We all know that school can be boring, but when that boredom transfers over into your after-school life, it may be time to find a new activity to sink your time into. For Chanhassen High Schoolers, there are a wide variety of things to do throughout your bustling hometown and the state of Minnesota itself, giving you the opportunity to start a new club, create something new, take a trip to a new destination, or something else altogether.
Regardless of your interests, here are a few fun activity ideas that you can do as a student at Chanhassen High School — both in and out of the classroom — check ‘em out!
Enjoy A Piece Of Music History
Living in Chanhassen, you’re among music royalty thanks to Paisley Park, the former residence of music legend Prince. Not only is it a remarkable house on its own, it recently opened as a museum and tribute to the late artist. Here, you’ll get the chance to tour the property where he created and performed his most iconic hits. It’s a fascinating piece of local history and may even inspire you to tackle your own musical ambitions.
Sign Up For An Activity Club
As a part of the Chanhassen Storm student body, you have the opportunity to join many different extracurricular organizations. Find traditional groups centered around athletics, academia and band, or more niche clubs like the Stormbots Robotics and Chemical Awareness & Prevention (CAP) clubs. If you’re looking to pursue interests outside the classroom, start your own club and draw up interest through your social media accounts. You can start a group around anything, whether it’s video games, computing, fashion, music or movies.
Go On A Date
Chanhassen is home to many things to do, from wonderful restaurants, recreation areas and entertainment venues, among other places to explore. There are plenty of hip spots that are sure to impress your date outside of high school dances, from catching a memorable dinner and show at the famous Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, enjoying a lavish dinner at Soya Sushi & Grill or taking a romantic walk around one of the many lakes in the area, including Minnewashta and Lake Lucy.
Build a PC
It’s never been easier to build your very own personal computer that’s built specifically to your liking. From video games to digital art to mixing music and editing video, a powerful PC can keep you entertained indefinitely while challenging your technical prowess. There are many ways to go about building your own computer — check out this guide from Wired for step-by-step instructions.
Go On A Trip
If you’ve always dreamt of venturing into uncharted territory, there are many wonderful destinations in the midwest that are accessible to those living in Chanhassen. Plan your first short trip and spend the day scratching your traveling itch. Make a day trip to Duluth, drive through the rolling plains of southern Minnesota, or explore nearby states like Wisconsin, the Dakotas and Iowa — there are a ton of options that make an easy trip for a young adult.
Sign Up For Flight School
For those that want to impress their friends while learning a skill that will open up opportunities in the future, flying lessons are a great activity for Chanhassen High School students to participate in. Not only is it a rewarding accomplishment when you master the cockpit controls, but you can start flying lessons at almost any age, even well before you can drive a car. You simply need to be 16 to fly solo and 17 to receive official certification. Plus, your college applications will enjoy a boost and you can set yourself up for a career in aviation down the road. If you’re in high school and want to learn how to fly, take a look at Inflight Pilot Training’s Discovery Flight option. You get the chance to harness the controls and soar the skies, while gaining introductory instruction on piloting an airplane from a professional.
Are you interested in taking flying lessons?
Taking control of an airplane and soaring the skies under the guidance of a professional pilot is an exciting experience and one that’s likely to become a lifelong passion. With our help, you can achieve the certification you want and set yourself up for future success in your education and career endeavors. All it takes to get started is a quick call or email to Inflight Pilot Training to learn more about our curriculum and schedule your first flight lesson.
For additional information on Inflight training programs, contact us today or call (952) 698-3000.