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Vote in SCAD’s Virtual Sidewalk Art Festival 2021 People’s Choice Awards

Friday, April 30th, 2021

virtual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival 2021

SCAD’s Virtual Sidewalk Arts Festival is under way online and you can vote for your favorites.

The university’s longest-standing tradition, which normally takes place in Savannah’s Forsyth Park, is back on a screen near you! The virtual Sidewalk Arts Festival brings a spectrum of boldly imagined artwork directly to digital spectators, no matter where they are in the world.

Current, former, and future Bees created colorful 2D masterpieces in the medium of their choice (including chalk!).

Head over to the virtual sidewalk to see this year’s creations and vote for People’s Choice award winners on @scaddotedu’s Instagram Stories. Winners announced May 7.

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2020) Sports, Robotics, Mini-Cheerleading camps @ Benedictine Military School

Friday, April 30th, 2021

2021 Summer Camps @ Benedictine Military School

Camps are held on campus from 9AM-12PM
Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Dr.
Savannah, GA 31406

Register now online here. 

QUARTERBACK CAMP (JUNE 3-4)
COST: $100
Boys and girls who are rising 3rd-through-8th-grade students are invited to attend. Coach A.J. DeFilippis ’08 will provide individual instruction to help campers with their footwork and passing mechanics. For more information, please contact Coach DeFilippis at (912) 663-6132 or aj.defilippis@bcsav.net. Camp includes T-shirt. Bring sneakers and cleats. Register now online here. 

ALL-SPORTS CAMP (JUNE 7-11 & JUNE 14-18)
COST: $125 PER WEEK
Boys and girls age 9 and older are invited to attend. Fundamentals will be stressed in all areas of instruction. Campers can choose to play every sport and rotate to various drills or they can focus on one sport. Sports offered during All-Sports Camp: baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling. For more information, please contact Coach Jack Holland ’01 at (912) 644-7007 or jack.holland@bcsav.net. Register now online here. 

BASKETBALL CAMP (JUNE 21-25)
COST: $125
Boys and girls who are rising 3rd-through-8th-grade students are invited to attend. Coach Frank Williams and Coach Cyrus Hunter will teach campers fundamentals, strategy, and help them develop dribbling, passing, shooting, and defensive techniques. For more information, please contact Coach Frank Williams at frank.williams@bcsav.net. Register now online here. 

ROBOTICS CAMP (JUNE 21-25)
COST: $300
Robotics Camp is geared toward middle school and rising ninth-grade students. Students will spend the time at camp building and programming their Vex robotics kits during the week to culminate in a demonstration at the end of camp. For more information, please email Mr. Drew Schwalbe ’90 at andrew.schwalbe@bcsav.net or Ms. Adell Sheahan at adell.sheahan@bcsav.net. Snacks provided. Register now online here. 

CHEERLEADING MINI-CAMP (JUNE 23-25)
COST: $100
Girls age 4 through rising eighth-grade students are invited to attend. Campers will learn cheers, chants, jumps, dances, and other sideline cheer skills. For more information, please contact Ms. Anne Holland at AHolland1088@gmail.com. Register now online here. 

LINEBACKER CAMP (JULY 6-8)
COST: $100
Boys and girls who are rising 3rd-through-8th-grade students will learn coverage skills as well as safe techniques for tackling receivers and ball-carriers. For more information, please contact Coach Galen Houston ’04 at galen.houston@bcsav.net. Register now online here. 

SOCCER CAMP (JULY 12-16)
COST: $165
Boys and girls who are rising 4th-through-12th-grade students will learn ball-handling, shooting, passing, and defensive skills. For more information, please contact Coach Charlie Moore at (912) 224-5253 or charlie.moore@bcsav.net or charlesmoore6796@gmail.com. Register now online here. 

CYRUS HUNTER BASKETBALL CAMP (JULY 19-23)
COST: $125
Boys and girls ages 9-15 are invited to attend. Quality basketball instruction will cover dribbling drills, shooting, rebounding, precision passing, defense, and team play. Campers need to bring basketball shoes, water bottle, and a towel. For more information, please contact Coach Cyrus Hunter at cyrussr2004@yahoo.com. Register now online here. 

FOOTBALL CAMP (JULY 20-22)
COST: $100
Boys and girls who are rising 2nd-through-8th-graders are invited to attend. Individual attention will be given with an emphasis on safely learning strong fundamentals encompassing areas like passing, catching, route-running, kicking, blocking, tackling, offensive strategies, and defensive coverages. For more information, please contact Coach Jack Holland ’01 at (912) 644-7007 or jack.holland@bcsav.net. Register now online here. 

