I know the official first day of summer isn't until June 21. However, for me, summer begins once school is out and all of the extra-curriculars have ended. During the school year, my daughter is in chorus, band, jazz band, and the Technology Student Association. At the same time, she takes ballet and tap outside of school and she bowls on the weekends. Needless to say, it takes up a lot of time. The dance recital was this past weekend, thereby ending all of the school-year activities. Next Wednesday is the last day of school, which means Thursday is the first day of summer.
Of course, she does still participate in a lot of things in the summer. She has decided to pick tennis back up, plus a summer ballet class. Our school district also offers a 1-week summer band camp in July. She participates in that every year.
So, yeah, summer is almost here. It won't be a calm, relaxing summer but life would be boring then, wouldn't it?