Website Manager

2024 Summer Specialty Camps

LCRAC is excited to offer a wide variety of summer specialty camps in 2024.
Below you will find all camps listed under the location where the camp will take place.
The registration process may vary based on the camp location, hosts, or dates.  Please see the description of each camp for more information.

For information about LCRAC full day camp programs please click here.

Lexington Leisure Center

Amazing Race
Jun 17-21, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Are you ready for an adventure? Send your learner on a trip with Snapology around the world to discover unique aspects of different cultures, including national flags, traditional cuisines, influential artists, and notable historical landmarks! While they explore, they will be challenged to work with a partner to solve different tasks in various “countries” that will put them ahead or behind in the race to the finish line! Not only will your student be learning about world cultures and developing an appreciation for cultural differences, but they will be competing in fun challenges to test their building and problem-solving skills. Register at Snapology.com

Amusement Park Adventures
Jun 3-7, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Design your own amusement park in this super fun program! Learn how to use LEGO® bricks and other building materials to make coasters and other awesome rides. Can you design the next Disney World? Register at Snapology.com

Animation Studio
Jun 10-14, 1-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Create amazing movies with stop motion animation using LEGO® bricks. Children will work in teams to produce their very own movie complete with dialogue and sound effects. Movies are uploaded to a secure site for family and friends to see how cool they are! Register at Snapology.com

Baking Camp
June 24-27, Ages 7-10: 9-11:30am, Ages 10-13: 12:30-3pm | $125 | Elizabeth Harlow
Budding pastry chefs will immerse themselves in a world of mixing, measuring, and practicing the art of baking. From crafting the perfect cookie to decorating cupcakes with colorful flair, each day offers a new and exciting baking challenge. Our hands-on activities not only teach fundamental baking skills but also encourage creativity and teamwork. Students will focus on following recipes, proper measuring, classic techniques, presentation, working cleanly and safely in the kitchen, and exploring new flavors. Register at the Lexington Leisure Center.

Barbie Ballet Camp
Jun 17-20, Ages 3-6: 4-5pm, Ages 7-9 5-6pm | $55 | Let It Out Performing Arts
This summer your Beautiful Barbie will learn basic ballet skills, movements, along with fun and interactive dance activities during camp. Our suggested camp attire is Leotard, tutu, leggings, and Ballet Slippers. Register Online

"Bring It" Cheer & Dance Camp
Jun 3-6, 3-6pm | $110 | Let It Out Performing Arts
Ages 6-12. Filled with Fun Learning which will includes Cheer Motions, Chants, Jumps, Dance, and more! Your dancer will need a water bottle and light Snack for camp. Camp Attire: T-Shirt, Shorts, and Sneakers. Register Online

Combat Robots
Jun 24-28, 1-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head combat mission? Come learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using LEGO® bricks and then apply that knowledge to build a robot for friendly competition. You'll have a blast as you play robot football and complete the hoop challenge in this fun robotics program. Register at Snapology.com

Cooking Camp
June 17-19, Ages 7-10: 9-11:30am, Ages 10-13: 12:30-3pm | $100 | Elizabeth Harlow
At our hands-on cooking camp, young chefs will explore a variety of cooking techniques, culinary traditions, and global flavors. From chopping and sautéing to baking and plating, every day presents a new opportunity for culinary discovery.  Participants will learn about nutrition, food safety, and the art of crafting balanced and delicious meals. Campers will collaborate with their peers, enhancing teamwork and communication skills, while also gaining confidence in the kitchen. Register at the Lexington Leisure Center

Creative Theater Ages 7-10
Jun 24-28, 9am-12pm | $110 | Theater for Everyone
creativeTHEATRE is a method of teaching theatre that uses the imagination of children as the catalyst to create and perform original theatre/arts productions. We employ a hands on approach to the entire process, from idea generation to the final staging of the play.  Click here to register!

Creative Theater Ages 11-14
Jun 24-28, 1-4pm | $110 | Theater for Everyone
creativeTHEATRE is a method of teaching theatre that uses the imagination of children as the catalyst to create and perform original theatre/arts productions. We employ a hands on approach to the entire process, from idea generation to the final staging of the play.  Click here to register!

