Unplugging from time to time is good for your mental health and can help you rejuvenate after a long school year. Summer is the perfect time to take a step back from technology, spend time outside, and enjoy yourself away from screens. Check out this blog from Medicareful for more information on the benefits of unplugging. So, what else can you do this summer?
- Attend one of our many library programs
- Visit the library and check out a new book—bonus points if you read outside on a nice day
- Check out a Michigan Activity Pass that provides free or reduced-price access to hundreds of parks, museums and other institutions
- Check out our list of 104 things to do over summer break
- Make a summer bucket list (on paper!) and challenge yourself to complete your whole list
Looking for more ideas? Check out these websites with tons of suggestions:
- Student Den’s 100 things for teens to do this summer
- It's Always Autumn's list of 100 summer activities for teens and tweens
- Bucket List Journey’s 100+ fun things every teenager should do
Check out one of these books to learn something new this summer. Some of these titles cover fun things to do without a screen, while others cover ways to relax and reset before school begins.