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arts & humanities 701 Center for Contemporary Art Printmaking and Drawing Workshop

Carolina Journalism Institute

701 CCA Drawing and Mixed Media Workshop

June 25-29. For middle and high school students. Five-day high school journalism summer camp, enhancing knowledge of editing, writing, designing and production techniques. $255 ($225 before May 16). Courtyard Marriot: 630 Assembly St. sc.edu/ cmcis/so/cji/index.html.

June 16-20. For ages 6-17. $125. 701 Center for Contemporary Art: 701 Whaley St. 701cca.org.

Carolina Opera Experience

June 9-13. For ages 6-17. $120. 701 Center for Contemporary Art: 701 Whaley St. 701cca.org.

701 CCA Drawing and Painting Workshop June 23-27, July 7-11. For ages 6-10, 11-17. $130. 701 Center for Contemporary Art: 701 Whaley St. 701cca.org.

701 CCA Drawing, Shading, Ink Wash Workshop July 14-18 For ages 6-10, 11-17. $125. 701 Center for Contemporary Art: 701 Whaley St. 701cca.org.

701 CCA Ceramics and Glazing Workshop July 21-25 and 30, Aug. 4-8 and 13 For ages 6-10, 11-17. $135. 701 Center for Contemporary Art: 701 Whaley St. 701cca.org.

Beyond the Notes String Chamber Music Workshop June 8-15. High school and college students focus on skills during this five-day intensive chamber music workshop focused on developing musicianship skills. $400. music.sc.edu.

Camp Half-Blood: A Percy Jackson Camp June 23-27, July 21-25. For ages 8-12. In the spirit of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, explore artwork inspired by the mythology of Ancient Greece and create your own artifacts. $160; $128 members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

regional camps Sponsored Listings

Falling Creek Camp Tuxedo, NC Yates and Marisa Pharr, Directors Falling Creek Camp is a traditional residential summer camp for boys, founded on Christian values. Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, we are a community of 312 campers and over 140 dedicated staff. Sessions range from 1 week to 4 weeks, for boys in grades 1-10. fallingcreek.com. Contact: 828-692-0262. mail@fallingcreek.com

Keystone Camp for Girls Brevard, N.C. Welcome to Keystone Camp, the oldest girls summer camp in the Southeast. Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains is a place for girls where friendships bloom, where adventure waits around every bend, where imagination and curiosity flourish, and where summers are sweet and live long in your memory. In this magical place, the only thing you have to be is yourself. Since 1916, Keystone Camp has encouraged and supported girls to become strong individuals. Teaching Keystone campers life-long skills and values in a fun and nurturing environment is the hallmark of the Keystone Camp experience. Keystone camp for girls strives to develop the total girl on an individual basis, offering excellent programs in horsemanship, daily horseback riding, tennis, land sports, water sports on two lakes, gymnastics, arts and crafts, dramatics, rock climbing and hiking in Pisgah National Forest. keystonecamp.com. Contact: 828884-9125. Office@keystonecamp.com.

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July 7-10. For grades 5-10. Learn the art of props, make-up, costumes, scenery and musical preparation; culminates in public performance. $190. 777-5369.

Carolina Summer Music Conservatory June 8-15. For grades 9-12. Intensive one-week training focusing on individual performance and chamber music. Master classes, chamber music coaching offered in wind, percussion, piano and voice students. Limited scholarships available. $450-$725. 576-5893, sepf.music.sc.edu.

Cartooning Creatures July 7-11 For ages 8-12. Go on an adventure around the CMA galleries—sketching, drawing, and printing animal-inspired cartoons and characters. Bring your drawings to life working with tech experts from IT-oLogy to use 3D printing. $160; $128 members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Columbia Children’s Theatre Advanced Acting Camp June 3-14. For grades 6-11. This two week intensive training workshop is designed for the serious actor and closely follows much of the curriculum of The American Academy of Dramatic Art. $250. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Columbia Children’s Theatre Improvisation for the Actor June 3-7. For grades 6-12. Will take young performers through the basics of creating short and long form improvisational scenes. $175. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Columbia Children’s Theatre You Oughta Be In Pictures Film Camp July 15-19. For grades 1-12. Campers will learn about acting for film as they work together to create an original short film that will be provided on a keepsake DVD. $200. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Columbia Museum of Art Photography Camp July 14-18. For ages 8-12. An exploration in imagery and learn a variety of photography and transfer techniques. $160; $128 members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Columbia Museum of Art Teen Academy: Drawing 101 June 16-20. For ages 13-18. Explore drawing in a variety of different mediums. Topics include a live clothed model, traditional human proportions, perspective, and still-life. $190; $152 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Columbia Museum of Art Teen Academy: Wearable June 23-27. For ages 13-18. Explore contemporary and traditional techniques and materials in jewelry making, textiles, and clay as wearable art in this fine craft studio course. $190; $152 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org..

