Summer Camps

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Beaufort County School District is excited to support a variety of Summer Learning Experiences for the children of Beaufort County. Below you will find details for each offering. Some camps are hosted by outside partners so please carefully read the descriptions, fee information, and how to submit your registration. Registration links will follow each camp description.

 

Students required to attend Summer Reading Camp will be unable to participate in other summer offerings held on the same day and time.

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YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: Day Camp for children that includes outdoor activities, math and literacy activities, crafts, games, camp assemblies, swimming and field trips. Our camps offers an educational component (literacy and math instructions), implemented by certified teachers. Also includes Beaufort County Lib3rary Summer Reading Program. Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from most neighborhood assigned schools to YMCA sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading Program at the assigned school, if needed.

Grades:  Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th   

Dates: June 10 – July 25, 2019 (No Camp on Friday)  

Locations: Coosa Elementary School

Time: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm (Mon. – Thur.)

TO REGISTER: Apply directly to YMCA at http://www.beaufort-jasperymca.org/child-care/summer-camp/

Fees and other details can also be found on the YMCA website. (Available April 1st)

 

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YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: Day Camp for children that includes outdoor activities, math and literacy activities, crafts, games, camp assemblies, swimming and field trips. Our camps offers an educational component (literacy and math instructions), implemented by certified teachers. Also includes Beaufort County Library Summer Reading Program. Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from most neighborhood assigned schools to YMCA sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading Program at the assigned school, if needed.

 

Grades:  Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th   

Dates: June 10 – July 25, 2019 (No Camp on Friday)  

Locations: Lady’s Island Elementary School

Time: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm (Mon. – Thur.)

TO REGISTER: Apply directly to YMCA at http://www.beaufort-jasperymca.org/child-care/summer-camp/

Fees and other details can also be found on the YMCA website. (Available April 1st)

 

YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: Day Camp for children that includes outdoor activities, math and literacy activities, crafts, games, camp assemblies, swimming and field trips. Our camps offers an educational component (literacy and math instructions), implemented by certified teachers. Also includes Beaufort County Library Summer Reading Program. Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from most neighborhood assigned schools to YMCA sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading Program at the assigned school, if needed.

 

Grades:  Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th   

Dates: June 10 – July 25, 2019 (No Camp on Friday)  

Locations: Okatie Elementary School

Time: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm (Mon. – Thur.)

TO REGISTER: Apply directly to YMCA at http://www.beaufort-jasperymca.org/child-care/summer-camp/

Fees and other details can also be found on the YMCA website. (Available April 1st)

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CREATEng:  The GSSM’s is one-of-a-kind engineering and design thinking day camp for rising 8th and 9th graders.

Image you ae a NASA engineer. Your mission: Develop a sustainable colony on Mars working with a team of talented peers, create, test, and refine solutions to the challenges you encounter as you establish on the red planet.

 

Grades: Rising 8th and 9th graders

Location: River Ridge Academy

Dates: June 10-13, 2019 (No Camp on Friday)

Times: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Fee: $225 per student ($205 Early Bird Rate Apply by April 15)

Financial Aid Available

TO REGISTER: Apply directly to the Governor's School website https://www.scgssm.org/createng Camp fills up quickly so register as soon as possible! Application Deadline May 31st

Note:  No transportation. Bring a bag lunch.  

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SEA ISLAND SCHOOL FOR ARTS and ACADEMICS (SISA2):  This two-week camp for BCSD identified Gifted and Talented Arts and Academic students provides in-depth, advanced-level creative workshops taught by master teachers and professional artists.  

 

Grades:  Rising 4th through 6th (SISA2 Junior) & Rising 7th- 9th Grade (SISA2) identified GT Art and Academics students      

Dates: July 15-18, 2019 and July 22-25, 2019, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm (students may attend one or both weeks)

Location: Beaufort Middle School

Fee: $ 100 each week.

TO REGISTERBegins May 1, 2019 (For GT students only) Link to registration will be located on SISA flyer

Note: Transportation provided from cluster middle schools, bring a snack/bag lunch.

 

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SUMMER DAY CAMPS:  Day Camp for children that includes indoor and outdoor activities, crafts and games. Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from assigned school to close-by, neighborhood B and G Club sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading, if needed.

