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(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Videogame Development & Pre-K Camps @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Summer Camps Telfair Museums Jepson Savannah 2018

Summer Camps 2018 Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

All classes are located in the Jepson Center at 207 W. York St. unless otherwise noted.

Register by calling 912-790-8823 or email bradleyk@telfair.org.

Videogame Development Camp

14–18yrs, July 16–20, 9am–3pm
12–14yrs, July 9–13, 9am–3pm
Members $175 / non-member $195

Register online for 14–18yrs here.
Register online for 12–14yrs here.

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Museum Explorations Pre-K Camp

4–6yrs, July 23–July 27, 9am–noon
Members $100 / non-members $125Register for the Youth Videogame Development Class with Telfair Museums
Stave off the summer doldrums! Exploring Telfair Museums’ three sites and exhibitions has never been so much fun. Each day, participants will tour a new exhibit and learn to create the very same types of art seen in the galleries, finding inspiration with instruction in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Students will immerse themselves in innovative arts lessons taught by professional artists.

Register online here.

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Savannah Day Trips: Georgia Sea Turtle Release on Jekyll Is.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Sea Turtle Release Jekyll Island Savannah daytrips You are invited to a Sea Turtle Release this Fri. June 15 @ Great Dunes Beach on Jekyll Is., which is about a 90 minute drive on I-95 from Savannah.

Join the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Is. as they release some of their rehabilitated patients back to the ocean.

The release happens at 2PM Fri. June 15.

Please arrive early, as the release will start promptly at 2 p.m. Remember to bring your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and a friend.

This event is free & open to their public. There is a required $6 Daily Parking Fee to enter Jekyll Is.

Learn more about the Georgia Sea Turtle Center including visiting hours & daily kid-friendly programs here. 

Read our Things To Do With Kids on Jekyll Island list here.

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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Visit the state’s only rescue & rehabilitation facility to learn about the endangered sea turtles that visit our coast. Meet some of the turtle patients in the center’s hospital & learn their stories that brought them there.

During the nesting months of summer (June and July), the center leads nightly turtle walks.  After the turtles hatch in August, the center offers hatchling walks at dawn.

www.georgiaseaturtlecenter.org or (912) 635-4444

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Find more kid-friendly daytrips from Savannah here. 

Savannah parent & me activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Monday, June 11th, 2018

toddlers activities Savannah Kindermusik

Ahoy there, mates!

Dive in with Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano for waves of enjoyment at their June musical playdates: Whimsical Waves! They’re making a splash this month as they visit the Kindermusik Ocean and enjoy the sunshine, sailboats, sand, and shells. What child doesn’t love a morning at the beach… and a morning at Kindermusik? Combine the two, and you’ve got a recipe for success!

Your child will get a Kindermusik instrument of their own to take home, as well as 10 Kindermusik songs and a $10 coupon for their weekly studio classes.

Playdates will be held Sat. June 16, Wed. June 20 and Sat. June 23 at 10AM. Playdates are open to children ages 0-7 and their caregivers. Cost is $15 for your first child, and just $5 each for siblings.

Enroll online at kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS to enroll by phone. Spaces are already filling, and are limited, so enroll today.

June Playdates: Whimsical Waves!
June 16, 20, and 23 at 10AM
Online enrollment available now

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE vision, hearing, dental & nutrition screenings for school students in Savannah

Monday, June 11th, 2018

back to school clinics savannah chatham county

The Chatham County Health Department has scheduled two back-to-school clinics in July. Free eye, ear, dental, and nutrition screenings will be available at both events.

Parents are encouraged to get whatever screenings and immunizations their children need well in advance of the first day of school to avoid longer wait times.

Chatham County Health Department (Eisenhower Drive location only).
Free vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screening for Chatham County school students. No appointment necessary. (Normally a $30 fee applies when getting the screening at the health department).
WHEN: 8:30AM-4PM, Thurs. July 19
8:30AM-4PM, Thurs. July 26
WHERE: Chatham County Health Department, 1395 Eisenhower Drive
WHY: The Chatham County Health Department wants to help parents beat the back-to-school rush by offering free vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings on two separate days this summer at the Eisenhower health department location. Students will be seen on a first come, first served basis. Immunization services will also be available at regular cost.

