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Animal Summer Camps in Columbia, SC

Are you looking for animal-themed summer camps in Columbia, SC? Kids love animals and these camps are made just for those kids. Kids can learn about and play with animals at these summer camps in Greenville, SC. Columbia, SC Summer Animal Camps

Find more summer camps in Columbia, SC!

Camp Chatuga

864.638.3728 | 291 Camp Chatuga Rd., Mountain Rest, SC

Camp Chatuga is a traditional overnight summer camp for children ages 6 to 16 years old. Camp lengths vary from 1-4 weeks. Activities include horseback riding, water-skiing, BMX bikes, arts and crafts, archery, animal care, and so much more!

Registration is now open for 2023. This camp will quickly reach capacity. Register now.

Riverbanks Zoo Camp

| 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC

Riverbanks Zoo Camps bring kids and nature face-to-face with animal interactions and more through themed and age-appropriate camps. Camps are for K5 through 6th grade. There is also an option for 3 and 4-year-old camps with an adult.

Furr Friends Summer Camp at Pawmetto Lifeline

| 1275 Bower Parkway, Columbia, SC

Animal care camps for kids ages 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. Kids will learn how to treat pets, how to care for animals, and lots more about the roles animals have.

2023 Summer Camps dates are:

June 13-16

June 20-23

July 11-14

July 18-21

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission

803.772.3336 | 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia, SC

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission offers a variety of summer camps offered for all ages and interest at the parks. Check the camp guide for fees, dates, times, and detailed information.  Registration forms should be returned to Crooked Creek Park or Seven Oaks Park. If you want to email your form, call the park for an email address.

Crooked Creek Park @ 803-345-6181

Seven Oaks Park @ 803-772-3336

Pong Gang offers equestrian classes year-round. Classes offered include Western riding, English/Hunter, Equestrian Vaulting, and a Tiny Tots class.

Summer Camp: Pony Gang is a private residential and day camp for girls ages 7-15 years old. The camp is focused on helping girls build self-confidence, self-awareness, and self-acceptance. Campers will spend lots of time outside. No horse experience is necessary. There are limited spots available so be sure to register quickly. There’s also an overnight option.

Sawyer Equestrian

978.857.8109 | 300 Saddlemount Drive Hopkins, Hopkins, SC

Classes: Sawyer Equestrian offers riding lessons all year for all ages and skills. Lesson ages begin at age 2 with private lessons for 3o minutes per week. Additional packages are available for hour-long lessons for older riders.

Summer/Winter Camps: Day camps are offered and involve grooming, tacking, riding, and horse education. Art projects are made and team-building games are played. Camps are available for ages 5 – 15.