Getting involved in extracurricular activities helps a teens in these ways:
- Helps your teen define who they are through positive interests and experiences.
- Introduces teens to like-minded peers, building self-confidence.
- Teens learn to handle responsibilities, use teamwork and other positive traits.
- Keeps teens busy and drives away boredom.
More Getting your Teen Involved Resources: How to Promote a Positive Volunteer Experience Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens 4 Reasons Your Teen Needs a Hobby Be Your Teen’s Biggest Fan Ten Tactics Parents Use to Stay Involved