Teen and Youth Activities

Teen and Youth Activities are a great way to experience Kiawah, and 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 12-17. 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.

For the most up to date information, follow us on Facebook. 

Sports and Recreation

Please read below for information regarding reservations and admission cost. Offerings are seasonal, please visit KiawahActivites.com to view times and dates of events, or call (843)768-6001. During teen events, please make necessary arrangements for transportation. Night Heron Park closes at 11pm.

3v3 Basketball Tournament

Join us at the Night Heron Park Basketball Court for a 3v3 Basketball Tournament! Come alone or with a team to play the island’s best basketball. Referees will call the game and run the tournament. Youth games begin at 7pm. Adult games begin at 8pm. Prizes awarded to the winning team in each category.

Youth tournament is open to ages 12 and under. Those 13 and over will be required to play in the adult tournament. Please arrive ten minutes early to register your team as gameplay begins promptly at 7pm and 8pm. Admission is complimentary. Reservations not required.

Archery Tag

Join the global sensation of Archery Tag! Never heard of Archery Tag? Imagine dodgeball and archery combined into one sport. This is a fast paced game that involves aim, accuracy, teamwork, strategy, and FUN!

$5 per game or $20 for unlimited game play. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Reservations not required. This event occurs during our Sun Down Festival on Wednesday evenings. Please call 843.768.6001 for more information.

Adventure Camp

Take on your own adventure with this camp for ages 8-15. Campers will explore the island and take on paddle boarding, surfing, archery, and MORE! Campers travel to Mingo Point and to the beach during camp, space is limited so advanced reservations are required.

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.

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!

Summer. $60/teen; $55 for KIGR guests and KICA members, 2 person minimum. Duration: 2 hours

Teen Paddleboarding

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.

Summer. $55/teen; $50/ KIGR & KICA Teens. 2 person minimum. Duration: 1.5 hours

Jr Naturalist Program

Looking for more youth activities?

Check out our Jr. Naturalist Program for seasonal daily adventures for your explorer aged 7 -12 years! We also offer Classroom Programs, Reptile Roundup for kids aged 7 and up and Scales and Scutes for ages 3-6! Check KiawahActivities.com for dates and times, or call 843.768.6001.