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here. Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

FREE Middle School Football Clinic open to all middle school players from any school, Savannah

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

St. Andrew's School Middle School Football Clinic Free 2021 Summer Savannah

NEW SUMMER 2021 OFFERING @ St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

Middle School Football Clinic
6:30-8PM June 16, 23 and July 14, 21 & 28 2021

The clinic is FREE and open to all middle school players from any school. 

Email head coach Blake Henry to sign up: football@saslions.com

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St. Andrew’s is an International Baccalaureate World School inspiring young people age 3 through grade 12 in Savannah, Georgia. For more information, visit https://saslions.com

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Calvary Summer Academy full-day camp for K-8th graders

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Summer Camps 2021 Calvary Summer Academy Savannah

Calvary Summer Academy 2021 in Savannah 

Experience Calvary Summer Academy 2021 in Savannah

Camp hours are from 7AM-6PM. Daily camp activities include: Arts & Crafts; Music Station; STEM Activities; Bible Skits & discussions; Reading Stations. Once-a-week swimming at the Jenkins Boys Club where there is a trained lifeguard on duty at all times. Camp staff are all CPR/First-Aid certified. Field trips – one per week – destinations include:
Inflatable Water Slides & bounce houses on campus
Savannah Sharks Cheer Gymnasium
Movie Theater
Roller Skating (2nd grade & older)
Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Questions or need more information about Calvary Summer Academy? Please contact Chris Watson – Camp Director at 912.228.4052 or via email cwatson@cbtsavannah.org

Calvary Summer Academy is open to rising Kindergarten children (must be 5 years old at the time of registration) through those entering the eighth grade.

Learn more & register online here. 

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Tormenta FC Academy Soccer Camps in Savannah including Effingham Co.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Tormenta Academy Soccer Summer Camps Savannah 2021

Tormenta FC Academy summer camps are fantastic experiences for both veteran and new soccer players.

Tormenta’s dynamic coaches will provide fun games that will promote soccer development, learning, character building, and exercise, while each participant will receive a FREE t-shirt.

Full-day soccer camps also include a FREE soccer ball and the afternoon being indoor soccer play.

Half and full-day options are available in numerous locations: Savannah, Southbridge, Islands, Skidaway Is., Statesboro, as well in South Carolina in Hilton Head Is., Bluffton, and Hardeeville.

Registration for Goalkeeper summer camps is also open. Goalkeeper camps will be in Hardeeville SC and the Landings on Skidaway Is. in Savannah.

See the sessions and register online here. 

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Effingham County Summer Camp 2021 Tormenta Soccer

STEAM Online Summer Programs with Georgia Tech Savannah

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

STEAM Whistle Workshops 2021 Online Summer Programs Savannah Georgia Tech

Virtual GT Girls – June 28-July 2 6th-8th graders with Georgia Tech Savannah

The virtual GT G.I.R.L.S. (Girls Interested in Rapidly Learning STEAM )

This online program will introduce girls to exciting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM)! G.I.R.L.S. will conduct various hands-on activities and experiments throughout the week and have an opportunity to learn from female engineers and GT faculty/students.

Learn more & register online here. 

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Summer Camps 2021 in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Summer Camps 2021 in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Find summer camps for your child here. 

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FREE YMCA of Coastal Georgia Healthy Kid Day in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Effingham Co.

Monday, April 26th, 2021

Healthy Kids Day YMCA Savannah Chatham County

YMCA Healthy Kids Day- Sat. May 1 2021

Do you know what makes a healthy kid?

Get the recipe and try the Y at this free, outdoor, safely distanced community event on Sat. May 1. All YMCA of Coastal Georgia locations will host activities including healthy snacks, seasonal pools openings, fitness demos, summer day camp information and you can join the Y with NO JOINER’S FEE!

For more information, visit ymcaofcoastalga.org/healthykids

Effingham YMCA: 9AM  – 1PM

Golden Isles & McIntosh YMCA: 11AM-3PM

Habersham YMCA: 10AM-1PM

Liberty County/ Armed Services YMCA: 10AM-2PM

Richmond Hill YMCA: 10AM-2PM

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Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Monday, April 26th, 2021

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Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the picnic pavilion and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

UPDATE: Cost for the program is $5 for children and $5 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

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Kindermusik Savannah class for ages 4-7

Monday, April 26th, 2021

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Exciting Savannah music class for ages 4-7 on Monday afternoons at 4PM

Kindermusik “Move and Groove” teaches musical concepts through movement, singing, instruments, and stories. Your child will be immersed in music using a multi-sensory, engaging approach to learning. First class is FREE!

