The Herald's list of York County summer camps

April 7, 2013 

Summer Camp List

Summer camps are plentiful for preschool through high school students in York County.

Below is a list of opportunities compiled by The Herald that covers just about every interest, whether your child is wild about animals, a budding artist, a soccer star, theatrical, an outdoor enthusiast or a mad scientist.

4-H Camps

4-H camps are open to 4-H members and other children. For details, visit www.clemson.edu/york, or call 803-684-9919, ext. 113.

The following are held at the York County Extension Office, 120 N. Congress St., York:

• Cooking 101, 9:30 a.m. to noon, July 24 to 26, ages 7 to 9. Learn to cook and prepare healthy foods. Cost is $20 for 4-H members, $25 for non-members.

• Camp Sew, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 17 to 20, ages 9 and up. Learn to use a sewing machine to complete two projects and participate in a fashion review. Cost is $40. Some supplies included.

• Advanced Camp Sew, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 8 to 11, for youth enrolled in the clothing and textile project or youth that have attended past 4-H sewing camps. Cost is $12. Supplies included.

The following are offered through Chester County 4-H. For details, visit http://www.clemson.edu/chester, or call 803-385-6181, ext. 113.

• Let’s Sew at Edgemoor ARP Church, 2135 Starnes Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 10 to 13, grades 4 to 6. Learn to use a sewing machine and make a project. Cost is $15.

• Dig into 4-H, 10 a.m. for ages 2 to 5, 11 a.m. or ages 6 to 12, June 19 at Great Falls Library, June 20 at Lewisville Library, July 1 at Chester Library. Stories and crafts related to the earth. No charge.

• Dig into Cooking, 10 a.m. for ages 2 to 5, 11 a.m. for ages 6 to 12, June 17 at Chester Library, June 19 at Great Falls Library, June 20 at Lewisville Library. Stories and recipes related to the earth. No charge.

• Geocaching BLAAST, 11 a.m. to noon, July 2, grades 6 to 12, Chester Library, 100 Center St. Follow the clues to find Chester’s treasure. No charge.

• Cooking BLAAST, 11 a.m. to noon, June 18, grades 6 to 12, Chester Library, 100 Center St. Follow the recipe to great foods for teens. No charge.

• ClubScience, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 17 to 21, ages 10 to 14, Fort Lawn Community Center, 5554 Main St. Robotics, rocketry, plants, animals, water studies, wind energy, GPS. Cost is $10.

• Fun in the Park, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., every Monday starting June 10, ages 5 and up, Wylie Park, Chester. No charge.

The following are overnight 4-H camps:

• Wild 4-H at Chester State Park, June 25 to 27, ages 10 to 14. Tent camping, scavenger hunts, wildlife habitats, canoeing, campfires and more. Cost is $80 for members, $85 for nonmembers.

• Overnight at Camp Long in Aiken, June 10 to 14, ages 8 to 14. Swimming, canoeing, pedal boats, archery, lake zip line and more. Cost is $250 for members, $260 for nonmembers.

Arts Council of York County

The Arts Council of York County sponsors summer camps led by local artists at three locations. The cost is $75 for members or $85 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is two weeks before class begins. For details, visit www.yorkcountyarts.org.

The following camps will be at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill:

• Clay Creations, 9 a.m. to noon for ages 6 to 8 and 1 to 4 p.m. for ages 9 to 12, June 10 through 14. Taught by Bob Doster. Learn the pinch method to build cups, bowls, dinosaurs, turtles and monster heads.

• Creative Writing for Teens, 9 a.m. to noon, June 10 to 14, ages 13 to 18. Taught by Jessica Mueller. Engage in daily writing prompts, explore story structure, dabble in creative nonfiction and write your own short story.

• Weaving around the World, 1 to 4 p.m., June 10 to 14, ages 9 to 12. Taught by Beth Melton. Study Scottish tartans, Navajo textiles, African kente cloth, then weave your own.

• Color Your World, 9 a.m. to noon, June 17 to 21, ages 6 to 9. Taught by Ashley Beard. Create color works of art using a variety of materials.

