Savannah Summer Camps 2023

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Volunteers needed to help Pegasus Riding Academy therapeutic riding summer camp

Sunday, May 28th, 2023

Volunteers needed @ Pegasus Riding Academy therapeutic riding camp, Savannah

Pegasus Riding Academy is a therapeutic riding program in Savannah providing safe, professional and ethical equine assisted activities for individuals with physical, mental or emotional disabilities.

Volunteers are needed to assist these special children. This is a perfect opportunity for high school students in need of volunteer hours to graduate.

Volunteer Orientation will be this Sat. June 3 2023, 10:30AM.

Horse experience not necessary. Patience & dedication are necessary.

Pegasus Riding Academy is located at Old Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave. Savannah

Information & directions: or call 907-414-1236


Therapeutic Riding Camp @ Pegasus Riding Academy

Sign up your child for a week-long session of fun this summer.

Pegasus is a therapeutic riding program providing equine assisted activities for individual with physical, mental or emotional disabilities.

Sessions are conducted by a Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors.

Camp is 9AM till noon, Monday through Friday. Participants will enjoy riding, interacting with the horse during ground school and equestrian related art projects or nature program.

Tuition fees include snacks, craft materials, one t-shirt and safety riding gear.

Participants should wear long pants while riding and have on closed toed shoes at all time. If your child has food allergies be sure to make a note on Enrollment Forms.

Visit PRASAV.ORG or call 912-547-6482 with questions.

Camps are also offered weeka of June 12h, June 26h and July 10th and 17th 2023.

Friends of Oatland (FOO) Brews & Bites 2022, Savannah

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Help support Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

You are invited to the second annual Foo Brews & Bites on Sat. Nov. 5 2022, 5-8PM @ Oatland Island Willdife Center, Savannah.

This fund-raising event will include dinner, drinks, live music, photo ops, meet and greet opportunities with Oatland Island animal residents, plus a silent auction (21+ only).

Proceeds from this event will be used to support Oatland Island Wildlife Center, the animal residents, and the staff who care for them daily. 

Buy tickets online here.


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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) Scary in the Dairy @ Pegasus Riding Academy

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

Haunted Hayrides & more @ this annual Savannah Halloween Festival

Come to the Historic Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave. in Savannah for the most authentic Halloween celebration in Savannah: SCARY IN THE DAIRY, from 4-8PM Sun. October 23, 2022.

Enjoy Haunted Hay Rides, penny games, cake walk, bouncy house, food and fun. Without a doubt, there are HORSE RIDES, on the amazing equestrian staff of Pegasus Riding Academy, which benefits from this event.

Come out and support Pegasus therapeutic riding program for special needs children and veterans, and enjoy acres of haunted fun!

For additional information visit or call 912-547-6482.

Free Peace Parade, Family Activities @ Savannah Day of Peace, Daffin Park

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Mayor Van Johnson will lead the Peace Parade Sept. 25. There also will be free, family-friendly activities, noon-4PM

 The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, Inc. will host the inaugural Savannah Day of Peace on Sun. Sept. 25 2022, noon-4PM at Daffin Park, located at Victory Drive and Waters Avenue, in Savannah.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will offer opportunities for community members to increase the peace, counter violence, become conflict-resilient and encourage unity.

The Savannah Day of Peace will feature a Peace Parade led by Savannah Mayor Van Johnson and Savannah City Council members, Courageous Conversation Circles designed to encourage deeper dialogue to promote peacebuilding, a wellness area for mental health and a Youth Artists Corner. The 2022 Peacebuilder Award Honoree will also be announced, and the City of Savannah’s new Peace Proclamation will be on display.

The Mediation Center plans to maintain the momentum and to create a larger movement by organizing monthly peacebuilding events at different locations across Chatham County. These events will feature neighborhood-based activities designed to engage local community members, youth, faith leaders, law enforcement, business and professional associations in peacebuilding efforts. 

According to the Savannah Police Department, Savannah had 1,134 violent crimes in 2021, including 34 homicides and 788 aggravated assaults. Violent crime categories that saw increases in Savannah from 2020 and 2021 include homicide (9%) and residential robbery (41%).

Community mediation provides more than just an alternative to litigation or violence — it offers constructive, intentional processes for resolving differences and conflicts between individuals, groups and organizations. Ultimately, mediation reinforces the social infrastructure undergirding society and builds bridges across identity, sector, class and ideological divides.  


(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk & Festival

Friday, July 1st, 2022

The 17TH Annual Buddy Walk organized by Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will be @ 10AM Sat. Oct 1 2022 in Forsyth Park in Savannah.

Participants will walk a mile around Forsyth Park. Registration: $15. Money raised at the Buddy Walk benfefits Camp Buddy, two summer camps in Effingham and Chatham to help students retain their skills over the summer break. It also benefits new parent packets and educational opportunities for local families and advocates.

Register online here.

(Mom Groups) Junior League of Savannah 2022-2023 Recruitment

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

The Junior League of Savannah is actively seeking new members for their 2022-2023 League year. The deadline to apply for membership is July 31 2022

An in-person recruitment session will be this Saturday July 16 2022 at 10AM at the Three Tree Café in Pooler. Interested members can learn about the League, the community service work being done and the benefits of membership. Additional event details will be posted on the Junior League of Savannah Facebook page. 

All women ages 21 years old and older are invited to join JLS.

The Junior League of Savannah supports several local non-profit organizations through year-round hands-on programming, annual grants and one-day service projects, all funded through various platforms like their signature Thrift Sale.

If you are not able to attend the session Saturday, additional options will be available. Contact for more details and to learn more about the Junior League of Savannah. 

For more information on JLS, visit

About the Junior League of Savannah 

The Mission of the Junior League of Savannah is to maximize community impact through women’s leadership, volunteer action and collaboration.

Volunteers ages 14+ needed @ Pegasus Riding Academy, Savannah

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Volunteers needed @ Pegasus Riding Academy therapeutic riding program

Here is a wonderful opportunity to volunteer for horse summer camps in Savannah @ Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah.

 This great way for your teens to get in some volunteers hours and outside, too.

The Pegasus Riding Academy (Summer Adventure) sessions are looking for 14YO (and older) volunteers for week-long camps Mondays-Friday from 8:30AM-12:15PM. Peggi Noon is the contact for the camp. They are looking to fill four volunteer spots each week.

If your child ages 14+ is interested in volunteering, please call 912-547-6482. A volunteer orientation session will be Sat. June 4, 10:30AM @ Old Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave. Savannah

Pegasus Riding Academy is a therapeutic riding program providing equine assisted activities for individuals with physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Summers at PRA include equestrian instruction, ground lessons with horse and equestrian themed art projects. Sessions are conducted by Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors.

The equestrian center is located at The Old Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave., Savannah, GA 31404.

Volunteer to help tutor children who are refugees in Savannah

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Here’s an opportunity to volunteer to help others in Savannah.

Inspiritus: Refugee and Immigration Services in Savannah is in need of tutors for their afterschool program in the City of Savannah. They work with children K-9 who are refugees and in need of support in homework and English learning.

Program runs Monday-Thursday, 4:30-6PM. Preferably, commitment is at least one day a week. You will need a background screening through the agency.

Email if you or a friend is interested in this unique experience.

Learn more here.

Applications now accepted for Oatland Wildlife Leaders (O.W.L.s) volunteers, Savannah

Friday, April 8th, 2022

How to apply to become an Oatland Wildlife Leader (O.W.L.)

Applications are now being accepted for teens (8th-12th grade students) interested in joining Oatland Island Wildlife Center’s team and gain valuable volunteer experience while developing a deeper understanding of wildlife and environmental conservation.

Learn about Oatland’s animal collection and share your knowledge through outreach programs and various events as you sharpen your public speaking and workplace skills.​​

The Oatland Wildlife Leaders program (OWL) is offered to rising 8th through 12th graders. This multi-year, progressive program builds on material with each session. Each session lasts 6 weeks and meets weekly on Thursday afternoons from 3:45- 5:30PM. OWL participants are expected to complete the first two 6- week sessions. Once the certificate of completion has been earned, the option to advance to the third session is available.

If you are only​ looking to fulfill​ your community service hours for school requirements, Oatland does have other volunteer opportunities throughout the year for teenagers, please click here​ for more information.

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year opened on April 4, 2022.
The application window will close on April 26, 2022 at 5PM.
Applicants will be notified by May 12, 2022 of acceptance.
Applications must be filled out by students ONLY!


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Volunteer opportunities @ YMCA Critz Tybee Run Fest

Saturday, January 1st, 2022


Volunteer Critz tybee run races 2022

Volunteer @ YMCA Critz Tybee Run, Feb. 4-5 2022

Not interested in running in the Critz Tybee Run Fest Friday & Saturday February 4 & 5, but want to be involved?

The Critz Run – which benefits for the YMCA of Coastal Georgia – needs volunteers in addition to registrations and sponsors. Register to run one or more of the races here.

If your teen is in need of volunteer hours, here’s a perfect opportunity and student volunteers are welcome.

Register to volunteer online here.


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Volunteers needed: Pegasus Riding Academy Saturday Volunteer Orientation, Savannah

Monday, December 27th, 2021

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Volunteer Training @ Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah this Sat. Jan. 8

Pegasus Riding Academy in Savannah is a therapeutic riding program providing safe, professional and ethical equine assisted activities for individuals with physical, mental or emotional disabilities.

Volunteers are needed to assist these special children.

Volunteer Orientation: Sat. Jan. 8, 2022, 10:30AM-Noon

Horse experience not necessary.
Patience and dedication are necessary.

Pegasus is located at Old Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave, Savannah.
Event will be held outside, with social distancing.
Find information & directions @ or call 912-547-6482