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Oatland to host family campfire night
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SAVANNAH — Oatland Island Wildlife Center has rescheduled the “Family Campfire Night for Saturday from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Bundle up the kids and have some campfire fun without waking up the next morning with a back ache! It’s a great way to ring in the new year with your family.

Enjoy some campfire favorites such as making S’mores, telling stories, star-gazing, taking a night hike and a nocturnal animals presentation.  Pre-registration is a must.  Call (912) 395-1500 or visit for more information.  

Oatland Island Wildlife Center is a unique facility operated by the Savannah-Chatham County School system. It encompasses a total of 175 acres with a 2-mile long “Native Animal Nature Trail” that winds through maritime forest, freshwater wetlands and salt marsh habitat with more than 60 animals that are indigenous to North America.  

Some of these animals, such as the eastern timber wolf and Florida panther, are considered endangered species.  

The center is used primarily as a field trip site for students and is also open to the public for self-guided walks daily from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The center is located 5 miles east of Savannah off Islands Expressway at 711 Sandtown Rd.