Summer Camps

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Who says learning and creativity should be just for grown-ups? Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development offers a variety of summer camps and year-round weekend courses that foster imagination, creativity and talent in youth and teens ages 7-17!


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About our Summer Camps

TTC’s summer camp programs are designed to help campers develop and expand their interests, stimulate creativity, make new friends and most important, have FUN learning! We offer hands-on, engaging summer camps and year-round courses in a variety of subjects like computer technology, life skills, creative arts, math and science and culinary arts.

What better way to spend a summer week than learning and having fun? TTC’s Kids’ College offers a variety of camps for children ages 7-11. Teen University camps are designed just for teens and preteens aged 12-17. Children and teens can learn anything from how to design video games and comic books to how the American legal system works, all while developing leadership and social skills, fostering creativity and having a blast.

Bring your camper for the day! Sign up for a morning and afternoon session, pack a lunch, and we'll take care of the rest!

Summer camps begin the week of June 11, 2018 and run through the week of Aug. 3, 2018. Camps open for registration on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.

What's New in 2018!

Trident Technical College is pleased to host our annual Kids’ College and Teen University summer camps. Camps are offered weekly from June 11-Aug. 3, 2018 for youth ages 7-17. Each year, we diversify our offerings and present innovative, exciting camps that stimulate your child’s imagination and inspire him or her to try new experiences. Check out some of our new initiatives this year!


Camp Sunrise Early Drop-Off - NEW!

For $35 per week, campers can arrive at 7:30 a.m. for Camp Sunrise, the new early drop-off program offered exclusively at TTC Main Campus. Students participate in a variety of engaging wake-up activities like brain teasers, games, light exercises, stretching and yoga to get ready for the day. Drop-off prior to 8:15 a.m. is for Camp Sunrise students only. If you need to drop your child off prior to 8:15 a.m., please register him/her for the program.


Teen University Filmmaking Academy

Join us for the inaugural year of Tech Flix Bootcamp to explore the creative side of the film industry. Work alongside Trident Tech’s real-life media team in our professional, state-of-the art labs and facilities. Take individual camps to learn skills that help you in your own projects. Take all six camps to experience the entire filmmaking process from start to finish. Plus, if you sign up for five camps, you can take the sixth camp at 50 percent off. Each camp contributes to a short film product completed at the end of June. Film-making camps are fast-paced and fun! No previous experience needed; our skilled teaching staff guides students of all ability levels. Camp offerings include: Movie Masks and Makeup; Set Design; Acting for Film; Sound for Film; Film Editing; and Film Production.


Teen University Music Academy Week

This one-week summer music experience (June 11-15, daily from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) at TTC’s Palmer Campus in downtown Charleston explores the intricacies of playing in small music ensembles. It is designed for music students (ages 12-17) studying woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments. To gain the most from the Music Academy week experience, campers must have completed at least one year of formal music education as part of a traditional band program and/or through private lessons.
Music Academy Week engages, educates and inspires young musicians through the power of music and music making. Campers engage in the shared experience of playing chamber music through a week of individual and small group coaching, masterclasses and workshops, and performances. Enroll for Music Academy Week online at Then email a video introduction with your registration to Your video should include: your name and age; number of years of music experience you have and how long you have been playing an instrument; why you would like to participate in Music Academy Week; and a one or two minute playing sample of your choice.


Camps for Adults

New this year, we are offering camps for adults. Drop off your students at their camps and then spend a carefree morning or afternoon creating and exploring.

Year-Round Classes

Our variety of classes for youth isn't just for summer anymore! We are pleased to offer various classes sure to encourage educational imagination, creativity and talent all year-round. We also offer a variety of camps during spring break to keep your child engaged in learning.

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Sign Up!

Summer camps are open for online registration on Feb. 15, 2018. Simply search for your camp using the last four digits of the course code from the catalog or search by name and click the "Add to Cart" button next to the section and dates that you would like. Follow instructions as prompted in our registration portal for summer camps. Many camps fill up quickly - if your desired class is full you may be prompted to add your child to the class waiting list.

You may also register in person at:

2001 Mabeline Road

Building 910, Room 102

North Charleston, SC 29406

Contact our call center at 843.574.6152 or email

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Check out this year's summer camps lineup!

Summer camps are just around the corner. TTC offers hundreds of weeklong camps for ages 7-17 from June 11-Aug. 3 at our campuses in North Charleston, Moncks Corner, Mount Pleasant and downtown Charleston. Check out this year’s catalog and register now!

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Register for spring and summer classes

SPRING AND SUMMER CLASSES: Youth can choose from a variety of quick, one-day classes to explore new areas of interest - learn computer and information technology skills, explore their creative side in art and culinary sessions, discover more about the great outdoors in outdoor living classes or develop leadership skills. Each class costs $49-$179. Cover of 2018 spring youth programs mailer VIEW THE SCHEDULE >>