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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Admission complimentary, Reservations not required. Offerings are seasonal, please call (843)768-6001 for availability. Recreation staff is present; however, youth and teens are not individually supervised. During teen events, please make necessary arrangements for transportation. Night Heron Park closes at 11pm.
Thursday, November 24 8pm - 9:30pm
Come ready to dodge and shoot while mixing it up with other kids on the island! Meet at Night Heron Park stage.
Thursday, November 24 9:30pm - 11pm
Come ready to dodge and shoot while mixing it up with other teens on the island! Meet at Night Heron Park stage.
Friday, November 25 8pm - 9pm
Come with a team or solo to make some friends. Teams will be divided into age brackets: 7-9 & 10-12. Winning teams of the tournament will receive a prize. Meet at the Night Heron Park Basketball Court.
Friday, November 25 9pm - 10:30pm
In this tournament, teams will be divided into age brackets: 13-15 & 16-18. Tournament champions will receive a prize. Meet at the Night Heron Park Basketball Court.
Adults must be present to sign kids in and out, before and after the trip. All Nature Tours have a 24-hour cancellation policy. Offerings are seasonal, call the Nature Center at (843)768-6001 for availability and reservations.Recommended ages 13-15, no adults allowed! Adults must sign their child in and out when dropped off and picked up.
Test your navigation skills and embark on a scavenger hunt on Kiawah Island by bicycle. Learn the techniques of using a compass and map, and combining those to find your way to secret island locations. Naturalists will accompany you while you explore the island by bicycle to find clues leading to each checkpoint.
$30/person. 2 person minimum. Duration: 2 hours Does NOT include bike rental.
Time for the kids to get out and have an adventure of their own. After some quick tips, it’s time to jump in your own kayak and have some fun on the water. From races in the river to some fun in the mud, you’re sure to make some new friends on this trip!
Seasonal. $55/teen; $50 for KIGR guests and KICA members, 2 person minimum. Duration: 2 hours
SUP!? Take the plunge and become a part of the fastest growing water sport on the East Coast. Hand stands, balancing tricks and team paddling are just a few of the fun activities to do on paddleboards while enjoying the view of the salt marsh.
Seasonal. $45/teen; $40/ KIGR & KICA Teens. 2 person minimum. Duration: 1.5 hours
Looking for more youth activities?
Check out our Jr. Naturalist program for seasonal 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.