Summer Activities for Teenagers Series: The Outdoorsman

Our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series is the perfect place to find things to do in the summer! In this installment, we have lots of ideas for ‘The Outdoorsman’ in your family!

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Summer Activities for Teenagers

Set up camp…

  • Learn to put up a tent
  • Learn how to cook over an open fire
  • Set up camp in your backyard
  • Plan a family camping trip


Summer Activities for Teenagers

Sharpen your survival skills…

  • Take a first aid/CPR class
  • Build a temporary shelter
  • Learn to dress a wound
  • Learn to purify water
  • Learn to start and tend a fire without a match
  • Practice tying different types of knots
  • Study what plants/bugs/animals are safe to eat


Summer Activities for Teenagers

Study the stars…

  • Download an app that shows you where the stars are in the summer sky
  • Experiment with moon photography
  • Study a star chart and then use a telescope to find the planets and the stars

Summer Activities for Teenagers

Get close to nature…

  • Go on a bike ride
  • Go on a hike
  • Go fishing
  • Go canoeing/kayaking
  • Learn about different kinds of lures


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