• Jewelry Making, 9 a.m. to noon, June 17 to 21, ages 10 and up. Taught by Constance Buchanan. Learn basic techniques of bead stringing, metal wire-wrapped chains, recycled products, polymer clay bead making, etc. Will make up to six pieces.

• Native American Art, 1 to 4 p.m., June 17 to 21, ages 8 to 10. Taught by Christina Schweitzer. Projects include Lumbee turtle rattles, Catawba clay turtles, Iroquois woven bracelets, Chippewa moccasins and Tlingit animal drawings.

• Trash to Treasure, 1 to 4 p.m., June 17 to 21, ages 10 and up. Taught by Ashley Beard. Using things that are usually thrown away, students create works of art.

• Art is Multicultural, 9 a.m. to noon for ages 6 to 9 and 1 to 4 p.m. for ages 10 and up, June 24 to 28. Taught by Ashley Beard. Discover how art is made all over the world, and create 2D and 3D works of art using papier-mâché, paint, cloth and found objects.

• Jewelry Making II, 9 a.m. to noon, June 24 to 28, ages 10 and up. Taught by Constance Buchanan. In this advanced class, students create a metal, wire-wrapped chain necklace accented with a polymer, center-bead pendant.

• Print Blitz, 1 to 4 p.m., June 24 to 28, ages 7 to 11. Taught by Christina Schweitzer. Create your own prints, explore techniques such as monoprinting, relief printing, stamping, collograph and stenciling.

• Beginning Techniques in Drawing, 9 a.m. to noon, July 8 to 12, ages 6 to 9. Taught by Ashley Beard. Learn how to use basic lines and shapes to create drawings from observation and imagination using graphite, pen and ink, oil pastel and charcoal.

• Please Don’t Eat the Artwork, 9 a.m. to noon, July 8 to 12, ages 8 to 12. Taught by Heather Gregory. Create art about food and create art with food.

• Drawing from Observation, 1 to 4 p.m., July 8 to 12, ages 10 and up. Taught by Ashley Beard. Learn how to see with an artist’s eye and draw using traditional techniques involving perspective, proportion and value.

The following camps will be at the Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill:

• Let’s Dance and Act, 9 a.m. to noon, two sessions, ages 6 to 10 from June 10 through 14, and ages 11 to 14 from June 24 through 28. Taught by Juanita Foster. Learn dance movements to old and new pop hits.

• Creative Movement, 9 a.m. to noon, June 17 to 21, ages 10 to 15. Taught by Stephanie Daniels. Learn how to be versatile and be able to take on whatever the scene brings.

• Beginning Jazz, 1 to 4 p.m., June 17 to 21, ages 9 to 12. Taught by Brittany Bradshaw. Learn beginning jazz steps and combinations.

• Acting 101, 9 a.m. to noon, July 8 to 12, ages 13 to 18. Taught by Mary Shockley. Explore the world of acting.

The following camps will be at the Gettys Art Center, 201 E. Main St., Rock Hill:

• Afro Russe Dance, 9 a.m. to noon, June 17 to 21, ages 8 to 12. Taught by Elsie Mufuka. Explore Afro Russe dance, a fusion of African, ballet and contemporary.

• Let’s Put on an Improv Comedy Show, two sessions, 9 a.m. to noon, June 24 to 28 for ages 8 to 12, and July 8 to 12 for ages 13 to 18. Taught by Scott Pacitti. Channel your inner comic genius and learn improvisational comedy.

Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of York County will offer the following camps for elementary, middle and high schools students. For details, call 803-324-7920 or visit www.bgcyc.org.

• Superhero Training, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 12 through Aug. 19, for kindergarten through fifth grade, at the Northside Club, 900 Annafrel St., Rock Hill, and the Fort Mill Club, Riverview Elementary School, 1434 Harris Road, Fort Mill. High-yield learning activities, field trips and guest speakers, character, health, arts and sports. Weekly themes. Cost is $890 for regular lunch status rate; $720 for reduced lunch status rate; and $550 free lunch status rate. Discounts available for pre-payment by May 18.

