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Help Keep Women In The Game

A few weeks ago, The United States Women’s National Team shocked the world and won the 2015 World Cup. Winning the World Cup is a tremendous accomplishment, and everyone at Active Children Portland was thrilled to watch the US Women raise the championship trophy at the conclusion of the tournament. At Active Children Portland, we strive to […]

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 […]

#RAISE2015 a Success!

On Friday, April 10th, Active Children Portland hosted their annual #RAISE fundraiser at the adidas Village Conference Center & Lounge. On a night dedicated to celebrating youth creativity and athletics, 120 attendees came together to raise over $40,000. Thanks to these donations, and to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention grant Active Children […]

Why is Active Children Portland Programming different?

This basketball season Active Children Portland developed a new curriculum to implement at our sites. All the different schools took part in our boys and girls leagues, and the Markham Elementary girls team made it all the way to the finals! This year we spent lot of time developing a new kind of way to […]

Active Children Portland Hosts Spring Coaches Training

Active Children Portland held an annual training session designed to prepare coaches for the spring soccer program on Friday, March 20th. This daylong session was an opportunity for the 30 attendees, including coaches from Active Children Portland’s 11 different sites, to come together to learn about Active Children Portland’s program model, curriculum, and best practices. Active […]

Help Us Grow! Raise 2015

Active Children Portland is proud to announce RAISE 2015! Presented by Soccer Shots, Organic By Nature, Beef Northwest, and Pacific Foods. We hope you can join us at the adidas Village Conference Center and Lounge in North Portland on April 10th for an evening dedicated to honoring youth, creativity and sports. We’re putting together the roster […]

Students Attend Blazers vs. Mavericks

Last Thursday, students from Markham, Whitman, and Cesar Chavez Elementary Schools attended the Portland Trail Blazers game. The kids had a great time rooting the Blazers on to victory in a potential playoff match up against the Dallas Mavericks. Thank you to Make It Better, Adidas Basketball, Neighborhood House and Impact NW for making Thursday […]

RESPECT 2.0 PSA Featuring Kap

One of our Active Children Portland basketball players, Kap, from Whitman Elementary School, was recently featured in a PSA with Portland Trailblazer’s all-star point guard Damian Lillard. Respect_Kap from Trail Blazers on Vimeo. Special thanks to The Portland Trailblazers Foundation and Damian Lillard for allowing us to participate. We would like to thank adidas basketball […]