USC Upstate Summer Camps

Summer Camps

The University of South Carolina Upstate offers a variety of summer academic and athletic camps for middle school, and high school students.

USC Upstate hosts summer camps beginning in June. The University has hosted a number of athletics camps, academic camps, science camps, junior writers camps and youth drama camps, just to name a few. As a host campus, USC Upstate offers both day and overnight options.


Academic Outreach Camp

The Academic Outreach Camp will introduce students to exciting and real world applications of mathematics and statistics. In addition, the students' teamwork and leadership skills will be honed and improved. 

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USC Upstate hosts a number of summertime athletics camps. For complete information on camps and dates, visit the USC Upstate Spartans website.


Technical Theatre Camp

Technical Theatre Camp

Date: June 7-11, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Location: HPAC Building/Theatre Map Location to HPAC Building  
Cost: $75 (Costume & makeup fees are included)

We will cover set design, set building, painting, lighting, costumes, makeup and props.

All Camps are for 8 years old through 18 years old.

For questions or to register for camp, please contact Rich Robinson at 864-680-1254 or

Drama Camp

Drama Camp (2 weeks)

Date: June 14-18, 2021 & June 21-25, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: HPAC Building/Theatre Map Location to HPAC Building
Cost: $110 per week (Costume & makeup fees are included)

We will produce 2 plays during the 2 weeks. Alice in Wonderland for the younger children and Outrageous Fortune for the older group. Ages 8-18 are welcome. We cover how to audition, blocking, theatre warm up, games and relationship building. The plays are June 24 (Outrageous Fortune) at 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. and June 25 (Alice in Wonderland) at 5;00 p.m.and 7:00 p.m. cost is $110 per week and discounts are given for families of 2 or more. For information please call Rich Robinson at 864-680-1254. This camp is in its 15 year and spaces are limited for this summer.

To save a spot for your child send a note in an envelope with your childs name and grade, your name, cell number to the address below:

Rich Robinson
Theatre department
USC Upstate, 800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Please send a deposit of $50. The balance is due on the first day of camp.

All Camps are for 8 years old through 18 years old.

For questions or to register for camp, please contact Rich Robinson at 864-680-1254 or


Sparty's Kids Camp

Watershed Summer Camps

If you are interested in hosting your summer camp on the USC Upstate campus, please contact Special Events at 864-503-5989 or email special events for more information.