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

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Summer Camps 2021 Savannah Art Camp Telfair Jepson Center 2021

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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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Summer Camps for ages 4-10 @ Children’s Museum of Pooler

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Savannah Summer Camps Pooler Museum 2021 Tanger Outlets

Children’s Museum of Pooler offers an array of camps for Summer 2021 for ages 4-10 including art, music, LEGO, science, explorers, storybook STEM camps.

Register online here.

ART-Tastc Camp
June 7-11 2021
9AM-Noon

Music To My Ears
June 14-18 2021
9AM—Noon

Storybook STEM Camp
June 21-25 2021
9AM-Noon

CMOP Explorers Camp
July 5-9 2021
9AM-Noon
or
ALL DAY 9AM-4PM

LEGO Camp
July 12-16 2021
9AM-Noon

Mad Science Camp
July 19-23
9AM-Noon

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Learn more here. 

Questions? Email Crystal Daniels cdaniels@childrensmuseumofpooler.com

Children’s Museum of Pooler
200 Tanger Outlets Blvd. Suite 589
Pooler, GA 31322
912-307-9503
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Summer Camps 2021 Savannah Pooler Children's Museum

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

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

super museum sunday 2021 Georgia history Festival Savannah museums

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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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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New Tybee Island Marine Science Center location is now open

Friday, April 2nd, 2021

The new Tybee Island Marine Science Center (pictured) on Tybee’s North Beach @ 37 Meddin Dr. is now open.

Experience a unique “Behind the Scenes” self-guided tour of the new Center and observe staff as they work hard to complete the exhibits. Exhibits are still very much a work in progress.

Visitors will have the opportunity to engage the center’s educators, ask all the questions, learn more about the interworking of the center and meet a few of our animal ambassadors.

Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 10am-4pm. Admission is $10 per person and children 4 and younger are free. Masks required.

Learn more about Tybee Island Marine Science Center here. 

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Free Family Weekend @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Free Family Days Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah

PICASSO TO HOCKNEY: MODERN ART ON STAGE FREE FAMILY WEEKEND AT TELFAIR MUSEUMS’ JEPSON CENTER
April 16–April 18 2021
Jepson Center
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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

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. 
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(Easter Egg Hunts, Savannah 2021) Georgia State Railroad Museum to host reimagined Eggstravaganza

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Easter Egg Hunts Savannah Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah
Eggstravaganza 2021 @ Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401
Sat. March 27 2021,  10AM-1PM
Come in your most colorful springtime attire, bring your baskets

You’re invited to Eggstravaganza @ Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah on Sat. March 27 2021, 10AM-1PM.

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a large, open-air historic site with plenty of space for safe social distancing. Staff and volunteers handing out treats will be positioned throughout the outdoor museum. Blacksmith demonstrations by Coastal Heritage Society will occur throughout the day as well as a special egg wood turning demonstration by Lowcountry Turners.

Cost to attend Eggstravaganza: $5 per person for all participants, ages 18 months and older.

Pre-registration is required online here.

Registration will close at midnight the day before the event. Admission is free to Coastal Heritage Society members. Become a member online here.

Eggstravaganza is sponsored by Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, Dell Technologies and Attorney, Francesca Macchiaverna.

For the safety of all staff and guests, social distancing protocols and enhanced sanitizing procedures will be in place.

All participants are required to wear a face covering for the safety of others.
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(Daytrips from Savannah) Outdoor kids’ programs @ Fort King George State Historic Site

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Fort King George State Park Darien Savannah

Lots of outdoor kids’ happenings at nearby Georgia State Parks including this upcoming Saturday event @ Fort King George State Historic Site in Darien, Ga.

 

Crafting Days: Wood & Wax
Fort King George State Historic Site
302 McIntosh Rd SE
Darien, GA 31305-4304,
Sat. March 20, 2021 at two times
10AM-Noon
2-3PM
Open to the public
Join rangers for a day outside demonstrating colonial wood-working and candle-making.
Standard site admission is required to attend this program.
Site admission: Adults $7.50, Seniors $7.00, Youth 6-17 $4.50, Youth 5 & younger are FREE
912-437-4770.
Learn more here.

Family Day @ Coastal Heritage Society’s sites, March 13, Savannah

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Family Day Coastal Heritage Society Savannah

Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah will host Family Day on Sat. March 13 2021 at all six of its museums including Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum & Old Fort Jackson. Guests can enjoy interactive exhibits and engaging tours at each site through family-friendly, immersive activities that illustrate the narratives of Savannah’s past.

Georgia State Railroad Museum will have blacksmithing demonstrations throughout the day and will once again welcome visitors to take a Site Tour by Train.

Savannah Children’s Museum will have several activities including crafts, a scavenger hunt and a bottle rocket launch at noon.

Savannah History Museum will feature the popular Loyalists & Liberty Tours from 10am to 2pm.

Old Fort Jackson will thrill guests with cannon firings at 11am and 2pm.

