School’s Out For Summer…Now What? 2018 edition

Did you make a countdown chain this year, counting down to the start of summer? You know, the one where as more chains come off, your children become increasingly ecstatic and you start sweating bullets, wondering how you’ll keep them busy?

We’ve gathered up a few things for your family to check out over the remainder of the summer—a balance of educational and entertaining summer activities for kids, and most certainly edifying of your parental capabilities. We’ve got you covered! Take a look now, and start making some plans for tonight, tomorrow, and next week!

Specific Events to Attend:

July 6 (& ALL First Fridays of the month)
Arts Consortium’s First Fridays in Visalia (Art Walk)
FREE!
Downtown Visalia
5-8pm
http://artsconsortium.org/firstfriday

July 7
Fishing Game workshop

9am-12pm
Home Depot, 3500 S Demaree St, Visalia
http://www.homedepot.com/workshops/#store/6615

August 4
Bookworm Bookends workshop

9am-12pm
Home Depot, 3500 S Demaree St, Visalia
http://www.homedepot.com/workshops/#store/6615

July 19 & 26
The Gardens – Tulare – Kids’ Camp
$10 per class
http://www.thegardensshop.com/kids-club

July 20-21, 26-28
Theatre Company Summer Musical
Little Shop of Horrors
$15 General Admission
L.J. Williams Theater, 1001 Main St., Visalia
www.tcoe.org/theatrecompany| 559-651-1482
http://www.tcoe.org/TheatreCo/LittleShopFlyer2018_2.pdf


Things to Do ANYTIME:

Visalia Rawhide Baseball
http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t516&m=7&y=2018

Imagine U Children’s Museum
210 N. Tipton St., Visalia, CA 93292
$8 admission for children and adults
Hours: Mon-Sat: 10:00am – 5:30pm, Sun: 12:00pm – 4:00pm | (559) 733-5975
https://www.imagineumuseum.org/plan-your-visit


Forestiere Underground Gardens

5021 W Shaw Ave., Fresno
$17 adults, $8 children (age 5-17), Children 4 and under are FREE!
Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
info@undergroundgardens.com
Check online for tour schedule: http://www.undergroundgardens.com/

Fresno Chaffee Zoo
$12.95 adults, $7.95 children | Children under 2 FREE
Fridays, 9am-7pm | Saturday-Thursday, 9am-6pm
https://fresnochaffeezoo.org

Camp KABOOM
Visalia Parks and Recreation
Ages 5-12
https://www.visalia.city/depts/parks_n_recreation/recreation_programs/youth_enrichment/day_camps.asp

Kaweah Oaks Preserve
Suggested Donation: $3 (adults) $1 (children)
http://sequoiariverlands.org/what-you-can-do-see/kaweah-oaks-preserve.html

Dry Creek Preserve
Suggested Donation: $3 (adults) $1 (children)
http://sequoiariverlands.org/what-you-can-do-see/dry-creek-preserve.html

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
https://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/fees.htm
FREE entrance on August 12!
If your child is in 4th grade, your family can get in FOR FREE! Check it out here: https://www.everykidinapark.gov/

Yosemite National Park
$30 per vehicle
https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/fees.htm
If your child is in 4th grade, your family can get in FOR FREE! Check it out here: https://www.everykidinapark.gov/

Regal Visalia Sequoia Mall 12 Summer Movie Express
$1 Movies all Summer Long, every Tuesday and Wednesday, starting at 10am
Click for schedule:
https://www.regmovies.com/movies/summer-movie-express


We didn’t forget about you, parents and guardians: looking for something else to do this summer? Start your application for CVC today! We’re happy to serve pre-K through 12th grades, and to create an educational Christian community for our families that values academic excellence in every way.

admissions@cvc.org | 559-734-2684

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