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iTEAMS Xtreme
Jul 6, 2015 - Jul 9, 2015
8:30am-4:00pm
CU Life Science Outreach Center - Summer Science Days II
Jul 7, 2015 - Jul 9, 2015
9:00am-12:30pm
Oconee Appalachian Kids Summer Camp: Folk Arts Day
Jul 7, 2015
9:00am-1:00pm
East Butler Road Corridor Study Drop-In Public Meeting
Jul 7, 2015
5:30pm-7:30pm
Savannah Sand Gnats vs. Greenville Drive
Jul 7, 2015
7:00pm-10:00pm
Upstate Transit Coalition
Jul 8, 2015
8:00am-9:00am
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July
6
Beginning
Jul 6th 8:30am
Ending
Jul 9th 4:00pm

iTEAMS Xtreme

Where
467 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 [ Map ]
Description
The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics is bringing iTEAMS Xtreme to Spartanburg county. iTEAMS Xtreme is a day camp to inspire rising 7th and 8th graders across the Palmetto State to become computer scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs. Students will participate in activities including creating Xtreme mobile apps, interactive objects and 3D models

Details:
July 6-9, 2015
8:30a.m.-3:30p.m. daily
Carver Middle School

Cost:
$185 per student - Includes lunch on Thursday of the camp, daily snacks and instructional materials
Early bird $165 per student - In order to receive this discount, apply and pay in full by April 13.
Financial aid available

Application deadline: May 18, 2015
Early bird application deadline: April 13, 2015

Contact:
Brigitte Barnett
brigitte@scgssm.org
803-201-9168
Age Group
Family Friendly
July
7
Beginning
Jul 7th 9:00am
Ending
Jul 9th 12:30pm

CU Life Science Outreach Center - Summer Science Days II

Where
G26 Jordan Hall [ Map ]
Description
This action-packed, hands-on camp covers a fun and fascinating array of biology and chemistry topics for rising 5th through 7th graders. Parents, grandparents or guardians are welcome to enroll and participate!
Age Group
Family Friendly
July
7
Beginning
Jul 7th 9:00am
Ending
Jul 7th 1:00pm

Oconee Appalachian Kids Summer Camp: Folk Arts Day

Where
123 Brown's Square Dr, Walhalla, SC [ Map ]
Description
Oconee Appalachian Kids, also known as OAK, is an educational program at the Oconee Heritage Center for children ages 6 through 12. This summer, the OHC will offer four different day camps that connect to the rich history and heritage of Oconee County. Camp fees include craft supplies and other materials for the day as well as snacks that will be distributed during each camp. Campers need to wear comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen and bug spray, if necessary.
Shaping of South Carolina Day
Tuesday, June 16th from 9am-1pm
Learn how our state got its shape as well as all things South Carolina! This fun day coincides with our temporary exhibit, The Shaping of South Carolina, on loan from the South Carolina Historical Society. Campers will learn about geography, surveying, and all the things that make South Carolina a wonderful place to live!
Folk Arts Day
Tuesday, July 7th from 9am-1pm

Campers will get to display their creative side! Campers will learn about heritage based art and practice the art themselves. Activities will include painting, weaving, pottery, and more!!
Wilderness Day
Tuesday, July 21st from 9am-1pm
The wild is waiting for campers! Campers will learn wilderness safety, as well as skills to take on your next family wilderness adventure. Activities will include bird watching, plant identification, and more!
Play Day
Tuesday, August 4th from 9am-1pm
Campers can say they've come to PLAY! Play day will be all about fun! Campers will learn how children in the past played without technology.

Fees:
For all 4 camps
$60 for members
$80 for non-members

Individual Camps
$15 for members
$20 for non-members
Age Group
Family Friendly
July
7
Beginning
Jul 7th 5:30pm
Ending
Jul 7th 7:30pm

East Butler Road Corridor Study Drop-In Public Meeting

Where
Mauldin Cultural Center 101, East Butler Road [ Map ]
Description
The City of Mauldin is developing a corridor plan for East Butler Road to build community consensus around improvements to the street that will enhance safety, improve traffic conditions, support a thriving business community and best serve community needs.
A drop-in public meeting will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Mauldin Cultural Center to gather ideas, concerns, and suggestions from the public. Interactive opportunities will be available to participants to provide input regarding their desires for East Butler Road. Please plan to join us on July 7th
Age Group
18+
July
7
Beginning
Jul 7th 7:00pm
Ending
Jul 7th 10:00pm

Savannah Sand Gnats vs. Greenville Drive

Where
945 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC [ Map ]
Description
Minor League Baseball - Greenville Drive vs. Savannah Sand Gnats
Age Group
Family Friendly
July
8
Beginning
Jul 8th 8:00am
Ending
Jul 8th 9:00am

Upstate Transit Coalition

Where
DishOut Cafe & Catering 728 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29609 [ Map ]
Description
July 26th marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The UTC will celebrate this landmark legislation with an overview of transportation requirements and interactive dialogue on improving accessibility and compliance in the Upstate. Presenters: Sandy Hanebrink (Touch the Future), Princella Lee Bridges (Bridges from Augusta) and Mike Teachey (Greenville CAN Coordinator).
Age Group
21+