Summer Camps for Kids in Tybee Island

Fear not, parents of children who live in Tybee Island!  Kids already showing signs of boredom now that school’s out and summer is in full swing?  Tybee Island has a variety of summer camps, satisfying every fascination from dolphin watching to the arts.  Don’t let your kids sit around this summer, keep them active and learning.

Burton 4-H

4-H Camp on Tybee Island is a week-long experience that includes visits to the beach and local historical sites, dances, a dolphin sighting cruise, and many other fun and exciting activities.  4-H Camp is a fun and rewarding experience that builds character and cooperation, along with just having a great time.  Enroll your kids in this awesome camping adventure!

Tybee Island YMCA Summer Day Camp

Summer Day camp is held within the Memorial Park Complex next to the Tybee Island YMCA at 204 5th Street.  Camp hours are 9am-4pm, with pre-camp being held 7-9am and post camp being held 4-6pm.  Campers will participate in special themed activities each week as well as traditional camp games, arts and crafts and go on special field trips to Summer Waves and Sand Gnats game.  Camp is for ages 5 to 12.

Tybee Island YMCA Kayak Camp

This camp is hosted by guides from North Island Surf and Kayak.  Each day, professional staff will guide campers on paddling and fishing trips around Tybee including Little Tybee Island, the Cockspur Lighthouse, and through the tidal channels surrounding the island.  The kayaks are top loading and suitable for all ages and skill levels.  Camp runs M-F from 9am to 12pm.

Tybee Island YMCA Surf Camp

Surf Camp teaches the basics to the advanced skills of surfing to participants at several locations around the island.  Campers will learn about water safety, tides, balancing on a board, duck diving, paddling, wave riding and an introduction to stand up paddle boarding.  Camp is open to all surf levels and campers are divided into age groups.  All campers MUST be able to swim 25 yards and be comfortable with ocean tides, waves and undertow.  Camp is offered 4 weeks during the summer and runs from 9am to 12pm.

Tybee Arts Association

The Tybee Arts Association offers a variety of classes and workshops to satisfy every child’s desire to be creative.  Visit their website to learn more about summer art classes and so much more!

All of these choices makes me wish they had summer camps for adults!  What would your child love to do this summer?

Contact us here at the 17th Street Inn for more information about staying with us, things to do on Tybee Island including dining, nightlife, beach activities, must see attractions and events, and any other questions you may have about the area!  We would also love for you to connect with us on our Facebook Page.

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