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Kids’ Robotics classes @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Sylvan Robotics Savannah Tutoring

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah will offer a Robotics class for kids on Sundays.

Cost: $95 for five weeks (15 hours)

The Robotics Class begins Sept. 23 2018 & will be every Sunday through Oct. 21 2018 from 1-4PM.

Call 912.355.2267 to register.

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

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

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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.

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

9AM–3PM

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.

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

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

9AM–3PM
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.

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Raising STEAM: Technology, Art, and Electronics
For ages 10–12
June 18–22 2018
9AM–3PM
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.

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Art with the Pros Session
For ages 6–10
June 25–29 2018
9AM–3PM
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.
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Video Game Development
For ages 14–18
July 16–20 2018

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

9AM–3PM

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.

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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
9AM–3PM
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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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.

HOUR OF CODE
@ JOLLY GOBLIN GAMES
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.

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INDIE GAME ARCADE
@ 8-BIT DONUTS
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.

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AR/VR SHOWCASE
@ JOLLY GOBLIN GAMES
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.

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PROJECTMQ INDIE GAME AWARDS
@ THE GUILD HALL ARENA
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. 

Youth drawing & videogame development classes @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

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Youth Workshops & Classes Schedule January-April 2018 @ Telfair Museums, Savannah 

Portfolio Builder Youth Drawing
Ages 10-14
Wednesdays, Feb. 7-March 7, 4:30-6PM
Members $100, non-members $125

This class is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills. In Drawing I, students will develop an understanding of foundational drawing; a great class for students looking to develop their art portfolios. New students welcome!

Register online here. 

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Videogame Development
Ages 10-16
Tuesdays, Feb. 13-March 13, 4:30-6PM, Jepson Center
Members $100, non-members $125

In this five-week class, students will build their own videogame! Students will explore, play, and develop videogames while learning computer programming from scratch using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners to intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality, this class requires no previous programming experience.

Register online here. 

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All classes are located in the Jepson Center at 207 W. York St. unless otherwise noted. Register online or by contacting Kip Bradley at 912-790-8823 or via email bradleyk@telfair.org.

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Game Design classes for elementary & middle-schoolers @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Coding classes for kids in Savannah 2018 Looking for one of the hottest after-school programs around?

You’ve got it with Sylvan’s Game Design for Kids, innovative courses for elementary and middle-schoolers that teach computer programming skills through interactive and exciting projects.

These fun Savannah classes are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, like figuring out how things work or simply love technology.

In Sylvan’s nine-week course, your son or daughter will have a blast in weekly two-hour session creating video games, animated stories and bringing their imaginations to life. You don’t even have to mention all the cool skills he or she is learning along the way: basic coding and programming, problem solving, logic, physics and more.

Register today for this exciting Thursdays from 5-7PM beginning Jan. 25 and running through March 22 2018.

Register today by calling Sylvan Learning of Savannah at 355-2267 or signing up on line here. 

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Robotics & Coding classes for kids @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

STEM Coding for Kids Sylvan Savannah

Robotics for Kids classes @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

In each Robotics for Kids class @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah, your child and a buddy work together to plan and build a new robot using LEGO® bricks, letting their creativity and imaginations loose. Along the way, they learn science and engineering concepts, such as how pulleys, levers and motors work.
As the kids’ robots take shape, they experiment with LEGO® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ software. They discover how to apply computer programming concepts and find new ways to get their “bot” moving.

Click here to sign your child up today! 

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Coding for Kids classes @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

In Coding for Kids classes Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah , your son or daughter will have a blast creating video games, animated stories and bringing their imaginations to life.

You don’t even have to mention all the cool skills he or she is learning along the way: basic coding and programming, problem solving, logic, physics and more. (We’ll never tell!) It’s a great way to get kids psyched about learning cool STEM skills.

Kids work with Sylvan’s advanced technology platform that’s intuitive and easy to use (no writing lines and lines of code here!)

It’s a low stress setting in which your child works at his or her own pace with the support and encouragement of a teacher. Every class has a distinct objective and outcome, so your future computer whiz will work toward a goal and feel a great sense of accomplishment.

Click here to sign your child up today! 

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Math Discount

Math tutoring: Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah is offering a math special: 40 hours of math tutoring at just $25 per hour, including MAP prep. Get your child test-ready today.

Questions? Call Dino or Christina at 912.355.2267.

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Winter 2017 Youth Art Classes @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Jepson Winter Spring 2016 Art Classes Savannah Telfair

Register your child for Telfair Museums’ Winter 2017 in Savannah. All classes and workshops are at the Jepson Center unless otherwise noted.

