Summer 2023 Fun!

We have many fun and exciting activities to offer children this summer through our 2023 Summer VBS, Activities & Camps! Our SGPC summer camps continue to be a big hit for the children in our community each summer. Kids play and learn about gymnastics, basketball, soccer and much more! We welcome the children of SGPC members, as well as any children in the community who are not a formal part of Saxe Gotha Presbyterian. So make plans to join us this summer for a LOT of FUN in a very wholesome, Christian environment! Be sure to check out for other Summer Events for the whole family!

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Summer Camps 2023:

We look forward to you joining us for the 2023 Summer Camps. All camps are for boys and girls, ages are noted.

For Additional Information:
Amy Harding at (803) 359-7770, ext. 110 or
Meredith Cully, Communications Director at (803) 767-7676

Register for Basketball Camp:

Register for Kelly's Summer Camps:

Register for Soccer Shots:


July 31 - August 3, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, SGPC Gym. (Ages 6 - 12) Cost: $100. Open until camp is full. (Limit 48 players) The camp will be coached by former Lexington Wildcats Varsity Boys Head Coach, Bailey Harris. Bailey coached the Wildcats for over 30 years with over 600 wins. Including several region championships and two (2) state titles. Camp participants will receive 12 hours of instruction, a basketball, Christian attitudes, positive life lessons and healthy snacks. To Register: Go to link listed above. Registration forms also available for pick up from the church office. *ID and signature required at pick up.


July 24-28, from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon in the SGPC Gym, (Boys & Girls 4-9 yrs.), Cost: $115. Soccer Shots Camps provide children with an opportunity to develop their soccer skills, their character, and their creativity. Soccer Shots Camps include soccer games as well as a variety of other age-appropriate activities such as crafts, team building exercises, snack time and even literature. Children will be encouraged to participate in daily themes, and each camp will conclude with a celebration of the children’s hard work. Campers will receive a t-shirt and end of the week award and certificate. Sneakers are required. Must bring a snack with their name on it for snack time as well as a water bottle with their name on it. Soccer Shots will provide the rest.

Online Registration: Questions: or 803.999.7493.


  • Ages: 4-9, Boys and Girls (max of 30 campers)
  • Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 12 pm
  • $105 per Camp per Child, No Refunds

Online Registration: or Call Kelly’s Gymnastics and Sports: 803-359-0433

AMAZING CIRCUS & ACROBATICS CAMP: June 5 - 8 (Light House 145/146) - This fun and exciting camp will develop skills in flipping, tumbling, balancing, juggling and tightwire acts. The camp offers lots of silly circus fun, tricks on bars, beams, trampolines and boxes. The circus experience will help the camper become a circus master with lots of acrobatics training all week. Ages: 4-9, Boys and Girls.

* Dress up the last day of camp in your favorite costume!

SURVIVOR NINJA CHALLENGE CAMP: June 26 - 29 (Light House 145/146) – This exciting camp includes survivor skills with ninja course challenges through tunnels, obstacle courses and advanced tumbling stunts each day. The camp will include ladder crawls, climbing wall, fit wheel and beam courses that are rewarding and unique for all ages. Ages: 4-9, Boys and Girls.

GLADIATOR NERF KIDS CAMP: July 10 - 13 (Fellowship Hall/Welcome Center) - A very fun and challenging camp that will have lots of target shooting with your Nerf gun. (Bring Nerf guns, safety gear and bullets). Daily games of tug-o-war, balance knock off, building towers, secret passages, team and individual challenges. Wear your favorite gladiator outfit the last day to climb, hurdle and crawl to win the gladiator spirit award with discipline and confidence. Ages: 4-9, Boys and Girls.

* Wear your gladiator gear, bring Nerf Guns (bullets) and eye goggles.

COMBO SURVIVOR NINJA & GLADIATOR NERF KIDS CAMP: July 31 – August 3 (Light House 145/146)

The Combo Camp will provide many of the activities from both the Survivor Ninja and Gladiator Nerf Camps.

Bring nerf gun, bullets and safety gear for double the fun! Ages: 4-9, Boys and Girls.

* Wear your gladiator gear, bring Nerf Guns (bullets) and eye goggles. 

Kelly’s Reminders: Bring a Snack and a Drink Each Day / Please Pick Up on Time Each Day! / Awards/Surprises, Plus Challenges on the Last Day

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Vacation Bible School 2023 – “Twists & Turns”:

June 19-22, 2023 (9:00 am – 12:00 noon) Rising Grades 4K – 6th. Preschool is rising 4K-5K and limited capacity (125 children). Kids at VBS 2023 Twists & Turns, will learn that Following Jesus Changes the Game! Spin the spinner, beat the clock, skip ahead, and play to win! You’ll need to bring you’re A-game for this VBS is a celebration of games of all kinds! Kids will play their way through Bible study, crafts, missions, recreation and snacks. More importantly, kids will see Jesus through the eyes of one of his closest friends and discover that trusting Jesus as Savior and following Him changes the game entirely!

Our SGPC Vacation Bible School is always an exciting time for children to learn about God’s word through terrific music; fun, hands-on activities; creative, multi-sensory experiences and energetic large group ensemble and adult “characters” who dramatically tell about the VBS Biblical theme. And remember…water day on Thursday! VBS is a free experience that’s open to the community.

Questions, please contact Dawn MerckRegistration opens mid-March. To register or volunteer, please go to

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