Columbia Children’s Theatre Acting Up! Camp

Columbia Museum of Art Teen Academy: Sculpting with Clay 101

July 15-19. For grades 3-8. Students are exposed to more advanced acting challenges through the exploration and dramatization of age-appropriate literature. Camp ends with a performance. $175. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

July 7-11. For ages 13-18. Learn the tools of the trade with both additive and subtractive techniques. Explore clay through large scale handbuilding and learn the newest technology in 3D printing with ceramics. $190; $152 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Columbia Children’s Theatre Broadway Bound Tap Camp

Crooked Creek Park Fused Glass Camp

June 10-14, Aug. 5-9. For ages 14 and up. A week of upstyle musical theatre tap and kickline combinations that also features a brand-new “in the floor” a capella vocal-and-tap routine. $160. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Columbia Children’s Theatre Broadway Bound Tap Camp June 18-25. For ages 7-19. Work on upstyle musical theatre tap and kickline combinations, learning a routine that will be performed for family and friends at the end of the week. $115. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Columbia Children’s Theatre Fantasy Fun Camp July 8-12 For grades pre K-3. A perfect introduction to the world of theatre for early learners. Campers will explore the basics of creative expression, story telling and pantomime. Camp ends with a performance. $175. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest Acres: 3400 Forest Dr. 691-4548, columbiachildrenstheatre.com.

Columbia Children’s Theatre Glee Camp July 17-21. For grades 4-12. Are you ready to Gleek out? Light up the stage with show tunes and chart-topping hits in our very own Glee Club. $175. Columbia Children’s Theatre at Midtown Forest

July 7-11. For ages 5-18. Learning how to cut, shape, layer, and embellish your designs is an extraordinary experience. We’ll guide you through the basics, encouraging you to free your imagination as you select your design ideas, glass and embellishments. $165. Crooked Creek Park: 1098 Old Lexington Hwy. 345-6181, icrc.net.

Crooked Creek Park Stained Glass Window Camp July 7-11. For ages 5-17. Campers will create and design a full four-pane stained glass window. Children will be closely supervised as they learn how to cut glass, and create a bright whimsical original design. Grouting will be done on the last day. $165. Crooked Creek Park: 1098 Old Lexington Hwy. 3456181, icrc.net.

Creative in Clay July 21-25. For ages 8-12. Go on an artful animal safari all around the Museum—sketching, painting, and forming zoomorphic masterpieces. $160; $128 members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org..

EdVenture EDDIE’s Spring Break Camp April 14-18. For grades 3-12. Keep your child’s brain engaged during their vacation — activities, games, crafts and hands-on activities that will have your camper learning. $40 daily; $185 weekly; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 799-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Culinary 101 Camp

June 2-6, July 14-18. Ages 5-7. Campers will be guided through the culinary arts and introduced to flavor, cutting techniques, recipes and more. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Edible EdVentures Camp June 9-13, July 21-25. Ages 3-4. Campers will enjoy a unique week of using food to discover architecture, math and science. Campers will create delectable insects, devour their way through the layers of the earth and plant their own gardens. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Giggle Science Camp

June 2-6, July 14-18. Ages 3-4. Campers will experience the joy of scientific discovery by working directly with real lab equipment in EdVenture’s BioInvestigations Lab. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Storybook Smashup Camp

July 7-11. Ages 3-4. Discover the science, technology, engineering, and math hidden in the pages of your favorite children’s books. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Camp Chef June 16-20, July 7-11. For ages 11-12. Take your cooking and baking skills to the next level as you cook tasty treats and savory dishes. Campers will explore the science behind food, learn essential cooking methods and bring home recipes that the whole family will love. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Global Chef Camp June 23-27, Aug. 4-8. For ages 8-10. Texplore exciting global cuisine, discover the food cultures of exotic locations, and make our very own global dishes. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.425-7676, fineartscenter.org.

Girls Rock Columbia Dates TBA. Week-long day camp that exists to foster a community of girls ages 8-18 through music, performance, and various workshops. The program cultivates self-confidence, challenges gender stereotypes, and promotes positive female relationships, creativity, and leadership. Cost TBA. girlsrockcolumbia.org.

Gladys’ Time Travelers June 16-20. For ages 4-7. Follow the CMA’s beloved grasshopper, Gladys, through time on a tour of our galleries. Explore different time periods through art and document your travels by creating artifacts of your own. $135; $108 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Go Gladys Green! July 7-11. For ages 4-7. Hop all around the CMA galleries with Gladys and meet all of her animal friends. Use recycled materials to create your own insect-inspired pieces. $135; $108 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Heroes and Villains July 7-11 For ages 8-12. Learn the basics of comic book creation as you sketch, develop storylines, and ink your own comics. Gain basic design concepts and skills in figure drawing and perspective. $160; $128 members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Mad Platter Camp Van Gogh Go For ages 3-6, 7-9, 10-plus. Various week-long art camps in a variety of themes and topics. Visit website for complete listing. $75-$165. The Mad Platter: 3101 Millwood Ave. mymadplatter.com.

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Summer Programs Hammond offers a broad array of summer programs designed for every age and interest. Whether you’re seeking a full-day camp, interested in junior counselor training programs, or looking for supplemental academics, an athletic workshop, or want to try your hand at an art class, we’ve got something for everyone.

Summer Programs 2014

Our programs are available to students ages four-years-old through adult. If you’re a Hammond student, or simply interested in spending some time with us this summer, we invite you to apply. For more information on our Summer Programs, visit our website at hammondschool.org, or contact Kevin White, Director of Summer Programs, at 803•695•8624. HAMMOND School • 854 Galway Lane • Columbia, SC 29209 • 803.776.0295 • hammondschool.org free-times.com | Summer 2014

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arts & humanities math & science Redbird Studio & Gallery Summer Clay Camp

$108 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

June 9-12, June 16-19, June 23-26, July 7-12, July 14-17, July 21-24, July 28-31. For ages 5-15. Camp Includes: Hand building and the pottery wheel. Other activities: painting, drawing, games, snack and making your own camp T-shirt. $150. Redbird Studio and Gallery: 2757 Rosewood Dr. 727-2955, redbirdstudioandgallery.com.

