10 Things to Do in Douglas County This Summer

By Kyrie Collins, Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher June 3, 2020

School is out and Summer Break is finally here! Many parents are wondering what to do since many of the usual options won't be a possibility this year. Below are 10 things you can do with the whole family this summer, while still socially distancing.

4. Themed Activity Days

There is something so fun about setting up an entire day — or week — around your child's favorite movie, book, character, activity, or even your family's favorite vacation! It's easy to Create Your Own Themed Summer Camp.

We've created some sample schedules to make it even easier for you:

7. Summer Camps: In-Person and Virtual

Our Summer Camp Guide has been updated with information on camps that have gone virtual and in-person camps that have instituted additional safety precautions. 

Check it out and keep your child entertained so you can enjoy some time to yourself!

10. Check the Mac Kid Calendar

As Colorado continues to move forward into a phased re-opening, we are adding virtual and in-person events every day to our monthly calendar, so check back often.

If you want to explore beyond Colorado, our list of 50+ Virtual Field Trips lets you explore museums, zoos, national parks, natural phenomena, aquariums, other countries... even the surface of the moon!

Macaroni Kid can make it super easy for you to find your family fun all year long. Receive a local calendar of family-friendly events each Wednesday morning when you SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE! You'll be glad you did... and so will your kids!

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