Examples of co-curricular activities might include National Honor Society, student council, school sports teams, math clubs, chess clubs, talent shows, spelling bees, writing competitions, debates, mock trials, school newspapers, and drama productions.
Activities sponsored or recognized by a school or college which are not part of the academic curriculum but are acknowledged to be an essential part of the life of an educational institution. Co curricular activities include sports, school bands, student newspaper etc. They may also be classed as ‘Extracurricular’ i.e. activities carried on outside the regular course of study; activities outside the usual duties of a job, as extra class activities”- according to The International Dictionary of Education (1977).
Non-academic activity in the form of curricular one provides support to students to venture into professional fields like fashion, music, painting, art, acting, photography, printing and many more. That’s why students need co-curricular activities, which helps in enhancing many skill developments. Importance of co curricular activities have increased manifold in modern life. However, co-curricular meaning varies to little bit as per place, time and space.