Arts summer camp to launch in Conway

Immersive arts experiences for rising 7th-9th graders

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is partnering with Horry-Georgetown Technical College to provide a half-day, arts summer camp, July 8-11, 2024, for rising 7th-9th grade students.

Logo graphic for Coastal Creatives that reads "Arts. Amplified. Coastal Creatives, July 8-11, 2024."

Participants will engage in immersive, collaborative arts experiences in drama, music, writing, and visual arts. Interested families can register to attend by June 24 at

Under the theme “Connect and Collaborate as We Amplify the Arts,” Coastal Creatives will offer a transformative experience that inspires young minds to use the arts as a powerful tool for problem solving and creative expression. Activities will include drama games, rhythm exercises, creative writing workshops, and watercolor painting. As a Governor’s School outreach program, no prior arts experience is required, making this an inclusive opportunity for all interested students.

  • Coastal Creatives will take place on the Conway Campus of Horry-Georgetown Technical College (2050 Highway 501 East, Conway).
  • The only cost to participate is $50, and this includes lunch and all necessary materials.
    • Financial assistance is available for eligible students.

For more information and to register, please visit and/or contact the Office of Outreach at 864.282.4158 for questions.

Students are seated in the round with percussion instruments wearing enthusiastic looks on their faces as they make music together.

SCGSAH provided photo.

About S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities

Located in Greenville, the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities cultivates young artists from across the state through pre-professional training in the areas of creative writing, dance, drama, film, music and visual arts. As a public, residential high school, serving sophomores, juniors and seniors, students refine their talents in an arts-centered community while receiving a nationally recognized academic education. Summer programs are available to rising 7th-12th grade students. The Governor’s School serves as a resource to all teachers and students in South Carolina, offering comprehensive outreach programs designed to bring together artists, educators, community organizations and schools. Learn more at