PCA 2020

Activities

Calgary on the Cheap: Ten Money-Saving Tips for Back to School

Welcome to the back-to-school edition of Calgary on the Cheap, where you’ll find helpful advice for budget-friendly family fun and tips on keeping your costs down for back-to-school shopping. Here are 10 tips for sticking to the budget at this costly time of year.

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10 Ways to Create Lasting Memories this Summer (Without Breaking the Bank!)

Summer is a perfect time to do things with your kids that just might make some lasting memories. These times will never present themselves again, because next summer your child will be one year older (you will, too) and they may not appreciate the family experience as much as they would this year.

Here are some suggestions. This isn't a mandatory list, so there's no need to become compulsive and do everything. In fact, one or more of these might give you your own ideas. It may be one of the things that bring a smile to your child's face long after they become an adult.

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Making the Transition to Summer Easier

Summer vacation brings a welcome break to the hustle and bustle of the school year. For some parents, however, the mere thought of an extended break from the routine and structure that the school year offers is enough to make them feel like they need a one-way ticket to a vacation island of their own. Whether you’re eagerly anticipating the summer months or dreading their return, the following are a few things you can do to ensure a smooth transition into the summer break and ensure you make the most of your family time together.

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Summer Fun on a Dime

Looking for affordable yet fun activities to fill up those long dog days of summer? Look no further. Homemade fun can be creative and economical.

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