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American Military Legend Summer Camp @ Mighty Eighth, Pooler

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in Pooler is offering enriching, adventurous full-day summer camps during Summer 2016.

Mighty Eighth summer camps are week long day camps which immerse the kids in different aspects of military history.

All camps are 9AM- 4PM Monday-Friday. For ages 7-12 (expect for the American Military Legends camp for ages 12-16).
They all include lunch, snacks, drinks and t-shirts. T-shirt size guaranteed if signed up by May 15.

To register: call 912-988-1832 or email education@mightyeighth.org 

American Military Legends: Ages 12-16 $225 June 6-10

Mighty 8 Boot Camp: Army experiences camp (formerly combat camp). Want your child to have fun getting lots of outdoor exercise running around pretending to be in the army?  $250 June 13-17 & July 11-15

FTX- field training exercises: Fun outdoor activities, “fort” building, respect for/survival in nature, escape and evade $200 June 20-24 & July 25-29

Art of War Gaming Camp: Strategy and planning related to gaming and life lessons. Planning, strategy, thinking ahead, working as a team and thinking on your feet are all important skills in life. Board games and outside games are a super great way to learn these lessons, meet new friends and have lots of fun . $225 June 27-July 1

WWII Adventure Camp: Learn about WWII life on the ground, in the air and from the movies. $175 July 18-22

**Camps are physically active***

Discounts are available. Go to Facebook at Education at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force for more details on each camp, or email rlamb@mightyeighth.org.

Call 912-988-1832 or email education@mightyeighth.org for more information or to register.

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Family movies during Summer 2016 @ Tybee Post Theater

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Tybee Post Theater Family Movies in July

The Tybee Post Theater  will show family-friendly movies weekdays during the summer for local families and visitors.

Below are the movie listings, dates & prices. Showtimes are 3PM & 7PM.

The Good Dinosaur on Wed. Aug. 10
Eddie the Eagle on Thurs. Aug. 11

COST

Adults:$7
Kids 12 and younger:$5
$2 popcorn; $2 soft drinks. The concession stands also serves adult beverages.

LOCATION

The Tybee Post Theater
10 Van Horne Ave.
Tybee Island, GA 31328

U-pick thornless blackberry season 2016, Savannah

Monday, May 30th, 2016

U-pick blackberry picking Savannah

U-pick thornless blackberry season is now open on a limited basis @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah.

Picking hours will be Monday-Thursday and Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm (Note there’s no berry picking on Fridays or Sundays).

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm offers fresh berry fruits for picking from the fields when in season. The harvest season is heavily weather dependent.

Call 912-921-5460 to learn the status of the field prior to arriving, as poor weather or large crowds may pick the field clean well before the 1PM scheduled closing. The best time to pick is first thing in the morning at 9 am (as it is cooler, too).

No pets allowed in the fruit picking fields during your harvest. Children must be supervised to prevent plant trampling. You are responsible to pay for all fruits (ripe or unripe) picked during a visit.

More details here. 

COST: $3 per pound. Containers provided.  Cash and credit card (debit cards as well if they have a major credit card symbol on them) are accepted.

The gardens have picnic tables scattered around the grounds if you want to make a picnic out of your trip.

CGBG does NOT offer a picking service.

Stay updated about u-pick fields status by liking Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens on Facebook here. 

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, 31419 (912) 921-5460, E-mail: coastal@uga.edu,www.coastalgeorgiabg.org

2016 Summer All Sports Camp @ Armstrong, Savannah

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Sports Summer Camps 2016 Armstrong Savannah

Sign up your kids for an all sports summer camp in Savannah that includes basketball, flag football, kickball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, tag & more for ages 6-12.

The Recreation and Wellness Department at Armstrong State University in Savannah hosts this 2016 All Sports Summer Camp. Kids will participate in a variety of activities to include; basketball, flag football, kickball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, tag games, and nutritional and environmental presentations all on the beautiful Armstrong campus!

