The ULTIMATE Summer Bucket List!

It’s finally summertime! The weather is warm, the sun is shining, and the days are long. There’s no better time to get out and enjoy all that summer has to offer.

Summertime is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your family and create lasting memories. But with so many options for activities, it can be hard to decide how to make the most of summer. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate Summer Bucket List, full of activities that are sure to make this season one to remember.

From arts and crafts to adventure-filled days out, quiet nature hikes, and all-day water activities, our list has something for everyone. Get started planning now and enjoy an unforgettable summer!

  • Waterpark Party 

Think about all the fun you had as a kid going to the waterpark with your friends and family. Well, now it’s time to create those same memories for your own kids! A waterpark party is a great way to celebrate a birthday or just have some summer fun.

  • Camping 

Are you looking for a fun family activity that will get you all outside and active? Why not try camping! Camping is a great way to enjoy nature, spend time with your loved ones, and make lasting memories! 

  • Mini Golf

If you’re looking for a fun day out with the family, mini golf is the perfect option! It’s great for all ages and can be enjoyed by everyone. You can find mini golf courses all over, so it’s easy to find one near you. Plus, it doesn’t cost too much to play, making it a budget-friendly activity. So put on your golfing clothes and get ready for a day of excitement!



  • Family Game Night 

Is there anything better than spending a night with your family playing games? Whether it’s something classic like Monopoly or Mouse Trap, or something new and exciting, game night is always a blast. 

  • Baseball Game!

Americas FAVORITE passtime! Taking your family to see a game is the perfect way to enjoy some quality time together and root for your favorite team. Whether you’re a baseball fan or not, going to a game is a fun summer activity. The atmosphere is electric, there’s lots of food and drinks options, and the kids will love it.

  • Picnic in the Park

Who doesn’t love a good picnic? Packing a delicious spread of food and drinks to enjoy in the great outdoors is always a fun way to spend an afternoon or evening. If you’re looking for somewhere nearby to have your next picnic, take a look at your local park! Many parks have areas designated specifically for picnicking, complete with tables and benches. So grab your baskets and get ready for some al fresco dining fun.

  • Beach Day

Taking a day trip to the beach is a summer tradition for many families. The sun, the sand, the surf—what’s not to love? There are so many things to do at the beach and it’s a great way to get some exercise and family time. There’s swimming, sunbathing, sandcastle building, waves crashing…the possibilities are endless! You could also try fishing or kayaking if those are available at your beach:)

  • Movie Night! 

 This summer, take your family to an outdoor movie night! There are lots of great options in your area – all you need is a blanket, some snacks and chairs, and maybe a few friends to join you. And if your have a projector you can create your very own outdoor theater in your own backyard! 



  • Amusment Park 

Amusement parks are a great place for families to have fun together. There is something for everyone at an amusement park, from roller coasters and water slides to carnival games and food stalls. So strap on yoursafety belt and get ready for some adrenaline-pumping fun! 



  • Stargazing

Looking for a fun family activity that costs next to nothing? Stargazing is perfect! You don’t need any fancy equipment or knowledge, just a clear night and your eyes.  There are also sky maps for free online that will help your little ones find and follow the constllations! 



  • Stargazing

Looking for a fun family activity that costs next to nothing? Stargazing is perfect! You don’t need any fancy equipment or knowledge, just a clear night and your eyes.  There are also sky maps for free online that will help your little ones find and follow the constllations! 



  • Kids in the Kitchen

Cooking with your kids can be a fun, rewarding experience for the whole family. Not only will you get to spend some quality time together, but you’ll also get to enjoy delicious homemade meals while learning basic life skills. So grab your aprons and let’s get cooking!



  • Botanical Gardens

If you’re looking for a unique and fun activity to do with your family, look no further than the botanical gardens! Located in Whitnall Park, the Boerner botanical gardens offer a variety of plants, flowers, and scenery to enjoy. Whether you’re a nature lover or just looking for something different to do, an afternoon at the botanical gardens is a great option.



  • Afternoon at the Arcade

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon, take the family to your nearest arcade! Arcades offer a variety of games and activities that are perfect for all ages. Whether you’re trying to beat your high score or finding a rainy day activity, arcades are a great place to enjoy a few hours of competitive gaming. 



  • Sunday’s are for Sundaes 

Sundays are a special time for families. They offer a chance to relax and enjoy each other’s company. What better way to wrap up the weekend than with a delicious sundae? With so many flavors and toppings to choose from, everyone is sure to create their perfect sundae. Head to your local grocery store and grab your family’s favorite flavors of ice cream, and toppings, and don’t forget the cherries! 

Summer is meant for spending time together with family and friends, enjoying all that the season has to offer! From outdoor adventures to lazy days at the beach, we’ve put together a list of activities that are sure to create lasting memories. Looking for more fun ideas? Check out our FREE trial classes for both dance and music this summer! Our talented instructors will help you explore new interests while having a blast experiencing something new.

Click the link for our FULL Summer schedule and sign up for your FREE trial class today! 

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