Students entering a Georgia school for the first time – no matter what the grade level – must have a completed Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental, and Nutrition screening form. “First time” means never enrolled in a Georgia school before at any time in their lives. In addition, children born on or after January 1, 2002 who are attending seventh grade and new entrants into Georgia schools in grades 8 through 12 must have received one dose of Tdap vaccine and one dose of meningococcal vaccine. (“New entrant” means any child entering any school in Georgia for the first time or entering after having been absent from a Georgia school for more than 12 months or one school year).

For additional information, call the Chatham County Health Department at 356-2441.

MORE SCREENINGS

All health departments offer eye, ear, dental, and nutrition screens as well as immunizations all year round including:

Camden County Health Department*
1501 Georgia Avenue, Woodbine
1-4PM, Tues. July 24

Camden County Health Department*
905 Dilworth Street, St. Marys
1-4PM, Thurs. July 26
*(Free Eye, Ear, Dental & Nutrition Screens)

Chatham County Health Department*
1395 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah
8:30AM – 4PM, Thurs., July 19
8:30AM – 4PM, Thurs., July 26
*(Free Eye, Ear, Dental & Nutrition Screens)

Liberty County Health Department
1113 E. Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville
8:30AM-6PM, Thurs., July 19
8:30AM-6PM, Thurs., July 26
8:30AM-4PM, Mon., July 30

Long County Health Department
8AM–7PM, Thurs. July 19
584 N. Macon Street, Ludowici
(Closed for lunch from noon-1PM)

McIntosh County Health Department
1335 GA Hwy. 57, Townsend
8AM-6:30PM, Tues. July 17
McIntosh County Health Department

(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Summer Soccer Camp with Savannah United

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Savannah United Soccer Camps 2018 Savannah

Registration is open for SSA Savannah United Summer Soccer Camps 2018, designed for players of all skill levels.

Register online here.

Micro Skills Camp
The Micro Skills Camp program is designed to provide extra training opportunities for Micro players U4 through U8 (born between 2014-2011) with a focus on ball mastery and technique.
Date: June 18-22, 2018
Time: 9- 11AM
Place: Ambuc Park
Cost: $100 (includes a Skills Camp jersey)

Elite Soccer Camp
The 13th annual SSA Chelsea FC Elite Camp is designed for players of all ages and levels to improve their soccer skills. The professional coaching staff is chosen carefully to enable different coaching methods and skills to be taught for the development and enjoyment of
every player.
Date: July 9-13, 2018
Time: 9AM-1PM
Place: Guy Minick Complex
Cost: $215 (before June 24) or $250 (after June 24)

Goalkeeper/Striker Camp
The Goalkeeper/Striker Camp is open to all soccer players from U8 through U19 (born between 2011-1999).
Strikers
The Strikers camp will guide players through different types of goal scoring opportunities and all actions that take place near the goal. This camp is open to any field player.
Goalkeepers
The Goalkeepers camp will focus on both technical aspects and tactical awareness for goalkeepers. This camp is open to experienced goalkeepers and any player interested in being a goalkeeper.
Date: July 23-27, 2018
Time: 9AM- noon
Place: Guy Minick Complex
Cost: $175 (includes a camp T-shirt)

Register online here.

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(Pooler Summer Camps 2018) 3-Day Soccer Camp for $25 for ages 4-12

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Pooler Soccer Camp

At Risen Savior Lutheran’s Soccer Camp 2018 in Pooler, children from pre-kindergarten to sixth grade will spend three days learning valuable soccer skills from an experienced coaching staff as well as important lessons from God’s Word.

The camp is Wed. June 20 through Fri. June 22 @ the Pooler Rec Complex (behind the West Chatham YMCA). Camp is 6-8:30PM each day and concludes with a special Soccer Sunday barbecue and festival at church on Sun. June 24.

Registration is only $25 for three action-packed days of fun.

Learn more & register online here. 

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Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Night @ the Museum & Hikes @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah invites you to these weekend events.
Fee: $5 for parking.
Saturday June 16
11:00 AM Sandpiper Nature Trail Hike:  Walk a mile through the marsh with a
knowledgeable park ranger to learn about our native plants and animals. Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
2:00 PM Lost Prevention and Preparedness: A park naturalist will talk about how to prevent getting lost and show you simple items to bring along on a hike that could be a life-saver (child-oriented but is for all ages). Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
8:30 PM Night in the Museum:  Enjoy a relaxing night of crafts and games in the interpretive center. All ages are welcome. Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
Sunday June 17
11:00 AM Lichen and Fungus Fun: Explore another one of nature’s fascinating kingdoms as we delve into the world of Fungi.  Learn about the different types of fungi and lichen.  Take a short walk on the trail to see live examples.  Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
3:00 PM Reptile Dinner Time: Watch as the ranger feeds the reptiles.  We have leaping  lizards, chomping turtles, and snakes licking their chops. Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411

(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Bug Camp for 3rd-5th graders

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Bug Camp Summer Camps Savannah Habersham

The Exploratorium at The Habersham School in Savannah offers athletic, academic, and arts summer camps including Bug Camp for 3rd-5th graders.

