To be honest, I didn't put a great deal of thought into what we would do during #CampMom week, but I did have a few goals in mind:
- Engage the kids daily with at least one activity
- Organize each day around a theme.
- Keep costs low
- Find activities that we could do earlier in the day, so that:
- We were not in the hot July sun at its peak
- We had time to relax in the afternoons at home.
Day One - #CampMom - County Fair
Day Two - #CampMom - Sports Day
Day Three - #CampMom - Super Heroes
Day Four - #CampMom - Kid's Choice Day
Day Five - #CampMom - Community Day
By the way, I really wanted a Pool Day, but the boys have decided they don't like the outdoor pool at the Y. I don't blame them too much because the water is perpetually teeth-chattering cold, even in the hot July sun. Lesson learned - no pool membership next year. I know, some of you are saying, "I would just bring them to the pool anyway." Yeah, well, I'm one of those moms who does not enjoy getting my kids all geared up for the pool (toys, sunscreen, towels, snacks, showers afterwards) only to stay there for 20 minutes before the complaints start coming, in unison. Yes, that has happened to me, twice. We all choose our battles, right??!!
|Scene from #CampMom Sports Day|