Summer days are quickly approaching, and this means no school! It’s time to find some activities for your kids. If your family has recently gone through a stressful transition, summer brings with it a great opportunity to bring some fun and joy into you and your children’s life. You all deserve it!
If you are looking for camps, here are some good options:
1.) Check out your local YMCA: They have camps going on all summer long for kids ages 5-18. They also offer half day programs for kids 3-4 years old. Prices for the whole week fall around $130 for members and $150 for non-members. Is you child older and ready for their first job? They can be a camp counselor!
2.) Summer Camps through your City Parks and Recreation Programs: Alpharetta, Milton, Johns Creek, and Roswell all have wonderful summer camps that are also relatively inexpensive with many starting around $150. Many offer days camps as well as sport camps. Some even offer music or art camps. Check out your local Parks and Recreation website for more info.
3.) Overnight Camps: There are many overnight camp options through all sorts of different organizations – YMCA, Church, Music Stores, Art Stores, Sports Leagues, and so much more. Local colleges often offer camps as well. There are so many choices out there; you are bound to find the perfect fit for your child.
If you just want a fun day activity around town, check these out:
- Places to Go: Six Flags, Georgia Aquarium, The Atlanta Zoo, Stone Mountain, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park, Braves Game
- Have a picnic in the park.
- Have a stay at home day to binge watch your favorite movies OR make your own movie.
- Go to the library and check out some books.
- Slip N’ Slide in the backyard.
- Play laser tag.
- Camp out in the backyard.
- Chalk Art all over the driveway.
- Visit the fire station.
- Launch a rocket.
- Visit the nature centers at the local city park.
- Play at the local splash pad or pool.
Make this the best summer for you and your kids!