Are you finished with high school and ready to kick off an amazing summer before heading to college in the fall? If you answered ‘yes’ to the previous question, Senior week in Ocean City, Maryland is the answer you have been looking for. Senior Week in Ocean City is typically the week after your school holds graduation, so the deals and associated events run throughout June.
Many Ocean City hotels offer Senior Week specials and Play it Safe (a local organization dedicated to helping senior weekers have an exciting and safe beach trip) hosts numerous weekly events, like beach volleyball, pizza eating contests, dance parties, and more, for FREE. Play it Safe also offers bus wristband that allows senior weekers to travel on the bus for free the duration of their trip.
When you’re not bouncing around on the bus between free Play it Safe events, consider strolling the Boardwalk and checking out all the sights, sounds, shops, and rides; getting wet and wild with a jet ski, parasailing, or jetovator ride from Odyssea Watersports or the numerous rental companies in Ocean City; taking a trip to explore the serene beauty of Assateague, including its world-famous wild ponies; dancing the night away at H20- Ocean City’s only under-21 dance club; or just lounging on the beach while enjoying the freedom of graduation.
Regardless of how you choose to spend it, your college graduation isn’t complete until you experience the rights of passage known as Senior Week in Ocean City, so pack your bathing suits, shades, and suntan lotion, gather your friends, and head east for a week that you are sure to remember for the rest of your life. Making life-long memories isn’t always easy, but the following activity guide will help you to make the most of your vacation, and make you forget all about that summer job your parents are making you get when you get home.