Together we can make a difference!

Kiting-for-kids is a group of avid kite boarders that have a love for the sport and a desire to make a difference. We raise funds through Kite events that go directly to the Children's Miracle Network and BC Children's Hospital. It's a win win! We do something we love and get to make a difference at the same time. We invite you to become a kitingforkids member and explore ways you to can make a difference.


Kitingforkids 2018-2019 : Soaring to new heights.

Kiting for kid has raised over $25,000 for the BC Children's Hospital through our events and still going strong thanks to you.  


                                                             NEW THIS YEAR:

Since the beginning of 2018 and years to come we are proud to announce an ongoing fundraiser through our affiliate partnership with SEND OUT CARDS.  This organization has the vision of sharing and caring and making a difference by the simple art of sending a heart felt card.  Whether you are sending a loved one a special message or utilizing the corporate card campaign programs to warmly stay in touch with with your client base.  This program enables residual income for the charity simply through sending cards in the mail.  Corporate clients please contact for more details.

Click the logo, send a card, make a difference!


Congratulations  you helped generate donations for the BC CHildren's Hospital Foundation!   


MORE IN STORE FOR 2018:   Kiting for kids is off to La Ventana Mexico,  one of the top 10 rated spots in the world for kiteboarding.  Some of the local schools and businesses would like to hear about kiting for kids to see how their community can pull together to raise funds for local children in need.   

A Recap of 2017: A great success - Thanks to the South Port Kiteboarding organisation and the community of Port Alberni

 Kitingforkids and South Port kiteboarding teamed up to bring the 2017 BC Children's Hospital fundraiser.  The series of events were fun for all and again the fund raising goal has been achieved.  

Check out our events tab for further details.

May 27TH The Great Foil Challenge

This event is open to all board styles but with a focus on the Foil boarding discipline. We will be running a circuit from the Centennial Pier harbor (near the Swept Away B&B) up to a Marker at Polly’s Point. How many laps can you do in two hours? 
We are partnering up with Canal Beach Watersports ACDC Challenge to help provide great spectator entertainment during the afternoon.

June 17th Kiting in Costume

This two hour event is open to all capable riders with the encouragement to come out and kite in costume (family appropriate) for the day. Girl on a Board kiteboarding School will also be at the dock offering 15min Trainer kite lessons for donations during the afternoon.
We are Partnering up with the Port Authority for their Port family Days Celebration. This day falls on the Solstice as well and there are evening events planned by a summer’s art group.

July 1st Big Air and Freestyle Extravaganza

This two hour event is open to all capable riders to come and throw down their best moves and big air in a friendly competitive atmosphere for all spectators to enjoy at the centennial Pier. We are holding this event during the Triconic Challenge and Okie Dookie Ball Tournament so it is going to be a very busy weekend with tons of people around.

Our fundraising format is as follows

• Registered Riders (via email) to gather pledges for their sponsored participation
• Fundraising Kettles will be at event site for Spectators and By passers to donate

Donors/Sponsors: Please insure when filling your donation information under the additional information box please indicate if you are sponsoring someone and if so who.

All fundraising donations will be done through the children’s hospital online donation page provided by the Children’s hospital Foundation. This ensures 100% transparency and 100% proceeds to the foundation. It will also allow easy access to those donating to receive a tax receipt. As the last benefit, we are able to track all donations to be able to identify pledges made for individual riders and their amounts.