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PLEASE NOTE: STARTS registration is closed for Summer 2023.

STARTS (Students Turning Toward the Arts) is a two week/half-day summer program for current 1st and 2nd grade students who are enrolled in Dorchester School District Two.

Enrollment is restricted to the first 120 applicants. Students registered after the first 120 applicants will be placed on a waiting list. 


  • June 12 -15, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sand Hill Elementary, 324 Gnarly Oak Lane, Summerville, SC 29485
  • June 19- 22, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sand Hill Elementary


The cost per child is $120, which includes a program T-shirt, materials, and a daily morning snack. Scholarships are available upon request. Registration fees are non-refundable.


Check back in April 2024 for next year's registration form.

A confirmation email will be sent when registration is complete. Once registration closes, families will be contacted confirming enrollment and payment options.

For more information, contact the Fine & Performing Arts Department at 843-832-5532.