Town Theatre Camps

Re-Purposed July 14-18. For ages 8-12. Find inspiration by incorporating recycled and found materials into your art, exploring both 2D and 3D techniques. $160; $128 members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

Seven Oaks Park Arts Camp June 25-27. For ages 6-13. Basic drawing, pen and ink drawing, basic watercolor and advanced watercolor, basic acrylic, basic oil, pastel, oil and chalk, as well as 3-D art. Supplies are provided for all classes. $85. Seven Oaks Park: 200 Leisure Lane 772-3336, icrc.net.

South Carolina Summer Dance Conservatory Ballet Intensive July 13-Aug. 1. For students 11 years and older. Designed for students pursuing excellence in ballet technique and artistry. $2,500 residential; $1,400 commuter. University of South Carolina Band and Dance Hall: 324 Sumter St. 777-7264, artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance.

South Carolina Summer Dance Conservatory Jazz & Contemporary Intensive July 13-Aug. 1. For students 11 years and older. Designed for students pursuing excellence in jazz and contemporary training. $2,500 residential; $1,400 commuter. University of South Carolina Band and Dance Hall: 324 Sumter St. 777-7264, artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance.

South Carolina Summer Dance ConservatoryPrincess Camp June 16-20, June 23-27. For ages 4-6, 7-10. Classes include a variety of dance forms such as classical ballet, jazz, contemporary dance, and musical theatre, as well as special classes in acting, make-up, and dance arts and crafts. $210. USC Dance Program Studios: 324 Sumter St. 777-7264, artsandsciences.sc.edu/dance.

Southern Pottery Camps begin June 9. Visit websit for schedules. southern-pottery.com.

Symphonic Safari June 23-27. For ages 4-7. Feel the rhythm of the jungle in this music-inspired camp. Look high and low for furry and slimy friends in the museum and create your very own musical instruments and works of art inspired by the animals you find. $135;

June-July. Various ages. Several camps available , mostly revolving around acting and theatre. Theatre: 1012 Sumter St. 799-2510, towntheatre.com.

Trustus Theatre June 9-Aug. 8. Camps for grades 3-12. trustus.org.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Graphic/Digital Design

June 8-13, July 6-11. For grades 9-12, 6-9. Create original graphic design pieces with edge and impact using the industry standard tools in the Adobe Creative Suite. Partial scholarships available. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Law & Crime June 22-27. For grades 6-9. Learn about concepts of the court system, criminal investigation, defense and prosecution. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina School of Music Drum Major Clinic June 19-21. For high school students. Instruction and leadership classes, with an emphasis on developing fundamentals and advanced field conducting techniques. $99. University of South Carolina Band and Dance Hall: 324 Sumter St. 777-4278.

University of South Carolina String Project Summer Day Camp July 14-18. For ages 8-14. Daily group music instruction culminating with a Friday afternoon concert. $125. University of South Carolina String Project: 851 Park St. 777-9568, music.sc.edu.

University of South Carolina Summer Drama Conservatory June 7-27. For grades 1-12. Providing aspiring theatre artists with a challenging, stimulating and fun training and performance experience. Four age divisions. $200-$600. 777-1277, artsandsciences.sc.edu/thea.

Walk Like an Egyptian June 16-20. Learn to walk like an Egyptian all around the CMA galleries! Crack the Pharaoh’s code and create your own papyrus scroll. $160; $128 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org..

What’s Your Story June 16-20. For ages 8-12. Learn how the pros write and illustrate picture books. $160; $128 for members. Columbia Museum of Art: 1515 Main St. 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org.

EdVenture’s Camps

are Really Cool!

Take a break from the ordinary and dive into something Ed-traordinary! EDDIE’s Camps feature exciting games, crafts and hands-on activities that will have your camper learning and loving it! Spaces are limited! Register early.

Spring Break Camp: April 14-18. Summer Camp: June 2-August 8. Register at www.edventure.org

Challenger Center Astronaut Academy June 9-12. For ages 8-12. Explore robotics and rocketry and aviation as you prepare for your first mission! Campers will construct a robot and a model rocket with an engine that they can keep after launch. They will also fly a full Space Mission, visit the e-Planetarium, and fly planes with our flight simulators. $180. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Intro to Aviation June 9-10, June 11-12. For ages 11-14, 14-18. $75. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Aviation Academy June 2-5. For ages 11-14. Let our certified flight Instructor guide you through pilot training lessons on our flight simulators. $75. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Intermediate Aviation June 23-24. For ages 11-18. Let our certified flight Instructor guide you through pilot training lessons on our flight simulators. $75. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Advanced Aviation June 25-26. For ages 11-18. Let our certified flight Instructor guide you through pilot training lessons on our flight simulators. $75. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Center Intro Robotics Camp July 14-15. For ages 9-14. Camp participants will build robots to keep. $100. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Center Advanced Robotics Camp July 16-17. For ages 9-14. Camp participants will build robots to keep. $100. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Center Advanced Robotics Camp July 24. For ages 9-14. Camp participants will build robots to keep. $50. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Intro Rocket Camp June 16-17, June 23-24. For ages 11-14, 14-18. Be a rocket scientist! Learn how to build and launch rockets! $75. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Intermediate Rocket Camp June 18-19, June 25-26. For ages 11-14, 14-18. Be a rocket scientist! Learn how to build and launch rockets! $75. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Rocket Fundamentals July 22. For ages 8-11. Be a rocket scientist! Learn how to build and launch rockets! $35. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

Challenger Learning Center Advanced Rocket Camp July 23. For ages 11-18. Be a rocket scientist! Learn how to build and launch rockets! $35. The Challenger Learning Center of Richland School District One: 2600A Barhamville Rd. 929-3951, thechallengercenter.net.

