The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Spartanburg

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Are you looking for Spartanburg summer camps? We’ve put together a guide to all the Spartanburg area summer camps for kids. Whether you need camps for each week as you work or are looking for a few weeklong camps to keep the kids occupied this summer, you’ve come to the right place.

Welcome to Spring! Now that Spring has officially arrived, it is time to start planning for summer break. There are tons of summer camp options locally! Remember, spaces do fill up, so don’t wait to register your campers. Look through our guide to help you plan which fun and exciting summer camps you kids will attend. The list will continue to grow over the next few weeks as we receive more information.

Summer Camps in Spartanburg


Camps by Interest

Camps by Area

Camps by Type

TCMU Spartanburg Summer Camps

SPONSORED 864.233.7755 300 College Street, Greenville, SC


Every Monday from June 10-August 9 from 9 am – 12 pm for ages 3-6

June 10: LEGO Engineers
June 17: A Bug’s Life
June 24: Amazing Artists
July 1: Stars and Stripes
July 8: Construction in Action
July 15: Under the Sea
July 22: Pirate Adventures
July 29: Music Makers
August 5: Superhero Training Academy

Registration Details

Register online or call 864-233-7755.
Full payment must be made at the time of registration.
• Museum member cost: $20, Non-Museum member cost: $25 


Big Air of Spartanburg

SPONSORED 864.580.6462 660 Spartan Blvd, Spartanburg, SC

Let your kids bounce of OUR walls this Summer. Big Air Trampoline Park is the Upstate’s premier indoor trampoline park featuring never before seen attractions in the upstate like Battle Beam, Orbit Challenge, Trampoline Laser Maze, Mechanical Bull and South Carolina’s LARGEST Ninja Warrior course. Your kids will have plenty to do to stay active at Big Air Trampoline Park.

Your kids will love hanging out at Big Air this summer. Jumping on our trampolines and flipping in our foam pits is just the beginning. Your kids will enjoy making new friends and building memories that will last forever.

Big Air offers day camps for kids aged 6-12 years old for only $100/week. We offer weekly morning sessions and afternoon sessions. Weekly camp sessions include 20 hours of jumping in the park, 5 lunches and snacks, Big Air Backpack, Big Air souvenir cup, and more.

Camp sessions are Monday – Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm or from 1pm-5pm. Drop off times are up to 30 minutes before and pickup times are up to 30 minutes after. All campers are required to have a valid waiver on file and must complete our registration form.

Let your kids have a summer like no other and register for Big Air Day Camp today. Registration is available on our website at or call us at 864-580-6462. Space is limited, so register today!!

For more information email [email protected] or give us a call.

Morning Session 9 am – 1 pm: $100/week

Afternoon Session 1 pm – 5 pm: $100/week

All Day Session 9 am – 5 pm: $185/week

Camp Sessions:

June 3-7, 2019
June 10-14, 2019
June 17-21, 2019
June 24-28, 2019
No camp the week of July 4th
July 8-12, 2019
July 15-19, 2019
July 22-26, 2019
July 29-August 2, 2019

Spartanburg Parks Summer Camps

SPONSORED 864.472.3634 [email protected] Various Locations, Spartanburg County, SC


AGES: 5 – 12

DATES: June 10th– August 9th (closed July 1st – 5th)

TIMES: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

LOCATIONS: Woodruff Leisure Center, Inman Elementary, Timken Community Center, Upstate Family Resource Center

DEPOSIT: $45 per child (non-refundable)

COST: $90 per child, per week (includes all field trips and activities)

REGISTRATION: Opens online February 15th. Scholarships are available.

For a list of weekly themes, visit Spartanburg Parks.

Woodland Adventure Camp at Hatcher Garden

SPONSORED (864) 574-7724 [email protected] 820 John B. White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, SC

Our five-day Summer Science and Art Camp entertains, educates, enlightens.

For Ages 8 – 11; 9am to noon; June 17-21.

We make learning FUN! Programs are taught by trained educators and their assistants, incorporating SC State Science, Mathematics, Language Arts and Social Studies standards.

