A Place to Shine

Designed from the heart for children, teens adults facing serious illnesses and other physical, mental, and emotional health or life challenges, Camp Cole is a fully accessible camp and retreat facility located just outside Columbia, South Carolina. 

We exist so others can shine!

countdown to campers!

Join us as we count down the days to our first campers!

June 16, 2021

Our inaugural summer will feature organized weekend and week-long camps, facility rental opportunities, and our newly minted Therapeutic Riding Program.
Let the magic begin!
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Camp Cole's Mission

Wondering what we do and why we do it? Check out this video to learn the heart behind Camp Cole and why creating a place for others to shine is something we’re so passionate about.

creating a place for others to shine!

Come Shine with Us!

At Camp Cole, everybody shines, which is why we intentionally collaborate with organized camps, also known as our Camp Partners, to deliver year-round world-class experiences with world-class care. Our 40-acre campus is an idyllic home-away-from-home for everyone who visits and a safe place to try new things, grow in independence and confidence, and share friendships with people with similar challenges and capabilities.  

Our commitment to transforming the lives of every camper we meet can be evidenced in the quality of our developmental programming, our state-of-the-art Medical Care Facility, our expert teams of caregivers and thought leaders, and our warm and inviting culture that inspires an attitude of  “shining for life” or what we sometimes call “life-shine.”

We invite you to our special gathering place where groups can connect, share, encourage, and shine.

Camp Cole is located at 1571 Crossing Creek in Eastover, just 15 miles from Prisma Health Children’s Hospital.

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People

Camp Cole is about people.

People who share similar illnesses, challenges, and life experiences.

Place

Camp Cole is about place.

A place that feels like home, where family and friends surround you in your time of need, joy, sadness, or celebration.

Experience

Camp Cole is about experience.

Experiences that shape you for a day, a week, or a lifetime.