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Daily Camp Schedule at Carolina Master Scholar Adventure Series


Carolina Master Scholar Adventure Series Summer Program


Make the University of South Carolina your premier destination this summer and experience a summer camp like no other! You’ll attend fascinating interactive classes and participate in group projects with other academically talented students from across the country. Your journey will include experiencing student life at the university – you’ll reside in the Honors Residence Hall, eat in campus dining and enjoy bowling, movie, trivia and karaoke nights. The one-of-a-kind Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series encourages academic excellence, healthy lifestyles and giving back to our community. Sign up for your adventure today at


Located on the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina, the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series offers gifted and talented students in grades 6 -12 an opportunity to experience campus life while making new friends and engaging in challenging course topics and fun-filled activities.


Spend your summer with students like you – highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated - who have a thirst to learn, prefer hands-on activities, and enjoy fun! Carefully designed by University faculty and staff, the Adventure series maximizes not only your academic skills but encourages stimulation to the whole person with physical, mental and social activities. The University of South Carolina CMS Adventures program is truly where learning and fun meet!


CMS Adventure Series scholars learn from USC faculty and staff and experts in the field while completing an academic project. Each weeklong course has orientation on Sunday followed by instruction Monday through Friday. Friends and family are invited to final presentations on Friday afternoon. Evenings at Carolina are filled with great activities – like movie, trivia and bowling nights!


Daily General Schedule


6:45 am Wake-up (Residential)
7:20 am Breakfast (Residential)
8:00 – 8:25 am Check-In (Commuters)
8:30 am Depart for classes (All)
9:00 – 11:30 am Instructional Module
11:45-12:45 pm Lunch
1:00 – 3:15pm Instructional Module
3:15 – 4:30 pm Recreational Afternoon Activity: Horseshoe Olympic games, basketball/volleyball/kickball at campus gym, campus tour, prep time for Friday’s projects, scavenger hunts, and etc.
4:30 – 5:00 pm Pick-Up (Commuters)
5:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Evening Activity: bowling, movie night, board games, competitions, trivia, basketball/volleyball/kickball at campus gym, scavenger hunt, and etc
8:00 – 9:00 pm Pick-Up (Commuter + Evening) Depending on activity
10:30 pm Room Check (Residential)
11:00 pm Lights Out (Residential)


*Note: This schedule is subject to change.

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