Archive for April, 2021

(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Athletic, Academic, Arts, Outdoor camps @ St. Andrew’s School

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

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

The new St. Andrew’s School head football coach Blake Henry is thrilled to be adding a brand new camp to St. Andrew’s lineup this summer. Flag Football Camp is now being offered June 14 – 18 2021 for girls and boys in grades 2-6.

The goal of the camp is to have fun and learn the great game of football. Each day will be filled with flag football games and fun skills and drills.

Register or to check out other great summer camp offerings here. 

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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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(Cheerleading, Tumbling) Try-outs for Crowned Elite Athletics 2021-22 All-Star Program, Savannah

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

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Calling All- Star Athletes. Mark your calendars!

You will not want to miss Crowned Elite Athletics All-Star Evaluations June 1-4 2021 for the 2021-22 season. Open to all ages, all skill levels.

Contact Crowned Elite Athletics in Savannah today for more information. Email info@crownedeliteathletics.com or call 912.308.5719

Crowned Elite Athletics is an All Star Cheerleading, Tumbling, and Training facility in Savannah.

If your child is interested in joining an all star cheerleading team or wants to participate in tumbling classes, Crowned Elite Athletics would love them to become a part of their cheer family. The primary goal is to teach sportsmanship, integrity, and character, and secondly the art of cheerleading and tumbling. All of coaches are USASF certified levels 1-5.

Learn more here. 

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(Hilton Head, Bluffton Summer Camps 2021) Half day & full-day summer camps @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Summer Camps Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is.

Sandbox Children’s Museum summer camp on Hilton Head Is. and at Tanger 2 Outlet in Bluffton is now registering for Summer 2021.

Eight weeks of fun for children.

Information and registration can be found @ www.thesandbox.org. Click the “Book Now” button.

Registration is weekly only and can be done through the Sandbox  website.

Ages: Hilton Head 4-12years; Tanger 2 Bluffton 6-12 years

See the Sandbox website for themes, policies, and guidelines.

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Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Bluffton Lowcountry Celebration Park playground

Future location of Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. that’s set to open later this year.

Lowcountry Celebration Park – which opened in December 2020 – includes Adventure Playground for kids, a discovery trail, pavilion and lawn for festivals, exercise stations, Wi-Fi, restrooms.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum is set to move there, too, to its new location (pictured above) from its current location later this year.

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Scribble Art Studio Summer Camp

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

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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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Pamper & Polish Kids Spa Pop-Up Event in Savannah

Monday, April 12th, 2021

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Pamper & Polish Kids Spa – Savannah’s 1st Mobile Spa Party Bus for Girls 4-12

Your child is invited to the next Pamper & Polish Kids’ Spa Pop-Up Experience on Sat. April 24 2021 at the Mom In A Million event in Savannah.

For girls ages 4-12.

What’s included: spa bus experience, mini manicures, music, movies, treat bags & MORE

Limited tickets available.

This Fri. April 16 is the last day to purchase tickets. No tickets will be sold day of the event.

Learn more & choose your session here. 

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(Savannah Spring Festivals 2021) FREE SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival is virtual

Monday, April 12th, 2021

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This year SCAD’s beloved Sidewalk Arts Festival – which normally takes place in Savannah’s Forsyth Park – is virtual.

See the online show here. It’s free & open to public.

High school students can submit entries, too. High school students must have a participation code to compete. To receive a participation code, email Erin Findlay at efindlay@scad.edu.

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Mother’s Day Community Picnic 2021, Forsyth Park, Savannah

Monday, April 12th, 2021

FREE Mother’s Day 2021 Community Picnic, May 9, Savannah

In honor of Maternal Mental Health month, the Maternal Mental Health Collective will host a Mother’s Day community picnic at Forsyth Park.

You’re invited: Sun. May 9 2021, 10AM-noon. This gathering welcomes any and all Savannah-area mamas (including those who are pregnant).

