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SCAD GamingFest 2021

Monday, April 5th, 2021

SCAD GamingFest 2021 Savannah gaming

SCAD GamingFest 2021
April 9-10, 2021

Enter the all-virtual world of SCAD GamingFest for conversations and panel discussions with top game developers, exclusive access to new SCAD games and content, and insights from industry leaders about one of the fastest growing industries worldwide.

Lots of exciting things happening during this event including SCAD Game Studios ‘The Making of Zoelie’ presentation that discusses how SCAD students from interactive design and game development, animation, sound design, visual effects and more came together to create the game ‘Zoelie’.

‘Zoelie’ will be one of the several SCAD student-created games that can be downloaded during the SCAD GamingFest and played by audiences at home.

You can also watch a SCAD vs. SCAD eSports competition through the Twitch takeover with Skillshot Media or listen to SCAD alumni speak about how SCAD prepared them for their jobs in the gaming and entertainment industry and what exciting things they are working on now.

Learn more here. 


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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Artbotics, Maker Programs @ Georgia Tech Savannah campus

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Georgia Tech Savannah Chatham County Summer Camps 2021 STEAM STEM Robotics

STEAM Summer Camps 2021 @ Georgia Tech Savannah 

On-campus and virtual programming will be offered by the Georgia Tech Savannah campus this summer 2021.

Find more information on all of Georgia Tech Savannah’s programming here.

COVID-19 policies and procedures are listed below under FAQs and will be emailed to all participants prior to the program start date.

2021 On-Campus Summer Program include these two sessions: 


Artbotics – Rising 3rd-5th Graders
July 12-16 2021
$200 per participant

Interactive Art is the focus of this week of STEAM! Come build, paint, and program your creations to light up, move, and interact with their environments.

Ever used science or math to create an artistic masterpiece? How about coding to write a song? Artbotics is a program designed to bring your creativity to life and have fun along the way! Each participant will create their own unique and interactive piece of artwork using a combination of traditional art mediums, coding, and robotics. The week will be capped off with a gallery showing for family and friends.

Register online here.


Maker Camp – Rising 6th – 8th Graders
July 19-23 2021
$250 per participant

Make, build, and code your way through the week with a series of hands-on projects.

Maker Camp is a week like no other! Each day will have you working on a different hands-on project that you get to keep and take home for continued fun and learning. Five unique projects over 5 amazing days! Ever build a robot or made wearable electronics? This is your chance to build all that and more.

Register online here


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Tech, Design & Gaming @ STEAM Winter Break Camp, Savannah

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

STEAM Holiday Camp Guild computer Savannah

Jolly Goblin Games in Savannah will offer an all-day Winter Break Free Play STEAM Camp for six days, including the Saturday before Christmas. This STEAM Camp is for ages 7-14.

Kids will have a blast on PCs, PS4s, XBox Ones, and WiiU, plus they might even learn a new board game or two along the way.

These camps will last all day, with options for early drop-off and late pick-up, plus students can order lunch from The Chromatic Dragon right next door (or bring a lunch/snacks from home). Students may also bring snacks and drinks from home and/or bring money to purchase them.

You can sign up for all six days or just pick and choose which days you want.

Early drop-off and late pick-up will be available for an additional fee.

Dec 20, 2018 – Dec 28, 2018
5% sibling discount available at checkout
Cost: $180 for 6 days/$30 drop-in

Jolly Goblin Games
518 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Maven Makers 3D Me! & Micro Drones Camps

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Drones STEM robotics savannah 3D Maven Makers summer camps 2018

Limited spaces remain for the first 2 I’m a Maker Summer Camps at Maven Makers: I’m A Maker Summer Camp – 3D Me! and  I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Micro Drones.

Watch your kids progress from novice to maven this summer.

From 3D printing, drone building, robotics, Ready Player 2 arcade controllers, hydroponic gardens and so much more. Due to popular demand we have doubled our camps this year and added some new ones! Get your little maker making this summer!

Sign your child up for one of Maven Makers in Savannah Summer 2018 camps today as spots are filling up. Go to to sign up or for more information. Questions? Email

I’m A Maker Summer Camp – 3D Me!

What better way to start off the summer break than with learning about 3D design, 3D scanning, and 3D printing! This 4-day camp is designed for 7-10 year olds and will have every young maker make a bust of themselves to take home. Sign up today as this fun-filled and educational camp is sure to fill up fast.

9AM-Noon, Tues, May 29 2018


I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Micro Drones

What could be more fun than flying a drone? Building one yourself! In this 4-day summer camp kids will design, build, and fly their very own micro drones. Kids aged 11-13 yo will learn all about 3D printing and design, the basics of soldering, and the basic principles of flight. Sign up early as this camp is guaranteed to fill up.

2-5PM, Tues, May 29 2018

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Art, Video Game Development & Pre-K Camps @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Savannah Summer Camps 2018 art Telfair Museums Jepson

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

Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp
For ages 10–12
May 29–June 1 2018

Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp
For ages 12–14
July 2–6 2018 No camp Tuesday, July 4


Cost: Member $160/Non-member $180

This four-day camp is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. Students will focus on measurement, proportion, perspective, and use of value to create volume and space. The camp will also include practice portraiture and sketching from clothed models.

The Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp is a great class for students to learn and advance the skills necessary for developing art portfolios.


Master Artist Photography Session A
For ages 10–12
June 4–8

Master Artist Photography Session B
For ages 13–16
June 11–15

Cost: Member $200/Non-member $235

This intensive, weeklong program focuses on black-and-white and digital photography, as well as the basic functions of 35mm manual cameras. While instructors emphasize the advancements of digital media and Adobe Photoshop, they will also cover conventional methods of film photography, including pinhole cameras, to supplement the experience.

