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Summer Scoops: FREE and Low Cost Local Programs

Summer Scoops: FREE and Low Cost Local Programs

As parents, we know all know that summer break can be so fun, but it can also feel daunting to constantly try to find activities that won’t cost a fortune! We’ve compiled a big list of activities and programs in our area that will help you stay on budget and have fun at the same time.


🥪FREE Lunch Programs:

Bloomsburg Area School District

PROGRAM: Free Summer Meals
DATES: June 10-August 2; 11:30am-12:15pm
WHO: All children under 18
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Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library (Northumberland)

PROGRAM: Free Brown Bag Summer Lunches (Provided by Milton YMCA)
DATES: Begins June 3; 11am-12pm
*The lunches must be eaten at the library.
*Lunches will consist of a sandwich, fruit, veggie, and milk.
WHO: All children under 18
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Milton Public Library

PROGRAM: Free Lunches at the Library
DATES: June 12-August 14; Wednesdays at 12:00pm
WHO: All children under 18
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Oppenheimer Playground (Sunbury)

PROGRAM: Free Lunches at the Playground
DATES: Summer-Monday-Friday at 11:30pm
WHO: All children under 18
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Summer Food Programs in Milton, Sunbury, Mifflinburg, & Lewisburg Areas

PROGRAM: Milton YMCA Summer Food Program
DATES: Summer- Monday-Friday; times and locations vary
WHO: All children under 18
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Watsontown Park Kids Cafe

PROGRAM: Kids Cafe Free Lunches; Activities & Summer Reading with Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Library
DATES: Summer-Monday-Friday; 11:00am-12:30pm
WHO: All children under 18
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📚Summer Reading Programs- Local Libraries

Each library in our area has a slightly different, FREE (or very low cost) program going on! Check out our Summer Reading Guide to learn more!


FREE Upcoming Events!

Our calendar is chock full of great FREE/low cost events!


🌞Free Summer Camps

Our Summer Camps Finder has a large listing of FREE or very low cost camps in our 5 counties; check them out!
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Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Our VBS Guide has lots of FREE opportunities through many local churches
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Milton Community Center

PROGRAM: A special program on select Thursdays from 5:00-7:00pm that explores loose parts play, outdoor recreation, and playgrounds. These projects are part of their Fun Factory Summer Camp and in partnership with the Milton YMCA.
DATES: June 20; June 27; July 18; July 25; August 15
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👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Free/Low Cost Community Programming

Campus Theatre (Lewisburg)

PROGRAM: Free Family Film Series
DATES: June 4-August 13; Tuesdays at 1:00pm
AGE GROUPS: All Ages- something for everyone!
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PROGRAM: Monday Marquee Movies
DATES: July 1-August 19; Mondays at 7:00pm
AGE GROUPS: Different Ages- something for everyone!
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Oppenheimer Playground (Sunbury)

PROGRAM: Lots of FREE activities all summer long
-Every Wednesday, 12:30-1:30pm: Reading is Fun with Lisa Mertz
DATES: (See graphic for details)
AGE GROUPS: All Ages
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Eagles Mere Conservancy (Sullivan County)

PROGRAM: Lots of FREE educational programming all summer long for different interests- STEM, STEAM, nature, and more
DATES: June-August; 10:00am (check detailed calendar/listing for pop-up and one-off events)
AGE GROUPS: All ages
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Rohrbach’s Farm (Catawissa)

PROGRAM: Kids Summer Workshops
DATES: June 13-August 15; check schedule for details
AGE GROUPS: Ideal for 3-10 years
COST: $1/child
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Komotion Dance Program (Danville)

PROGRAM: Free Community Dance Classes
DATES: June 12; 19; 26; July 3; 17; 24; 31
5:00-5:45 (primary/intermediate school)
6:00-6:45 (middle-high school)
AGE: Elementary through High School
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Tips for Free Summer Enjoyment

😎Enjoy local parks and playgrounds: Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy a playground or park for a day
-Check out our directory listing for Outdoor Activities for lots of options!
😎Do a day in nature:
-Check out our Family Friendly Trails Guide for lots of fun places to explore
-Check out our Day Trips Guide for a great list of local state parks and nature excursions
-Check out our Swimming Guide for a list of places to swim in nature


🏛️Free/Low Cost Museum Days

PROGRAM: Third Tuesday of the month is $2 Tuesday!
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🎶Free Summer Concert Series

PROGRAM: Bloomsburg Town Park Concert Series
DATES: June 5-August 1; See listing for specific dates
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PROGRAM: Danville Summer Concert Series @ Memorial Park
DATES: June 4-August 6; See listing for specific dates
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PROGRAM: Berwick Summer Concert Series @ The Jackson Mansion
DATES: June 6-September 5; See listing for specific dates
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PROGRAM: Music in the Park @ King Street Park (Northumberland)
DATES: June 3-August 26; See listing for specific dates
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PROGRAM: Music in Cameron Park (Sunbury)
DATES: June 4-August 15; See listing for specific dates
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PROGRAM: Music in Kehler Memorial Park (Shamokin)
DATES: June 1-September 21; See listing for specific dates
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PROGRAM: Regional (Susquehanna Valley) Music Listings
DATES: See listing for specific dates
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Don’t See Your Favorite Free/Low Cost Programming Listed?