#1 Guide to Summer Camps in Columbia
It’s time for the number one resource utilized year after year by Columbia area families – the Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps Around Columbia!
Our goal is to help you plan a fun and stress-free summer for your kids while we all navigate the changes and unfolding of the pandemic.
Summer camps in Columbia include programs for all ages, budgets, and interests – from nature and the arts to academics and athletics. There really is something for everyone!
At Hammond, summer is always just around the corner. In fact, we plan ahead all year long so you’re guaranteed plenty of cool camps to make your summer hot!
Join us to develop talents, acquire new skills and knowledge, or explore something that piques your interest. Whether you’re seeking a full-day summer program, looking for supplemental academic programs, an athletic workshop, or want to try your hand at an arts class, you will find it Hammond.
Come spend some time with us this summer … we promise it’ll be cool, regardless of the weather!
Dates :: June 7 – August 6 (closed July 3 – 9)
Ages :: 3 – Adult
Price :: $30 – $425
Heathwood Hall Summer Programs offers more than 100 specialty camps, as well as our popular Highlander Day Camp, for kids age 2 through rising 8th grade. Join us for one week or for the entire summer! Camps include everything from arts to sports to academics, as well as SAT prep and for-credit courses for high school students. We also offer optional hot lunches every day. This summer we’ll be following the same careful and thorough safety protocols that have allowed us to offer in-person learning this school year. Learn more and check out all of our camps, from Sports Galore to Painting with Pizzazz to the Science of Potato Launchers at our website!
Dates :: June 7 – July 30
Ages :: 2 – 18
Price :: $75 – $400 per week
JCC Camp Gesher provides a safe, vibrant, and enriching day camp experience for ALL Midlands area children, successfully blending value-based character education and community leader presentations with traditional summer camp activities. Each camper will enjoy a range of creative programming, including swim lessons, sports activities, drama and dance, music, arts and crafts, gardening, fitness, all-camp events, playing in our gymnasium and swimming in our “state of the art,” heated salt water pool.
Dates :: June 14 – August 13
Ages :: 4 – rising 9th graders
Price :: $180 – $260 per week
Bring your Lil’ Chef over and you’ll pick up a newly self-confident child who will beg to cook dinner for you! Your Lil’ Chef will create his or her own snacks and lunch and we’ll supply everything that he or she will need for an amazing week or day filled with newly developed life-long skills including math, science, reading and chemistry! Camps are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and all supplies, a take home booklet at the end of the week of recipes made during camp, snacks and lunches are included! Just bring your lil’ chef!
Dates :: June 14 – August 6
Ages :: 5 – 12
Price :: $299 per week
Dates :: June 21 – June 25
Ages :: K5 – 8th grader (completed)
Price :: $149 Early bird and $219 regular (early bird registration March 1 – March 7)
Dates :: June 8 – July 3
Ages :: 4 – 18
Price :: $120 – $175
At FIRST we know how to do summer right with awesome camps for kids! Whether you’re into sports, arts, music, or outdoor fun, there’s an adventure waiting for you. Register below or go online to SummerAtFirst.com and let’s race into summer!
Dates :: June 21 – August 6
Ages :: 4K – 8th graders
Price :: $60 – $219 per week
Flight Adventure Park campers experience a fun day of activities ranging from trampolines, indoor turf field for activities like soccer, flag football, kickball, dodgeball and more, 8 extreme inflatables/bounce houses, Roller Skating, Laser Tag, Arts and Crafts, Field Trips, and more. Each camper would also receive 2 snacks and lunch that is included in the cost. We are proud to offer Military/First Responders and Sibling discounts! (formerly Plex/HiWire)
Dates :: June 10 – August 16
Ages :: 4 – 11
Price :: $150 – $200 per week
When kids experience Y Camp, they experience something new every day. Like the power of a positive mentor, the confidence that comes from trying (and succeeding!), and the importance of healthy, long-lasting friendships. From water activities and sports to creative arts, each day is packed with age-appropriate activities, new friends and personal growth.
Dates :: Jeep Rogers : June 14 – August 13; NorthWest : June 21 -August 13
Ages :: 3 – 14
Price :: $95 – $220
Summer Learning at Sylvan is a great way to keep your child’s mental muscles strong and fit while having tons of fun, so this summer, keep up good learning habits, strengthen skills, jump on higher level skills, and grow confidence! Our camps blend the latest teaching methods, engaging activities and games, and fun rewards to inspire your child. Join us for Robotics, STEM, Math, Algebra, Kindergarten Kickstart, Handwriting, Creative Writing, College Prep and personalized instruction!
Dates :: June 21 – August 5
Ages :: K4 – 12th grade
Price :: Starting at $145 (BOGO in March)
Whether you are a Summer camp, Daycare, or large group; partner with the Main Course & The Grand for a day of games and physical activity! Come play with us on our virtual bays that offer a variety of virtual gaming such as zombie dodge ball, football, baseball, hockey, carnival games, and golf! Over at The Grand your group will be able to play on our 7 lanes for a fun time of bowling. Half and Full days are offered at either location.
Dates :: June – August, 2021
Ages :: 4 – 15
Price :: Please contact for pricing per child
Virtual Tech Camps are the perfect way for kids and teens to sharpen STEM skills and bond with new friends, all from the comfort of home. With the highest quality remote instruction on the planet, your child can unlock tech brilliance and create an exciting project.
Structured, weeklong sessions available now in multiple time zones (5 consecutive days, Monday-Friday) with the hottest curriculum in Python, Java, Minecraft, Roblox, Unity, Adobe, 3D modeling, and more.
Average of 5 students per instructor, blending personalized learning and time to socialize with new friends, with all of the magic of camp including games, challenges, and legendary iD traditions you can’t find anywhere else.
Dates :: Now – August
Ages :: 7 – 18
Price :: Visit website or contact for pricing
Experience new adventures with nine camps that start weekly from June 14 to August 13, each with a new weekly theme. Activities include water play, bounce houses, water slides, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, games, summer reading,”Ice Cream Truck Fridays,” creative
dramatics, sports, art, and more.
Dates :: June 14 – August 13
Ages :: 5 – 12
Price :: $140 per week
Celebrate the return of Historic Columbia’s summer camp with a blast from the past, highlighting previous camp favorites, all in a safe setting practicing CDC recommendations and guidelines. Create slime and choreographed dances to rival your favorite boy bands from the 1990s, launch your own rocket as you learn about the Apollo 8 mission, read about popular comic book characters from 1968 – like the Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and Batman – and design your own superhero! Play historic games like find-the-thimble and ball-in-cup. And most importantly, take part in epically-themed water balloon battles!
Dates :: June 14 – 18, June 21 – 25, and July 5 – 9
Ages :: 8 – 12
Price :: $200 members, $220 non-members
Camp Kanuga is an American Camp Association-accredited co-ed summer camp affiliated with The Episcopal Church, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. We are committed to promoting growth and fun in a safe, nurturing environment.
“Often imitated…never duplicated,” the award-winning Broadway Bound Musical Theatre Company is devoted to introducing young performers to dance, voice AND drama! Our fun-filled summer programs are all your kids will need to sing, dance and act their way through the summer!