Day 1:

  • Discover Secret Lives in the Garden
  • Explore Seeds’ Untold Stories
  • Learn Which Forest Animals are Disappearing

Day 2:

  • Touch Volcanic Rocks
  • Learn How Worms Work Undercover
  • Walk on Prehistoric Stones

Day 3:

  • Simple Machines
  • Birds Fly, So Why Can’t I?
  • Discover the Rainbow

Day 4:

  • Picasso Started Like This
  • I’ve Got Rhythm
  • The Ninth Inning Stretch

Day 5:

  • A-to-Z Scavenger Hunt
  • Jeweler’s Apprentice
  • Growing Plants for Home

Cost: $130 for one child $100 for second child from same family

Once the fee is processed, we will send the enrollment application. Registration will be confirmed upon our receipt of the completed registration form.

Refunds: A 50% refund will apply for cancellations up to June 12. After June 12, no cancellation refunds will be given.

Enrollment is limited, so apply today!

Questions? Email us at [email protected] or telephone (864) 574-7724.

Generation Kid Strong

SPONSORED 864-665-4650 209-D Riverside Court, Greer, SC

Generation Kid Strong is bringing fun summer camps to our upstate. We are focused on creating healthy and happy kids through exciting activities with our certified coaches. Our coaches focus on fitness and well-being through activities such as yoga, hula hooping, obstacle courses, functional training, Zumba and more.

Register online and use KIDDIE for 15% off!

Once Upon a Ballet

SPONSORED 864-308-2882 2420 Andrews Rd., Spartanburg, SC

This summer, we’re making dreams come true with a fantastic lineup of camps! With different themes to choose from, your dancer is sure to have the time of her life!

Tiny Tutus Summer Camp (ages 2 1/2 – 3 1/2) – $145

This is a perfect first camp for your child! In this week-long, half-day summer camp, your tiny dancers will enjoy learning ballet fundamentals and terminology, dress as enchanting fairytale characters as they perform in a new storydance each day, as well as snack time with a tea party, princess crafts, and ballerina games and songs.

June 3-7        9:00-11:00     Fancy Dancey
June 24-28    9:00-11:00    Once Upon a Playhouse

Dancing Darling Summer Camp (ages 3-4) – $175

Your Dancing Darling is sure to have the time of her life in this week-long, half-day camp, designed especially for our 3-4 year olds! Dancers will enjoy learning ballet fundamentals and terminology, dress as enchanting fairytale characters as they perform in a new storydance each day, as well as snack time with a tea party, princess crafts, and ballerina games and songs. The week will end with your dancer staring in our very own show, complete with a costume she designed herself!

June 10-14  9:00-12:00  Sweetest Summer
June 24-28  1:00-4:00  Fancy Dancey

Prima Ballerinas Summer Camp (ages 5-6) – $175

Our Prima Ballerina Camp allows your ballerina to be a star in our very own original show! In this week-long, half-day summer camp, dancers will enjoy learning ballet fundamentals and terminology in daily technique classes, fun games and crafts, tea parties, and more! Through out the week, dancers will create their own costume pieces, set design, and help write our original show that will be performed at the end of camp on Friday!

June 10-14  1:00-4:00  Sweetest Summer
June 17-21  9:00-12:00  Fancy Dancey

Broadway Dance Camp (ages 7-12) – $195

Calling all stars!  Boys and girls who dream of seeing their name in lights are invited to enjoy all of the fun of the New York stage with this one-week camp! Dancing, singing, and acting are what it takes to become a Broadway bound performer! Musical Theater Campers participate in ballet and jazz technique daily as well as acting and vocal games. Performers will learn two show songs from a musical throughout the week. They will also get a sneak peak of the backstage magic with prop design and stage make-up! Friday’s show will delight guests and we bet you’ll call for an ENCORE!

June 3-7     12:00-4:00

New York Musical Theatre Camp (ages 5-6) – $175

Calling all stars! Dancing, singing, and acting are what it takes to become a Broadway bound performer and this one-week, half-day camp is the perfect introduction for your budding star! Musical Theater Campers participate in jazz technique daily as well as acting and vocal games. Performers will learn a show song from a musical throughout the week. They will also get a sneak peak of the backstage magic with prop design and stage make-up! Friday’s show will delight guests and we bet you’ll call for an ENCORE!

June 17-21    1:00-4:00

My Dance Debut (age 2 1/2) – $50

Perfect for little ones who have never had a drop-off activity before, My Dance Debut is just that–your budding ballerina’s big debut! This 3-day, 45 minute class will get your little one ready for our weekly classes in the fall with our story ballets, crafts, and lots of fun!

