Guest Author - Dominique Jordan
Every year, hundreds of thousands of young people venture into an inevitable part of the school year that sends shivers down their spines. It excites them and stimulates every sense in their body. It is a time of relaxation and a chance to make everlasting memories.
This time, of course, is spring break. It goes without saying that many teens know exactly how theyíre going to spend their spring break. But for those who arenít so lucky, itís pretty obvious that those careful young teens may need a little assistance with how theyíre going to spend an entire week away from the stress of daily academia.
Below are a few tips on how to make your spring break unforgettable.
1. Go to the beach. The beach is a wonderful idea for any teen who loves the outdoors and the sensation of sand between their toes. At the beach, there are lots of ways to spend a warm afternoon.
The sun is shining, people are smiling, and the sound of the waves lapping on the shore is phenomenal. All of these things are more than enough reasons to enjoy the beach.
While there, take the time to take lots of pictures, swim in the ocean, surf, or even build a sandcastle. Itís all up to you!
2. Volunteer. This is another ideal way to spend spring break. Volunteering not only makes you feel good, but it looks excellent on a resume when applying to various colleges and jobs.
Taking a little time out of your schedule to cater to the needs of another individual or any other worthy cause will allow you to bring a little joy into the life of someone else.
That sense of gratification alone is a great reason to spend your spring break doing volunteer work.
3. Have a picnic with friends. Enjoying the bright, sunny weather with the people who are closest to you and enjoying delicious food is another great way to spend your spring break.
It is a great way to catch up on gossip and share other things with your friends while taking in lots of sun and the smell of the great outdoors.
4. Go to an amusement park. An amusement park is a great way to spend time with family and friends while enjoying various rides, eating cotton candy, and playing games for prizes like stuffed animals and a live goldfish.
5. Visit a museum or a zoo. A museum is an educational option to spending spring break. Museums offer us insights into different historical aspects of the world around us that we may not have experienced before.
Many museums around the country even allow their visitors interactive ways to learn about things like art, items from outer space, or even fossils. Speaking of fossils, why not visit some animals that arenít extinct yet?
This is made possible by visiting your local zoo. The zoo has lots of fun things for you to partake in, including shows and a chance to actually pet and feed some of the animals.
A chance encounter with a lion cub or a bear is definitely a reason to visit the zoo during spring break.
So donít spend your spring break inside. Get out! Enjoy yourself! Make the most of the time that is given to you. You only have one week, so enjoy it.