Creature Creators Robotics

Jun 17-21, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. In Snapology's Creature Creator program, your animal lover will build a variety of robotic creatures that respond to each of their programmed commands. While working with a partner to solve various challenges, your student will be taught how to effectively utilize sensors, how different mechanical components work in their robots, and how programming is a challenging but rewarding skill that they can master with just a little practice. We will support them in the development of their coding and building skills and inspire them with creative building challenges. It's going to be a RAWR-ing good time! Register at Snapology.com

GameBots with Lego Spike Prime
Jul 15-19, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Calling all gamers! Have a blast learning how to code while building robotic games to test your code. Students will use Scratch to learn about sequencing commands, value and sensor inputs, and loops. Whether creating a robotic hockey player, pinball machine, or a ring toss, your child is sure to have fun building, learning, and playing. Register at Snapology.com

Gladiator Nerf Games Camp
Jun 10-13, 9am-12pm | $110 | Kelly’s Gymnastics
Boys & Girls ages 4-9. A very fun & challenging camp that will have lots of target shooting with your NERF gun.  (Bring NERF guns, safety gear, & bullets)  Daily games of Tug-o-war, balance knock off, tower building, secret passages, team and individual challenges.  Wear camo or hero attire each day.  Register online at KellysGymn.com

Guitar Camp
Jun 17-21, 1-4pm | $150 | Ben Broughton
This weeklong camp is designed to engage guitarists at each level from beginner to advanced. Content will be tailored to each person's skill set and level. This fun and engaging camp will cover/include the basics of music, scales, chords, solo performance opportunities, and ensemble performances. The week will culminate with a Friday concert from all participants. Participants will need to bring their own instrument. Taught by Benjamin Broughton Past President of the South Carolina Music Educator's Associations Guitar Division.  Lexington School Dist. 1 students receive a $30 discount on camp fees.  Register at the Lexington Leisure Center.

Jedi Masters
Jul 22-26, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. In this program, your youngling will explore the galaxy with their master building skills and our intergalactically-focused curriculum. Motivated to become Jedi like the heroes in the movies, students will learn to concentrate on mastering the Force, appreciating the use of teamwork to build battle drones and AT-Walkers, and if their skills are up to par, make their very own lightsaber and use it in battle! May the force be with your young Padawan as they rise through the Jedi ranks! Register at Snapology.com

Mega Machines with Lego Spike Prime
May 28-31, 1-4pm | $149 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. In this machinery-focused robotics program, your engineer will explore the basics of robotics while building some pretty spectacular vehicles with their classmates! While working with a partner to complete various challenges, your student will be taught how to effectively utilize sensors, how different mechanical components work in their robots, and how programming is a challenging but rewarding skill that they can master with just a little practice. We will support them in the development of their coding and building skills and inspire them with creative building challenges. Register at Snapology.com

Mining and Building (MineCraft)
Jun 3-7, 1-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Do you think you know everything there is to know about Minecraft® and more? In Snapology’s EPIC Minecraft®, you are going to be put to the test. Your knowledge is going to be challenged in games of crafting and creating. What ideas can you create in EPIC Minecraft® - perhaps something that you nether thought of before. Come see if your skills are worthy at Snapology's EPIC Minecraft®! Register at Snapology.com

Mini-Figure Mania

Jul 15-19, 1-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. During this camp we will let you play with our secret stash of mini-figures...from movie characters, to sea creatures, to SpongeBob! Join us as we shrink ourselves to mini-figure size and create our own mini-figure worlds. Welcome to mini-figure mania! Register at Snapology.com

Pokemania
Jul 8-12, 12-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 5-14. Come join Snapology for Pokémania. Students will build and explore the world of Pokémon as they create their own gyms, battles, and even their very own generation of Pokémon. Children will also learn about real world science as they learn about the habitats of the Pokémon. Your child will have a blast becoming the best Pokémon trainer ever. Register at Snapology.com

Pokemon TCG Camp
Jul 29-Aug 1, 1-4pm | $100 | Firefly Toys & Games
Ages 8 and up.  "It’s time to, “Catch ‘Em All”!  Join us for Pokemon Camp, and discover fun Pokemon and Trainers, learn how to build your own deck, and battle with other new trainers!  Pokemon Camp will help campers learn the basics of Pokemon, get tips and tricks for building their very own deck, learn strategies during tcg battles, and play competitive battles against each other.  Trainers will get to take home their own deck, a mini binder, pack of sleeves and a deck box, along with some promo cards.  Basic Reading and Math skills are required. Register at the Lexington Leisure Center.

