1 to 3:30 p.m.; 9 a.m. to noon

When: July 6-10, July 13-16, July 20-24, Aug. 3-7

Where: 20 Pope Ave.

Cost: $55

Details: 843-785-4711

St. Luke's Preschool

Summer Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 8:30 a.m-5:30 p.m.

When: June 15-July 31

Where: St. Luke's Preschool at 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island

Ages: 2-6

Registration fee: $25

Cost: $136.25 a week; extended care to 5:30 pm is $20 extra a week

Note: crafts, games, water days and more

Details: 843-842-8650

Cross Kids Club

Summer Camp

Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 1-Aug. 14

Ages: completed kindergarten through fifth grade

Cost: $140 a week

Note: field trips, junior and senior groups, intramural sports, fitness and nutrition programs, tutoring services; daily snack provided

Details: 843-706-2000, a.howard@crossschools.org

First Baptist Church Hilton Head Island

Kingdom Quest-the Ultimate Challenge

Times: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 15- Aug. 7

Ages: kindergarten to grade 5 completed

Cost: $100 registration fee; full camp, $800; half camp, $425; three day/week option, $600

Note: Bible study, sports, team challenges, musical presentation, field trips, beach trips

Details: 843-842-5437, lrichardson@fbchhi.org, kshaw@fbchhi.org

Island Lutheran PreSchool

Camp for Preschoolers

Times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 1-5, Down by the pond; June 8-12, Wacky Dr. Suess Week; July 13-17, Five Days of Senses; July 20-24, A camping we will go

Where: Island Lutheran PreSchool

Ages: 3-5

Cost: $35-$65 a week

Note: Register for one or all four weeks; two-, three- or five-day programs offered

Details: 843-342-2500, ext. 13; http://littlefriendsinchrist.blogspot.com

SPORTS CAMPS

Hilton Head Aquatics

H2A's Summer Swim Session

Times: varies by team; teams include Pre-Team, Nova, Bronze, Silver and Senior II

When: May 15-July 22

Where: Island Recreation Center Pool

Cost: Pre-Team: $140, Nova: $160, Bronze: 180, Silver and Senior II: $200

Ages: 5-18

Island Soccer Academy

Soccer Camp

Times: 8 a.m.-noon

When: June 22-26

Where: Hilton Head Island High School

Ages: 8 and up

Cost: $125

Note: instructors include Wayne Quinlan, head boys coach at Hilton Head Island High, and Chris Ayer, head womens coach at Lander University

Details: hhsocr@hargray.com

Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy

Summer Golf Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

When: May 31-Aug. 2

Where: Pinecrest Golf Club in Bluffton

Ages: 9-19

Details: 843-686-1500

South Carolina Yacht Club

Junior Sailing Program

Times: 9-11 a.m.

When: June 1-Aug. 7

Where: South Carolina Yacht Club

Cost: $550 per session

Details: 843-342-2628, www.scyachtclub.com

Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club

Summer Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

When: June 1-Aug. 7; one- and two-week sessions

Where: Lady's Island

Cost: $30 member, $50 non member per child, per day

Ages: 5 and up

Details: 843-522-8216

Island Gymnastics

Summer Day Camps

Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

When: June 8-Aug. 14

Ages: 3 and up

Cost: $30/$40 daily, lunch included

Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center

Junior Summer Tennis Camp

Times: 9-11 a.m.

When: June-September

Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center

Ages: 9-17

Cost: $44 daily

Note: enhancing stroke development and production, juniors will participate in a variety of fun games and activities

Details: 843-785-1152

Kids Health Tennis Summer Camp

Times: 3:30 p.m.

When: Thursdays

Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center

Ages: 6-11

Cost: $12 per 60-minute session

Note: Pedometers provided

Details: 843-785-1152

Hip Hop Cardio for Teens Summer Camp

Times: 4:30 p.m.

