Out and About
Learn from the Pros! The Charleston Battery offers a range of fun summer camp opportunities from the week long soccer camp to the 10-week Charleston Battery Academy (2 hours per week). Camp is held at the Charleston Battery soccer complex on Daniel Island with lunch in the Three Lions Club! Call 843-971-GOAL or visit www.charlsetonbattery.com to find out which summer camp suits your child’s needs.
1990 Daniel Island Dr.
Charleston, SC 29492
Charleston Museum Mad Science & Museum Mania Camp
This full day camp is a combination of Museum Camp and Mad Science Camp. Begin your day exploring the collections of the Charleston Museum learning about Ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, pirates, and more. After lunch campers will mix it up with the Mad Science staff creating chemical reactions and building simple machines. Price includes crafts, activities, admission, and a snack (lunch not included). Reservations required. $130 for Members, $150 for Non-members. July 15 – 19. Call 722-2996 ext. 236 or register through our calendar of events on www.charlestonmuseum.org.
360 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Charleston Museum Summer Camp
Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history. Explore the collections of the Charleston Museum to learn about Ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, pirates, and more. Price includes crafts, activities, admission, and a snack. Reservations required. $130/Members, $150/Non-members. Call 722-2996 ext. 236 or register through our calendar of events on www.charlestonmuseum.org. Dates: July 15 – 19 and July 22 – 26.
360 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403
2013 RiverDogs Youth Baseball Camp is July 10-12. Join the Charleston RiverDogs players and coaches this summer to learn the game of baseball from future New York Yankees! The RiverDogs have a strong commitment to developing young talent in the Charleston area. That commitment begins with the strength of their coaching staff, all of whom believe that first and foremost, baseball should be FUN! Kids will learn introductory skills and reinforce the game’s fundamentals—hitting, catching, fielding, throwing and agilities. The camp runs daily from 9am – 1pm, each child will receive lunch daily, a camp t-shirt and a goodie bag. If your child is ready to learn about the game of baseball and have FUN, this is the camp for them!
Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park
Millie Lewis Models & Talent
Celebrating 34 years of success! You’ve heard about it! Sign up today for SUPER Summer Camp with Millie Lewis Models & Talent. Your children and teens are invited to attend a week long SUPER cool summer camp for modeling, etiquette, and building self-esteem! Full of fun and excitement and a photo shoot is included! Reserve your space today for the Kids Club- ages 5-10 or the Teens Club ages 11-17.
Each week long (M-F) surf camp session includes all gear, a Sol Surfers/ Billabong T-shirt, snacks, certificate of achievement, goody bag provided by Billabong, 6-1student/ instructor ratio to best meet each child’s abilities and comfort level. This package is most recommended for the young beginner/intermediate ages 8-15. New concepts are introduced each day. Instruction takes place on the beach and in the water. Technical skills are covered as well as safety and etiquette, wind, weather and water conditions, how to select gear and how to read the ocean and watch for the best ride! Camp hours are 9:00am-12:30pm @ E. 8thStreet Folly Beach. Shuttle is provided to and from the beach. Private and group lessons and birthday parties are also available and can be arranged by appointment.
Sol Surfers Surf Camp, LLC
1170 Lazy Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Fam Jam is a FREE family festival that celebrates homegrown family fun and the power of play with no sugar added! The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) and Fam Jam prove that being active can be fun by transforming Marion Square into a giant playground where families can enjoy fun-filled physical challenges, relay races, outdoor play and more! With obesity rates in South Carolina at an all time high, Fam Jam is a vital community outreach event that brings families together in a healthy, outdoor atmosphere. Saturday, April 20, 10am – 2pm Marion Square. FREE Admission.
25 Ann St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Kids Consignment Event - Kids Exchange of Greater Charleston, SC
The KX sale is a bi-annual ALL SEASONS children consignment sale & community event. Buyers, sellers and local charities benefit. Clean your closets, earn top dollar for your gently worn clothing – maternity – infant to teen, toys, books, furniture & more. The Ultimate Recycle, Buy, Sell Serve! A Locally Owned & Operated Family Business. BUSY MOM TAGGING & VALET SERVICES! Join our mailing list, visit us our website or facebook today.
