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Camps & Children’s Programs

North Charleston Recreation Department offers a wonderful selection of Children’s Programs available to the community.

Some programs require a registration application and registration fee while others may not. Please note this listed under each program. CASH IS NOT ACCEPTED AT REGISTRATION; only checks, money orders or cashier checks.



Ages: 5-12 (as of May 31, 2023)
Registration Fee: $350 (Pre-registration required) NO REFUNDS!

2023 Registration: CLOSED – PROGRAM FULL!

The North Charleston Summer Camp program takes place at three locations across North Charleston – Felix Pinckney Community Center, Gethsemani Community Center & Northwoods Community Center.

This program is open to North Charleston RESIDENTS ONLY!

All registration space are non-refundable and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Ages: 5–12
Registration Fee: FREE (Pre-registration required)
Location(s): Felix Pinckney, Gethsemani and Northwoods Park

The North Charleston after school program is designed to keep your child motivated and active after school while providing quality supervision and guidance.

We focus on academic enrichment and recreational activities designed to teach your child valuable leadership and life skills they can use in their everyday decision making processes.

Commitment, responsibility, socialization, creativity and physical activity are the key components of the program which ensures that children are on track to become productive citizens of society.



Date: Friday, May 3rd, 2024
Ages: Pre-school-2nd grade
Registration fee: Free
Location(s): CCSD Regional Stadium

Held on the first Friday in May from 9:00 am-1:00 pm, the Children’s Festival is a major part of the annual North Charleston Arts Festival. Children are encouraged to dress in weather appropriate, comfortable clothes as activities will be held outdoors.

2024 Event Details Coming Soon! 

For more information, please call Katrina Page at (843)-740-5803 or email [email protected].


Date: Saturday, October 21st, 2023 – 4:00 -7:00pm
Ages: All Ages Community Center
Location(s): East Montague Ave.

In partnership with the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, the Annual Harvest Festival is a great way to celebrate Halloween. This free community event includes, trick or treating, kids zone & activities, music, vendors, costume contest and more!

Additional 2023 Event Details Coming Soon! 

For more information, please call Katrina Page at (843)-740-5803 or email [email protected].

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Date: Saturday, December 2nd – 4:00 – 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages Community Center
Location(s): Park Circle

This free annual city event is a holiday gift to the community.  Families, friends, and neighbors share the joys of the season through music, children’s activities, festive food and decorations, thousands of twinkling lights, visits with Santa, and a parade.

Additional 2023 Event Details Coming Soon! 

For more information, please call Katrina Page at (843)-740-5803 or email [email protected].


Winter Wonderland will not take place in 2023.

Our Programs Staff

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(843) 740-5803
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