EdVenture MakeShop BreakShop! Camp

June 2-6, July 14-18, July 28-Aug. 1. Ages 5-7. Learn how to make your very own bath supplies and the science behind them. Campers will make bath crayons, masks, scrubs, bubble bath, soaps, and even perfumes. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Spa Science Camp

June 2-6, July 7-11. Ages 8-10. Campers will use real tools to bring their unique ideas to life. Learn all about electronics, circuitry, and how we can bring all of these scientific ideas together to create art. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 7793100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Five-Alarm Fire Camp

June 2-6, July 28-Aug. 1. Ages 11-12. campers will visit the South Carolina Fire Academy and participate in a real recruit school. A graduation ceremony will be held at the end of the week. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture The Living World Camp

June 9-13, July 7-11. Ages 5-7. Young investigators will take a closer look at the microbes all around them. Campers will learn to use a microscope, make DNA bracelets, and explore cellular structures and more. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Four-Alarm Fire Camp

June 9-13. Ages 8-10. Campers will visit the South Carolina Fire Academy and participate in a real recruit school. A graduation ceremony will be held at the end of the week. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Four-Alarm Fire Camp

June 9-13, July 14-18. Ages 11-12. Creativity comes together in our unique makeshop where campers learn to use their noggins to solve a series of everyday problems. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Mini-Makers Camp

June 16-20, Aug. 4-8. Ages 3-4. Campers will unleash their imagination in this fun week of creative thinking as they make things, take them apart, and share their knowledge. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Three-Alarm Fire Camp

June 16-20, July 21-25, Aug. 5-7. Ages 3-4. Take a seat on our 24-foot fire truck during this sizzling week of firefighting fun. Three-alarm campers will learn the science behind fire behavior, how to be safe around fire, what to do during a fire, and how to call 911. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Bio Lab Detective Camp

June 16-20. Ages 8-10. Campers will learn to properly and safely use various medical and scientific lab equipment including microscopes, micropipettes, and sphygmomanometers. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

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Camp out with me at 701 CCA Summer Art Workshops June 9 – August 9, 2014 9 am – 1 pm Ages from 6 – 17

Variety of workshops for young artists Drawing · Painting · Ceramics New workshops each week Materials included with each workshop. All skill levels welcome at every workshop! For more information and to register visit www.701cca.org Panda by Marius Valdes

Celebrating Young Artists

August 17, 2014

Join us at 701 Center for Contemporary Art for our end of summer festival to celebrate young artists in our community! The event will showcase selected works from each young artist attending our 701 CCA Summer Art Workshops in an exhibition in the Market at 701 Whaley. Come celebrate the arts with art making, games, music and much more! free-times.com | Summer 2014

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math & science EdVenture Where the Wild Things Are Camp

Building Bridges through Values and Leadership

Weekly Day Camp June 9 - August 15

Early Drop Off & Late Pick-Up Available JCC Member Discounts* Early Bird & Sibling Discounts*

Dynamic Programs for Campers

3 Years Old - Rising 9th Graders (including leadership training for our older campers) *Registration Forms Online jcccolumbia.org or Call (803) 787-2023 ext. 206

professional staff | safe, nurturing environment daily swimming | youth fitness | field trips for older campers

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center 306 Flora Drive, Columbia 29223

June 23-27. Ages 3-4. Campers will investigate natural habitats and the organisms living right outside their door. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Camp Make!

June 23-27. Ages 3-4. Devoted to exploration and creativity. Your little tinkerer will experience what it’s like to design and create their very own products. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture BioGene-ius! Camp

June 23-27, Aug. 4-8. Ages 11-12. Campers will learn to properly use professional lab equipment to perform advanced DNA discoveries as they make DNA models, breed fruit flies and predict the traits of their offspring, and analyze their very own genome. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Robotastic MMXIV Camp

July 14-18. Ages 8-10. Explore robotics technology in our new and improved robotics camp! Kids will use laptops throughout the week as they build and program their very own robot. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Molecular Munchables Camp

July 21-25. Ages 8-10. Your camper will use real lab equipment to take a closer look at kitchen science and dissect their diet, including its effects on their body. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 7793100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Molecular Munchables Camp

July 21-25. Ages 11-12. Explore the science beneath our planet’s crust. Experiment with the formation and qualities of rocks common to our planet, delve into garbology as we think about where our trash goes and how we can reduce our carbon footprint, and explore paleontology and archaeology. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture Up in Smoke Camp

July 28-Aug. 1. Ages 3-4. Your camper will use real lab equipment to take a closer look at kitchen science and dissect their diet, including its effects on their body. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

EdVenture The Science of Art Camp

USC String Project Summer Camp July 14-18, 2014 We promote the excitement of developing skills on an orchestral stringed instrument! Daily group music instruction culminates with a concert. Open to all school-aged students with a minimum of one year of experience. $125 For more information and to register: www.sc.edu/music/summer-string-project 813 Park Street, Columbia, SC 29208 uscsp@mozart.sc.edu / 803-777-9568

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July 28-Aug. 1. Ages 8-10. We’ll be discovering the physics of mechanical waves when investigating music and sound. Campers will delve into electromagnetic waves and discover their place in the world of visual arts. $195; extended sessions add $50 per week. EdVenture Children’s Museum: 211 Gervais St. 779-3100, edventure.org.

