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A Century of Sentries soldier re-enactment program at Old Fort Jackson, Savannah, April 4 & 5

April 1st, 2015

Old Fort Jackson kids programs Savannah

Throughout this weekend April 4 & 5, visitors will participate in a variety of hands-on activities appropriate for all ages to learn about the daily life of the soldiers stationed at  Old Fort Jackson in Savannah.

Such activities include marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill, and musket and cannon demonstrations. Participants will also learn about the many individuals and units of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War that are part of the story of a Century of Sentries at Old Fort Jackson.

For almost 100 years, soldiers defended Savannah from invasion while stationed on Salter’s Island, the current location of Fort Jackson. The strategic importance of this location was vividly illustrated during the American Revolutionary War. Fort Jackson also played a crucial role during the War of 1812 and the American Civil War.

Come for a weekend of history and fun at Old Fort Jackson on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday April 5 2015.

Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Rd., Savannah, GA 31404
P: 912.232.3945

Open: Monday-Sunday 9am-5pm
Admission cost: $7 per adult, $4 per child (ages 2-12)

This event is free for all Coastal Heritage Society Members at the CHS Family/CHS Household levels and up. If you are interested in joining, contact membership@chsgeorgia.org, or call (912) 651-6840 Ext.302.

Coastal Heritage Society manages Old Fort Jackson, a historic fort located on the Savannah River three miles east of downtown Savannah, www.chsgeorgia.org/, Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Summer Camps/Workshops for Teens

April 1st, 2015

Savannah Hilton Head Summer Camps 2015

Yes there are Savannah-area Summer Camps for Teens.

For details on the ones below & more, click here & scroll to the bottom

Savannah’s Clay Spot pottery studio will offer summer teen’s workshops. Click here & scroll to the bottom.
Georgia Tech Savannah STEAM summer camps (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Math) provides opportunities for high school students to earn service credits through volunteer or paid summer internships. Please email gtscamps@ceismc.gatech.edu
Telfair Museums in Savannah will have summer photography, video game development & art drop-in camps/workshops for teens. Registration starts April 6. Details here 
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs regularly offers workshops & classes for ages 12 & older including Spring 2015 classes. Details here 
The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Is. offers Golf Camp for ages 13-17. Open to public. Details here. 
Summit Gymnastics in Savannah has advanced & intermediate tumbling & gymnastics as well as back handspring classes for older kids. Details here.
The Ballet School in Savannah offers classes for 11 & older for boys & girls. Details here. 
Savannah United offers summer soccer camps for older boys & girls (as well as younger ones). Details here. 

For details on the ones above & more, click here & scroll to the bottom

Free kids’ nature programs including Thursdays Toddler Time @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

April 1st, 2015

free kids nature activities Savannah Skidaway Island State Park Come out to Skidaway Island State Park to enjoy FREE kids’ nature activities most Wednesdays-Sundays during April 2015 including free  Toddler Time for kids ages 2-4 and their caregivers at 10 AM Thursdays. Bring your child to enjoy stories, games and learning designed just for them. Each week there will be a different nature based theme.

Other free weekend kids’ nature programs include: Astrology Night Watch, Birds of Prey, hikes, a feral hogs program, campfire & s’mores evening, toads & turtles programs & more.

To see the complete list of FREE kids’ nature activities @ Skidaway Is. State Park each month, click here.

Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah , GA 31411. On Facebook here.


Summit Gymnastics enrolling for Spring tumbling, recreational gymnastics plus Mommy & Me playtime

March 31st, 2015

Summit Gymnastics Savannah logo 2015

Summit Gymnastics in Savannah is now enrolling for late Spring 2015 classes which start April 13 & end May 31.

For more than 10 years,  Summit Gymnastics has produced top-quality gymnasts by providing a safe & productive work environment that enhances physical and mental well-being.

Classes offered this session @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah include:
*Mommy & Me
*Tumble Bears
For ages 28 months-5 years
*Girls & Boys Recreational
For ages 6 & older
*Intermediate Recreational
*Advanced Recreational
*Back Handspring
*Advanced Tumbling
*Boys Fit & Fun

To register online for  all Summit’s beginning preschool, recreational and tumbling classes, click here. 