Harper Fowlkes House and PinPoint Heritage Museum will host daily interpretation and guided tours.

Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah Children’s Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Pin Point Heritage Museum, and the Loyalists & Liberty Tour @ Savannah History Museum all feature large, open-air spaces and all sites will employ enhanced sanitizing and distancing protocols.

Admissions information and online ticket sales are available online here.

Site Tours by Train are limited and boarding passes are issued on a first come, first served basis.

As always, Coastal Heritage Society Members receive FREE admission. Become a member online here.

For the safety of all staff and guests, staff and guests are required to wear face coverings. Visitors are asked to adhere to City of Savannah, Chatham County, CDC mask regulations and recommendations.

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Coastal Heritage Society museums, historical sites reopened March 4, Savannah

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Savannah Children’s Museum, open Wed-Sat, 9:30AM-2:30PM, depending on weather

All Coastal Heritage Society historic sites and museums in Savannah reopened to the public Thurs. March 4 2021.

There will also be a special Family Day on March 13 2021. Details here.

New operating hours are as follows:

Georgia State Railroad MuseumSavannah History Museum, and Old Fort Jackson will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9AM to 4PM.

Savannah Children’s Museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30AM to 2:30PM.

Pin Point Heritage Museum will be open Thursday through Saturday from 9AM to 4PM.

Harper Fowlkes House will be open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10AM to 3PM. *Special opening on Thursday, March 4th from 10AM to 3PM.

Admissions information and online ticket sales are available online here.

As always, Coastal Heritage Society Members receive FREE admission. Become a member online here.

For the safety of all staff and guests, social distancing protocols will be observed, implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures Both staff and guests are required to wear masks. Visitors are asked to adhere to the City of Savannah, Chatham County Commission and CDC mask regulations and recommendations.

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Kids’ Night Out & Kids’ Yoga, School Readiness Program @ The Sandbox Tanger 2, Bluffton

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Kids Night Out Bluffton Tanger Outlets SC

Kids Night Out @ The Sandbox Tanger 2 Outlets, Bluffton SC
Sat. March 27 2021, 5:30-8:30PM
Children ages 4-12 years $40, Sibling & Members $30

Enjoy a childfree night out. Drop your kid(s) off for a playful evening in the museum with special activities and a pizza dinner. Space is limited.

Register online here.

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Sandbox children's museum Tanger 2 Bluffton SC programs

 

Discover, Imagine, Grow(DIG) School Readiness program for ages 3-5 @ The Sandbox Tanger 2 Outlets, Bluffton
Thursdays 10-11AM through April 29 2021
Free – Registration required

Register online here. 

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Yoga kids Bluffton SC Sandbox Tanger 2

YOGA KIDS @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum Tanger 2 in Bluffton SC & online 

The Yoga Kids program is designed for the 5-10-year-old who likes to move but also wants to work on flexibility and calming techniques. Basic yoga poses will be introduced to help develop a balanced heart and head.

Sundays March 14 & March 28, 11:45-12:30PM
In-person or zoom option

Children (ages 5-10 years) $20 in person, $10 Sibling or Zoom access

Member children $12 in person, $5 Sibling or Zoom access

Register online here.  Click on “Book Now.”

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

Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is. Bluffton SC

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Bluffton Tanger Outlets SC

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, both locations, are open with reduced occupancy, online ticketing and reservations, and increased cleaning procedures!

Make your reservations to play online here. 

Questions? Call the museum for more information. Bluffton 843-705-6235, Hilton Head 843-842-7645

The Sandbox
18A Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29928

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
1414 Fording Island Rd, Suite E-180
Bluffton, SC 29910

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Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Friday, February 26th, 2021

 

Toddler Tuesday themes Savannah Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah are now held outdoors due to the pandemic.

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the outside amphitheater and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

Due to the current state of the pandemic the program will be conducted entirely outside so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. The program will happen rain or shine. In the event of rain, the program will be under covered pavilions. Cost: $5 per child and only $3 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Spring Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

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Photography, Video Game, Painting & Drawing youth classes @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

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Youth Classes @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center, Savannah for Spring 2021

Telfair Museums announces a brand new schedule of in person and virtual classes for Spring 2021, completely redesigned to insure social distancing and health and safety protocols, while providing engaging, fun, educational experiences for everyone.

All spring youth classes and adult classes are listed on Telfair’s website, with full descriptions. All classes are located in the Jepson Center at 207 W. York Street unless otherwise noted.

Youth classes include:

Digital Photography Camp Mondays, 4–6PM | March 1–March 29 2021. Register online here.

Virtual Video Game Camp Ages 12-14 years | via Zoom Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4–5:30PM, March 2–April 1 2021. Register online here.

Youth Art Club! Painting and Drawing Ages 9–12 years) Thursdays, 4–6PM, March 4–April 1 2021. Register online here.

Youth Art Club! Painting and Drawing (Ages 12–16 years) Wednesdays, 4–6PM, March 3–March 31 2021. Register online here.

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