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Academic Camps/Programs

Camp Voyager test

    For:

    Ages 10-14

    Where:

    Youth Learning Institute (YLI) Headquarters and Education Center
    698 Concord Church Road
    Pickens, SC 29671

    When:

    June 24-29, 2012
    July 8-13, 2012
    July 15-20, 2012
    July 22-27, 2012

    Price:

    Before April 1, 2012: $460
    After April 1, 2012: $500
    Returning 2011 YLI campers are eligible for a $40 discount!

    Young techies, gamers and engineers test their creativity and problemsolving skills at Camp Voyager, where technology meets outdoor adventure. The camp is held at YLI headquarters in Pickens, S.C., on a 33-acre property with views of Table Rock. Amenities include air-conditioned dorms, a full-service dining facility, a gymnasium, a computer lab, an outdoor team course, a water slide and a go-cart track. Campers will participate in activities that use technologies such as GPS navigation, Lego Mindstorms NXT® robotics, video and digital cameras, video games and Microsoft Office® software applications.

C-CATS

    For:

    Ninth and 10th graders

    Where:

    Youth Learning Institute (YLI) Headquarters and Education Center
    698 Concord Church Road
    Pickens, SC 29671

    When:

    March 2-4, 2012
    March 9-11, 2012
    March 30-April 1, 2012
    April 13-15, 2012
    April 20-22, 2012
    April 27-29, 2012

    Price:

    $220 per session

    Clemson's Challenge for Academically Talented Students (C-CATS) recruits top students from South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia to participate in high-powered weekend retreats at YLI Headquarters in Pickens, S.C. The program challenges students academically, physically and socially offering tools and techniques to achieve and maintain high-quality performance in school and in life. Top Clemson students with a passion for sharing what makes Clemson one of the best public universities in the nation lead campus tours. Sessions focus on testtaking skills; learning styles; personal branding; and fun, adventurebased activities like a ropes course and climbing wall.

Clemson University Summer Scholars

    For:

    Gifted middle and high school students

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    Session 1: June 3-9, 2012
    Session 2: June 10-16, 2012
    Session 3: June 17-23, 2012
    Session 3c: June 17-30, 2012
    Session 4: June 24-30, 2012
    Session 5: July 8-14, 2012
    Session 6: July 15-21, 2012
    Session 6c: July 15-28, 2012
    Session 7: July 22-28, 2012
    Session 7c: July 22-August 4, 2012
    Session 8: July 29-August 4, 2012

    Price:

    One-week courses:
    Before April 1, 2012: $825
    After April 1, 2012: $900

    Beyond ER and Biology and Bioengineering courses:
    Before April 1, 2012: $850 each
    After April 1, 2012: $950 each

    Two-week courses:
    Before April 1, 2012: $1,900
    After April 1, 2012: $2,000

    For the past 30 years, Clemson University has offered a summer enrichment program for gifted middle and high school students. In addition to challenging courses, we provide opportunities for fun, friendship and a Clemson experience. This year’s program has even more to offer with new classes for all students.

    A balanced schedule of educational, recreational and cultural activities will help broaden your academic skills and develop your creative abilities. You’ll take exciting classes during the day. Your evening and weekend activities may include nature study hikes, small group discussions with Clemson faculty, and career and educational guidance. In addition, you’ll enjoy movies, tennis, swimming, racquetball and trips to University laboratories, the John C. Calhoun House, the S.C. Botanical Garden, the Hanover House and the Clemson Forest.

    This summer experience will give you a taste of life as a Clemson student. Clemson University faculty will conduct your classes in University facilities. You’ll use University materials and equipment to conduct your scientific investigations. You’ll live in a semiprivate room in a campus dormitory and eat in a University dining hall. Qualified counselors will supervise dormitory life and all activities. You’ll have complete access to area medical facilities, including the University health center.

    If you’re an advanced high school student, the two-week classes provide a great opportunity to delve deeply into specialized topics. All middle and high school students will enjoy the one-week introductions to college subjects. If you've attended this program in the past, you'll see we're offering five new and exciting courses. We encourage you to take a look at Clemson’s Summer Scholars program.

