Summer Day Camps (Descriptions)

Sports Fun Camp
Boys and girls can learn basic fundamentals of baseball, soccer, basketball and football in this day camp. But, will also play fun games such as kickball, volleyball, frisbee golf, table tennis, and horseshoes. Skill development, competition, team work and fun are the main objectives. Coach April Garner will instruct the campers. Snacks are provided but campers MUST bring a Bag Lunch.

DATES: May 30 - June 2 / Tuesday through Friday
LOCATION: Rec. Department Big Room, 1042 W. DeKalb St.
AGES: 6 - 12 years old
COST: $50.00   $5 reduction for each additional child                                        
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Pre-registration Required by May 24


Lugoff-Elgin Baseball Camp
Beginners through advanced players are welcome. Learn the fundamentals or improve your skills. Instructing the camp will be Randy Stokes, L-E High Varsity coach with local players assisting.


DATES: May 30 - June 1  Tuesday through Thursday
LOCATION: Lugoff-Elgin High School (Baseball field) - Hwy. #1 - Lugoff 
AGES: 6 - 13 years old
COST: $50.00 ($5 reduction for each additional child)
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – Noon 


Pre-registration Required by May 24


CHS Cheerleading Camp 
Instructing the camp will be the Camden High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleaders. They will offer both cheer and dance.  Girls will be divided into two ages groups, Ages 4 - 8 will learn cheer and Ages 9 - 12 will learn dance.  

DATES: May 30 - June 1   Tuesday through Thursday
LOCATION: Camden High School Gym  
AGES: 4 - 12 years old
COST: $45.00 (includes t-shirt)  ***$55 on site registration
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Pre-registration Required by May 24

 

 CHS Baseball Camp
Learn the fundamentals of baseball or improve your skills in this camp. Daily training sessions will include hitting, base running, sliding and all aspects of defense. Campers will get one-on-one instruction. Coach Denny Beckley of Camden High baseball and high school players will be instructing. The camp is open for boys or girls.

DATES: May 29 - June 2     Monday through Friday

LOCATION: Camden High School Baseball Field, Ehrenclou Drive 
AGES: 6 - 13 years old
COST: $60.00  ($10 reduction for 2 or more children) (includes t-shirt)
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – noon

Pre-registration Required by May 24

 

Lugoff-Elgin Softball Camp
This softball camp is held at the Lugoff-Elgin High School softball fields. Beginner through advanced players are welcome. Daily sessions will include defensive play, base running and hitting. Instructing the camp will be Lugoff-Elgin High Softball Coach James Marlow with local players assisting.

DATES: June 5 - 8     Monday through Thursday 
LOCATION: Lugoff Elgin High School Softball Field, use Richardson Road entrance
AGES: 6 years old to rising 9th grader
COST: $50 per camper (includes t-shirt)
HOURS:  9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.  


Pre-registration Required by May 31 

 

Summer Playground Program
Boys and girls ages 5-11 are invited to participate in our summer playground program. Playground programs are offered free of charge for elementary school age children and includes games, crafts, outside activities, field trips and more. Free lunches are provided through United Way Summer Food Program each site. Participants will need to pre-register by Thursday, June 1 to guarantee participation in the program (until maximum numbers are reached at each site- noted below.) On site registration WILL NOT BE accepted for any remaining spots @ each program site . You will have to go to the Recreation Department Main Office to register for any remaining spots. Birth certificates may be required for proof of age. Supervisors will be on duty on these dates and sites in the county.


MONDAY through THURSDAYS ONLY at ALL sites
June 5 - 29 and July 10 - 20  Camps will not meet the week of July 4 - 8

Bethune Community Center (30), 109 College St, East,  Bethune

Old Armory (40) - 1034 DeKalb Street,  Camden

Rhame City Arena (40) - 517 Bull Street,  Camden

Jackson School (60) 1730 Jefferson Davis Highway,  Camden

Luogff Middle School (40)  1244 Highway 1 South, Lugoff

Doby's Mill Elementary School (40) 1964 Fort Jackson Road, Lugoff


"Beyond the Court" Basketball Camp
This Basketball Camp is offered for boys and girls ages 6 - 17. The camp will teach the fundamentals of basketball and the aspects of life "Beyond the Court".  Emphasis will be placed on physical skills and techniques, proper training and conditioning, team sport, positive mental attitudes, healthy lifestyles and good sportsmanship as well as many other aspects.  The camp is instructed by Camden High Varsity Boys Assistant Coach Sterling Council along with other standout basketball players.   Space will be limited so make sure you sign up early!

