Ways to be productive during the summer

Hello Designers!

The following is a list of suggestions for things to do during the summer break to be productive:

  1. Watch educational videos on YouTube
  2. Watch documentaries
  3. Volunteer (find a cause you care about)
  4. Learn a new language
  5. Read (see how many books you can read over the summer)
  6. Take a dual enrollment college course
  7. Build or fix something (these are skills that will come in handy in the future)
  8. Visit museums
  9. Start a business (babysitting, dog-walking, pet-sitting, tutoring)
  10. Pick up a new hobby (gardening, dancing, playing an instrument, photography)
  11. Participate in summer sports
  12. Learn about a country or place you don’t know much about
  13. Improve your vocabulary (vocabulary.com, enhancemyvocabulary.com)
  14. Improve your writing skills
  15. Talk to as many adults as possible about career options
  16. Create a personal website
  17. Learn sign language
  18. Organize a fundraiser
  19. Organize a book club
  20. Write a book of poetry
  21. Create a blog – edit/post often
  22. Learn CPR
  23. Cook dinner for your family (each time learn a new dish – write your own recipes – create a cookbook)
  24. Clean parks and maintain hiking trails
  25. Plant trees
  26. Assist with summer reading programs
  27. Work with children at a summer camp

And most importantly, reconnect with friends and family.  This year was tough for everyone so make sure to relax and regroup.


DVD Counseling Team