Emerging Scholars

The Clemson Emerging Scholars Program helps students from South Carolina’s Corridor of Shame learn what it takes to go to college. By hosting them on campus, working with parents and taking them to see college campuses all over the Southeast we believe they have a better chance to succeed, no matter what others expect of them.

Project WISE

    For:

    Rising sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    June 17-22, 2012

    Price:

    $650

    Do you ever wonder who created and designed that cell phone you can’t live without? What about those great colors in the new makeup lines — where do they come from? And how do they make those designer jeans that everyone’s wearing? Engineers and scientists created them all! There are many exciting opportunities for women in engineering and science. Come learn about them in the Project WISE summer science program. Sponsored by Duke Energy since 1997 Rising eighth-grade girls participate in this one-week camp in which noncredit minicourses in engineering and science are taught by Clemson professors. The students have the opportunity to experience collaborative and hands-on learning through practical applications of math and science. Science, engineering and mathematics offer a world of interesting and exciting careers that improve our lives. And women are an important part of these fields. Clemson University’s College of Engineering and Science would like to give you a better introduction to these disciplines and the opportunities they offer. Project WISE is a fun-filled academic summer camp for girls. It’s open to young women who will enter Middle School in the 2009-2010 school year. Project WISE will give you a chance to experience Clemson University and the many wonders of science, mathematics and engineering. You’ll live in a campus residence hall and eat in University dining halls. Your counselors will be Clemson undergraduate women who are majoring in science, mathematics or engineering. They’ll live with you to assist during the program and oversee activities in the residence halls.

South Carolina's Commissioner's School for Agriculture

Each summer, top high school juniors and seniors from around the country gather together for a week at Clemson University to learn about the diverse industries of agriculture and natural resources. These select students participate in academic tours and presentations as well as conduct laboratories and research projects. Over 235 students have attended this program since its establishment in 2004.

Students choose from one of three academic tracks including:

  1. Animal and Veterinary Sciences
  2. Horticulture, Turfgrass & Agronomy
  3. Forestry, Wildlife and Environmental Science

Summer Program for Research Interns (SPRI)

The Summer Program for Research Interns is designed to motivate bright, academically talented rising high school seniors in public and private schools in South Carolina to pursue careers in science, mathematics, or technology. To do this, students are paired with researchers at various state universities and given an average of six weeks to conduct an original research project in a wide variety of subjects in both a field and laboratory setting. At the end of the six week period, the students present their findings in a poster session. In addition, the students will submit a formal abstract and present their work again at the annual South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Research Colloquium the following February. Several students have also chosen to submit their projects to the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science for competition.

Upstate Writing Project Day Camps

    Young Writers' Camp

    June 18-29, 2012 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., held at the University Center of Greenville, SC 4th-8th grade

    UWP Young Writers' Camp offers kids the opportunity to tap into their own experiences as they create and share writing with new friends. Participants will join in daily writing workshops, receive feedback from peers and UWP Teacher Consultants, and learn from published authors.

    Film Camp

    June 18-29, 2012 1-4 p.m., held at the University Center of Greenville, SC
    4th-8th grade

    UWP Film Camp helps young writers bring their words to life as they use different types of technology to create movies and other multimedia presentations. Participants will write, act, and film scripts, learn about film development, and use technology to create their own films!

    Gaming Camp

    July 9-13, 2012 9 a.m. -12 p.m, held at the University Center of Greenville, SC
    4th-8th grade

    UWP Gaming Camp allows kids to take their writing to a new dimension as they write their own video games and use software to bring them to life. Participants will learn about the history of video game development, study how video games are made, and then use their new skills to create their own games!

    Camp Prices:
    Early Registration Deadline by March 2, 2012 $200
    Regular Registration Deadline by April 13, 2012 or until full $225
    Registration for two camps $50 off total cost
    Registration for three camps $75 off total cost

    Contact Info: (864) 735-8UWP, pr@upstatewritingproject.com

USA Computing Olympiad (USACO)

YLI Academic Camps

There is no better way to develop a sense of confidence and personal accomplishment than to challenge yourself with an academic program that will broaden your horizon and expand your awareness. YLI’s academic programs challenge students to new levels of confidence emerging from a sense of learning, growing and belonging. Kids are taught through hands on activities, analyzing evidence and using the latest computer and digital technology. YLI academic programs are designed to provide students unique and unsurpassed opportunities for personal growth, individual revelation and maturity, and the possibility to master new skills. Our programs demonstrate to students that they are individuals worth investing in and are people with an enlarged worldview who are not afraid to grow. Working with hundreds of counselors and professionals across the state, YLI academic programs offers students a variety of learning experiences and the chance to interact with, and become friends with, other students, counselors and professionals from across the state.

