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Fantastically Fun Activities for Families to Enjoy This June!

Summer’s here and there’s so much to do! Here are some perfect things to do with the kids this month.

Jack Shepherd

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There’s a reason they put June right in the middle of the year. It gives us all something to look forward to when the year begins, and a whole month of fun to keep us going until the year ends. That’s right, we’re declaring it here: June is the very best month!!!

Summer (the very best season) starts in June. June is Pride Month. June has important holidays like Juneteenth. June is the month where we celebrate dads, cats, and donuts (three pretty fantastic things). And Neil Patrick Harris, Venus Williams, and Mindy Kaling all have birthdays in June. If those three picked June to be born in, it’s gotta be the number one month, right?

At CAMP, we want to wish you the absolute best June ever — so here are some fantastically fun June activities to make that wish come true!

Celebrate Pride Month All Month!

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June is Pride month, and you can show your support and join the fun by making Pride crafts, signing up for a Pride Party with crafts and treats at your local CAMP store, taking part in your local Pride Parade, having a movie night with one of these LGBTQ-friendly family movies, or enjoying any of these fantastic family activities for Pride month

Have an Extra BIG Adventure With Disney’s Mickey & Friends at CAMP!

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For the first time ever, CAMP NYC is hosting a HUGE Disney adventure, featuring a larger-than-life play experience for anyone who loves Mickey & Friends to climb, bounce, play, and eventually save the day!

Make a Meal Out of National Donut Day

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Did you know that the first Friday in June is National Donut Day? That’s right, on June 3 this year, all Americans will gather together in reverent awe to pay our respects to the greatest food with a hole in it since Swiss Cheese. Celebrate the mighty donut with a donut party! Try some of these delicious donut recipes to make at home and invite everyone you know!

Hug Your Cat (or Any Cat) on Hug Your Cat Day

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June 4 is national Hug Your Cat Day. Don’t worry if you’ve been hugging your cat every day — just be sure to squeeze them extra tight on June 4. Treat yourself to one of these gifts for cat lovers and snuggle up with your furry friend for a classic cat-themed family movie like The Incredible Journey, Puss in Boots, The Aristocats, The Secret Life of Pets, or Cats

Celebrate Juneteenth on June 19th

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Juneteenth is a national holiday that acknowledges the emancipation of Black men, women, and children who were enslaved in the United States. Stop by your local CAMP store for free crafting activities, or try your own Juneteenth crafts at home, followed by a Juneteenth movie night.

Try to Have the Best Father's Day Ever!

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Make something special for dad at one of CAMP’s Father’s Day crafting parties, or give him a break to do whatever dad stuff dads do when they’re on a break by participating in one of our Father’s Day eve drop-off events. Don’t forget to get him a perfect Father’s Day gift (or make him one!) and celebrate his Dadliness with one of these fantastic Father’s Day family activities. Finish off the perfect Father’s Day with some delicious Father’s Day treats.

Express Your Inner Artist — or Your Inner Astronaut!

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We’ve got summertime drop-offs for kids 3 and up at Art CAMP and Cosmic CAMP. Both activities are a great way for little ones to let their imaginations soar with crafts, games, learning, and supervised play.

Have Yourself a Jolly, Jazzy June!

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WeBop is a joyful, educational experience designed to help kids appreciate and love jazz. We have WeBop events for the 2-and-under set, as well as for 3-5-year-olds. You can sign up for one session, or come to all four and learn all about the core concepts of jazz, enjoying the music of jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald and John Coltrane, and swinging and bopping along the whole time!

Try Some Fun Summer Crafts!

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We’ve got plenty of summery crafts at CAMP, from our funky “Not Your Average Birdhouse” DIY event to our Tie-Dye Slime Art extravaganzas to our mysterious “Book of Secrets” invisible ink DIY to our Suncatcher Lantern activity and so much more! Check out your local CAMP store and sign up for one of our super fun summer craft events in June.

Celebrate the First Day of Summer With Some Outdoor Activities!

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For some of us, it feels like summer’s already been here awhile, but the season officially starts on June 21! Celebrate the sun’s favorite season with one of these classic outdoor ball games, some of these fantastic outdoor crafts, or any of these marvelous outdoor toys for fun in the sun! Got a June birthday kid? Here are some of the best ways to party outdoors.