Engineering for Kids Electronic Game Design: Invader Defense Game July 7-11. Campers use Multimedia Fusion 2 to create their own video game from start to finish. Whether firing marshmallows or missiles, young game designers will program characters to survive waves of enemy attacks in order to reach each level. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 5749198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids Game Design: Racing Games

their cars compete. At the end of the class, campers take home a copy of the game they create. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids The Engineering of Food July 14-18. Campers will create their very own food production company. Girls only. You know, because boys don’t cook. Right? $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids Heroes Week

July 7-11. To protect the world and save mankind in the process, campers will join a league of heroes and compete in engineering-related challenges, such as saving an ecosystem from a potentially lethal oil spill. Only one group will end the week as the ultimate league of super heroes. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids LEGO How Amusing

June 16-20. With the goal of creating the most fantastic theme park experience ever, campers compete on teams in engineering-related contests. At the end of the week, only one team will win the prestigious honor of having created the world’s next great amusement park. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids LEGO Mindstorm June 16-20. Using LEGO Robotics, campers design, program, and control fully functional robotic models in a series of real-life activities. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids LEGO Rescue Mission June 23-27, July 21-25. Using LEGO Robotics, computers and teamwork, campers design and program robots to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and retrieving targets. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids Momentum Madness July 14-18. Campers work with their Pit Crew to design and build vehicles, such as dragsters and hovering levitrons, able to withstand astonishing speeds. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Engineering for Kids Survivor: Engineer’s Cove June 23-27, July 21-25. Stranded on an abandoned island, surrounded by danger, darkness, cold temperatures and wild animals, campers compete as tribes in engineering-related challenges to survive and eventually escape the harsh island conditions. $220; $130 half day; $115-$200 members. South Carolina State Museum: 301 Gervais St. 574-9198, engineeringforkids.net.

Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics GoSciTech Summer Camp June 15-21, June 22-28, July 6-12, July 13-19. For grades 8-10. Courses offered include, but are not limited to: Game Theory, Science of Music, Engineering, the Search for Life Out There, CSI, Codes & Cryptography, Marine Biology, and Science & the Law. $725. scgssm.org/goscitech.

July 14-18. Campers use Multimedia Fusion 2 to create their own video game. Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which

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SOCCER CAMPS 2014 Mark Berson’s

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Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics iTeams Summer camp July 21-24. For grades 7-8. Inspires students to pursue careers in the fields of computer science, technology and entrepreneurship through handson, team-based projects. Free. Lexington Technology Center: 2421 Augusta Rd. Richland County dates and location TBD. scgssm.org/programsclubs/iteams.

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The 4th annual Carolina Opera Experience 2013

Weekly educational camps for children. Multiple locations. 2014 dates TBD. 739-2122, http://midlands.madscience.org.

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University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Pharmacy June 8-13. For grades 9-12. Discover what it takes to become a pharmacist. You’ll see that pharmacists work in communities, in educational institutions, for drug manufacturers, for hospitals, and with nuclear medicine to build patient records and medical files. Partial scholarships available. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

Presented by Opera at USC and FBN Productions, Inc. A day camp at of South Carolina School ofInc. Music Presented byUniversity Opera at USC and FBN Productions, A day camp of South Carolina School of Music th at University th For rising 5 -10 graders Faculty: Ellen Douglas Schlaefer: Director of Opera Studies, USC School • $35 non-refundable deposit (or full fee of $185) of Music, Anna Dragoni: dance, musical theatre, John Valerio: composer, pianist, Opera Camp highlights: DMA Temple University and Members • Classes in the making of an opera and graduates of Opera at USC • Acting workshops • Singing instruction Fee Deadline: July 1st USC School of Music, Opera at USC • Performance opportunities Carolina Opera Experience, • Exploration of plot, setting, and 813 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29208 characters of opera

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Aviation— Learn to Fly, Be a Pilot June 15-20, July 13-18. For grades 6-9, 9-12. Go through a pilot training course taught by a certified flight instructor where you will learn the same information and perform the same flight maneuvers as a student pilot going through flight school. Partial scholarships available. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Robot Programming with Scratch June 15-20. For grades 6-9. Learn how to program robots using the Scratch programming environment. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

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June 15-20. For grades 6-9. Dive into the world of physics by studying matter and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Computer Gaming June 22-27, July 6-11. For grades 9-12, 6-9. Use Adobe Flash to learn the skills behind graphics, modeling, animation, multi-level game design, artificial intelligence and basic programming techniques. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Neuro science June 22-27. For grades 9-12. You will cover the basic concepts in neuroscience with an emphasis on the relationship of brain to behavior. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Medicine: Cardiology June 22-27. For grades 10-12. Unravel the mysteries of the heart from its development to its disease processes and novel ways to treat these including the use of tissue engineering and stem cells. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Health Sciences/ Professions