Outdoor Camps/Programs

4-H Summer Camp

    For:

    Ages 8 to 14 (Standard) and 7 to 9 (Mini Camp), open to both 4-H member and nonmembers

    Where:

    Camp Bob Cooper
    8001 M.W. Rickenbaker Road
    Summterton, SC 29148

    When:

    June 10-15, 2012
    June 17-22, 2012
    June 24-29, 2012
    July 8-13, 2012
    July 15-20, 2012
    July 22-27, 2012
    July 29-August 3, 2012
    August 5-10, 2012

    Mini Camps:
    June 17-20, 2012
    July 15-18, 2012

    Price:

    Before April 1, 2012: $400
    After April 1, 2012: $440

    Mini Camps:
    Before April 1, 2012: $270
    After April 1, 2012: $310
    Returning 2011 YLI campers are eligible for a $40 discount!

    A South Carolina tradition for over 50 years, 4-H Summer Camp is held at Camp Bob Cooper on the beautiful shores of Lake Marion. Campers will enjoy traditional camp activities with plenty of fun, friends and adventure! 4-H Mini-Camp also offers first-time campers a shorter session packed with all the fun!

    Campers are divided into groups for daily activities based on age and experience, and at night campers come together for camp-wide activities designed to encourage camaraderie and friendship. You do not need to be a member of 4-H to attend this camp.

Camp Sewee

    For:

    Ages 8-14 and 13-16

    Where:

    Camp Sewee
    Sewee Coastal Retreat Center
    7407 Doar Road
    Awendaw, SC 29429

    When:

    June 10-15, 2012
    June 17-22, 2012
    June 24-29, 2012
    July 1-6, 2012
    July 8-13, 2012
    July 15-20, 2012
    July 22-27, 2012
    July 29-August 3, 2012
    August 5-10, 2012: For ages 13-16 (Teen Week)

    Price:

    Before April 1, 2012: $495
    After April 1, 2012: $535
    Returning 2011 YLI campers are eligible for a $40 discount!

    Exploring the wonders of marine science and the S.C. coast at Camp Sewee provides great summer fun and inspires future marine biologists, naturalists and anyone who loves the outdoors. The Sewee Coastal Retreat Center — just a short drive from Charleston — boasts airconditioned dorm rooms, a full-service dining facility, recreational fields, nature trails and a fishing dock, creating an ideal camp environment.

    Campers will enjoy activities including a study of island ecology and salt marshes, marine wildlife exploration, crabbing, a birds of prey demonstration and a study of late archaic Native American culture. Activities include visits to the S.C. Aquarium, the Sewee Environmental Education Center and a local water park; tubing; swimming; fishing; kayaking; night hikes and more!

Camp Wildlife

    For:

    Ages 7-9 (Mini), 8-14 (Standard) and 12-14 (Advanced**)

    Where:

    Camp Bob Cooper
    8001 M.W. Rickenbaker Road
    Summerton, SC 29148

    When:

    Standard:

    June 10-15, 2012
    June 17-22, 2012
    June 24-29, 2012
    July 8-13, 2012
    July 15-20, 2012
    July 22-27, 2012
    July 29-August 3, 2012
    August 5-10, 2012

    Advanced**:

    June 24-29, 2012
    July 8-13, 2012

    Mini Camp:

    June 17-20, 2012
    July 15-18, 2012

    Price:

    Standard Session:
    Before April 1, 2012: $425
    After April 1, 2012: $465

    Advanced Session**:
    Before April 1, 2012: $495
    After April 1, 2012: $535

    Mini Camp Session:
    Before April 1, 2012: $290
    After April 1, 2012: $330
    Returning 2011 YLI campers are eligible for a $40 discount!

