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Fun Youth Activities

Updated April 17, 2017

Planning a fun youth activity is possible in most locations, as activities vary along with interests and hobbies. Joining a group or a club is a great way to get involved with a new youth activity. Other possibilities include starting your own business or learning to play a new instrument.

Club or Group

Joining a club or a group that is related to your interests or hobbies can be a great way to meet like-minded people and expand your knowledge and skills. Join a school club or sports team, or a community club, which is generally hosted within the city or at a community centre. Some clubs or groups include arts and crafts, music, or acting and drama. Call your local city hall for more information on local clubs, events and craft shows to visit near you to find out how to join.

Outdoor Sports

Outdoor activities vary depending on your location and area weather. Outdoor sports include baseball, tennis, football, basketball, kickball, volleyball, or even frisbee. Swimming outdoors is another great way to meet people while getting plenty of exercise.

Start a Business

Brainstorm ideas on creating your own business, which will allow you to express yourself creatively, earn money and save for your future. Some business ideas include tutoring, blogging or offering digital-design services. When blogging or creating online, get your parents' permission, as website-age requirements vary depending on your state. If you are over 13 years of age, most states allow digital blogging and design online. A popular free program for digital design is GIMP. You can also sell crafts at local arts and craft fairs, do fund-raising for specific upcoming events, or open a babysitting service.

Learn Something New

Learn a new skill or hobby to expand your knowledge and save yourself from boredom, such as computer programming or social-media techniques for building brands and using your voice online to share information. Learn more on subjects that interest you outside of school, including history, astronomy or even biology, using your city and school libraries to find books filled with information. Internet resource websites, such as Kids Know It and Enchanted Learning, feature free articles and lessons on various school subjects to print and read. Some other new hobbies may include learning martial arts or how to cook and bake specific dishes or courses.

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Alexandra Bee has been actively involved in publishing social-media content and information since 2004, reaching millions of readers within graphic design and Internet tutorial communities. Bee writes on topics from all walks of life ranging from beauty and fashion tips to computer programming.