Paddle with Promise


Join Bruce Main, the UrbanPromise Board and student River Guides for this invitation only morning on the river. 

We all love to talk about how UrbanPromise is different from other places. Our approach to kids is unique, our story is one of a kind, and sometimes it’s difficult to put into words why we believe what we do works - and works more effectively and profoundly than any other youth organization in the area. So it feels appropriate that we invite you and your guests to an event that is equally unique.

UrbanPromise students have played a significant role in cleaning, preserving, and studying the Tidal Cooper River in their own backyard. You and your guests will experience a private canoe tour guided by our student River Guides.

You will walk away from the morning with a deeper understanding of UrbanPromise and inspired by the vision our youth have for their city.


The leisurely paddle from Kaighn Avenue to Pyne Point Park will take approximately 2:00-2:30 hours.  Box lunches will be provided at the conclusion of the paddle. UrbanPromise will provide canoes, kayaks, paddles, life jackets, and a socially distanced (bus) ride back to your departure location.  Masks are to be worn while on land and are optional once on the water.


Kaighn Avenue Dam
Behind the "Sneaker Locker"
7640 N Park Drive
Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109

Guests should park their vehicles along North Park Drive.


Saturday, September 26, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM (estimated)


Please RSVP by September 17 to Shannon Oberg, Creative Director, at or (609) 876-9958.