Branding and Logo Design
(Materials included)
Ages: 10-14
Instructor: Vanessa Jaber
Wednesdays, Jan. 25–Feb. 22, 4:30-6pm
Members $100 / Non-members $125

What defines you in this day and age? Learn how to self-brand and make an image for yourself with Photoshop and Photography. A personal logo design can help distinguish you from the crowd. Your brand has the power to represent who you are as an individual and what kind of work you do. REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Portfolio Builder: Youth Drawing I
(Materials included)
Ages: 10-14
Instructor: Marisa Lilje
Thursdays, Feb. 2–March 9, 4:30-6pm
(No class Feb. 23)
Members $100 / Non-members $125

This class is designed to help upper-elementary & middle school students improve their drawing skills. In Drawing I, students will develop an understanding of foundational drawing. Youth Drawing is great class for students to develop their art portfolios. New students welcome! REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Video Game Development
(Materials included)
Ages: 10-16
Instructor: Johnathan Bushnell
Thursdays, Feb. 2–March 9, 4:30-6pm
(No class Feb. 23)
Members $100 / Non-members $125.

In this five-week class students will build their own video game. Students will explore, play, and develop video games while learning computer programming from scratch using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners to intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality, no programming experience required. REGISTER ONLINE HERE

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah after-school sports & classes for Fall 2016

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

kids classes sports Savannah Lots of opportunities for your kids to grow, have fun & find their passions in after-school classes & sports in Savannah this Fall 2016.

Here are some favorites & new options:

+ Drama, acting, theater, dance, aerial skills @ Savannah Children’s Theatre. Details here. 
+ Science Tutoring, Science Homework/Project assistance, Group Lessons @ Ms. MC’s Science Farm in Savannah. Details here.
+ Youth Art Classes in Savannah @ Miss Mary’s Art Universe in Savannah. Details here.
+ Drawing 1; Video Game Development @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center. Details here.
+ Roller Hockey. Details here. 
+ Swim Teams. Details here.
+ Irish Dance in Savannah, Richmond Hill. Details here.
+ Gymnastics & Tumbling @ Summit Gymnastics. Details here.
+ Ballet & Dance @ The Ballet School. Details here. 
+ Byrd’s transported, after-care karate. Details here. 
+ Flag football, cheerleading & soccer @ YMCA of Coastal Georgia. Details here. 
+ Private music lessons on cello, violin, piano, viola harp. Details here. 
+ Soccer with Savannah United. Details here.
+ Soccer with Storm/Tormenta/Sweet Feet Academy. Details here. 
+ Improv, children’s clay, weaving, embroidery, wheel throwing Details here. 
+ Art, sewing, comics, painting, calligraphy, watercolor @ Scribble Art Studio. Details here.
+ Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia. Details here.
+ Sailing. Details here.
Details on all of the above & more here. 

Savannah after-school art classes: Drawing & Videogame Development @ Telfair Museums

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Fall art classes video game development Savannah Telfair MuseumsFALL 2016 YOUTH CLASSES @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

For more information on Telfair’s education programs, classes, studio workshops, and registration, call 912.790.8823 or visit telfair.org/learn

All events are located in the Jepson Center at 207 West York St. on
Telfair Square, Savannah 31401 unless otherwise noted

Portfolio Builder: Drawing I
Ages: 10–14
Thursdays, Sept. 22–Oct. 20,
4:30–6PM
Members $100 / non-members $125
Instructor: Marisa Lilje
This class is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills. In Drawing I, students will develop a strong grasp and understanding of foundational drawing—a great class for students wishing to expand or refine their art portfolios. New students welcome!

Videogame Development
Ages: 10–16, Thursdays, Sept. 22–Oct. 20, 4:30–6PM
Members $100 / non-members $125
Instructor: Johnathan Bushnell
In this five-week class, students will build their own videogames. Students will explore, play, and develop videogames while learning the basics of computer programming using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners or intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality, this workshop requires no previous programming experience. All materials are provided.

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Workshops

Museum Sketch Crawl
Ages: teen to adult
Sat. Oct. 1, 2:30–5PM
Free with registration; email bradleyk@telfair.org or call 912.790.8823.
Tour One Hundred Years of Harmony, and take time to find the harmony in the objects and environments of our three museum sites. We will meet at the Jepson Center at 2:30PM to enjoy a leisurely group tour of the exhibition and sketch inside the galleries. Then, we will travel to the Telfair Academy and Owens Thomas House to explore further ideas of harmony in sketching.

Intro to Woodcarving Carve
Your Own Folk Art Cane
Ages: teen to adult
Saturday, Nov. 5, 1–5PM
Members $125 / non-members $150
Instructor: Matt Toole
In conjunction with Stick Men, this one-day workshop will provide an intro to basic woodcarving techniques. In this class, you will have the opportunity to view traditional folk art canes, learn about the various tools and woods available, and gain hands-on experience carving your own folk art cane. Students will also begin to understand how to visualize the finished work and think in three-dimensions. At the end of the session everyone will go home with their own set of carving tools and a good start on your own
personalized cane.