Bring a picnic to the park for this free, fun, laidback outdoor meet-up. Stop by on your way to your Mother’s Day plans – or stay the whole time. Bring something to sit on, something to eat, and yourself just as you are. Cold beverages and lots of good company will be provided. You’re welcome to bring your kids and family with you, or not.

All moms deserve care, support, and social connection – and this pandemic year has been long and so isolating for many moms. Come on out to make new friends, relax in the springtime (at a safe, outdoor distance), and find your community. The group will gather in the grass near the bandshell and playground.

Please spread the word within your networks and let organizers know if you have any questions. Find more info here.

Savannah Philharmonic family-friendly concert ‘Phil the Garden’ on Father’s Day

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Savannah Philharmonic family friendly concert ‘Phil the Garden’ on Father’s Day June 20

The event will feature local food trucks, a station where kids can create their own instruments, and a concert full of crowd-pleasing favorites.

The Savannah Philharmonic will be closing its 2020/21 season in style with an outdoor pops concert on Father’s Day on Sunday, June 20 on the amphitheater lawn of the Metal Building at Kehoe Iron Works/Trustees’ Garden.

The grounds will open at 5:30PM for preconcert activities and the concert will begin at 7PM. The event will feature local food trucks, a station where kids can create their own instruments, and a concert full of crowd-pleasing favorites.

Before the concert, kids of all ages (or kids at heart) can create their own instruments with the help of the Telfair Museums, and local food trucks will be on site so the whole crew can enjoy a treat.

In case of rain, the event will move inside The Metal Building. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome.

Tickets are $10 each.

Tickets are available at SavannahPhilharmonic.org.

Kindermusik Savannah’s April playdates for ages 0-7

Monday, April 12th, 2021

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Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano announces its April musical monthly playdate: “At the Zoo!”

Held Sat. April 17 2021 @ 10AM, this class is open to 0-7 year olds and their caregivers.

Each child will receive 40 minutes of musical fun, singing, movement, instruments and more.

At the end of class, each child will get an instrument to take home, 10 Kindermusik songs and a coupon to apply to future studio classes. Hurry and enroll today – spaces are limited.

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

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

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SouthCoast Health: Is it Allergies or Is it COVID?

Monday, April 12th, 2021

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SouthCoast Health in Savannah: Is it allergies or is it COVID-19?

How do you know if your new sore throat, congestion, sneezes, or weariness are signs of standard allergies, or symptoms of COVID?

SouthCoast Health family medicine physician, Dr. Leland R. Dampier, III shares which symptoms to look for; when to get a test; tips to stay healthy here.

Learn the easiest way to tell the difference between allergy and coronavirus symptoms here.

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FREE entrance to museums, historical sites on Super Museum Sunday May 2 2021

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

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2021 Super Museum Sunday
Sun. May 2, 2021

On Sun. May 2, 2021, explore some museums and historic sites for FREE in person and online during a unique Super Museum Sunday experience. This annual free admission event that normally happens in February every year was moved to May this year due to the pandemic.

Pandemic-related capacity and programming restrictions apply.

Hours for Super Museum Sunday are noon– 4PM unless other times are noted.

Participating museums in Savannah include  Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts and the Telfair Academy — free to the public from 10AM-5PM. Because of public health considerations, the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters will not be open that day.

Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah is free. Pre-registration required. Register online here.

Find a list of participating sites here.

Discover, Imagine, Grow(DIG) @ The Sandbox @ Tanger Outlets, Bluffton

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is. Bluffton SC

Discover, Imagine, Grow(DIG) is a school readiness program for children ages 3-5 years on Thursdays 10-11AM through April 29 2021

Free but registration required. To register online, go here, then click the Book Now button.

