A Summer Checklist

Hello, fellow students! This year is finally coming to an end and that means summer is coming! I’ve collected some ideas for you and your friends to try out if you want! I made a lot so I hope everyone finds at least one that they like. It’s important to get outside and have fun, especially during summer break. Have a good summer and enjoy it to the fullest!

Most of These Can be With or Without Your Friends

  • Pick berries
  • Go swimming
  • Try new food
  • Travel at least a city away
  • Attend an outdoor concert
  • Go on a bike ride
  • Ride a Ferris wheel
  • Go on a picnic
  • Go to a nearby park
  • Take a walk
  • Go on a run
  • Attend a parade
  • Go up North
  • Feed ducks
  • Go to the beach
  • Nap in a hammock
  • Go on vacation
  • Run through sprinklers
  • Do a cannonball into a body of water
  • Go to a week-long summer camp
  • Go 24 hours without internet, radio, or tv
  • Have a water balloon fight
  • Do random acts of kindness
  • Give a compliment to someone you live with every day
  • Play disc golf
  • Go mini-golfing
  • Have family over for an epic BBQ
  • Watch or catch fireflies
  • Host or go to a bonfire
  • Make a summer playlist
  • Clean your room
  • Clean up the living room
  • Go to a farmer’s market
  • Watch the sunset
  • Watch the sunrise
  • Get up early once a week and make breakfast for those you live with
  • Watch fireworks
  • Make s’mores 
  • Fly a kite
  • Sleep under the stars
  • Go camping
  • Walk on the sand barefoot
  • Go hiking
  • Go star-gazing
  • Sit on the porch for an afternoon
  • Learn at least one origami design
  • Make a sandcastle
  • Go bowling
  • Skip stones in a lake
  • Take a boat ride
  • Chase down the ice cream truck
  • Do volunteer work
  • Go somewhere you’ve never been
  • Make fresh-squeezed lemonade or orange juice
  • Visit family you haven’t seen in a while
  • Call that person you haven’t seen or spoken to in forever
  • Have a get-together with your friends
  • Host or go to a sleepover
  • Learn to cook something you’ve never tried before
  • Buy something from a family bakery
  • Treat your best friends to ice cream
  • Keep a bird-watching book and record at least one bird per day
  • Have one day a week that you’ll go outside instead of watching tv
  • Try a sport you’ve never played before
  • Play beach volleyball with your friends or family
  • Read a newly published book
  • Go to an animal shelter
  • Video or voice chat a group of people
  • Go to a waterpark with your friends
  • Go camping in a tent
  • Listen to your favorite playlist while cleaning the house
  • Dance like no one’s watching once a day
  • Treat yourself something each week
  • Give a birthday party to a friend or family member who has a birthday this summer
  • Write a note to someone who’s having a bad day
  • Stay off social media for a week
  • Read a book while in a hammock
Editor at The City Voice

Hello there! My name is Faith, I'm a junior, my pronouns are she/her, and I'm an editor in the City Voice. I like cats, kpop, writing, and watching Asian dramas. I'm a chatterbox and, if you're reading this, I would love to be friends! (Feel free to reach out!)

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