The camp features student use of both manual and digital cameras. The program will culminate with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Jepson Center.


Raising STEAM: Technology, Art, and Electronics
For ages 10–12
June 18–22 2018
Cost: Member $200/Non-member $235

This comprehensive STEAM Camp gives young people the opportunity to explore the artistic potential of technology. In this weeklong camp, students will learn to use a variety of technologies and methods to create and express themselves.

Students will explore 3D printing, create images with Adobe Photoshop, and solder their own electronic-noise toys. Participants will also learn basic computer programming with Arduino microcontrollers. The program culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’work in the Jepson Center.


Art with the Pros Session
For ages 6–10
June 25–29 2018
Cost: Member $175/Non-member $195

Each day, this camp will feature a different local artist providing a unique lesson based on his or her medium. Lunch in Telfair Square (weather permitting), breaks and games in ArtZeum, and special tours of the galleries are all included. Students will learn to give constructive criticism on their own and their peers’ artwork. The program culminates with a student art exhibition and a reception in the Jepson Center.

Video Game Development
For ages 14–18
July 16–20 2018

Video Game Development
For ages 12–14
July 9–13 2018


Cost: Member $175/Non-member $195

Full STEAM ahead! In this weeklong camp, students will build their own video games. Students will explore, play, and learn computer programming from scratch using open-source game-making programs. The summer camp culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ games in the Jepson Center’s Morrison Community Gallery.


Museum Explorations Pre-K Camp
For ages 4–6
Half day 9AM-Noon
July 23–July 27 2018
Cost: Member $100/Non-member $125

Stave off 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. Find inspiration with instruction in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Students immerse themselves in innovative arts lessons taught by professional artists.

Crafters Camp
For ages 8–11
July 16–20 2018
Cost: Member $175/Non-member $195

The Ultimate Crafty Kids Camp is packed with a variety of projects: screen printing, knitting, friendship bracelets, calligraphy folder paper, and much more. In this weeklong camp, students will explore and learn techniques in a rich variety of crafts that will inspire and develop their desire to be independent makers.

Video Game Design with Scratch
For ages 9–12
Half day, 9AM-Noon
July 23–July 27 2018
Cost: Member $100/Non-member $125

This summer camp teaches beginning students how to create their own video game using Scratch, a colorful programming environment that makes it easy to bring interactive stories to life. In class, students collaborate on developing a game from the beginning to final polish. A fun and informative way to introduce younger students to the art of video game development.

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Host a free Math Night @ your school with Mathnasium Savannah

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Mathnasium Math Night Savannah Islands Schools

Would your school like to host a Math night?

Mathnasium of Savannah Midtown has already hosted two Math nights @ Savannah schools with a third booked for March. These events are FREE & are a wonderful way for families to engage in fun math activities all provided by your local Mathnasium Math Learning Center.

School leaders & PTA organizations, please contact for more info.


4 Convenient Locations

Mathnasium of Savannah Midtown
(next to TJ MAXX)

Mathnasium of Savannah Islands 
(Whitemarsh Isl next to Polka Dots)

Mathnasium of Pooler
(next to Publix)

Mathnasium of Bluffton
(near Publix off Buck Island Rd

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FREE 2018 kid-friendly Geekend Events, Savannah, Feb. 2-3

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Geekend Savannah 2018 Geek End

Geekend 2018 brings the next generation of technology to Savannah.
Here are the Geekend 2018 events & exhibits that are free & open to the public, Friday & Saturday, Feb. 2 & 3 on the Guild Hall Campus in Savannah.

518 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah
Sat. Feb 3: 1-2PM
100 million students have now discovered how accessible & fun computer science can be by doing just one Hour of Code.
This Hour of Code workshop is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code & show that anybody can learn the basics.

Hour of Code is for ages 6+, free & open to the public. Advance registration strongly recommended, as space is limited. Register online here. Parents should plan to accompany young children.


518 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah
Fri. Feb 2: 8AM-5PM
Sat. Feb 3: 12:45-5PM
Move over, Pac-Man. Geekend’s Indie Game Arcade features high-quality & critically-acclaimed video games created right here in the Southeast by talented independent game developers. Play them all, vote for your favorite & stick around for the ProjectMQ Indie Game Awards at 5PM to see who comes out on top.


518 MLK Jr. Blvd Savannah
Sat Feb 3: 12:30-5PM
Back by popular demand, the Geekend AR/VR Showcase is where you can test drive cutting edge augmented & virtual reality experiences that span a variety of disciplines & technologies.


615 Montgomery St. Savannah
Sat. Feb 3: 5PM
At the ProjectMQ Indie Game Awards, we’ll celebrate the indie games from the Geekend Indie Game Arcade & the talented local and regional developers who made them. ProjectMQ’s Malcolm Howard will present the People’s Choice Award. Attendees will have a chance to win games, merchandise & even a Nintendo Switch, sponsored by Savannah-based Avant Games.

Learn more about Geekend 2018 here. 

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Maven Makers “Soldering My Summer”

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Soldering My Summer! (7-10 year olds)

This summer camp is about all things soldering for 7-10 year olds. Soldering is a fun and simple skill to bring all your projects to life! Each day will feature new soldering projects with everything from intruder alarms to light up badges. No prior experience is required as this class is taught at a beginner level.

July 5-7, 9AM-1PM. For ages 7-10.

Maven Makers is offering readers a 10 percent discount. Use the promo code firstclass10 when registering to get the discount.

Learn more here. 

Maven Makers offers a variety of summer camps & youth workshops. Learn more here.

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