• All-Star, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 12 through Aug. 5, for grades 6 to 8, at the Boys and Girls Club Team Center, 1234 Flint St. Ext., Rock Hill. Sports, academics, field trips, swimming, etc. Cost is $400 for 8 ½ weeks, including meals.

• The Game of Life, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, June 12 to Aug. 9, high school students, Boys and Girls Club Teen Center, 1234 Flint St. Ext., Rock Hill. Career exploration, field trips, sports and games, academic enhancement, swimming, service learning, college trips, etc. Cost is $200 for eight weeks.

Camp Canaan

Camp Canaan hosts summer camps, retreats and adventure programs at 3111 Sand Island Road, Rock Hill. For details, call 803-327-6932 or visit http://campcanaan.org.

Day camps include:

• Island Escape, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to Aug. 16, ages 6 to 8 and ages 9 to 13. Adventure day camp with island sports, hiking, boating, trail wars, treasure hunt, luau, dancing and an optional one-night campout. Cost is $250 per week. Late stay is an additional $25.

• Catawbaventures, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to Aug. 16, ages 9 to 13. Adventure day camp with river exploration, fly-fishing, tubing, riflery, trapping and an optional overnight campout. Cost is $250 per week. Late stay is an additional $25.

• Canaan Critters, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to Aug. 16, ages 6 to 8. Creepy, crawling, river exploration, farm and garden, nature hikes, swimming, science, crafts and an optional overnight campout. Cost is $250 per week. Late stay is an additional $25.

• Traditional Canaan Day Camp, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to Aug. 16, ages 6 to 13. Adventure, sports, art and educational programs as well as fieldtrips. Cost is $225 per week.

Resident camps include:

• Survivor, July 7 to 12, July 14 to 19, July 28 to Aug. 2, Aug. 4 to 9, ages 9 to 13. Overnight program provides traditional camp experience and survivor. Cost is $425. Meals are provided.

•  Teen Leadership, June 16 to 28, ages 13 to 16. Two-week expedition program focusing on leadership development, discipleship and personal growth. Cost is $900.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

PowerCamp is a half-day elementary age sports camp hosted by the local Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Sports include football, basketball, baseball, soccer, cheerleading and volleyball. Camp is offered to children who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10 to 13 at Dutchman Creek Middle School. Cost is $80. For details, call 803-327-8512 or visit www.scfca.org/piedmont.

ASC Greenway & Leroy Springs

For details, visit www.leroysprings.com or call 547-4575.

The following camps are offered at the Anne Springs Close Greenway, Fort Mill:

• Adventure Seekers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, eight sessions, June 10 to 14, June 17 to 21, June 24 to 28, July 1 to 5, July 8 to 12, July 15 to 19, July 22 to 26 and July 29 to Aug. 2 for ages 7 to 11, and four sessions, June 10 to 14, June 24 to 28, July 22 to 26 and July 29 to Aug. 2 for ages 12 to 14. Outdoor activities, including kayaking, fishing, hiking and geo-cashing. Cost is $195 for members and $225 for nonmembers. Early drop-off from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and late pick-up from 4 to 6 p.m. is no additional charge.

• Close to Nature, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, four sessions, June 10 to 14, June 24 to 28, July 8 to 12 and July 22 to 26, ages 6 to 8. Canoeing, camping skills, nature crafts, archery, hiking. Cost is $125 for members and $135 for nonmembers.

• Equestrian Day Camp, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., three sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to 14, June 17 to 21 and June 24 to 28, ages 9 to 14. Riding lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders; grooming and caring for horses; and an overnight campout. Cost is $350 for members and $395 for nonmembers.

• Mountain Bike Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., three sessions, Tuesdays through Thursdays, June 11 to 13, July 9 to 11 and Aug. 13 to 15, ages 9 to 14. Learn new technical riding skills and gain confidence. Cost is $175 for members, $200 for nonmembers.