    For those who love shooting sports and the great outdoors, Camp Wildlife offers standard and advanced tracks with activities based on age and experience. Campers bunk in yurts and earn their hunter education certification.

    Younger, first-time campers can enjoy Wildlife Mini-Camp, a shorter session packed with all the fun. Camp Wildlife is held at Camp Bob Cooper in Summerton, situated on a 110-acre peninsula on beautiful Marion Lake. Amenities include air-conditioned dorm rooms, a fullservice dining facility, a waterfront area with multiple docks and a water slide, a gymnasium, nature trails and a climbing tower.

    Standard-track campers will enjoy activities such as BB gun, rifle and basic archery instruction, sporting clays, wildlife ecology, outdoor survival skills, ATV operation and safety, swimming, canoeing, a climbing wall and group games.

    Advanced Track** campers will participate in activities on a 24-station sporting clays course, a 3-D archer, advanced rifle and clay shooting instruction and learn enhanced hunting skills. Modified shooting activities for younger participants will include BB guns, hunting skills and archery.

    **Prior shooting experience required. Specifically designed for returning campers — ages 12-14 — who want to increase their skill levels.

Camp Hannon Adventures

    For:

    Ages 10-13, 12-15, and 15-17

    Where:

    Camp Hannon of Pinnacle Falls
    391 Moorefield Memorial Highway
    Sunset, SC 29685

    When:

    Six-day Excursion Sessions:
    June 10-15, 2012 (12-15 years)
    June 17-22, 2012 (10-13 years)
    July 8-13, 2012 (10-13 years)
    July 15-20, 2012 (12-15 years)
    August 5-10, 2012 (15-17 years)

    10-day Expedition Sessions:
    June 24-July 3, 2012 (12-15 years)
    July 22-31, 2012 (12-15 years)

    Price:

    Excursions (six-day sessions):
    Before April 1, 2012: $495
    After April 1, 2012: $535

    Expeditions (ten-day sessions):
    Before April 1, 2012: $740
    After April 1, 2012: $780
    Returning 2011 YLI campers are eligible for a $40 discount!

    With Camp Hannon Adventures, choose from six-day Excursions or 10-day Expeditions for extreme outdoor adventure in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North and South Carolina.

    Excursions include activities on- and off-site, with nightly accommodations in Camp Hannon’s beautiful new cabins. Each session includes two activity tracks: land-based activities include off-site mountain biking and rock climbing, and water-based activities include rafting and canoeing.

    Expeditions include mountain biking, hiking and canoeing while traveling more than 30 miles from base camp and back over the 10-day session. Campers will enjoy activities such as rock climbing, rappelling, a ropes course, fishing, canoeing, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, nature hikes, wilderness training and natural resources instruction.

Camp Odyssey

    For:

    Ages 6-12

    Where:

    Clemson Outdoor Lab
    415 Charlie White Trail
    Pendleton, SC 29670

    When:

    July 8-14, 2012

    Price:

    $550
    $450 for additional children from same family

    Camp Odyssey is the perfect program for first-time campers as well as “veteran” campers who enjoy exciting activities in the outdoors and making new friends

    During the week, campers may participate in new adventures, including, but not limited to: archery, sailing, arts and crafts, overnight camping, swimming, canoeing, tower climbing and fishing. Campers also get to enjoy an overnight campout, cooking their food over an open flame and having a true outdoor adventure!

    Our trained staff provides 24-hour supervision and maintains a 1:3 camper ratio in the cabin and 1:4 during activities.

    Each comfortable cabin is equipped with showers, bathrooms and 10 single beds for campers and supervising staff. Cabin groups are determined by age, providing campers with opportunities to enjoy time with new friends. We have an on-site health center and employ nurses to work and live here during camp.

