Extracurricular Activities for Online Learners

Discover how online students stay connected and social while playing, creating, sharing, and celebrating their passions.

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National Activities

From exhilarating competitions to collaborative projects, K12’s national activities provide diverse opportunities for learners across the country to connect and explore.

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Innovation Challenge

A powerful incubator for new ideas, the annual Innovation Challenge is one of our most exciting competitions where students creatively meet a real-world problem with a cost-effective solution to inspire and help their community in some way.

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Art Competition

Artists of all sorts can showcase their skills for a chance to have their talents rewarded. Multiple entries are allowed to help students build their confidence and fuel their creativity.

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Photography Competition

K12 offers an annual Photography Competition for students to showcase their best work. Whether your student snaps shots on their smartphone or is a DSLR lens master, there are opportunities for everyone in this competition!

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Esports League

Ready, set, play! Through our Esports League, students compete nationwide, build teamwork and communication skills, and explore the world of virtual sports.

School-Based Activities

School-based activities like district bands, sports, and other social clubs create a platform for students to come together and develop skills outside of the virtual classroom.

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Field trips

Education comes alive with K12 field trips where students explore and engage in hands-on experiences beyond the classroom. Learn more about K12’s virtual field trip opportunities here.

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Subjects like technology, world languages, art, and more amplify the learning experience and promote exploration.

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Celebrate milestones with special events like prom, graduation, performances, and more.

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She’s active in her school’s SkillsUSA chapter and plays acoustic guitar in Rock and Roll Academy.


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Five Ways to Socialize Outside the Classroom

From fundraisers to online competitions, explore fresh ways for students to socialize outside the classroom.

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School Isn’t the Only Setting to Kickstart Socialization

Discover how Learning Coaches help students strengthen their social skills every day.

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Exploring the Social Side of Online School: Fun Activities and Social Opportunities Await

Think being social has to be in person? Think again! Read about all the cool ways online students can engage with their peers.


The social side of online learning is just as important as the academic side. Socialization helps students build interpersonal and collaborative skills while developing a strong sense of community.

K12 makes it easy for students to socialize with exciting online and in-person clubs, events, and field trips.

Socialization is just as important for Learning Coaches as it is for students. That’s why we have resources like the Learning Coach community where fellow Learning Coaches can find community and get support. 

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How do I get started?

Reach out or watch a demo to learn how K12 can work for your family.