How to Find Activities for Homeschooled Teens When There Isn’t a Local Homeschool Group?2 min read
There are so many activities for homeschooled teens in our area that I often get asked about when a local homeschool group is not available. In this article, you will get some of the ideas that help you with planning activities for your teen. If you’re not a member of a homeschool group, this helps.
Sports for your Teen: If your teen is an athletic player, consider trying out sports that aren’t school-based. These can be great opportunities for teens who are home-schooled.
Getting involved in running clubs is a great way for teens to get fit and healthy. If your child would like to be involved in a running club, check to see if your town has one. This will be great for them!
Sports and travel: There are also various team sports that are also school-based, such as flag football. These teams are also known as travel teams. If you’re a teen athlete who doesn’t play for your school, these options may be worth exploring.
Get them started with Arts: If your teen is more inclined to the arts, then consider attending a theater. There are many local theaters that cater to both teens and adults.
There are a variety of art galleries and stores in our area that carry a variety of classes for both kids and adults.
If your teen is homeschooled, check if your town has a Toastmasters Club. There’s also a class at your local library that will teach them how to speak.
Introduce them to Photography: If your local community college doesn’t offer continuing education classes in photography, check with them to see if they do. There are many great online classes out there.
Let them do some music: Private music lessons are also available in various areas. Get to know your kids and provide what they like. Music will be a great thing your child can learn if they are really interested.
Family Activities: Having plenty of family time is also beneficial for teens. There are many simple and fun activities that can be found in the same vein.
- Horseback riding
- Rock climbing
- Other activities
Other Activities: If your local rec center, church, or community college has programs for deaf and hearing people, then ask around. There used to be a deaf and hearing group at a local coffee shop.
As parents, we always try to make sure that we finish the school year on a positive note. It’s also a time when our kids start to wane. There are many resources out there that can help keep both of you and your teen motivated. Try these amazing activities and let your child develop the activities.