Upcoming sessions:
04/15/20
04/22/20
04/29/20

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
1414 Fording Island Rd.
Bluffton, SC 29910

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Nature Camp @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Summer Camps 2021 Savannah Oatland Island Wildlife Center ​​​​​

Join Oatland Island Wildlife Center for a week of exploration and discovery your child will never forget during Summer 2021!​

Oatland Island​ Summer Camps 2021 are week-long day camps available to rising Kindergarteners and upcoming 8th graders. Campers will discover the fascinating world of science through hands-on activities, creative crafts and wildlife investigations. Wolves, eagles and bobcats ​are just a few of the native wildlife species on exhibit along a 2-mile nature trail.

Living in their natural habitat, our animals provide up close and safe observation for field studies and creative inspiration. ​Enthusiastic adult instructors, most of whom are certified teachers, bring a wide range of experience and talent to enhance these camp adventures.​

Register online here. 

​​​​Dates for Oatland Island Summer Camp 2021
June 7th – July 16th​​​​, 2021
Weekly camps run Monday – Friday, beginning at 9:00am and ending at 3:00pm.
Earlist drop off is 8:30am.​

Tuition, Cancellations and Weather Policies:​
Tuition
$145 for each week of camp.
​This fee also includes a camp t-shirt that must be worn each day of camp attendance.​

Extended Care
3pm – 5pm (for an additional fee of $40 per week/child)

Extended Care must be arranged prior to attending camp with fees paid in advance as well. Cancellation refunds are not available for Extended Care. ​

Cancellations:
Make your camp selections carefully as there is a $25 fee for changing camps once your application has been processed. Refunds are available only if a camper cancels with at least two weeks notice.

Cancellations within two weeks of attending camps are not eligible for a refund.​ ​Extended Care fees are non-refundable.​

Register online here. 

Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410

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Free Family Weekend @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Free family weekly Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah

Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage Free Family Weekend at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah
April 16–18 2021
Jepson Center

Savannah and Chatham County residents are invited to visit the Jepson Center free of charge during this three-day weekend April 16-18 2021 to experience the exhibition Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art On Stage.

From 10AM- 5PM Friday through Sunday, the museum will offer free admission to the large contemporary art space on Telfair Square, in partnership with the City of Savannah. Face masks are required, and occupancy limits will be enforced for social distancing.

Take a scavenger hunt based on the exhibition and pick up a free art-making kit for families to enjoy at home. Theater arts and fashion displays by local students will be featured each afternoon.

Learn more here.

Visitors to the Free Family Weekend are invited to tour current exhibitions—including the special exhibition Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage, a partnership with the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio—and explore art activities created by Telfair’s education team, including a limited number of free take-home art kits for children.

Other exhibitions currently on view include Vehicles of Change; Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America; David Gumbs: From Dust to Gold; and Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography, which closes after Sunday.

Investment is provided by the City of Savannah.

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(Savannah Spring Festivals 2021) Fairy & Gnome Festival @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Fairy Gnome Festival 2021 Oatland Island Savannah

Come to Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah for a day of enchantment: the annual Fairy & Gnome Festival on Sat. May 1 2021, 10AM-2PM.

This family-themed festival is all about the “wee folk” getting up close with the natural world and encouraging imaginative outdoor play.

Socially distanced activities will include a scavenger hunt, fashion show, gem mining, fairy and gnome home building and food trucks. Bring the family and stroll through Oatland’s magical trails and maybe you will catch a glimpse of a fairy or gnome looking for a place to call home.

Reservations are required for this popular annual event and can be made here.

Cost: $5 for ages Age 4+ (Ages 0-3 are FREE)

Additional fees may apply and all proceeds go to feeding our magical animal kingdom.

Fairy & Gnome Festival 2021
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandown Rd.
Savannah, 31410
(912) 395-1500

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

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Free SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter things to do with kids in Savannah

Find things to do with your kids this Spring 2021 in Savannah & the Lowcountry as well as lots of local summer camp options for Summer 2021  in this week’s free SouthernMamas.com E-letter.

Read it here.

