Teen and Youth Activities are a great way to experience Kiawah and to meet new friends. Activities are held throughout the summer and during all major holidays.
All events take place at Night Heron Park, unless otherwise noted. Youth programs are designed for ages 7-12. Teen programs are designed for ages 13-18. Recreation staff is present, however, youth and teens are not individually supervised. Please note that the following schedule is subject to change. Call (843) 768-6001 for more information.
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March 30 - April 10
Monday, March 30 | 2pm - 4:15pm | Mingo Point | 12-17 years old.
If you always wanted to try your hand at painting, here’s your chance! Spend the afternoon with professional Charleston artist Tina Mayland who will be with you every step of the way to make your experience enjoyable and successful. You’ll leave with a completed painting of the marsh at Mingo Point, as well as handouts to remind you of what you’ve learned. All professional-grade art equipment will be supplied, including smocks. Wear casual clothes.
$95/person. All levels of ability are welcome, ages 12-17. Reservations are required no later than 4pm the day before the lesson: 843.768.6001. Minimum of 2 & maximum of 12. www.TinaMaylandArt.com
Mondays, March 30 & April 6 | 8pm - 9pm | Night Heron Park | 7-12 years old.
New for 2015! Kids ages 7-12 can participate in our Extreme Laser Tag. Come ready to dodge and shoot while meeting other kids on the island! Meets in Night Heron Park in front of the stage. Admission is complimentary.
Mondays, March 30 & April 6 | 9pm - 11pm | Night Heron Park | 13-18 years old.
We are taking laser tag to the next level- outdoor style! Come ready to dodge and shoot while meeting other teens on the island! Meet in Night Heron Park in front of the stage. Admission is complimentary.
Wednesdays, April 1 & 8 | 9:30pm - 11pm | Night Heron Park | 13-18 years old.
Come show off your talents at the Night Heron Park stage and get your 15 minutes of fame while on vacation! Sing, dance, tell some jokes, perform any unique skills that WOW our judges. Admission is complimentary.
Thursdays, April 2 & 9 | 4pm - 5pm | Night Heron Basketball Court | 7-12 years old.
Take it to the top of the key! Come with a team or solo and make some friends. Groups will be divided by age. Winning teams receive a prize. Admission is complimentary.
Thursdays, April 2 & 9 | 9pm - 11pm | Night Heron Basketball Court | 13-18 years old.
Give it your best shot! This single elimination tournament is your chance to show off your skills. Winning teams receive a prize. Admission is complimentary.
Friday, April 3 | 11am - 12pm (ages 6-9) 12pm - 1pm (ages 10-12) | Night Heron Basketball Court | 6-12 years old.
Does your game need fine tuning? Come join former Big South Conference Longwood University Division 1 player Stephen Shockley as he shows you fundamental skills to propel you to the next level of your game. Reservations required. $25/person.
Fridays, April 3 & 10 | 9:30pm - 11pm | Night Heron Park Pavilion | 13-18 year olds.
There is no better way to kick off your weekend than a dance party under the black lights. The hottest songs and UV bubbles will be sure to light up your night. Admission is complimentary.
Tuesdays, March 31 & April 7 and Thursdays, April 2 & 9 | 2pm - 4pm | Night Heron Park | 13-17 years old.
Test your navigation skills and embark on a scavenger hunt on Kiawah Island by bicycle. Learn the techniques of using a compass, map, and combing those to find your way to secret island locations. Naturalists will accompany you while you explore the island by bicycle to find the various checkpoints. Reservations required. Please call for information & availability. $30/person. (Does NOT include bike rental.)
Looking for more youth activities?
Check out our Jr. Naturalist program for daily adventures for your explorer aged 7 -12 years! Kids aged 7 and up should also check out our Classroom Program Reptile Round-Up, and your 3 - 6 year olds can join us for Scales and Scutes! Call for times and reservations: 843.768.6001.