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Over 150 Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys

Summer! Sweet summer!  I have such fond memories of summers. Having all of that time to myself to do whatever I wanted to do was paradise. No school, no assignments, no pressure.  It was great.

I like to make sure that my (and your!) son’s summers are great too and I gathered over 150 fun and free summer activities for boys to share so you are sure to find some fun things to do with your boys this summer.

Give your boys a summer filled with wonder and old-fashioned fun. See over 150 summer activities chosen especially with boys in mind. There are things to do at home and on the go! Click to see the fun ideas.

Take a look at our lists while keeping your boy in mind.

  • What would he enjoy?
  • What does he really like to do?
  • What would engage him and get him learning?
  • A lot of learning happens when boys are having fun playing!

It is always nice to make a list of what you and your family want to do over summer so that the time doesn’t slip away. Each person in our family is contributing to our list so everyone gets to do their favorite things.

We compiled this big summer activities list based on things we have done in the past and things we are hoping to do in the future.  Did I mention they are all free? We like free!

Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys. Over 150 ideas. | BrainPowerBoy

Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys

Don’t forget to take plenty of time to hang out and do whatever your child feels like doing. This is super important.

Oh and . . . “I’m Bored!” doesn’t necessarily need to be fixed. 🙂 Being bored usually leads to awesome learning opportunities.

Use the links below to access all of the fun activities for boys! I broke it down into sections so it is easier to manage and you can quickly find what you want.

Summer Reading Programs

The best summer reading programs that are actually worth doing!

Great Summer Reading Programs

Store Programs

Stores have free programs and many will appeal to boys. We picked the best ones. Be sure to register ahead of time so you can get a spot.

Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys, Part 1:  Store Programs

Summer Activities On The Go

Summer offers a lot of free time and this gives you and your boys a great opportunity to get out and try something new.  Here are some wonderful ideas for you.

Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys, Part 2:  On the Go!

Summer Activities At Home

Getting out and trying something new is always fun but some days all you want to do is stay home. We’ve got you covered!

Fun and Free Summer Activities for Boys, Part 3:  At Home

Over 150 Summer Activity Ideas Geared Towards Boys | BrainPowerBoy

Boys’ learning and play go hand and hand.  So much learning happens when boys are doing things that matter to them.

Use the links above to plan your summer and if you have a moment, take a look at the articles on boys’ learning styles as well to find out what types of things your boy may enjoy.

I hope you like this list of summer activities for boys.

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