When: Thursdays

Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center

Ages: all skill levels

Cost: $12 per 60-minute session

Note: Hit hundreds of balls with you favorite music; heart rate monitors or pedometers provided

Details: 843-785-1152

Golf Academy of Palmetto Dunes

Girls Only Golf Camp

Times: 5-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday

When: June 9-Aug. 14

Where: Arthur Hills Golf Course- Palmetto Dunes

Ages: junior camp, 12 and under; teen camp, 13-18

Cost: $200

Note: features LPGA instructor Lindsey Letzig; eight hours of instruction and playing time; clubs provided, free club fitting

Details: 843-785-1138, dweaver@palmettodunes.com

Boys Only Golf Camp

Times: 5-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday

When: June 9-Aug. 14

Where: Jones Course

Ages: junior camp, 12 and under; teen camp, 13-18

Cost: $300

Note: features PGA instructors; clubs provided, free club fitting

Details: 843-785-1138, dweaver@palmettodunes.com

Family Golf Camp

Times: 5-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday

When: June 9-Aug. 14

Where: Jones Course

Cost: $695 for family of up to six

Note: features PGA instructors; 12 hours of instruction and playing time; clubs provided, free club fitting

Details: 843-785-1138, dweaver@palmettodunes.com

Junior Daily Golf Clinics Morning

Times: 10-10:50 a.m. Monday-Friday

Cost: $25 daily

Where: Jones Course

Ages: 6-18

Note: clubs provided

Details: 843-785-1138, dweaver@palmettodunes.com

Junior Daily Golf Clinics Afternoon

Times: 4-4:50 p.m. Monday-Friday

Cost: $25 daily

Where: Jones Course

Ages: 6-18

Note: clubs provided

Details: 843-785-1138, dweaver@palmettodunes.com

Seggie Tennis Academy

Camp Shell Hall

Times: 9:30-11 a.m.; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

When: June 29-July 3

Where: Shell Hall in Bluffton

Ages: 5-10 for mornings; 11-14 for afternoons

Cost: $100 for children ages 5-10; $120 for children agest 11-14

Note: specializes in total "Beginner" to "Advanced Beginner"

Details: Robert Brown, 843-290-2833

USTA Beaufort National Junior Tennis League

Summer Day Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon; 1-5 p.m.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 14

Where: Bladen Street tennis courts

Cost: $55; $75; $120

Note: $10 registration fee required

Details: 843-597-0713

1st Round Boxing Center

Boxing Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

When: June 8-July 18

Where: Sheridan Park, Bluffton

Ages: 7-12, 13-17

Cost: $40 a day, $140 weekly; sibling $30 a day, $100 weekly

Details: 843-368-8717

Play Hard Sports

Girls Basketball Camp

When: July 6-10, 20-24

Where: Bluffton High School gym

Ages: rising sixth to 12th grade girls

Note: instructors will be Debbie Retzer, Kristi Steele, Karen Floyd

Details: 843-816-2979, karenfloyd@playhardinbtown.com

ARTS CAMPS

Arts Council of Beaufort County

Acrylic Painting and all its Wonder

Times: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m.

When: July 6-10

Ages: 6-8 years old; 9-12 years old

Where: ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center Plaza

Note: working with canvas, paper, fabric; creating art by using hand-made paintbrushes, water guns, bubbles

Cost: $110 per session/themed week

Details: 843-379-2787

Pop Art using Mixed Media and collage

Times: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m.

When: July 13-17

Ages: 6-8 years old; 9-12 years old

Where: ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center Plaza

Note: create pop art collages using mediums like magazines, photos, paint, cardboard

Cost: $110 per session/themed week

Details: 843-379-2787

Drawing pushed to the Limit

Times: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m.

When: July 20-24

Ages: 6-8 years old; 9-12 years old

Where: ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center Plaza

Note: create drawings using charcoal, pastel, and pen; learn about batik, and create a batik

Cost: $110 per session/themed week

Details: 843-379-2787

Sculpture is for Everyone

Times: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m.