DATES: June 5 - 7 - Monday through Wednesday
LOCATION: Camden High School Gym, Ehrenclou Drive
AGES: 6 - 17 years old
HOURS: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
COST: $60 per camper (includes t-shirt, lunch and sports bag)
 
Pre-registration Required by  May 31

 

Technical Soccer Camp
Technical Soccer Camp offers a fun & nurturing environment that is conducive to learning. The curriculum will cover technical development, technical functional training, scrimmages, and includes our 1001 touches program. "A" Licensed Director of Coaching for Liverpool FCA, Alan Riches selects his staff based on many factors such as their enthusiasm, soccer knowledge and capabilities and the ability to establish relationships. Each camper is treated as an individual with unique needs. The purpose of the recreational camp is to have fun while developing soccer awareness and skills for long-term growth. Its a game to enjoy, so we use laughter as just one measuring tool. The more serious player will undergo training that will encourage decision making within a competitive environment in order to maximize potential.

DATES: June 5 - 9       Monday through Friday
LOCATION: Kershaw County West Complex, 519 Whitehead Road, Lugoff
AGES: 6 - 18 years old
COST: $65.00 (includes t-shirt)
HOURS: 9:00 am - Noon


Pre-registration Required by May 31

 

Lugoff Elgin Basketball Camp
This basketball Camp is offered for boys and girls ages 5 - 14. The primary focus of this camp will be to teach young players basic basketball skills and fundamentals. The camp participants will also learn the concept of team play. There will be some scrimmage games and awards for free throw shotting, hustling, sportsmanship and more. There will be eight-foot goals for younger players. The camp is instructed by Lugoff-Elgin Varsity Head Coaches, Girls - Von Duncan and Boys - Garrett Knight, along with varsity players assisting.

DATES:  June 19 - 22 - Monday - Thursday
LOCATION: Lugoff-Elgin High School Gym
AGES:   5 - 14 years old
HOURS:  9:00 am - Noon
COST:  $60 per camper (includes t-shirt)

Pre-registration Required by June 14


Golf Camp
Learn the fundamentals of golf or improve your skills in this camp. Matt McCarley, PGA professional.  Beginners through advance golfers are welcome.

DATES: June 19 - 22 and July 17 - 20 - Monday through Thursday
LOCATION: Camden Country Club, Knights Hill Road, Camden
AGES: 7 - 17 years old
HOURS:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
COST: $85 per camper

Pre-registration Required by  June 14 or July 12


CHS Volleyball Camp 
This camp is for beginners through intermediate players. Beginners will focus on skill development and work toward game play. Intermediate players will refine their skills and work on more advanced team concepts. Players will be grouped by skill level. Instructing the camp will be Paige Wilson, Camden High Varsity with coaching staff and high school players. 

 
DATES: June 26 - June 30 - Monday through Friday
LOCATION: Camden High School Gym , 1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden
AGES: 8 & up (beginner - advanced)
COST: $60.00 (includes t-shirt) $5 reduction for each additional child
Hours: 9:00 am - noon

Pre-registration Required by June 21  

 

Lugoff-Elgin Volleyball Camp
The camp is for beginners through intermediate players.  Beginners will focus on skill development and work toward game play.  Intermediate players will refine their skills and work on more advanced team concepts.  Players will be grouped by skill level.  instructing the camp will be the current Lugoff-Elgin High Varsity Head Coach Katie Ham.

DATES: June 12 - 16 - Monday through Friday
LOCATION: Lugoff-Elgin High School Gym, Hwy 1 Lugoff
AGES: 9 - 14 (beginner - advanced)
COST: $60.00 (includes t-shirt) $5 reduction for each additional child
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  
Pre-registration Required by June 7

 

CHS Softball Camp
Learn fundamental skills of fast pitch softball or improve your skills in the camp. Daily sessions will include defensive play, base running and hitting. Instructing the camp will be Camden High Varsity Softball Coach Lynn Looney along with varsity and JV players assisting.

DATES: June 19-23 , Monday through Friday
LOCATION: CHS Softball Field behind Camden High School, 1022 Ehrenclou Drive 
AGES: 7 - 13 years old
COST: $50.00   
HOURS: 9:00 am - Noon  

 Pre-registration Required by June 14


Demons Football Camp
Daily training sessions will include all aspects of defense, offense and speciality techniques. Phases of the kicking game, the passing game, skill positions and line play will also be included.  Instructing the camp will be the Lugoff-Elgin High Varsity Football Staff and Varsity Players. No football equipment needed. Campers are asked to wear t-shirt, shorts and cleats as well as bring a water bottle.

DATES/HOURS: June 12 - 14, Monday through Wednesday / 5:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Lugoff-Elgin High School, Demon Stadium
AGES: 8 and up
COST: $50.00 per camper (includes t-shirt)
 
Pre-registration Required by June 7 

 Little Bulldog Football Camp 
Learn the fundamentals of football and improve your skills in this camp. Daily training sessions will include all aspects of defense and offense. Instructing the camp will be the Camden High football staff and players. No football equipment needed. Campers are asked to wear cleats and bring a water bottle. The camp is sponsored by Vonnie Holliday, a former Camden High School standout, as well as a NFL standout. 


