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Summer Break Activities, Part II.
Breathe a sigh of relief, sweet friends. Summer break is over in just a few weeks, and then your life (and grocery budget) can resume some sense of normalcy. Just in case you needed a few more activities to pass the time, here's a little brain dump of all the kid distractions I could think of. Have you and your family tried any of these??
Enjoy, and hold on y'all!
Summer Break Activities List
Summer camps (obviously)
Vacation Bible School (usually free and open to the public!) #whoopwhoop
Library programs (also free, and often include activities such as summer reading programs, craft days, story time, pajama story time, STEM activities, math clubs, book clubs, guest speakers/ authors, and puppet shows!
Your local Parks and Recreation Department (low cost summer camps, skills camps, organized sports, dance classes, cheer-leading clinics, fun days at the park)
Public Pools (include a small fee. Many public pools have water slides, sprinklers, and swimming lessons)
Swim and Tennis community (Local neighborhoods often welcome non-residents to sign up for tennis lessons, swim teams/ lessons at a fraction of the cost)
the local YMCA ( All the things. Excellent program, but a bit pricey.)
Indoor playgrounds/ Malls/ Outdoor Shopping centers
Kids Bowl Free ( All you have to do is register your child by clicking the link. Then, your child can bowl two free games everyday (Monday- Saturday) until August 23rd.)
Skating rink (Many offer discounted or free skating days throughout the week!)
Groupon (All the local deals. Plus, tons of hotel/ travel deals too!)
Local restaurants (Several offer discounted/ free meals for kids with the purchase of an adult entree)
Local lakes/ beaches (You don't always have to leave town to enjoy the water!)
Amusement parks (Check out their summer deals/ coupons/ group rates!)
Movie theaters (Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theater for their 2019 Summer Movie Express series! Movie ticket deals are just $1 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy like Shrek, Despicable Me, Kung Fu Panda and many more.)
Summer festivals/ outdoor movies/ carnivals/ food truck festivals