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Experience the South Carolina coast as never before!

Whether you prefer to bask in the Carolina sun or splash in the blue water, there’s nothing quite like a trip to the beach. From its majestic, white-capped waves to its varied and vibrant wildlife, the marine coast is a place of beauty and wonder. But what if you could experience all the fun of the beach while also learning more about South Carolina's incredible ecosystem? At Camp Sewee, also known as the Sewee Coastal Retreat Center, you can do all this and more!


From waterway tours and teambuilding courses to crabbing and salt marsh exploration, the staff at Sewee is ready to help you build the ideal itinerary for your group’s marine adventure. Through both individual and group activities, guests will learn about topics such as island ecology, marine biology, salt marsh ecosystems, ocean wildlife, and more. *Ask about seasonal events, group sizes, and special needs accommodations.

  • Barrier Island Exploration
  • Waterway Boat Tour
  • Cast Netting
  • Crabbing
  • Salt Marsh Exploration
  • Teams Course
  • Forestry Tour


We offer two lodging options:
- Modern, climate-controlled dorms with bunk-style beds and indoor bathrooms for up to 62 guests.
- A waterfront tent camping area for an immersive outdoor experience. The camping area can accommodate up to 100 tents.


A Lowcountry treasure that truly lives up to its name, Camp Sewee, offers a relaxing coastal retreat for all groups. With scenic views, abundant wildlife, and access to nearby barrier islands Camp Sewee provides year-round opportunities to explore the South Carolina Coast.

Camp Sewee is tucked away in Awendaw, SC just north of historic Charleston. The site is surrounded by the Francis Marion National Forest and located along the Intracoastal Waterway where visitors can immerse themselves in the coastal environment. Features include lodging, meeting space, fishing dock, ample field space, and boat ramp access. Guided activities include crabbing and cast netting, salt marsh expedition, tour of the intracoastal waterway, barrier island beach expedition, maritime forest exploration, and more!

Coastal Wildlife