Our 2016 Summer Camps Directory for the Amelia Island area!
Check out these themed camps, including surfing, kayaking, thatre and more!
Peterbrooke Chocolatier Amelia Island offers yummy chocolatier classes
Our review of a fun chocolate-making class - your kids can do it, too!
ISR teaches critical water survival skills to infants and up in Fernandina
We have a Q and A with instructor Kristi Garber about this life-saving program.
PBS’s “Family Travels with Colleen Kelly” visits Amelia Island
The show filmed in a number of family-friendly locations on the island.
Bow and Apple Hair Bows By Heather: Custom bows made in Fernandina
A Fernandina Beach school teacher makes the delicate bows by hand.
Revolutionary sun defense foods company launches on Amelia Island
Local parents created yummy health bars that naturally build your resistance to the sun's rays.
Surf Asylum’s surfing power couple offers lessons for all ages in Fernandina Beach
Their specialized camps and classes include beginner, advanced, and even all-girls events.
Jax Riverside Arts Market, Hemming Park and The Landing provide family fun
See pics of Jax's newest playground and find out what makes Riverside Arts Market kid-approved!
Sweet Pete’s candy shop offers delicious fun at new downtown Jax location
Sweet Pete's has found a new sweet spot to offer its candy, classes and parties in Jax.
This Week’s E-Newsletter
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For the Mamas
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The beloved St. Marys Aquatic Center has opened its doors again for the summer. This small, … [Read More...]
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