5 Unique Youth Day Group Outing Ideas to Wow Your Friends

5 Unique Youth Day Group Outing Ideas to Wow Your Friends

With Youth Day coming up on a Sunday this year (meaning an extra Monday off for a long weekend!), it's the perfect excuse to break your time and do something extraordinary with your friends. 

After all, it's a holiday you won't get in a couple of years, so all the more you should enjoy it while you can!

That just leaves you with one burning question: What IS there to do in Singapore that you haven't done before? The Little Red Dot might seem small but it's packed with endless adventures and fun things to do with friends.

Whether you're looking for an adrenaline rush, a brain-teasing challenge, or just a cool way to hang out, we've got you covered. Read on for our group and class outing ideas guaranteed to make your Youth Day unforgettable.

1. Embark on a Kayaking Adventure

For those who wanna do stuff with their friends and have their sunblock and shades ready to go, a kayaking adventure through Singapore's waterways can be an exhilarating experience. Companies like Seek Sophie provide all sorts of kayaking experiences, from kayak fishing around Sentosa to combined mangrove kayaking and hiking on Ubin to night kayaking (for those who can't stand the sun). See Singapore's seas and shores from a whole new perspective, and take this chance to enjoy the island's natural beauty and tranquillity away from the non-stop hustle of city life.

2. Plan Out a Night Cycle of Singapore's Sights

It's so easy to feel like you're cooped up in Singapore in the middle of the school year. This Youth Day, why not experience the city in a whole new, freeing light with a night cycling tour? (Only if your parents say yes, though, of course). Whether it's the Eastern Coastal Loop between East Coast Park and Pasir Ris Park, the Central Urban Loop covering Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Toa Payoh, and Whampoa, or a classic right through the Central Business District taking you by Collyer Quay, Raffles Place, the Esplanade, and all the rest! Start your route with a light but filling meal at any of SG's iconic hawker centres, then board your bikes and get ready to light up the night as you ride off into the distance.

3. Host a (Beach) Sports Tournament

Okay, so maybe this idea sounds crazy with the rising temperature right now – but hear us out. If the weather stays sunny without making you feel like you're roasting alive, beach sports are such a classic way to spend a day out with friends. So classic, in fact, that such simple sports are often passed over as passé. But whether it's beach volleyball or frisbee, competing in the sand is a fantastic way to spend the day together. Not only will you get a bit of exercise, but the friendly competition among teams is a great group outing idea that's both fun and invigorating. And if it gets too hot, you can always think about booking some indoor court space at any Sport Singapore facilities and switch over to indoor games like badminton, floorball, or basketball.

4. Practice for Your Driver's Licence on a Go Kart Circuit

As a disclaimer, we need to say that go-karting doesn't actually count towards getting a legitimate driver's licence. But hey, it's an idea that makes it fun to pretend! Turns out, you don't need to go to Malaysia or Thailand just to go-kart. KF1 and The Karting Arena are just two of the circuits you can head to in Singapore to burn some rubber and (safely) race circles around your friends this long weekend – no licence needed.

5. Explore SG's Secrets in an Interactive Expedition

Combine education and exploration with Hidden.sg's outdoor escape rooms, perfect for team building and bonding with your friends or classmates. Yup, we said educational – don't scroll away just yet! Our WhatsApp-based games turn SIngapore into a giant game board where you and your friends can solve puzzles and uncover the secrets of iconic locations like Katong and Joo Chiat, Bras Basah, and Tanjong Pagar. It's an innovative way to experience the city and have fun along the way – so if your teacher asks if you did anything meaningful over the holiday, you can confidently say yes! (Psst, if you really enjoyed the trail, why not try and convince ‘cher to book it as a learning journey for students so you can play it again?)

From heart-stopping action to secret peeks into Singapore's past, these class outing ideas are designed to offer something for every group of friends. Youth Day is your opportunity to make unforgettable memories and spend time with your closest friends - so grab your buddies, pick an adventure, and make this Youth Day long weekend one for the books.