Rocket League
Jun 10-14, 10am-3pm | $175 | Midlands Gaming Coalition
Ages 10-17.  The Midlands Gaming Coalition is a premiere camp for young adults wishing to participate in the exciting world of E-Sports. Campers will learn about teamwork, leadership, communication, and strategic thinking.  Campers will be playing Rocket League, and will compete in a tournament at the end of the week!  No prior experience is needed, and all equipment is provided.  Learn more and register at Midlandsgaming.org

Kid’s Fit for Life
Jun 3-6, 5-7pm, Jul 22-25, 10-11:30am | $60 | Audrey Timmerman
Ages 6-14.  In everyday life as in sports we need to be able to move quickly, easily and with balance; we must be able to push and pull, squat and lift objects, walk, run, skate, ski, we must be able to rotate; and we must be able to handle and react to the unexpected. The human body can only move in these 5 ways, Pushing > Pulling > Level Change > Locomotion> Rotation. Kids Fit 4 Life will spend all week training these human movements. Whether it’s to get to the highest level of sports or just living a healthier lifestyle, this is the camp for you! Register at the Lexington Leisure Center.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Jul 29-Aug 2, 1-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 5-12. In Snapology’s Planes, Trains, and Automobiles program, children will explore the world of transportation. Students will build models of their favorite forms of transportation as they learn about energy, wheels and axles, air resistance, and more. Register at Snapology.com

Responsive Robotics w/ Cubelets
May 28-31, 9am-12pm | $149 | Snapology
Ages 7-12. In this challenge-focused program, your student will begin to develop their computational thinking skills by playing with modular, robotic cubes known as Cubelets®! Imagine this - every way your student snaps the magnetic cubes together creates a unique robot, but what really matters is how they figure out the perfect robot recipe to solve a challenge. They will work in small teams to figure out how to create energy-efficient lighthouses, racer bots, maze-solvers, goofy animals, and so much more! Is your student ready to play and tinker all day with Snapology? Register at Snapology.com

RoboPets Robotics with Lego Spike Prime
Jul 8-12, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 5-8. In this course, your builder will begin their exploration into the world of robotics by building simple, animal-inspired machines that are controlled by icon-based program codes. We will teach your little learner some fundamental engineering and programming concepts as they build goofy animals and design perfect habitats to protect their new robotic friends. Maybe you can't have an alligator as a pet at home, but you can definitely build one in our classroom at Snapology! Register at Snapology.com

RPG Games Camp
Jul 15-18, 1-4pm | $90 | Firefly Toys & Games
Come get your adventuring on! At RolePlaying Games (RPG) Camp, learn how to create a character, go on an adventure with friends, and fight anyone who gets in the way!  RPGs are a great way to build friendships, improve social skills, learn problem and puzzle solving skills, critical thinking, teamwork, and encourage a love of imagination and adventure!  Learn how to build your own character, the basics of Dungeons & Dragons, and how to take turns and play cooperatively with others.  Adventurers will be able to take home a miniature and self-built character, a set of dice and a dice bag.  Basic Reading and Math skills are required. Register at the Lexington Leisure Center.

