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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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Winter 2016 Sports and Recreation

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.

Youth: Extreme Laser Tag

Tuesdays, April 11 and 18, 8pm - 10pm

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.

Teen Night: Extreme Laser Tag

Tuesdays, April 11 and 18, 10pm - 11pm

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.

Teen Night: Ping Pong Tournament

Thursdays, April 13 and 20, 9:30pm - 11pm

Show off your ping pong skills in this fun tournament just for teens! Meets in the Night Heron Park Pavilion.

Pick Up Games

Held Daily, 2pm - 3pm

All are welcome to participate in pick-up games every afternoon. These un-supervised games will take place in Night Heron Park at their respective field or court. Remember to bring your game ball! The Heron Park Nature Center has a supply of sports balls they can lend. Complimentary.

Sundays: Gaga Ball

Mondays & Fridays: Soccer

Tuesdays & Thursdays: Volleyball

Wednesdays & Saturdays: Basketball


Teen Outdoor Adventures

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.

Nature Scavenger Hunt (NEW for 2017)

Test your navigation skills and embark on a scavenger hunt on Kiawah Island by bicycle. Naturalists will guide you to various wild locations where you can use your detective skills and the clues provided to discover and collect nature artifacts. Scavenger hunt winners earn bragging rights and a prize!
$25/person. 2 person minimum. Duration: 2 hours Does NOT include bike rental.

Teen Kayaking

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 pluff 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

Teen Paddleboarding

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.