Summer can be a great reminder that time is FLEETING. The last day of school feels like yesterday and the first day of school feels like tomorrow. Bummer. If you’re feeling like you didn’t get to do anything this summer, don’t freak out, there’s plenty of fun left to be had. You have one epic month to get some fun in before it’s all homework, tests, and school lunch.
Can’t think of where to start? We’ve got a list for you. Here’s 21 things to do before summer ends!
Have A Clothing SwapNeed a new wardrobe for school? No problem. Have a clothing swap with your friends. Trade accessories, tops, and that cute skirt you've been eyeing on your BFF. ShutterStock.com
Finish An Art ProjectDoesn't matter if it's pottery, DIY jewelry, or one of Jamie's gems. You'll have something one-of-a-kind with your own personal touch. ShutterStock.com
Write A Letter To Your BFFWhen school lets out you don't get to see all of your buddies during the summer. That can be a total bummer. Write your bestie a letter to catch up before the school year. ShutterStock.com
Have A Potluck PicnicFood. Outdoors. Just an easygoing, good time with your friends. ShutterStock.com
Go To An Amusement ParkWho doesn't love a good roller coaster? Grab a bunch of friends, eat a ton of junk food, and stay all night long. ShutterStock.com
Host A TV Marathon . . .of that awesome '90s show you've been dying to see. Watch an entire season over the weekend--exhausting fun. ShutterStock.com
VolunteerGo on a charity walk or offer some of your time at a shelter. You'll feel pretty great spending a day giving back to others! ShutterStock.com
Give Up Your ViceWhether it's coffee, dessert or saying too many "bad words" giving up your vice for a week will have some interesting consequences. ShutterStock.com
Quit Your Summer JobDitch the job two weeks before you're expected too. Enjoy your free time. You only live once. ShutterStock.com
Read A BookIt doesn't matter if it's Shakespeare or 50 Shades of Grey. Get those brain juices flowing and that imagination going. ShutterStock.com
Write Fan Fiction!You know you're obsessed with your favorite show (Dr. Who? Vampire Diaries?). Get out that laptop and write stories about your favorite characters. ShutterStock.com
Stay Out Until SunriseThere's nothing like a summer sunrise when you're out with your friends that'll make you feel a little more alive. ShutterStock.com
Run With A TrendGet down with a hot trend. Sport some neons, floral shorts, or a slinky maxi dress. ShutterStock.com
Clean Out Your ClosetThen donate EVERYTHING you don't want to charity because someone else really NEEDS it. ShutterStock.com
Write A Winter Love LetterMake a list of everything you miss about winter. When the first snow storm hits read it to remind yourself of why it's not so bad. ShutterStock.com
Plan AheadMake a list of goals for next semester. Plan on joining a club or nailing that A in algebra! ShutterStock.com
Veg Out Under The SunBut wear sunscreen. Lying in the park on a grassy day with your iPod, doing nothing, that's what summer vacation is for. ShutterStock.com
Get ActiveTake a yoga or dance class. Play a sport or go jogging. Get that body moving. You'll feel amazing after breaking a sweat. ShutterStock.com
Go SwimmingIt's obvious, but so many of us miss out on the chance to splash in the water. ShutterStock.com
Learn To Cook A MealNot Easy-Mac! This will come in handy freshman year of college or when you want to impress a date. ShutterStock.com
Go Barefoot For A DayBe one with Mother Nature. Ditch the heels, sandals and wedges. ShutterStock.com
Have you done any of these? What’s on your summer to-do list? Let us know in the comments!