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  • 1 4-H Camp
    Enjoy swimming, fishing, nature trails, a climbing wall, arts and crafts, a talent show, dances and nights around the campfire. A Southern tradition since 1934!
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  • 1 Camp Sewee
    Discover the wonders of marine life and the South Carolina coast by visiting salt marsh areas, freshwater ponds, a wildlife refuge and the SC Aquarium. Tubing, swimming, kayaking and a water park trip round out this wet and wonderful week!
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  • 1 Camp Voyager
    Test your technological skills with GPS devices, PDAs, digital cameras, computers, Lego Mindstorms NXT® robots, radio-controlled cars and video game design—plus exciting adventures like paintball, go-carts and more!
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  • 1 Expedition Sewee
    Dive into a learning adventure with Expedition Sewee! With age-appropriate programs designed for grades 2-8, Expedition Sewee offers an unforgettable study of coastal ecosystems—how they function, what they provide and why they’re important to preserve.
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  • 1 Camp Wildlife
    Learn outdoor survival skills, hunting skills, shooting sports and wildlife ecology. Enjoy ATVs, paintball, archery, fishing and a variety of hands-on educational curricula.
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  • 1 Adventure Summer Camp
    Challenge yourself to 10 days of Adventure Expeditions or 6 days of Adventure Mini-Trips in the Blue Ridge Mountains of S.C. and N.C. Backpacking, mountain biking, camping, canoeing, rock climbing and more!
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Operating Partners

VES (Vida - Esperanza - Salud)

Started in 2008, Vida Esperanza Salud (VES) — which means life, hope, health — is a partnership program of The Cliffs Preserve through The Cliffs Communities, The Wilderness Foundation and Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute. VES currently serves Patagonia, Chile by co-creating wellness and education programs for children and youth. VES focuses on four key essential areas of youth development to help produce aspiring, independent adults in the future: preschool, elementary school, high school and youth at risk.

Zest Quest

The mission of Zest Quest® is to educate and inspire children to live healthier lifestyles. Through interactive, curriculum-based educational mentorship programs, Zest Quest seeks to create an enjoyable environment that inspires children to lead physically, emotionally, and intellectually healthier lives.

The Zest Quest Team is continuously working to develop a well-functioning program that can be adapted easily to schools going forward. By analyzing children's health data, developing a school-supported curriculum, and implementing a well-functioning mentorship component, we believe that through Zest Quest we can positively impact the health and lives of children in the Carolinas and beyond.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

Through the eyes of naturalist Patrick McMillan, the world becomes exotic and fascinating. You will be amazed by the discoveries awaiting around the Carolinas and in your backyard.