About Us

Grand Strand Scale Modelers was chartered August 14th, 2018 as a chapter of IPMS/USA in the Region 12 Central Atlantic Division. Located in Myrtle Beach, we organized with six exceptionally talented individuals. Our goal is to improve our modeling skills as well as furthering the hobby. Along with these goals we are a social organization where anyone with an interest in scale modeling can enjoy camaraderie.

Our Mission Statement

To encourage interest in scale modeling by providing an outlet for the exchange of ideas and cultivation of the modeling hobby.

How to Join

Feel free to come to a meeting and check us out. If you like what you see and want to join, club dues are $20 per year, payable upon joining and annually at the October meeting.

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Regional & National Awards

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Two members (Phil Cavender & Herb Horvath) of Grand Strand Scale Modelers appeared on Carolina & Co Live Show broadcasted live on March 13, 2019 in order to promote the club. The segment starts 11:30 minutes into the show.
Carolina & Co Live is broadcasted daily on WPDE ABC 15 with coverage of
the Grand Strand and Pee Dee regions of SC.


Local Area Hobby Shops

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809 Elm Street

Fayetteville, NC 28303


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Online Shop


Online Shop

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326 St Andrews Rd.

Columbia, SC 29210


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3833 Ramsey Street

Fayetteville, NC 28311


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704 Main Street

Myrtle Beach, SC