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1st Annual AC Portland 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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Community Cup: Volunteers Wanted

Just like last year, Active Children Portland is looking for volunteers for the Community Cup. The Portland Timbers Community Cup is a full sided soccer tournament for local companies to compete against each other to raise money for the Community Fund. The Qualifiers will take place at THPRD August 8-9 and the Finals at Providence Park August 23. This is a great event, and we look forward to

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Sqord Bands: Keeping Kids Active

In order to promote a healthy lifestyle for students taking part in Active Children Portland summer camps, and with help from Movin’ It Kids, we have begun issuing Sqord Booster bands to children in select camps.   Sqord Boosters look like a wristwatch and track the wearer’s activity throughout the day. Sqord Boosters allow the user to challenge themselves, and their friends, to maintain a healthy and

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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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