Mermaid Cottages and the Fifth Annual Coastal Empire Surfers For Autism Beach Festival are ready to catch some waves! Our annual Surfers For Autism Hangouts are preparing for your visit September 11th, 12th and 13th, 2015.
Mermaid Cottages invites families of Surfers For Autism to come enjoy a Mermaid Cottages Hangout over this three-day weekend. We want to share our Cottage Charm and Coastal Calm with those who surf to support children and families affected by autism. This is our to say Thank You and to celebrate another wonderful year with your families.
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The calendar may say Fall, but we’ve got plenty of hot Summer fun still to come and that includes the Coastal Empire Surfers for Autism Beach Fest on September 12th! Surfers For Autism creates grand scale beach festivals for children and young adults with autism and other developmental delays and we always have a grand time when they come to Tybee Island. Our young surfers will ride the waves in a safe, fun, judgment free environment where highly skilled surf instructors carefully guide them into waves. The surfers and their families will be treated like rock stars and they’ll enjoy a day filled with a range of activities including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, live music, face-painting, games, fire engine tours and much more. A catered lunch is also provided, all at no cost to registered participants, their families and volunteers.
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Surfers For Autism comes to Tybee on Saturday, September 6th, and we look forward to welcoming everyone to our cottages! The Surfers For Autism mission is to unlock the potential of people with developmental delays, support advocacy for autism issues and scientific research. Their focus is to eliminate stigma through public awareness and education and to unite communities through volunteerism. From 9 a.m.-4 p.m., come be with us on the beach area south side of Walter W. Parker Pier & Pavilion. It’ll be a day of fun and it’ll also be educational for special needs children and their families. It’s a fantastic time to be in Tybee Island and to be inspired as we support these special guests and their families. Our cottages are happy to be supporters of Surfers For Autism and here’s a look at some of the vacation rentals we have available…. read more