"If we are to achieve real peace in the World, we shall have to begin with the children." - Ghandi

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Niños del Sol is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) not for profit charity that administers and provides fiscal sponsorship to unique, environmentally focused, youth programming in Sayulita, Mexico and the surrounding areas.

Our Programs

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CVIS is an ecological, community-oriented, multicultural and bilingual school located in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico. Incorporating the natural beauty and dynamic culture of the local area, CVIS provides an intellectually stimulating curriculum for preschool through 9th grade.

Sayulita Jr. SUP Team

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The Sayulita JR SUP Team is a public athletic organization that aims to provide world-class coaching to all skill levels while shaping well rounded, confident, involved youth.  Through education on and off the water, our 3 major pillars to success-discipline, respect, and community-we strive to provide a positive yet competitive environment where young athletes can develop skills to achieve their personal goals

Liga De Pee Wee

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Liga De Pee Wee is a low cost/free competitive surf series for area children ages 5-18. It offers the chance to experience training, competition and an entrance to the lifelong sport of surfing. Surfing provides an athletic and creative outlet for local children in Sayulita. Competitions are held in Sayulita, San Blas, San Pancho and Punta Mita, Mexico.

El Centro Camp

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El Centro Creativo Sayulita, is a cultural center that through arts and crafts seeks to collaborate in the formation of children in the community.

The El Centro/Surf It Out summer camp is run by professional surfers and artists. The camp gives children who might not normally have the opportunity to attend summer camp - the experience of a lifetime.


Niños del Sol also attracts partners from all over the world who want to support a change in educational practices as well as environmental consciousness. Environmentalists and advocates in the "green school" movement world-wide are contributing to and learning from our programs multi-generational approach to building an environmentally sustainable community while fostering economic equity and social integrity.

Niños del Sol is proud to partner with the following programs and individuals:
Waves For Water
Kate Coppola Foundation
WWW Foundation.



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