What To Do With Your Kids This Summer-Camp Scholarships & Activities!

By Courtney Daly-Pavone April 30, 2021

A sign that life is returning to normal, many in person summer camps in San Diego like Camp SeaWorld sold out immediately.  Now that San Diego is in the Orange Tier, and schools have reopened, kids are ready to get back to normal.

4 San Diego Camps Offering Scholarships:

  1. YMCA of San Diego Camp Scholarships
  2. Camp Kroc @ The Kroc Center Scholarship
  3. Jewish Federation of San Diego County Jewish Camp Scholarships Click Here For A Camp List!
  4. Birch Aquarium Camp Financial Aid

To See Our 2021 Camp Guide Click Here!

Good News!

The U.S. Department of Education will distribute $800 million to help support the needs of students experiencing homelessness under the American Rescue Plan. This will benefit children and youth that attend school and participate fully in school activities, including in-person instruction and upcoming summer learning and enrichment programs.

No Camp This Year, Here Are 5 Free Summer Activities! 

Free-San Diego Public Library Virtual Reading Program 2021 

Sign you child up for this fun online program where kids can earn rewards for reading books. June 1st-August 31st.

Free-Check Out Museum Tuesdays in Balboa Park! 

More museums are reopening and taking part in this San Diego tradition of free entry on select Tuesdays.

Free-Visit One of 31 San Diego Beaches!

We are so lucky to live here and enjoy epic weather and fantastic beaches every day. Explore a new beach each day with your kids. Watch the sunset and have a bonfire and roast marshmallows. Want to avoid the waves? Visit the bay instead!

Free-Visit One of 340 San Diego Parks!

I'm not kidding, there are 340 parks almost enough to visit a different park every day of the year. You'll have fun exploring different areas, and you'll never get bored.

Free-Visit Waterfront Park

A free outdoor water park in the heart of Downtown San Diego with a playground, restrooms, and concession stand. It's a splash!

Cheap-See A Drive-In Movie South Bay Drive-In Theater

$10 for adult tickets, $1 for kids 9 and under. It's a cheap eventful night out to remember. 

Also Visit The Santee Drive-In Movie Theater

Invest In Family Fun

Memberships to the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld & Aquatica, Legoland, or any of your favorite museums are worth their weight in gold. It's a great option during those long summer days if your child is home going stir crazy. Once you have your membership you're in. It's a one time fee that pays for itself after a few visits. I will have more tips, deals, and ideas for getting the most out of your summer stay tuned...

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