Active Children Portland Hosts Coaches Training for Fall 2015

Our Fall 2015 Coach-Mentors.

On Friday, September 18th, Active Children Portland hosted our annual Fall Coach-Mentor training session at adidas. Friday’s training session allowed AC Portland staff to prepare 20 new coaches for the upcoming Fall 2015 soccer season. With help from staff and volunteers, Active Children Portland Program Manager Jared Hoffman led the coaches through conversations in the classroom, and then through an on field practice demonstration.

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“Be The Best Me I Can Be” Music Video

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PORTLAND OR – HAVE YOU LISTENED YET?! Check out “Be The Best Me I Can Be” written and performed by Dave Berg, Tony Esterly and the America Scores Portland / AC Portland students of Davis Elementary. We’re thrilled to have been part of such an amazing experience! The song was recorded at Kung Fu Bakery Recording Studios. Video by Michael Blake; Premiered with Lydia’s

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1st Annual FootGolf Shootout a Success


  On Saturday, August 22nd, Active Children Portland hosted our first annual AC Portland FootGolf Shootout Sponsored by adidas. 113 players participated in the tournament at Glendoveer Golf Course. The Shootout was a huge success. Thank you for helping us raise $11,000! We’re already looking forward to next year’s event! “It was so much fun!  Everyone was having a great time and thanks to

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50% off at adidas!!!


50% off Employee Store Pass Our amazing partners at adidas America are offering an opportunity to all of our supporters to come and shop at the Employee store where you will receive 50% off of your purchase. In addition to the great savings, a portion of the proceeds will benefit AC Portland. The pass is valid from Aug.14th-Sept.13th 2015. Click here to download the store

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We’ve moved!

We've moved!

Active Children Portland Moves to New Office New location puts AC Portland closer to program sites and communities Portland, OR, August 10, 2015: Today, Active Children Portland is proud to announce we’ve moved our offices to 7931 NE Halsey Suite 201, Portland, OR 97213. Our new offices help put Active Children Portland closer to our program sites, in addition to putting us closer to

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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

The Sqord Booster in action!

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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Volunteer at Timbers and Thorns Games


Looking for a way to get involved? How about an opportunity to watch Portland Timbers and Thorns games? Well Active Children Portland has just the opportunity you’re looking for! Active Children Portland is looking for volunteers to help us run our 50/50 raffle at Portland Timbers and Thorns games. Come on down to Providence Park and help sell tickets to fans. In addition to

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FootGolf is Coming!


The First Annual Active Children Portland FootGolf Tournament is just a month away! On August 22nd, Glendoover Golf & Tennis will play host to the tournament. FootGolf is an exciting new sport that combines the rules of golf with the energy of soccer. Up to 144 registered players will compete in the shotgun style tournament. Beverage carts, 21+ wristbands, and merchandise will be available

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