July 23-25     9:00-9:45   Teddy Bear Tea Party
August 6-8    9:00-9:45   Princess Dreams

Dance and Play! (ages 3-5) – $30

Our Dance and Play Parties give dancers to perfect summer playdate complete with one of our classic story ballets, take-home crafts, and a delightful tea party! Each party is unique and full of non-stop fun so join us for one or all three!

July 10      10:00-12:00   Sleeping Beauty
July 17      10:00-12:00   Moana
July 24      10:00-12:00  Alice in Wonderland

There are camps for ages 2 1/2 to 12! Find out more at Once Upon a Ballet!

Ballet Spartanburg

864.583.0339 200 E Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

Ballet Spartanburg will host a series of summer camps and classes for children beginning at age 2. They are 9 different types of camps or classes for various age groups. Camps and classes range in duration from one hour, half day or full day.

Bob Jones University

864.242.5100 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, SC

A wide variety of camps for rising 5th graders-12th graders with weeks held throughout the summer. A vast array of camps ranging through many interests – such as music, theatre, fine arts, robotics and so much more. See their website for more information.

Camp Griffin

864.582.7539 [email protected] 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. Campers can attend half-day or full-day.

Summer 2019 Camp Information TBA

Camp Love a Pet

864.583.4805 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC

This is a one-week day camp at the Spartanburg Humane Society for students in 5th-10th grade. Campers who love animals will enjoy this camp that focuses on training a shelter dog and learning about animal welfare issues.

The Spartanburg Humane Society also offers mini-camps for younger campers that are shorter in duration. These camps are for campers in 3rd and 4th grade. This camp teaches students basic training techniques.

Camp Mary Elizabeth

330 Scout Drive, Spartanburg, SC

Girl Scout camp is open to ALL girls entering 1st-12th grade (whether they are girl scouts or not) with multiple weekly themed camp options. Campers are grouped according to age. Camps have options to purchase half-summer and whole-summer packages. Click here for the guide.

Camp Sweet Escape

This camp is specifically designed for campers 6-17 years old living with Type I Diabetes. This camp is fun, adventurous and medically safe for those taking more than one insulin injection daily. This year’s Upstate camp will be held July 27-31, 2019 in Marietta, SC.

Chamber Music on the Hill

Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

A rigorous three week-long summer experience for students of chamber music (string players, flutists, oboists or pianists) held at Converse College. Students must apply and submit an audition recording.

Climb Upstate

864.699.9967 6655 Pottery Road, Spartanburg, SC

Offers rock climbing camps for kids 5 – 17 years old

Coast 2 Coast Kids Summer Camp

864.838.5988 203 Holly Springs Road, Lyman, SC

An affordable, safe childcare center summer camp program for children of all ages with fun activities and field trips.

Creating Artists for Tomorrow

864.901.7465 1711 Old Spartanburg Road, Greer, SC

This location offers a variety of art summer camps for different ages where campers will spend their days creating masterpieces. For ages 4-9, they offer half-day camps. For ages 8-12, they offer full-day camps. Additionally, they offer a tween retreat.

East Main Arts

864.430.1040 167 E Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

Summer Arts Program includes different one-day camps for youth 4-14 years old on various days during the summer in June and July including snacks, bouncy house and playroom fun, and of course, arts and crafts!

Summer 2019 Summer Camp Information TBA

Hub City Vocal Institute @ Converse College

Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

An intensive vocal workshop focusing on performance issues and audition preparation held at Converse College for students 16-23 years of age. Students must apply and audition.

Summer 2019 Camp Information TBA

International Ballet Academy

864.879.9404 1018 S. Batesville Road, Greer, SC

This is a ballet camp for ages 2-10 with weekly camps from July – August. This camp is a great introduction to ballet with campers ending the week with a mini-ballet. International Ballet Academy also offers daily summer classes for students 10 and over.

Lawson Academy Fine Arts Day Camp

864.596.9607 580 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

This all-day camp focuses on art, music, theatre skills, creative writing and dance while children ages 4 – 6th grade are supervised and fed lunch. Each themed session ends with a Family Day Program. See their website for specific camp themes.

Leadership Converse

Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

Unique leadership experience for rising 11th and 12th grade female students at Converse College July 22 through July 25, 2018.