Snapology Movie Favorites
Jul 29-Aug 2, 9am-12pm | $36 | Snapology
Ages 5-14. Bring your favorite animated movies to life using LEGO bricks in the super-fun camp. Movies such as the Toy Story, How to Train Your Dragon , Lion King, OnWard, Frozen and Trolls will be recreated using imagination and LEGO® bricks. Don’t miss out. Register at Snapology.com

Snapology Scientists
Jun 17-21, 1pm-4pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. Allow your child to cultivate their love of science and experience different domains of science & nature. Students will engage in concepts from astronomy, earth science, biology, chemistry and physics using LEGO® bricks and other interactive learning tools. We make science fun at Snapology! Register at Snapology.com

Space Wars Robotics with Lego Spike Prime
Jul 22-26, 9am-12pm | $179 | Snapology
Ages 7-14. In this Star Wars-inspired program, your padawan learner will explore the basics of robotics while digging into their favorite parts of the Star Wars movies - the machines! While working with a partner to complete various challenges, your student will be taught how to effectively utilize sensors, how different mechanical components work in their robots, and how programming is a challenging but rewarding skill that they can master with just a little practice. We will support them in the development of their coding and building skills and inspire them with creative building challenges based on the movies they love. May the force be with them as they build and grow! Register at Snapology.com

Super Smash Brothers
Jul 8-12, 10am-3pm | $175 | Midlands Gaming Coalition
Ages 10-17.  The Midlands Gaming Coalition is a premiere camp for young adults wishing to participate in the exciting world of E-Sports. Campers will learn about teamwork, leadership, communication, and strategic thinking.  Campers will be playing Super Smash Brothers, and will compete in a tournament at the end of the week!  No prior experience is needed, and all equipment is provided.  Learn more and register at Midlandsgaming.org

Survivor Ninja Zone
Jul 22-25, 9am-12pm | $110 | Kelly’s Gymnastics
Boys & Girls ages 4-9.  This exciting camp includes survivor skills, with ninja course challenges through tunnels, obstacle courses, & advanced tumbling stunts each day.  The camp will include ladder crawls, climbing wall, fit wheel, noodle games, and beam courses that are rewarding and unique. Register online at KellysGymn.com

Tailgate Games Camp for Adults
Every Thursday in August, 5-7pm | $65
Ages 21 and older.  Have a great time while getting ready for tailgating season!  Hone in your skills in various tailgating games including: cornhole, spikeball, ladderball, bottle-frisbee, and QB54. 

Tik Tok Dance Camp
Jul 15-18, 4-6pm | $85 | Let It Out Performing Arts
Ages 6-12. Dancers will learn the latest Tik Tok Dances as well New Choreographped Dances. Camp will be filled with a high energy atmosphere & music. Your dancer will need a water bottle and light snack for camp. Camp Attire: T-Shirt, Shorts, and Sneakers. Register Online

Tramp and Tumble
May 27-30, 1-4pm | $110 | Kelly’s Gymnastics
Boys & Girls ages 4-9.  This fun & exciting camp will develop skills in flipping, tumbling, balancing, & lots of jumping tramp fun.  The camp offers skills/routines on bars, beams, tramps, and boxes. The camp experience will help each gymnast become stars in acrobatics, tumbling, & outrageous tramp skills.  Register online at KellysGymn.com

 

*** FULL Day Registrations available for multiple Snapology Camps.  See Snapology for details. ***

Tennis Complexes

Summer Tennis & Pickleball Camps
The Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission offers weekly tennis and pickleball camps at both of its premier tennis facilities, The Lexington County Tennis Complex and The Cayce Tennis & Fitness Center. Each camp runs 5 days per week with structured lesson plans to get children playing the sport quickly through dynamic, fun drills and games. We also offer extended care options for parents looking to keep their kids active during the day while at work or on the go. During these extended care options kids will remain active playing other sports, games and activities.

Other Locations

Weight Lifting Camp
Jun 10-14, Jul 15-19, Aug 5-9, 1-3pm | $200/week | Vicky Caruso
High School Freshmen and older. Males and females welcome. Nationally ranked Olympic weightlifter and USAW certified coach is ready to help you whether you’re an athlete looking to get stronger for your sport, you’re interested in competing in Olympic weightlifting, or you just want to learn something new. Learn to properly snatch and clean & jerk. Group size limited to 10 per week.  Register at the Lexington Leisure Center.  Camp will be held at Crossfit Loadstar, 113 Vera Rd. Lexington.