(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Tormenta FC Academy Soccer Camps in Savannah, Hilton Head/Bluffton, Statesboro

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

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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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Tormenta Soccer Summer Camps 2021 Savannah Chatham County Hilton Head Bluffton Statesboro

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Tormenta Soccer Summer Camps Savannah 2021 Statesboro Hilton Head Bluffton

 

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Art, Photography, Crafters & Pre-K Camps @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

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In-person Art Summer Camps 2021 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Summer Camps 2021 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah will continue with all the COVID safety precautions put in place in summer 2020.

The in-person camps will be limited to less than 12 students and work outside as much as is possible. Masks will be required.

Find further info or register for the following in-person summer camps online here.

Digital Photography Camp, 9AM-1PM
May 31–June 4 (Ages 10-12 years)
June 7–11 (Ages 13-16 years)
July 12–July 16 (Ages 10-12 years)
July 19–23 (Ages 13-16 years)

Register online here.

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Summer Art Club! Painting and Drawing Camps, 9AM-1PM
June 14–18 (Ages 9-12 years)
June 21–25 (Ages 12-14 years)
June 28–July 2 (Ages 9-12 years)
July 5–9 (Ages 12-14 years)

Register online here.

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Adventures in Art, 3-5PM
For ages pre-K–8 years
June 7–June 11
June 21–June 25
July 5th –July 9th
July 19–July 23

Register online here.

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Crafters’ Camp, 3-5PM
For ages 8–11
May 31-June 4th
June 14-June 18
June 28-July 2
July 12-July 16

Register online here.

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Drama classes for ages 5-12 with Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

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Drama Adventures classes for ages 5-12, Savannah

Jump into the exciting world of performing arts through the world of Oz! Ease on down the yellow brick road – acting, dancing, and creating – alongside the colorful characters and storylines of the wonderful Wizard and friends. Each drama class features a new creative adventure and encourages young performers of any ability to build confidence and express themselves on stage and on the Zoom screen.

2 Sessions for different age groups available:

Session 1: Ages 5 to 7
Tuesdays | 3:30 – 4:00p.m.

Session 2: Ages 8 to 12
Tuesdays | 4:30 – 5:30p.m.

Drama Adventures classes begin Tuesday, April 6, but late registration is allowed through April 13. Other classes at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center beginning this week include: Teen Clay and Art Journaling for Teens.

Learn about all available classes here.

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Virtual Storytime the Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, April 10th 10:30AM. FREE, Ages 3-7

This week’s book: The Boy with Big, Big Feelings by Britney Winn Lee

Free, but registration required. Register online here. 

Upcoming storytimes:
April 10 – The Boy with Big, Big Feelings by Britney Winn Lee
April 24 – We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
May 8 – Where Do Missing Socks Go? By Ian Klepetar
May 22 – Yayoi Kusama Covered Everything in Dots and Wasn’t Sorry by Fausto Gilberti

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Low Country Counseling: What Is Developmental Therapy?

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

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Low Country Counseling: What is Developmental Therapy

Developmental Therapy (DT) is a 50-minute intense skill building session for children that make work seem more like fun.

Schools and peer supports are fantastic for skill building. This can be enhanced with an individualized plan designed for your child’s specific needs. Developmental Therapy provides one-on-one attention focused on areas your child may struggle.

Children with these conditions can benefit from developmental therapy.

Learn the five areas of development that developmental therapy benefits here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

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SCAD GamingFest 2021

Monday, April 5th, 2021

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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) Scribble Art Studio Summer Camp

Monday, April 5th, 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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(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: 

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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.

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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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Kindermusik Savannah’s April playdates for ages 0-7

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

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Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano announces its April musical monthly playdate: “At the Zoo!”

Held Sat. April 17 2021 @ 10AM, this class is open to 0-7 year olds and their caregivers.

Each child will receive 40 minutes of musical fun, singing, movement, instruments and more.

At the end of class, each child will get an instrument to take home, 10 Kindermusik songs and a coupon to apply to future studio classes. Hurry and enroll today – spaces are limited.

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

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

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