Jaycee Camp Hope

    For:

    Children and adults — Ages 8 and older — who have developmental disabilities

    Where:

    Clemson Outdoor Lab
    415 Charlie White Trail
    Pendleton, SC 29670

    When:

    Session 1: June 17-23, 2012 (18 and older)
    Session 2: June 24-30, 2012 (13 and older)
    Session 3: July 1-7, 2012 (8 to 18 years)
    Session 4: July 15-27, 2012 (13 and older)

    Price:

    Sessions 1-3:
    S.C. Residents: $385
    Out-of-state Residents: $530

    Session 4:
    S.C. Residents: $695
    Out-of-state Residents: $850

    Camp Hope is a statewide residential camp for citizens with intellectual disabilities. Its purposes are to give the camper helpful experiences in an outdoor environment, develop the ability to work and play in a group, and provide new encounters unique to a camp setting. The S.C. Junior Chamber of Commerce has provided financial support for every participant of Camp Hope since 1969. Campers are grouped according to age, level of function, and previous camp and social experience.

Camp Sertoma

Camp Sertoma provides a unique summer experience to 240 disadvantaged, or speech or hearing impaired children. Funded by South Carolina Sertomans, the camp is fully accredited, expertly staffed, character building, educational, and FUN!

Camp Sunshine: Weekend camps for children and adults who have severe or profound developmental disabilities.

Sports Camps/Programs

Baseball

Clemson Tiger Baseball Camp

    For:

    Baseball players ages 8 to 18

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    Overnight Camps
    Week 1: June 24-28, 2012
    Week 2: July 8-12, 2012
    Week 3: July 15-19, 2012

    Half-day Camp
    June 25-29, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight sessions: $TBD
    Half-day Camp: $TBD

    The Clemson Tiger Baseball Camp is known to be one of the very top fundamental baseball camps in the country. Four-year college coaches, assistants, junior college and high school coaches blend their instructional abilities and perceptions with help from college players in a program designed to give strong attention to every camper. The Clemson Baseball Camp is for the young player who sincerely wishes to learn and improve. Campers practice up to eight hours per day, so they must be in good physical condition.


Basketball

Brad Brownell Boys Basketball Camp

    For:

    Boys in second to 12th grade

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    Individual Camp: June 17-20, 2012
    Team Camp: June 22-24, 2012

    Price:

    Individual Camp: $TBD
    Team Camp: $TBD

    The Brad Brownell Boys Basketball Camp strives to provide a competitive learning environment for each camper to improve his skill level. Fundamentals will be stressed in order to build a strong foundation from which to grow. Campers will be divided according to age and ability to provide the best possible basketball camp experience. If you’re a beginner, you’ll learn the proper fundamentals of the game. If you’re more of an advanced player, you’ll be coached to refine your skills so that you’ll become a more skilled and knowledgeable player.

    The key to success in anything you do is to not only work hard, but also to enjoy what you’re doing. This camp helps you have fun while working hard to become a better player. So, if you’re looking for a camp with a first-class staff, good basketball and top-notch coaching, join us!

Clemson Lady Tigers Summer Basketball Camps

  • Individual Instruction Camp
  • For:

    Girls ages 5-18

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    June 25-28, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight: $325
    Commuter: $275

    This camp focuses on the fundamentals and basic skills of basketball. In addition to Clemson coaches, the camp staff will include members of the Lady Tiger basketball team, former collegiate players, and current high school and middle school coaches. The camper-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1, which ensures you’ll receive the attention you need to have a great camp experience. The camp will be divided into age and ability groups, focusing on instruction and competition. Areas of emphasis will include shooting, individual defense and offense, and fundamentals. Awards will be given to winners in each age group for individual and team competitions. Campers will stay in an airconditioned dormitory, located within walking distance to Fike Recreation Center, Littlejohn Coliseum and Harcombe Dining Hall. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt and a Clemson Lady Tiger basketball.

  • Lady Tiger Team Camp
  • For:

    Girls’ middle school, junior varsity and varsity level teams

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    June 15-17, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight: $240
    Commuter: $190

    There’s no better way to develop team chemistry and performance than by taking part in Lady Tiger Team Camp! Middle school, junior varsity and varsity-level teams are invited to take part in one of the finest team camps in the country! Teams will be divided into leagues based on the coach’s choice of competition level, and each team is guaranteed a minimum of eight games during this three-day camp. Games will take place in Littlejohn Coliseum and Fike Recreation Center. Each team will stay in one of Clemson’s finest local hotels and must provide its own transportation to and from gym sites. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Due to the popularity of Lady Tiger Team Camp, reservations are necessary, so be sure to reserve your spot today. A $100 nonrefundable reservation fee is required with your application. Each team must have a minimum of eight players to participate.


