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GDOGirls Day Out

We would like to inform you that the Sixth Annual Girls Day Out (GDO) Summer Camp is scheduled for July 27-29, 2017 at the College of Charleston. Sponsored by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) via Office of Naval Research (ONR), College of Charleston, Trident Technical College via ACE, Bosch, Naval Health Clinic Charleston, and NUCOR. Girls Day Out is a three-day, fun-filled event focused on motivating girls to serve as leaders in a science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

This year's camp will host 120 girls from schools throughout the Low Country. The camp is designed to educate rising 8th and 9th grade girls by exposing them to the many exciting opportunities offered through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The girls and their parents will learn about STEM degrees, career opportunities, and the tools in preparing for college admissions while having fun participating in interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities.

 Applications for the camp can be found online at

Early LearningLowcountry Learners

We are a new Preschool in Mt. Pleasant opening June 5th, with our kick off to our Summer Camp Program. Our summer camps will be for 2,3, 4 and 5 year olds.

Pattison's Academy Therapeutic Summer Camp

We held the first ever summer camp in 2006, serving 14 children. Now we are serving up to 50 campers from around the Lowcountry. Campers participate in a variety of activities while receiving speech, occupational, and physical therapy services throughout the day. Campers are also given opportunities to have fun in their community through several field trips offered during camp.

West Ashley High School 2017 Wildcat Cheerleading Camp

Cheerleading Camp will start on Monday, June 12 and run through Thursday, June 15
at West Ashley High School Gym from 9:00 am-12:30 pm.

The camp is intended for children between the grades of kindergarten and those who have just completed 5th grade.

Camp Lead

Camp Lead a team-building and leadership camp for students in 3rd through 7th grades. Here is our website with additional information, registration, etc.

Engineering Summer Camp

Engineering Summer Camp students transform into engineers who use their knowledge of science and math, as well as their innate curiosity and creativity to design objects, systems, and processes to solve real-world problems. 

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Inspire Film Maker’s Academy for Lowcountry students

Inspire@The Low Country Filmmakers Academy, for year two, is to be held at Burke High School in the Charleston, SC. Participation is open to any Charleston area student, rising  4th to 8th grade, and an intern program planned for high school students.

iTeam Extreme Next Generation Summer Camp

iTeams Xtreme Next Generation

Explore the world of microcontrollers, electronics, and circuits, as well as how to program your very own micro controlled robot during iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation. Robot competitions throughout the camp, such as Dance Robot Dance and Robot Wars, will showcase what students have learned.

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A portion of these camps is funded through Title I dollars and are limited to students attending Title I schools.

Students in our EPIC (Title I funded) summer camps participate in fun academic activities each day including reading, writing, math, and science skills through practical exercises, focused assignments, hands-on learning and much individual attention.
Certified teachers assist with academic components. Students also participate in special events, field trips, and other daily activities. Students in our traditional summer camps will enjoy a full calendar of special events, field trips, games, swimming, clubs and daily activities.


Summer Employment, Internships, and Career Exploration Camps

Check out this list of 20+ summer options throughout the Charleston region and beyond!

4-H Science4-H Summer Opportunities 

  • 4-H has a science-based water resources day camp for 10-13-year-olds. The camp departs daily from Brittlebank Park downtown on the weeks of June 12 and July 24. We have 1 free camp scholarship to offer a Charleston County student for June.
  • Teen Teachers is a mentoring program designed to teach local teens, 15-17 years, how to plan and conduct Nature programs for younger audiences. This summer Teen Teachers will meet with local experts, enjoy nature walks, kayaking, and educational workshops in order to prepare them to teach nature programs and develop youth activities. This is a free volunteer program for teens.


Exploring LowCountry Waterways Day Camp

Connecting Youth to Nature through 4-H Teen Teachers
4-H School Enrichment Programs
4-H20 Exploring Lowcountry Waterways Connecting Youth to Nature Scholarship Application Essay (due 4/24)

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