Bug Camp is 9AM-Noon, June 25-29 2018. Cost: $150.

Students will discover the intricate and exciting world of insects, as they observe bugs in their natural habitat, learn about their anatomy through microscopes, and capture and release our own live specimens.

Several camps have a maximum number of children who can enroll. It is best to enroll your child as soon as possible. Every effort will be made to offer and staff courses as described. Circumstances may arise that necessitate a change. If a camp is canceled for any reason including a minimum not being met, the applicant will receive a full refund of the camp fee.

Register online here 

Bug Camp will be at The Habersham School, Gould Cottage Campus, 505 East 54th St. Savannah, GA 31405

Other camps @ The Habersham School include:  Travel Sketchbook Camp, Latin Boot Camp, Creative Writing Camp, STEM Camp & Jr STEM Camp. 

To register or learn more about The Habersham School’s camp offerings, including general descriptions, costs, and contacts, go to thehabershamschool.eventbrite.com.

The Habersham School, 505 E 54th St, Savannah, 31405 (912) 509-0540. On Facebook here. Follow on twitter@habershamschool & on Instagram here.  The Habersham School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) FREE camp @ The Fresh Air Home, Tybee Is.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Fresh Air Tybee Summer Camp 2018

For over 120 years, The Fresh Air Home on Tybee Is. has served as a summer camp for children of Savannah & surrounding areas.

The Fresh Air Home – located on the beach on Tybee Island – provides a camp for children whose family could use a little help.

The Fresh Air Home offers a loving, secure and nurturing environment. For many, attending camp is an experience of a lifetime. The organization that runs the camp is a non-profit group of 50 women who are all volunteers.

Thanks to many generous donors, there is no charge to attend this 11-day, overnight camp.

The Fresh Air Home on Tybee Is. accepts campers ages 4-11. The typical child who attends may be from a single parent home, a family that is in financial crisis, one dealing with an illness or other family issues.

The camp is for a child who could benefit from time at camp but the parent can not afford this luxury.

Registration packages are mailed out as requests from the hotline are processed.

To request an application, please call the voicemail hotline at 912-786-4886. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week beginning April 23rd.

Camp Dates 2018

Session II: Mon. June 18 – Fri. June 29
Session III: Tues. July 2 – Fri. July 13
Session IV: Mon. July 16 – Fri. July 27

Learn more here. 

(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Hip Hop Dance Camp; Preschool Camp; Princess Camp @ Savannah Sharks Gym

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Savannah Sharks Camp Hip Hop Dance Camp

Savannah Sharks is offering a variety of Summer Camps 2018 for all ages including Imagination Station for ages 3-5; Dance How I Want To Hip Hop Dance Camp; Princess Camp & more.

25% Sibling Discounts available for all summer camps

IMAGINATION STATION CAMP
JUNE 11-15 2018
9AM-Noon
AGES 3-5
$145
BOYS & GIRLS
SNACK PROVIDED
EACH DAY IS A DIFFERENT THEME WITH MUSIC, CRAFTS, AND MOTOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Learn more & register online here.

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Dance How I Want Camp with B-RYAN! 
June 18-20 2018, 9AM-1PM
For ages 7-12
​$85 per child (Deposits are non-refundable)​​​
Register online here. 

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PRINCESS CAMP –GIRLS ONLY
JULY 9-12
AGES 3-7
9AM-1PM
$145·

Learn more & register online here. 

Savannah Sharks Cheerleading and Tumbling, (912) 335-2234, 1686 E President St, Savannah, GA 31404
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Fundraiser for family of “Kate the Great” @ Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market, Savannah

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Kate Great Fundraiser Savannah 2018 Wilmington Island Farmers Market

The Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market  will host a fundraiser for the family of nine-year-old dancer Kate McKay, also known as “Kate the Great,” who was diagnosed with leukemia and passed away on April 26.

