CHECK OUT SOME SUGGESTIONS FROM OUR KIDS MINISTRY OF SUMMER ACTIVITIES THAT ARE GREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY:

  • 1. Visit the bears at the Baylor bear enclosure and get a snack at the student union building
  • 2. Go to Baylor with your swimming gear and play in the fountains at the science building
  • 3. Ride bikes around campus
  • 4. Have a picnic on Fountain Mall, be sure to bring a frisbee or ball to play after you eat
  • 5. Go to the Waco Library, click here for a full list of their summer program events
  • 6. Go swimming at Tonkawa Falls
  • 7. Have lunch at the food trucks and play games on the lawn at Magnolia
  • 8. Spend an afternoon at the Mayborn Museum (admission is free on the first Sunday of every month)
  • 9. Picnic at Mountainview park, the park includes a playground and water features
  • 10. Visit Cameron Park:
    • Picnic at Pecan Bottoms and Splash Pad
    • Walk the River Trail and feed the ducks
    • Climb Jacob’s Ladder
    • Hike around Proctor Springs (be sure to find the spring)
    • Bike down one of the trails
  • 11. Check out the Dr Pepper Museum
  • 12. Take a swim at the YMCA outdoor pool – a day pass is $5 per child and $10 per adult
  • 13. Jump around at Urban Air
  • 14. Visit Cameron Park Zoo, check out their list of summer events
  • 15. Check out the Mammoth Cave
  • 16. Play putt putt or go go-kart racing at Lion’s Park
  • 17. Visit Hawaiian Falls
  • 18. Rent paddleboards or kayaks from Waco Paddle Company and head out on the Brazos
  • 19. Go to the Farmer’s Market on Saturday morning
  • 20. Beat the heat and stop by Coco’s for a snow cone