Make & Skate: Build, Ride, Thrive! Skateboard Camp Ages 9-12 | July 22-July 26 or July 29-August 2

Make & Skate: Build, Ride, Thrive!
Skateboard Camp for Ages 9-12

Two 5-Day Sessions to choose from:
Monday - Friday, July 22 - July 26
Monday - Friday, July 29 - August 8
M-W 9am-2pm, Th-Fri 9am - 12pm
$525 pp

IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Brooks Building
10 Spring Wharf
Newport, RI  02840


Make & Skate: Build, Ride, Thrive!
Get ready to roll into the ultimate skateboarding adventure at the IYRS Skateboard Building Camp! For five action-packed days, young shredders aged 9-12 will dive headfirst into the world of skateboarding, from crafting their very own custom boards to hitting the ramps with a pro skater by their side.

Camp Highlights:

Days 1-3: Build Your Own Skateboard in the State-of-the-Art IYRS Composites Shop
Monday - Wednesday, 9am-2pm, IYRS School of Technology & Trades

Step into the exciting realm of skateboard design and construction as campers spend three days on the IYRS campus, learning the ins and outs of some modern manufacturing techniques. Under the guidance of skilled IYRS instructors, participants will embark on a hands-on journey to build their own custom skateboards, using cutting-edge methods like vacuum bagging to create and shape boards that are as unique as they are.

Days 4-5: Skateboarding with Pro Donny Barley
Thursday & Friday, 9am-12pm, Jamestown Skatepark

After putting the finishing touches on their masterpieces, campers will hit the pavement at the Jamestown Skatepark for two unforgettable sessions of skateboarding fun. And they won't be doing it alone – they'll have the chance to skate alongside none other than Pro Skater Donny Barley! With Donny's expert guidance and encouragement, campers will hone their confidence, tackle new tricks, and gain invaluable insights into the world of skateboarding.

Additional Highlights:

  • Hands-on STEAM learning

  • Safety instruction every step of the way, from making to skating

  • All skateboard building materials provided

  • Opportunities for camaraderie, teamwork, and friendship building

  • A supportive and inclusive environment that celebrates individual progress and achievement

  • Take-home skateboards crafted with care and passion, ready to ride for years to come

At Make & Skate, every moment is an opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive in the vibrant skateboarding community. So grab your helmet, strap on your pads, and join us for an unforgettable week of building, riding, and making memories that will last a lifetime!

Spaces are limited to 10 participants, so reserve your spot today and get ready to skate your heart out!

Note: Helmets and padding are not provided, but required for each skateboarding session.