Programs

Applications Open for Charleston Mayor’s Youth Commission

The Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families is currently accepting applications from high school students who are interested in joining the Mayor’s Youth Commission. Youth must be in good standing at public, private or home schools in Charleston County to apply. The Mayor’s Youth Commission gives young people a meaningful opportunity to address the…

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Registration open for Spring Break Camp and Summer Camp at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

Children ages 3 – 10 are invited to explore the arts and sciences at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry’s camps, with registration now open. Join the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry for Spring Break Camp: March 25 – 29, where some of the many activities include exploring weather, dissecting flowers and engineering the perfect pollinator,…

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West Point to hold STEM Workshop for youth at SC State

South Carolina State University will be the venue of a one-day Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM Workshop with hands-on, small and large group STEM activities presented by West Point staff members, STEM professionals and West Point cadets, to be held February 8 from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. SC State biological and physical sciences…

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“Reading Around the Bases” with the Charleston RiverDogs Continues

Charleston County School District (CCSD) have announced its joint program with the Charleston RiverDogs, “Reading Around the Bases,” is back for the third year in a row. “Reading Around the Bases” began during the 2016-2017 school year as a way to encourage literacy. The Lowcountry’s professional baseball team (and South Atlantic League affiliate of the 27-time…

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Daniel Island Student Among Group of 100 Teens Selected from Thousands to Take Part in 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy

Today, Walt Disney World Resort revealed the 100 extraordinary youths from across the nation who will participate in the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine. Each student receives an all-expenses-paid trip to Walt Disney World to participate in an immersive, transformational four-day experience that will take place March 21-24. The program,…

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Bright Star Touring Theatre presents new production in honor of Black History Month at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department have announced a Children’s Theatre performance in honor of Black History Month at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center from 10:00am-11:00am on Friday, February 1, 2019. North Carolina based theatre group Bright Star Touring Theatre will present Black History Hall of Fame, a fast-paced adventure introducing young…

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Take a Walk Through a Story at Wannamaker County Park

  Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) has partnered with Charleston County Parks and Recreation (CCPRC), in conjunction with Healthy Tri-County, to promote a love of literacy, exercise and the great outdoors through the installation of a StoryWalk around the lagoon at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park. The StoryWalk will officially open to the public during a free kickoff event from 10 a.m.-12…

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Darkness To Light Offers Free Training For Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Darkness to Light is offering a prevention education course at no charge to individuals and organizations focusing on child sexual abuse and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). The training focuses on the root cause of CSEC and why preventing sexual abuse is important in reducing the risk of…

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