Youth 12-17

Youth 12-17 years old should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity daily. This should include vigorous intensity activities and strengthening exercises at least 3 times a week.

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Youth should also minimize the amount of sedentary time they spend each day. Too much sedentary time could be caused by high levels of screen time, increased amount of time spent indoors and extended periods of sitting.

Here are some activities you can do with 12-17 year olds:

GEOCACHING

FEATHERBALL

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

CAPTURE THE FLAG

Other Resources

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Youth Poster

Build Your Own Lesson Plan

If you have a new activity that you think fits this age group that you would like to share with us please contact Carla Sullivan at (709) 729-0569 or email physicalactivity@recreationnl.com