Summer Camps

Summer Camps 2016

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Beaufort County School District is excited to support a variety of Summer Learning Experiences for the children of Beaufort County. By clicking on 2016 Camp Sessions on the left you will find details for each offering. Some camps are hosted by outside partners so it's important to please carefully read the descriptions, fee information, and how to submit your registration.Registration links will follow each camp description.

Students required to attend Summer Reading Camp will be unable to participate in other summer offerings held on the same day and time.




YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP:Day Camp for children that includes outdoor activities, crafts, games and swimming.Also includes on-line daily academic practice using Compass Odyssey in math and ELA. Students enrolled in the listed schools have priority placement followed by general community enrollment.Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from most neighborhood assigned schools to YMCA sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading Program at the assigned school, if needed.

Grades:Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th

Date:June 6-July 21 (Coosa and Port Royal Elementary Schools)
         June 6-July 14 (Robert Smalls International Academy)

Location: Robert Smalls International Academy, Coosa Elementary School, Port Royal Elementary, the YMCA in Port Royal

Fee:On sliding scale - see application form for details on daily time, cost and transportation availability.


TO REGISTER:Apply directly to the YMCA atwww.ymcabeaufortcounty.com. Registration for all YMCA camps and after-care programs will be available April 11th.




SEA ISLAND SCHOOL FOR ARTS and ACADEMICS (SISA2):This two-week camp for BCSD identified Gifted and Talented Arts and Academic students provides in-depth, advanced-level creative workshops taught by master teachers and professional artists.

Grades:Rising 4th through 6th(SISA2 Junior) & Rising 7th- 9th Grade (SISA2) identified GT Art and Academics students

Date:July 18-21 and July 25-28,,2016, 8:30 to 3:00 (students may attend one or both weeks)

Location: HE McCracken High School

Fee:$ 100 each week. Transportation provided from cluster middle schools, bring a snack/bag lunch.


TO REGISTER
:Coming Soon...




ECO CAMP:Eco Camp XXVII - Become an Eco-Jedi..... May Clean Water Be With You! July 25-29th 9am to noon at Port Royal Elementary School. Camper's start their Jedi training by investigating sources of evil Stormwater Trooper Pollutants and learn about the Force of Clean Water. Rising 1st through rising 6th graders will analyze pond scum, bacteria and other water pollutants while trooping through the Cypress Wetlands, observing storm drains and how to fight the dark side of litter and marine debris. Live critters and various science professionals from our local Beaufort galaxy will visit our training facility. On Friday Campers will take a shuttle to test their newly obtained skills and become Eco-Jedi’s. Registration is $100 and cost includes t-shirt, scrapbook, and Yoda’s Power Lunch on Friday. Call or email Beaufort Conservation District 843-522-8100 or bswcd@islc.net

Grades:Rising 1st through 6th

Date: July 25- 29, 2016,9:00 to 12:00. On Friday, July 29th, 9:00 to 12:00 students will meet at Port Royal Elementary School.

Location: Port Royal Elementary Monday-Thursday. On Friday students will meet at Port Royal Sound Maritime Museum

Fee
$100. No transportation. (If requested, students can be walked to the Port Royal YMCA, following camp, except on Friday).


TO REGISTER: For more information contact bswcd@islc.net or call 522-8100. Maximum 60 students a picture permission form must be completed during registration.




BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SUMMER DAY CAMPS:Day Camp for children that includes indoor and outdoor activities, crafts and games. Also includes on-line daily academic practice in ELA and math using Compass Odyssey.Students who are identified to attend the District Summer Reading Program should attend that program at their assigned school during the school day. Transportation will be offered from assigned school to close-by, neighborhood B and G Club sites for before/after-care following Summer Reading, if needed.

Grades: Rising Kindergarten through rising 6th

Date:Dates vary at each Boys and Girls Site*

Location/Dates:

Broad River Elementary June 1-July 25

Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton June 13-August 12

Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head June 13-August 5

Boys and girls Club of Sheldon June 13-August 5

Fee:On sliding scale - see application form for details on daily time, cost and transportation availability.


TOREGISTER:Apply directly to the Boys and Girls Club atwww.bgclowcountry.org by May 6, 2016.




CAMP TREASURE CHEST – BEAUFORT:Camp Treasure Chest is a six week summer day camp for children and young adults with special needs. Campers enjoy music therapy, storytelling, games, sports, arts and crafts, trips to local businesses, bowling, and several field trips out of town. Campers must be eligible through South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs in order to participate. Lunch and healthy snacks provided. Applications are on a first come first serve basis due to the limited number of campers accepted.

Ages: 6-12 and 13-21 (separate sessions)

Dates: Session I for ages 6-12 –June 20-23; June 27-30; July 5-7,8:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. (no camp on Fridays)
            Session IIfor ages 13-21 - July 11-14; July 18-21; July 25-28,8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (no camp on Fridays)

Location: Beaufort High School

Fee:See application form for details on cost and transportation availability.


TO REGISTER:
Visit the SCDDSN website for an application www.ablefoundationbc.org (click Projects on left side of screen) or contact Erin Womack at 843-255-6292.




CAMP TREASURE CHEST – BLUFFTON: Camp Treasure Chest is a six week summer day camp for children and young adults with special needs. Campers enjoy music therapy, storytelling, games, sports, arts and crafts, trips to local businesses, bowling, and several field trips out of town. Campers must be eligible through South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs in order to participate. Lunch and healthy snacks provided. Applications are on a first come first serve basis due to the limited number of campers accepted.

Ages:6-12 and 13-21 (separate sessions)

Dates: Session I for ages 6-12 –June 20-23; June 27-30; July 5-7,8:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. (no camp on Fridays)
            Session II for ages 13-21 - July 11-14; July 18-21; July 25-28,8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (no camp on Fridays)

Location: Bluffton High School

Fee: See application form for details on cost and transportation availability.


TO REGISTER:
Visit the SCDDSN website for an application www.ablefoundationbc.org (click Projects on left side of screen) or contact Erin Womack at 843-255-6292.




THUMBS UP SUMMER PROGRAM: The THUMBS UP Summer Program provides a five-week session on Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 26th to July 29th for 20 youngsters (ages 6-12). The primary objectives of the Thumbs Up summer program are to maintain continuity of skill-building using Compass Learning software in math and reading, and to reduce learning loss over the long summer months for at risk students, particularly for those who are reading significantly below grade level.

Ages: 6-12 years old

Location: THUMBS UP location (Serving Beaufort Elementary, Port Elementary and Mossy Oaks Students)

Dates: June 26-July 29

Time: 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.


TO REGISTER:For more information, please contact Roslyn Brown at THUMBS UP @ thumbsupbft@islc.net.