• Photography: A Second Look at Nature, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 15 to 19, ages 7 to 11. Learn photography basics and how to capture the strange happenings on the Greenway. Cost is $99 for members, $109 for nonmembers.

• Photography: Ready, Set, Action, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 22 to 26, ages 7 to 11. Learn to shoot photos of things on the move, including horses and deer, on the Greenway. Cost is $99 for members, $109 for nonmembers.

The following camps are offered through Leroy Springs Recreation Complex, 971 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill:

• Bob Doster’s Clay Camp, 1 to 4 p.m., July 29 through Aug. 1, ages 9 and up. Create a clay project each day. Cost is $75 for members, $85 for nonmembers.

• Bob Doster’s Metal Works, 9 a.m. to noon, July 29 through Aug. 1; ages 9 and up. Design and create your own metal sculpture. Cost is $95 for members, $105 for nonmembers.

• Board Game, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, June 10 to 13, ages 6 and up. Learn popular board games, including Monopoly, Clue, Trivia Pursuit, Scrabble, Life, etc. Cost is $110 for members, $120 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Lego Motor Mania Amusement Park, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 10 to 14, ages 5 to 12 and up. Builders create new rides and learn about various laws of motion and how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Cost is $160 for members, $170 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Lego Sports Challenge, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 17 to 21, ages 6 to 12 and up. Build sports-related models while competing in challenges of the body and mind. Cost is $150 for members, $160 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Space Adventure with Lego, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 24 to 28, ages 6 and up. Inspired by NASA and Star Wars, build models that make your imagination blast off. Cost is $170 for members, $180 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Ninjago, Superheroes & More, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 8 to 12, ages 6 and up. Become a master ninja and enhance your own super skills. Cost is $155 for members, $165 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Lego Movie Making, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 22 to 25, ages 7 and up. Builders plan, script, stage, shoot and produce their own mini-movie. Cost is $185 for members, $195 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Lego Remote Control Mania, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 29 to Aug. 2, ages 7 and up. Build a custom brick model and use wireless remote controls, motors, gears and more. Cost is $170 for members, $180 for nonmembers.

• Bricks 4 Kidz: Lego Jr. Robotics, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Aug. 5 to 9, ages 7 and up. Learn about computer programming and build unique creations. Cost is $175 for members, $185 for nonmembers.

• Chef Camp, 1 to 4 p.m., three sessions, Mondays through Thursdays, June 17 to 20, July 15 to 18 and Aug. 5 to 8, ages 8 to 17. Explore foods, cook and eat. Cost is $185 for members, $195 for nonmembers.

• Dance Camp: Junior Intensive, 1 to 4 p.m., two sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 17 to 21 and July 15 to 19, ages 10 to 13. Instructed by Jena Burgin-Peters. Strengthen muscles, perfect alignments, learn techniques and explore different styles of dance. Cost is $160 for members, $170 for nonmembers.

• Dance Camp: Princess Fairies, 9 a.m. to noon, two sessions, June 10 to 14 and July 29 to Aug. 2, ages 4 to 8. Explore beginning ballet and creative movement while unleashing your inner princess. Performance on final day. Cost is $130 for members, $140 for nonmembers.

• Dance Camp: Pirates of the Caribbean, 9 a.m. to noon, two sessions, June 17 to 21 and July 15 to 19, ages 6 to 9. Learn pirate dances with lots of leaps and cartwheels. Performance on final day. Cost is $130 for members, $140 for nonmembers.

• Dance Camp: Rock Star, two sessions, 1 to 4 p.m., June 10 to 14, and 9 a.m. to noon, June 24 to 28, ages 7 to 10. Sing and dance while dressing up in fun and zany costumes. Performance on final day. Cost is $130 for members, $140 for nonmembers.

• Dance Camp: Teen Intensive, 1 to 4 p.m., two sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 24 to 28 and July 29 to Aug. 2, ages 14 to 18. Instructed by Jena Burgin-Peters. Strengthen muscles, perfect alignments, learn techniques and explore different styles of dance. Cost is $160 for members, $170 for nonmembers.