When: July 27-31

Ages: 6-8 years old; 9-12 years old

Where: ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center Plaza

Note: Learn the basic techniques of sculpture using papier mache, cardboard, paper clay, and found objects; learn about low and high relief and also 2-D and 3-D artworks

Cost: $110 per session/themed week

Details: 843-379-2787

Craft

Times: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m.

When: Aug. 3-7

Ages: 6-8 years old; 9-12 years old

Where: ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center Plaza

Note: learn how to make beads out of polymer clay, weave, basic printmaking techniques

Cost: $110 per session/themed week

Details: 843-379-2787

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Art Around the World Visual Arts Camp

Times: 1-3:30 p.m., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Ages: 5-7, 8-12

Note: learning about the art forms of people from places all over the world such as Africa, China, Mexico, Australia and Japan

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1-3:30 p.m.

When: June 22-26, July 20-24

Ages: 5-7, 8-12

Note: Each one-week session will expose children to a variety of performing arts methods such as dance, theater, and music. Classes will be taught by professionals in the performing arts

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Mixed Up Masterpieces Visual Arts Camp

Times: 1-3:30 p.m., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

When: July 20-24

Ages: 5-7, 8-12

Cost: $100 week or $175 for both visual and performing arts in the same week

Note: During this one-week session students will experience working in mediums such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, found objects, and more; culminating in a student exhibit on Friday; classes will be taught by professional artists

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

From Rumi to Rauschenberg: Exploring Language in Visual Art

Times: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

When: July 6-10

Ages: 13 to adult

Cost: $100

Note: from ancient illuminated texts to contemporary art and mass media design we'll explore each medium while creating our own portfolio of language inspired works

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Kids

•Clay Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

When: July 6-9 and July 17 (glaze day)

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $100

Note: learn a variety of ceramic hand-building techniques, including pinch, slab, coil, surface decoration, glazing; each student will complete at least four projects

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Theatre Camp

Times: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

When: July 13-17

Ages: 9-14

Cost: $150

Note: experience a mini-production, be the cast and production crew, learn how to write scripts, understand and develop characters, create set design and props, and design costumes; instructor will be Jay Apking

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Seashore Art Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

When: Aug. 3-7

Ages: 5-10

Cost: $100

Note: explore a variety of mediums and make seashore treasures such as sea turtles, marine alphabet flags and clay lighthouse pencil holders

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

ArtStart

Times: 10-11 a.m.

When: June 11, 18; July 16; Aug. 13, 27

Ages: 2-5 accompanied by adult

Where: Disney Studio

Cost: $10 per class

Note: develop fine motor skills and encourage creativity through the visual arts; learn color and shape recognition, how to use art tools, and a variety of other concepts

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Shag Classes Beginner

Times: 3-4:30 p.m.

When: June 17; July 1, 29; Aug. 5

Ages: 12 to adult

Cost: $20 single; $30 couple

Where: Black Box

Note: cover the history of shag dancing and then learn the basic steps to shag dancing

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Shag Classes Intermediate

Times: 4:45-6 p.m.

When: June 17; July 1, 29; Aug. 5

Note: more advanced moves

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Flip Flop Friends

Times: 10:30-11:45 a.m.

When: July 2

Ages: 5-12

Cost: $10

Where: Disney Studio

Note: make a flip-flop friend for summer fun in this puppet making workshop

Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233; jrichey@artshhi.com

Butterfly Queens

Art Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 29-July 3

Where: LowCountry Community Church, Hilton Head Campus

Ages: 6-10

Cost: $110

Note: designed to empower girls ages 6-10 years old; encourage them to accept themselves as the beautiful creatures that they are, using art as the vehicle

Details: 843-301-9615; www.lowcountrycchiltonhead.org

Main Street Youth Theatre

"The Pit String Section" Music Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 24-26

Cost: $150

Note: music instructor David Kimball will present alternative string instrument play including theatre, pop and rock as well as improvisation for bowed strings

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

The Main Street Guitar Ensemble

Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 17-19

Cost: $150

Note: kick-off of a weekly series for the Main Street Youth Theatre Guitar Ensemble.