Dates: June 20-22, 2016 and/or July 25-27, 2016
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $105 and $135 for “Extended Care”

General Camp Information
– A mid-morning snack will be provided (children with special diets need to provide their own snack)
– Children bring their own lunches
– Campers should wear clothing that allows them to participate in a variety of activities (i.e. tennis shoes, shorts, and t-shirt)

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
– Camper drop-off time will be 8:15 to 8:30 am
– Camper pick-up time will be 3:30 pm

*For “Extended Care” camp will run until 5 pm

Camp Counselors
– Counselors are current ASU students with a desire to work with youth
– All counselors have gone through a basic background check which includes the national sex offender registry
– Counselors are basic first aid and CPR certified

Register here.

For more information
Contact at Sean Willett at 912.344.3295 or sean.willett@armstrong.edu.

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Free golf & club rentals for juniors, discount for parents on certain days in June 2016, Savannah

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Women's Golf Month Specials Club Savannah Harbor

Every Sunday afternoon in June after 2PM come to The Club at Savannah Harbor and play 9 holes with your family.

Parents play for just $15 for nine holes with accompanied juniors,
and all juniors 18 and younger are Free!

Complimentary Callaway rentals are available for all juniors during the month of June.

The Club at Savannah Harbor will also host four Women’s clinics
on Saturday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 10:30-11:30AM. $25 for adults and juniors are free.

Learn more here. 

To sign up, call 912.201.2240 or email Golf.savannah@westin.com.

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World Oceans Day @ Savannah Marine Education Center

Friday, May 27th, 2016

World Oceans Day Skidaway Aquarium

On June 8, 2016 celebrate World Oceans Day at the UGA Aquarium!

Come see what Georgia’s first saltwater aquarium has to offer on this nation-wide event and see what lives in the Atlantic ocean off our coast.

On World Oceans Day, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will present a day of special events, including a dedication ceremony for the new outdoor pavilion and family-oriented activities.

Scheduled activities throughout the day will include aquarium feedings and behind-the-scenes peeks, reptile encounters and the grand opening and dedication of the pavilion.

Aquarium Admission & Hours

The UGA Aquarium is open to the public:

9 AM – 4 PM Monday – Friday
10 AM – 5 PM on Saturdays

Admission:
Ages 13-54: $6
Children ages 3-12: $3
Seniors (55+): $3
Military w/ID: $3
Ages 1-2: Free

Location

Click here to view the aquarium’s location in Google Maps.

Marine Education Center & Aquarium
30 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411

New Kindermusik Savannah classes in June 2016

Friday, May 27th, 2016

new Kindermusik Savannah June 2016 classes New Kindermusik Savannah classes in June.

Kindermusik with 88 Keys is offering a brand-new family class (ages 0-7) Tuesdays at 10AM in June, beginning June 7.

Kindermusik Savannah is also starting a new class for 4- to 7-year-olds, which will be Mondays at 6PM, beginning June 6.

For the baby class (Mondays at 9:20AM), there’s a new theme: “Peekaboo!” The toddler class (Mondays at 10:15AM), the brand new theme is “Rhyme Around Town!”

Join Kindermusik Savannah in June for some extra exciting musical fun.

If you’ve never been before, your first class is FREE.

Please register online to attend: www.kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

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Father’s Day Golf Specials @ The Club at Savannah Harbor

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Fathers Day Golf GIft Special Savannah

The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island next to the Westin is your go-to spot for Father’s Day on June 19, 2016.

Brunch

Start with a special Father’s Day brunch @ The Club Pavilion, 9AM-1PM June 19. Treat dad to hearty meal with breakfast meats and omelette station. Dads will receive an additional special gift.

US Open 2-person Golf Shamble
10AM June 19
Parent & Junior Teams, $59 for 18 holes
Regular teams, $79 for 18 holes

Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day Gift Certificates available for $109 & it includes a round of golf & two golf lessons.

For reservations, call Olena at 912-201-2251 or email golf.savannah@westin.com

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Summer Daily Programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Savannah Children’s Museum is ready for fun filled summer 2016 with camps, summer weekly themes, and *NEW* programs launching May 31st!