For more information or to schedule a free trial class, call 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com.

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here. Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Science & Technology Summer Camps 2015 with Georgia Tech Savannah @ various schools in Chatham, Effingham, Liberty counties

March 30th, 2015

Georgia Tech Summer Camps in Savannah 2015

Give your kids a unique summer camp experience focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math @ Georgia Tech Savannah Science & Technology Summer Camps 2015.

Registration is open. Details here. 

Full STEAM Ahead
Savannah Summer Camp enriches and encourages STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) learning for your child. Geared toward rising pre-kindergartners in a special week as well as kindergardeners to middle school students, STEAM supports learning high-level science concepts in unique ways. By combining creativity with hands-on experiences and explorations, children learn more fully and deeply.

All students are welcome at Savannah Summer Camp, including underrepresented groups, girls, and students with learning differences.

Camps will begin June 1, 2015 and end July 31, 2015. A variety of themes are offered, with each week being a special and exclusive program.Full STEAM Ahead also provides opportunities for high school students to earn service hour credits through volunteer experiences as well as paid summer internships. High school and college students compete for these opportunities and will gain valuable leadership and learning experiences.


Maker Camp – Marshpoint Elementary, Savannah
Starts: 06/01/2015

Mad Science 2.0 – Charles Ellis Montessori Academy, Savannah
Starts: 06/08/2015

Geek Week – STEM Academy, Savannah
Starts: 06/15/2015

Save The Planet! – Marshpoint Elementary, Savannah
Starts: 06/15/2015

Wild Blue Yonder – Windsor Forest Elementary, Savannah
Starts: 06/22/2015

Mad Science Week – Blanford Elementary, Rincon
Starts: 07/06/2015

Full STEAM Ahead – St. Andrews School, Wilmington Is.
Starts: 07/13/2015

Full STEAM Ahead Little Edition – St. Andrews School, Wilmington Is.
Starts: 07/13/2015

Wild Blue Yonder – Liberty Elementary, Midway
Starts: 07/20/2015

Mad Scientist Week - Liberty Elementary, Midway
Starts: 07/27/2015


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Have a no-cook Friday: Enjoy a $21 fresh, pick-up meal for 4 from SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit, Savannah

March 30th, 2015

FOHTY SCAD Meal Pick Up Service Savannah

Enjoy fresh food that is flavorful and cooked to perfection from SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit in Savannah with dinner for four for the low price of only $21.

Simply email Eric Davidson at eric.davidson@cafebonappetit.com by 2 PM Thursday April 2. Please put FOHTY in the subject line. Remember to include your name and the number of dinners you would like to order in your email.  Please let him know that you were referred by SouthernMamas.com.

This fresh, pick-up meal service is open to the public.

Don’t forget to share with your friends . After five referrals, you’ll receive a FREE meal.

Meals are ready for pick up (complete with reheating instructions) on Fridays between 3-6PM at Jo’s Cafe, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Methods of payment include: credit card, cash.

FOHTY recently started providing reusable tote bags to carry the meals. Please bring your tote with you on Friday and the meal will be placed inside.  If you do not have one yet, they’ll have more to share with you.

Savor your meal, your new tote bag & your no-cook Friday.

Learn more here. 

SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit,  http://scad.cafebonappetit.com/events/, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401 email eric.davidson@cafebonappetit.com. On Facebook here. SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

STEM, Art, Cheer, Cooking, LEGO Summer Camps 2015 @ Hancock Day School, Savannah

March 30th, 2015

Summer Camps 2015 Hancock Day School

Hancock Day School Summer Camps 2015

Hancock Day School  – a private school in Savannah – offers a variety of sports & specialty camps for Summer 2015.

Hancock Day School Summer Camps are open to the public. Your child does not need to be an HDS student to attend.

Registration forms & more details below & at: HDS Summer Camp 2015

American Girl Camp 2015 @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 2nd-rising 4th graders.

Art: Jewelry, Mask Making & Painting Camp @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 3rd-rising 8th graders.

Athletic & other specialty camps @ Hancock Day School, Savannah

Ballet I Camp @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 3rd to rising 6th graders.

