Non-Stop Summer Camp Fun Right Here on Daniel Island
Spring has sprung, and before you know it summer will be here! Soon the kids will be out of school and will be looking for some non-stop action. Never before has there been so many high-quality, exciting summer camps offered right here on Daniel Island. Residents can choose from a wide variety of programs that will entertain youngsters all summer long. But be sure to sign up early as many of these camps fill up quickly!
Japan Karate Institute Summer Camps
Packed with tons of fun and exciting activities, Japan Karate Camps take place from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and feature daily karate instruction, educational programs at area parks, a day at a water park, visits to area historic sites, painting classes, karate tournaments with the other area Japan Karate Institute summer camps, pizza parties and much, much more! Visit www.japankarateinstitute.com for more information.
A day at the Camp Invention program is packed with hands-on activities, brainstorming, experimentation and unbelievable action! This camp develops creative thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills for kids entering grades one through six. This camp is held July 11 – July 14 at the Daniel Island School. Go to www.invent.org more information.
Island Adventure Camp at the Family Circle Tennis Center
Held every summer at the Family Circle Tennis Center, Island Adventure Camp is an excellent way for children ages 5-12 to stay active and entertained during their summer off. Running from early June through mid-August, the camp offers weekly, daily and half-day sessions. Children are grouped by age and partake in the following daily activities: tennis, soccer, nature’s best, daily specials and arts and crafts. The main objective is FUN and the camp staff designs the whole program around that one objective. Visit www.familycirclecup.com for more information.
HAL 3-In-1 Tennis Camp at the Family Circle Tennis Center
Available for all ages, this revolutionary training system will improve your hand-eye coordination. This fast-paced program makes hitting 5,000 balls a week fun, boosting confidence and improvement. Go to www.familycirclecup.com for more information.
Participants will learn and improve basic fundamentals and skills of the game. Emphasis on using the backboard, setting and rolling off picks, moving without the ball, defensive drills and foul shooting are just a part of what is covered during the week. K5 – 9th Graders welcome. This camp is held at the Daniel Island School Gym from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, dependent on age group. Go to www.charleston-sc.gov for more information.
Swim Lessons & Camps at Pierce and Scott Park Pools
A variety of swim camps and lessons will be offered this summer at the pools at Pierce and Scott parks. Group and private swim lessons are available for all ages. Each class will be taught by a Red Cross-Certified Water Safety Instructor. Call (843) 971-4405 for more information.
Boys Lacrosse Camp
Designed specifically for boys ages 6 – 14 who want to learn more about the sport of lacrosse and work on their skills and improve their game, this camp is for all skill levels. It takes place on the field behind the Daniel Island School from June 6 – June 9 (June 10 is a rain date) from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Go to www.charleston-sc.gov for more information.
Charleston Battery Day Camp
The Charleston Battery Day Camp is offered as a weeklong camp for boys and girls ages 5- 13. This camp is designed to develop the fundamental techniques of soccer in a fun learning environment. Campers can attend half-day, full-day or weekly sessions. A certified Athletic Trainer is on site throughout the duration of the camp. Go to www.charlestonbattery.com for more information.
Girls Hip Hop Creative Arts Camp
Girls ages 4 – 11 are invited to participate and learn hip hop moves, tumbling, stretching and basic dance steps. This camp also includes daily art projects and games. On the last day, a brief showcase will be performed for the parents. It takes place at the Daniel Island School gym from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Visit www.charleston-sc.gov for more information.
Summer of Discovery at Daniel Island Academy
This camp provides a fun-filled curriculum that offers a relaxed summertime “discovery” of interactive themes for children ages 1 to 6 years during June and July. Full-day, half-day and Mother’s Morning Out programs are available, and all students, including Summer-Only students, may enroll in weekly and monthly sessions based upon age and availability. Click on www.danielislandacademy.com for more information or to register your child.
Daniel Island Baseball Camp
Boys and girls ages 8 – 12 are invited to attend this camp held at Freedom Park (located behind the Daniel Island School) June 20 – 24 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Players will learn the fundamentals of baseball through instruction, drills and games. Click on www.charleston-sc.gov for more information.
Summer Camps at the Daniel Island Club
The Daniel Island Club offers a variety of summer camps for children of all ages! Junior Tennis Camp, Junior Golf Camp, Kid’s Camp and Kid’s Camp Plus will introduce the Club’s youngest members to the basic fundamentals of golf, tennis, fitness and swimming (activities vary between camps) in a fun and exciting way. Camps are reserved for members of the Daniel Island Club. Call (843) 971-3555 for more information.
Bishop’s Wrestling Camp
This wrestling camp from coach Paul Spence will take place at Bishop England High School’s gym on June 20-24 for students in third through eighth grade. A morning session (9 am – 12 pm) for novice wrestlers will focus on fundamental positions, basic setups, takedowns and more. The afternoon session (1-4 pm) is for experienced wrestlers, who will receive more in-depth and faster-paced instruction. Medals and certificates will be presented to outstanding campers. For more information, call (843) 425-9527 or email Pspence@behs.com.