• Funny Bone Improv (F.B.I.), 9 a.m. to noon, June 10 to 14, ages 8 to 15. Learn the key traits to being funny on stage. Cost is $115 for members, $125 for nonmembers.

• Flyers Full Day Camp at Sugar Creek Elementary and Pleasant Knoll Elementary, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, June 10 through Aug. 20, ages 6 to 11. Activities to encourage creativity, social relationships, appropriate behavior and positive self-image. Different theme each week. Cost is $140 per week for members, $150 per week for nonmembers, plus $25 deposit.

• Golf, 9 a.m. to noon, five sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to 14, June 24 to 28, July 8 to 12, July 22 to 26, and Aug. 5 to 9, ages 5 to 14. Taught by a PGA professional. Learn proper set-up, swing fundamentals and basic etiquette. Equipment provided. Cost is $190 for members, $200 for nonmembers.

• Jr. Police, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., four sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 17 to 21, June 24 to 28, July 15 to 19 and July 22 to 26, ages 8 to 13. Taught by David Bivins, Fort Mill police officer and school resource officer. Focus on team building, leadership, conflict resolution, character education, physical fitness, juvenile law and police procedures. Open to Fort Mill residents. Cost is $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers.

• Kids on the Ball – Ultimate Sports Camp, 9 a.m. to noon, five sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 17 to 21 and July 22 to 26 for ages 8 to 11, and June 24 to 28, July 15 to 19 and July 29 to Aug. 2 for ages 5 to 7. Soccer, basketball, baseball, football, hockey, bowling, etc. Cost is $125 for members, $135 for nonmembers.

• Little Critter Day Camp, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 10 weeks, June 10 through Aug. 16, ages 3 and 4. Arts, crafts, gym activities, swimming and games. Different theme each week. Cost is $80 per week for members; $90 per week for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Crazy Chemworks, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 8 to 12, ages 6 to 11. Learn real lab techniques and explore crazy concoctions. Take home a full set of lab gear. Cost is $165 for members, $175 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Earth Explorations, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 17 to 21, ages 4 to 6. Discover the world around us, from oceans to mountains and volcanoes to earthquakes. Cost is $135 for members, $145 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Secret Agent Lab, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 24 to 28, ages 6 to 11. Uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Cost is $165 for members, $175 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Creature Features, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, Aug. 12 to 16, ages 4 to 6. Learn about the habitats, diet and adaptations of animals that live all over the world. Cost is $135 for members, $145 for nonmembers.

•  Mad Science: Radical Robots, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, Aug. 5 to 9, ages 8 to 12. Learn the science of electronic circuits and build your own robot. Cost is $180 for members, $190 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Destination Earth, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 10 to 14, ages 6 to 11. Increase your understanding of Earth, from the atmosphere down to the molten core. Cost is $165 for members, $175 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Roaring Rockets, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 22 to Aug. 2, ages 7 to 11. Build and launch different types of rockets. Cost is $165 for members, $175 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Incredible Flying Machines, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 29 to Aug. 2, ages 7 to 11. Experiment with the principles of flight by constructing and testing airplanes, balloon copters, kites, rockets, etc. Cost is $165 for members, $175 for nonmembers.

• Mad Science: Junior Engineers, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 15 to 19 ages 7 to 12. Science, technology, engineering art and math are explored. Cost is $165 for members, $175 for nonmembers.

• Mini Art, 10 a.m. to noon, two sessions, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, July 8 to 12 or July 22 to 26, ages 6 to 12. Taught by Jett Buskirk. Learn basic elements and principles of design while exploring various styles of arts and crafts. Cost is $60 for members, $70 for nonmembers, plus a $7 supply fee.

• Music Adventure: Oceans of Fun, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 29 to Aug. 2, ages 3 to 6. Fun songs and music activities with a beach and ocean theme. Cost is $95 for members, $105 for nonmembers.

• Music Adventure: Let’s Take a Trip, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 24 to 28, ages 3 to 6. Fun songs and music activities from back in time with dinosaurs to up in space. Cost is $95 for members, $105 for nonmembers.

