Admission to Vermont's state parks and historic sites isn't exorbitantly expensive, but if you're paying for a carfull of kids, it adds up — unless you're visiting during Vermont Days. The state doesn't charge visitors during one weekend each June; that Saturday, it's also free to fish without a license. The freebie is a welcome gift to penny-pinching parents. Two more: the Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge and the Vermont History Trek. Complete these fun, self-guided scavenger hunts, and you and your family can earn free admission year-round. Download the entry forms at vtstateparks.com or vermontvacation.com. And read about our Venture Vermont and Vermont History Trek adventures this summer at kidsvt.com.
The VYOA offers two different camps during the summer. The longstanding Music Day Camp is for young musicians entering grades 4 - 10 in orchestra or band. With numerous electives and fun activities, this day camp is the perfect way to start your summer; June 20 - 25. Now in…(more)