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.
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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.
Teen Night: Mario Cart Grand Prix
Drivers start your engines, and participate in a Mario Kart tournament! This event is a fun and great way for teens to hang out and get to know one another while remaining socially distant!
Admission is $5 per person. Reservations are required, call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines with people outside your group.
Skills and Drills Basketball
Announcing, the Kiawah All-Star Basketball competition! This socially distanced competition is designed to seek out the most skilled ballers on the island! Competitions include, a 3-point shootout and a Skills & Drills challenge in which participants will have an opportunity to go one at a time to showcase their tricks! Prizes will be awarded to winners in two categories: 12 & under and 13 & up for both competitions. The 3 Point Contest starts at 6 PM, and the Skills & Drills will start at 6:45 PM.
Admission is $2 per person. Reservations are required, call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines with people outside your group.
Join the global sensation of Archery Tag! This is a fast paced game that involves aim, accuracy, teamwork, strategy, and FUN! Your family will face off against an opposing family!
$20 for up to 6 players. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Reservations are required, call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines with people outside your group.
Take on your own adventure with this camp for ages 8-15. Campers will explore the island and take on kayaking, paddle boarding, SUP games, surfing, Jr. Lifeguard training, motor boat excursions, 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.
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
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
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.