REGISTRATION is Open for 2019!​

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Tuition for each one-week session is $295 per camper. Parents are encouraged to register their children for more than one session.

Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please be aware that most of our sessions sell out and therefore we encourage you to register early.

The following camps are currently on a waiting list:
Microscope - June 17th​ & July 15th
Kaleidoscope - All Weeks


***All camper forms are due by June 16, 2019***

2019 Camper Information Form
Computer-Use Policy Form​ - for Kaleidoscope campers only

 To request printable PDF versions of any form, please contact our staff at or (864) 294-2390.

Dates & Times for summer 2019

June 17 - 21, 2019

June 24 - June 28, 2019

July 8 - July 12, 2019

July 15 - 19, 2019​

All SCOPES Camps run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

For your convenience, Early Arrival and Late Pickup are both available on a weekly basis for an additional $50 charge each.

Early Arrival begins at 8:00 am and Late Stay ends at 6:00pm.

CAMP​ information

SCOPES Summer Program is founded upon the belief that children will thrive in an environment in which they are challenged to think and question and can be playful and imaginative. 

​Where you can…

  • Paint a t-shirt with a leaf blower, play a dulcimer, kick a ball, and explore nature.
  • Sing a song, pet a snake, create a cartoon, make a friend, and draw a portrait.
  • Dissect an owl pellet, write a comic book, hop in the pool, and perform in a play.

Take a peek into our three levels of SCOPES programs below!

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Microscope Camp

Rising 1st & 2nd graders

This full-day summer academic enrichment program with a science and nature focus is designed for rising first and second graders. Research shows how important it is for children to learn about and experience our natural world; this program does just that! Children participate in science, reading, art, music, outdoor sports and swimming. In addition to a structured schedule of classroom activities, there is also tim​e for creek walks, quiet reflections and fun-and-tumble supervised games. ​

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Kaleidoscope Camp

rising 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders

Join us for summer academic adventuring with outstanding teacher, Bruce Cable, in his imaginative programming for children. Kaleidoscope provides a never-ending variety of educational (science, social studies, the arts, foreign language) and recreational experiences (nature walks, outdoor games, and swimming). In the same day, you may play a drum, design a business, hit a ball, learn a Spanish phrase, observe a chemistry demonstration and make a new friend.

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Telescope Camp

rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders

Telescope is an interactive summer program tailored especially for rising sixth through eighth graders which focuses on team work and creativity. The June sessions feature elements of drama, designing and making your own puppet and creating and filming a cartoon. The July sessions focus on scientific exploration with activities such as solving mysteries, launching a rocket, and freezing a bubble.  In addition to instruction, problem-solving and project time, each day includes art, outdoor games and swimming. Join us for learning and fun!

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    We are looking for talented rising 9th graders and above to help with our SCOPES Summer Programs.  Please complete the above application and tell us why you would be a great candidate!

    ***Please note that we are now on a waiting list for all weeks of Junior Counselors.***

    ***Program and week preference cannot be guaranteed.***

    Frequently asked questions

    Q: What items should my camper bring to camp each day?

    A: Please send each of the following to camp with your child each day:

         - A bagged lunch with a drink

         - A light snack​

         - Swimsuit and towel

         - Extra change of clothes

         - A bag or backpack to hold everything

    Please also make sure that all items are labeled with your camper's name.

    Q: What items should I not send with my camper to camp each day?

    A: Please do not send money, toys, trading cards, video games, electronic items, or cell phones. Do not send anything of value that could be potentially lost.

    Q: When are camper forms due?

    A: Camper forms are due by Friday, May 17, 2019.

    Q: Can I order an extra t-shirt for my camper (or myself)?

    A: Yes, please contact our staff at or (864) 294-2390 if you would like to purchase an additional t-shirt.


    SCOPES Cancellation policy

    Cancellation more than thirty days prior to the start of a session will result in the refund of that session's tuition, less an administrative charge of $100 per session. No refunds will be given if cancellation is not requested more than thirty days before the relevant session begins. This policy helps us secure top teachers and ensure the quality of the SCOPES program for all who participate.


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