July 6-11. For grades 6-9. Explore a variety of health professions to determine which area you might like to pursue. Learn about the work of doctors, nurses, and physical and occupational therapists and master the basic anatomy of the human body. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Vex Robotics July 6-11. For grades 6-9. Learn how robots think, sense, and function before designing and building one using the Vex Robotics Design System. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures in Engineering & Computing July 13-18. For grades 9-12. Learn about different types of engineering and computer science, and what engineers and computer scientists really do. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

University of South Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series: Adventures of Medicine: Functional Anatomy July 13-18. For grades 10-12. You will work with a variety of clinicians, athletes and artists who will share their passion for their career choice but most importantly share with you why understanding functional anatomy is crucial. $975 residential; $575 commuter. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/adventures.

sports & recreation Chapin Football Camp

Three Age Groups 3-6 • 7-9 • 10 & up Classes Start in June

July 21-24. For ages 8-16. Camp includes instruction on individual techniques of offensive line play, quarterback/running back play, receiver play, defensive line play, linebacker play, and defensive back play plus all phases of kicking. $70. Venue TBD. icrc.net.

Chapin Rugby Camp June 23-27. For ages 9-14. The objective of the camp is to teach basic fundamentals of rugby, provide a competitive environment, teach teamwork, and provide an end of the week mini tournament for participants. $100. Crooked Creek Park: 1098 Old Lexington Hwy. 345-6181, icrc.net.

Dawn Staley Basketball Academy 2014 Summer Camps June 16-19. For girls grades 6-12. Intense basketball instruction, development and competition designed to develop and improve campers’ individual basketball skills. $250. 777-0371, dawnstaleybasketballcamp.com.

Dawn Staley Basketball Academy Little Gamecock Day Camp June 23-26. For grades 1-5. Two-day camp designed to provide the necessary skills foundation in a positive and fun environment. $175; $100 half day. 777-0371, dawnstaleybasketballcamp.com.

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JOIN US THIS SUMMER! Camps Available from June 2nd–August 1st with Full Day & Extended Care Options. Heathwood Hall offers an extensive summer program for students age 3 through 12th grade: ADVENTURE: Kayaking, Climbing Adventure & Adventures Abound • ACADEMICS: Chemistry, Math Matters, Algebra/Algebra Prep, SAT Math Prep, Study Skills, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Students & College Essay Workshop • ATHLETICS: Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball, Archery, Volleyball, Cheer, Dance, Fencing & Football • ARTS & SCIENCE: Fancy Friends, Artists in Action, Garden Sprouts, Robotics, American Girls, Mythbusters, Chess, Comic Book Creations, Cake Decorating, Leadership Skills, ABC’s of Etiquette, Safe Sitter, Critter Camp, Storybook Adventure, LEGO City, Video Game Creation, Book Buddies, Graphic Novel Workshop, Video Editing & Graphic Arts Come join the fun! Register online at www.heathwood.org/summer. Questions? Call 803.231.7710 or email camps@heathwood.org.

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FUN FOR A SUMMER... MEMORIES FOR A LIFETIME! Summer Resident Camp for boys and girls ages 6-14 with one and two week sessions.

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sports & recreation Frank Martin Basketball Camps

Gamecock Swimming Training Camp

Various camps for various age and skill levels. Visit website for details. frankmartinbasketballcamps.com.

June 21-24. For ages 8-18. Training focuses on intensive conditioning, thorough instruction and analysis of all four strokes. $545 residential; $495 commuter. gamecockswimcamp.com.

Gamecock Baseball Youth Day Camps June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27, July 7-11. For ages 7-12. Through individual instruction, group instruction and game experience, the camp will aid each participant in developing their baseball skills. Campers will work on hitting, throwing, fielding, base running and basics of baseball. $250. Carolina Stadium: 431 Williams St. southcarolinabaseballcamps.com.

Gamecock Baseball Skills Camp July 11-13. For ages 13 and up. This camp will focus on the development of each player’s offensive and defensive abilities along with the opportunity to showcase the camper’s skills in live games. Players will be broken down and evaluated individually and coached through drill work and games.$325. Carolina Stadium: 431 Williams St. southcarolinabaseballcamps.com.

Gamecock Swimming Starts, Turns & Breakouts Camp

Gamecock Volleyball Gamebock Academy April 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28. For grades 6-12. Gamecock Academy will feature advanced instruction mixed with tons of repetition that will help you prepare for your next championship season. $30 a session. scvolleyballcamps.com.

Gamecock Volleyball Volley-School May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. For ages six 6-10. This camp will cover all basic fundamentals of the game while having a great time playing volleyball with the Gamecocks! Have fun, play games and enjoy new and exciting ways to learn the game of volleyball. $30 a session. scvolleyballcamps.com.

Gamecock Volleyball Elite Skills Camp July 14-15. Designed for elite level volleyball players who want to prepare for collegiate volleyball. $180. scvolleyballcamps.com.

Gamecock Volleyball Skill Academies

June 19-21, June 24-26. For ages 8-18. Focuses specifically on the highly athletic motions and fundamental biomechanics of starts, turns, and breakouts. $345 residential; $320 commuter. gamecockswimcamp.com.

April 29, May 6, 13, 20 and 27. For intermediate and experienced levels. Choose from Hitting Academy, Setting Academy or Libero Academy. $15 a session. scvolleyballcamps.com.

Gamecock Swimming Technique Camp

Various dates in June. Camps for various age and experience levels. Designed for beginner to intermediate golfers. 1080 Mt Vernon Church Road; 781-2063, georgebryangolfacademy.com.