Barr Road Gym

Basketball Camps
June 11-13 & July 23-25 | Ages 6-10: 9am-12pm, Ages 11-15: 1-4 pm | $87 | Jason Harman
Boys & Girls Camp. Let the basketball player in your family get outstanding training and have a whole lot of fun over Spring & Summer Break with NIKE Basketball Camp Operator/Director Jason Harman's basketball camps right here at the Barr Road Sports Complex! For more information email [email protected] or call Coach Harman at 803-240-9247.

Volleyball Camp for Girls I

June 18-20 | 9am-12pm | $87 | Erica Mehrl
Girls, ages 7-14. Learn from the Best: Our camp is led by experienced coaches and instructors who are passionate about teaching the game of volleyball.  Our experienced, outstanding coaches bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help your child develop their skills. Skill Development: Whether your child is a beginner or has some volleyball experience, our camp is designed to cater to all skill levels. We focus on fundamental skills such as serving, passing, setting, and hitting, and we'll also cover more advanced techniques for older participants. For more info please contact: [email protected] or call 803-785-7588

Volleyball Camp for Girls II
July 9-11 | 9am-12pm | $87 | Eric Shick
Girls, ages 7-14. Learn from the Best: Our camp is led by experienced coaches and instructors who are passionate about teaching the game of volleyball.  Our experienced, outstanding coaches bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help your child develop their skills. Skill Development: Whether your child is a beginner or has some volleyball experience, our camp is designed to cater to all skill levels. We focus on fundamental skills such as serving, passing, setting, and hitting, and we'll also cover more advanced techniques for older participants. For more info please contact: [email protected] or call 803-785-7588

Youth Pickleball Camp
June 4-6 & July 16-18 | Ages 6-10: 9am-12pm, Ages 11-15: 1-4pm | $87 | Paige Haas, USTA & PPR Certified Instructor
Join us at the Barr Road Sports Complex for our Kids Pickleball Camp, where young athletes can discover the joy of one of the fastest-growing sports in the world - Pickleball! Pickleball is a fantastic racquet sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. It's easy to pick up, making it perfect for kids of all skill levels. Our camp focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the game, fostering teamwork, and building sportsmanship. For more info please contact: [email protected] or call 803-785-7588

Archery Camp
June 3-7 | 9am-12pm or 1-4pm | $150 | Indy & Teresa Delize
Co-ed,  9 yrs and up. Join us for an exhilarating adventure this spring break at Barr Road Sports Complex's Archery Camp! Unleash your inner archer as we dive into the fundamentals of this ancient yet thrilling sport. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, campers will learn proper techniques, hone their skills, and participate in exciting challenges. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced archer, our camp offers a fun-filled environment where you can sharpen your aim, make new friends, and create lasting memories. Get ready to aim high, release your arrows, and experience the thrill of hitting the bullseye!

ADULT Pickleball Beginners: Learn & Play Camp
June 18-20 | 1-4pm | $87 | JoAnn Norelius, PPR Certified Instructor
Co-ed, ages 16 & up. For more info please contact: [email protected] or call 803-785-7588

ADULT Pickleball Intermediate: Practice & Play
July 2-3 | 9am-12pm | $40 | JoAnn Norelius, PPR Certified Instructor
Co-ed, ages 16 & up. For more info please contact: [email protected] or call 803-785-7588

VolleyTots Summer Day Camp 2024

Monday, July 1, 9am-2pm | $100
Co-ed Ages: 4-8. Nationally recognized youth volleyball program. VolleyTots is our most exciting new program! VolleyTots is designed to teach boys and girls ages 4-8 the fundamentals of volleyball. Through drills using ladders, cones, and REALLY soft volleyballs, kids will increase foot speed, develop hand-eye coordination, and engage in social activities coached by Kenzie Wood, the Youth Volleyball DIrector for Carolina Rogue Volleyball Come join the fun!

Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission

563 South Lake Drive 
Lexington, South Carolina 29072
Phone : 803-359-4048
Email : [email protected]
Copyright © 2024 Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission  |  Privacy Statement |  Terms Of Use |  License Agreement |  Children's Privacy Policy  Log In