Your Kids Will Have the Best Day Ever at Kamp Kiawah

If your kids are looking for something a little more exciting than a typical day at the beach, they will love Kamp Kiawah! It offers a fun-filled variety of full and half-day programs for children ages 3-15. It’s also a great way for vacationing children to make new friends, explore the island, and enjoy plenty of fantastic activities. Under the direction of energetic camp counselors from across the country, your children will enjoy arts and crafts, outdoor games, trips to the beach, time by the pool, and more.

Kamp Kiawah is just one fun thing for your kids to enjoy on a vacation to our area. Request a copy of our FREE Vacation Guide for even more family-friendly recommendations!


Everything You Need to Know About Kamp Kiawah

Give yourself the freedom to enjoy a day on the golf course or a quiet morning by the pool while your kids spend a day at Kamp Kiawah. You’ll be glad you did!



Although reservations are not required during the summer season, it is still a good idea to call ahead and reserve your child’s place at Kamp Kiawah. Doing so will allow the camp staff to prepare their programs and ensure the proper counselor-to-camper ratio is maintained. It is also an easy way to save $5 off the cost of camp! To reserve your child’s place, call (843) 768-6001. Or, you can make a reservation in person at the Heron Park Nature Center, Turtles’ Nest Art Studio in West Beach, or at any concierge service desk.


Kamp Kiawah Programs

You will find a variety of Kamp Kiawah programs from which to choose. Children can attend in the morning, afternoon, or for a full day. No matter which program you choose, your child will enjoy a variety of activities, including nature walks, arts and crafts, beach games, tennis, and more! Then, they can return for Kids’ Night Out in the evenings for more activities, including s’mores, cookouts, and treasure hunts. With each program, campers are divided into groups based on their age. Each age group has a different camper-to-counselor ratio:

  • 3 to 4 years old – 5:1
  • 5 to 7 years old – 8:1
  • 8 to 11 years old – 12:1


What to Bring to Camp

Most of the activities your kids will enjoy at Kamp Kiawah will be outside, rain or shine. Encourage your child to dress for the weather when getting ready for camp. From April through October, it’s recommended that children wear their bathing suit under their clothing. They’ll want to pack a towel and sunscreen, too! If your child is participating in a full-day camp, lunch will be provided.


New Programs for 2017

This year, Kamp Kiawah is offering a brand new program with 8- to 15-year-olds in mind: Camp Xtreme! At Camp Xtreme, your older children can participate in competitive sports, team building activities, STEM programs, and more. Activities include things like ultimate frisbee, relay races, a Ninja Obstacle Course, basketball and water balloon launching.


Enjoy a Memorable Family Vacation on Kiawah Island

If you’re looking for a beautiful, seaside destination that is filled with amazing family-friendly activities, spend your next vacation on Kiawah Island. With Pam Harrington Exclusives, you’ll find the perfect rental property to meet your needs. We offer homes like 122 Flyway Drive, which have room for everyone and can sleep up to 13 people. Or, if you’re planning a trip just for you and the kids, you’ll have your choice of oceanfront villas like 2375 Shipwatch Oceanside Villa. Browse our Kiawah Island vacation rentals online today to find the perfect fit for your next family vacation. Then, get started planning your trip to the Lowcountry today!


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