May 31 2016 marks the day the museum will switch to their summer hours (Mon-Sat 9am-2pm) and new program schedule listed below.

The museum’s new programs include Smart Start, STEAM Studio, Teddy Bear Picnic, and Young Explorers.  Daily programs are included in the purchase of your museum pass and free for members.

Summer Hours

On Mon. May 30, Savannah Children’s Museum will be open & will officially begin their summer hours.

Enjoy SCM all summer long, Monday – Saturday: 9AM-2PM (closed Sundays) through Labor Day, Sept. 5.

Summer Daily Programs 2016 Savannah Children's Museum

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Pre-K Openings @ Calvary Day School in Savannah for 2016-17

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

pre-K Calvary Day School Savannah Calvary Day School in Savannah  has Pre-K Openings for the 2016-17 school year.

About Calvary Day School

The mission at Calvary Day School is to provide a Christ-centered educational experience for grades Pre-K to 12 through thedevelopment of the total student spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.

Private tours of the school are available. To schedule your private tour select “Private Tour” from the drop down menu here. Calvary will contact you shortly to schedule your tour.

To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

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Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
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Learn to surf this summer with Tybee Surf Lessons

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Tybee Surf Lessons Camp Savannah Tybee Surf Lessons Surf & Ukulele Camps are week long, 3 hour camps available for ages 6-16.

Campers will discover the sport of surfing and learn ocean safety as they participate in fun activities. Throughout the week campers will also learn how to play the ukulele from an experienced Hawaii-based surfer and ukulele instructor.

Enthusiastic instructors, whom are Nationally Certified and competitive surf coaches, bring a wide range of experience and talent to enhance these camp adventures.

Come for a fun week of “hanging ten” and an experience your child will never forget.

Tybee Surf Camp 2016 Savannah LessonsWhen: June 13-17th @1-4pm, July 4-8th @8-11am, July 25-29th @8-11am

All Camps are held near the North Beach Jetty on Tybee Island.

Tuition: $300 for each week of camp. Discounts are available for multiple children registered. This fee also includes a beach-friendly ukulele and a camp rash guard that must be worn each day of camp attendance. Camp will provide surfboards to use for the week, but your child may also bring their surfboard.

How To Register: Click Book Online button at TybeeSurfLessons.com and select Surf Camp.

What to Bring
Children should wear their Tybee Surf Lessons rash guard and bring a backpack (not a hand bag) to carry: a large water bottle, healthy snacks, towel, sunscreen, hat.
All children must be signed in an out of camp each day by an approved adult.
Please apply sunscreen to your child each day before signing them in for camp, as we would not want your child to miss the day’s lessons.
Ukuleles will be issued on the first day of camp. Campers will be allowed to take the ukulele home on the last day of camp.

What to Expect
Campers will meet Turner at the northernmost North Beach boardwalk (parking lot side) for sign-in, up to 15 minutes before camp begins.
After sign-ins, everyone will walk over the boardwalk to the campsite and we will begin the day’s activities.

For further questions email or call Turner at 912-695-3252 Turner@TybeeSurfLessons(dot)com

Stay connected by “liking” Tybee Surf Lessons on Facebook here. 

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Opening Night of Savannah Bananas baseball

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Savannah Bananas Opening NightOpening Night of the Inaugural Season for the Savannah Bananas baseball.

Thursday, June 2

Game starts at 7 pm against the Lexington County Blowfish.
Gates will open at 6 pm.
Grayson Stadium
1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31404
Get tickets here.

Savannah kids’ historical program: A Day in the Life of a Soldier @ Old Fort Jackson

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Old Fort Jackson cannon firings Savannah A Century of Sentries, May 28-30 @ Old Fort Jackson, Savannah

Old Fort Jackson played an important role in the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Come learn about the history of the oldest brick fort in Georgia during our “A Century of Sentries” program! Experience the daily life of a soldier, while uncovering stories about the many individuals and units once stationed there.

Guests can participate in a variety of activities appropriate for all ages, such as marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drills and musket and cannon demonstrations.

