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May 27th, 2016

Find family-friendly things to do this Memorial Day Weekend in Savannah & nearby.

SEE ALL THE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS BY VISITING OUR EVENTS CALENDAR HERE. 

Daytrips

Looking for a fun, activity-packed, kid-friendly daytrip? Check out our favorite daytrips from Savannah page here. 

2016 Summer All Sports Camp @ Armstrong, Savannah

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

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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The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, email Golf.savannah@westin.com, On Facebook herewww.theclubatsavannahharbor.com  The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Summer Daily Programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

843.284.3241

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Drive-In Movie Theaters near Savannah: Hwy. 21 Drive In in Beaufort, S.C. & Drive-In in Jesup, Ga.

May 22nd, 2016

Drive-in Movie Theaters Savannah Bluffton Beaufort Jesup HWY 21 DRIVE IN, BEAUFORT, S.C.

If your Summer 2016 to-do bucket list includes hauling the kids to an old-fashioned Drive In movie theater like ours does, check out Hwy. 21 Drive In in Beaufort, S.C.

The Drive In accepts most major credit cards.

For directions or to see what’s playing, click here or follow the Drive In on Facebook here.

Hwy 21 Drive In, 55 Parker Dr, Beaufort, South Carolina 29906, tel (843) 846-4500, Email hwy21drivein@embarqmail.com, hwy21drivein.com

JESUP DRIVE-IN

There’s also a drive in theatre in Jesup, Ga., which is a farther trek from Savannah than Beaufort. For info on the Jesup Drive-In schedule, click here
Follow the Jesup Drive-In on Facebook here.

Jesup Drive-In, 3686 Savannah Hwy. Jesup, Ga 31545 tel 912-559-2183 (office) or 912-427-7254 movieline, email jesupdrivein@yahoo.com, http://www.jesupdrivein.com

Kid-Friendly Piccolo Spoleto 2016 runs through June 12, Charleston S.C.

May 22nd, 2016

Piccolo Spoleto 2016 Charleston SC

Piccolo Spoleto 2016 – which runs from Fri. May 27-Sun. June 12 – is the official outreach festival to Spoleto in nearby Charleston, SC. (about a 90 minute drive from Savannah)

The annual Piccolo Spoleto is a fun, laid-back, kid-friendly time featuring music, dance, parades, story-telling and more.

Your kids will love the Seed and Feed Marching Abominable community band & don’t miss the free outdoor concert at the US Customs House that kicks off the festival this Fri. May 27.

See the entire Piccolo Spoleto schedule here. 

For non-Piccolo Spoleto fun, be sure to check out our list of 12 Things To Do With Kids in Charleston by clicking here.

Piccolo Spoleto 2016, May 27-June 12 2016, Charleston, SC

Free Kindermusik Savannah family class demo, May 30

May 21st, 2016

Kindermusik preschooler events Savannah classes Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces a free family class demo Monday, May 30, at 10AM.

Children ages 0-7 are welcome with their parents!

Come for a free demo of this brand new class that’s starting up in June.

Email music@88keysga.com if you’re interested in attending.

Also, the deadline for applications for Kindermusik Savannah‘s special needs scholarship in June is this Friday, May 27 at 5pm.

Visit www.kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS for more info.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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Summer 2016: Free Spray Pools in Savannah, May 31-July 22

May 20th, 2016

Spray Pools/Spray Pads Free Summer Kids Activities in Savannah

Hull Park Spray Pool

Summer in Savannah means time for free spray pools in some Savannah parks.

Kids can enjoy a cool water experience at the park under adult supervision.

Locations include: Forsyth Park, Avondale, Hull Park, Forrest Hills, Paulsen, 38th Street Park, Savannah Gardens, and Victory Heights Parks. Learn more here.

For the 2016 Summer Season, spray pools will open May 31 through July 22, Monday through Friday, from 10 AM-3 PM

Forsyth Park spray pool hours May 31-July 22: Monday-Saturday, 10AM-6PM; Sunday, noon-6PM.

Hull Park spray pool hours May 31-July 22 (55th Street & Atlantic Avenue in Ardsley Park): Saturday, 10 AM-3PM (Often this spray pool may on at other times, too)

FOR MORE SAVANNAH KIDS’ SUMMER ACTIVITIES, CLICK HERE. 

The Tutoring Center at Royce Summer 2016 Programs, Savannah

May 19th, 2016

Tutoring in Savannah Summer Camps 2016 Summer Programs 2016 at The Tutoring Center at Royce in Savannah offer a wide variety of options:

SUMMER SCHOOL
Grades: 1st – 5th Elementary
6th – 8th Middle School
A five-week summer school program for students who need to strengthen academic skills.
Small classes focus on Reading, Writing, English and Mathematics.


ENRICHMENT CAMP

Grades: Entering 1st – 8th
A five-week afternoon enrichment camp experience that can be enjoyed on its own, or in conjunction with our Summer School or tutoring programs. Camp will focus on character building, communication and social skills along with time for summer reading lists, games, team building and more.

STUDY SKILLS

Grades: Entering 6th – 12th
Study Skills is a program designed to help students in 6th – 12th grades learn to study efficiently and effectively, leading to greater success in school.

TUTORING CENTER

Grades: Entering 1st – 12th
The Tutoring Center at Royce Learning Center offers a one-on-one, individually designed tutoring program for each student, based on his or her academic needs. Each student receives an individual tutoring plan and is placed with a tutor based on his or her academic needs.

Please visit Royce’s website for more detailed information on each of their programs.


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