You are a parent, you want to spend quality time with your family and enjoy some outdoor activity but everything seems to be too expensive for your pockets. And as a good parent, you’re scared that your not so great financial situation might steal joy from your kids’ childhood. So what would you do? Do not worry, we are here to help you with 5 useful tips.
First of all: Check out Museums for All. It is a program that offers food stamp recipients discounted entrance fees to children’s museums everywhere in the US. On the website, you can find lists a variety of museums that participate.
Apply for a YMCA scholarship. This scholarship offers low-cost programs and scholarships to financially needy families. You need to fill out a form, submit a few proofs of residency, and attach a copy of my tax return.
Also, learn more about scholarships available in your area. There are way more than you think!
Some might offer free activities or classes!
Moreover, we suggest you get informed about Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. This program matches at-risk youth with adult mentors. Not only that, kids who signed up have access to a multitude of donated community events.
Also, check out if a place offers free entrance days. Sometimes the zoo has a free entrance as well as museums or at least a discounted one. If you follow these steps and plan accordingly, your kids will have the time of their life!