(Shady Oaks FamCamp)
Do you want to stay in our campground?
Come and stay with us!
The Joint Base Charleston Family Campground (or commonly referred to as FamCamp) is located on the Air Force base is open to retired Military members, 100% disabled veterans, DoD ID card holders and active duty military members not stationed at or working on Joint Base Charleston.
We are now accepting reservations. Please keep in mind reservations can only be made over the phone. In regards to how far in advance, you can only reserve for the current month we are in and the month after that. You are still allowed to come in without a reservation as well, but if we cannot accommodate you in one of our 40+ full hook up sites with water, electric (30 & 50 amp) and sewer, you will be placed in overflow. Overflow includes water, electric (30 & 50 amp), and septic as well, with access to a dump station and bathroom facilities if needed.
Please make sure you have a valid military ID before you arrive, being that the FamCamp is located on the Air Force Base. We do not guarantee base access. To make sure you are eligible to access the base, please contact the Visitor's Center at (843)-963-5729
Does this sound like a place you'd like to stay?
Come on down! Stay for a weekend or a week and explore the Charleston area. Please note, this campground is ONLY for recreational camping and will not accommodate long term stays over 180 days.
Active duty military stationed at Joint Base Charleston or DoD card holders working on or with Joint Base Charleston are not allowed to stay in the FamCamp unless on leave.
Check in: Between 12 PM - 5 PM with the Outdoor Recreation Center
Check out: 11 AM on date scheduled to leave.
Cash/Check/Visa/Mastercard accepted for payment.
Cost is $23 per night.
There is a $23 NON-REFUNDABLE reservation fee when booking your stay!
101 Scarton Lane, Bldg 647
Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404
From Savannah/South: Take I-95 N to exit 33 for US-17 N. Proceed on US-17 N for 56 miles, then use right lane to take I-526 E (towards North Charleston). Follow I-526 E till I-26 and merge onto I-26 W (towards Columbia). Take exit 211A (towards Aviation Avenue & the Air Force Base). Follow all signs for base. Once on base, the campground will be your second right.
From Columbia, SC/North: From I-77, I-20 or I-95 take I-26 E (towards Charleston) and follow to exit 211A (towards Aviation Avenue & the Air Force Base). Follow all signs for base. Once on base campground will be your second right.
How do I make a reservation? Can I make a reservation online?
To make a reservation, you would have to call us at (843)-963-1732/1672 any time Monday-Friday 0900-1700. Reservations are only taken over the phone and can not be made online or through email
Do I pay the full amount for my stay when making a reservation?
No, you will only pay a $23 non-refundable reservation fee, but this reservation fee does go towards your first night's stay.
What are the rates? Are there weekly/monthly rates?
There are no weekly or monthly rates, it's just a flat rate per night.
*Full hookup spot - $23/night
Dry camping (no hookups) - $5/night
Tent Camping (water and electric) - $20/night
*Full hookup includes:
30/50 amp, water, and septic
What is the longest I can stay? Do you offer long-term stays?
Yes, we do offer long-term stays. The longest someone can stay is 180 days. However, we can only make a reservation for up to two weeks over the phone (if there is space available), and then you would extend once arrived physically at the campground.
What time is check-in/check-out?
Check-in : any time after 12 p.m.
Check-out: any time before 11 a.m.
What if I arrive after hours?
No worries! We will give you a call the morning of to let you know what spot you will be in and you can just go directly to the spot and check-in in the morning at the ORC facility.
Do you allow pets?
Yes! We love pets, we just ask that you pick up after them and keep them on a leash when walking them in the campground. We also ask that you please do not leave them outside unsupervised.