Science Camps

Are you looking for the perfect science camp for your child? Here’s our list of venues that offer Science, Computer Science, STEM, and STEAM summer camps in the Spartanburg area. This list includes local schools, universities and more!

Looking for more summer camps in Spartanburg? Be sure to see our Ultimate Summer Camp Guide in Spartanburg.

TCMU Spartanburg Summer Camps

SPONSORED 864.233.7755 | 300 College Street, Greenville, SC

TCMU Spartanburg WILL have Summer 2020 camps for children ages 3-6 beginning June 8!

Camps run weeklong, Monday – Friday, 9am – 12pm.

$115 per week (members)
$130 per week (non-members)

To register, email [email protected] with your week of interest and child’s age or call 864-553-7953.

  • June 8-12- Space: Calling future astronauts and space explorers! Join us for a week of out of this world activities and exhibit challenges about aliens, planets and constellations with a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • June 15-19- Great Outdoors: Let’s bring the outdoors in as we learn about plants, creepy crawlies, pretend to go camping and more! All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • June 22-26- Summer Fun: Join us this week to celebrate all the joys of summer! From ice cream, to fishing, to amusement park challenges, this camp will be a fun kick-off on the week of the summer solstice. All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • June 29-July 3- Ocean Life: Let’s pretend to have a week at the beach as we explore the deep blue seas on land! We’ll be learning about lots of different sea creatures and participating in creative water challenges. All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • July 6-10- Jurassic Park: Join us for a week of prehistoric fun as we learn about dinosaurs, create our own and let them invade our exhibits! All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • July 13-17- Animal Explorations: Calling all animal lovers for a week of wild fun. We’ll be exploring and learning about animals in a variety of habitats around the world, including some right in our very own backyards! All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • July 20-24- Natural Wonders: Join us for an imaginary trip around the world as we explore the wonders that Mother Nature has to offer- from the Grand Canyon, to the Amazon, to the Himalayas, we’ll be learning lots of new things while we recreate what we learn in the museum exhibits. All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • July 27-31- Landmarks and Engineering: Join us for another trip around the world, but this time we’ll be exploring the wonders that were made by humans. From the pyramids, to bridges, to the Eiffel Tower, we’ll be learning about principles of engineering and joining in lots of challenges. All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.
  • August 3-7- Art Explorations: Calling those who love art, and those who may not yet, but will by the end of this week! We’ll be exploring a different art medium each day, including tie-dye, sculpture and much more. All activities have a focus on S.T.E.A.M., literacy and hands-on play.

COVID-19 Safety Adaptations: Upon arrival, each child’s temperature will be taken via a digital infrared non-contact thermometer—temperature must be below 100.4 to participate. ​Camp staff members will wear masks, but campers are not required to do so. Camp check-in will be facilitated in front of the building to ensure child safety and appropriate supervision. No outside guests will be allowed into camp classrooms. No backpacks, lunch bags or reusable water bottles will be allowed- campers will be asked to bring snacks in disposable bags and water in disposable bottles, all with the campers’ names on them. Campers must practice social distancing at all times and remain with their own class. Materials and supplies will be provided each day; supplies will not be shared. All materials and classrooms will be sanitized overnight, including surfaces and door handles. 

SC Governor School for Science and Mathematics

843.383.3901 | 401 Railroad Avenue, Hartsville, SC

Offers GoSciTech (rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders), CREATEng (rising 8th and 9th graders), and iTEAMS Extreme (rising 6th, 7th, and 9th graders) for SC students at various locations in the state.

Camp Griffin at Spartanburg Day School

864.582.7539 | Spartanburg Day School, 1701 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC

Multiple half-day and full-day options for SDS students and non-SDS students alike. Camp Griffin offers different camp options covering everything from preschool activities, art, science, sports, writing to crafts for students 3K – rising seniors.

Watershed Summer Camps

864.503.5728 | USC Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

2020 Camps will be virtual! The Watershed Summer Camps at USC Upstate provide fun, educational camp experience for kids in 1st – 3rd grade or kids in 4th- 6th grade.

Spartanburg Community College


Spartanburg Community College offers a wide variety of summer camps on three different campuses (Spartanburg, Gaffney and Union). Information coming soon!

At Summer Remix, summer is all about diving into the world of imagination and entertainment – and living your dreams! Each week is full of new experiences and interesting field trips.

Space is limited, so register today. With 17 Upstate locations, there’s a Sunshine House near you!

 For the safety of the camp community, Sunshine House has implemented a COVID-19 protocol.

Wired Minds Tutoring

864.244.2420 | 1271 S. Suber Road, Greer, SC

“Bootcamp for the brain,” Wired Minds summer camps are offered throughout the summer, Monday through Friday 9 am – 4:30 pm with early drop-off and late-pickup available. They offer a wide variety of themed weekly camps for students entering 5th-8th grade weekly. Their camps cover STEM and writing. See their website to view different camps and specific information detailing costs.

For the safety of the camp community, Wired Minds has implemented a COVID-19 protocol.

Sylvan Learning Camps

864.214.3649 | 100 Burton Street, Suite A, Spartanburg, SC

Sylvan Learning offers over 10 different learning camps to keep students engaged in learning during the summer. Various camps apply hands-on learning, review, and fun for writing, reading, mathematics, science and technology. Camps start at Pre-K through 9th grade with costs varying.  You may view the specifics of each camp and register online.

Spartanburg Science Center

864.583.2777 | 200 E. St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Each summer the John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center offers a wide range of classes and camps for children ages 6 – rising 8th graders. Classes and camps are held weekly. Morning sessions are 9am – Noon and afternoon sessions run 1–4pm.

2020 summer camp details are coming soon.