• Music Adventure: Jeepers Creepers, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, July 22 to 26, ages 3 to 6. Fun songs and music activities with a bug theme. Cost is $95 for members, $105 for nonmembers.

• Nature’s Surprises in Clay Camp, 1 to 4 p.m., two sessions, Monday through Friday, June 24 to 28 and July 22 to 26, ages 9 and up. Taught by Debbie Whitsett, a local artist who operates Olive’s Mud Puddle. Make pieces inspired by nature. Cost is $90 for members, $100 for nonmembers.

• Paint your own Pottery, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, July 8 to 11, ages 9 to 15. Supplies provided. Old clothes recommended. Cost is $75 for members, $85 for nonmembers.

• Playball Sports*Plus, 9 a.m. to noon, four sessions, Monday through Friday, June 17 to 21, July 8 to 12, July 22 to 26 and Aug. 5 to 9, ages 3 to 6. Introduction to a wide variety of sports, including football, baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Cost is $125 for members, $135 for nonmembers. May combine with Reading Giraffe to stay the day.

• Reading Giraffe, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., two sessions, Monday through Friday, June 17 to 21 and July 22 to 26, ages 3 to 5. Led by Derick Wilder, local author and coach. Role-playing, arts and crafts, high-energy games and activities with creative children’s books. Cost is $125 for members, $135 for nonmembers.

• Scuba, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 24 to 28, ages 10 to 15. Taught by certified scuba instructors. Learn snorkeling and scuba. Equipment supplied. Cost is $340 for members, $350 for nonmembers.

• Super “K” Kids Day Camp, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 10 sessions, Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to Aug. 16, ages 4 to 6. Arts, crafts, gym activities, swimming and games. Different theme each week. Cost is $80 for members, $90 for nonmembers.

The following resident camps will be at Springmaid Mountain, Spruce Pine, N.C.:

•  Springmaid Resident Camp for Girls, Sunday to Saturday, Aug. 11 to 17, ages 8 to 14. Outdoor adventure activities, including hiking, swimming, tubing and one night of primitive tent camping. Cost is $395 for members, $495 for nonmembers, $100 deposit.

• Springmaid Resident Camp for Boys, Sunday to Saturday, Aug. 11 to 17, ages 8 to 14. Outdoor adventure activities, including hiking, swimming, tubing and one night of primitive tent camping. Cost is $395 for members, $495 for nonmembers, $100 deposit.

• Horse Camp, Sundays to Saturdays, three sessions, July 7 to 13, July 14 to 20 and July 21 to 27, ages 9 to 15. Lessons based on skill levels. Camp also offers river tubing, fishing, hiking, swimming and crafts. Cost is $545 for members, $695 for nonmembers, $100 deposit.

Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism offers outdoor adventure, tennis and day camps at various locations throughout the city. Pre-registration is required. For details, visit www.rockhillrocks.com.

Day-long: Outdoor Adventure at park locations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays except July 4, throughout the summer, ages 5 to 13. Learn about nature and find new ways to stay healthy. Nature Navigators, ages 5 to 9, participate in games, activities, hiking, crafts. Extreme Explorers, ages 10 to 13, kayak, climb, play disc golf and bike. Cost is $15 for ages 5 to 9, $25 for ages 10 to 13. Register by emailing hmatthews@cityofrockhill.com or call 803-817-5122.

Week-long:

•  Camp Arc for children and adults with special needs at Boyd Hill Recreation Center, 1165 Constitution Blvd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, throughout the summer. Sessions include children’s camp, children with multiple handicaps and adult camp. Cost is $25 per week, with a one-week limit. For details, call Wendy Waddle at 803-329-5659 or Scott Wentzky at 803-326-2429.

• Getting Crafty with Janet Dyer at Fewell Park, 1204 Alexander Road, 10 a.m. to noon, two sessions, July 22 to 26 and July 29 to Aug. 2, ages 6 to 12. Create fun and creative crafts. Cost is $65, and includes supplies and a snack. For details, call 803-329-5645.

