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Activity for Teenagers

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Activity for Teenagers

We will be in Monterey with 61 high school music students and the plan was to spend 4 hours at the aquarium. I am now thinking this might be too much time and wonder about 2 1/2 to 3 hours in teh aquarium and then move on to something else. Our schedule for the day is flexible until our dinner reservation at 5:30.. I was wondering about going to the Asilomar State Beach, Dennis the Menace playground (who doesn't love a playground!) or some other beach area. Any suggestions would be appreciated. This needs to be a free activity.

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1. Re: Activity for Teenagers

The state beach is a beautiful area, much better at sunset though. There isn't much to do but to walk the beach and admire the scenery. But I think 4 hrs isn't too much time at the aquarium. The Dennis the Menace Park is fun, but for much younger kids. I think the parents who would be at the park with their kids may not appreciate 61 high school students taking over their park.

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2. Re: Activity for Teenagers

I would think that 61 high school students descending on Dennis the Menace playground would be rather intimidating to the much younger children using the playground. Might not be a good match.

The beach would be a better choice. There's plenty of room there to blow off energy. You don't say what time of year you'll be here. Weather may inhibit outdoor activity. Also, the surf can be hazardous, especially in winter or early spring, so make sure the 61 kids know the first rule of beach safety: Never turn your back on the ocean! Especially if they're not used to being near the ocean. But it would be a great opportunity to give them some beach time.

-Mr. Toy


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