It’s the first official day of summer, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season! Here are some ideas to get you started: 

1. Take the kids on a bug hunt.

2. Play Bloom Bingo.

3. Find some river rocks and paint them.

4. Take a break along a quiet river or stream.

5. Try ketterboxing or geocaching.

6. Go on a nature scavenger hunt.

7. Watch a sunrise or sunset.

8. Camp out in your own backyard.

9. Discover the green spaces in your city.

10. Go on an early morning walk or run.

11. Visit a farmer’s market.

12. Get out on the water: go canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, or whitewater rafting.

13. Have family picnic somewhere you’ve never been before.

14. Visit a national park.

15. Make a five-minute flower arrangement. 

16. Find out what fruits are in season and go fruit picking.

17. Create a nature discovery center and add something special to it from each outdoor adventure.

18. Learn to fly fish.

19. Unplug for a day.

20. Take a nap in a hammock. 

21. Watch fireflies.

22. Skip stones across a lake.

23. Make s’mores – even without a campfire!

24. Fly a kite.

25. Hike a new trail.

Written by Outdoorosity
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