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SCOPES! summer enrichment 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, wie​ld a sword
  • Sing a song, hug a snake, create a cartoon, make a friend, draw a portrait
  • Dissect an owl pellet, write a book, picnic a lunch, script and perform in a play

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Telescope Furman University 

Microscope Camp

​GRADES 1-2 IN FALL 2018

June 18 - 22, 2018

June 25 - June 29, 2018

July 9 - July 13, 2018

July 16 - 20, 2018

This full-day summer academic enrichment program with a science and nature focus is designed for rising first or 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. ​

Kaleidoscope Furman University 

Kaleidoscope Camp

​GRADES 3-5 IN FALL 2018

June 18 - 22, 2018

June 25 - 29, 2018

July 9 - 13, 2018

July 16 - 20, 2018

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 power point presentation, hit a ball, learn a Spanish phrase, observe a chemistry demonstration and make a new friend. Young people can come for one or more of the sessions.

Kaleidoscope Furman University 

Telescope Camp

​GRADES 6-8 IN FALL 2018

June 18 - 22, 2018

June 25 - June 29, 2018

July 9 - July 13, 2018

July 16 - 20, 2018

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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    The sky’s the limit…..Scopes at Furman!


    ​Other Scopes Information & News:

    Now offering early arrival and late stay for all Scopes camps!

    Camps meet Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM. Tuition for each one-week session is $289 per camper.  Early arrival and late pickup are available for an additional charge.

    Interested in being a Junior Counselor?

    We are looking for talented rising 9th graders and above to help with all of our SCOPES summer programs.  Please complete the above application and tell us why you would be a great candidate! We will be reaching out for interviews in the coming month.

    Please note the following 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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