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Camp Griffin is the summer answer for students of all ages and interests.

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WHEN:
May 31-Aug. 5

WHO:
Campers 2s (30-months+)-8th grade
Open to SDS AND non-SDS students
* registration is for the rising grade and should reflect the student's grade for the upcoming 2022-23 school year

WHAT:
Camp Griffin's 2022 lineup of offerings is sure to appeal to students of all ages and interests.
- Camps operate daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with early and late stay options from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Half- and full-day options are available for campers 2 years to fourth grade.
- Lunch and morning and afternoon snacks are included in the cost of camps.

*preschool campers in 3s & 4s must be potty trained

SAVINGS:
Receive a 10% discount when you register for three or more camps! (use code TEN%)

Oh, the Places You Will Go!

May 31-June 3
2s-4s
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Oh, me! Oh, my! This week will fly by! All week we will craft and we will read; we will build and play and have much fun indeed! Register now so you won't miss the fun; this camp is first because it is number one! 

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Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh, my!

May 31-June 3
3s-4s
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Campers will learn about animal instincts and adaptations as they explore the animal world. Campers will even enjoy a visit with a few furry friends!

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Summer Soccer Series

June 2-25
kindergarten-8th
6-7:30 p.m. (Saturday games at 9 a.m.)
$160

Join Coach Nick to build soccer skills on Monday and Thursday evenings and go head to head as teams on Saturday mornings! Beginning campers will learn all the basics and intermediate and advanced campers will polish their skills. See you on the soccer field!

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Medieval Madness

May 31-June 3
kindergarten-1st
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Come get your knight or princess on! Campers will learn all about medieval culture. From creating bards like troubadours, to learning about knight weaponry and chivalry, this camp will explore the joys of court life. Campers will learn all about the popular dress of the time for both men and women in various stations of life. There will be a mock jousting tournament, chess matches, and we will take turns as silly jesters.

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Brains and Beauty: Spa Science

May 31-June 3
kindergarten-1st
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Campers will explore scientific principles as they get messy making bath bombs, soap, lip balm, face masks, and lotion. What makes bath bombs fizz? How does lip balm create a barrier to prevent lips from drying out? Campers will learn all about the science of spas!

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Microscope Madness

May 31-June 3
2nd-4th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

Investigate the minute particles around us! Budding scientists will use real microscopes, prepared slides, and their own slides to discover the microscopic world. Learn about single-celled organisms such as bacteria found in yogurt, and protozoan body structures. Inspect plant cells for unique structures that enable photosynthesis.

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Water World

May 31-June 3
2nd-4th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Campers will play dodgeball with water balloons, paint with water guns, build a water wall, make super soaker sponge balls, build and race different types of boats, and more. Get wet and work those STEM skills at the same time!

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Griffins Go Geocaching

May 31-June 3
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
5th-7th
$228

Has your camper ever wanted to find buried treasure? Let them become a modern-day pirate by participating in a game of high-tech treasure hunting! Campers will use old-fashionied compasses and hand-held GPS systems to find hidden treasures, or geocaches, hidden on campus and around town.

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Pinterest Party

May 31-June 3
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
5th-7th
$228

Join us for a Pinterest Party that lasts four full days! Does your camper love to create? From large decorative letters to transferring photographs to wood, this camp has it all! Get crafty with us!

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Coach Nibert's Camp of Champs Basketball Camp

May 31-June 3
kindergarten-8th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Join Coach Gregg Nibert for his Camp of Champs focusing on developmental skills! Campers will learn techniques related to shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and a host of defensive skills. They will have the opportunity to play one on one and three on three. Campers will enjoy playing games and participating in contests as they learn the skills necessary to succeed in basketball.

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Boats, Beaches and Blackbeards

June 6-10
2s-4s
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

Come aboard for a week of swashbuckling adventures! We will find our pirate names, practice knot-tying and walking the plank, and even enjoy a treasure hunt! We will play with boats and talk about why they float. We will learn about ocean animals and make watercolor jellyfish.

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Wiggle and Giggle!

June 6-10
3s-4s
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

Come get your energy out and explore during this week of fitness and fun! Campers will enjoy a variety of physical activities and imaginative play, such as hula hoop fun, yoga for beginners, a nature hike, obstacle courses, and silly pretend games. All these kinesthetic activities will help campers develop gross motor skills and keep them active.

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Capes and Comics

June 6-10
kindergarten-1st
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

This superhero creative writing and arts camp is a must! This camp will dive into the world of superheroes and comics. We will discover what all superheroes have in common and what makes a villain. We will write exciting comics as we learn about onomatopoeia and storyboards. Campers will also enjoy a lesson from J. Chris Campbell, an amazing cartoon artist!

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Dancing through Disney

June 6-10
kindergarten-1st
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

Dancers will learn to dance with the magic of Disney! This camp will include fun filled days of dancing, crafts, and Disney-themed activities. We will be dancing through Disney all week!

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Fun with Forensics: CSI

June 6-10
2nd-4th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $228
9 a.m.-noon: $140

Detectives and Investigators: Get out your magnifying glasses and detective hats! We have clues to decipher and crimes to solve! We will put our critical thinking to the test and get to the bottom of each of these mysteries by learning the tricks real investigators use to solve cases. While experimenting with simple detection techniques, campers will improve their reasoning and problem solving skills.

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Nerf Battles: Ninja Warrior

June 6-10
2nd-4th
​​​​​​​9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

Get ready to battle! In this action-packed week, campers will complete challenges, competitions, and do battle using Nerf guns. There will also be obstacle courses to face. This mix of team exercises and individual cunning will not only be fun, but improve strategic thinking and physical acumen.

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Makerspace Mania

June 6-10
5th-7th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
$285

Join our resident Makerspace expert, Mrs. Carol Hamilton, to learn all about creating in 3D! Campers will use the 3D printer and the Glowforge for 3D design! Create custom prototypes, use web-based software Tinkercad to create models, and watch them print on our Ultimaker 3D printer. Then use design software to create custom cut and engraved items on our 3D laser printer! Campers can choose to make 3D magnets, character models, picture frames, key chains, and more!

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Summer on Stage

June 6-10
5th-7th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
$285

Join Mary Thalassinos from the Spartanburg Youth Theatre in a week full of acting, singing, and dancing! Set design and costume creation will also get those creative juices flowing. Campers will end the week with a performance for parents!

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All Sports Camp

June 6-10 & Aug. 1-5
kindergarten-8th
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175 (K-4th only)

Coach Bob Allsbrook emphasizes the importance of sportsmanship as girls and boys develop their individual skills and teamwork. Campers play games such as dodgeball, black-out tag, Frogs and Ants, Survivor, soccer, bowling, parachute, Fruit Basket, Steal the Bacon, and many more.

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German Camp Plus Outdoor Fun!

June 6-10
2nd-7th
​​​​​​​9 a.m.-4 p.m.: $285
9 a.m.-noon: $175

Sprichst Du Deutsch? Join us for a weeklong exploration of German speaking countries and discover beautiful places, customs and traditions. Along the way we will introduce you to a world language that can offer so many opportunities for life. Enjoy all things German in the morning and join us for outdoor fun in the aftermoon!

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