2018 Parent/Guardian Portal

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We are pleased to offer a variety of educational opportunities to build on your children’s imagination, creativity and talent as they experience Trident Technical College’s (TTC) 21st year of summer camps.

Kids’ College programs are geared towards children ages 7-11 and Teen University is programmed specifically for teens and preteens ages 12-17. 

New in 2018, we are offering camps for adults. Drop off your students at their camps and then spend a carefree morning or afternoon creating and exploring.

 

VIEW THE 2018 SUMMER CAMPS CATALOG


Registration:

| Summer camps open for registration on Feb. 15, 2018. Don’t wait until the last minute to register. Make sure your child has a summer to remember!

| Visit www.tridenttech.edu/ce/programs/summer-camps to browse program information and links to the registration page.

| Provide the camper’s information and Social Security number – not the parent’s information.

| Payment must be made at the time of registration.

| Make sure the college has your correct email and telephone number on file when you register.

| When registering online, you may now register all of your children on one “household” account.

 

Camp subject areas:

| College Prep

| Computer Technology

| Creative Arts

| Culinary, Baking and Pastry

| Film and Media

| Leadership Skills

| Math and Science

| Nature and Outdoors

| Young Professionals

 

Waiting List

No seats in the camp you are interested in? Place your child on the Summer Camps waiting list.

The waiting list option will appear in lieu of the add to cart option when a class is at capacity.

  

Camp Locations:

| Berkeley Campus, 1001 S. Live Oak Dr. (Highway 17-A), Moncks Corner, SC 29461

| Main Campus, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406

| Mount Pleasant Campus, 1125 John Dilligard Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

| Palmer Campus, 66 Columbus St., (downtown) Charleston, SC 29403

 

Camp Times:

Sessions are available from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m.

A select number of camps are offered all day.

But any camper can stay all day by signing up for both a morning camp and afternoon camp.

All campers attending all day must bring a lunch.

Campers eat in a supervised designated area.

Campers changing building locations during the day are escorted by a TTC staff member.

Children are supervised during lunch.

Microwave/refrigeration access is not available.

 

Snack/Break

A 15-minute break is scheduled every day, morning and afternoon.

Campers are asked to bring a snack and drink except for those attending the culinary and pastry camps. 

Microwave/refrigeration access is not available. 

 

Allergies

If a student has food or other allergies, please be aware that TTC does not guarantee an allergen-free environment.

Culinary camp recipes may contain nuts, nut oils, shellfish, gluten, dairy, produce and other food allergens.

 

Drop-Off

Parents/guardians must escort their children to and from the classroom and sign them in and out each day.

Please drop off your child at the site of his/her first camp.

Campers should arrive on campus no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of the camp. Campers arriving earlier will not be supervised, and parents/guardians must accept full responsibility for their behavior and safety.

Children driving themselves to camp are required to sign in and out. If the child does not sign in, TTC makes every effort to notify the emergency contact.

 

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.


Pick-Up

Parents must pick up children from the classroom and sign them out.

Campers should be picked up promptly at noon for the 8:30 a.m.-noon classes and 4:30 p.m. for the 1-4:30 p.m. classes.

If campers are not picked up within 15 minutes after their class has ended, they will be escorted to the supervised lunchroom.

A late fee of $15 for each 15 minutes will be charged for campers remaining more than 15 minutes after their class has ended.

Please allow ample time for traffic and weather, and if you’re going to be late, call 843.574.6152.

 

Early Pick-Up

Please notify staff during check in.

 

Dress Code

Please dress children appropriately; no flip-flops allowed.

 

Safety and Security

Do not call or text your children during camp hours because this may disrupt the class or cause an accident. TTC is not responsible for the loss of personal items such as video games and cell phones.


Disruptive Behavior

Campers engaging in disruptive behavior will be sent home after an initial warning. This includes inappropriate behavior, fighting, shoving and inappropriate language.

 

Special Needs

If a student has any physical, emotional, or educational special needs that would require special accommodations by camp staff, it is the responsibility of the legal guardian to disclose that information at the time of enrollment so camp staff are aware. Note: TTC does not guarantee all special accommodations can be met, but will do all that is possible to provide reasonable accommodations.

  

Instructors

Summer camp instructors are qualified educators from our local area who are selected for their abilities and expertise. They have years of experience and are excited about working with children and teens, along with providing a creative and stimulating learning environment.

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

| TTC reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or instructor availability, in which case registrants receive a full refund.

| The college gives no refunds after the course starts.

| No-shows are responsible for the full registration fee.

| If your child cannot attend a camp, please notify the Registration office at 843.574.6152 or ce.reg@tridenttech.edu immediately.

| The college grants a full refund to registrants if the cancellation is received 11 or more business days before the course starts, less a $20 processing fee.

| The college refunds registrants 75 percent of the registration fee if the cancellation is received within 10 business days before the course starts, less a $20 processing fee.

 

General Information:

| If you require any auxiliary aids, services or accommodations, call 843.574.6131

| Click Here for Campus information and maps

| Click Here to add your name to the Continuing Education mailing list

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Safe Sitter Camps:

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If your child is participating in our Safe Sitter camps, you will need to submit a parent registration and student contract as required by the Safe Sitter organization.

 

Terms and Conditions:

By registering your child in a summer camp, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • I understand that I am responsible for the transportation of my child to and from the appropriate Trident Technical College campus each day of the camp. I understand that I must sign my child in and out of camp every day. I understand that I must pick up my child on time or I will be charged an additional $15 fee for each 15 minutes that I am late. If my child is driving him or herself, the child will be required to sign in and out. If the child does not sign in, TTC will make every effort to notify the parent listed as the emergency contact.

  • I further agree to release and forever discharge Trident Technical College and its faculty, staff, and/or volunteers from any responsibility for loss of personal property or any liability for personal injury due to my negligence, the negligence of the above named child or the negligence of Trident Technical College and its faculty, staff and/or volunteers while he/she is participating in this summer camp. I understand that he/she may be subjected to potentially hazardous situations and surroundings during this camp. I waive any and all legal claims, rights or causes of action that I, any other parent, guardian, or sibling may have against Trident Technical College should an accident occur, due to my negligence, the negligence of the above named child, or the negligence of Trident Technical College and its faculty, staff, and/or volunteers.

  • I understand and agree to follow all of the rules outlined above. I am under eighteen years of age and my parent or guardian has also agreed to the above terms on my behalf.

  • If permission was granted during registration, Trident Technical College may photograph or videotape during the summer camp and your child may appear in these photographs or videotapes, which may be used by the college for promotional purposes.

 

Contact Information

Call 843.574.6152.