Learn more about Matt Toole here

Tobia Makover, Featured
Artist: Mixed Media
Photography
Ages: teen to adult
Sat. Nov. 12, 1–5PM
Members $125 / non-members $150
Some materials required
In this workshop, students will learn about the artist’s work and explore Tobia’s techniques from beginning to end while gaining hands-on experience incorporating encaustic in their own photography. Tobia will demonstrate techniques and provide advice as students have a chance to experiment with a variety of prepared surfaces. Each student will create their own personalized 6 xy6 inch photographic work based on Tobia’s process.

Learn more about Tobia Makover here. 

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For more information on Telfair’s education programs, classes, studio workshops, and registration, call 912.790.8823 or visit telfair.org/learn

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Winter/Early Spring 2016 Youth Art Classes & Workshops @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Jepson Winter Spring 2016 Art Classes Savannah TelfairRegister your child for Telfair Museums’ late winter/early spring art classes & workshops in Savannah. All classes and workshops are at the Jepson Center unless otherwise noted.

For more information or to register, click on Register Now tab below or call 912.790.8823.

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Portfolio Builder: Youth Drawing: Session 1

Ages: 10-14
Instructor: Marisa Lilje
Thursdays, February 25-March 31 | 4:30-6pm
No class March 17
Members $100 | Non-members $125

This class is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. In Drawing I, students will focus on measurement, proportion, and perspective, with some practice portraiture and sketching from clothed models. Youth Drawing is a great class for students to develop their art portfolios. New students welcome. All materials will be provided.

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Video Game Development

Ages: 10-16
Thursdays, February 25-March 31 | 4:30-6pm
No class March 17
Members $100 | Non-members $125

In this five week class students will build their own video game. Students will explore, play, and develop video games while learning computer programming from scratch using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners to intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality, no programing experience required. All Materials will be provided.

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3D Printed Jump Drive

Ages: 13 and older
Instructor: Ty Donaldson, Maven Makers
Saturday, February 6 and 13 | 1-4pm
Members $75 | Non-members $95

Create your USB flash drive. In this class you will learn how to 3D model your own USB flash drive housing and print it on the 3D printer. We will provide the components you just come and enjoy making.

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Battle Tops

Ages: 13 and older
Instructor: Ty Donaldson, Maven Makers
Tuesday, February 2 – March 1 | 4:30-6pm
Members $100 | Non-members $125

Come build your own battle tops and compete against others with your creations! In this class you will learn how to 3D model, 3D print your top and get ready for battle!

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Little Bits

Ages: 8 and older
Saturday, February 20 | 10am-12pm
Members $30 | Non-members $45

Learn how to make electronics with no soldering or wiring with Little Bits. These fun and engaging bits are more than toys; they’re an awesome way to learn how electronics work at a basic level.

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3D Puzzles

Ages: 8 and older
Instructor: Ty Donaldson, Maven Makers
Saturday, February 20 | 1pm-4pm
Members $30 | Non-members $45

Create 3-dimensional puzzles! Have you always wondered how they make those mind bending puzzles? Come and learn how to make one of your own.

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Fall 2015 Youth Art Classes @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Fall 2015 youth art classes teens Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah Get creative with studio art classes this Fall 2015 at Telfair Museums in Savannah. Classes are available for every skill level, every age and in a number of disciplines. Sign up today here. 

For more information or to register, please click here or call 912.790.8823.

All classes and workshops are at the Jepson Center unless otherwise noted.

Portfolio Builder: Youth Drawing I: Fall Session

Ages: 10–14
Instructor: Marisa Lilje
Thursdays, October 1–October 29, 4:30–6 pm
Members $100, non-members $125
This class is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. In this class, students will focus on measurement, proportion, and perspective, and practice portraiture and sketching from clothed models. New students are welcome! All materials will be provided.
Register here.

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Video Game Development

Ages: 10–16
Instructor: Lauren Winter
Thursdays, October 1–October 29, 4:30–6 pm
Members $100, non-members $125
In this five-week class, students will build their own video game. Students will explore, play, and develop video games while learning computer programming from scratch using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners to intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality—no programming experience required. All materials will be provided.
Register here.

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Youth Plein Air Painting Class

Ages: 10–16
Instructor: Autumn Gary
Saturdays, October 17–November 14, 2–4 pm
Members $150, non-members $175
Students will build miniature oil painting kits and use them to explore techniques of value and color blocking to create fast plein air paintings. Set out to experience and document the beauty of Savannah armed only with a cigar-box “easel” containing everything you need, from paints to brushes and canvas. This class is perfect for new painters as well as the experienced artist interested in new working methods. Let’s go old-school like the Master Impressionists and take to the open fall air. Join us as we observe the world in the natural light and paint Savannah’s many colorful historical squares and sites.
Register here.

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