Basketball Camp @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 4th-6th graders.

Cheer Camp 2015 @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising kindergarteners-5th graders.

Cooking Camp @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 2nd-5th graders.

Jewelry, Mask Making & Painting Camp @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 3rd-rising 8th graders.

LEGO Camp @ Hancock Day School, Savannah for rising pre-K to rising 3rd graders.

Sports Camp 2015 @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 2nd-rising 5th graders.

STEM Camps 2015 @ Hancock Day School, Savannah. For rising 2nd-6th graders.

Hancock Day School, www.hancockdayschool.org, 6600 Howard Foss Drive, Savannah, 31406 tel. 912-351-4500 email: kodom@hancockdayschool.org On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Hancock Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 


Tybee Spring 2015 Events: Turtle Trot 5K, SCAD Sand Arts Festival, Tour of Homes, Beach Bum Parade

March 30th, 2015

Tybee Is. Spring 2015 Family Events Turtle Trot, Tybee Tour of Homes, SCAD Sand Arts Festival

2015 TURTLE TROT 5K BEACH RUN on Tybee Island
April 25, 2015
Run to raise money and awareness for the Tybee Island Sea Turtle Project.
This 5K beach run/walk starts at 8AM. For more information, click here. 

Help sea turtles, kick off Georgia’s sea turtle nesting season, and raise funds for the Tybee Island Marine Science Center’s Sea Turtle Project.

Online/preregistration will be open until noon, April 23rd, 2015. Day-of registration begins at the pier and pavilion at 7am, the race starts at 8am!

Preregister by April 16th to guarantee your free t-shirt.

Register here.

After the race, stick around for awards and to see the Georiga Sea Turtle Center release a rehabbed sea turtle patient into the wild. Families and spectators are welcome.

PACKET PICK UP: Friday, April 24th from 3 to 8 p.m. at the science center and the morning of the race, beginning at 7:00, at the Pavilion.


May 1, 2015
Watch Savannah College of Art and Design art students compete and create stunning sculptures at this one day event at North Beach.


May 2, 2015
10AM – 4PM

March until April 15

Save 25%! Early Bird ticket rates for Tybee Island Tour of Homes on May 2, 10AM-4PM Rain or Shine. Tickets include admission to several homes plus lunch at the Tybee Island Maritime Academy (714 Lovell Avenue). Lunch is 11:30AM-1:30PM. (Take out lunch also available.) Details here.

Sat. May 2

Tybee Island Tour of Homes, 10AM-4PM Rain or Shine. Get a chance to look inside some of the most beautiful homes on Tybee Island! Tickets include admission to several homes plus a full lunch at the Tybee Island Maritime Academy (714 Lovell Avenue). Lunch is 11:30AM-1:30PM. (Take out lunch also available.) Details here.


May 15, 2015, 6:30PM, Tybee Is.
Join in the all-out water fight among fun-loving beach bums of all ages.

Daytrips/Weekend Getaways: Things to do on Hilton Head Is. with kids

March 29th, 2015

free kids' activities Hilton Head

SouthernMamas.com regularly spotlights our favorite nearby daytrip spots to visit with kids outside of Savannah.

One of our favorite family daytrips from Savannah is Hilton Head Is.

Things to do with kids on Hilton Head Is. include:

1. Bicycling on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island offers over 50 scenic miles of public bicycle pathways and nature trails. The hard-packed beaches are also popular for bicycling at low tide.


2. Free family-friendly outdoor Gregg Russell concerts at Harbour Town, Sea Pines

A classic on Hilton Head Is. for almost four decades, Gregg Russell Concerts under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town happen regularly during summer (weather permitting) & periodically during spring. Details here. 

During Spring 2015, Gregg Russell will perform his free kid-friendly outdoor concerts:
March 30-April 3
April 6-10
April 13-15

During Summer 2015, Gregg Russell will perform his free kid-friendly outdoor concerts:
May 22-24
May 27-29
May 31-August 28 (every night except Saturdays)
September 3-6

This family-oriented singer/storyteller performs sing-a-longs, ballads & silly songs with audience participation. Kids in the audience try to get Gregg to pick them to sing a song to the crowd, often using creative pick-me posters etc. Concerts are free; there’s a $6 gate fee per auto.


