Empowering at-risk youth through skateboarding

A skateboarder does a grab trick in a bowl-shaped skate park. In the background is a watching crowd, palm trees, and the ocean.
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  • Climbing @ Fergs

    Climbing @ Fergs

    One of our scouts planned a night out of hall. He arranged for us to go climbing at Fergs just down the hill. The scouts had an exceptional night.

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  • Investiture in Patuna Chasm

    Investiture in Patuna Chasm

    When new Scouts join a Scout troop, they participate in an investiture ceremony where they agree to follow the scout promise and are awarded the group scarf and badges. For our latest new member, Isabella, we did something different – held her investiture while on a trip walking through the Patuna Chasm. Normally we wear uniforms […]

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  • Bike Night

    Bike Night

    We are thrilled to have Matt and Paul in to help with the bicycling badge. We covered the Aotearoa Cycle Trail. The scouts were fascinated by the ride from the Cape Reinga to Bluff. Paul Kennett (with his brother) is the author of numerous books on bike trails and biking in New Zealand.

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Learn to skate

Skatepark welcomes youth of all ages and experience levels. Whether you’ve never been on a board before, or you can already do tricks, there’s a place for you and something to learn.

Make new friends

Skateboarding is a social sport! Come hang out and meet some new friends to cheer you on while you skate. We have a strict no-bullying policy and maintain a supportive environment.

Close-up of a person riding a skateboard, focusing on their feet and the board. One foot is on the board, while the other foot is up, in motion. A skatepark is blurred in the background.

Skateboarding can teach people discipline, patience, and resiliency. It’s a great sport for kids with a lot of energy! We’ll help build up some structure and support in your life, all while you meet new people and have a ton of fun learning how to skateboard.


Visiting Coaches

Steph Harper. Buddy Sellers. Mehmet Farrow. Bob Lopez. Tammy Habich. Tye Barclay. Kaden Price. Lily Rivera. Chris Wright. Sammy Sanchez.

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