The Diary of a Nouveau Soccer Mom: Summer Bucket List

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Summer Bucket List


The kids and I decided we needed to create a good summer bucket list.  Since this is our second of (hopefully) three summers in Colorado Springs, we also wanted to be sure we included some local attractions.  We are hoping for one more summer here, but there are no guarantees right now.

Either way, we made two lists--one of specific places to go and see in the area and one of activities we want to do.  The activities are more generic and easier to do whenever, whereas most of our specific places to go need Daddy home to join us.

I'll be editing this all summer, crossing off the ones we've done, adding new ones if they come up, and sharing the links to ones that are complete.

Places To Go:
Denver Museum of Nature & Science (purchased on Living Social)
Manitou Cliff Dwellings (purchased on Living Social)
The Space Foundation Discover Center (purchased on Living Social)
Sky Sox Game (free ticket vouchers for military night)
D-Day exhibit at the 4th ID museum (free, just off post by us)
Focus on the Family play area (free, north side of COSprings)
Buell Children's Museum Superhero Exhibit
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
North Pole Amusement Park
Drive to the top of Pikes Peak

Things to Do:
Barnes & Noble Reading Challenge
Geocaching
Plant hanging baskets of tomatoes and peppers
Sidewalk chalk paint
Cub Scout Bike Rodeo
Eagle Lake Day Camp
Family movie night
Family game night
Family puzzle night
Bowling
$1 movies at the theater
Lowes Build & Grow
Make origami
Make & send happy mail

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