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Hip Hop Dance

Times: 10 a.m.-noon

When: June 13

Ages: 8 and up

Cost: $50

Note: introduction to hip-hop dance with instructor Kaycie Mauer

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Time Step Workshop

Times: beginners, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.; intermediate and advanced, 11 a.m.-noon

When: June 20

Cost: $25

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Basic Stage Rehearsal Skills

Times: 10 a.m.-noon

When: June 27

Ages: 7-11

Cost: $50

Note: introduction to the skills needed for basic stage performance by theatrical coach Cathy Evangelista

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Show Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: July 13-17, 20-24

Cost: $325

Note: participate in the audition, rehearsal and performance of a theatrical show; Main Street Youth Theatre Artistic Director Jodi Layman will instruct students on all aspects of being a cast member including blocking, choreography and music; culminates with a live performance of a Kids Disney Collection show

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Dance Camp

Times: 1-4 p.m.

When: July 13-17

Cost: $210

Note: advanced dance camp will cover many different types of dance including jazz, urban funk tap, hip-hop and more; involves instruction from multiple dance teachers

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Characterization

Times: 1-3 p.m.

When: July 20-21

Cost: $75

Note: learn how to make a character real and not simply a stereotypical cartoon version; designed for older children and is lead by acting instructor Cathy Evangelista

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Acting for the Camera

Times: 1-3 p.m.

When: July 22-24

Cost: $100

Note: focuses on commercial, television and film scripts; learn how to minimize scripts without losing effect and meaning; articipants will be videotaped and given immediate feedback from acting instructor Cathy Evangelista

Details: 843-689-6246, www.msyt.org

Hilton Head Dance School

Ballet Summer Camp

Times: 1-4 p.m.

When: June 15-19, 22-26

Where: Hilton Head Dance School, 24 Palmetto Business Park

Ages: 6-12; call for appropriate age level placement

Description: work on ballet technique as well as learn classical ballet choreography to be performed at the end of the week; dancers will enjoy ballet crafts for them to take home

Details: 843-785-5477, www.hiltonheaddance.com, KGirardi@hiltonheaddance.com

OTHER

Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs

Summer Art Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for sessions 1-10; 9 a.m.-noon for session 11

When: June 8-Aug. 21 for sessions 1-10; Aug. 24-28 for session 11

Where: S.P.A.C.E. studios, 9 W. Henry St., Savannah

Ages: 5-14 for sessions 1-10; 4-6 for session 11

Cost: $135 per session for sessions 1-10; $75 for session 11

Note: introduction to painting, ceramics, metalwork, mixed media and performing arts

Details: 912-651-6783, www.savannahga.gov/arts

Girl Scouts (Hilton Head)

"A Royal Affair" Twilight Camp

Times: 5-9 p.m.

When: June 22-June 26

Where: Hilton Head Island Middle School

Cost: $55 for registered girl scouts; $65 for non-registered

Ages: 5-17

Note: Explore the Middle Ages by making your garb, learn the lingo, make goblets for toasting, learn dances and songs from the era, build castles, find the truths behind the medieval myths, and sharpen your archery skills

Details: deiha_torin@yahoo.com

Girl Scouts of Beaufort County

"Sew Glam!" Twilight Camp

Times: 6-9 p.m.

When: Aug. 12-14

Where: Carteret Street United Methodist Church

Ages: 5-17

Cost: $30 for registered Girl Scouts; $40 for non-registered

Note: girls will produce their own pocketbooks, beach bags, as well as other sewing crafts; learn to use a sewing machine, knitting and crocheting

Details: lowcountryscout@gmail.com, 843-247-2914

Tucker Agency Model & Talent

Summer Camp with Style

Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 2-5 p.m.

