Camp Lakeside


Tucked away on the shores of Lake Thurmond, Camp Lakeside offers a refreshing escape from everyday life. Located in Lincolnton, GA, we provide a variety of enriching outdoor recreation programs just a short drive away from the heart of Augusta, Aiken and surrounding communities. Camp and Lakeside includes activities like swimming, hiking, fishing, archery, basketball, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, disc golf and more!

Camp Lakeside offers a variety of camp experiences for children of all ages and abilities. We mean it when we say, “Adventure for all.”

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Day camp can offer almost all of the benefits of traditional camp – new experiences, skill building, a sense of community and lasting friendships – while allowing campers to return home each afternoon.

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Camp I.V.E.Y. exists to empower high functioning children with developmental disabilities by promoting independence in life-skills, relationships, physical activity and leisure, communication, and self-confidence through recreation and the arts. In 2018, Camp I.V.E.Y. will be held July 23-28. Visit for more information!


Overnight Camp programs offer a wide variety of outdoor adventures led by trained and experienced leaders who guide children in an unforgettable experience. Expect new and fun activities that will add not only build skills but great new friends and character values for life.

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Camping is for everyone, and the Y offers specialty camps that focus on particular programming like teen adventure, music, sports specialties and for campers with special needs.

Cooking Camp: Find your inner chef and master basic cooking techniques! From baking to grilling to cooking over an open fire, Cooking Camp will introduce you to a variety of fun cooking options and even to some local chefs.

Fine Arts Camp: Love to sing, dance, act, paint, or play an instrument? Fine Arts Camp will help you hone some basic skills in the area of your choice and make memories while you’re at it.

Family Camp: Go hiking at night and experience the incredible sights, sounds and smells that can be found in nature at night. Then sit around the campfire and sing songs, play games and make memories with your whole family.

Survival Camp: Ever wondered if you could make it through a zombie apocalypse? Wonder no more! Join experts in outdoor survival to learn basic survival skills like building a fire and finding water. You’ll even spend one night out under the stars!

Watersports Camp: From kayaking and canoeing to paddleboards and so much more, watersports camp is for you if you love the water! Camp Lakeside is situated on the beautiful Strom Thurmond Lake where you have access to all types of watersports for this fantastic camp.


Whether you’re searching for the perfect place for a corporate retreat, church retreat, wedding, field trip, camp outing or more, we offer customizable packages for any of your event needs. Our team can provide programming, meals and expertise, or simply open the doors and let you use the property on your own. Contact us at 706.830.7626 or [email protected] to schedule a tour, today!

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