• Tennis camps at the Rock Hill Tennis Center, 897 Maplewood Lane, offered throughout the summer, ages 5 to 14. Learn the game, develop new skills and expand existing skills. Cost for one-day camps are $40 to $150 per week and one-week camps are $150. For details, 803-326-3842.

Summer-long:

• Crave Fun in the Summer Sun at Emmett Scott Recreation Center, 801 Crawford Road, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., eight weeks, June 17 through Aug. 9, ages 6 to 13. Educational curriculum, arts and crafts, swimming, sports, field trips and more. Cost is $600. For details, call 803-329-5662.

• Discovery Quest Day Camp at Fewell Park, 1204 Alexander Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for early drop-off and late pick-up), June 10 through Aug. 16. Activities, programs, theme weeks and off-site fieldtrips. Cost is $825. For details, call 803-329-5645.

Step South Dance

Step South Dance will offer summer camps at its studio at 2730 Celanese Road, Rock Hill. Camps and dates to be determined. Visit www.stepsouthdance.com, or call 627-0387.

Thomas Gymnastics

Thomas Gymnastics offers summer camp for boys and girls of all ages at 400 Mt. Gallant Road, Rock Hill. The 10-week camp will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 10 to Aug. 16. Gymnastics, bowling, skating, movies, crafts, games and more. Two weekly field trips. Cost is $120 per week or $35 per day. For details, visit www.thomasgymnastics.com.

Upper Palmetto YMCA

The Upper Palmetto YMCA offers day and overnight camps.

• Day Camp for 10 weeks at six locations – Charlotte Ave. Branch, 402 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill; Fort Mill Branch, 857 Promenade Walk, Fort Mill; Chester County Branch, 157 Columbia St., Chester; Carolina Crossing, 117 Carolina Crossing Drive, York; Clover Branch, 107 S. Main St., Clover; and Lake Wylie Branch, Wylie Commons, S.C. 49, Lake Wylie. Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., June 10 to Aug. 16, for kindergarten to eighth grade. Activities include weekly themes, field trips, swimming, games, daily devotions, team-building activities, arts and crafts, and character development. Cost is $125 per week, $125 deposit. Financial assistance is available. For details, visit www.upymca.org.

• Camp Cherokee at Kings Mountain State Park in Blacksburg is a co-ed summer residential camp. Canoe, sail, swim, wall-climb, zip-line and more. First session, June 9 through 15, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Second session, June 16 through 22, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Third session, June 23 through 29, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Fourth session, June 30 through July 6, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Fifth session for first-time campers, ages 6 to 9, July 7 through 10, $275 members, $300 nonmembers. Sixth session, July 14 through 20, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Seventh session, July 21 through 27, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Eighth session, July 28 to Aug. 3, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. Ninth session, Aug. 4 to 10, $375 members, $410 nonmembers. All sessions may be bridged for an additional $75. For details, visit www.campcherokee.org.

Winthrop University

For details, call Winthrop’s athletic department at 803-323-2129.

• Baseball, taught by Tom Riginos, head coach. For details, visit www.winthropbaseballcamp.com. Youth Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., two sessions, June 17 to 21 and July 22 to 26, ages 6 to 13. Cost is $225. High School Prospect, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 24 to 25, ages 15 to 18. Cost is $250.

• Basketball, taught by Pat Kelsey, head men’s basketball coach. Father Son, June 14 and 15, sons ages 6 to 17. Cost is $235. Little Dribblers, June 14. Cost is $40. Improve Basketball, two sessions, June 17 to 20 and July 29 to Aug. 1, grades 2 to 9. Cost is $185.

• Golf camps at Winthrop University Golf Club. Taught by Jodi K. Wendt, women’s golf coach, and Kevin Pendley, men’s golf coach. Learn skills to become a better golfer. For details, call Wendt at 803-323-2129, ext. 6308, or 803-230-4745, or Pendley at 803-323-2129, ext. 6238, or 803-327-9480. Juniors, 8:30 to 10 a.m., two sessions, June 17 to 20 and June 24 to 27. Cost is $80.