3. Free petting farm at Lawton Stables in Sea Pines

The free animal farm includes a deer named Callie, goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits, turtles, cows and rabbits.  Kids can also pet a friendly retired Clydesdale, Harley, at the stables. Pony rides and horseback riding available for a fee. The animal farm is free; there’s a $6 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. More info here. 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island, 29928


4. The wildflower garden & hiking trails in the free Sea Pines Forest Preserve

The 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve includes easy trails to various points of interest including the 4,000-year-old Indian Shell Ring, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a wildflower garden that’s amazing when in bloom. The walks range from 25 minutes to one hour. Bicycles are not permitted on the nature trails, so please park your bicycles at the locations provided. Open from sunrise to sunset. The Forest Preserve is free; there’s a $6 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. More info here.


free hilton head kids activities 5. Free Sea Pines Trolley

Take the free Sea Pines Trolley to all your favorite Sea Pines locations during summer months & some holiday periods. This is a great way to entertain kids who are still thrilled by “bus rides etc”. The trolley offers an easy way to get around Sea Pines while giving you a scenic tour of a favorite family vacation resort. Schedule info here. Trolley rides are free; there’s a $6 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. *Perfect rainy day activity

For Spring & Summer 2015, the free trolleys will run: March 23-April 1; April 20 – May 21; May 22 – Sept 6.


6. The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum

18A Pope Ave
(843) 842-7645
Located just off Pope Avenue on the south end of the Island, this interactive museum provides a unique place for educational play between children and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Little ones from infant to age 8 will be captivated by the fun filled play centers and engaging activities.

April 2015 Hours: The Sandbox be open Monday – Saturday 10AM-5PM during the month of April, including Good Friday.

April 2015 Events:

April 2: Imagination Hour
April 7: Discover Imagine Grow
April 9: Imagination Hour
April 10: April FREE Family Fun Night
April 16: Imagination Hour
April 21: Discover Imagine Grow
April 23: Imagination Hour
April 28: Discover Imagine Grow
April 30: Imagination Hour


Details here. *Perfect rainy day activity


7. Coastal Discovery Museum

70 Honey Horn Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Educational natural history and animal programs at a venue that includes salt marsh board walks, open fields, gardens, trails and a 1200 square foot butterfly habitat that is home to some 13 species of native butterflies to the Lowcountry. *Perfect rainy day activity.
More info here.


8. Go to the beach at the newly redone Sea Pines Beach Club. 

Convenient access to the Surf Shop, restrooms, shower facilities & Surfside Market featuring to-go sandwiches, salads, snacks &  cold beverages. Details here. 87 North Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928. The beach club is free; there’s a $6 Sea Pines gate fee per auto.


9. Gregg Russell Playground at Harbour Town, Sea Pines

The Gregg Russell Playground at Harbour Town is one of the top playgrounds in our area. Fenced, somewhat shaded playground that includes a treehouse; swings; numerous slides; lots of climbing bars, jungle gym bars, monkey bars. Just outside the fenced-playground is a water fountain; picnic tables; bathrooms; and plenty of spots for lunch, drinks or coffee and of course, the famous Harbour Town lighthouse which is open to climb for a fee plus $6 Sea Pines gate fee per auto.  Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SC 29928


10. FREE historical Stoney-Baynard Ruins, Sea Pines

The ruins of the old Baynard estate, the main house as well as attendant slave quarters, are permanently preserved within six-acre Baynard Ruins Park. The home was raided during the Civil War and Union forces made it their headquarters. Details here. The ruins are free; there’s a $6 Sea Pines gate fee per auto.


For more kid-friendly daytrips/weekend getaways from Savannah, click here. 

Science & Archaeology/Palentology/Geology Camps at Savannah Children’s Museum

March 29th, 2015

Countdown to Summer 2015 is on. In celebration, we’ll spotlight a Savannah area summer camp every week from our Summer Camps 2015 Directory.

