CREW Teams: visit for specific information on bringing your CREW team.

  • Climb


  • Swim


  • Grow


Experience a lakeside retreat as you’ve never seen it before!

Looking for the ideal location for your summer camp or professional retreat? Are you hoping to enjoy nature’s majesty all while taking advantage of comfortable group accommodations? Then look no further than Camp Bob Cooper, where the picturesque beauty of a lakeside location meets our expansive facilities and customizable programs!


From waterfront activities to high ropes courses to recreational fields, Camp Bob Cooper affords guests a wide variety of options for recreation and relaxation. With expert knowledge of our expansive facilities and program opportunities, our experienced staff is ready to help you plan your ideal group retreat today. Whether your group is seeking to team build or simply relax in the Carolina sun, Camp Bob Cooper has something for everyone! Ask about seasonal events, group sizes, and special needs accommodations.

  • 40-foot Climbing Wall
  • Large Fishing Pier
  • Waterslide
  • Blob
  • Paintball
  • Canoeing, Stand up Paddleboarding & Kayaking
  • Shooting and Archery Ranges
  • Football Field
  • Lighted Recreation Fields
  • Low Ropes Course
  • High Ropes Courses
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Team Building


From hotel-style accommodations to dorms and outdoor yurts, Camp Bob Cooper offers plenty of clean, comfortable lodging options for up to 650 guests. All accommodations are located within walking distance from meeting, dining, and recreational facilities and many of our lodging facilities have porches with gorgeous lakefront views.

All accommodations at Camp Bob Cooper offer air conditioning.



Ideal for large groups of youth or adults, our five dormitories offer comfortable lodging with bunk beds and a community bathroom in each dorm. Three large dorms can accommodate up to 118 guests each; two smaller dorms house 56 guests each.


Small groups can enjoy primitive camping in one of four outdoor yurts, each accommodating up to 16 guests with a separate bathroom facility.


Up to 40 guests can enjoy our lakefront lodge, featuring 10 rooms with two bunk beds and a private bath. Beautiful views from the covered porch make this one of the most scenic spots on campus.

Conference Center

Our Conference Center is secluded near the end of the our peninsula. It accommodates up to 40 guests (10 rooms with single beds and a private bath).


Seven apartments, each with a private bath can accommodate 2-4 guests each.


Camp Bob Cooper has proven to be one of South Carolina's favorite retreat locations for almost 70 years. Our 110-acre peninsula is located on the picturesque shores of Lake Marion, South Carolina's largest lake.

Since Clemson leased the property in 1942, thousands of people of all ages have enjoyed camps, conferences, retreats, and other special events on the shores of Lake Marion. Our facilities and programs are both expansive and customizable, with recreation opportunities including a fishing pier, blob, various watercraft, high ropes course, vertical playground, climbing wall, shooting range, recreational fields, gymnasium, and more. Whatever your group’s professional or recreational needs, Camp Bob Cooper is the place for you!

A legacy of lakeside fun.

Meeting Space

Camp Bob Cooper offers meeting spaces suitable for a variety of group sizes and types. Banquets, concerts, seminars, conferences, classes, small group meetings, and work sessions are just some of the events that have taken place at Camp Bob Cooper.

Rast Hall

Rast Hall is our largest meeting facility, with auditorium capacity for 650. Ideal for camp-wide seminars, retreats, youth meetings, concerts, and more, this modern facility includes a large open meeting space with a raised stage, Wi-Fi capability, and professional sound and lighting equipment.

Walter Cox Building

Suited for smaller groups and presentations, the Walter Cox Educational Building can accommodate up to 120 guests. This facility features multiple breakout rooms, a main meeting room with a small stage, and a kitchen.


Perfect for days with inclement weather, this air-conditioned facility features plenty of space for recreation. From a full size basketball court to an indoor climbing wall, the gymnasium is ideal for a broad range of activities.

Administration Building

Small groups are invited to meet in our Administration Building to talk, study, craft, or work together. This facility includes Wi-Fi capability.