Summer Camps: Miscellaneous

May 2, 2011 

Summer camps around the Lowcountry

Here's a sampling of other miscellaneous local camps this summer.

MISCELLANEOUS

YMCA of Beaufort County

Camp Name: YMCA Summer Camp

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

Dates: June 16-Aug. 12

Location: 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal

Ages: 3-15 years old

Cost: Prices start at $70; financial assistance available

Notes: Specialty and Sports Camps: Equestrian, Fishing & Kayaking, Biking and Hiking, Travel, Cooking, Golf, Rock Climbing, Dance, Camp Wii, Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Swimming, Counselors in Training Camp (13-15 years), Traditional and Tween Camps. Registration begins May 1. Swim lessons for campers. Sibling discounts. Financial assistance available. Free lunch is provided through Summer Food Service Program.

Website: www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com

Phone Number: 843-522-9622

Email: childcareymca@gmail.com

Wardle Family YMCA

Camp Name: Summer Day Camp

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

Dates: June 13-Aug. 12

Location: 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal

Ages: 3-15

Cost: $85-$125 per week

Notes: Registration begins May 1. There's a $25 one-time registration fee per family. No refunds will be given.

Website: www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com

Phone Number: 843-522-9622

Email: childcareymca@gmail.com

Kids College

Camp Name: Kids College Summer Camps

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

Dates: Now through Aug. 8

Location: 17 Goethe Road, Bluffton

Ages: 6 weeks to 10-year-olds

Cost: $130 per week or $30 per child per day; registration is $55

Notes: Kids College offers different themes and field trips every week, such as gymnastics, swimming, magic and theater. Cost covers breakfast, lunch and a snack.

Website: www.kidscollegellc.com

Phone Number: 843-757-9150

Email: kids.college@yahoo.com

Camp Lowcountry Day

Camp Name: The Big Apple, Where Faith and Life Connect.

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

Dates: June 13 through Aug. 12

Location: 285 Red Cedar St., Bluffton 29910

Ages: Grades K-fifth grade

Cost: $140 per week

Notes: Our summer camp program includes field trips, swimming, arts and crafts, snacks, lunch and a super cool, one of a kind T-shirt.

Website: www.lowcountryday.com

Phone Number: 843-815-2273

Email: lowcountrydaypre@aol.com

Beaufort County Disabilities and Special Needs

Camp Name: Camp Treasure Chest

Times: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays

Dates: June 20-July 8

Location: Robert Smalls Middle School

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $30

Notes: The Camp is also in need of volunteers and donated goods and gift certificates for young campers. The goal is to serve school aged children with intellectual limitations and autism who do not fit into any other camp and to provide them with a great experience.

Website: www.bcgov.net

Phone Number: Erin Womack, 843-255-6292

Email: pio@bcgov.net

MindStream Academy

Camp Name: MindStream Academy's Summer Program

Times: All day and night. (Live-in)

Dates: June 12-Sept. 2

Location: 11 Grassey Lane, Bluffton

Ages: 13-18

Cost: $5,850 for four weeks

Notes: MindStream's Summer Program is a great introduction to the MindStream approach for health and wellness. This innovative summer boarding program will acquaint teenagers with our philosophy of having fun with food, nutrition, fitness, outdoor adventure and group activities. Summer credits (credit recovery, college prep, semester credit, etc..) are also available.

Website: mindstreamacademy.com/summer

Phone Number: 843-757-2003

Email: nicole@mindstreamacademy.net

Moss Creek Equestrian Center

Camp Name: Horsin' Around Days

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

Dates: M-W-F starting June 20 until Aug. 12

Location: 15 Moss Creek Drive, Moss Creek Ages: 5-12

Cost: $80/day or $225/week

Notes: The camp combines fun horse-related activities with hands-on lessons engaging children in the exciting world of horses and horsemanship.

Website: www.mosscreekequestrianctr.com

Phone Number: 843-837-6117

Email: boodott@yahoo.com

Island Playground

Camp Name: Island Playground Summer Camp

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

Dates: June12-July29

Location: Island Playground

Ages: 4 and older (must be potty trained)

Cost: $99 per week

Notes: June 12-17 Junior Olympics; June 20-24 Fitness Fun and Tumbling; June 27-July 1 Animal Adventures; July 11-15 Around the World; July 17-22 Dance Move N Groove; July 24-29 Disney days

Website: www.island-playground.com

Phone Number: 843-837-8383

Email: lucywithislandplayground@hotmail.com

Beaufort County Parks & Leisure Services

Camp Name: Beaufort County PALS Summer Camp

Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Dates: June 13-Aug. 5 (Closed: July 4)

Location: Burton Wells Recreation Center, Charles Lind Brown Activity Center, Dale Center, St. Helena Gym (Beaufort Locations) See notes

Ages: Each child must be 5 years old on or before June 14th and cannot turn 13 before Aug. 6th.

