For artists-at-heart seeking to explore their talents in an arts-immersive experience.

Students get the true Govie Experience in these overnight, residential summer programs. South Carolina residency is required to apply for all programs, with the exception of Summer Dance. Financial Assistance is available for all programs.

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Introduction to Filmmaking — New This Summer!

A two-week, introduction to film for passionate storytellers. Students will learn the filmmaking process from start to finish as they produce a short film.
► Students apply in 7th & 8th grade
► June 18-30

Arts Odyssey

A one-week program for students who want to explore Creative Writing, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts. While students focus in one art area, they experience the other art areas through guest lectures, activities, and performances.
Students apply in 7th & 8th grade
June 18-23  /  June 25-30


A two-week program for students who desire intensive training in Creative Writing, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts. The curriculum incorporates studio work, self-directed studies, performance, field trips, lectures and presentations by faculty and guest artists.
Students apply in 9th grade
July 9-22

Dance Immersion

A two-week exploration of the world of dance for young dancers at heart. Students build their skills across a variety of genres and styles through a diversity of courses.
Students apply in 6th & 7th grade
 June 18-30 / July 9-21

Summer Dance

A five-week ballet training intensive with a modern/contemporary dance component for passionate dance students. South Carolina residency is not required to apply for this program.
Students apply in 6th - 11th grade
 June 18 - July 22

Female student writing in journal for creative writing
Dance students during presentation
Young string students in rehearsal