The Recreation Commission offers great summer programs which provide children with unique and affordable opportunities. They will enjoy fun recreational activities such as swimming, exciting field trips, and creative arts & crafts projects in a safe environment with trained staff.
Summer Camp Office:
7473 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223
Derrek Pugh, Programming Supervisor, (803) 741-7272, ext. 107
V. Rene Franks, Afterschool and Summer Camp Coordinator, (803) 741-7272 ext. 119
Education & Experience Requirements for Summer Camp Employment:
Directors and Assistant Directors –Must be at least 21 years of age and have an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree or a valid high school diploma or General Educational Development Certificate (GED), with three (3) years experience as a caregiver in a licensed/approved/registered childcare facility and a plan to complete the Certificate in Child Development/Early Childhood or a DSS ABC approved credential/certificate/diploma/degree within three years. You will be required to provide proof of education if hired.
Counselors – Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid high school diploma or General Educational Development Certificate (GED) and at least six (6) months experience as a caregiver in a licensed/approved child care facility.