Marlins Summer Swim Team

Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

Converse co-ed swim team that meets May – July with practices daily and a meet each week.

Revolution Martial Arts & Performance Fitness

864.578.0557 6400 Highway 9, Inman, SC

Summer Ninja Camp is available weekdays during the summer from 7am – 6pm which includes karate classes, field trips and more.

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.

SC School for the Deaf and Blind Summer Camps

888.447.2732 355 Cedar Shoals Road, Spartanburg, SC

SC School for the Deaf and Blind has a free one-week summer camp for any child with visual or hearing impairment in the state of South Carolina that is packed full of traditional summer camp activities (i.e. horseback riding, swimming, crafts, cooking class, technology). Students stay on the campus for the week, but there is also a day option.

Sylvan Learning Camps

864.626.4971 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.

Upward Star Center

864.949.5900 9768 Warren Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC

Offers sports camps for students in K5 – 6th grade to grow athletically, spiritually, mentally and socially. Summer camp is held from at Upward Star Center in Spartanburg.

USC Upstate/BMW Manufacturing/Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Academic Outreach Camp

This unique camp is limited to rising seniors in Spartanburg, Cherokee, Greenville, Union and Laurens counties. There is no cost to attend; however, campers must apply and be selected to attend.

USC Upstate Athletic Camps

USC Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

A variety of sports camps are offered through USC Upstate for children starting at age 6. Each camp is hosted by a different athletic coaches or sponsors at USC Upstate. Camp options include baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. See their webite for individual camp information.

Summer 2019 Camp Information TBA

USC Upstate Drama Camps

USC Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

USC Upstate offers three different drama/theatre summer day camps for children in 2nd – 12th grades (depending on the camp). Camps include Technical Theatre Camp, Movement and Dance Camp, and Youth Summer Drama Camp.

Summer 2019 Camp Information TBA

Watershed Summer Camps

864.503.5728 USC Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

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

Wired Minds Tutoring

864.244.2420 1271 South Suber Road, Greer, SC

Wired Minds summer camps aim to get kids engaged in learning and make it fun. 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.

Wofford Athletics Summer Camps

Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

A variety of athletic summer camps are hosted by Wofford for kids 6 and up. They host a wide range of sports camps: baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, golf, football, tennis, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, cross country and volleyball. Camps have various start dates, durations and costs. Please see their webpage to view the sport camps you are most interested in.

Wofford Shared Worlds

Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

Shared Worlds is a unique writing camp for rising 8th-12th graders who enjoy writing fantasy and science fiction. Students get the opportunity to work with professional writers and bestselling authors. Apply by April 1st on the website.

Spartanburg’s local YMCA locations offer super fun summer camps with various themed weeks. These weekly camps are 5-13 years old. Cost varies depending on membership.

Camp Little Brave is a camp hosted by the YMCA for children 3-4 years old on Mondays-Fridays from 9am-1pm. Children will make crafts, play games and have weekly swimming lessons. Cost varies depending on membership.

In addition, YMCA offers several different sports or specialty camps (such as soccer, equestrian and fishing camps) with various dates, age groups and costs. Please see the website for specific information about registering for these camps.

Sparty's Kids Camp at USC Upstate

Camp Directors Sarah Joseph at 864.503.5069 or Mike Medlin at 864.503.5174 280 North Campus Boulevard , Spartanburg, SC

Sparty’s Kids Camp is an exciting and engaging way for your child to make new friends and have fun this summer! Camp takes place each week in the Spartan Rec Center on USC Upstate’s beautiful Spartanburg campus.

Spartanburg Science Center

864.583.2777 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers STEAM-based weekly camps for kids in K4-rising 9th grade.

2019 Summer Camp Information TBA

The Sunshine House

17 Locations in the Upstate, , SC

Experience The Quest with new field trips, new weekly adventures, new friends, and – 4 can’t miss headliner weeks! Camp includes the Think Stretch Summer Learning Program and NFL Play 60.

Camp Hope Remains

Kids experience life on a ranch. This hands-on experience includes learning basic horsemanship skills such as grooming and saddling, daily riding instructions, games on horseback, finger painting with horses, hands-on horse care, wagon rides, horse-drawn wagon driving instructions and other horse-related adventures.

6/3/2019 – 7/11/2019 (8-12; Mon-Thurs)

Clay-King Studio

Ceramics camps in wheel throwing and hand building for kids 7+.

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