• Heritage Christian Jan 2024

Science Summer Camps in Columbia, SC

Are you looking for a science summer camp for your kids? No matter what type of science your child enjoys, there’s a summer opportunity for it. Check out these summer science camps in Columbia, SC.

Science summer camps in Columbia, SC

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Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

SPONSORED (803) 765-2309 | 3000 South Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC

We invite you to join us from June 10th through July 26th for our Highlander Day Camps, or your choice of more than 100 specialty camps in arts, athletics, academics, and more for ages 2 through 12th grade. We are excited to welcome both Heathwood and non-Heathwood families for fun times on our sprawling green campus, just minutes from downtown. Please go to www.heathwood.org for more information on our camps. Hot Lunch Available Every Day!

Camp Burnt Gin is an overnight summer camp for children and teens with physical disabilities and chronic illnesses. DHEC operates the camp. Camp days are filled with various activities including arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming and boating, talent shows, campfire, and more.

Camp Invention

Camp Invention is a STEM Summer camp program happening in all 50 states encouraging students to find and solve problems while building confidence. There are locations in Greenville, SC and Columbia, SC.

2022 programs include: Robotic Aquatics, Spacecation, NIHF’s The Attic, Marble Arcade

Ben Lippen School: 7401 Monticello Road Columbia, SC 29203
Lexington Camp Invention: 116 Azelea Drive Lexington, SC 29072
Red Bank: 246 Community Drive Lexington, SC 29073
North Springs Elementary School: 1300 Clemson Road Columbia, SC 29229

A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School: 420 Westfield Street Greenville, SC 29601
Buena Vista Elementary School: 310 S. Batesville Road Greer, SC 29650
Southside Christian School: 2211 Woodruff Rd. Simpsonville, SC 29681

 

 

SC State Museum

| 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC

The SC State Museum has four floors of changing and permanent exhibits, a planetarium, a 4D interactive theater, and plenty of places for kids to play and explore indoors. The museum offers year-round programming and events to suit every learner.

Summer Camp: Week-long summer camps with natural history, astronomy, art, STEAM and more.

  • Ages 6 to 12
  • 8:30 am to 3:00 pm with extended day options to 5:30 pm

Historic Columbia Summer Camps

| 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC

Summer camps for kids 8 to 12 who love history.

2024 Camp Dates TBA

Heathwood Hall Summer Camps

| 3000 South Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC

Heathwood Hall offers a wide variety of summer camps for kids and teens including early childhood options, camps for teens, science, art, sports, and chess camps.

Children’s museum with multiple floors of hands-on fun and learning for children and their families. See our full review of EdVenture.

Birthday Parties: Birthday packages include all-day admission for guests and 180 minutes in a private party room.

Summer Camp: Summer Camps exist to ignite curiosity, discovery, and adventure in children ages 4-10. Camps are open to the public, and there are a variety of camps to choose from. Space is limited, and all campers must be potty-trained.

University of South Carolina Youth and Teen Summer Camps

University of South Carolina Youth and Teen Summer Camps offer camps for kids and teens in sports, music, dance, and academics including music, drama, sports, STEM, and lots more.

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics STEM Summer Camp

843.383.3901 | 401 Railroad Avenue, Hartsville, SC

Geared for rising 6-10th graders, STEM is The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Summer Camp for kids to grow as scientists and engineers.

2024 Dates:

GoSciTech Residential Camps –

June 16 – 21
June 23 – 28
July 7 – 12

GoSciTech Day Camps- (various locations)

June 10 – 13
June 17 – 20
June 24 – 27
July 8 – 11

GoSciTech Virtual Camps

June 17 – 21
June 24 – 28

Kids learn programming, robots, animation, and lots more through fun games. There are 7 locations near Columbia as well as a virtual class option. Ages vary by specific session and location, beginning at about age 6 up to 14.

 

“My son loves stem for kids sc! He’s learning a lot and absolutely loves going to class. I love that he’s learning valuable skills, and he loves that he gets to play games like Minecraft and use his creativity to build and create. The teachers are very invested in the kids and really care about their growth.” -Jen H.

Summer at Hammond

| 854 Galway Lane, Columbia, SC

Full-day and partial-day camps on a variety of topics including arts, sports, STEM, engineering, and academics.

2024 Registrations now open

Challenger Learning Center

803.929.3951 | 2600A Barhamville Road, Columbia, SC

Challenger Learning Center has several different camp options for children ages 7-18. Camps include Astronaut Academy, Robotics, Rocketry, Drones, Aviation, and more! Camps run various lengths.