Cost: 8-week camp session is $285/per child or $165/per child with proof of free/reduced lunch form (required at time of registration)

Notes: More Locations-Bluffton Recreation Center and Buckwalter Recreation Center (Bluffton locations). Beaufort County PALS summer camp registration deadline is May 6. A birth certificate is required upon registration of each child. Extended camp will be offered for $35 per child, Aug. 8-12, (must register by July 22nd). Sibling discounts are available for the 8-week camp session only. Space is limited.

Website: www.bcgov.net/PALS

Phone Number: 843-255-6680 (Beaufort); 843-255-6710 (Bluffton)

Email: amatthews@bcgov.net

Move and Motion Studios

Camp Name: Summer Circus, Gymnastics & Performance Arts Kids Camp

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

Dates: June 20-Aug. 5

Location: 21 Cardinal Rd (Corner of Beach City and Cardinal) on Hilton Head

Ages: 5 and older

Cost: $100 per week with multi-child discounts

Notes: Our Camp for Kids offers unique and exciting activities supervised and structured by experienced staff. The fun includes circus activities like trapeze and aerial silk ribbons, gymnastics on our 30 foot inflatable tumble track, dance performance, games and more. Diverse fun that is safe, healthy and positivity inspired.

Website: moveandmotion.com

Phone Number: 843-681-6683

Email: info@moveandmotion.com

The Sunshine House

Camp Name: Summer Odyssey 2011

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

Dates: June 9-Aug. 12

Location: 77 Arrow Road, Hilton Head

Ages: 3-12 years

Cost: $150 per week for full-time attendance. Part time is available.

Notes: With exciting weekly themes, The Sunshine House's summer camp will keep your child engaged and entertained throughout the summer. Flexible schedules and early drop off times make our program the perfect fit for all families.

Website: www.sunshinehouse.com

Phone Number: (843) 842-8869

Email: center123@sshouse.com

Longfield Stables

Camp Name: Longfield Stables Summer Riding Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Except for Session 1 which is 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: Session 1-June 13, 15, 17 Session 2-June 20-24, Session 3-July 5-8, Session 4-July 18-22

Location: Longfield Stables at Palmetto Bluff, 24 Healey Road, Bluffton 29910

Ages: 5-12

Cost: $175 for session 1, $425 for sessions 2-4

Notes: Sessions focus on basic horsemanship and riding skills including general horse care, lessons, trail riding and educational activities. Non-refundable deposit of $125 is required to reserve a spot. Campers will receive a Longfield Stables camp T-shirt. Lunches are not provided. Session 3 will be prorated due to the shorter week.

Website: www.longfieldstables.com

Phone Number: 843-706-9559

Email: gquade@palmettobluffresort.com

ChesSmart

Camp Name: ChesSmart Chess Camp

Times: 10 a.m. to Noon

Dates: July 11-15

Location: PALS Rec Center on Ulmer Road

Ages: 7 to 12

Cost: $79 or $99 with US Chess Federation Chess Set/Board/Tote

Notes: Learn chess from "the man that played the world champion." Learn rules, traps, pins, forks, X-rays, how to win quickly and beat your Dad. Learn the secrets the current state elementary champion learned. Chess improves math, reading, behavior, thinking, creativity, sportsmanship.

BEAUFORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Camp Name: Camp Sea Breeze

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

Dates: July 11-15

Location: Best Western Bay Street (Dolphin Room), Beaufort

Ages: 6-11

Cost: $25; scholarships available

Notes: A fun camp for children with asthma. Every day there is a different activity scheduled. The children learn about asthma and the medication used to treat asthma. Registration required.

Phone Number: 843-522-5830

Email: TREHKOP@bmhsc.org

Star Ridge Stables

Camp Name: Star Ridge Stables Horseback Summer Camp

Times: Day Camp 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sleep Over Sun 4 p.m.-Sat 11 a.m.

Dates: Day June 6-June 10, July 11-15, Sleep Over June12-June 18, June 19-June 25, June 26-July 2, July 17-July 23, July 24-July30

Location: Hardeeville

Ages: Boys & Girls 5 and older, Sleep Over 7 and older

Cost: Day $275, Sleep Over $650

Notes: The main goal for all of our riders is to have FUN and to be safe. We believe in educating the rider on all aspects of riding â€" horse care, grooming, tacking, showmanship and feeding. Each camper is given a horse or pony to "adopt" for their stay at camp. If you own your own horse, feel free to bring him. All levels of riders are welcome

Website: starridgestables.com/summer-camp.php

Phone Number: 843-247-3378; 843-784-7845

Email: stella@starridgestables.com

Beaufort Conservation District

Camp Name: Eco Camp XXII By the Light of the Moon, Under the Sea

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: July 25-29

Location: Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus

Ages: rising first-graders through sixth-graders (Must have attended Kindergarten)

Cost: $75

Notes: Environmental Science Camp. Hands on Science & Crafts. Guest Scientists presenting Sky Lab Planetarium & Live Reptiles & Amphibians. Also studying Large Sea Mammals, Sea Turtles, Earthquakes, Volcanoes and more. Three classes daily. Friday Picnic Lunch. Limit of 60 campers. Sign-up at Continuing Ed Office at TCL 525-8205.