DATES: July 24-27- Monday - Thursday
LOCATION: Camden High School Gym, 1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden 
COST: $35.00 per child (includes t-shirt)
AGES: 7 - 14 years old
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. - noon

Pre-registration Required by  July 21


Creative Art Camp
Join Jennifer Manuel and assistants for three days of creative fun. Participants will experience a variety of art forms and will be able to take home several pieces of their own artwork. Students will create drawings, paintings, and a variety of craft projects.  Materials will be provided.

DATES: July 17-19-  Monday - Wednesday
LOCATION: Recreation Department Small Room 
AGES: 6 - 12 years old
COST: $45.00 per child
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. - noon

Pre-registration Required by July 12

  

 Horse Riding Camp or Lessons
ThreeLevels of classes offered for those who would like to take group or individual lessons.  These classes meet one day a week for four weeks and the cost is $120.  Participants will become acquainted with the horse through grooming, tacking, and leading in the first level, working their way steadily towards jumping, horse show etiquette, conformation and rules of the show ring in higher levels.  Information listed below are for the camp dates (Monday through Friday each week).

CAMP DATES: (Beginners) June 5 - 30 (each week)
                                                             July 10 - 28 (each week)             
                                   (Advanced) June 12 -16
HOURS: 8:30 a.m. – noon
LOCATION: Voxton Farm, Camden
COST: $150.00                                                                               
AGES: 6 - 18 years old
REGISTRATION: one week in advance

You may attend your choice of half day camp at $150 a week or all day camp, (by appointment) at $275 a week.  Lessons are available which meet one day a week for four weeks at $120 per person (by appointment)


Camp Sun Fun
This day camp is offered for the developmentally disabled ages 6 to 21 in our local and surroundings counties. Activities include arts and crafts, active and passive games, swimming, dance and rhythm, field trips and more. Free breakfast and lunch is provided through the United Way Summer Food Program. Interested individuals can fill out an application at the Parks & Recreation Office.   

DATES: July 3 – 14 (will not meet July 4)
LOCATION: Recreation Department Big Room 
AGES: 6 - 21 years old
COST: $40.00 per camper (includes t-shirt)
HOURS: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Pre-registration Required by June 14

 

Soccer Camp
This soccer camp is open for boys and girls. Players will be grouped by age, size, and ability. Daily training sessions will include individual ball handling skills, partner skills, developmental games and much more! This fun-filled week is the perfect way to introduce players to the game of soccer and to challenge advanced players to improve their game. Players must wear shin guards and bring a water bottle and soccer ball. The instructor is Peter Wittig, who has 24 years experience coaching at the college, high school, and youth level. Coach Wittig's is the varsity boys soccer coach at Blythewood High School.

DATES: August 7 - 11 - Monday through Friday
LOCATION: Kershaw County West Complex,  519 Whitehead Road, Lugoff
AGES: 6 - 14 years old
HOURS: 9 a.m. - Noon
COST: $65.00 (includes t-shirt)

Pre-registration Required by August 2


CHS Wrestling Camp
This Wrestling camp offers instruction in the 3 major styles of wrestling: Greco Roman, Freestyle, and Folkstyle.  Our camp intends to develop atheltes in core fundamentals of each style no matter the skill level, from beginner to state qualifier.  Our camp's goal is to improve in all aspects of wrestling while establishing confidence, respect, and promoting high moral standards to all participants.  Camden High Varsity Coach, Joey Hendrix with coaching staff will instruct the camp.  

DATES: June 12 - 15, Monday through Thursday
LOCATION: Camden High School Gym, 1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden
AGES: Rising 3rd Grade to 12 Grade (ages 8 & up) 
COST: $60.00 per camper ($5 reduction for each additional child) (includes t-shirt) 
HOURS: 9:00 am - Noon

Pre-registration Required by June 7 

 

Summer Tennis Program
Boys and Girls with beginner to intermediate tennis skills are invited to participate.  Focus of program will be on basic tennis rules, on court play and skill development.  

DATES/HOURS:  June 5 - 29 / Mondays & Thursdays / 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

LOCATION:  Scott Park Tennis Courts

AGES:  8 - 16 years old

COST:  $25 per participant (includes t-shirt)

Pre-registration Required bv May 31

 

Technical soccer League (4 weeks):
In partnership with Parks & Recreation, the Technical Soccer League offers a fun and nurturing environment designed to be conducive to long term development.  The purpose of the league is to have fun while developing soccer awareness and skills for long term growth.  The structure will include two nights of training and a scrimmage day focused on developing over winning.  

DATES/HOURS:  July 6 - 29
                          Tuesday and Thursday Skill Session:  6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
                          Saturday morning scimmage games: 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

LOCATION:  KC West Complex, 519 Whitehead Road, Lugoff

AGES:  4 - 18 years old

COST:  $65.00 per camper (includes two t-shirts)

Pre-registration Required by June 28 (Times may be adjusted slightly based on numbers)

You may register at all camps online at www.kershawrec.com

Click on the red link "Click here for registration"