Doing Something Helpful
Volunteer: It be fun, enjoyable and the best it’ll look awesome on a resume or college application. Good ideas to volunteer is a local animal shelter or retirement center, but depending upon where one lives not the only possibilities.
-Look into possibilities at women’s shelters, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, clean up a park, helping in an urban community garden.
Be a Big Buddy: Some children might not have siblings or two parents, some might be foster kids or need better influence, you get to be an older teen and hang out with a child or younger teen as a good influence.
-If you can’t find a program in your area, ask a teacher at an elementary or middle school if they can help you find a little buddy. Don’t think of this as babysitting without pay, but like another form of volunteering. You might end up with new friend for life.
Play a Sport: You can join a program for certain sports during the summer season to practice.These are especially important if you want to try to get a scholarship to college for a certain sport.
Get a Summer Job: You’ll be earring some pocket money and will be occupied. Get a job where it will be fun. Some places to consider apply are pizza shop, ice cream shop, the mall, the zoo etc… You can also try to get an internship if you want to get more experience related to a specific career.
Take an SAT prep course: If you’re planning to take SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), show college you are ready, consider taking a prep class over the summer. You’ll meet new people and improve your chances of doing well on the SAT.
Enjoy the rest of your summer and be ready for the upcoming scholar year !!