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What can I do with my seveteen yr old over the summer on her down time?

because she is seventeen yrs old I try to keep her very active. She loves boys way too much so I have lots of stuff for her to do. But over the summer there are way to many hours of the day to fill what can I do?

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Asked by 3downandonetogo at 2:25 PM on Jun. 3, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • She should get a job!

    Answer by missanc at 2:26 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

    community service hours look great on college applications

    Answer by Verrine at 2:28 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • she should volunteer at an animal shelter or work part time somewhere. you could also send her to be a camp counselor somewhere.

    Answer by Bugzmomma at 2:28 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • Go to the public pool together

    Answer by campbellb3421 at 2:29 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • Volunteering, a job is great, working out together.

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:31 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • Volunteer at the Library or get a job definitly!

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 2:31 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • I agree with pp's who said a job, a paying one or a volunteer one!

    Answer by kimigogo at 2:31 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • Teens who are working (paid or not) have much less idle time to sit around and find trouble. Volunteering looks great for a well rounded kid on college apps. My Mom used to tell my brother "Yes, you are working this summer. It is impossible to get someone pregnant when flipping burgers or mopping floors"..LOL

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 2:44 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • She can get a summer job!

    Answer by dancer at 2:57 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • At that age I had both a paying job (year-round, grocery store) and I also volunteered quite a few hours a week at the nursing home, with the activities department (helped residents to the "game room", helped them play games, helped with crafts, etc - it was fun, rewarding, and a good place to spend time.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:04 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

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