Football

Dabo Swinney Youth Football Camp

    For:

    Second to seventh graders

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    First Session: June 2-3, 2012
    Second Session: June 9-10, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight: $205
    Evening Commuter: $165

    Dabo Swinney’s Youth Football Camp specializes in teaching kids how to be ‘coachable players’. This camp will focus on five areas to develop the young player, including discipline, teamwork, the fundamentals of the game, speed and competition. Campers will be supervised at all times. The camp director stays in the same dorms as the campers and is with them at all times along with a staff of coaches.

Dabo Swinney High School Football Camp

    For:

    Eighth to 12th graders

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    First Session: June 12-14, 2012
    Second Session: June 15-17, 2012

    Price:

    Resident: $300
    Evening Commuter: $255

    This high school football camp provides each participant a solid foundation of the basic football fundamentals necessary to excel at his specific position. Each camper will be coached by the Tiger coaching staff and guest coaches; the player-to-coach ratio is 10:1 regardless of enrollment. You’ll receive the same instruction our own Tiger players receive and learn various techniques that our players use in every aspect of the game. You’ll also work directly with our first-class strength and conditioning staff, using the most up-to-date training techniques. All campers will be placed on teams to compete in game-like situations to apply techniques taught in camp as well as learn the team concept. This is a non-contact, skill teaching camp.


Golf

Clemson Tiger Golf Academy

    For:

    Boys and girls ages 10-17

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    First Session: June 9-13, 2012
    Second Session: June 16-20, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight: $1,045
    Commuter: $825

    The Clemson Tiger Golf Academy groups campers by age and ability. Highlights include technical swing coaching with video analysis; instruction on course management strategy; short game (putting, chipping, pitching and bunkers); how to practice, prepare for tournaments and be mentally tough (sports psychology); rules; drills; and an 18-hole championship. Each academy participant will receive a golf hat, golf balls, a camp golf shirt and a video of his or her swing. There are 40 slots for each session, so registration is on a first-come, firstserved basis.


Hockey

Junior Tigers Hockey

    For:

    Ages 4-14

    Where:

    The Pavilion
    400 Scottswood Road
    Taylors, SC 29687

    When:

    Eight-week sessions meet on Mondays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. throughout the year.
    April 23-June 18, 2012 (closed Memorial Day)
    June 25-August 13, 2012
    August 20-October 15, 2012 (closed Labor Day)
    October 22-December 10,2012

    Price:

    $75 ($60 for residents of Greenville County Recreation District) Program registration is free for first-time players; players must register with USA Hockey ($37 annually, ages 6 and under are free). The first session is free.

    Youth hockey players (or aspiring players) of all ages and skill levels are invited to enroll in an eight-week session of the Junior Tigers Hockey program held at the Pavilion in Greenville. USA Hockey-certified coaches will concentrate on individual skill development, fundamental skating, puck control, passing, shooting and positioning. Participants need basic equipment including a helmet; a stick; gloves; pants; shoulder, elbow and shin pads; and hockey socks and skates. Loaner equipment is available at a first-come, first-served basis. All players receive a jersey and socks, and the first session is free.


Lacrosse

Boys Lacrosse Camp

    For:

    Boys Ages 9-18

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    July 15-18, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight: $TBD
    Commuter: $TBD

    Buff Grubb, men’s head lacrosse coach at Clemson University, leads this camp for boys that includes multiple focused-instruction sessions for all positions and skill levels. Daily emphasis will be on position training and strategy, and activities will transition from situational drills to live scrimmages as the camp progresses. There will be a total of 10 practice sessions. There is a camper-to-coach ratio of 6:1, so players will receive personalized instruction. Overnight campers are supervised in the student dormitories located a short walk from the fields. Nike sponsors the camp and provides every camper with a reversible Nike practice jersey. Campers may win Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement.

