Summer Camps

***Please click any of the registration links below to sign up***


Kevin Jackson's Elite Soccer and Futsal: (June 12-16 , 9-3:00, Ages 8-14)

Kevin Jackson, State Director for U.S. Youth Futsal and former MLS player with the Chicago Fire and New England Revolution has designed this camp for the serious player looking to improve his/her technique and confidence on the soccer field and futsal court. Along with technical skills and tactical awareness, strength, stamina, acceleration and multi-directional quickness are critical to success. Players will work on game situation drills and formations while learning defending and attacking secrets. They will be improving foot skills, athletic performance, confidence on the ball and their understanding of the overall game. This camp provides a high-intensity training atmosphere to challenge the player to succeed at the most competitive level.

Charleston Soccer Centers: (June 6-9, June 12-16, and June 19-23, 8:30-4:00PM or 8:30-12:00PM, Ages 6-12)

The Charleston Soccer Centers provides a comprehensive teaching and learning environment for young players through repetition, correct technique and FUN soccer game related exercises. All participants will be challenged and motivated each day by our enthusiastic coaching staff.

State Champion Basketball: (June 5-9, 8:30AM-3:30PM, Ages 12-17)
The Porter-Gaud coaching staff is offering a camp for upcoming and prospective Junior Varsity Basketball players. Rising Juniors from the JV team this past year who wish to play at the Varsity level are invited to come and learn the fundamentals and skills needed to play at the next level. The coaches will work with you individually and in groups. There will be games throughout the week that will allow campers to test their skills against each other. Join us to learn the necessary skills to develop your game to its highest level.

Chuck Driesell Basketball Academy: (July 24-28, 9:00-4:00PM, Ages 7-15)
Chuck Driesell - Former Coach at James Madison and the University of Maryland, Lieutenant in the Navy and son of Hall of Famer "Lefty" Driesell.
The goal of Coach Driesell’s camp is to help develop a well-rounded, complete basketball player. Our philosophy is to teach the fundamentals of the game along with a proper attitude.

Kris Middleton Skills Academy: (July 13-14, July 15-16, 9:00-4:00PM, Ages 9-17)
Khris Middleton, former Porter-Gaud star and current starter for the Milwaukee Bucks, will host his 5th Annual Khris Middleton Skills Academy at his alma mater, Porter-Gaud School. The two-day basketball camp for girls and boys will focus on basketball fundamentals such as ball handling, passing, teamwork, and shooting. The Academy is for children of all skill levels! Campers will receive lunch, beverages, and prizes from corporate sponsors such as Nike and the Milwaukee Bucks.

State Champion Volleyball: (July 10-12, 10:00-1:00PM, Ages 13-18)
Train with the best, the 7-time defending State Champion PG Volleyball Team. This camp will focus on fundamentals, including more specific position training. Individual training will be integrated into team drills and game-like situations. This camp will be competitive and a great way to get ready for your upcoming volleyball season.

Beach Body Boot Camp: (June 6-10,9:00-11:00 AM, Ages 13-18)

Summers here! You need to look and feel your best. Don't miss our Camp with former Professional Football Player and Florida Gator Track and Football Star Kile Willett.
Come get shredded before soaking up that Summer Sunshine. Professional Athlete and Trainer Kyle Willet is offering his fitness camp for athletes that want to stay in tip top shape all Summer long. Build that beach bod and confidence!

Cyclone Speed Camp: (August 7-11, 9:00 – 12:00PM, Ages 12-18)
Speed is a skill, and technique matters! Learn starts, acceleration mechanics, and drills for improving maximum velocity. Trying to lower your 40-yard dash time for football, improve track times, or get to the ball faster in any sport? Then don't miss out on this incredible opportunity for Middle and High School students. This camp will deliver results that all serious athletes should take advantage of.

Ready Set Play: (August 7-11, 11:00 – 3:00PM, Ages 5-10)
Did you just have a Jump Start into your new grade and need some exercise and fun? No couch potatoes at this camp! Ready, Set, Play is the ultimate youth games program that starts right after the Jump Start programs end. Soccer, basketball, and kickball are a few sports that will be offered. Unique games such as capture the objects, pin ball, and soccer tag will also be played. Play with Hula-Hoops, Limbo, and learn how to “jump the snake.” Emphasis will be on basic motor skills, teamwork, and FUN! Campers are guaranteed to go home tired each day! Shorts, t-shirts, and athletic shoes are required. An assortment of snacks will be provided at no additional charge.


Academics/ Science and Technology:

Book Braniacs: (June 5-9, June 12-16 and August 7-11, 9:00 – 12:00PM, Ages 7-11)
Do you love reading? Are you an advanced reader and can't get enough of books? Splash on over to Mrs. Greer's summer reading group at Porter-Gaud for a week long book excursion! Bring sure to bring your sunglasses and beach towel for some reading relaxation. This class is capped at 12 students and you must pass a reading exam in order to attend.

Super Summer Science: (June 19-23, 9:00-12:00PM, Ages 6-10)
Prepare to be astounded by the fantastic world of Science. The program will educate and captivate on the wonders of the world. This curriculum will be hands on with activities and include a tour of the Science Exhibit downtown.
Summer is a time for lots of fun! So Super Summer Science campers will be exploring and discovering science through many enjoyable activities in this camp. Be ready to cool off when we make snow, go back in history to make fossils, catch fish in a net at the beach, make rainbows in glasses, shoot rockets with Alka Seltzer, erupt volcanoes, and many more activities. Come join Instructors: Robin Rutherford, 4th Grade Science Teacher, and Pam Kizer, for some super science fun and learning!

Youth Digital - Mod Design Camp: (June 12-16, 9:00-4:00PM, Ages 10-18)
Create Your Own Minecraft® mod! In this camp from Youth Digital, kids learn real Java™ programming as they design and code their own Minecraft mod from start to finish. Kids can use all their craziest ideas to create their own blocks, items, mobs, and more to add whatever they can think of into Minecraft! A sword made out of Pizza? How about a mob of marshmallow minions? Make it all happen in Mod Design Camp.

Youth Digital- App Design Camp: (July 24-28, 9:00-4:00PM, Ages 10-18)
Kids build their own mobile app! In this camp from Youth Digital, kids learn foundational mobile app development skills as they design and program their own mobile game. During camp, kids will complete a mobile game from start to finish, including choosing characters, level design, and programming the app’s functionality! Kids learn the same App Design concepts the pros use, including if-then statements, variables, debugging and troubleshooting to make their own mobile app!


Porter-Gaud Camps:

Jump Start to First Grade: (August 7-11, 9:00 – 11:00AM, Rising Grade 1)
Put on your detective hats and come join the fun! Rising first graders will become detectives for a week. Using their observation skills, students will discover the “mysteries” of Porter-Gaud. Students will discover the Porter-Gaud campus such as the Lower School playground, the cafeteria, the first grade building, the auditorium, the fine arts building, and much more.

Jump Start to Second Grade: (August 7-11, 9:00 – 11:00AM, Rising Grade 2)
Ready! Set! Jump into second grade with Mrs. Dixon. Get a jump start to your second grade year at Porter-Gaud. We will spend five days exploring what life will be like as a second grader. Jump Start will include reading and math skills, writing, and a lot of fun! Leap with both feet and get an early start to your year in second grade.


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