Friends of Oatland 

info@friendsofoatland.org
Gift Shop: 912-395-1520

Mailing address:

PO Box 30959, Savannah, GA 31410


 

Oatland Island Wildlife Center

711 Sandtown Road

Oatland Island

Savannah, GA 31410

912-395-1500

© 2020 Friends of Oatland Island

 

Archived News

February 26, 2020

At the Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Saturday, May 16th 2020

10:00am-4:00pm

We at Oatland Island Wildlife Center would like to recognize and Thank all our Military Veterans and Active Duty Soldiers for their service and sacrifices for our country. On Armed Forces Day, we would like to offer free admission to all our hero's who would like to spend some of their day touring the grounds and visiting the animals at Oatland Island.

Please bring your military ID and get into the center for free this Armed Forces Day as a hearty appreciation for the sacrifices you make for our country! We Salute You!

February 17, 2020

At the Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Monday, May 25th 2020

10:00am-4:00pm

We at Oatland Island Wildlife Center would like to recognize and Thank all our Military Veterans for their service and their sacrifices for our country. On Memorial Day, our day of remembrance, we would like to offer free admission to all our hero's who would like to spend some of their day touring the grounds and visiting the animals at Oatland.

Please bring your military ID and get into the center for free this Memorial Day as a hearty appreciation for the sacrifices you make for our country! We Salute You!

At the Oatland Island Wildlife Center

June 2nd - July 18th 2020

Mondays - Fridays

9:00am-3:00pm

It's not even technically Spring, but our minds are already looking forward to the warmth of Summer. It's the time of year my daughter looks forward to the absolute most and that's because she gets to go to Summer Camp. Her outright Favorite has always been Oatland Island's Summer Camp and according to the readers of Savannah Magazine, it's yours as well.

Oatland was voted Best Summer Camp for the 2017 calendar year and we couldn't have been more excited for them. With the wide variety of their weeklong day camps for upcoming Kindergarteners to upcoming 8th graders, there is something for every kid. This mom loves it because it is an almost full day of activities and my daughter climbs back into the car exhausted, but bursting with energy to tell me every single detail of her day. 

Campers will discover the fascinating world of science through hands-on activities, creative crafts and wi...

February 1, 2020

At the Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

10:00am-4:00pm

From the sheep’s body to the finished wool product!

Observe and participate in the magical creation of a woolen shawl through all the stages of wool processing.

Members of The Fiber Guild of the Savannah’s join Oatland staff and volunteers in making this traditional spring celebration fun for the whole family.

The Oatland sheep will be sheared throughout the day with demonstrations of carding, spinning, dying and weaving the wool. Crafts, games, hay rides and other children’s activities as well as food concessions will be available.

January 7, 2020

At the Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

9:00am-3:00pm

Wet your appetite for open fire cooking!

Enjoy a five course meal that you have prepared throughout the day, along with learning such things as choosing and caring for cast iron cookware, various cooking techniques, fire wood selection and curing, recipes and more.

This workshop will be open to anyone 12 years and older, but register early, space is limited to the first 25 paid registrants. 

Registration fee is required and $45 per person. Either stop by Oatland Islands Main Building Welcome Desk or call (912) 395-1500 to reserve your spot for this years Open Fire Cooking Workshop!

To register for this event click here.

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