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Get The Kids Active And Learning This Spring/Summer

Apr 14, 2024 11:54AM ● By Erin Frisch

As the weather gets warmer and school and sports wrap up, parents start to look for things for the kids to do. Here’s a list of fun things for them and you to do.

Montshire Museum of Science

Keep the learning going into the summer with a trip to the Montshire Museum of Science. The museum sits on 100 acres of land. From nature trails and over 150 permanent museum exhibits, there are hours worth of fun and learning to have. In addition to exploring, the museum has programming for all ages. Find out what's coming up and how to get your child registered here.

Billings Farm and Museum

Take your kids back in time and explore what life was like on an 1890s farm at the Billings Farm and Museum. Kids and adults can learn about the families and history of Billings Farm, explore the barn, take a stroll on the walking trails, grab a snack at the cafe, and more.

Mac’s Maple

Give them a glimpse into this memory by bringing them to Mac’s Maple. Make sure to visit the farm, sugarhouse, and shop.

Tip Top Pottery

At Tip Top Pottery, all ages can get creative and have something they can proudly display and potentially use. From pottery painting and clay lessons to birthday parties and summer camps, there is something for every artistic level and interest. Learn more here.

Northern Lights Gymnastics

Get the kids active at Northern Lights Gymnastics. This summer, Northern Lights is holding a summer camp starting June 24th. In addition to weekly activities, the studio offers drop-in classes. Registration opens June 1st. Learn more here.

Upper Valley Aquatic Center

Summer is a great time for kids to take a swimming lesson or practice the skills they already have. Upper Valley Aquatic Center has camps, lessons, and a splash pad for kids of all ages. Learn more about lessons, memberships, camps, and more here.

Upper Valley Music Center

Have a child that sings or plays an instrument or at least attempts to sing and play an instrument? Why not give them a foundation for success? The Upper Valley Music Center has lessons for all ages and all abilities. For those who’d rather watch, there are concerts and performances throughout the year.

Vermont Institute of Natural Science

For science and nature lovers, consider taking a trip to the Vermont Institute of Natural Science. Open daily, VINS is a great place to learn about nature, how to care for it, and more. VINS also has camps and classes available. Learn more here.

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