Charleston County Parks Summer Camps

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Do you have kids or grandkids visiting for a couple of weeks this coming summer?  If so, you can sign them up for one of the Charleston County 2016 Summer Camps.

Adventure awaits in the Summer Camp programs offered by your Charleston County parks! Our younger campers will enjoy the hands-on fun of Explorers Camp and Odyssey Camp, while older youth can explore a diverse assortment of outdoor activities at Adventure Camp, Teen Venture Camp, Sailing Camp, and our Junior Lifeguard Program. Designed to challenge, entertain, and inspire, our summer programs focus on developing physical, social, and decision-making skills while promoting self-confidence, environmental awareness, and, plenty of fun. We are committed to providing a positive and supportive summer experience for your child and you; come out and play with us!

Explorers Day Camp: Ages 6-9
Adventure Camp: Ages 10-12
Teen Venture Camp: Ages 13-16
Junior Lifeguard Program: Ages 10-16
Johns Island, Baptist Hill, and McClellanville Odyssey Camps: Ages 5-12
Junior Counselor Leadership Program: Ages 13-16
Camp Rise Above

Staff
Our staff is a carefully selected group of highly qualified individuals who are passionate about working with youth in a camp environment. Staff members are trained to assist in the development of self-confidence, cooperation, personal growth, and environmental awareness.

Collectively, the staff can confidently provide instruction and facilitation in:
Arts and craft projects, Canoeing, Challenge course facilitation, Environmental education, Group games, Kayaking, Leave No Trace principles, Lifeguarding, Mountain biking, Rock climbing, and Stand-up paddle boarding

Small group sizes allow counselors to provide individual attention in a group setting. All our staff are certified in first aid and CPR. Additionally, adventure and teen venture counselors are certified in wilderness first aid or wilderness first responder, while junior lifeguard counselors have Red Cross lifeguard training. The emotional and physical well-being of our campers is our top priority.

Registration begins February 1, 2016.  Click here to learn more about the camps and to register.

(Photo credit:  CCP&R website)

-Submitted by Tidelines Editor

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