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.

ACADEMICS

Spartanburg Junior Writing Project 2018

Taking Flight: Empowering Minds to Read and Write

The Spartanburg Junior Writing Project is a unique writing-enrichment summer program, supported by the nationally-recognized Spartanburg Writing Project for teachers.  It gives students an opportunity to work with professional writers, poets, and story-tellers, using a writer’s-workshop approach to encourage stretching and sharpening of writing skills and creativity.  The camp employs SC certified Teacher Consultants and is a place to enjoy small-group instruction with other writers in grade level classes. It's the BEST thing that could happen to a young author!

Date: June 10-22, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: of Camp: USC Upstate Campus
Gender: Male and Female
Age: All students who will enter grades 3-12 in Fall 2018
Cost: $150

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For more information call: 864-503-5653.

ATHLETICS

Baseball Camps

Upstate Baseball Camp

The purpose of the camp is to teach fundamental baseball skills. This will include: hitting, throwing, catching, fielding and baserunning. Position specific fundamentals will be taught as well.  Emphasis is placed on using skills in game play.

Day Camp

Date: June 11-14, 2018
Location: Harley Baseball Park Map Location Harley Baseball Park
Participant ages: Boys ages 7-15
Cost:  $200

For more information contact:
Matt D. Fincher
Baseball Coach
864-503-5135

Soccer Camp

Scott Halkett Soccer Academy

Summer Full Day Camp I

Date: June 11-14, 2018
Participant Age: 8 – 15
Gender: Male and Female
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $230

Summer Full Day Camp II 

Date: June 11-14, 2018
Participant Age: 12 – 18
Gender: Male
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $375

Summer ID Camp  

Date: June 14-16, 2018 (3 day and 2 night overnight camp)
Participant Age: High School aged players only
Gender: Male
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $395 ($350 Commuter)

JR Elite Camp

Date: June 14-16, 2018 (3 day and 2 night overnight camp)
Participant Age: 10– 14
Gender: Male and Female
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $395 ($350 Commuter)

Residential Camp

Date: July 22-25, 2018 (4 day & 3 night overnight camp)
Participant Age: 9– 14
Gender: Male and Female
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $450 ($400 Commuter)

Summer Half Day Camp II

Date: July 23-27, 2018
Participant Age: 6– 14
Gender: Male and Female
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $165

Summer Full Day Camp II

Date: July 23-27, 2018
Participant Age: 8– 15
Gender: Male and Female
Location: County University Soccer Stadium Map Location to the County University Soccer Stadium
Cost: $230

 

For more information contact 864-561-0080.

visit www.scotthalkettsocceracademy.com

Scott Halkett - Head Coach Men’s Soccer

Softball Camp

During the week will we will work on fundamentals of softball by teaching defense in the morning, hitting in the afternoon and for the residence games at night. The instruction will be with our players and coaches at USC Upstate. 

Upstate Summer Softball Camp

Date: June 18-21, 2018
Participant Age: 8 – 18
Gender: Male and Female
Location: Cyrill Softball Stadium at USC Upstate Map Location to the Cyrill Softball Stadium
Cost: $325 for Resident and $215 for Commuter

For more information conact: 
Chris Hawkins 
Head Softball Coach
864-503-5171

Volleyball Camp

At the Middle School Camp, We will introduce the fundamental skills needed to play volleyball as well as introduce the rules along the way. This will be a slower pace camp that will teach the fundamentals but also teach teamwork while having fun with the game of volleyball.

At the Elite Skill Camp, will include elements of college training sessions. Campers will have the opportunity to compete while fine tuning their fundamental skills. Fundamentals of all positions on offense and defense are taught in addition to life skills such as respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, teamwork and the importance of education. Participants are grouped based on age and skill level.

Middle School Camp
Date:
 June 6-8, 2018 
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Age: Elementary/Middle School (age 8-12) 
Cost: $149

Elite Skill Camp
Date:
 June 6-8, 2018 
Time: 1 - 5 p.m.
Ages: 14-16
Cost: $169

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For more information contact: 
Jennifer Calloway
Head Volleyball Coach
864-266-1160

THEATRE AND DRAMA

Technical Theatre Camp

Technical Theatre Camp

In this camp we learn set design, lighting design, Prop design, makeup design, scene building and painting.

Date: June 4-8, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (day camp)
Location: HPAC Building/Theatre Map Location to HPAC Building  
Cost: $80 per person for grades 4-12, boys and girls.

For more information contact:
Rich Robinson
Director, Theatre For Youth. 
864- 503-5621 
rrobinson@uscupstate.edu

Movement and Dance Camp

Movement/Dance Camp

In this camp we teach warm ups, movement, dance and choreography. We learn dance pieces for musical theatre.

Date: June 4-8, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (day camp)
Location: HPAC Building/Theatre Map Location to HPAC Building
Cost: $80 per person, grades 4-12, boys and girls.

For more information contact:
Rich Robinson
Director, Theatre For Youth. 
864- 503-5621 
rrobinson@uscupstate.edu

Youth Summer Drama Camp

Youth Summer Drama Camp (in its 12th year)

Included in the camp are warm ups, voice and diction, audition techniques, acting, group building, technical theatre, blocking, character development and performing.

Date: June 11-16, 18-22, 2018 
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (day camp) 
Location: HPAC Building/Theatre Map Location to HPAC Building
Cost: $110 per week per student (discounts for 2 or more children)

Age is 2nd grade through High School seniors.

We perform three different plays, 1 for 2nd- 6th grade, 1 for 7th through High schools sophomores and 1 for High school juniors, seniors and graduates.

Rising 12th graders and graduates come for free.

Both weeks of camp are different.

Plays include:

  • The Yellow Boat (High school juniors, seniors and graduates) June 21 at 5:00 and 7:30 p.m.
  • How to Succeed in High School Without Really Trying (7th grade through High school sophomores) June 22 at 5:00 and 7:30 p.m.
  • Charlotte’s Web (second grade through 6th grade) June 23 at 6:00 p.m.

For more information contact:
Rich Robinson
Director, Theatre For Youth. 
864- 503-5621 
rrobinson@uscupstate.edu

ADDITIONAL CAMPS

Academic Outreach Camp

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 864-503-5985 or email special events for more information.