Girls Lacrosse Camp

    For:

    Girls Ages 9-18

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    July 15-18, 2012

    Price:

    Overnight: $TBD
    Commuter: $TBD

    Bob Dachille, head women’s lacrosse coach at Erskine College, leads this camp for girls that includes multiple focused-instruction sessions for all positions and skill levels. Daily emphasis will be on fundamentals, position training (including goalies), drills and scrimmages. There is a camperto- coach ratio of 6:1, so players will receive personalized instruction. Overnight campers are supervised in the student dormitories located a short walk from the fields. Nike sponsors the camp and provides every camper with a reversible Nike practice jersey. Campers may win Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement.


Soccer

Mike Noonan’s Clemson Tiger Soccer Camp

  • Pre Academy Camp
  • For:

    Third through eighth graders

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    June 25-28, 2012

    Price:

    On or before April 1, 2012: $515
    After April 1, 2012: $565

    A one-of-a-kind experience tailored to the development of the preacademy level player, this camp will provide youth players with the specific training needs for their age and ability. This program will emphasize technical-skill development and small-group tactics to help the younger player recognize situations presented in the later 11v11 evening matches. It’s a terrific camp experience for the youth player who’s ready to begin taking the game to the next competitive level. This camp is a residential camp, but commuters are welcome!

  • Elite Week College Prep Camp
  • For:

    10th through 12th graders

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    June 29-July 2, 2012

    Price:

    On or before April 1, 2012: $595
    After April 1, 2012: $645

    This four-day camp, geared toward developing the ‘total’ soccer athlete who’s committed to performing at the most demanding levels, draws players from around the country and many parts of the world. The camp is divided up into eight teams and focuses on match playing in a competitive tournament setting. The camp will also provide daily seminars covering strength and conditioning for the elite player, the psychology of success, time management skills for the college athlete, short- and long-term goal setting, positive self motivation and how to succeed in the admissions and recruiting process. The staff will do a college evaluation for each camper, and a college recruiting book will be compiled and given to each of the visiting college coaches.

    This is a rigorous ‘elite’ program that does not guarantee a college scholarship or admission to an elite school. As part of the application submission we request a soccer résumé and player recommendation written by a regional, state-level or premier-club coach. Your application is not complete until such materials are provided.

  • College Prep and Team Week
  • For:

    Eighth through 12th graders

    Where:

    Clemson University

    When:

    July 19-22, 2012

    Price:

    On or before April 1, 2012: $515
    After April 1, 2012: $565

    This highly competitive residential week, although intense, provides a positive learning environment for each participant. Small and full-sided matches, combined with individual technical and tactical training, will challenge each camper to play at a faster pace. Although this camp is not limited to teams, it is a terrific opportunity for a team to receive firstrate instruction by our quality coaching staff.

    High school state championship teams from various states have participated and benefited from this unique environment. A challenging curriculum and cutting-edge training methods will enable each athlete to go home with new and improved skills and the motivation to maximize potential. A unique feature of this camp is a ‘futures’ panel that will discuss playing opportunities in select clubs, ODP, college and beyond.

Clemson Women’s Soccer Academy

Please visit the above link for additional information regarding 2012 Women’s Soccer Camps


Tennis

Clemson Tiger Tennis Camp

    For:

    Boys and girls ages 9-17

    Levels:

    Beginner, intermediate and advanced tournament players

    Where:

    Hoke Sloan Tennis Center
    Clemson University

    When:

    June 3-7, 2012 (ages 9-17)
    June 10-14, 2012 (ages 9-17)
    June 17-21, 2012 (ages 9-17)
    June 24-28, 2012 (ages 4-17)

    Price:

    Overnight campers: $615
    Day campers: $375

    Whether you’re just learning the game or are looking to make significant improvement with your tennis skills, the Clemson Tiger Tennis Camp is for you. Directed by Clemson tennis coach Nancy Harris, professional and experienced staff — with more than 100 cumulative years of teaching experience — will help young players of every skill level create lifetime memories. Competitive matches and a fun-filled week are in store for participants, including an Olympic night, a championship night and a movie night.