What: “A Century of Sentries” at Old Fort Jackson

When: May 28-30, 2016, 9AM to 5PM

Where: Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd., Savannah, GA 31404

Cost: General admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children. FREE for CHS
members!

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Free Hands-On History Camp @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Free history camp at Georgia State Railroad Museum Georgia State Railroad Museum is partnering with Historic Savannah Foundation for this year’s “Hands on History” Camp, Wed. June 1, 8AM-2PM @ Georgia State Railroad Museum.

The free program is designed to give campers an overview of the field of historic preservation and rehabilitation, provide hands-on experience through various practical workshops and offer a look at the world of history, preservation and site interpretation.

On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 beginning at 8AM, Georgia State Railroad Museum educators will host a masonry workshop where campers will learn proper vegetation and mortar removal, how to mix mortar for historic buildings, and techniques on repointing  structures. At 9:30AM educators will lead an archaeology workshop, discussing the difference between archaeology and paleontology, which will include stations that focus on documentation at dig sites, connecting clues to create a historical narrative, and reconstructing animal skeletons. Join the site tour by rail, have lunch*, ride the handcar, and enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes hard hat tour.

Registration is free, but space is limited. Applications are due by Fri. May 27.  Please contact Ms. Danielle Meunier at Historic Savannah Foundation, 912-233-7787, dmeunier@myhsf.org with questions.
 
What: 2016 Hands on History Camp for Ages 11 – 15
When: Wednesday, June 1st, 8AM – 2PM (*please pack a lunch)
 
Where: Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA
Cost: Free, registrations are limited and are selected based on the students’Personal Statement forms.
To download an application to register your child for the Hands On History Camp, click here, or call or email Danielle Meunier at 912.233.7787 or
Deadline for applications is this Friday, May 27, 2016.

Drop off kids during Open Studio Summer Break 2016 @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Open Studio Kid Drop-off Summer 2016 Scribble Art Studio Savannah

Need a creative spot to drop the kids while you run errands this summer?

Or want to spend some time with your little artist at a special spot?

Check out Open Studio hours this summer @ Scribble Art Studio in Savannah

Parents can Drop Off or Drop In, Mon-Fri, 1-4:30PM. Art kits start at $10 and there are lots of new options from which to choose.

Drop off option is for ages 4+. For ages 3 & younger, a caregiver is required to stay.

Open Studio starts Mon. May 30. No reservations necessary.

For more information, call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Scribble Art Studio is at 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah also offers art summer camps 2016 for little & big kids.

To learn more about Scribble’s summer camps, art classes & children’s birthdays in Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

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Brand new attractions opening this summer at Disney

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

unnamed-6Lots of exciting things are happening at Walt Disney World Resort this summer with the opening of several new attractions, shows, fireworks, & more!

 Two Sisters Travel has the inside scoop of what’s new at all 4 Walt Disney World theme parks.

Frozen Fans the wait is nearly over! The brand-new Frozen Ever After ride at EPCOT is scheduled to open June 21. Here you can set off on an adventurous boat tour through Arendelle. You’ll even have a new opportunity to meet the sisters at the Royal Summerhaus.

Or you can experience the Animal Kingdom Park after-dark in the first-ever night-time attractions & shows debuting on May 27. The iconic Tree of Life will awaken each night with a magical light display and you can even enjoy the popular Kilimanjaro Safaris after sunset! And for a limited-time see The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic. A live show opening on May 28 will feature memorable moments from the film combined with music & special effects.

There are even new things happening inside Hollywood Studios & Magic Kingdom. A brand-new Castle Forecourt stage show Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire will debut on June 17th inside the Magic Kingdom. And Star Wars fans will celebrate the opening Star Wars: A Gallactic Spectacular, an elaborate, nightly fireworks show featuring music from the saga will also debut on June 17.

It’s definitely not too late to plan your summer getaway to Walt Disney World to experience all of these exciting new attractions with your family. Book now and save up to 25% off your resort-stay at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.

Get a no-obligation quote online or call 843-284-3241 for information.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

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