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Adventure Camp  Summer 2013

Adventure Camp is the perfect choice for kids who are looking for a way to get outside and get active this summer.  Each of our programs combine leadership, education, adventure, and fun with the intent of helping children grow mentally and physically, develop self-confidence, and become stewards of the environment.


Summer Schedule


Session 1

June 17 - June 21, 2013


Session 2

July 15 - July 19, 2013



Both sessions will be held at Canoeing for Kids in Lexington, SC.  Click here for a map.



Important Information

  • Cost: $200

  • Ages: 7-13 years old

  • Drop-off Times: 8:30am to 9:00am

  • Camp Times: 9:00am to 1:00pm

  • Bring a lunch and water bottle each day

Adventure Camp Activities

Mountain Biking

This course will help your child excel in mountain biking regardless of their current skill level.  They'll progress from basics on shifting and breaking to learning how to get over obstacles, handle ascents and descents, and how to fall safely.


Team Building

Outdoor activities tend to be more individually driven and team building exercises help remind children to take responsibility for the well-being of those around them. 




Children will experience the thrill of paddling on the scenic waters of the Saluda River.  Our experienced instructors will teach stroke and steering techniques, along with other basic paddling skills.


Arts and Crafts

Children will learn to think outside the box as they use natural materials to create magnificent works of art. 


Outdoor Education

Children will participate in mini-lessons on first aid, wildlife, trees, wilderness survival, and orienteering.  The knowledge gained in each of these lessons will be incorporated into the day's activities.



Along the hiking trail the children will get the opportunity to connect with their natural surroundings.  With the use of binoculars, they will search for wildlife and identify trees.  Compasses and maps will help them find their way on the trail.



Daily Schedule

8:30 - 9:00am         Check-In

9:00 - 10:00am   Team building

10:00 - 11:00am     Activity 1

11:00 - 12:00pm      Lunch

12:00 - 1:00pm       Activity 2


2012 Summer Camp Videos 



Sign up early!  Space is limited and camps fill up fast!

Register online or print out a registration form to fax/mail in.

Register Online

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Methods of Payment


Make checks payable to:

Palmetto Conservation Foundation

722 King Street

Columbia, SC 29205


Credit/Debit Card-

By phone: (803)771-0870


Pay Online-

Choose an option from the drop down menu below and click Add to Cart.




Cancellations must be received no later than two weeks prior to your scheduled camp date to receive a refund (minus a $50 non-refundable processing fee). No refund will be given for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to camp date.


Camps must meet minimum enrollment numbers or will be cancelled/rescheduled.  Parents will be notified at least seven days in advance of any changes in schedule.


Contact: Kari Hanna

Palmetto Conservation Foundation

722 King Street

Columbia, SC 29205



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