(843) 681-8800

The Hilton Head Plantation Artists Association is a non-profit organization that studies and promotes the visual arts with monthly educational programs, group painting sessions, workshops, and art exhibitions. The Association is open to all Plantation residents who are interested in the visual arts. Members work in a broad variety of media and range from beginners to accomplished professionals. Scheduled meetings generally have a speaker or demonstration concerning a wide variety of art-related topics. The Plantation House serves as a gallery for the artists -- most work hung in the Plantation House is for sale by contacting the artist. Informal opportunities to paint and exchange information with other artists occur every Wednesday from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Dolphin Head Recreation building.  The Plantation Artists hold an annual show in May at the Plantation House. Residents are urged to join and explore their creativity; every artist has to have a place to start and encouragement from other artists certainly helps!

Contact

Mary Sullivan - Leader 651-303-2087

Barbara von Bremen - Coordinator 843-342-7776

Jean Marie Cote - Events 843-422-8122

Dues

$25 individual/ $35 family per year

Email

hhpartistnews@gmail.com

Avid Gardeners is a club that meets monthly. We are members of the National, State, and Regional Federated Garden Clubs; also, a member of the Hilton Head Island Council of Garden Clubs. Our purpose is to create a love of gardens and flowers, to promote beauty in our community and roadsides, and to conserve our natural resources.

We are an active group. Our meetings are informative and interesting and cover a wide variety of subjects relative to gardening, including crafts, flower shows, and hands-on learning experiences. Membership is open to permanent residents of the Plantation and we welcome new members.

Contact

Olivia Ford - 843-785-7144

Website

www.theavidgardeners.org

Competitive play of the game which originated in Italy. Bocce is played with eight large balls and one smaller target ball.  Courts are near the tennis courts. 

The game is played with two teams.  Playing teams can have two or three members, but only two members play in a match.

Playing teams are arranged in divisions, which are based on time of day; skill level does not determine what division a team is in.

HHP Bocce has two seasons per year (spring & fall). Each season concludes with a tournament and banquet.

This sport is loads of fun, easy to play, and open to all Plantation residents.

Contact

hhpbocce.pres@gmail.com

Website

hhpbocce.org

The following Bridge groups are open to all residents of Hilton Head Plantation and provide a challenging and fun way to meet other residents and make new friends.

Ladies Bridge - Plantation House

Ladies Bridge meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 AM. They play 5 rounds of Rubber Bridge, with 6 hands/round. Players score individually and change partners each round. Play costs $1.00/person and money prizes are awarded. The women bring a bag lunch as well.

Contact

Mary Lou Meinholz  843-342-9652

Fee

$1.00 per person per session

Family Caregiver’s Support Group

“Caregivers Join Hands”:  If you are caring for and/or responsible for a loved one… this support group is for you.  Gain support from other caregivers in HHP, and a professional group facilitator who advises, facilitates group process, and makes sure you know about helpful resources.  Meets 3rd Friday of each month, 11:00 AM - 12:30PM at The Cypress Club House - T.V. Room, just past concierge desk.  Free of charge! Contact Ann Martel, LISW for more info. and to get on her notification e-mail list at amartel@hargray.com or call 843-785-5995.

This club was formed for members to share their favorite craft beers from the area as well as those they may bring back from their travels.  Meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday of the month at Spring Lake Pavilion unless there is a monthly event planned for outside HHP.  These could include local brewery tours, beer tastings at local restaurants and even overnight field trips to areas beyond a one day trip.

Member dues are $10/person per year.  Monthly events will be scheduled well in advance so you can plan accordingly to attend and share your favorite craft beer and enjoy those from other members.

For additional information please contact Steve Yingling at: SteveHHI@kw.com

The HHP Dog Club’s mission is to promote the well-being of dogs everywhere by sponsoring several activities each year.  Recent events have included our annual canine/human socialization activity, low-cost microchipping, agility and rally demonstrations, behavior classes, and a photo op with a professional photographer.Any funds raised are donated to canine organizations.  We submit an educational article each month to Plantation Living  and host presenters on topics such as healthful snacks for dogs, how to care for aging dogs, the Sheriff’s K-9 Corps, home grooming tips, interactive toys for dogs, Dive Dogs, and K-9 Search and Rescue.  For further information, check out our Facebook page, HHP Dog Club.  Residents who have questions about the club or who wish to join should contact Helen Collins, Facilitator, at 843-689-9303 or:hmcollins@hargray.com.

Contact

Helen Collins 843-689-9303, email:  hmcollins@hargray.com

The Farmers Club consists of approximately 140 property owners who grow vegetables, fruit, and flowers in individual fenced-in, well-watered plots in Seabrook Farm, located next to the POA Service Center. We hold potluck dinners at our monthly meetings. The Club sells its excess produce at Saturday Farm Sales.

