Darlington, SC Summer Camps

Find Darlington, SC Summer Camps for kids & teens and choose your summer camp program: day, overnight, sport & specialty.


Summer Camps in Darlington, SC

Find more summer camp by typing the desired CITY, State or ZIP CODE in the Search Box or search by Activity or Camp name. You can also use our Advanced Search feature.

About Darlington, SC

Darlington is a small city in and the county seat of Darlington County, in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is a center for tobacco farming. The population was 6,289 at the 2010 census and is part of the Florence Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Early history

This area was settled in the mid-18th century by Welsh, Scotch-Irish, and English farmers, who grew cotton primarily. The settlement of what is now Darlington County began in earnest after 1736 and 1737 when the province of South Carolina set aside a vast area of land for the Welsh Baptist of Delaware. This Welsh Track bordered on both sides of the Pee Dee River. Soon after the first settlers began to arrive they constituted the Welsh Neck Baptist Church. This church was first located on the north side of the Pee Dee River, opposite present-day Society Hill. For almost thirty years settlers concentrated on the banks and small tributaries of the Pee Dee River. Beginning in the 1760s and continuing into the 1770s other groups slowly made their way into present-day Darlington and were granted lands on Lynches Creek , Jeffries Creek, and a host of other watercourses. These later settlers included descendants of French Huguenots, Scots-Irish, and the English. For three decades following the arrival of the first settlers, local government did not exist for the...