Upward Star Center Summer Camps:
Our summer camps consists of sports themed weeks. During our camps your child will be learning the skills, rules and strategies that are particular to that sport all morning long. Throughout the week they will build on what they learned the day before, and use those skills during friendly competitions. In the afternoon all campers will enoy PE style games, and will also have the opportunity to have some down time for free play. Our summer camps are for grades K5 (must have finished K5) - 6th grade. Campers can pack a lunch or purchase a lunch for $5 per day.
This camp runs from 9am - 4pm with early drop off starting at 7am and late pick up ending at 6pm.
Upward Star Center Elite Skills Camps:
Our Elite Skills Camps are full-day sports camps for the more serious athlete who wants to improve their game. Qualified instructors/coaches will lead the camps and feature special guests throughout the summer. Our Elite Skills Camps are for grades 4th - 8th grade. Campers can pack a lunch or purchase a lunch for $5 per day.
This camp is Monday - Thursday and runs from 9am - 4pm with early drop off starting at 7am and late pick up ending at 6pm.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I Register?
You can register online at http://upward.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseDayCamps.aspx , by calling 864-949-5900, or just come on by the Star Center and we will register you in person.
Where is camp at?
Camp is held at the Upward Star Center, 9768 Warren Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC 29301
What is the cost?
We have a few options depending on the type of experience you are looking for:
Summer Day Camps ($150)
Elite Skills Camps ($200)
Lunches ($5 per day)
When is Drop Off/Pick Up time?
Early Drop Off time is from 7am – 9am
Late Pick Up time is from 4pm – 6pm
Is there an extra cost for the Early Drop Off or Late Pick Up?
What is the difference between Summer Day Camp and Elite Skills Camp?
The Summer Day Camp features weekly sports themes in the morning followed by day camp activities & PE games in the afternoon. It will be in a fun, non-threatening environment. The Elite Skills Camps feature all-day sports themed camps and will be in a more competitive environment. It is for the atlete who wants to take their game to the next level.
What are the ages?
Summer Day Camp: K5 - 6th Grade
Elite Skills Camps: 4th - 8th Grade
Are lunch and snacks included?
Snacks are included. However lunch is an additional ($5/Day) or ($25/Week)
Who will my child be spending the day with?
Your child will be spending the day with our highly qualified camp counselors. All of our counselors are either in college or have graduated from college. Many of our counselors are working towards a degree in Sports Recreation, Ministry, Education, and Child Psychology.
How do you group the campers?
We group them by age.
Does my child need to bring any equipment?
In most cases no. If for some reason your child will need to bring anything we will let you know in advance.
What is your refund policy?
You must cancel your registration at least one week in advance. If you are not able to cancel one week out we will be glad to credit you to another camp throughout the summer.
Are field trips included in the price of the summer camp?
Yes when applicable.
Can my child still participate in camp if they've never played the sport before?
Absolutely! Our camps are designed for beginning players through experienced players. The campers will be paired up with kids around their specific playing experience which will allow them to have a more competitive, yet FUN atmosphere!