Summer Camps 2015 hosted by Savannah Children’s Museum include the following: 

Science Camp at Savannah Children's Museum 2015

Top Secret Science Camp @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Jump into the top secret world of being a scientist and explore incredible experiments in this week of mad scientist fun. Campers will engage in loads of hands-on, exciting, and educational experiments that will blow their minds.

June 15-19 (ages 7-10)
Register here.


Archaeology Camp Savannah Children's Museum 2015

Dig It! Camp @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Dig into the past and explore the sciences deep inside the earth!
Campers will engage in activities that delve into the fascinating worlds of archaeology, paleontology, and geology during this action packed, dirt filled week of summer fun!

June 22-26 (ages 7-10)
Register here.


Science Camp at Savannah Children's Museum 2015

Jr. Scientist Camp @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Put on your lab coats and goggles and dive into the wonderful world of science! Campers will become botanists, chemists, paleontologists, entomologists, and explore other fascinating science fields during this week of summer fun!

June 29-July 3 (ages 4-6). Register here. 
July 6-10 (ages 4-6). Register here.


Camp Basics

All 2015 Summer Camps will be held from 9:00am-2:00pm Monday through Friday. After-care is available from 2:00pm-5:30pm each day.*

All 2015 Summer Camps* will be housed at Esther F. Garrison School of Performing Arts, the K-8 school located directly behind our museums. This will provide campers with a well-equipped and climate-controlled home-base for the week. However, this will not decrease the amount of time they spend in the museums; It will only maximize the learning space.

All of 2015 Summer Camps have been designed and will be taught by a team of highly-trained and experienced educators.

*Jr. Engineer Train Camp for ages 7-10 (July 13-17) will be housed at Georgia State Railroad Museum and after-care is not available during this week of camp.

Contact Liz Stratford at childrensevents@chsgeorgia.org

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA 31401 912.651.6823 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 


U-Pick Strawberry Season 2015 starts April 6 @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah

March 29th, 2015

Opening day for u-pick strawberry season in 2015 will be Monday, April 6 from 9 am to 12 noon (or before noon if the field is picked clean) @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah.

Picking hours will be Monday-Thursday and Saturday from 9 am to 12 noon (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 12 noon 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: $2.50 per pound. Containers provided. Bring cash.

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

CGBG does NOT offer a picking service.

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


Fruit Season Time Pricing Active Season
Strawberries late March – May $2.50/lb. begins April 6, 2015
Blackberries mid-May – late June $3.00/lb. 2015 season not yet started
Blueberries April – late June $3.00/lb. 2015 season not yet started



20th Annual Supper in the Strawberry Patch @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Welcome Presentation 4:30 pm
Meal 5-7 pm
$30 adults
$15 children ages 5-12
children ages 4 & younger free
Details here.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Coastal Gardens, the 20th anniversary Sunday Supper showcases the prized springtime fruit: the strawberry! This informal, traditional supper is held at our Lakeside Pavilion featuring the first of CGBG’s strawberry harvest for the evening’s dessert!

In honor of the twentieth year, a 20-item Silent Auction table will be offered during the event as an additional fundraiser. Visit the Garden Gift Shop in the Andrews Visitor and Education Center and our historic artifacts in the Bamboo Museum on this evening as well.

RSVPs strongly recommended. Call the office at (912) 921-5460. Details here. 

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

Kindermusik Savannah Parent & Me classes for ages 0-5 begin April 6

March 29th, 2015

Kindermusik Savannah Early Music Classes Toddlers All new themes for Kindermusik in Savannah begin in April.

Join 88 Keys Piano on Mondays beginning April 6.

Babies ages 0-1 will begin “Music Makes My Day” at 9:20am. Toddlers ages 2-3 begin “Family and Friends” at 10:15am. Children ages 4-5 begin “All Keyed Up” at 3:50pm.

To enroll, or visit a free trial class, call 912-988-5397, email music@88keysga.com, or visit our website at www.88keysga.com.

Also, make plans to join us for the Kindermusik monthly musical play date for ages 0-7. April’s theme is “April Showers, Playdate’s Ours!” Play date will be held on Wednesday, April 22 at 10am and is open to ages 0-7.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Contact 88 Keys Piano at 912-988-KEYS (5397) or email music@88keysga.com.