 

Grades:  Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th   

 

Location: Broad River Elementary School                 

Dates: June 10-July 19 (6 Weeks)

Days: Monday through Thursday

Time: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost $25 per child per week

Register: Call Doreen Hall @ 843-322-8400

         

Location: Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary School      

Dates: June 10-July 19 (6 Weeks)

Days: Monday through Thursday

Time: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost $25 per child per week

Register: Call Marvette Washington @ 843-466-3400

 

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SUMMER DAY CAMPS:  The Boys and Girls club of Bluffton is partnering with the Beaufort County School District regarding the Elementary Summer Reading Program. Students enrolled in the School District’s Elementary Summer Reading Program at Bluffton Elementary, River Ridge Academy, Okatie Elementary, M.C. Riley Elementary, Red Cedar Elementary and Pritchardville Elementary have the opportunity to attend the Boys and Girls club of Bluffton. The cost covers a limited membership fee, a daily late afternoon snack and adult supervision care while participation in planned activities at the Bluffton Club.

 

Grades:  Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th   

Location: Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton                  

Dates: June 10-July 3

Days: Monday through Thursday

Time: 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Cost: $60 per child (fee due before May 6th)

Note: Your child would be transported from the school to the Boys and Girl Club of Bluffton. It would be your responsibility to pick your child up before 6:00 pm on the dates of the program.

Register: 843-757-2845 (You must register your child by May 6th)

 

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SUMMER DAY CAMPS:  Day Camp for children that includes indoor and outdoor activities, crafts and games. Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from assigned school to close-by, neighborhood B and G Club sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading, if needed.

 

Grades:  Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th   

Location: Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head

Dates: June 10-July 3

Days: Monday through Friday

Time: 7:30 am-6:00 pm

Cost: $560 for one child for the entire summer program

          $800 for two children for the entire summer program

          $900 for three + children for the entire summer program

*Reading Program 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm June 10-July 3 ($25 per child)

Register: Call the Club at 843-689-2618

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Camp Treasure Chest – Beaufort: Camp Treasure Chest is a four-week summer day camp for children and young adults with special needs.  Campers enjoy music therapy, storytelling, games, sports, arts and crafts, trips to local businesses, bowling, and several field trips out of town.  Campers must be eligible through South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs in order to participate. Lunch and healthy snacks provided.   Applications are on a first come first serve basis due to the limited number of campers accepted. 


Ages: 6-12 and 13-21 (separate groups)

Dates: June 24- July 20, 2019 (On Fridays will be field trips) 

Time: 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Location:  Battery Creek High School

TO REGISTER:   Visit the SCDDSN website for an application www.ablefoundationbc.org  (click Projects on left side of screen) or contact Erin Womack at 843-255-6292.

Note: See application form for details on cost and transportation availability.

 

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Kids Can CODE: Students will learn creative coding through games and apps by working in a real software development environment to design, program and publish mobile apps and games. Learning to code by creating real products, students discover how to make amazing things and have an impact on their world.

 

Grades: Rising 3rd through 5th grades

Dates:  June 17-20, 2019

Times: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Okatie Elementary School

Fee:  $100 - Payments are to be made online here: http://tinyurl.com/bcsdonlinecamppay

TO REGISTER: To complete the registration form: http://bit.ly/2019bcsdcamps

Note: Transportation not provided, bring a bag lunch and beverage.


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Destination: STEM

This year, our STEM Destination is oceanography – the study of the ocean, its properties, and its characteristics. Some of the topic studied are the ocean floor, marine life, geography of the ocean floor and the water.

Our students will become young oceanographers as they explore the different oceans on our planet and their characteristics. They will learn how science, technology, engineering, and math all contribute to the study of oceanography. We will have a Master Naturalist come to visit and speak to us about the ocean water in our area.

Students will have the opportunity to attend the Port Royal Maritime Center on June 20th.  

Ages: Rising 1st through 3rd grades

Location: River Ridge Academy

Dates: June 10-13, 2019 and June 17-20, 2019

Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm

Fee:  $100 - Payments are to be made online here: http://tinyurl.com/bcsdonlinecamppay

TO REGISTER: To complete the registration form: http://bit.ly/2019bcsdcamps

Note: Transportation not provided, bring a bag lunch and beverage.

 

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Eco Camp XXIX – The Best of ECO Camp: Learn about our Coastal Ecosystem. Friday July 26 field trip to Port Royal Sound Maritime Center

Ages: rising 1st grade to rising 6th graders

Location: Port Royal Elementary School

Dates: July 22-26, 2019

Times: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm     

Fee: 100.00 per child

TO REGISTER: Visit http://beaufortconservationdistrict.org/ or contact Shelby Berry or Cindy Jani at 843-255-7306 bswcd@islc.net

Note: Registration fee includes T-shirts, crafts, Friday lunch