Looking for something to do this summer? The staff at Lansing Christian School put together this list of area to-dos that will keep your kids learning and active all summer. A fantastic resource not only for summer, but all year long!


Air Zoo in Kalamazoo

Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek

Brenke Fish Ladder in Lansing

Capital Area District Libraries
Visit one of the areas 14 libraries for a variety of events and programs. Plus, explore a Universe of Stories this summer with when you take part in the CADL Summer Reading Program: The more you read, the more awesome prizes you can get! There’s a reading challenge for all ages. Registration is free online or at any branch of the Capital Area District Library.

Carl G. Fenner Nature Center in Lansing

Eli Broad Art Museum in East Lansing

Fun Tyme Adventure Park in Grand Ledge

Frances Park in Lansing

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum in Grand Rapids

Grand Woods Park in Lansing

Greater Lansing Visitors Center in Lansing

Hawk Island Park & Splash Pad in Lansing

The Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village in Dearborn

Impression 5 in Lansing

John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids

The Lansing River Trail in Lansing

The Ledges Hiking Trails in Grand Ledge

Lugnuts Stadium, Jackson Field in Lansing

McCormick Park in Williamston

Meridian Historic Village in Okemos

Michigan History Center in Lansing

Michigan State Capitol in Lansing

Potter Park Zoo in Lansing

Preuss Pets in Lansing

RE Olds Museum in Lansing

Spare Time Family Fun Center in Lansing

Woldumar Nature Center in Lansing

Zap Zone: Lazer Tag, Bumper Cars, Mini Golf & Arcade in Lansing


Friday Night Concert Series at Lake Lansing Park South

Ingham County Fair July 31 – August 5th

Kid’s Day at Sharp Park on Wednesday, August 9, 11 am-3 pm

MSU CHILDREN’S GARDENS: There are many opportunities for all different kinds of fun in the MSU Children’s Garden this summer. Spend an afternoon exploring, or attend an event. Note: Some events require registration and/or have a fee.