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 AC Portland’s 11 different sites, to come together to learn about AC Portland’s program model, curriculum, and best practices. AC Portland Executive Director Ben Dudley and Program Manager Jared Hoffman led
By:Jasmine Archie 2-8-15 Cold Winter Nights I put on my jacket and my boots. Then, I yelled to my mom “See you soon!” I jump out the door, then I’m on my way out to the woods. It gets dark really fast and I go back inside. And my mom said to me I can still play outside. I put on a big smile
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 for RAISE 2015, and we want you to be
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 night possible. The students had a great time, and
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 for the great uniforms and shoes for our teams.
This is the schedule for Basketball games Saturday, February 14th. The games will be a lot of fun, so please come out and support!! The Markham Eagles boys will be playing at Charles Jordan CC at 3:00pm. The Markham girls are playing at Markham at 11:20pm. The Oliver Otters are playing at 10:10am at Faubion. The Oliver girls will be playing at 11:20am at
5050 Raffle Volunteers We are looking for volunteers to attend the Timbers and Thorns FC games to sell 5050 raffle tickets. The Timbers and Thorns FC 5050 Raffles are huge fundraising opportunities for AC Portland … meaning more kids throughout Portland will benefit!! Volunteers partner up to sell tickets to fans before the match until the end of half time and are then invited to
Last years 50/50 raffle went extremely well and we owe it all to our volunteers that came out and did their best to help out out active children in Portland and in return they reaped the benefits; to watch a Trailblazer game in the beautiful Moda center suites. One veteran volunteer said, “It was great to spend time with the AC Portland family watching
Meet our player of the week, 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
This is the schedule for Basketball games tomorrow February 7th. They will be a lot of fun, so please come out and support! The Markham Eagles boys will be playing at Charles Jordan CC at 11:20am. The Markham girls are playing at Markham at 12:40pm. The Oliver Otters are playing at 9:00am at Faubion. The Oliver girls will be playing at 11:20am at Faubion.