Saturday, September 21, 2013

South Carolina on My Mind

Artist In Residence

If you are an artist you can garner a free week in a beautiful South Carolina state park cabin in 2014. Apply now, the deadline is October 31, 2013.

This unique opportunity is  available to  painters, photographers, potters, sculptors, weavers and other artists the opportunity to capture the natural and historical resources of South Carolina State Parks. Collaborative proposals will also be

In exchange the participating artists will donate an original work representative of their stay at their selected park within 90 days of their residency. The original work will be displayed in the cabins and other facilities throughout the park. The finished artwork should reflect a part of the artist’s residing park for present and future generations. 

For complete details:


Once again South Carolina State Parks are offering their half-priced 30 day camping snowbird special at select coastal parks from December 1st through February 28th. You can pick 3 different parks and spend 30 days in each one at half price.

If you're looking for temperate weather and pinching pennies, this could be a great opportunity for you and your RV.

From their website:

Dec. 1, 2013 through Feb. 28, 2014
Calling all snowbirds! Escape the cold of the North and come spend some extended time camping along the South Carolina coast this winter.

The South Carolina State Park campgrounds at Colleton, Edisto Beach, Givhans Ferry, Hunting Island, Huntington Beach and Myrtle Beach would like to offer you a 30-day campsite reservation at half price!  50% OFF!  This special is valid for reservations that encompass the period of December 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014.

There’s beautiful weather during this time of year in South Carolina and still so much to do on the park and in the nearby area.

To take advantage of this offer, here's what you need to do:
Call one of the six coastal parks that you are interested in reserving your campsite, and make your reservation. You cannot make your reservation online or via the toll-free number.
Mention you are interested in the 30-day snowbird camping special.
Pay for your entire month (30 days) at the time of registration.
There are no refunds for early departure.
Arrive and enjoy your stay!
For more information, or specific questions about the 30-day snowbird camping special, contact the park you are interested in directly:

Colleton  843-538-8206
Edisto Beach 843-869-2156
Givhans Ferry 843-873-0692
Hunting Island 843-838-2011
Huntington Beach 843-237-4440
Myrtle Beach 843-238-5325

Reservations can be made for only one 30 day period per park. Reservations are subject to availability at the following parks only: Colleton, Givhans Ferry, Hunting Island, Edisto Beach, Huntington Beach and Myrtle Beach. This offer is not valid with any other form of discount (SC Senior Citizens, etc.). Valid towards new reservations only. No refunds for early departure.  Campers can make additional reservations at one of the other parks.

1 comment:

  1. Very interesting, especially the first one about the artist in residence. I sent the link to my Granddaughter although I don't know how she would juggle her job with a week in SC. I hope she will at least enter and if selected, there is always a way. Thanks for posting this.


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