Spending time outdoors in the summer cultivates a whole new set of adventures that we just don't get from our other seasons; those are preoccupied by the school calendar, alarm clocks, and busy schedules. From family vacations to camp outs, summer is when fireflies get captured, watermelons get eaten, lawns get trampled on with bare feet, and tree houses get built -- even imaginary ones.
The summer presents us with additional hours to enjoy without the worry of alarms sounding off in the morning, and experience the outdoors under a different kind of light... moon light.
Nature takes on a whole new face in the evening. Here are some activities that will evoke creativity of your own this summer:
How do you play outdoors during your summer nights? Let us know!
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