Creative Coast Announces 2022 Girls Code Games Holiday Camp Happening Dec. 19th-22nd

Girls Code, a youth coding program for girls in 5th to 8th grade at Savannah Chatham County Public Schools, has announced its 2022 Girls Code Games Holiday Camp taking place from December 19th through December 22nd! The camp is hosted by The Creative Coast at its location on 2 E. Bryan Street, #100A in downtown Savannah and will take place from 10am-3pm each day.

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Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Celebrates New Ocean Discovery Center with VIP Soiree in Savannah – October 15

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is hosting the “Save Spectacular Celebration” which includes an elegant soirée for members from 4-6pm on Saturday October 15, at the SCAD Pei Ling Chan Gallery in Savannah. This exclusive Soiree invites new and existing members to celebrate the 50th anniversary for national marine sanctuaries and new Gray’s Reef Ocean Discovery Center dedication taking place that day. The Gray’s Reef Ocean Discovery Center is located at 340 Martin Luther King Jr, Blvd in Savannah and is anticipated to open to the public in early 2023.

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Georgia Tech CEISMC Offering Saturday STEAMlab in November

The Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) is on a mission to enhance PreK-12 and post-secondary STEM education, especially for those underrepresented in STEM. The CEISMC team achieves this by serving as the connection point between Georgia Tech faculty and students and the PreK-12 STEM education community.

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Georgia Tech CEISMC Announces Fall STEAM Programming for Youth

The Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) is on a mission to enhance PreK-12 and post-secondary STEM education, especially for those underrepresented in STEM. The CEISMC team achieves this by serving as the connection point between Georgia Tech faculty and students and the PreK-12 STEM education community.

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Savannah’s Inaugural Girls Code Games Summer Camp Wraps

Photo: Robert Batchelor

Last week, The Creative Coast teamed up with the Girls Who Code (GWC) Savannah Chapter to offer Savannah’s first marine-science-themed Girls Who Code Summer Camp. From July 11th to July 15th, over 30 girls from 20 Chatham County schools worked alongside female marine scientists, teachers, and counselors to learn coding skills for the first time. The GWC camp took place at both the UGA Institute of Oceanography and Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus. Throughout the week-long camp, which ran from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, the group of 5th to 8th grade participants learned about underwater robotics and worked to build their own marine-themed video game.

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Mad Scientist Summer Camp Helps Local Students Explore Opportunities in STEM

Each year, The Creative Coast aims to coordinate a STEM summer camp with Chatham County recreational centers. This summer, The Creative Coast teamed up with Operation One STEM at a Time’s founder Ambria Berksteiner to run two four-day workshops to help students explore concepts in chemistry, biology, and engineering. The workshops, known collectively as Mad Scientist Summer Camp, were held at the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center (PARC) and W.W. Law.  PARC’s STEM camp ran from June 6-9th and W.W. Law’s camp ran from July 11-14th. 

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