Summer Camps

The Recreation Commission offers great summer programs which provide children and young teens with unique and affordable opportunities. Enjoy fun summer activities in a safe environment with trained staff. This summer we are adding an educational enrichment component in order to address academic needs of our campers. While continuing to provide fun recreational activities such as swimming, exciting field trips, and creative art & crafts projects.

Summer Camp Office:
7473 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223
Derrek Pugh, Programming Supervisor, (803) 741-7272, ext. 107

Staff Requirements for RCRC Summer Camp and Afterschool Programs

Directors and Assistant Directors –Must have a valid High School Diploma/GED and 3 years’ experience in child care or a valid Bachelor’s Degree. You must be able to provide proof of education and experience prior to employment (A copy of diploma/GED or degree).

Counselors – Must have a valid High School Diploma/GED and 6 consecutive months of experience in child care or a valid certificate from the Teacher Education And Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood Scholarship Program. You must be able to provide proof of education and experience prior to employment (A copy of diploma/GED or Certificate).

summer day camps

2016 SUMMER OF ADVENTURES CAMP

Summer camp are for ages 5-12

SUMMER OF ADVENTURES DAY CAMPS

Full Day Camp Sites: June 13-August 12; Monday-Friday: 7:00 am-6:00 pm; Price: $90/week; $25.00 registration fee

Experienced and trained DSS certified staff, fun recreational games, arts & crafts and serving healthy bag lunches and snacks to all sites. For more information or to register, call Derrek Pugh, Programming Supervisor, (803) 741-7272, ext. 107.

Summer Camp Sites:

Blythewood Park 126 Boney Road, Blythewood, SC 29016 (803) 691-9786
Caughman Road Park 2800 Trotter Road, Hopkins, SC 29061 (803) 783-0400
Forest Lake Park 6820 Wedgefield Road, Columbia, SC 29206 (803) 787-5000
North Springs Park 1320 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC 29229 (803) 736-6070
Polo Road Park 730 Polo Road, Columbia, SC 29223 (803) 736-1657

SUMMER AFTERNOON CAMPS

June 13-August 5 (8-week program)
Monday-Friday: 7:00 am-6:00 pm; Summer Afternoon: 12:00-6:00 pm
Price:
$55/week; $25.00 registration fee (Summer Afternoon)
7:00 am-12:00 pm: Free with a $25.00 registration fee per child
12:00-6:00 pm: $25.00 registration fee per child; $55.00 per week per child

Experienced and trained DSS certified staff, fun recreational games, arts & crafts and serving healthy bag lunches and snacks to all sites. For more information or to register, call Derrek Pugh, Programming Supervisor, (803) 741-7272, ext. 107.

Summer Afternoon Sites:

Friarsgate Park 1712 Chadford Road, Irmo, SC 29063 (803) 732-3220
Killian Park 1424 Marthan Road, Blythewood, SC 29016 (803) 754-7980
Meadowlake Park 600 Beckman Road, Columbia, SC 29203 (803) 754-4463
St. Andrews Park 920 Beatty Road, Columbia, SC 29210 (803) 772-6598

SUMMER OF ADVENTURES PLAYGROUND ADVENTURES

June 13-August 5 (8-week program)
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-1:00 pm Price: Playground (Free)

Experienced and trained DSS certified staff, fun recreational games, arts & crafts and serving healthy bag lunches and snacks to all sites. For more information or to register, call Derrek Pugh, Programming Supervisor, (803) 741-7272, ext. 107.

Playground Sites:

Bluff Road Park 148 Carswell Drive, Columbia, SC 29209 (803) 776-8698
Cross Roads Community Center 2750 McCords Ferry Road, Eastover, SC 29044 (803) 353-3266
Eastover Park 1031 Main Street, Eastover, SC 29044 (803) 353-7137
Gadsden Park Community Center 1668 South Goodwin Circle, Gadsden, SC 29052 (803) 353-3677
Hopkins Park 150 Hopkins Park Road, Hopkins, SC 29061 (803) 783-9374