When: June and July, ask for schedule

Where: Bridge Center, across from Moss Creek

Cost: $175

Ages: 4-7, 8-12, 13-18; girls and boys

Note: learn about the modeling industry, runway, photography, fashion, acting; this is a one week camp; all models will participate in a real back-to-school fashion show

Details: 843-836-2540; jennifer@tuckeragency.net

Bluffton Boys & Girls Club

Summer Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.6 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 14

Where: 100 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton

Ages: 6-18

Cost: $400 for members, due May 15; $460 for non-members

Note: includes sports camps with famous athletes and programs that include tennis, golf and soccer; field trips to various locations; summer reading programs and games; the Explorer program for teens and summer internships; lunch boxes included.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry-Beaufort area

Summer Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 14

Where: locations vary

Ages: 6-18

Cost: varies by location

Note: programs center on Career & Educational Development, Character & Leadership Development; Health & Life Skills; The Arts; Sports, Fitness and Recreation

Details: 843-575-5430

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry-Jasper County

Summer Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 15-July 31

Where: Ridgeland

Cost: $25 a week for club members; membership is $15 a year

Details: Anne Walker, 843-717-1615 or 843-812-4357

Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services

Summer Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

When: June 22-July 31

Where: Bluffton Recreation Center

Ages: 5-12

Cost: $210 for entire 6 weeks; field trips extra

Note: field trips, bowling, skating, swimming, basketball camps, museums

Details: www.bcgov.net, 843-757-1503

Lawton Stables

Summer Camp

Times: 8 a.m. to noon

When: June 1-Aug. 10

Where: Lawton Stables

Cost: $290 per weekly session

Ages 8-16

Note: children will learn to ride both English and Western, take care of their ponies and other animals, learn equitation, play games, participate in a horse show and explore the 600 acre Sea Pines Nature preserve on horseback

Details: 843-671-2586; www.lawtonstableshhi.com

YMCA of Beaufort County

Kiddie Kamp, Full Day

Times: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 17

Ages: 3-4-

Cost: members $80 a week; nonmembers $100 a week

Kiddie Kamp, Half Day

Times: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 17

Ages: 3-4

Cost: members $60 a week; nonmembers $70 a week

Note: Add 1/2 hour swim lesson taught Monday-Thursday, $15 members, $20 community participants

Traditional Day Camp

Times: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 17

Ages: Kindergarten through sixth grade

Cost: members $80 a week; nonmembers $100 a week

Acrylic Painting and All of It's Wonders

Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 15-19

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $75, $85

Bon Appetite

Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $75, $85

Fitness Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

When: June 29-July 3

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $75, $85

Gone Fishin'

Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: July 6-10

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $75, $85

Drama Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: July 13-17

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $75, $85

Travel Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

When: July 20-24

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $100, $110

Lighthouses and Plantations of the Lowcountry

Times: 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

When: July 27-31

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $100, $110

Fundamental Hoops

Times: 8 a.m.-noon; 1-5 p.m.

When: Aug. 3-7

Ages: 5-9 and 10-13

Cost: $50, $65

Chef International

Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: Aug. 3-7

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $75, $85

Swim Boot Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: Aug. 10-14

Ages: 5-14

Cost: $75, $85

Details: 843-522-9622

Programs for Exceptional People and Children's Relief Fund

Strive

When: June 15-Aug. 7

Ages: 12-20

Cost: $35 per week

Note: for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities; activities include day trips, swimming, bowling, pre-vocational training, arts and crafts.

Details: 843-681-8413, sally@pephhi.org

Hilton Head Island Recreation Association

All Day Summer Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 14

Ages: 4-11, 11-13

Cost: $120, includes most field trips

Details: 843-681-7273

Challenge Camp

Times: 8 a.m to 5 p.m.

When: June 15-July 31

Ages: 4-15

Cost: $25/week

Details: 843-681-7273

IRC Surf Camp

When: June 15- Aug. 16

Ages: 8 and up

Fee: $105 per session or $150 per session with board rental

Details: 843-681-7273

Adventure Camp

When: June 19-Aug. 5

Ages: 6 and older

Fee: $105 per session

Note: casting nets, orienteering, crabbing beach games

Details: 843-681-7273

Recreational Swim Club

Times: 6-7 p.m.