June 21-24. For ages 8-18. Designed to teach fundamental and advanced stroke skills for all four strokes. Swimmers will learn new techniques to make their swimming easier and faster. $545 residential; $495 commuter. gamecockswimcamp.com.

George Bryan Golf Camps

Kelllie Herndon Soccer Camp

Plex Summer Camps

July 15-18. For ages 4-5, 6-18. Includes game fundamentals, individual skills, tactics, shooting, passing, dribbling, and trapping. Campers should wear cleats and bring tennis shoes, a soccer ball and a water bottle. $70; $83 nonresident. Crooked Creek Park: 1098 Old Lexington Hwy. 345-6181, icrc.net.

Dates TBA. Activities include ice skating, skateboarding, archery, swimming, water park trips, bowling, golf, zoo trips, rock climbing, public library trips, daily arts & craft projects, movies, miniature golf, canoeing, horseback riding, disk golf, tumbling, Zumba, line dancing and trips to the park. Sports camps include soccer, ice hockey, inline hockey, basketball, football, skateboarding, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, broomball, archery, golf, gymnastics, cheerleading, karate, tae kwondo and karate. Visit website for full listings. $125 per week. plexindoorsports.com.

Mark Berson Carolina Soccer Camp June 23-27, July 28-Aug. 1. For boys ages 5-16. Designed to teach individual skills, tactics, and fundamentals of team play. $270; $160 half day. markbersoncarolinasoccercamp.com.

Mark Berson Carolina Soccer Identification and Super Elite Camp

Seven Oaks Park Fishing Camp

June 27-29, Aug. 1-3 For boys ages 14-19. Includes special and exclusive sessions in the areas of soccer nutrition, strength, conditioning and agility training, proper pre-game and post game warm-up routines, along with videotape analysis of each player in matches. $565 residential; $520 commuter. markbersoncarolinasoccercamp.com.

Mark Berson Carolina Soccer Junior Residential Camp June 27-29, Aug. 1-3. For boys ages 9-13. Designed to give players the proper blend of instruction and match competition; emphasizes technique, tactics, and small-sided play. $485 residential; $445 commuter. markbersoncarolinasoccercamp.com.

Mark Berson Carolina Soccer Senior Residential Camp June 27-29, Aug. 1-3. For boys ages 14-19. intensive accelerated soccer environment for the experienced player; emphasizes technique, tactics, and small-sided play. $485 residential; $445 commuter. markbersoncarolinasoccercamp.com.

Phil Savitz Soccer Camp July 7-10. For ages 4-5. Teaches game fundamentals, individual skills, tactics and more. Wear tennis shoes; bring a soccer ball and water bottle daily. $45. Seven Oaks Park: 200 Leisure Lane 772-3336, icrc.net.

June 23-27, July 7-11, July 21-25, Aug. 4-8. Ages 6-13. Learn basic fishing skills & techniques for bass and striper fishing from a professional. $75; $88 nonresidents. Seven Oaks Park: 200 Leisure Lane 772-3336, icrc.net.

Seven Oaks Park Itty Bitty Gymnastics Camp July 14-17 Ages 2-5. Tumbling, balance beam, vaulting, parallel bars and more. $65; $78 nonresident. Seven Oaks Park: 200 Leisure Lane 772-3336, icrc.net.

Seven Oaks Park KidFit Basketball Camp June 23-26. For ages 5-8. Give your child a head start on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, ball handling, shooting, defense, and more. $65; $78 nonresident. Seven Oaks Park: 200 Leisure Lane. 772-3336, icrc.net.

Shelley Smith South Carolina Soccer School June 23-27, July 21-25. For girls grades 5-12. For beginning to advanced soccer players; provides a positive learning environment through technical work and game/match play for all participants. $250 full day; $150 half day. carolinasoccerschool.com.

THERE’S A CAMP FOR THAT Summer Camp YMCA of Columbia

Build a Lego® skyscraper, swim like a dolphin, play soccer like a pro. This year, there are plenty of fun summer camp options are at the Y. Also Offering

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South Carolina United FC Recreational Soccer Camp East June 9-13. For ages 4-14. Daily technical skills sessions and small-sided games. $85. Spring Valley Presbyterian Church: 125 Sparkleberry Lane. southcarolinaunitedfc.com.

South Carolina United FC Recreational Soccer Camp Northwest June 16-20. For ages 4-14. Daily technical skills sessions and small-sided games. $85. Northwest YMCA Fields: 1501 Kennerly Road. southcarolinaunitedfc.com.

South Carolina United FC Recreational Soccer Camp Jeep Rogers YMCA June 23-27. For ages 4-14. Daily technical skills sessions and small-sided games. $85. Jeep Rogers YMCA: 900 Lake Carolina Blvd. southcarolinaunitedfc.com.

South Carolina United FC Recreational Soccer Camp Downtown

July 21-27. For ages 4-14. Daily technical skills sessions and small-sided games. $85. Owens Field: 1351 Jim Hamilton Blvd. southcarolinaunitedfc.com.

South Carolina United FC Recreational Soccer Camp West Aug. 4-8. For ages 4-14. Daily technical skills sessions and small-sided games. BB&T Complex & Ballentine Field: 1009 Bickley Rd. $85. southcarolinaunitedfc.com.

