CCS offers two wonderful summer camp options: Summer Camp Under the Oak Tree for Lower School students and Wild Weeks in the Wilderness for Middle and Upper school aged children.

Below, learn more about CCS's camp offerings and find their corresponding registration information.

Wild Weeks in the Wilderness

We are about to open sign-ups for our 10th year of traveling to the mountains for a Wild Week in the Wilderness! This is an incredible opportunity for students, jam-packed with swimming, hiking, camping, sliding, laughing, playing, and exploring!! Click here to view photos from last year's trips.

This year, CCS is offering five trips - four Middle School trips and one Upper School trip. We hope your child will join us for an experience he/she will never forget!
Registration for all camps will begin at 8:00 am on Sunday, December 1st, 2019. 
 
All you need to do to reserve a spot for your child is email Mr. Haynie at bhaynie@charlestoncollegiate.org.  Be sure to list your child’s name and the dates of the trip! And be sure to register as early as possible! These camps fill up quickly.
MIDDLE SCHOOL TRIP DETAILS:
Mr. Haynie, Ms. Bowers, Mrs. Haynie, Ms. Mueller, and Will Hutchisson (CCS Class of 2018) will lead these sessions. Campers will spend two nights in Pisgah National Forest and two nights at our new campsite at 5 Springs in Tamassee, SC!!! 
 
The cost for your child to attend is $650. Below, you will find what we provide for each student on the trips.
  • Transportation to and from Charleston, 5 Springs, and Pisgah National Forest in NC
  • Camping fees
  • All meals while on the trip (with the exception of two road meals at Subway)
  • Tents and cooking equipment
  • Your child will return from the trip knowing how to prepare/cook you a meal!
  • Two certified CPR/First Aid Instructors to accompany the group
  • Two certified lifeguards for all water activities
  • Complete equipment for group games and activities
  • Two paid ice cream stops along the way
  • A minimum of 300 pictures/videos from the trip
  • A combination of 30 years experience in the field of Outdoor Education from the instructors
  • Voted “The best trip in the world” for the past nine years by former campers!

Dates:
June 8-12
  • rising 5th-rising 6th grades
  • two sessions (one boys' trip & one girls' trip if number of registrants allows)
  • 12 spots open per session
  • open to students from other schools
June 15-19
  • rising 7th-rising 8th grades
  • Two sessions (co-ed)
  • 12 spots open per session
  • open to students from other schools
 
UPPER SCHOOL TRIP DETAILS:
This trip is set up to be co-ed and open to all rising 9th through rising 12th grade students. Ms. Mueller and Mr. Haynie will lead this trip. Campers will spend two nights in Pisgah National Forest, two nights at our new campsite at 5 Springs in Tamassee, SC, and three nights at the Blue Ridge Assembly YMCA in Black Mountain, NC. 
 
The cost for your child to attend is $1,150. Below, you will find what we provide for each student on the trip.
  • Transportation to and from Charleston, YMCA, 5 Springs, and Pisgah National Forest in NC
  • Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, high ropes course, hiking, swimming pool with diving boards, gymnasium, furnished house with kitchen at YMCA           
  • All meals while on the trip (with the exception of two road meals at Subway)
  • Tents and cooking equipment
  • Your child will return from the trip knowing how to prepare/cook you a meal!
  • Two certified CPR/First Aid Instructors to accompany the group
  • Two certified lifeguards for all water activities
  • Complete equipment for group games and activities
  • Two paid ice cream stops along the way
  • A minimum of 300 pictures/videos from the trip
  • A combination of 30 years experience in the field of Outdoor Education from the instructors
  • Voted “The best trip in the world” for the past nine years by former campers!
 
Dates:
June 22-29
  • Maximum number of campers - 14
 
Registration for all camps will begin at 8:00 am on Sunday, December 1st, 2019. 
 
All you need to do to reserve a spot for your child is email Mr. Haynie at bhaynie@charlestoncollegiate.org.  Be sure to list your child’s name and the dates of the trip! And be sure to register as early as possible! These camps fill up quickly.
 

 

Summer Camp Under the Oak Tree


Summer Camp Under the Oak Tree is a wonderful learning day camp for children rising Prekindergarten to Grade 4.
 
Every week of Summer Camp focuses on a different learning theme - with no screen time! Activities include yoga, art, sports, wilderness, coding, original end-of-the-week performances by our campers, and lots more!
 
Classes are led by our very own CCS staff and students. Summer Camp Under the Oak Tree feeds the hunger of the creative and adventurous mind.
2024 Academy Drive
Johns Island, SC 29455

Phone: 843-559-5506

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