We can’t wait until Summer 2017 and are excited to post our first of many Savannah summer camps.
Massie Heritage Center in Savannah will offer these unique summer camps.
Art through the Ages Day Camp
Rising K through 3rd grade
Session I: June 5th – June 9th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Session II: June 26th through June 30th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Students will learn about arts and crafts from the Creek and Cherokee period through Colonial and Victorian times up to the modern era. Campers will create their own artwork and explore Savannah’s museums including the Jepson Center for the Arts and SCAD Art Museum. The camp will culminate in a gallery show featuring their own “Artwork through the Ages.”
Digging History Day Camp
Rising 3rd through 6th grade students
Session I: July 10 through July 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Session II: July 24 through July 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Be an archaeologist at summer camp! Take part in a “simulated excavation” and learn the entire process of digging up, gridding out to scale, labeling and identifying artifacts. You will also make special crafts and discover many of the archaeological treasures of the Georgia Coast by visiting Battlefield Park, Wormsloe State Historic Site, Colonial Park Cemetery, Fort Frederica, Skidaway Island and more.
For $135 per camper, you will be provided all supplies, admissions to historical sites and museums, transportation and snacks for the entire week. Extended care is available for the hours of 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for an additional $25 per week.
About Massie Heritage Center
Massie Heritage Center: Built in 1856 on beautiful Calhoun Square, Massie School is the oldest public school in Georgia. Closing as a traditional school in 1974, but remaining part of the Savannah-Chatham Public School System, Massie reopened as a Heritage Center in 1978 providing curriculum-based educational programs for school children K-12. Massie also houses several hands-on exhibits showcasing the history and architecture of Savannah.
For details and registration, visit www.massieheritagecenter.com, email Rachel.Warren@sccpss.com, or call (912) 395-5070
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