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Teen & Youth Activities

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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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Thanksgiving 2014

November 26 - November 29

Youth Oil Painting Instruction

Wednesday, November 26 & Saturday, November 29 | 2pm - 4:15pm | 12-17 years old.
Paint outdoors at beautiful Mingo Point, just outside the Kiawah gate. In 2 hours you’ll create your own painting as a unique memory of your vacation. Charleston artist Tina Mayland will be with you every step of the way to ensure your experience is educational and enjoyable. Everything is provided: easel, canvas, oil paint, & smocks. Wear casual clothes.
$95/person. All levels of ability are welcome, ages 12-17. Reservations are required no later than 4:30pm the day before the lesson: 843.768.6001. Minimum of 2 & maximum of 12.

Teen Night: Extreme Laser Tag

Thursday, November 27 | 9pm - 11pm | 13-18 years old.
It’s every man for himself in our impressive laser tag game at Night Heron Park. Come ready to dodge and shoot while meeting other teens on the island! Meet in front of the Night Heron Park Stage. Admission is complimentary.

Youth: 3 on 3 Basketball

Friday, November 28 | 8pm - 9pm | 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. Meet at the Night Heron Park Basketball Court. Admission is complimentary.

Teen Night: 3 on 3 Basketball

Friday, November 28 | 9pm - 11pm |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. Meet at the Night Heron Park Basketball Court. Admission is complimentary.

Youth & Teen: Pumpkin Hockey

Saturday, November 29 | 1pm - 2pm | 7-18 years old.
He shoots, he scores! This game of hockey is one you've never seen! Come to Night Heron Park for a round of pumpkin hockey. Admission is complimentary.

NEW! Archery Tag

Saturday, November 29 | 2pm - 4pm | Ages 8 & up.
Come experience Archery like you've never seen before! Archery Tag is a form of dodgeball using bow & arrows. Dip and dive through bunkers to get your arrows and conquer the competition! Meet at the Night Heron Park Soccer Field. This event is for ages 8 and up. All equipment is provided. Admission is complimentary.

For "Wild" Teens

Teen vs. Wild

Dates & Times vary. Please call for information & availability. | 13-17 years old.
Would you be able to survive on Kiawah without today’s technologies? During this adventure, learn the skills needed to survive on a barrier island. Naturalists will guide you through a hike to help you discover food and water then show you how to identify venomous snakes. Finally, you will be able to make your very own shelter using materials from the natural environment. $30/person.

Get Lost

Dates & Times vary. Please call for information & availability. | 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 and reading a map and combining those to find your way to secret locations. Naturalists will accompany you while you explore the Island by bicycle to find the various checkpoints. $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.