Membership & Plot Management

Plot Coordinator: plotcoordinator@hhpfarmers.com

Dues

Membership: $20 per year, per family
Annual plot rental fee: $30 for 25 X 25 foot plot
Reconditioning fee: $50 per plot, first year

Website

Farmer's Club

The Fishing Club is dedicated to improving Plantation fishing areas and promoting / teaching fishing skills to all Plantation residents. We actively support and participate in the Plantation’s KIDS KAMP, the Kids Fishing Tournament, and Camp Leo. The Club is open to all residents. We meet for a potluck dinner and guest speaker every 4th Wednesday at 6:00 PM at the Plantation House. We also plan fishing trips several times a year to various locations.

Website
hhpfishingclub.com

Contact

Dennis Waronsky 412-977-0668

Dave Morse 843-682-2356

Dues

$15 per person or $30 per family to support our dinners and activities.

The ‘Garage Band’ is a place for musicians (beginner to experienced) who want to play ‘classics’ that are rock, country, blues (and even pop).  We have a good time playing music that people like to hear.  Members are encouraged to bring songs for the club to play.  Everyone helps the club get a set of songs together.  Everyone come ‘rock out’ with us.  The Garage Band wants YOU to come and listen, play, and/or sing!!  We meet on every Wednesday of the month at the Plantation House from 7:00 until 10:00 pm.   For more information you may contact Ric Blaine at 706-373-8204 (rcb3771@gmail.com

HISTORY:  This group was formed by Hilton Head residents more than 30 years ago.  Initially, they were one of the craft groups that participated in an annual sale for the benefit of the Hilton Head Hospital.  When the hospital became a “for-profit” company, the group subsequently donated its profits to a few different charities until 1996 when they voted to support Hospice Care of the Lowcountry.  Since that time, profits totaling more than $250,000 have been donated to Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, a non-profit operation.

Currently, a group of Hilton Head Plantation residents, known as the Hilton Head Plantation Crafters Group meets twice a month from January to mid-June.  Meetings resume in mid-August until mid-October when the Annual Sale is held.  There are about 25 members. Others, former residents and former members who have moved away, ship boxes of handmade sweaters and other items each year for our sales. The crafters hold two sales a year.  A spring sale held at the Plantation House and a fall sale held outside the Plantation at Christ Lutheran Church.

Contact

Deanna Collins - 843-689-3979

Margot Gilbert - 440-759-9088

Plantation Paddlers Kayak Club is for Hilton Head Plantation owners and residents, and is open to all levels of kayakers.

Monthly meetings will sometimes be informational presentations, trip planning sessions, or meet and greet socials.  When we do trip planning, we break into small groups and plan details of upcoming trips, learning from each other and using Internet planning resources.  OR, we may have planning sessions to cover general discussion issues and upcoming activities.

Kayak Outings might be meet-up paddles suggested by individual members or might be club-arranged trips which take us to places as close as our own backyard marshes and creeks as well as lakes and creeks within a couple of hours of hours of home.  Some trips even lead us to wrap up the time with happy hour or lunch!  Most trips will be BYO equipment, and some trips will have the opportunity for those who need to rent to join in. 

Training Session opportunities are available for beginning through intermediate paddlers.  First timers who have never been on the water can attend an INTRO class, and those who may have some paddling experience but want guided instruction for effective, efficient, and safe paddling can participate in classes for Basic Paddle Skills, Rescue Skills, and Maneuvering Skills.

Club website and Facebook page:

Please vist our club website to learn more about us:www.kayakclubhhp.weebly.com

We also have a Facebook page.  If that is of interest to you, please contact Su Boyton (suboynton@gmail.com).

Membership form:  The membership form is on our club website under the "About Us" tab. 

Contact:kayakclubofhhp@gmail.com

Java Thursdays - HHP Men's Group

Java Thursday's is a HHP Men's Group looking to help facilitate fun and engaging conversation along with good coffee & pastries. All men residing in Hilton Head Plantation are eligible to join the Java Thursday's Group.

Java Thursday's meets every Thursday from 8:30 - 9:30 AM at the Dolphin Head Recreation Area in HHP. Typically, Java Thursday's does not meet during the middle part of the summer months.

Contact: John Prange

Dues: 1.00 per person per session

Email: Jzprange@gmail.com


In less than 15 years, our Land Trust of Hilton Head Island has assumed a role of prominence and leadership in preserving the unique sense of beauty that distinguishes our Island.  We are a reflection of all people who care about Hilton Head Island and its Lowcountry characteristics.

In Hilton Head Plantation, we are fortunate to have two beautiful conservancies.  One is Whooping Crane Conservancy consisting of 137 acres and the other is Cypress Conservancy consisting of 37 acres.  Both of these areas have boardwalks throughout for easy viewing.  The Land Trust manages these properties under a conservation easement for the Hilton Head Plantation Property Owners' Association.  We also manage Northridge Tract, 66 acres in the center of Hilton Head Island that will eventually become a park open to all.  Fort Howell, which is a five-acres fort built by the Union Army in 1864 is also under our auspices.

The Land Trust can receive outright gifts of land or it can protect the land that is in the name of private owners by means of a conservation easement, which protects the land in perpetuity.  A group of interested citizens manage the Land Trust.  Membership is open to all citizens for annual dues.