Website: www.beaufortconservationdistrict.org

Phone Number: 843-522-8100

Email: bswcd@islc.net

Lawton Stables

Camp Name: Lawton Stables Summer Camp

Times: Weekly from 8 a.m.-noon

Dates: May 30 to Aug. 8

Location: Lawton Stables 190 Greenwood Drive

Ages: 8 to 14

Cost: Weekly sessions are $320 per camper

Notes: The camp is designed for riders of all levels. The camp emphasizes horsemanship and riding skills. All aspects of owning and caring for a horse (grooming, tacking, feeding, etc..). Fun activities (horse-related arts and crafts, animal care, games, etc.), English and Western riding and ends each week with a Horse Show.

Website: www.lawtonstableshhi.com

Phone Number: 843-671-2586

Email: lawtonstables@hargray.com

The Sea Pines Resort

Camp Name: Fun For Kids

Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dates: June through Aug.

Location: The Sea Pines Resort

Ages: 4-12

Cost: Please call for rates.

Notes: Join us for a high energy, activity-based, outdoor-oriented camp with activities such as swimming, mini golf, arts & crafts, boat trips, and more. Our trained, professional staff offers a safe, supervised environment.

Website: www.seapines.com

Phone Number: 843-671-3590

Crowne Plaza Resort

Camp Name: Camp Castaway

Times: A.M. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; P.M. 1-5 p.m.; Full 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (only 6-12 years old)

Dates: Memorial Day through Labor Day

Location: 130 Shipyard Drive, Shipyard Plantation

Ages: 3-12 years; 3-12 for either AM or p.m.; only 6-12 for Full

Cost: a.m.-$47; p.m.-$40; Full $70

Notes: It's $10 off additional children for both A.M. and P.M. sessions. Additional children get half off a full day session. We do offer multiple day rates. Also, we offer an evening program Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night 6:30-10 p.m. $45 per child (additional children $10 off), dinner included.

Website: www.cphiltonhead.com

Phone Number: 843-842-2400 ext. 7620

Email: jen.westerfeld@ihg.com

Bricks4Kidz

Camp Name: Amusement Park

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: June 20-24

Location: Hilton Head South End-Please check website

Ages: 5-11

Cost: 135

Notes: Get your ticket to ride at Bricks4Kidz' very own amusement park. Campers will build new motorized Lego rides every day, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Take home a custom-build minifigure at the end of the week.

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com

Phone Number: 843.686.2829

Email: mpyrlik@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks4Kidz

Camp Name: Space Adventures

Times: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Dates: June 20-24

Location: Hilton Head South End-Please check website

Ages: 5-11

Cost: 135

Notes: Inspired by NASA and Star Wars, our Space Adventures Camp is packed with LEGO models that will make your imagination blast off. Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. Take home a custom-build minifigure at the end of the week.

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com

Phone Number: 843.686.2829

Email: mpyrlik@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks4Kidz

Camp Name: Junior Robotics I

Times: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Dates: June 27-July 1

Location: Hilton Head south end-please check website

Ages: 7-12

Cost: 160

Notes: How would you like to turn your next LEGO creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Bricks4Kidz Junior Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO bricks, PLUS the challenge of programming using an easy drag-and-drop icon-based software.

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com

Phone Number: 843.686.2829

Email: mpyrlik@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks4Kidz

Camp Name: Junior Robotics II

Times: 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Dates: July 4-July 8

Location: Hilton Head south end-please check website

Ages: 7-12

Cost: 160

Notes: Based on our Robotics Camp I or prior experience, build more and different LEGO models and take the programming to the next level, for even more fun with making your models do what you taught them. Includes a custom-build minifigure at the end of the week.

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com

Phone Number: 843.686.2829

Email: mpyrlik@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks4Kidz

Camp Name: Inventions

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: June 27-July 1

Location: Hilton Head south end-please check website

Ages: 5-11

Cost: 135

Notes: So many things we use each day are someone’s invention. Campers are introduced to the world of ideas, creativity, inventions and patents. We will construct different familiar objects and try to make them better. Each model is motorized for maximum movement and fascination. Includes a custom-build minifigure.

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com

Phone Number: 843.686.2829

Email: mpyrlik@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks4Kidz

Camp Name: Space Adventures

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: July 5-July 8

Location: Hilton Head south end-please check website

Ages: 5-11

Cost: 135

Notes: Inspired by NASA and Star Wars, our Space Adventures Camp is packed full of LEGO models that will make your imagination blast off. Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. Take home a custom-build minifigure at the end of the week.

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com

Phone Number: 843.686.2829

Email: mpyrlik@bricks4kidz.com

South Carolina Yacht Club

Camp Name: Learn To Sail

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: June 6-Aug. 12

Location: 10 Yacht Club Drive, Hilton Head island

Ages: 8-17

Cost: Call for details

Notes: Two week sessions with US Sailing Certified instructors. Must be able to swim.

Website: www.scyachtclub.com

Phone Number: 843-342-2628

Email: sailing@scyachtclub.com

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