NOTE: 2018 Summer Camp Information Coming Soon-April 2018
2017 Summer Camps
Parks and Recreation will offer weekly summer day camps with supervised recreation for
children ages 6-12, M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Camp programs are designed to help children develop to their
fullest potential by focusing on education through recreation, team building and leadership, creativity and
self-expression, physical fitness, independence and decision making. Camps are open to both city residents and
non-city residents. The cost is $55 per week.
Camps will be held at the following locations:
- Edisto Discovery Center, 1914 Wiley Street, 803-255-8103
- Emily Douglas Park, 2500 Wheat Street; 803-733-8531
- Greenview Park, 6700 David Street, 803-754-5223
- Heathwood Park, 800 Abelia Road, 803-733-8446
- Hyatt Park, 927 Jackson Avenue, 803-733-8445
- Lorick Park, 1600 Lorick Avenue, 803-691-9339
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 2300 Greene Street, 803-733-8452
- Melrose Park, 1500 Fairview Road, 803-733-8493
- Pinehurst Park, 2315 Pinehurst Road, 803-733-8449
- Sims Park, 3500 Duncan Street, 803-733-8451
- St. Anna'a Park, 1313 Liberty Hill Road, 803-433-8450
- Woodland Park, 6500 Olde Knight Parkway, 803-776-1096
Let your child explore their creative side through painting, drawing, pottery and more at the
Art Center’s summer Art Camp. The camp will be held from June 12 through July 21
for ages 5-9 and 10-16. Sessions will be held at the
Art Center, located at 1928 Calhoun St. The camp costs $85 per session. Camp is held Monday through Friday from
9 a.m. to noon. NOTE: Sessions for children ages 5-9 are full.
Registration is limited to 10 participants per session.
For more information, please call the Art Center at 803-545-3093.
Sports camp will be offered for children ages 6-12. The camp is designed
to teach basic fundamentals, develop personal skills and to provide exposure to different sports. The cost
is $55 per week. Camp will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 2300 Greene
The Teen Camp offers a unique and powerful summer camp program that is designed to promote
tolerance, respect, leadership, team skills, self-confidence, self-esteem and community involvement. We help to
guide teens towards a positive and productive future by helping them make smart and informed life choices. To
- Positive experiences in a safe and caring environment
- Interactive workshops, educational and cultural activities
- Instruction and leadership by dedicated staff and visiting professionals
- Promotion of self expression and individualism
- Peer interaction and social bonding
- Community services projects
- Field Trips
The camp will be held at Booker Washington Heights Community Center, 2611 Grants Avenue
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for ages 13-16. The cost for the camp is $55 a week. Fees and/or admission
activities and/or field trips are additional. Lunch is provided.
For more information, please call the Katheryn M. Bellfield Booker Washington Heights
Cultural Arts Center at 803-255-8161.
The Columbia Tennis Center located at 1635 Whaley Street, is hosting a summer Tennis Camp for
children ages 6-14. The camp will focus on stroke production and techniques, drills, match competition and more.
The camp will be held in June and July from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Camp
Dates: June 12- 16, June 26-June 30, July 10-14 and July 24-28.
The cost of the camp is $55 per week. Make checks payable to the Columbia Tennis Center.
Applications are available at the Columbia Tennis Center. Registrations will be taken until
the first day of camp.
For more information, please call the tennis center at 803-733-8440.
The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is hosting a summer golf camp for children ages 8-16 who are
interested in improving their golf skills or learning the fundamentals of the game, etiquette and course
management. The camp is open to new, intermediate and experienced golfers.
No equipment is needed. The fee to participate is $55 per week. Camp begins June
The camp will be held at the golf center located at 2901 Slighs Avenue from 7:30 a.m.-12
Adventure camps for youth will serve as a sampler of outdoor options,
modeling the tenants of Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics while climbing, paddling, orienteering and backpacking
their way to fun.
Children should be confident swimmers and ready for physical
challenge. Cost: $200
Ages 8-12: July 31- August 4
Ages 13-16: August 7- August 11
Call Karen Kustafik at 803-315-9275
Family Fun: Car Camping Clinic & Trip
Want to get your family outdoors but are put off by all the gear? Car camping is
vehicle-based tent camping at campgrounds with bath and shower facilities. This is the perfect introduction to
the great outdoors, and a real cost effective way to enjoy family travel. Let us help you safely create the
memories of a lifetime with your children. Camping clinics will start with a Thursday night hands on
classroom/clinic. The following weekend, we will all meet at a selected site and put theory into practice!
Family price (up to two adults with children) $55
Thursday June 29 & Saturday July 8
Call Karen Kustafik at 803-315-9275
For more information about the Parks and Recreation Department’s summer programs,
please call at 803-545-3100.
The City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department has several locations that serve as
host sites for a summer feeding program for youth ages 17 and under.
Parks & Recreation Department|1111 Parkside Drive,
Columbia, SC 29203
P: 803-545-3100|F: 803-343-8744