Donations will be collected to help the McKay family, who live in Thunderbolt, pay for medical bills and funeral expenses. Funds will also be raised via a silent auction featuring over 70 items, including a Yeti cooler, a round of golf at the new Savannah Country Club, jewelry by SCAD alumna, original artwork, beauty packages, gift cards to Savannah businesses and more.

Highlights of this family-friendly event include a guest appearance by 97.3 Kiss FM, free information sessions with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Savannah, a water slide, a soccer skills demonstration from Savannah United, Father’s Day crafts, giant yard games with Mathnasium and Leopold’s famous ice cream. The market will offer its customary variety of food, including $1 hot dogs, and handcrafted items for purchase from local vendors.

Admission to this special market, co-hosted by Gretchen Greene School of Dance, is free and open to the public. Parking is available on-site.

Learn more here. 

Saturday, June 16, 2018
9AM-1PM
Leopold’s Ice Cream: 10AM- 1PM
Savannah United Soccer Skills Demonstration: 10:30 – 11:30AM
97.3 Kiss FM Radio Appearance: 11AM-Noon
$1 Hot Dogs: 11AM-12:30PM

Wilmington Is. Farmer’s Market
Islands High School
170 Whitemarsh Island Road
Savannah 31410

(Things to do with toddlers in Savannah) Daily Programs 2018 @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Savannah Children's Museum Summer Daily programs 2017

Take time to check out Savannah Children’s Museum this summer. The magical outdoor place is at the Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah.

Summer Museum hours: Monday-Saturday, 9AM-2PM. Closed Sundays.

Various kids programs offered each day by the museum’s expert educators include:

Daily kids programs savannah Children's M

Find admission cost info here. 

The museum is outdoors & may close due to weather conditions. Call ahead for accurate closing information at 912-651-4292.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401, (912) 651-4292, email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.orgwww.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Summer Camps 2018: The Studio School offers youth drawing, chalk pastels, painting, illustration youth workshops

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Youth art kids summer camp The Studio School

“Have a child artist?

Check out The Studio School’s  beginner to advanced art classes for youth and teens this summer to nurture their creative sides!”

View The Studio School website here for Summer 2018 youth workshops, classes in Savannah .

New class added to the summer program:
Youth: Art Fundamentals (mornings, 4 days)
July 2-6, no class on July 4th, Monday to Friday 10AM-1PM
Ages 11 & older
​$169
Register online here.

The Studio School, www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com , email info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com, 912-596-3873, The Studio School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free school supplies, haircut, uniform for kids @ Back to School Bash 2018, Savannah

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

free back to school bash

Families are invited to visit Compassion Christian Church East Campus in Savannah for a FREE Back to School Bash.

This is a chance for children to receive free uniforms, school supplies, toiletries, and a haircut before going back to school.

This event is offering each child: a free bag of school supplies, a free bag of hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, bars of soap, shampoo, deodorant) and an opportunity to pick out a free, gently-used uniform and shoes (while supplies last); plus a free haircut.

There will be games, prizes & fun

Sat. July 21, 2018
9-11:30AM
Compassion Christian Church East Campus
9150 Old Montgomery Rd.
Savannah, GA 31406

Parent & Me Summer Fun: Kindermusik Savannah early childhood music program

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Looking for the perfect summer activity where you can spend some special time with your child, immerse them in a playful yet enriching learning environment, make new friends, and develop musical skills?

Look no further:  Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano  is starting up weekly classes in June for ages 0-7!

Join in anytime- first trial class is FREE!

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS. Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Summer Kickoff Party @ Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Summer Kickoff Party Hilton Head Sandbox Kids' Activities

 

KICK-OFF SUMMER 2018 AT THE SANDBOX!

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head (about 1 hour drive from Savannah) for the best schools-out-for-summer, kids’ party on the the island, 10AM-2PM Wed. June 13 2018.

Celebrating sun, fun and the beach!

ARTS & CRAFTS • BOUNCE HOUSE
OUTDOOR GAMES & ACTIVITIES
PICNIC LUNCH
Cost: MEMBERS $5 | GUEST $10

Military & senior discounts available. Sorry, coupons not valid for this event.

First come, first serve. Space and activities limited in the event of rain.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18A Pope Avenue,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.842.7645

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June 2018 Museum Hours:
Mon.- Sat. 10AM-5PM

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July 2018 Activities @ The Sandbox

Check out  Parent’s Night Out and Summer Camp on The Sandbox website to learn more!

Sandbox Hilton Head Parents Night Out Childcare

Sandbox Summer Camp 2018 Hilton Head Kids Activities

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