When: starting June 15

Cost: $55 a month

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org

Junior Sailing Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 9-Aug. 19

Cost: $105 per two-day course

Ages: 7-14

Note: meet at Commander Zodiac in Sea Pines South Beach Marina

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Cheer Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

When: June 22-25

Ages 5-14

Fee: $125

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Ultimate Hip-Hop Boot Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 15-19

Cost: $130

Ages: 8-18

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Dance and Tumble Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: July 27-31

Ages: 7-13

Cost: $130

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

All Sports Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 15-Aug. 14

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $50 per week or $10 per day

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Lacrosse Camp

Times: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

When: June 22-26

Ages 7-14

Cost: $70

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Roller Hockey Camp

Times: 6-7:30 p.m., 7:30-9 p.m.

When: June 29-July 3

Ages: 7-10, 11 and up

Cost: $40

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Little Hustlers Basketball

Times: 9-11 a.m.

When: July 27-31

Ages: 6-11

Cost: $70

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Volleyball Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: July 20-24

Ages: 10-15

Cost: $70

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Soccer Camp

Times: 8:30-10:30 a.m.

When: July 6-10

Ages: 5-14

Cost: $70

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Youth Tennis Camps

Times: 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 7

Ages: 5-8, 9-12

Note: Chaplin Tennis Center

Cost: $40 per camp

Details: 843-681-7273, www.islandreccenter.org.

Outside Hilton Head

Discovery Days Camp

Times: 8:30-11:30 a.m.

When: begins June 9

Ages: 7-10

Note: combines an introduction to kayaking, water games, beach walks, marsh meanders, crabbing

Details: 843-686-6996, www.outsidehiltonhead.com

Eco-Ventures Camp

When: begins June 9

Ages: 10-14

Note: introduction to sea kayaking and stand up paddle boarding and is designed to introduce the child to coastal ecology, outdoor skills

Details: 843-686-6996, www.outsidehiltonhead.com

Stand up and Paddle Board Camp

Times: 9-11 a.m.

When: Begins June 12

Ages: 12-18

Details: 843-686-6996, www.outsidehiltonhead.com

Adventure Island

Times: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

When: begins June 10

Ages: 11-17

Note: five-hour program on Page Island, a 30-acre chain of islands located behind Daufuskie Island; activities such as rope courses, kayaking, tubing, fishing, crabbing and compass orienteering

Details: 843-686-6996, www.outsidehiltonhead.com

Summer Adventure Camping Expedition

When: June 22-27; July 23-25

Ages: 10-16

Note: challenge courses, kayaking, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, camping skills, scavenger hunts, and night sky activities

Details: 843-686-6996, www.outsidehiltonhead.com

Island Playground

Summer Drop-Off Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: June 15-Aug. 15

Ages: 3-5; must be potty-trained

Cost: $30 a child, $25 a sibling

Note: active play on inflatable bouncers and imagination stations; staff-supervised free play in the playground, fitness games, arts and crafts, snack time, and a hot lunch provided by Upper Crust; reservations are recommended

Details: 843-837-8383; www.island-playground.com

Beaufort Conservation District

Eco Camp XX, Marsh Madness

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

When: June 22-26

Where: Port Royal Elementary School

Ages: rising first grade to sixth grade

Cost: $85

Note: environmental science skills including microscopic observations, water testing experiments, studying creatures of the estuaries, crafts, and more

Details: 843-522-8100; bswcd@islc.net

Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services

Summer Camp

Times: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

When: June 22-July 31

Where: varied locations

Ages: 5-7; 8-12

Cost: $210

Note: arts and crafts, skating, field trips, bowling, sports and games, swimming, Whirling Waters in Charleston

Details: 843-812-3262

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