Moms Run and Family Fun Day
Moms’ Run + Family Fun Day is 8am Saturday, May 11 at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island. This 10th annual event is a fundraiser for Postpartum Support Charleston. The event begins with a 5K run/walk followed by Family Fun Day with food, entertainment and activities for children. Race registration is $25; $30 for stroller registration (includes child T-shirt); $15 for children 10 and under. Prices increase May 1. Register by April 30 to guarantee a T-shirt, printed bib and race bag. For more information or registration details, visit www.ppdsupport.org.
Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
Walk in the footsteps of the original Charles Towne colonists at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site and explore Charleston’s beginnings. Visit the museum, history and garden trails, Animal Forest zoo, and board the 17th-century sailing vessel Adventure- all for one low price! To plan your day, visit www.charlestownelanding.travel.
Charles Towne Landing
1500 Old Towne Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
The Charleston Museum
Spend a day with your family at The Charleston Museum exploring their collection that includes a dinosaur, an Egyptian mummy, a polar bear, and so much more. Experience Kidstory, a hands-on exhibit where children can discover Charleston’s history and natural environment. They offer many children and family activities year round, including Toddler Days, Family Fun Events, and Kid Tours. Join us for events such as Brownie and Jr. Girl Scout Badge Workshops, Home School History Days, special workshops and even birthday parties. Hours: Monday- Saturday 9-5, Sundays 1-5.
360 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29403
843-722-2996 ext. 236
Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission
Let Yourself Go! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission strives to improve the quality of life in Charleston County by offering a diverse system of park facilities, programs and services. The large park system includes three land parks, two beach parks, three seasonally-lifeguarded beach areas, three dog parks, two landmark fishing piers, three waterparks, 19 boat landings, a climbing wall, a challenge course, an interpretive center, an equestrian center, cottages, a campground and a marina. The park system also offers a wide variety of recreational services – festivals, camps, classes, programs, and much more! Call 795-4FUN for more information or visit their website at www.ccprc.com.
Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) is the place where children and families experience the magic of hands-on learning. Come enjoy the Medieval Creativity Castle, Raceways, WaterWise, The Charleston Market, Lowcountry Pirate Ship, Infant & Toddler Playspace, Fire Truck, Awesome Art Room and the Children’s Garden. Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun.12-5.
25 Ann St. Charleston, SC 2940
Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center
The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center (DNLCC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving victims of child abuse and neglect in Charleston and Berkeley counties. Their mission is to keep children safe from abuse, and when abuse occurs, to work with our community to bring healing to these children and their families. By bringing together child protective services, law enforcement, medical, legal, educational, and mental health professionals, DNLCC provides a coordinated approach to helping children and their families at no cost. Since the opening in 1991, DNLCC has provided hope and healing to over 21,000 children and their families. Visit www.dnlcc.org to learn more.
1061 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
The Lowcountry Affiliate is the local partner for the world’s largest and most progressive grassroots network fighting breast cancer. Through annual events like the Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure®, they have invested more than $5 million in local breast health and breast cancer awareness projects. Seventy-five percent of net proceeds stay in the 17-county service area, while the remaining income goes to the national Susan G. Komen for the Cure to support research, and educational and scientific programs around the world.
South Carolina Aquarium
Dive into unforgettable memories with your kids at the South Carolina Aquarium! Explore the wildlife and wild places of South Carolina and Madagascar with interactive exhibits where you can see ring tail lemurs, feed stingrays, get up-close and touch animals in the Touch Tank, spot a rare albino American alligator in Blackwater Swamp, let your imagination set sail in the Something’s Fishy Play Zone boat and see the magic of the Sea Turtle Hospital with a behind-the-scenes tour. You won’t want to miss the daily dive shows, animal encounters and interactive programs! Explore the South Carolina Aquarium all year long with a Family Membership, plus family events, special savings and much more!
100 Aquarium Wharf
Charleston, SC 29401
Off to Neverland
Susan Patel’s passion is Disney! She is a graduate of the College of Disney Knowlege and she wants to help make your Disney vacation the most magical trip of your life! So when you think about your next trip, at Christmastime, Spring Break, or even next Summer, think Disney and Off to Neverland Travel.
Susan H. Patel