"With the economy like it is, people might not be able to take a vacation. This is kind of a mini-vacation," said Mr. Brandt.
He said the camp will stress parent-child interaction as they focus on basketball skills with drills and games.
"Even if they don't know much about basketball, they'll be able to help their child after camp is over by reinforcing what they learned," Mr. Brandt said.
The cost is $125 for two overnight campers, or $95 for a pair who will commute. The fee includes meals, a basketball and two camp T-shirts. The participating adult must be at least age 21 but does not have to be the child's parent. Check in is from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday. Camp ends at 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Mr. Brandt at (803) 641-3491 or go to pacersports.com
See Sunday's print editon of The Chronicle or augustachronicle.com for a list of more summer camps.