Summer Camps

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.

More than a Summer Camp:
We have been committed to providing memorable camping experiences that build healthy bodies, open minds, and rekindled spirits for all. We also offer programs for youth and families of Richland County. Come discover for yourself why we are the premiere camp in the Richland County area.

Arrival and Check-in Procedures:
Check-in is between 7:00 am-9:00 am on the opening of each day of summer camp. Please do not arrive early. You must sign your child in and out each day.

Programs and Fees:
Program Fees applies to all summer camp programs that require a fee. *IMPORTANT – Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. In order to reserve placement for your child(ren) payment must be made for each desired program session. You will not be refunded or credited for daily absences or missed field trips! No refunds, no exceptions! Fees will not be adjusted or refunded for absences, suspensions, early pick-ups, unanticipated calendar changes, closing due to weather conditions, or other emergency situations.

Late Pick-up fee: A late pick-up fee of $1 per minute per child, after 6:00 pm will be charged. Fees will be charged based on the time indicated on the center’s clock. Three (3) late pickups will result in expulsion from the program. Credit and Debit card payment is available. Checks or Money Orders must be made payable to Richland County Recreation Commission.

Registration:
At the time of registration, the following are due:
• Proof of age and/or grade (Progress Report, Report Card or Letter from School) depending on program
• Completed program registration form and activity registration form
• Two emergency contacts (other than parent/guardian)

If you have a more than one child that will attend our camp, the following discount will apply:

• First child – $90
• Second child – $80
• Third child – $70

Each child will still have to pay the registration fee.

Payments are due the Wednesday before the next session begins. Again, space is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Online payments will only be accepted after initial registration and the first session payment is completed. Camps that do not require a fee may only register for three sessions at a time.

 

SESSIONS DATES PAYMENT DUE
Session 1 June 17-21, 2019 June 12, 2019
Session 2 June 24-28, 2019 June 19, 2019
Session 3 July 1-5, 2019 June 26, 2019
Camp will be closed on July 4, 2019
Session 4 July 8-12, 2019 July 3, 2019
Session 5 July 15-19, 2019 July 10, 2019
Session 6 July 22-26, 2019 July 17, 2019
Session 7 July 29-August 2, 2019 July 24, 2019
Session 8 August 5-9, 2019 July 31, 2019
Session 9 August 12-16, 2019 August 6, 2019

SUMMER MANIA EXTREME

This camp runs from 7:00 am-6:00 pm for children ages 5-12 years old. You may drop your child off no earlier than 7:00 am and no later than 9:00 am. Each child must be checked in no later than 9:00 am. The session fee is $90. The session includes one week of camp. There is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $25 per participant. If you have more than one child, you must pay the registration fee for each child, however, you will receive a session discount for each additional child that attends our camp. The registration fee does not hold your child’s spot in the camp. Only the paid session fee along with the registration fee will secure your child’s place in camp.

Summer Mania Extreme Site Locations:

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 800 Polo Road, Columbia, SC 29223 (803) 736-1657
St. Andrews Park 920 Beatty Road, Columbia, SC 29210 (803) 772-6598

SUMMER MANIA SURGE

This camp runs from 7:00 am-3:00 pm for children ages 5-12 years old. You may drop your child off no earlier than 7:00 am and no later than 9:00 am. Each child must be checked in no later than 9:00 am. There is no tuition for this camp. However, there is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $25 per participant. If you have more than one child, you must pay the registration fee for each child. The registration fee does not hold your child’s spot in the camp as you must have all paperwork completed and obtain a membership card for your child if you would like for your child to stay past 3:00 pm. At 3:00 pm, your child will be scanned in as a member of the gymnasium and your child(ren) will be able to enjoy games and recreation.

Summer Mania Surge Site Locations:

Eastover Park 1031 Main Street, Eastover, SC 29044 (803) 353-7137
Friarsgate Park 1712 Chadford Road, Irmo, SC 29063 (803) 732-3220
Hopkins Park 150 Hopkins Park Road, Hopkins, SC 29061 (803) 783-9374
Killian Park 1424 Marthan Road, Blythewood, SC 29016 (803) 754-7980
Meadowlake Park 600 Beckman Road, Columbia, SC 29203 (803) 754-4463

SUMMER MANIA EXPLORE

This camp runs from 7:00 am-3:00 pm for teenagers 13-17. You may drop your child off no earlier than 7:00 am and no later than 9:00 am. Each child must be checked in no later than 9:00 am. There is no tuition for this camp. However, there is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $25 per participant. The registration fee does not hold your child’s spot in the camp as you must have all paperwork completed and obtain a membership card for your child if you would like for your child to stay past 3:00 pm. At 3:00 pm, your child will be scanned in as a member of the gymnasium and your child(ren) will be able to enjoy games and recreation.

Summer Mania Explore Site Locations:

Bluff Road Park 148 Carswell Drive, Columbia, SC 29209 (803) 776-8698

SUMMER MANIA SPORT

This camp runs for 4 weeks from 7:00 am-3:00 pm for teenagers 13-17. You may drop your child off no earlier than 7:00 am and no later than 9:00 am. Each child must be checked in no later than 9:00 am. There is no tuition for this camp. However, there is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $25 per participant. The registration fee does not hold your child’s spot in the camp as you must have all paperwork completed and obtain a membership card for your child if you would like for your child to stay past 3:00 pm. At 3:00 pm, your child will be scanned in as a member of the gymnasium and your child(ren) will be able to enjoy games and recreation.

Summer Mania Sport Site Locations:

Crane Creek Gymnasium 7405-B Fairfield Road, Columbia, SC 29203 (803) 754-1662