Kindermusik Savannah, email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397), www.88keysga.com . Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Enjoy a child-free night while your kids enjoy a movie & craft, Savannah & Pooler

March 28th, 2015

Savannah Kids Night Out, Parents Night Out Savannah Pooler

Pooler Kids Night Out Savannah Scribble Art Studio

Give yourself a well-deserved kid-free night.

Sign up the kids for Savannah or Pooler Kid’s Club held on various Saturday nights in April 2015 @ Scribble Art Studio in Pooler or Savannah.

Kids will do an art project & enjoy movies, pizza, and arts & crafts PLUS you will get a kid-free night. Sounds a lot better than sitter, right?

Sign up here.

Savannah location: 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Pooler location: 115 Canal St, Pooler, GA 31322

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Spring Break Cooking Camp in Savannah plus kids’ cooking classes, Pooler playdates

March 28th, 2015

Spring Break Cooking Camp Savannah April 2015

Spring Break Kids Cooking Camp
April 6-8, Ampersand (36 MLK Blvd., Savannah)
The Tummy Time Foods “Kids Can Cook” Camp is a 3-day camp that teaches kids ages 8-11 how to select and prepare healthier food options from scratch! Kids will learn basic cooking skills, knife skills, kitchen safety and more! Each day will focus on a different lesson and menu, and kids will dine on their own culinary creations! The cost is only $125 per child. To register, click here.


Tummy Time Foods Playdates Savannah Pooler Weekly Tiny Tots Play Dates

Tuesdays at 10:15-11:15am, Tom Triplett Park (Pooler) (NO POOLER PLAYDATE ON TUES. APRIL 7)
Thursdays at 11AM-Noon and 1-2pm, Savannah Children’s Museum (Savannah)

Join Tummy Time Foods for the most creative play date in town! Kids ages 5 and younger enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two seasonal food crafts—one to eat and one to keep. Cost is $10 per child.

Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased individually or in a 4-session bundle by clicking here.


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After-School Kids’ Cooking Classes on Whitemarsh Is.

UPDATE: No Cooking Class Thurs. April 9

Thursdays at 4:15-5:45pm, Frank Murray Community Center (160 Whitemarsh Island Road, Savannah)
Each class features a special theme or ingredient and includes an interactive nutrition lesson or game. With each theme, Tummy Time Foods takes the kids on a new culinary adventure, different flavors, cuisines and seasonal produce. They incorporate nutrition and emphasize healthy eating in every class. Parents/caregivers are welcome to drop-off or stay and watch. Classes are for ages 8 & older and advanced tickets for each class are required. Cost is $25 per class or purchase a Discounted 3-Class Bundle for $65.

For list of themes and to purchase tickets, click here.


Mr Peabody showing in Pooler tummy Time Foods Tiny Tots: Snacks… And A Movie!

Saturday, April 4, 12:00-2:00pm (Tater Bugs, 309 Hwy 80, Pooler)
Kids ages 5 and under will make delicious snacks while watching Mr. Peabody and Sherman! The cost is $12 per child and parents are free! Seating is limited. Advanced tickets are required and available here. 


Make Ahead Freezer Meals Savannah Tummy Time Foods Family Freezer Meal Workshop
Saturday, April 25, 11am-1:30pm
Savannah State Farmer’s Market (701 Hwy 80, Savannah)
Get your family together (kids included!!) to make 5 delicious freezer-ready meals together! We provide the recipes, food, disposable bakeware… everything you need to leave with 5 meals ready for the freezer, oven, stove or crockpot! Participants will also assist in making an additional set of meals to donate to the Mommy Is In Treatment organization to benefit families going through Breast Cancer treatments.

April’s Menu:
Spicy Peach Chicken Sliders
Spinach-Filled Lasagna Rolls
Homemade Calzones with Assorted Fillings
Dessert: Mixed Berry Crisp
Breakfast: Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets with Assorted Add-ins
*Each meal serves 4-6 people.