Purple Tiger Cub Tennis Camp

    For:

    Boys and girls ages 4-8

    Where:

    Hoke Sloan Tennis Center
    Clemson University

    When:

    June 24-28, 2012 (8:30 a.m.-noon)

    Price:

    $225

    Whether you’re just learning the game or are looking to make significant improvement with your tennis skills, the Clemson Tiger Tennis Camp is for you. Directed by Clemson tennis coach Nancy Harris, professional and experienced staff — with more than 100 cumulative years of teaching experience — will help young players of every skill level create lifetime memories. Competitive matches and a fun-filled week are in store for participants, including an Olympic night, a championship night and a movie night.


Track and Field

Track & Field and Cross Country Camp

Please visit the above link for additional information regarding 2012 Track & Field and Cross Country Camp


Volleyball

Girls Volleyball Camp

    For:

    Girls, sixth to 12th grade

    Where:

    Jervey Athletic Center
    Clemson University

    When:

    July 12-15, 2012: Training Camp
    July 18-21, 2012: Team Camp

    Price:

    Overnight: $335
    Commuter: $235

    Whether you’re an individual seeking to improve your volleyball skills or a team looking for a way to jump-start your fall season, this camp is for you! Individuals focus on fundamental skill work as well as position-specific training for setters, middles, outsides, opposites and defensive specialists. Evening sessions focus on game situations. Teams have the opportunity to train together, and coaches are encouraged to attend. Outstanding college players, college coaches and club coaches are on staff.

Other Camps/Programs

Bring Your Daughter to Clemson

Girls ages 6 to 18 are invited! Each girl must be accompanied by an adult on her visit to campus — a parent, an aunt or uncle, grandparent or friend. The event is open to anyone interested in bringing a girl to learn more about Clemson. Come to the Clemson University campus to get a personal introduction to the college experience by staying overnight in a residence hall, exploring career options, meeting with professors and interacting with students, athletes and admissions staff members.

Call Me MISTER Project Middle Passage

The mission of the Call Me MISTER (acronym for Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader more diverse background particularly among the State's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.

Clemson Career Workshop

The Clemson Career Workshop invites rising high school seniors to Clemson's campus each summer for a one-week residential recruitment program. Once on campus, students are introduced to Clemson University traditions while learning about academic degree programs, career services, financial aid, academic support services, and other programs designed to support student retention.

CU Summer Outdoor Adventure Rally (CU SOAR)

The CU SOAR program has been designed to provide 13 – 15 year old boys and girls the opportunity to learn a variety of outdoor adventure based skills such as canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and rock climbing. This summer we will offer multiple outdoor activities during the week allowing space for a maximum of 20 participants. The activities are designed to accommodate beginner to intermediate level participants. The camp runs Monday thru Friday and begins at 8:00am each day and ends at 4:30pm each day. Our activities are designed around the experiential learning process. This means that we will work on building our skills during the first part of the week at an on campus site and then travel to various sites at the end of the week to put those skills into practice.

We hire staff that have a great deal of outdoor experience and are passionate about teaching outdoor skills to youth. We are able to provide a great deal of personal attention to skill development by keeping our staff to participant ratios low (1:5).

The goals of the program are:

  • To learn a fun and challenging outdoor activity.
  • To develop outdoor skills that will provide lifelong benefits.
  • To develop an appreciation for the outdoors.
  • To provide a fun and positive environment for learning.

SC 4-H Horsemanship Camp

The purpose of 4-H Horsemanship Camp is to provide youth an opportunity to learn and improve techniques of horsemanship while enjoying the fellowship of other 4-H members from across the state. The camp is designed to increase horse knowledge and horsemanship skills-from basics for beginning riders to showing techniques for the advanced rider.

State 4-H Congress

State 4-H Congress is South Carolilna's Top 4-H Event. Senior 4-H Members (ages 14-19) who meet eligibility requirements, will spend four days on campus to learn about community involvement, cultural diversity and service to others while making new friends. South Carolina's best dressed event is the State 4-H Congress Awards Banquet where 4-H'ers meet donors who support the 4-H program throughout the year . State Winners, National Congress Delegates, National Conference Delegates and Presidential Tray Recipients are announced during the awards program, followed by the Clover Ball. Join us at Clemson University for State 4-H Congress!