Plan Ahead So That Your Teenage Kids Don't Spend The Summer In Front Of A Computer

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It's a good time to plan ahead for you kids summer vacation. You don't want them spending all of their time sitting in front of their computer. Rather than have your kids zone out in front of their smart phone, or computer, arrange a structured activity for them to take part in. This is better than telling them to "go out and play". You want them to have a focused activity to participate in. The best way to do this is to have them attend a specialized camp. These camps are focused around a particular activity. Below are a few of the choices you have. Pick one that fits your kids interests.

Dance Camp

This is designed for kids who want to improve their dancing technique. You can find ballet, jazz, and hip-hop classes. These classes are fun, plus they are a great physical activity. These classes are also great for kids who are into gymnastics, because it helps them with their floor routines.

If your child is focused on a particular dance, such as ballet, then the summer is a great time to get extra practice in. The camp can be an excellent addition to their regularly scheduled lessons. Contact a company like Jazz Unlimited Studio of Arts to learn more about summer dance camp. 

Chess Camp

Chess camp is designed to provide fun, yet intensive chess instruction. If your son or daughter is interested in chess, but doesn't have anyone around them who is skilled enough to teach them advanced techniques, then chess camp is a great opportunity. These camps will often feature highly ranked players who behave as day coaches. They will go over tactics and strategy and then run game simulations with the students.

Drama Camp

Perhaps you have a budding thespian in your home. If that's the case, then drama camp is the way to go. These camps are designed around performing plays and short scenes. The instructors will help them learn how to project their voice on the stage, how to move in order to engage an audience, and tricks on how to remember lines of dialogue.

Foreign Language Camp

This type of camp is one of the best ways to learn a foreign language. It is designed to be a totally immersive experience. The camp will involve day trips to museums, amusement parks, zoos, or other fun settings. The instructor, who acts as a chaperone/guide, will conduct all verbal exchanges in the particular foreign language. This brings the language learning into the real world.