Membership Contact

Lauren Williams (President) 843-384-0523

Dave Morse 843-682-2356

Dues

$25 per year

This club meets every fourth Tuesday of the month. Please contact Steven Strom for more information 843-342-2838

The Hilton Head Plantation Newcomers Club is open to all HHP residents, full and part-time.

Visit our Website at:www.hhpnc.com to review the schedule of events.

To join the Hilton Head Plantation Newcomers Club and be included in our e-mail distribution list for monthly notifications, please complete the New Member Form online, or send an e-mail to us at:membership@hhpnc.com.

There is a nominal $15 annual membership fee per person ($30 per couple) to join.

We invite everyone in this group to take an active part in the Club, dedicated to helping new Plantation residents integrate into our community, have fun, and enjoy all of the benefits HHP has to offer by:

  • Helping them meet and socialize with their neighbors
  • Educating them in the history of our beautiful Island and points of interest
  • Making them aware of the many HHP organizations
  • Promoting awareness of services available in HHP
  • Introducing newcomers to products and services available on and off Island

The Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month, September to May.  Most meetings follow the format of a “mixer” followed by a meeting, prizes, and refreshments.  Look for detailed information on our events each month in Plantation Living

We have on average 7-8 attendees Location Dolphin Head Rec Car Meeting the first and third Wed each month 6:30-9:30 pm I have given Scheduling waivers for each of us. We wear masks always. No food Service only BYOB drinks. Call Dennis Scholl with any questions 908-421-7093

The Spring Lake Tennis Club is a social organization, which is open to all members of Spring Lake Tennis and HHP residents who pay for court time and wish to join us.  Each month we have a social function based on round-robin play for members.  The Club also supports organized league play, helps newcomers find their level of play, and provides for a pleasant access to the Plantation’s tennis community.  Please call 843-681-3626 for more information.

This club is for anyone who is interested in trains.  Some of our members have extensive layouts, some have only a circle of track for a Christmas tree train, and some have no trains but just like railroading.  The club has a permanent layout in the Plantation House, both O-gauge and HO gauge, for the use of our members and is also available to be run upon request.

We provide running trains for some of the Plantation functions, the hayride in the fall, the children’s Christmas party, and usually for our train club meetings.  We provide assistance to anyone who needs help in getting a train running or just wants information about the hobby.

Meetings are at the Plantation House, 2:00 PM, the second Wednesday of the month. Invited guests and newcomers are always welcome.

We have a voluntary dues contribution for members of $10 per year.  For additional information, contact Bob Gluszik, 843-415-5825 or email:  hhptrainclub@gmail.com.

Whooping Crane Pond Conservancy is a 137-acre nature sanctuary set aside in 1972.  There are paths through the wooded area and a boardwalk into tupelo swamp and marsh.  Guides are in a box near the entrance and many of the plants have markers to identify them.

Cypress Conservancy is a 50-acre nature sanctuary with a boardwalk into a stand of cypress trees.  Signs on the railing will identify many of the plants.  There are benches along the boardwalk, and a ramp from the street makes it accessible to handicapped.

The Hilton Head Plantation Women’s Club (HHPWC) is open to female residents and property owners of the Plantation.  This organization, in the spirit of fun and friendship, brings the women of our community together.
 
The HHPWC meets on the 2nd Tuesday afternoon of each month from August through May. We start our year with an Ice Cream Social in August, where members meet and have the opportunity to renew their membership and sign up for various Activity Groups sponsored by the Women's Club.  A Holiday Party is held in December and in May we have a Spring Event to celebrate the past year and introduce the new volunteer board members for the coming year. 

 Throughout the year we host programs that are informative and/entertaining presentations. Topics that motivate and inspire, such as Women’s Health and Wellness, Lifelong Learning, Local Authors, Discovering Your Ancestry and Genealogy, The Civil War on HHI, as well as, topics on Living in the Low Country.

 To learn more, please visit our website at www.hhpwc.org where you can register, join, and pay your annual $20 dues. You will also find information about our 20+  Activity Groups.  Some groups charge its members a participation fee. All members of the Activity Groups must be current paid members of HHPWC.

Woodcarvers meet every Thursday,1-3pm,at Dolphin Head . Feel free to stop by and see some of the projects our woodcarvers are working on. If you need more info please call Jan Gantzhorn 302-5283475

The Hilton Head Plantation Yacht Club (HHPYC) was organized in 1982 to promote good fellowship among persons actively interested in boating. Today it remains a vibrant club where throughout the year HHPYC organizes multiple boating and social events often with guest speakers knowledgeable on boating, the Lowcountry ecology or local history. 

There are two membership classifications: 

Boating members own a sail OR power boat OR are a member of a boat sharing entity. 

Social members include those who have previous boating experience or a desire to learn about the Lowcountry waterways and be part of a boating community.

The enjoyment is large and the dues are minimal. HHPYC provides an opportunity for HHP residents to explore the Lowcountry waterways with fellow members, learn about the area in which they live and connect with like-minded people with a passion for safe, fun boating and camaraderie.  

For further information, go to http://hhpyc.org or contact the HHPYC Membership Officer: sandra.silber@gmail.com 

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