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Summer Activities for High School Students

Mayuri Kulkarni
Find yourself, find your true calling, find out what makes you happy, bring out the philanthropic side of you, develop a hobby, get out in the real world and feel what it is like to be out there. Make good use of your summer break this time around and experience true happiness.
Summer always brings many good things with it. No wonder, summer vacation is the most awaited time of the year. But, you may get bored if you do nothing and spend the days lazing around. This time, make it exciting by doing something wonderful. Take a look at some beautiful activities, given here, that will keep you occupied through your summer break.

Go Social

Enjoy the summer vacation by partying and hanging out with your dear friends! To make it more enjoyable, you can arrange a theme-based party or host one at a beautiful and mesmerizing venue. The beach is one of the best places to party with friends.
So, if you live by a shore, arrange a beach party and let your hair loose. Theme-based parties like Hollywood party, masquerade party, and Toga party are always a hit.
You can even arrange a movie screening with friends at home or head to the cinema hall, or spend an eventful day at an amusement park. If you love gaming or sport activities, then go for bowling, snooker, or join a swimming club and learn swimming with your friends.

Develop a Hobby

Since you have lot of spare time during the summer vacation, you can use it for developing a new hobby. There are so many new things you can learn. If you are interested in music or in playing a musical instrument, then join a music class.
If you are good at arts and crafts, then make handmade craft items like scented candles, soaps, bracelets, etc. You can gift these crafts to your friends, or even make some money by selling them. If you love photography, then, take good pictures of family and friends and prepare a nice scrapbook with them.
Students interested in dance and other cultural activities can learn a new dance form or join a drama school and improve their stage skills.

Find a Summer Job

One of the most popular and 'profitable' summer activities is taking up a summer job. It can be one of the best ways to utilize the vacation period. With this you will not only earn some money for yourself, but you will also get a good exposure to the business world. There are many summer jobs for kids who are 15 years old and above.
You can work as a waiter/waitress or a cashier at a restaurant, or you may work as a library worker. You may even work for amusement and theme parks. Or you may babysit, where you can earn a good amount of money. So, choose a job that appeals you the most. But, make sure you apply for it at least a month before your summer vacation starts.

Take a Trip

Summer is the best time to go on a vacation trip with family and friends. National parks, ancient monuments, beaches are some summer vacation spots. So find out the best weekend gateway and have a nice and relaxed trip with your near and dear ones.
Talking the dog for a walk, cooking food for the family, mowing the lawn, are some daily activities that you can indulge in. These were some ideas and suggestions. Think you found your calling somewhere else? Go ahead and take it up and make this summer break different than the others.