5. Experiment with Day Camps

There are tons of day camps, so many that you can stay away from the ones that cost a lot of money. Many of them are low cost or outright free. Check out local places, such as the library, the YMCA, and area community centers.

Vacation Bible School is another option. I'm more spiritual than religious, but growing up, I went to VBS every summer at the church where my grandfather was the preacher. If this is up your alley, it's a great way to keep the kids occupied. Similar programs for various hobbies and interests are likewise available, so just do some checking.

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