Summer Activities for Teenagers Series

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Join us for our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series! Over 365 summer activities for teenagers in 17 different interest categories! Unleash your teenager’s creativity and inspire them to discover a lifelong passion!

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Your teenager (and everyone else in the family) will never run out of cool things to do this summer with our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series! Most of these ideas can be done at home individually or with family members or friends. Many can be turned into entrepreneurial opportunities, too!


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Click on the links below to see the ideas in each category.

Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Animal Lover

For the one who wants all the pets, dreams of being a veterinarian, and has an extraordinary collection of stuffed animals…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Artist

For the one who is constantly doodling, wants to paint murals on their bedroom walls, and always has an endless supply of paintbrushes that haven’t been washed out…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Athlete

For the one who plays all the sports, wants an in-home gym, and dreams of being a professional athlete…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Builder

For the one who designs the best forts, builds the most intricate block structures, and loves to wander through Home Depot and dream about their next project…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Computer Whiz

For the one who does coding for fun, always figures out your technical issues, and wants to design and build their own computer…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Crafter

For the one who always has a craft project going, has a box of random items that they might use to make something someday, and provides you with the most unique handmade decor for you to display in your home…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Entertainer

For the one who is always making you laugh, wants you to build a stage in your living room, and demands attention (without even knowing they’re doing it) any time they enter a room…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Fashionista

For the one who loves to shop, borrows your clothes and makeup, and has always had their own unique style…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Foodie

For the one who could cook a whole meal from scratch for the family before they were ten, asks for baking supplies for Christmas, and watches The Food Network every day…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Gamer

For the one who always asks the family to play a board game with them…

Or for the one you never see who has more conversations with their online gaming friends than they do with the people that they live in the same house with…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Gardener

For the one who has their own flower garden, fills the window ledge over your kitchen sink with tiny seedlings, and asks you to help them build raised garden beds in your backyard…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Mechanic

For the one who could fix their own bicycle almost as soon as they could ride it, wants their first car to be something old that they can work on, and always offers to fix your small appliances when they break…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Musician

For the one who spends hours practicing their instrument, has a song for every moment of life, and already has a list of cities for the tour they’re going to do with the band they just put together…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Outdoorsman

For the one who is always outside, loves to go camping and hiking, and wants to win Survivor one day…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Photographer and Videographer

For the one who is always snapping a photo, shooting a short film, or editing their last batch of content…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Storyteller

For the one who is always saying “just one more chapter”, already has the first screenplay written for a trilogy they have planned, or retells every moment of their day in dramatic detail…


Summer Activities for Teenagers: The Traveler

For the one who dreams of far off places, loves to help plan the next family road trip, and can tell you the name of their favorite travel influencer on social media…

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Click on the links above to see the ideas in each of the 17 different interest categories!


Want the whole Summer Activities for Teenagers Series in one place?


No bored teenagers this summer! Plenty of fun stuff to do every day! Wouldn’t it be awesome if your teenagers discovered something this summer that they are really passionate about and could turn into a lifetime career?!

We hope our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series will be a source of endless fun and self-discovery!


Have an amazing summer!


Disclaimer: All activities in this series may not be suitable for every teenager. It is the responsibility of parents/guardians to determine whether their teens are of appropriate age, maturity, and ability to participate in any given activity. It’s a Joyous Journey LLC takes no responsibility for any accident, injury, behavior, damage, etc. resulting from any person’s involvement in any activity listed in this series. Please note that many activities involve the internet/social media. We take no responsibility for any content on any website other than our own. Please monitor your teen according to your own family’s internet/social media guidelines.

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I love to share my passion for family, faith, learning, and adventure! I am a worship pastor's wife, a homeschool mom, a former public school teacher and counselor, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology. My heart is to encourage and support families who are homeschooling kids with ADHD, homeschooling high school, and raising teenagers. I'm so excited for you to follow along on this joyous journey!

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