New England Scor! Camp 2018

Kingston, Rhode Island
Wednesday, August 08, 2018

About the Area: South County, RI
Named one of the 12 best places to vacation in North America by Money Magazine, South County RI is rich with history and natural beauty. The area boasts 100 miles of soft sandy beaches, 17 golf courses, and 15 museums. Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and lighthouses by the water. Experience stunning rural landscapes and quintessential New England towns. Nearby popular destinations are Newport and Narragansett Beach. Perfect vacation destination!

Read about South County, RI, including South Kingstown & Narragansett.

Camp Venue
Fine Arts Center
University of Rhode Island (URI)
105 Upper College Rd.
Kingston, RI

Home of the Department of Music at the University of Rhode Island, the Fine Arts Center features a 500-seat concert hall, rehearsal hall, and plenty of space for chamber groups and practicing. Conveniently located near restaurants and vacation areas, you'll love the university atmosphere and proximity to the beach!

View a map of this Scor! Camp location.


Eating meals together is part of the fun of Scor!. Although Scor! will not be providing meals at this event, you can take advantage of the numerous college town restaurants within a few blocks of this Scor! location. Eat out with your friends, or bring your own meal. (There is refrigeration available.) 

Hotel to Event Facility: We suggest that if you intend to fly in, you also rent a car. This Scor! location is a 30-40 minute drive south of the Providence-Warwick airport, and the hotel and event facility are 5 miles apart. So, for your convenience, a rental car is your best option. Plus, there is so much wonderful exploring to do in the area!

If you want to be close to the event facility, consider staying at a B&B only 1/2 a mile away. (See below.)

There is a train station (Amtrack: West Kingston, RI: KIN) very close to the University and the B&B if you'd like to take a train from NYC or Boston. Travel time from Boston is about 1 hour; Travel time from New York Penn Station is 3-3.5 hours.

If you will not have a car and will need transportation between the hotel and event facility, please check the box on your online registration that indicates you will need a ride. We will match you with a ride volunteer when possible. Otherwise, we will provide you with information on transportation options available to you.

Airport to Hotel Transportation: If you need transportation from the airport, please ask your hotel for the best option.


Reservations: If you need accommodations, please contact the hotel listed below. The hotel is 5 miles from the event facility, includes a fabulous Italian Restaurant and a beautiful outdoor pool & patio area, and free wifi. Breakfast is $6-$12 in the hotel restaurant or as low as $4 at the next door Dunkin Donuts.

Holiday Inn, South Kingstown
3009 Tower Hill Rd
Saunderstown, RI
Click here for hotel website.

How do I reserve a room? Call the Holiday Inn at the number listed above, or reserve online (using website above) using the group code SCO. 

What do I say when I call? Specify the nights you want to stay and the room type you want (double or king), and be sure to say you are with Scor! (String Camps for Adults) to get the group rate.

What is the Discounted Group Rate for Scor!?
$149 per night on Tuesday-Thursday night. (There are no more rooms left after the event on Friday night at the hotel. )

When is the deadline for getting the discounted rate? The hotel will make the discounted rooms available up to 1 month prior to camp (July 7). Make your reservations soon - this is a popular tourist destination and the hotel is getting full. Please contact the hotel for more information about availability.

Want a more unique lodging option? Try local Bed & Breakfast "Lily's at Little Rest". It's only 1/2 a mile from the event facility & boasts a deluxe European-Style continental breakfast. This is a great place to consider if you want to walk from the B&B to the university for Scor! Camp.  Please see the website or contact the Bed & Breakfast for more information.

Do I have to stay at this hotel? No. You can stay anywhere you'd like. We simply book a group rate and recommend a hotel as a convenience for you.
Does Scor! make my hotel accommodation reservations for me? No. You have to make your own accommodation arrangements.
Are the hotel accommodations included in my Scor! registration? No. Your Scor! registration covers the event tuition.
What if I have a problem reserving a room with the group rate at the hotel? Please let us know. Contact info is above and to the right.

Changes or Cancellations: Hotel reservation changes need to be handled directly with the hotel you booked. If you are cancelling your hotel reservation, please contact them ASAP, so other participants can use the room. We recommend that any cancellations of your hotel reservations be made at least 2 days prior to arrival (hotel minimum is 24 hrs. notice). Please check the cancellation policy of your individual hotel, as policies may vary.

Contact Information

Click for Scor! home page. Scor! is a program of Symerge, a charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
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