Text 912-432-5885 or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com for more info!

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys, 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Day Camps & Smart Start Academic Camps @ Advanced Academics, Pooler

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Summer Camps 2021 Advanced Academics Pooler

Two Summer Camps @ Advanced Academics, Pooler 

Join Advanced Academics in Pooler for their weekly thematic summer day camps, each Monday – Friday from 8AM-3PM for $140 a week.  Before camp is available from 7AM and after camp is from 3-5PM.
Try both day camp and academic camp for $200/wk.
​Enroll online here.

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Pooler Summer Camps Advanced Academics

Smart Start Academic Summer Camp 2021 @ Advanced Academics, Pooler

Elementary students will have daily activities in Writing, Phonics, Language Arts, Guided Reading, and Guided Math.
Middle school students will have hands-on STEM based activities as we merge core content areas of English, Math, Science and History.

Mon.- Thurs.
For elementary students: 9AM-Noon
For middle school students: 1-4PM

​Enroll online here.

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Advanced Academics
email: adv.aca.mail@gmail.com
912-348-2017
405 Hwy 80, Suite 104
Pooler, GA 31322

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Pamper & Polish Kids Spa subscription box service delivers spa goodies to your child

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

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Pamper & Polish Kids Spa – Savannah’s 1st Mobile Spa Party Bus for Girls 4-12 – presents The Spa*rty Box subscription

The doors have opened for the Pamper & Polish NEW! Spa*rty Box subscription and we don’t want your daughter to miss out! The theme for this season’s box is Ready. Set. Summer.

What’s Included…
Each box contains 4-6 mystery items, some which are custom that you can’t get anywhere else (this includes a new nail polish color in every box).

Boxes will be mailed quarterly (every 3 months) and they’re customized with your daughter in mind
Also additional spa party essentials for your special spa divah

Click the link spartybox.com and grab your daughter’s box before they’re gone.

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SouthCoast Health pediatric provider on the importance of the HPV vaccine

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

SouthCoast Health pediatricians Savannah

SouthCoast Health Pediatric Provider on the Importance of the HPV Vaccine

Every year in the United States, 33,700 women and men are diagnosed with cancer caused by HPV infection. The good news? The HPV vaccination can help prevent these diseases with a success rate as high as 90% in some cases.

“The age recommended for children to get their HPV vaccine has been getting younger and younger,” SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Beth Lee stated. “With its incredible success rate of preventing such awful diseases, it’s really a must for any child.”

Learn more about the HPV vaccine and how it affects your children here. 

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(Savannah Summer Camps) Scribble Art Camp

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Registration for Scribble Art Studio’s Summer Camp 2021 is now open.

Weekly sessions from June 7-Aug. 6 2021. Camp is from 9AM-Noon, Monday through Friday, and includes all art materials, two instructors and snacks.

Your young artist will explore different art themes from around the U.S.A. in Scribble’s Ode to the American Road Trip. Space is limited so book your spots today.

For ages 4-14. Includes all art materials, two instructors & snacks.

Register online here. 

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FREE STEM event in Savannah for 3rd-8th graders

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

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Operation One STEM at a Time and The Creative Coast are excited to announce Operation Starry Circuits: A free STEM event for children in Savannah and the coastal Georgia region.

Who: 3rd to 8th grade youth living in Savannah and surrounding areas.

What: The theme is Operation Starry Circuits. Students will be mailed materials for an exciting, interactive project led by Ambria Berksteiner, the Founder of Operation One STEM at a Time. Through the fun process of creating their own circuits using craft materials, participants will get hands-on experience discovering how circuits work to create light. Chibitronics, a company that provides educational products and tools for youth STEAM activities, is sponsoring the event by providing circuit materials.

When: Sat. May 8 2021, 10-11:30AM

Where: Virtually via Zoom. After participants sign up, they will receive an email with the Zoom link for the day of the event.

Registration: Registration is free and can be done online here. 

A Creative Coast staff member will reach out to registrants a few weeks prior to the event to obtain addresses where materials should be shipped.

Sign-up Deadline: Mon. April 26 2021. Please note there is a limited capacity for this event.

For inquiries, please contact Kaitlin Lance at kaitlin@thecreativecoast.org.

Free weekly e-letter features things to do with kids + summer camps in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Spring fun in Savannah including free events plus Summer Camps 2021 like full-day outdoor nature camps @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah (photo) in this week’s SouthernMamas.com E-letter.

Read it here