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With the school year ending, there’s a wide range of summer youth camp opportunities in West Columbia, with public library programs, too

The school year is coming to a close. With the summer months there are some opportunities in West Columbia to enjoy the break from school and have a lot of fun. The Cayce-West Columbia Branch of the Lexington County Public Library has several educational and entertaining activities and Lexington School District Two offers  several summer […]

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West Columbia summer camp opportunities abound – Summer Camp Guide

 School is out this week in West Columbia. With the school year over, many parents and students look for the chance to go to a summer camp. From schools and the zoo to the museum and recreation commission summer camp opportunities are plentiful in West Columbia. East Point Academy offers summer camps for athletes, academics, […]

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Christmas Planetarium Lighting at the SC State Museum is Dec. 1

The Holiday Planetarium Lighting is Thurs., Dec. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the SC State Museum. In addition to extended operating hours, this evening will include showings of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4-D and the planetarium experience, Winter Stars Live Sky. Plus, the Cotton Mill Exchange will be open for extra shopping time, kids can enjoy […]

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Summer ends soon, but you can still enjoy West Columbia

The first week of August is behind us, but you still have time to enjoy one last blast of summer fun. “We’re putting people in the water seven days a week, and we will be until Labor Day,” said Michael Mayo. He owns Palmetto Outdoor, the outfitter that conducts tubing trips on the Congaree River, […]

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Summer weather means fun on the water in West Columbia

With summertime temperatures, opportunities to play in the water in West Columbia are abundant. Palmetto Outdoor has become the epicenter for recreation on the Congaree River. The eco-tourism business provides cool, stress-relieving tubing trips down the refreshing river, ending at the West Columbia Riverwalk. “I’m very proud to offer an experience on the river to […]

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