It’s easy to find summer fun in Wisconsin

Evan Halpop, Staff writer

Many students find summer boring without something fun to do in addition to working a summer job. However, with the cost of entertainment on the rise, options are becoming pricey. Here are some alternatives for summer fun that are cost-friendly.

Highway 18 Outdoor Theatre just outside Jefferson, Wis. is a fun way to watch a movie. The theatre has a great variety of food, including a gluten free option. The theatre shows first-run movies, and a $9 adult ticket will get the viewer in for a double feature. Check it out online at

Any of the Wisconsin State Parks are good for camping. Devil’s Lake, which is located up around the Wisconsin Dells area, is generally the most popular and fills up for camping pretty fast. Governor Dodge State Park, located by Dodgeville, Wis. and Peninsula State Park, located in Door County are both excellent alternatives to when Devil’s Lake is overcrowded with campers.

There are many choices in Wisconsin to go camping. Check out the DNR website for more details on other campsites and pricing at

The Madison area has plenty of bike trails, and it is easy to spend an entire day exploring the trails. Here is a link to show all of the Madison Area bike trails:

“Concerts on the Square” is a weekly musical event located on the Capitol Square every Wednesday starting on June 25 and running until July 30. The concert is located on the King Street corner of the Capitol Square and begins at 7 p.m.  For full listings of who is playing visit