The cost is $45 per family of 4 and includes 5 meals (3 meals, 1 breakfast and 1 dessert), recipes and cooking/reheating instructions and complete sets of disposable cookware for meals.

Advanced tickets are required and available here.  


Kids Cooking Birthday Parties Savannah PoolerKids Can Cook!
Tummy Time Foods provides hands-on cooking and nutrition events for kids of all ages! Our signature Kids Cooking Parties are the tastiest way to learn and play! In addition to these deliciously amazing events, we also provide Birthday Cooking Parties, At-Home Cooking Parties, Cooking Classes, Cooking Camps and Family Nutrition Coaching.

Looking for a creative idea for your child’s birthday? Looking for a creative activity for your kids during winter break? Book your Kids Cooking Party today at www.tummytimefoods.com.

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com. On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Registration opens April 6 for Art Summer Camps 2015 @ City of Savannah studios

March 28th, 2015

Kids Spring Art Classes & Art Camp City of Savannah

Summer Break Art Camp at the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio

Registration Begins April 6. Details here. 

June 1 – July 31, 2015
Full Day Camp @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios, 9 W. Henry St.

Ages: 6 – 12 years old (Has completed Kindergarten)
Times: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Fee: per child per session $150/$140 city resident

Session 1 – June 1 – 5 – Ages 6-12
Session 2 – June 9 – 13 – Ages 6-8
Session 3 – June 16 – 20 – Ages 9-12
Session 4 – June 23 – 27 – Ages 6-8
(No camp the week of June 30 – July 4)
Session 5 – July 7 – 11 – Ages 9-12
Session 6 – July 14 – 18 – Ages 6-8
Session 7 – July 21 – 25 – Ages 9-12
Session 8 – July 27 – 31 – Ages 6-8

Daily Schedule
8:30am – 9:00am – Arrival
9:00am – 9:30 am – Meet and Greet / Art Centers
9:30am – 12:30pm – Rotation between classes
12:30pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Gym
2:00pm – 5:00pm – Rotation between classes
5:00pm – 5:30pm – Pickup

General Information
Drop Off:  Please drop off your children no earlier than 8:30am, unless prior arrangements have been made. Adults/guardians must sign in all camp participants. Students arriving after the 9:15am bell must enter camp through the Henry Street entrance and be signed in at the front desk by an adult.

Pick Up: Adults/guardians must sign out all camp participants at the back door. Late fees of $25 will be imposed for pickups between 5:30pm and 5:45pm. Students will ONLY be released to the individuals listed on the registration sheet.

Parents must sign students in and out each time the student is picked up or dropped off. In order to maintain the privacy of our students, we ask that parents refrain from entering the camp during camp hours. Please see the front desk if you need to speak with your child.

Appropriate Attire Reminders: For safety reasons, we suggest tennis shoes. Aprons are provided but we advise dressing your child in clothing appropriate for art making.

Supervised Outdoor Activity Weather Policy: Daily outings are planned to historic Forsyth Park or St. Paul’s gym. Activities will be held in the Cultural Affairs facility in the event of rain or excessive temperatures.

Please send simple, non-spoiling sandwiches, fruit, or vegetables in packaging that your child can open. Make sure that the paper bag/lunch box has your child’s name clearly marked on the front. There is NO access to a refrigerator or a microwave. NO food will be provided without prior parental approval.

Registration details here. 

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertise

Gymnastics & Tumbling Camps 2015 @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

March 27th, 2015

Gymnastics Tumbling summer camps Savannah Summit Gymnastics

Summit Gymnastics - the go-to spot for tumbling & gymnastics in Savannah – will offer Summit Gymnastics’ 2015 Summer Camps. 

Each week offers a preschool camp for ages 3-5 and a recreation camp for ages 6-12. 9AM-1PM Monday-Friday.

a 20% discount for each additional week.
a 15% discount for siblings.

Conveniently located on Savannah’s Southside at 74 W Montgomery Crossroads near Abercorn, Summit Gymnastics offers tumbling classes along with both recreational and competitive gymnastics from ages 18 months to 18 years.

Register by calling 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034 email summitgymnastics@yahoo.com, On Facebook here.   http://summitgymnasticssavannah.com/,  Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser