June 3 - July 26
Camp Recognizing Our Children’s K’reativity or Camp R.O.C.K. is open to children ages 5-17 who are either in the shelter or the Follow-up/After Care Program. Each week, campers are given the opportunity to participate in sports programs, explore nature and become involved in performing and creative arts. The camp also offers an educational component with a Chatham County Board of Education teacher coming in several days a week to provide individual and group tutorials.
Starting June 3, here is a sample of the activities the children may be involved in:
• Working in the garden
• Movie days at a local cinema
• Swimming at the Aquatic Center
• AMF bowling
• A tour of Savannah’s City Hall with lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings
• A field trip to the Tybee Island Marine Center
• A field trip to the Jacksonville Zoo
• Splash in the Boro
Other activities include a tour of the Mighty Eighth Museum, going on Derek’s Dolphin Tour and visiting the Civil Rights Museum. The children will be exposed to local history, nature and the arts, such as the trip to the Children’s Theater.