• Lacrosse, taught by John Sung, women’s head coach. For details, call 803-487-7325 or email winthroplaxcamps@gmail.com. Charlotte Day Camp, 8 to 11:30 a.m., June 10 to 12, all ages. Cost is $150. Tega Cay Day Camp, 8 to 11:30 a.m., June 24 to 26, all ages. Cost is $150. Winthrop Elite, July 26 to 28, grades 7 and up. Cost is $450 for overnight, $350 for day camper.

• Soccer for girls and boys by Rich Posipanko, men’s head coach, and Spencer Smith, women’s head coach. For information, visit www.winthropsoccer.com. Tega Cay camp at Turner Field, 9 a.m. to noon, June 10 to 13, ages 4 to 16. Cost is $165. Eagle camp at Winthrop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., two sessions, June 17 to 20 and Aug. 5 to 8, ages 4 to 16. Cost is $230. Day kick at Winthrop, 9 a.m. to noon, two sessions, June 17 to 20 and Aug. 5 to 8, ages 4 to 16. Cost is $165. Goalkeeper camp at Winthrop, 9 to 11 a.m., June 17 to 20, ages 7 to 18. Cost is $165. Girl’s ID at Winthrop, two days, June 22 and Aug. 3, high school girls. Cost is $100. Team camp at Winthrop, daylong or overnight, July 7 to 11, ages 10 to 16. Minimum of 15 players and maximum of 22 players. Cost is $300.

• Volleyball camps by Bruce Atkinson, women’s head coach. For details, contact Nir Ofer at ofern@winthrop.edu. Elite Positional, 9 to 11 a.m. for setting, 1 to 3 p.m. for offense, and 4 to 6 p.m. for passing and defense, grades 9 to 12. Cost is $50 per session or $100 for all three sessions. Competitive Team, July 19 to 21, junior varsity and varsity teams. Cost is $200 for commuter and $275 for overnight. Competitive Team Tournament, July 21, open to junior varsity and varsity teams. Cost is $30 for commuter, $65 for overnight. All Skills, 9 a.m. to noon, July 22 to 24, grades 3 to 6. Cost is $100. All Skills, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., July 22 to 24, grades 7 to 12. Cost is $150. Advanced Skills, July 25 to 28, grades 7 to 12. Cost is $250 for commuter and $350 for overnight.

York County Museums

The Culture and Heritage Museums of York County offers summer camps at two locations. Scholarships are available based on financial need. For details, visit www.chmuseums.org/camps or call 803-981-9182.

The following camps are at the Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill:

• Critter Camp, 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 10 to 14, 5-year-old kindergarten. Play games, make crafts, eat silly snacks and learn about animals that leap, fly or crawl. Cost is $90 for members, $110 for nonmembers. Deadline, May 29.

• Junior Explorers, 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 17 to 21, grades 1 to 2. Learn about African animals and their environments and explore cultural traditions through stories and arts. Cost is $90 for members, $110 for nonmembers. Deadline, June 5.

• Nature Detectives, 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 25 to 28, grades 3 and 4. Use detective skills to investigate mysteries of the natural world – from the stars in the sky to the plants and animals in your backyard. Cost is $90 for members, $110 for nonmembers. Deadline, June 12.

• Planetarium Producer, noon to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 8 to 12, grades 6 to 8. Create your own planetarium show. Cost is $80 for members, $100 for nonmembers. Deadline, June 26.

The following camp is at Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells:

• Time Travelers, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 10 to 14, grades 4 to 6. Travel through time from the pioneer backcountry to the Revolutionary War to an 1800s cotton plantation. Cost is $165 for members, $185 for nonmembers. Deadline, May 30.

Camp Courageous

Academy Christian School will offer Camp Courageous, a Christian summer camp for students age 5-12 at 129 W. Border Road. Hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost is $90 per week; $20 per day. Bus transportation available. For information, call 803-327-5673

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