Steve Spurrier Football Camps Multiple dates in June and July. Sessions geared to multiple experience levels, ages, and positions. Williams-Brice Stadium: 1125 George Rogers Blvd. gamecocksonline.com.

traditional & multi-disciplinary Bethel Christian Camp Offers day camps and adventure camps for kids aged 6-16. Various age groupings and camp dates. Visit web site for complete listings. $145 day camp; $253 residential. Bethel Christian Camp: 750 Boy Scout Rd. bethelchristiancamp.org.

Camp Cherokee June 8-14, June 15-21, June 22-28, June 29-July 5, July 6-9, July 13-19, July 20-26, July 27-Aug. 2, Aug. 3-9. For ages 6-14. Sailing, wall climbing, canoeing, zip lining, archery, more. $410; $375 members. Kings Mountain State Park: Blacksburg, S.C. campcherokee.org.

Camp Gesher Various sessions. Weekly day camp. Through values-based character education, campers will form a positive relationship with and learn about: Jewish life and world cultures; swimming and fitnes; arts and crafts; nature and gardening; drama and music; team sports and informal group games. Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center: 306 Flora Dr. jcccolumbia.org.

program for all ages and interests. Tuition varies. hammondschool.org.

Heathwood Hall Summer Programs For students age 3 through 12th grade. 231-7710. heathwood.org/summer.

Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center June 9-Aug. 15. Weekly day camp. 787-2023, jcccolumbia.org.

Richland County Recreation Commission Summer Camp of Adventure Dates TBD. Full-day camps. Kids will have great adventures with the Richland County Recreation Commission’s Summer Adventures Camps. Offers great activities, field trips and educational experiences; hands-on math and science instruction, hot and healthy lunches, technology education, health and fitness activities. 754-6720, richlandcountyrecreation.com.

Riverbanks Zoo Sprout Camp

June 16-20 July 14-18. Canoeing, swimming, hiking, arts and crafts. $275. Camp Tana: 564 Pleasant View Dr. 318-2667, camptana.com.

June 10-12, June 17-19, June 24-26, July 1-3, July 8-10, July 15-17, July 22-24, July 29-31, Aug. 5-7, Aug. 12-14. Ages 3-4. Three-day preschool camp. $114; $84 members. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden: I-126 and Greystone Blvd. 779-8717, riverbanks.org.

Columbia YMCA

Riverbanks Zoo Kindercamp

Visit website for camp offerings and registration information. columbiaymca.org.

June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27, June 30-July 3, July 7-11, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28-Aug.1, Aug. 4-8, Aug. 11-15. Ages 4-5. Week-long preschool camp. $190; $120 members. Shortened holiday week discounted. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden: I-126 and Greystone Blvd. 779-8717, riverbanks.org.

Camp Tana

Hammond Summer Programs Hammond offers a wide selection of summer programs for students and adults throughout the community. Whether it’s learning a new and exciting skill, exploring outdoors, or preparing for the upcoming academic year, Hammond has a

Riverbanks Zoo Wild Weeks June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27, June 30-July 3, July 7-11, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28-Aug.1, Aug. 4-8, Aug. 11-15. For ages 6-11. Earth-friendly summer camp; campers learn about wildlife and the world around them through crafts, games, keeper talks, live animal encounters and more. $255; $185 members. Shortened holiday week discounted. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden: I-126 and Greystone Blvd. 779-8717, riverbanks.org.

Saluda Shoals Park Bugs and Beasties Camp TBA For ages 3-5. Enter the weird and wacky world of small critters. Play games, sing songs, and make a craft. Price TBD. Saluda Shoals Park: 5605 Bush River Rd. 772-1228, icrc.net.

South Carolina Railroad Museum Charters for parties, historical and informational trips. Educational experiences. Can cater your needs. South Carolina Railroad Museum: 110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro. Varies. scrm.org.

University Test Prep SAT/ACT Courses Dates vary. For high school students. Comprehensive SAT and ACT test preparation. $499. 777-9444, saeu.sc.edu/testing.

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NEXT ISSUE: MARCH 19 To advertise, call Cale 803-765-0707x128 or email calej@free-times.com.

Summer Fun at the CMA This summer, the CMA is offering a variety of unique camps to capture the interest of any young artist. Having your child participate in our summer camps is a great way for them to think creatively, practice problem-solving skills, and have fun! 24 Week-Long Camps Offered June - August Ages 4-7: $135 / $108 for Dual/Family Members and above Ages 8-12: $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above Ages 13-18: $190 / $152 for Dual/Family Members and above

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Make the University of South Carolina your premier destination this summer and experience a summer camp like no other! Attend fascinating interactive classes and participate in group projects with other academically talented students from across the country. Your journey will include experiencing student life at the university – you’ll reside in a Residence Hall, eat in campus dining and enjoy bowling, movie, trivia and karaoke nights. The one-of-a-kind Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series encourages academic excellence, healthy lifestyles and giving back to our community.

2014 ADVENTURE SERIES COURSES RISING 6TH-9TH GRADERS Adventures in Aviation-Learn to Fly, Be a Pilot Adventures in Robot Programming using Scratch Adventures in Forensic Science Adventures in Physics Adventures in Law & Crime Adventures in Vex Robotics Adventures in Computer Gaming Adventures in Graphic/Digital Design Adventures in Health Sciences/Professions

June 15-20 June 15-20 June 15-20 June 15-20 June 22-27 July 6-11 July 6-11 July 6-11 July 6-11

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