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FootGolf Shootout

Active Children Portland is proud to announce that on August 22nd, 2015 Glendoveer Golf & Tennis will host the first annual AC Portland FootGolf Shootout sponsored by adidas. FootGolf is a new, exhilarating sport that combines the rules of golf with the energy of soccer. This event promises to resonate exceptionally well with our passionate Portland sports fan base, and will provide funding for

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We’re Hiring!

Active Children Portland is currently seeking help with two different positions. We are looking for a Development Director and an Office Manager/Bookkeeper. If you are interested in either of these positions, please click these links Office Manager/Bookkeeping Development Director to read the job descriptions that include instructions for applying.

Spring Frenzy Recap

Active Children Portland held our annual Spring Frenzy at Providence Park on Saturday, May 16th. Over 160 students came out to participate in drills, skill stations, and scrimmages. The kids were thrilled to have the opportunity to play on the same field as the Portland Timbers and Thorns! We utilized the entire soccer field as Active Children Portland staff and coaches led students through

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AC Portland All-Stars
Molly wearing her uniform with pride!

Holistic education works!!

Molly Cogburn-Fary is a 5th grader at Markham Elementary. This is Molly’s third year being part of the America Scores program. Based on her gifts and passions, there is not a better program for her than America Scores. America Scores is a program that AC Portland has partnered with that integrates soccer, poetry and service-learning, with an approach that improves students’ health, academic achievement

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Meet Kap!!

Meet Kapatisok Laila. Kap is a 5th grader at Whitman Elementary. He tells us the story of how he has basically been playing Basketball before even walking. He got his first Basketball when he was only one year old, since then his passion for the sport has only grown. When he was seven years old, he started playing on rec teams. This is his

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Our Game. Together, We are Soccer!

  One of our favorite thing about soccer is how it connects people from different backgrounds in a fun and meaningful way. Donovan and Jesus are both fifth graders at James John Elementary. The love and support they have for one another is contagious. Their entire team is fun and supportive with one another. It is great team chemistry!   Donovan is a 5th

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Miguel getting ready for practice

Miguel Torres

Miguel Torres, is a second grader who is doing AC Portland, Soccer for Success program for the first time. He moved to Portland last year with his parents from Morelos, Mexico to seek a different lifestyle. Miguel is still working really hard on learning English. Although, it has been challenging he wants to feel included through communicating with his teachers and fellow students. However,

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